Cat Declaw Prohibition (SB67/HB22) Senator Cheryl Kagan/Delegate Lorig Charkoudian Maryland becomes the second state to ban this cruel and painful procedure except in medically necessary circumstances that involve the health ofContinue reading
Governor Hogan Signs Four Animals Bills!
‘A Legacy Year’ for Animal Welfare Laws in Annapolis, Advocates SayContinue reading
Let’s Create an Incentive for Landlords to Accept Pets!
This bill would provide a tax credit for landlords who adopt pet-friendly leasing policies. While landlords would be able to impose restrictions on the number of companion animals residing withContinue reading
Maryland Joins States Banning Banning Wildlife Killing Contests
As of July 1st, Wildlife Killing Contests simply for prizes or money are prohibited in Maryland. Kudos to The Humane Society of the United States for conducting investigations into theseContinue reading
Maryland Stands Up for Wildlife and Bans Chlorpyrifos – 2020 Session Recap
The 2020 Legislative Session ended at 5:00 pm on March 18, 2020, a decision in Maryland’s history that had not happened since the Civil War. Many emergency bills passed in theContinue reading