This bill establishes procedures to authorize an officer, agent of a humane society, a police officer, or certain other public official to recover reasonable costs of care from the ownerContinue reading
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Protect unattended dogs left outside in extreme weather and heat!!
SB 44/HB 16 requires that dogs left unattended in extreme weather and heat have shelter that meets some clear, minimal standards.Continue reading
The Maryland General Assembly Session Opens on January 12, 2022
The 2022 Legislative Session will be a hybrid. Unlike last year’s totally virtual format, buildings will be open to the public, with virtual committee hearings in the House for theContinue reading
Maryland’s Unfinished Agenda for Animals Advances in 2021!
The 2021 Session was historic as it was conducted in a virtual format. While the halls of Annapolis legislative chambers were quiet except for legislators and their staff, the usualContinue reading
Three New Maryland Laws to Protect Animals Take Effect October 1st
On October 1st, three new laws to go into effect to raise welfare standards for animals in Maryland. They focus on areas of cruelty such as animal sexual exploitation and abuse,Continue reading