Police/Fire

Horse rescue under way in Fallston

UPDATE: Initial reports indicate that the horse has been freed and was not injured. Original story below… —— FALLSTON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a technical rescue in Fallston. At around 10 a.m., units responded to the 300-block of Reckord Road for a report of a trapped animal. At the scene, crews found that a horse had become stuck …


Police/Fire

Roof caves in during Essex house fire

UPDATE: Three dogs and two cats reportedly died in the blaze, which was caused by an unattended stove. No one was home at the time of the fire. Original story below… ——— ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning house fire in Essex. The fire was reported at around 7:30 a.m. in the 300-block of Wye Road. …


Three Baltimore County Animal Services employees test positive for COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Animal Services is taking action to safeguard employees, animals, and patrons after three employees tested positive for COVID-19. The three employees all work in animal care at the Baltimore County Animal Shelter, located at 13800 Manor Road in Baldwin. “The health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, animals at the shelter, and our patrons will always be …

Baltimore County Animal Services places all surgeries ‘on hold’

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animal Services announced on Wednesday that all surgeries would be placed “on hold” until further notice. “Due to a change in our resources, the public surgical department at Baltimore County Animal Services will be closing as of Friday June 5, 2020,” officials said in a statement. “This means that all public and TNR surgeries will be on …

Baltimore County Animal Services to resume public surgeries for cats next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Baltimore County Animal Services announced on Monday that public surgeries for cats would resume at its Baldwin surgery center on Tuesday, May 26th. Online scheduling at baltimorecountymd.gov/spayneuter is now available for cat spays and neuters on a limited basis. As part of reopening the Baldwin shelter surgical center, BCAS has developed protocols to keep patients, members of the public, …

GoFundMe page established for Snoop the service dog’s vet expenses

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It was a heartbreaking story that had a bittersweet ending. A GoFundMe page has been established to help cover vet expenses for Snoop, the service dog who was found after fleeing from a fatal White Marsh crash.  Since Snoop’s owner was killed in the crash, the funds will also help the owner’s sister who is now caring for the …

Service dog found after fleeing from White Marsh crash [PHOTOS]

UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help cover the cost of Snoop’s medical bills. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Snoop is safe. The service dog that fled the scene following a fatal Saturday afternoon crash in White Marsh has been found. Police say that, at just after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, a Dodge Ram traveling northbound on Campbell …

Police searching for service dog that fled following fatal White Marsh crash

UPDATE 2: A GoFundMe page has been established to help cover the cost of Snoop’s medical bills. UPDATE: “Snoop” has been found and is currently at Pet ER. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are searching for a Dalmatian that got away following Saturday’s fatal crash in White Marsh. The dog was pulled from a burning vehicle and its owner …