Business, Family, Health

Baltimore County Animal Services to begin reopening to the public

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Starting on Tuesday, August 4, Baltimore County Animal Services will begin the first stages of re-opening to the public. In order to continue to safe guard staff, volunteers, and members of the public from the spread of COVID-19, facilities will still be performing all adoptions and surrenders by appointment only. BCAS will now be allowing up to three members …


Family, Health, Sci-Tech

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, …

Pair indicted after 74 dead cats found inside Middle River home

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Two Middle River residents have been indicted on 63 counts of aggravated animal cruelty, animal cruelty, and failure to provide food, drink, and care after police discovered 74 dead cats and rescued 150 live cats and other animals from inside their home. Garriott J. Cox, 53, and Pamela Arrington, 51, of the 10000-block of Bird River Road (21220), …

Baltimore County animal adoption fees waived for 2019 Clear the Shelters event

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Animal shelters across the country are teaming up to find loving homes for pets in need. The annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative, will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019. More than 400 shelters in 20 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, will waive or discount fees as part of the one-day …

Police: dog abandoned in White Marsh needs home

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Baltimore County Police Department says they have a furry friend who needs a home. On Wednesday evening, Officer Rivers found a dog that had been abandoned by the side of the road in the White Marsh area. “I took her back to the precinct where she got food, water, and lots of playtime,” said Officer Rivers. …

Spring 2018 rabies clinic coming to Nottingham area in May

The Baltimore County Department of Health’s Department of Animal Services will be holding low-cost animal rabies vaccination clinics in the Nottingham area. Vaccinations will cost $8 per animal and will include a microchip with lifetime registration and an initial Baltimore County license. Eligible pets include dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least 12 weeks old and properly secured on …