Entertainment, Events, Family

Baltimore County Animal Services to hold open house adoption event in June

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animal Services will host an open house event from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Attendees will be able to meet adoptable pets, learn about volunteering and fostering, watch a pup parade, and enjoy food trucks, kids activities, and more. It will be a “day of family, feline, and furry fun,” according to the …


Entertainment, Family

Baltimore County Animal Services waiving adoption fees on all dogs

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animal Services has announced that adoption fees on all dogs are currently being waived. The “adoptable dogs” room is full and there are plenty of furry best friends looking for new homes. Adoption hours 12 – 6 p.m. on weekdays and 12 – 5 p.m. on weekends. Information on the dogs that are currently available can be …


Over 67,000 power outages reported in Maryland, nearly 200 flights canceled at BWI

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The first winter storm of the season is packing quite a punch in parts of Maryland and wreaking havoc on local roadways. As of 12:30 p.m. on Monday, over 67,000 residents were without power, according to the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM).  Maryland State Police have also responded to dozens of crashes.  The Nottingham area is under a …

Baltimore County Council passes Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act

TOWSON, MD—During Monday night’s meeting, the Baltimore County Council passed the Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act. The legislation, which was introduced by County Executive Johnny Olszewski in October, formalizes the county’s existing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) pilot program to humanely and effectively maintain the free-roaming cat populations. “We know that TNR is an ethical, humane, and non‐lethal way to lower our …

Rabid coyote attacks dog, owner in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Health officials are warning local residents after a rabid coyote attacked a dog and its owner in Overlea this week. The incident occurred on Thursday, October 21, in Holt Park, near Overlea High School and Elmwood Elementary School. The coyote was captured and has tested positive for rabies. The animal has since been euthanized. Rabies is a serious infection …

Olszewski announces legislation to expand Baltimore County’s humane approach for stray, feral cats

UPDATE: The County Council has passed this legislation. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Olszewski on Monday announced plans to introduce the Joy Freedman Care for Cats Act, which would formalize Baltimore County’s existing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) pilot program to humanely and effectively maintain the free-roaming cat populations. “We know that TNR is an ethical, humane, and non‐lethal way …

Baltimore County Animal Shelter hits maximum capacity

BALDWIN, MD—The Baltimore County Animal Shelter in Baldwin has reached its maximum holding capacity and until further notice will not be accepting owner surrenders. Exceptions may be made, by prior agreement, for the surrender- and owner-requested euthanasia of animals in severe medical distress. The shelter is open to the public for adoptions and redemptions only. Stray dogs are being housed …

Baltimore County Animal Services: 11 animals dead following seizure from White Hall dog rescue

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animals Services on Wednesday provided an update on an update to an animal welfare complaint initially investigated earlier this month. Officials say the initial complaint was received on June 28 at “Don’t Be a Bully” dog rescue in White Hall. The investigation resulted in the seizure of 48 dogs of various ages that were found in areas …