Police/Fire

JMVFC seeks to reunite lost husky with owner

JOPPA, MD—Fire officials in Harford County are hoping to reunite a lost dog with its owner. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says the female husky pictured above was found at the Mountain Road (MD 152) exit off of I-95 in Joppa. The dog is currently staying at the firehouse. Anyone who recognized this husky is asked to call 410-679-1055.


Family

Harford Humane Society overwhelmed after sudden influx of dogs

FALLSTON, MD—The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) is struggling with overcrowding after a sudden and large influx of dogs last week. The shelter said it has reached critical capacity and needs the community’s help to make room for new arrivals. HSHC is the only municipal shelter in Harford County. It serves as a place for residents to surrender pets, …


Baltimore County launches pet scanning stations to help lost pets reunite with owners

TOWSON, MD — The Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced the launch of pet scanning stations at five locations across the county, offering 24/7 access to microchip scanning to help lost pets be reunited with their owners more quickly and prevent animals from being unnecessarily housed at the shelter. Baltimore County is the first jurisdiction …

Two injured, two pets killed in Essex fire

ESSEX, MD—An early morning two-alarm fire in Essex sent a civilian and firefighter to area hospitals with minor injuries. Fire crews responded to the unit block of Warren Road (21221) at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, for a report of a dwelling fire. At the scene, firefighters found fire visible from the rear of the home on multiple …

Police seeking info on two stray dogs found in Towson area

UPDATE: Police say the owner has been located. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Police are searching for the possible owners of two stray dogs who were found on Saturday. At just after 10:30 a.m. on November 11, the Baltimore County Police Department said that officers had located two dogs without identification in the area of Loch Raven Boulevard and Loch …

Cuddle Shuttle bringing adoptable pets to Middle River, Glen Arm this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Animal Services will be bringing some adoptable pets to northeastern Baltimore County this week. In support of its “Clear the Shelters” initiative, the Cuddle Shuttle will be visiting the PetSmart in White Marsh/Middle River (9921 Pulaski Highway) on Wednesday, August 23, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will also be pets available for adoption at Long Green …

Baltimore named least pet-friendly large city in U.S.

BALTIMORE, MD—With National Homeless Animals Day approaching and over 90.5 million U.S. pet-owning households having spent $136.8 billion last year on their animal companions, the personal finance website WalletHub this week released an in-depth report on 2023’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities. In order to determine where Americans’ animal companions can enjoy the best quality of life without breaking the bank, WalletHub …

Dogtopia to celebrate grand opening in Towson on National Dog Day

TOWSON, MD—Dogtopia – one of the nation’s leading dog daycare, boarding, and spa facilities – will celebrate its new location in Towson with a fur-friendly ribbon cutting and celebration of all dogs on National Dog Day, August 26, 2023. Local dog owners are invited to participate in the fun at Dogtopia Towson located at 1270 E. Joppa Rd #200, Towson, …