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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Launches “Show Your Soft Side” Campaign To Prevent Animal Abuse And Neglect

Mayor was joined by Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and MMA fighter John Rallo. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by Council President Bernard ...

We Are Proud To Announce That Two Baltimoreans Are 2011 ASPCA Humane Award Winners

In 2009, Phoenix, a female Pit Bull, was doused with gasoline and set on fire in West Baltimore. After hearing about this horrific incident, lawyer Caroline Griffin devoted her life to advocating for changes in Baltimore's policies and procedures to better protect animals and prosecute abusers. 

Baltimore Athletes 'Show Their Soft Side' To Stop Animal Cruelty

Oriole Adam Jones giving his dog Eskimo kisses. Fighter John Rallo hugging a cat tight to his muscled chest. Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson proudly calling his dog his best friend.

North Baltimoreans Turn Out For Anti-Animal Abuse Event

North Baltimore activists are leading the city's charge to stop animal abuse, which they believe leads to domestic violence, child abuse and murder.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Signs Bill Creating Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by Councilman Edward Reisinger, Ann Church Senior Director, Southeast Region of Government Relations for the ASPCA, and local animal rights activists for the signing of legislation to create the Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission.



Teens To Be Tried As Adults In Dog's Fatal Burning

Two brothers accused of burning a pit bull to death will face felony charges as adults.

Anti-Animal Abuse Taskforce Has Successful First Public Meeting

The Mayor’s Anti-Animal Abuse Taskforce met with members of the public on Wednesday evening, September 16, 2009 to hear concerns from Baltimore residents and stake holders.