North Baltimoreans Turn Out For Anti-Animal Abuse Event

DonMonique Joyce posted on August 22, 2011 13:28

Director of Hampden-based Maryland SPCA joins mayor, motorcyclists

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

Caroline Griffin, a Mount Washington resident, chairs the Mayor's Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission, which city officials say is the only body of its kind in the country. Read More

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