The Maryland SPCA Education and Outreach program is an initiative to promote community giving and education in animal welfare. Our Community Outreach and Education programs are an important component of our mission. From the beginning, our outreach initiatives have been inspired by staff and volunteer desires to help people and pets in need and to motivate community interest in compassion for animals. There are many ways to participate. The MD SPCA's educational outreach initiatives offer the opportunity to provide students (regional K–12 schools) and scouts a one-on-one experience with our staff and even our outreach doggie ambassadors.
Facility Tours - Have your group tour our facilities personally guided by a Maryland SPCA representative. Learn about our day-to-day operations and view our Morton Gorn Center for Animal Adoption. We welcome one-on-one tours, parties, scout troops, class visits, work groups and many more.
Educational Presentations - Our Education & Outreach team is happy to present at your location. Maryland SPCA can present on a variety of animal welfare topics tailored to your specific audience. Our staff can also be accompanied by our current outreach doggie ambassador, Lucy, should that be an option for your audience.
NEW DATES! Reading Program - The MD SPCA’s Pet Pals Reading Program for kids ages 6-12 years old runs weekly from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.
The Maryland SPCA is committed to giving back to the community by sponsoring these presentations and community service efforts. For all questions and scheduling inquiries, please fill out our online form or contact Katie Flory at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: (410) 235-8826 ext 137.
The Maryland SPCA connects wonderful animals to loving owners. In 2015, we adopted out, reunited with owners and sent to rescue more than 3,000 animals.Learn More about Adoption
Reaching out to the greater Baltimore community through educational partnerships on animal welfare and kindness to pets.Learn More about Education & Community Outreach
By offering your time, energy and home to an animal in need, you prepare the animal for adoption into a permanent home as well as prevent overcrowding in our adoption center.Learn More about Foster
The Maryland SPCA understands that life takes many unexpected and difficult turns and that plans change. There may be times when it is necessary to give up a pet. We’re here to help.Learn More about Giving Up Your Pet
The Maryland SPCA collects pet food and kitty litter donations for Kibble Connection which provides pet food and kitty litter to local Meals on Wheels clients who have pets.Learn More about Kibble Connection
More than 20 percent of the pets that come to the Maryland SPCA are lost. The MD SPCA encourages pet owners to make sure their pets are microchipped and always wear up-to-date ID tags.Learn More about Lost and Found
Our Prevention and Wellness Program (PAW) is an income-based veterinary assistance program that allows for affordable services to be provided to qualifying individuals.Learn More about Prevention and Wellness Program
The Maryland SPCA promotes spay/neuter programs to reduce pet overpopulation, and continues to be the state leader in spay/neuter services. Our low-cost clinic is available for those who qualify.Learn More about Spay and Neuter
Training can help create and maintain a positive, lasting relationship between pet owners and pets. We offer classes and consultations to pet owners, and we encourage our adopters to participate.Learn More about Training/Behavior
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