150 Years
improving the lives
of pets and people.

The Maryland SPCA was founded in 1869 on the simple notion that every animal deserves to be treated with compassion and care.

Out & About

Join the fun at
our next event.


Reading Hour at the MD SPCA

January 21, 2020 • 5:00PM

Tuesdays from 5 - 6 p.m. The Maryland SPCA’s Wagging Tales:... Learn more


Volunteer Orientation

January 21, 2020 • 5:00PM

The first step to getting started as a volunteer at the Maryland... Learn more

Need help? Start here.

We're committed to providing life-saving knowledge and resources to the community.

Pet Training

Little Star Puppy, Saturdays with Maria

Starting January 25, 2020

Little Star Puppy provides five classes covering socialization, polite greetings, sit, down,... Learn more

Puppy Social Sundays

Starting January 26, 2020

Our supervised socials help your puppy build skills in a safe, sanitized environment... Learn more


of our budget
comes from donations and program fees

Did you know?

The Maryland SPCA is an independent, local nonprofit operating out of one small but mighty campus in Baltimore.

Our Partners


Develop and enhance your relationship with your pet through our training classes.

A complete range of services to meet all your pets’ medical needs.

Spay and neuter surgery for cats and dogs.

Caring for the health of every new pet that arrives in our care.

Saving the lives of Maryland animals since 1869.

Explore all the ways to give to the Maryland SPCA.

Your support saves the lives of local cats and dogs.

Give cats and dogs the gift of your time.

Life-saving knowledge and resources for all your pets' needs.