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.

Coming Up

Join the fun at
our next event.


Pratt Street Farmer's Market

June 27, 2024 • 11:00AM

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Rotunda Rocks

June 28, 2024 • 6:00PM

The free Friday-night concert series “Rotunda Rocks" is making... Learn more


Over 2,400 pets are rescued and adopted each year from the Maryland SPCA.


Donate your old vehicle to the MD SPCA!

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

Pet Training


of our budget
comes from donations and program fees

Who Are We?

Our animal shelter works to improve the lives of pets and people in the communities of Baltimore City and the surrounding areas.

Our Partners


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.

Help pay for health care essentials and adoption services.

Help pets stay in loving homes where they belong.

Give food, toys, another items to support our mission.

Give cats and dogs the gift of your time.

Provide a temporary home for pets who need extra time.

Join us for training classes and community events.

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