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.


Volunteer Orientation

February 4, 2020 • 5:00PM

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


Kindness for Paws: Name-Your-Donation Art Sale — Baltimore City Students

February 9, 2020 • 12:00PM

A children's art collection inspired by animals Art will also... Learn more

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

Pet Training

Puppy Social Sundays

Starting February 2, 2020

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

All Star Canine, Tuesdays with Maria

Starting February 4, 2020

All Star Canine is a 6 week class that will help you create a positive and lasting... 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.