Modified Adoption Process

For the safety of our community, we’ve temporarily suspended appointments to walk through the shelter.

of caring professionals

We’re hiring! Veterinary, animal care, customer service, and custodial positions are available now.

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.


Puppy Pointers: Puppy Play and Recall Training

January 21, 2022 • 3:30PM

Puppy Play and Recall Training   Adequately socializing... Learn more


Canine Good Citizen Practice Session

January 23, 2022 • 10:00AM

Canine Good Citizen is a title your dog can earn... Learn more


Over 2,000 pets are rescued and adopted each year from the Maryland SPCA.


Your old vehicle can change pets' lives

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

Pet Training

Puppy Pointers: Puppy Play and Recall Training

Starting January 21, 2022

Puppy Play and Recall Training   Adequately socializing puppies during the critical... Learn more

Canine Good Citizen Practice Session

Starting January 23, 2022

Canine Good Citizen is a title your dog can earn. It can help lay the foundation for your... 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.

Our veterinary practice can keep your pet healthy and happy. All proceeds benefit animals at the MD SPCA.

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.

Help pay for health care essentials and adoption services.

Help pets stay in loving homes where they belong.

Give cats and dogs the gift of your time.

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

We're currently operating by appointment only due to COVID-19.
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