of compassionate pet lovers

The MD SPCA is hiring! Become a veterinary technician at our wellness clinic.

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.


Maryland SPCA & Joel Gott Wines Event

September 17, 2021 • 4:00PM

Join the Maryland SPCAand Joel Gott Wines for: Wine... Learn more


Petco Adoption Tour - Columbia Petco

September 18, 2021 • 12:00PM

Meet adoptable cats and kittens from the Maryland SPCA!   Learn more


Over 3,500 pets are rescued and adopted each year from the Maryland SPCA.

A new way to support pets

MD SPCA paw-tnering with Joel Gott Wines

Need help? Start here.

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

Pet Training

Puppy Pointers: Puppy Socialization

Starting September 23, 2021

Puppy Socialization   Adequately socializing puppies during the critical period – 8... Learn more

All-Star Canine, Sundays

Starting September 26, 2021

We're committed to helping you create a positive and lasting relationship between you... 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.

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