September 13, 2021  |  Uncategorized


In August 2020, nine-year-old Frankie was brought to the Maryland SPCA by animal control. It was clear straight away that she was a sweet dog with... Read more

August 31, 2021  |  Uncategorized


Lester was just a kitten when he was transferred to the Maryland SPCA in late August, 2021. It was clear in his initial exam that he had damaged... Read more

August 23, 2021  |  Uncategorized


Mandy was transferred into the Maryland SPCA from another shelter at the start of May, 2021. She was a lovely dog, but after five weeks in our... Read more

August 2, 2021  |  Uncategorized


On April 9, Stanley was found loose in the parking lot by MD SPCA volunteers and staff. On April 9, Stanley was found loose in the parking lot by MD... Read more

July 19, 2021  |  Uncategorized


On February 16, 2021 an 86lbs unaltered American Bulldog was surrendered to the Maryland SPCA. Between notes from the owner, our exam and kennel... Read more

July 15, 2021  |  News Update

Why Microchips and ID Tags are so Important

Ten million pets are lost every year. Regrettably, the owner often isn't found due to lack of identification. Pet owners can prevent heartbreak... Read more

July 12, 2021  |  Press Releases

Maryland SPCA Receives PetSmart Charities Grant for Adoption Event

“Adopt-a-thon” Aims to Find Dozens of Pets Forever Homes BALTIMORE, MD—From July 21 to 25, the Maryland SPCA will hold its “Adopt-a-thon”... Read more

July 8, 2021  |  Happy Tail

Witty Kitty

"Witty Kitty arrived as a quiet, scared, independent cat. After some initial shyness, she blossomed into a social butterfly. Yummy treats and... Read more

July 1, 2021  |  News Update

Critical Maryland SPCA Operational Updates

This page will update you on our operating status amidst COVID-19. If you're a member of the media, you can reach Marketing & Communications... Read more

June 21, 2021  |  Happy Tail


"Celebrating 1 year with Ike who we adopted from the Maryland SPCA. We absolutely love and adore him and he is doing great! He was already very... Read more


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.
This is default text for notification bar