December 6, 2021  |  Happy Tail


Guacamole was transferred to MD SPCA from another shelter at the start of October 2021. And thank goodness he was–everyone was glad to have him... Read more

November 29, 2021  |  Happy Tail

Precious Dumpling

At just nine weeks old, little Precious Dumpling found herself wedged in a car tire. A good Samaritan helped her escape. They could see she was... Read more

November 22, 2021  |  Happy Tail


When Raisin arrived at the MD SPCA, staff noticed bleeding mammary masses. She had postulates on her skin and discharge coming from her eyes... Read more

November 16, 2021  |  Happy Tail


When Oliver came to the MD SPCA, we found masses growing on his gums. Our vet team performed surgery to remove them, carefully watching over him... Read more

November 8, 2021  |  Happy Tail


Cindi came into the MD SPCA in July 2021. In addition to being very sweet, we noticed Cindi has a very short spine. It’s due to a rare condition... Read more

November 1, 2021  |  Happy Tail

Mac & Dennis

Mac and Dennis came to the MD SPCA when they were five weeks old, weighing half a pound each. Poor Mac had a severely damaged eye that would need to... Read more

October 25, 2021  |  Happy Tail


Plump Caramel was very stressed when he arrived the MD SPCA. A stray with no ID, he was whining, howling, panting, and barking in his kennel... Read more

October 18, 2021  |  Happy Tail


Nanette was found all alone by a hiker on a trail along the Maryland/Pennsylvania line. She was immediately brought to the Maryland SPCA... Read more

October 11, 2021  |  Happy Tail


She came to the MD SPCA with adorable snorts and a loving aura. Her birth defects don’t lessen her quality of life. But she needed an adopter... Read more

October 4, 2021  |  Happy Tail

Miss Muffett

Little Miss Muffett was found alone in a park. Her long hair was badly matted, causing severe pain. Our vet team had to sedate her to complete her... Read more


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