Every pet in our care deserves a loving home. Let us find you a life-long match.


Some pets need a temporary home to recover from illness and injury. Do you want to be a foster parent?


Are you in a crisis and considering giving up your pet? We want to help you keep your dog or cat.

Lost & Found

Lost your pet? We have
resources that can help.
Found a stray pet?
Find out what to do.

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Novi is a loving, intelligent girl. But after months at our shelter, she grew nervous and over-stimulated. Our behavior team spent hours every day...... Read More

MD SPCA event will honor Baltimore Ravens, raise money for animals

BALTIMORE, MD—On February 25, the Maryland SPCA will hold No Place Like Home, an evening of food, drink, and live music honoring the Baltimore...... Read More

Did you know?

The Brownie's Care Fund underwrites shelter pets' 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 food, toys, another items to support our mission.

Give cats and dogs the gift of your time.

Provide a temporary home for pets who need extra time.

Join us for training classes and community events.

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

Please Note:
The MD SPCA has discontinued training classes to focus our resources on shelter pets.
Click the button on the right for a list of trainers in your area.
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