Tag: animal shelter

BARCS Lifts Quarantine on Dog Adoptions After Nearly Three Weeks

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Photo via Google Street View

Dogs are once again adoptable at BARCS in South Baltimore, with more than 100 canines having now received the all-clear from staff.

Dog Found Shot in Leg and Left on Interstate in Baltimore

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Charlie the pit bull. Photo via BARCS/Facebook.

In a reminder of the tragic cruelty that humans are capable of, someone shot a pit bull in the leg and left it to die on the side of the interstate in Baltimore earlier this week.

BARCS Animal Shelter may be Moving to Make Way for New Development

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Photo via Google Street View

The BARCS animal shelter in South Baltimore may be moving to make way for a new private development.

Top Stories: Nearly 100 Cats Saved from Charm City Animal Rescue; John Waters’ Kidney Stones; Liam Flynn’s in Station North Closes

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The top story of the first week of 2017 involved a Maryland animal shelter that allegedly wasn’t taking great care of its cats in need. Allegany County Animal Control officers seized 97 of the felines from Charm City Animal Rescue in Cumberland, Md., earlier this week. An officer from the agency who we spoke with wouldn’t go into detail, except for describing the conditions of the facility as “deplorable.” The operator, Michelle Ingrodi, was charged with 97 counts of animal neglect.

Here were our other most popular stories from Dec. 30, 2016–Jan. 5, 2017.

97 Cats Seized from Charm City Animal Rescue

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Courtesy Becky McClarran/Allegany County Animal Shelter

An animal shelter that rescues and re-homes cats in and around Baltimore is in hot water after animal control officers seized nearly 100 cats from its facility in Allegany County.

Top Stories This Week: Differences Between Hillary and the Donald, ‘Gone With The Wind’-Style Mansion For Sale, New Efforts to Save Fells Point’s Wooden Homes

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This week, Marion Winik’s humorous, all-too-real take on the qualities that differentiate America’s polarizing presidential candidates was our most-read story on the site. Her biting sarcasm and wit offer a reprieve from much of the common political commentary in our newspapers and on TV. Read it again here.

Here are our other most popular posts from Oct. 28-Nov. 4.

Baltimore County Shelter Waiving Adoption Fees for Black and Orange Cats

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Courtesy Baltimore County Animal Services
Courtesy Baltimore County Animal Services

Black cats are a fitting addition to any home come Halloween. And more importantly, many of them also make great pets, especially when they’re in need of a family. For two more days, all black and orange cats being housed at the Baltimore County Animal Shelter are available for adoption at no cost.

Before It Was BARCS, the Baltimore City Animal Shelter Was a Deceitful, Euthanasia-Heavy Nightmare

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When Jennifer Brause first started at the Baltimore City animal shelter, “it was just the place to dump animals. And owners were lied to. They were told their surrendered animals would be placed, but they were euthanized immediately upon intake.”

Baltimore Humane Society Black Tie & Tails Gala

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black tie and tails

Bring your pup and join us for the most unique gala event of the year!

BARCS Shelters 70 Dogs Recovered From Dogfighting Ring

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via @BaltimorePolice
via @BaltimorePolice

Following last week’s news that 225 dogs were recovered by agents who busted up a Baltimore-based dogfighting ring, many readers asked where the dogs ended up after they were rescued. After one of the raids in Baltimore, 70 dogs went to BARCS, the local animal shelter reported this week.

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