| Mar 7, 2014
The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:02 AM
When the Greenwood family of Bel Air purchased their first family pet more than two decades ago, they never imagined that man's best friend would lead them to competitions across the country and, eventually, to a coveted title at one of the most...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Pet lovers in Bel Air have a new shopping option thanks to the opening of Mill at the Mall, a pet-supply boutique sharing space with the Humane Society of Harford County’s "Rescue Me!" adoption center inside Harford Mall.
Cats available for...
| Jan 31, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
Tobacco-free kids week
February 9 to 15, kids...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The Holiday Season is the season for giving. With this sentiment in mind, Gaithersburg resident Debby Hartten began the Warm Hearts Happy Paws Donation Drive. This seasonal effort is spreading like a poinsettia, even reaching the Perry Hall community this...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Anne Arundel County health officials are searching for anyone who might have been in contact with a rabid raccoon in Pasadena.
The raccoon was found Monday at the gate house at Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena and later tested positive for rabies,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:34 PM
City animal control officers had seized the pit bull earlier this year that was involved in a fatal attack on its owner early Friday, but returned the dog because they "did not feel the dog was a threat to the public," according to a statement from...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:00 AM
More than 600 animal bites have been reported in Baltimore since the start of 2013, but only 35 of those cases wound up before the city's Animal Hearing Panel, which decides whether pets are dangerous enough to be euthanized or placed under safety...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Adopting a cat is about to get a lot easier in Harford County. The Humane Society (HSHC) there will host the grand opening of its Rescue Me! at Harford Mall on Saturday, Sept. 21, opening the doors of the region’s first deluxe cat adoption center...
| Sep 18, 2013
For the sixth consecutive year, the Harford County Health Department is partnering with the 4 Paws Spa and Training Center Inc. and international rabies experts to recognize World Rabies Day.
Through its low cost rabies vaccination clinic to be held on...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A raccoon found in Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis has tested positive for rabies, and health officials are looking for any person or pet who may have come in contact with it.
The animal was found at the park's visitor center on Thursday.