| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:14 PM
As Fable, a 5-year-old Newfoundland, lies on a table at the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown, she doesn't seem to notice the needle in her jugular vein.
Instead, the pooch blissfully licks peanut butter from the hand of her owner, Lauren...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Three young girls suffered minor scratches and bite wounds after they were attacked by a pit bull terrier as they walked with their babysitter in Maryland City Wednesday morning.
Police said the three children, whose ages are 2, 4 and 6, and their adult...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
A man in north Ocean City was attacked on Tuesday by a raccoon that later tested positive for rabies.
According to the Worcester County Health Department, a citizen reported the attack by "an aggressive raccoon" near Northside Park at 125th Street and...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
A rabid bat was found inside an Annapolis apartment this week, triggering a health alert from the Anne Arundel County health department.
The bat, which tested positive for the deadly disease, was found Thursday in Woodside Garden Apartments in the 700...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore health officials are asking North Baltimore residents to be wary of potentially rabid animals after euthanizing three of them over the past month.
Residents are advised to ensure pets are vaccinated for rabies and to keep a safe distance...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A "breakdown" in how Baltimore Police officers handled an alleged pit bull attack in South Baltimore that sent a 7-year-old boy to the hospital last week is now the subject of an internal police review, after animal control was left in the dark about...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A recent letter to the editor criticizes health officials for euthanizing that "dear baby fox" which was rescued by some misguided firemen ("Authorities too quick to kill rescued baby fox," May 7). Actually, the blame for that animal's death lies with the...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:42 PM
As Harford County health and elected officials worked to alert the public to the dangers of Lyme disease during a County Council meeting Tuesday – noting many people close to them who have the chronic, tick-borne ailment – the council...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I am in total agreement with Kim R. Filer ("Authorities too quick to kill rescued baby fox" May 7). This poor baby fox was doomed from birth. First by an accident that put him in harm's way and then by "authorities" who had to show their big nasty hand of...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Havre de Grace, which bills itself as "The Decoy Capital of the World," is getting attention for some real ducks for a change.
Recently, 10 ducklings were discovered they fell into a storm drain, the Havre de Grace Police Department reported Thursday....
| May 1, 2013
| 3:31 PM
If you've ever heard a baby fox screaming for its mother on a dark spring night — foxes can sound eerily human — you'll know why a team of volunteer firefighters in Harford County was alerted to the howls of a desperate pup trapped in a...