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  • Police crack down on unleashed dogs

    A vicious attack by two pit bulls on a white poodle has prompted a city police crackdown in Patterson Park. The Sun's Arthur Hirsch attended a community meeting Monday night to hear police describe what's they're doing. Offficers have issued 10...
  • 'Pit bulls' seized in cruelty cases face difficult transitions

    'Pit bulls' seized in cruelty cases face difficult transitions
    Michelle bears three small white scars on her black nose, another above her left eye and marks on both her front legs — left by metal grips of a device used to hold her still for forced breeding. A tear in her lower lip has healed nicely after...
  • 'Tail Lights' is on at Howard Symphony of Lights

    'Tail Lights' is on at Howard Symphony of Lights
    In what's become a Howard County holiday tradition, tonight the Symphony of Lights display is letting dogs in. For tonight only, people can walk through the festive show with their dogs from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. -- the last dogs can start the trail at 5:15...
  • Lutherville teaching duo stresses compassion for man and beast

    Lutherville teaching duo stresses compassion for man and beast
    Lutherville resident Ann Gearhart can only guess that SpiritSong, her beloved 48-pound pooch, is about 10 years old now. Nine years ago, when she adopted the lanky mixed-breed hound with the soulful brown eyes from the Baltimore County animal shelter,...
  • Howard County pets: Precautions for winter weather play

    Q: Is it OK for our dog to play in the snow with our kids? A: Generally, yes -- with some caveats. A dog’s normal body temperature is about 101 degrees, so they’re a little warmer than us internally. But other factors explain why some dogs...
  • Pit bulls: Less cruelty if more are spayed and neutered

    Baltimore, like many cities in the U.S., is an often unfriendly home to pit bull-type dogs ("Abused pit bulls face a difficult transition," Dec. 10). Frequent victims of prejudice and abuse, these dogs need much help. As I shared with The Sun's Arthur...
  • BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays

    BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays
    Mr. and Mrs. Paws were left in a box Wednesday night outside Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. The black-and-white kittens, just 6 weeks old, aren't ready to be adopted — but through a new program, someone can give the squirmy pair a home...
  • American Legion riders hit the road to aid VetDogs program

    The American Legion Riders from Towson Post 22 hosted its second annual fundraiser on July 8, hitting the road to benefit America's VetDogs, an organization that trains and supplies service dogs to disabled veterans at no cost. "We did very well," said...
  • Walter F. Herman, journalist

    Walter F. Herman, journalist
    Walter Focke Herman, the former real estate editor of the old News American, who had earlier been a Baltimore Sun sports writer, died of multiple organ failure March 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and...
  • Linda Schuberth

    Linda Schuberth, a senior occupational therapist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute who helped children overcome swallowing and feeding issues, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 5 at her Homeland home. She...
  • Columbia man fatally shot by Pennsylvania trooper

    A Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot a Maryland motorist who attacked the officer during an accident investigation on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday night. The officer found Daryl Jerome Berry, 45, of Columbia, arguing with another motorist at...
  • Time for another Yappy Hour!

    Time for another Yappy Hour!
    Are you and your dog ready to get out and mingle? The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has an event for you. Head to Yappy Hour in Center Plaza (in front of 39 West Lexington), July 12, 5 to 7 p.m. On the docket: pools and treats for your canine; free...