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  • Rodricks feeds into pit bull hysteria [Letter]

    Rodricks feeds into pit bull hysteria [Letter]
    I was disturbed on multiple levels after reading Dan Rodricks' recent article, "Two years after Maryland court ruling, pit bulls on attack" (April 26). Not only does Mr. Rodricks feed into anti-pit bull hysteria for the sake of sensationalizing a hot-button issue, but his piece can hardly be called journalism due to its questionable methodology.
  • Howard County Pets: The Debarking Controversy

    Howard County Pets: The Debarking Controversy
    Q: What does it mean to have a dog “debarked,” and is this inhumane? A: Debarking (also known as “devocalizing”) is a controversial surgical procedure that involves cutting the vocal cords by going through the mouth or an...

    Horse rescue organizations team up on April 26

    Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue, of Mount Airy, and Little Longears Miniature Donkey Rescue, of Westminster, are hosting a special event Saturday, April 26, in Mount Airy. Residents are invited to the Southern States parking lot, 1312 S. Main St., to...

    Anti-pit bull hysteria must end [Letter]

    Anti-pit bull hysteria must end [Letter]
    About two months ago, I was driving home from Frederick at about 2 a.m., and I passed a specter on the side of the road. At least I thought so, because it was hard for me to believe that I had seen what I thought I saw. I pulled over to the side of the...

    Maryland SPCA celebrates new White Marsh adoption center

    Maryland SPCA celebrates new White Marsh adoption center
    A group of about 40 people gathered Saturday for the Maryland SPCA’s ribbon cutting and grand opening of Project Adopt at White Marsh Mall. The society’s off-site adoption center is open on the upper level next to JC Penney’s, and...