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  • Maryland Zoo to swap Anoki the polar bear for two cubs

    Maryland Zoo to swap Anoki the polar bear for two cubs

    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will be trading its only polar bear for two cubs in the fall. Twenty-three-year old Anoki, who settled in Baltimore in 2009 and has since become a crowd favorite, will be moving on to an unnamed zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. In her stead,...

  • Baltimore animal shelter fundraising for puppy whose ears were cut off

    Baltimore animal shelter fundraising for puppy whose ears were cut off

    Police were investigating an animal cruelty complaint Wednesday, three days after a puppy whose ears had been cut off was found with several other dogs in a parking lot in northeast Baltimore. According to Baltimore City Public Information Officer Jeremy Silbert, police were called Sunday evening...

  • Doggie don't: Annapolis condo turns to DNA testing to police doggie doo

    Doggie don't: Annapolis condo turns to DNA testing to police doggie doo

    Board members at the Park Place Condominium complex mean business about doggie business. Fed up with messes left here and there, they’re laying down new rules — and relying on DNA samples to identify the perpetrators. So if owners skip cleaning up after their pets, the neighbors will have the scoop...

  • The best places to take your dog in and around Baltimore

    The best places to take your dog in and around Baltimore

    Man's best friends are able to join their human companions at more places than ever. Here are just some of the shops, restaurants, parks and beaches in the Baltimore area that allow visitors to bring their four-legged friends. We recommend calling ahead to retailers to ensure their pet policies...

  • Special needs dog at Harford Humane Society finds home with Dundalk family

    Special needs dog at Harford Humane Society finds home with Dundalk family

    Duke came to the Humane Society of Harford County late last year a very sick dog — most of the vets who evaluated him recommended he be euthanized. But the humane society staff, and one local vet, didn’t give up on him, and last week, after months of procedures and treatments, Duke found his forever...

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