Category: Animal Welfare

End animal testing for cosmetics! It is cruel and unnecessary!

End animal testing for cosmetics (SB 729) Animal testing for cosmetics is cruel and unnecessary. In traditional animal tests, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats have substances forced down their throats, dripped into their eyes, or smeared onto their skin before they are killed.… Continue Reading “End animal testing for cosmetics! It is cruel and unnecessary!”

Please contact your Delegates today to support a full Ban on cruel and inhumane killing contests.

PLEASE click on this link and send your Reps a strong letter urging them to vote for a full ban on these horrific, cruel killing contests that have no place in any society! Speak for those who cannot speak for themselves. Please share this… Continue Reading “Please contact your Delegates today to support a full Ban on cruel and inhumane killing contests.”

World Day for Animals

Please read the below message from PETA about World for Animals Day this Wednesday April 24th. “The Trump administration just released its budget proposal for 2020, and the good news is that it calls for a budget cut for the National Institutes of Health… Continue Reading “World Day for Animals”

Protect dogs from extreme weather,, support HB501

From Maryland Votes for Animals: Please Support HB 501: Crimes – Unattended Dogs in Extreme Weather HB 501 would establish minimum, commonsense protections for dogs by ensuring that they are not left outdoors and unattended during temperatures below 32 or above 90 degrees. Animal… Continue Reading “Protect dogs from extreme weather,, support HB501”

Act today to prevent cruel cownose ray killing contests

Maryland: Prevent cruel cownose ray killing contests Cownose ray killing contests used to take place each summer in Maryland waters. Participants competed to shoot the heaviest rays using high tech bows and arrows. The rays were then hauled onto boats and often bludgeoned with… Continue Reading “Act today to prevent cruel cownose ray killing contests”

Humane Lobby Day

Humane Lobby Day is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference for animals! Every year, animal advocates from all across the state gather in Annapolis to learn how to be a citizen lobbyist for animals, talk about animal protection legislation that is being considered… Continue Reading “Humane Lobby Day”

PETA is Helping Pets Trapped Outside in Cold Weather

Check out one of the latest episodes of PETA’s podcast, How PETA is Helping Dogs and Cats Trapped Outside in Cold Weather. People too often leave their pets outside in yards and don’t bother to bring them in from the cold, and they too… Continue Reading “PETA is Helping Pets Trapped Outside in Cold Weather”

Please contact your Representatives to help abused and neglected animals!

Support a Maryland cost of animal care bill When animals are lawfully seized from cruelty situations in Maryland, the cost of caring for the animals usually falls on the rescuing agency. A new bill, S.B. 152/H.B. 135, will change this and may hold the… Continue Reading “Please contact your Representatives to help abused and neglected animals!”

Please call Delegate Malone and ask him to support the Maryland Cost of Animal Care bill

Support a Maryland cost of animal care bill The Maryland cost of animal care bill will be before the House Judicary Committee 2/7/19.  Please call Delegate Malone 410-841-3510 who is on the committee and ask him to support this bill (HB 135). Here is… Continue Reading “Please call Delegate Malone and ask him to support the Maryland Cost of Animal Care bill”