Community Cats the Highlight at Animal Welfare Conference in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – March 21, 2018 – Animal protection experts and advocates from the entire commonwealth will gather in Charlottesville from March 22-24 for the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (VFHS) annual conference. Alley Cat Allies, the global engine of change for cats, will take a leading role in discussions about how Virginia is caring for its community cats.…

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Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office Receives National Award for Fighting Animal Cruelty

Alexandria, VA— On Friday, March 2nd at 1:45 p.m., the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office will be recognized with two awards for its Animal Abuse Unit by the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)/National Center for Prosecution of Animal Cruelty and the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA)/National Law Enforcement Center on Animal Abuse. The Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office will…

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States Attorney & Baltimore Humane Society Asking Youth to Change the World in Writing Contest

Reisterstown, MD – Animal abuse and cruelty is a sad fact in this country and crosses all socioeconomic lines.  As observed in the recent Parkland, Florida high school shooting, Intentional cruelty to animals is strongly correlated with other crimes including violence against people according to the Humane Society of the U.S.  Teaching children compassion toward animals and modeling kindness and empathy to…

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