Category: Animal Care

“It was the worst case of animal cruelty we’ve ever seen…”

FacebookTwitterLinkedinBy Kim Herbert and Liz Holtz After reviewing animal cruelty cases in the media for the last few months, our (very) unscientific study concluded that one out of three animal cruelty cases covered by local media outlets included a quote from a law enforcement officer or an animal shelter employee asserting that it was the worst case of animal cruelty…

ATTENTION MARYLAND: Support HB 216/ SB 269

FacebookTwitterLinkedinAllow First Responders to Provide First Aid to Animals in Emergencies Did you know that in Maryland it’s a misdemeanor for first responders (like EMTs and firefighters) to provide medical care to a dog or cat in an emergency? This is because it’s a crime to treat animals without a veterinary license. At first glance, this law makes sense but…

Community Cats are a Community Effort

FacebookTwitterLinkedinCats are the #1 animal killed in animal shelters. Millions of them are killed each year—in fact, studies show that 70% of cats brought to animal shelters are killed. Seven out of 10 cats! But there is a way to stop the killing and save cats’ lives: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is essential to reduce euthanasia in animal shelters. While…

Hoppy: The “Feral” Foster – Moving On Up

FacebookTwitterLinkedinThis blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals A couple weeks after Hoppy’s surgery we moved (still in the Baltimore area). Hoppy would be going from living in our home office (a large bedroom) to our new office/studio space, which was an entire floor of our new home. We acclimated him in his kennel ‘apartment’ for…