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5 Pit Bulls found abandoned, neglected in the woods in Pasadena. Another was found dead. (Credit: Anne Arundel County Police Dept.)

Md. Police Find 1 Dead, 5 Abandoned Dogs in the Woods

Police are looking for the owner of five dogs found abandoned, and one found dead, in Pasadena.

01/17/2015

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$7K Reward Offered for Info in Dog Burned in Maryland

Animal welfare advocates are offering a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever used a scalding-hot substance to burn a dog in Prince George’s County.

01/08/2015

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Elderly Md. Man Mauled to Death by Family Pit Bull

An elderly Frederick County, Maryland man was mauled to death Wednesday by an 84 pound pit bull while he tried to take down a Christmas tree, authorities say.

01/07/2015

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Pit Bull Shot and Killed by Maryland State Troopers

For the second time in as many days, Maryland state troopers have shot and killed a dangerous dog.

07/08/2014

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Md. Trooper Kills Pit Bull in Midst of Attack

State police say a trooper shot and killed a pit bull mix that had bitten a woman inside her Centreville home and was about to attack her again.

07/07/2014

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Md. Toddler Seriously Injured By Family Dog

Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy was mauled by the family dog.

04/22/2014

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6-Year-Old Girl Receives 200 Stitches In Her Head Following Pit Bull Mauling

A 6-year-old girl received more than 200 stitches in her head after a pit bull ripped off her skin during a mauling.

03/13/2014

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Md. Senate Passes Dog Bite Liability Bill

The Maryland Senate has approved a measure that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but give owners a chance to rebut a presumption of liability in court.

02/28/2014

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Md. Senate Advances Dog Bite Liability Measure

Maryland’s Senate advanced a measure on Wednesday that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but protect those who can prove they didn’t know their dog was dangerous.

02/26/2014

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Shelter Euthanizes Dog Whose Jaw Was Frozen To Road After Volunteers Set Up Donation Fund

A dog whose jaw was frozen to the road after being hit by a car was euthanized despite volunteers setting up a fund to save the dog.

02/09/2014

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