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Some Baltimore-area animal shelters no longer taking owner surrenders, lower adoption fees as they reach or near capacity

July 16, 2021

Animal shelters in Baltimore, Harford and Carroll counties are at or approaching their capacity, with some facilities reaching a point where they stopped accepting owner surrenders or have been forced to lower adoption fees. The Baltimore County Animal Shelter, located on Manor Road in Baldwin, reached its maximum capacity after animal welfare responded to a complaint that resulted in the seizure of 48 dogs, said Elyn Jones, a public information officer for the health department.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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