We are currently open for cat and small animal adoptions. Dog adoptions are on hold at this time due to a positive case of the Distemper virus. We appreciate your patience as we focus on the health of our dogs. Please check back frequently for updates on the status of dog adoptions

June 1, 2021

We are open for Adoptions Tuesday-Sunday 12-5pm and Mondays from 12-4pm. We encourage you to fill out an adoption application prior to your visit for pre-approval.

Spay/Neuter & Wellness visits as well as Bmore Kind Pet Food Bank assistance are by appointment only. Please check the corresponding menu tabs for information. Call 410-833-8848 with questions. TO APPLY FOR BMORE KIND PET FOOD BANK ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Education & Outreach Programs

Education and Outreach

We invite the community to participate in any of our educational programs listed below. You can also schedule a shelter tour to learn about our history, operation, and adoptable pets.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to accommodate all requests, we prefer that tours be scheduled at least 4 weeks in advance.  For the remainder of year, the classes listed below are only available during weekdays.

Businesses and youth groups are also invited to plan a service project for our no-kill shelter. To schedule tools, enroll in classes, or for questions, please contact us at education@bmorehumane.org or by calling 410-833-8848 x 224 to get started.

Educational Programs

The Baltimore Humane Society offers the following educational programs geared toward Elementary and Middle School Students.

Woman holding puppy while group of young children pet it

Being Doggone Safe (Basic course)

Grades Pre-K – 6th grade
Learn safe behaviors around dogs, bite prevention, what to do if a strange dog approaches and how to properly greet a dog.

Girl sitting on floor hugging dog

Pets Have Feelings Too!

Grades Pre-K – 2nd grade
Learn all about how our pets have similar feelings to people and their needs for safety and happiness.

Kittens, small animals, birds and snake sitting on top of Great Dane

Kindness to All Pets

Grades Pre-K – 5th grade
Learn about basic pet needs and the similarities and differences between humans and their pets.

close up of guinea pig being held by little girl

Caring For Your Pet: Basic Pet Needs

Grades Pre-K – 5th grade
Learn about basic pet needs and the similarities and differences between humans and their pets.

young child feeding rabbit

Rabbits as Pets

Grades Pre-K – 4th
Learn basic rabbit care and husbandry. We’ll also teach you the proper way to hold a rabbit and whether or not a rabbit might be good fit for your family.

young girl leaning on piggy bank giving thumbs up

Dollars and Sense: Pets & Your Piggybank

Adaptable to all grade levels
Learn all about the responsibility and financial commitment associated with having a pet.

dog holding piece of paper in its mouth

Required Outreach Forms

Please fill out the required forms and bring them with you on the day of your visit to BHS. If you have any questions, please contact Heather education@bmorehumane.org or call Wendy at 410-833-8848 x202.

Thank you from all of us here at the Baltimore Humane Society!