Baltimore Humane Society
Location of the main office: MD, REISTERSTOWN, 1601 NICODEMUS RD, 21136
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Brief information
Company type Charitable company
Company profile Non-profit

Mission Statement

Provide a temporary home, a safe refuge, and care for homeless animals. Work aggressively to place each animal that comes to our shelter in a loving, permanent home. Strive to end the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals by promoting and offering affordable spaying and neutering to control the population of unwanted animals in our area and addressing the issues that cause people to give up animals. Advance the cause of the humane treatment of animals and increase awareness of animal issues through public education. Ensure a peaceful final resting place for beloved companion animals through the operation of a beautiful and well-maintained cemetery for companion animals.


Since its founding in 1927 by Elsie Seeger Barton, the Humane Society of Baltimore County has provided for the care of suffering and homeless animals. Situated on 365 acres of land held in trust for the Humane Society, it operates an animal shelter, a spay/neuter center, a pet cemetery, and a 345-acre wildlife sanctuary. The Humane Society is dependent on donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations, and income from fundraising events to support animal care operations.We are a private, non-profit, volunteer based organization.