Legislation Nullifies Court’s Ruling On Dangerous Dogs

Since 2012, dog bites by pit bulls could bring harsher penalties on landlords, owners and the dogs themselves than bites from other breeds. But with the governor’s signature, that will change.

Senate Passes Compromise Bill on Dog Owner Liability

Senate passes bill that would hold dog owners responsible for bites, but also allow owners to challenge that liability in court.

Lawmakers Debate Bills That Would Protect Victims of Dog Bites

Witnesses and several lawmakers gave emotional statements during a debate whether the owners of pit bulls should be treated differently under Maryland law.

Pit Bull Challenge- Marylanders fight to keep their pit bulls a

BALTIMORE- Pit bull owners in Maryland are hoping for relief from either the courts or the state legislature following a ruling by Maryland’s highest court which called the dogs “inherently dangerous.” After the court ruled that landlords would be liable for any damages in the case of an attack, many landlords told their renters to move out or get rid of their dogs. Pit bull owners who rent their homes are still fighting to keep their dogs.