From the rolling hills of Reisterstown, the late Elsie Barton saw our future.
She wanted a place where our pets are protected and saved. And so began the 87 year history of the Baltimore Humane Society.
This no kill shelter does not take a dime from government and on March 29 will hold its major fundraiser. It's called Black Ties and Tails Gala. The guest speaker will be famed actress Linda Blair.
Watch the video for a look inside the Baltimore Humane Society, its adoption stories and its bereavement group for pet owners.