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What's the best way to stop your neighbor's barking dog?

Your neighbor may have the cutest dog by day, but come nighttime, he likes to bark up a storm or spend hours howling at the moon.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: sophie ho, Dr. Katy Nelson, barking dog

Dr. Pawz: Shelter dogs don't carry more health risks

Whether pet owners buy their dog from a breeder or a shelter matters less than choosing the right pet for your family and lifestyle, according to Dr. Katy Nelson.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:09pm EDT

Tags: Pets, shelter animals, Katy Nelson

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Pet insurance an exercise in love and responsibility

Insurance often comes down to legal requirements and financial hits. We have to insure our cars and we insure our health because, without it, bankruptcy could be reality when faced with a major illness. But what about that furry face that greets your every morning and curls up with you at night?

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: lacey mason, pet insurance, Katy Nelson, Pets, cats, dogs

Easter lilies pose a danger to cats

Flowers are common in the home around Easter and Mother's Day, but local veterinarians say they can be dangerous to pets.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:06am EDT

Tags: lilies, cats, Omama Altaleb, Pets, Easter, easter lily, Katy Nelson, Elizabeth Arguelles

Some turn to DIY dog food after recent pet recalls

The growing list of pet food recalls is causing concern among pet owners, many of whom are reassessing what they feed their pets.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:51am EST

Tags: Katy Nelson, pet food, cooking for your pet

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Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Tags: rabies, Paula Wolfson, veterinarian, Pets

Last-minute and local: Gifts for pets, pet lovers

Need a last-minute gift for a pet or pet lover in your life? Dr. Katy Nelson, local veterinarian and host of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy" has some ideas from local Virginia, Maryland and D.C. pet shops.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 07:03am EST

Tags: Pets, pet lovers, gift ideas, Katy Nelson

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Dr. Pawz answers your pet questions: How old is your pet, exactly?

Dr. Katy Nelson is at it again -- taking your pet questions and offering advice and best practices.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 10:23am EST

Tags: Katy Nelson, Pets, pet questions,

Dr. Pawz answers your pet questions: Separation anxiety, life-threatening illness

Dr. Katy Nelson is at it again -- taking your pet questions and offering advice and best practices.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 11:38am EDT

Tags: Dr. Katy Nelson, Pets, pet questions

'Howl'oween: Finding a costume and keeping your pet safe on Halloween

Halloween isn't just a holiday for humans. Many pets join in on the festivities, as well. But before you zip your four-legged family member in a costume and make it part of the party, keep in mind some of these safety considerations.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 06:07am EDT

Tags: Pets, Dr. Katy Nelson, Halloween, costumes, dogs, Dr. Paws, Rachel Nania

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