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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.
Dr. Katy Nelson is at it again -- taking your pet questions and offering advice and best practices.
Capt. Jason Haag, a medically retired United States Marine Corps veteran, bravely served three tours of duty overseas. But when he returned home to Fredericksburg, Va., from his last deployment in 2011, he found himself unable to leave his basement for almost two years. That is, until he met Axel
After years of pressure from the public and animal-welfare groups, the USDA's inspector general looked into the laws regulating commercial dog breeding and agreed there was a gap between breeders who sell online and those who do not.
On Sunday July 21, Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, hosted its 9th Annual Charity Dog Wash to benefit service dogs for veterans who work year-round.
In a newly released poll commissioned by the ASPCA, 71 percent of Americans surveyed felt sure that commercial dog breeders licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture treat their dogs humanely.
If you're planning on bringing your pup to Fourth of July festivities, think twice about events with fireworks. Local veterinarian Katy Nelson says exposing pets to frightening fireworks displays isn't fair to Fido.
In the 1980s, more than 20 million dogs and cats were euthanized every year in shelters around the country. And while that number is much lower today (around 4 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year), a large number of animals are still dying unnecessarily.
What can you do to protect your pet if it escapes the confines of your home? Dr. Katy Nelson offers some tips.
The entire East Coast is "abuzz" about the impending entomological invasion that is promised to occur any day now. And with the weather finally warming this week, that magical 64 degrees that the ground has to reach before the cicadas emerge is sure to occur soon.
Hi: 39 °F | Lo: 25 °F