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Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: animals, pets, cats, St. Patrick

Maltese and Bichon Frise dogs need second chance

After Fairfax County animal control officers took 23 small dogs from a Springfield area home, some of the dogs are being put up for adoption.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 12:08pm EDT

Tags: dogs, adoption, Maltese, Bichon Frise, Springfield, Colleen Kelleher, Neal Augenstein

Va. animal shelter reopens its doors after mysterious illness

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter has reopened its doors to new dogs after a mysterious illness swept through.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: upper respitory illness, dogs

Va. animal shelter needs help containing outbreak

About a dozen dogs at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter are showing signs of an upper respiratory illness and one has died of dog pneumonia.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: Canine influenza

No more room at Fairfax Co. Animal Shelter

The sign at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter reads: "Alert! We have no cage space for cats. If you surrender a cat it will be humanely euthanized. Please use us as a last resort."

Friday - 06/01/2012, 10:52am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Karen Diviney, pets

Virus forces Fairfax shelter to euthanize all cats

All cats at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter have been euthanized after officials say a highly contagious and harmful virus spread within the facility's feline population.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 03:09pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Police