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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, Omama Altaleb, pets, Easter, easter lily, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, Elizabeth Arguelles

Tips to take cats to the vet, scratch-free

Local veterinarians Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles and Dr. Katy Nelson give tips on how to make the trip to the vet stress-free and scratch-free for you and your cat.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: pets, veterinarian, carrier, Omama Altaleb

Tips for a stress, scratch free trip to the vet

Have a scaredy-cat who hasn't been to the vet in a while? Vets share tips and advice for a stress- and scratch-free trip to the vet.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Tags: pets,

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, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, St. Patrick

Just Cats Clinic slated to open in Reston

The vet clinic specializing in feline care will take over the Millennium Bank building at 1601 Washington Plaza.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Reston, Just Cats Clinic, Fairfax County

Your pet might see more than you realize

Researchers who tested the eyes of a whole bunch of mammals say dogs, cats, hedgehogs and ferrets might be able to see UV rays.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 09:51am EST

Tags: ultraviolet, dogs, michelle basch

Adopt a pet, get a tax break in Maryland

Two Maryland lawmakers think you - and your future pet - deserve a tax break.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 08:38pm EST

Tags: dogs, taxes, Kate Ryan, pet adoption, Glenn Glass

Woman dies after McLean fire

Marguerite Louise Moran, 90, of McLean, died Jan. 9, 2014, from injuries sustained in the house fire, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue says. She died of smoke inhalation, according to the medical examiner.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 10:37am EST

Tags: Westmoreland Street, McLean, Va., fire,

100 shelter pets come home for the holidays in D.C.

"Home for the holidays" -- it's a phrase that carries a lot of emotional weight. And that's no different at the Washington Humane Society.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 10:28pm EST

Tags: pets, animals, Washington Humane Society, whs,

Keep your pet from gaining pounds during the holidays

Fat cats and pudgy pooches need homes too, and a local shelter is working to spotlight the need of the animals that offer a lot to love.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 09:06am EST

Tags: Washington Humane Society, pets, pet food, Thanksgiving, dogs,

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