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From a program for soldiers interested in animal training to pet abuse centers, here are a few features offered by the Washington Humane Society that you may not know about.
Meet Echo, a 15-year-old double yellow headed Amazon parrot who stopped by the newsroom to chat with WTOP reporters, before heading to the Super Pet Expo.
For those who like to drive with man's best friend, efforts are underway to improve safety for both people and pets while on the road.
In this week's Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson explains the best age to neuter or spay a pet and how to prevent a cat from having accidents outside a litter box.
Washington area dogs Jewel, 3, and Honor, 4, each won their breed and group at this year's Westminster Dog Show. District resident Ellen Charles, 75, calls owning dogs a lifestyle and sings her praises of the pups, from hind quarters to scruffy ears.
Dog trainer Nick White, owner of Off-Leash K9 Training in Woodbridge, Va. was invited to train with Nat Geo Wild's new reality show "Alpha Dogs" next month.
In this week's Ask Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson shares what you can do to get your cat to lose weight and how to tell the age of an adopted pet.
Researchers discover dogs are in-tune to the human perspective.
Dr. Pawz shares what owners can do to ensure an easy transition into a new home for pets adopted from shelters.
The Washington Humane Society's 12th annual Sugar and Champagne Affair honored Humane Heroes, including Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, D.C. police officers Arthur Douglas, Jr. and John Carruthers, and WUSA9 reporter Matt Jablow.
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