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10 rescued Sochi dogs looking for homes in D.C. area (Photos)

With names such as Kuzya and Glasha, 10 mixed-breed dogs arrived with puppy-style passports to Dulles Airport Thursday in hopes of finding homes in the D.C. area.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 11:25am EDT

Tags: dogs, WARL, Washington Animal Rescue League, Russia, Sochi, Megan Cloherty

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9 of 12 Md. pet stores failed to post puppy origins

Nine of 12 pet stores visited as part of an undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States did not comply with a Maryland law that requires them to post on each dog cage every dog's breeding and origins.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Pets, dogs, Kate Ryan

Shelters sweat the summer with cat surplus

Apparently, summer is that time of year when cat owners tell their felines, "It's not you, it's me," and surrender them to shelters.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, awla, cat adoptions, kittens, Pets,

Lack of evidence to back dog poisoning claim in Logan Circle

Reports that someone was leaving poisoned dog treats in Logan Circle are unfounded, says the Washington Humane Society.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Tags: animal abuse, animal cruelty, Kathy Stewart

World Spay Day emphasizes importance of fixing pets

Shelters around the country and in the D.C. region say the need for spaying and neutering pets is clear. There are just too many animals for too few homes.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 06:51am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Pets, spay day, neuter

Do you know how to keep your canine cool?

Dogs are great at a lot of things like retrieving and sniffing out danger. But there's one thing they just don't do very well: cool themselves off.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 09:54pm EDT

Tags: dogs, heat, Kate Ryan