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Tips for pet-proofing your Christmas decorations

We humans all love holiday decorations, but sometimes our pets can wreak havoc on them. Luckily, a few simple techniques can help pet-proof your house during the holiday season.

Monday - 12/15/2014, 06:21am EST

Tags: christmas, Christmas decorations, christmas tree

Dog wanders into Prince George's County firehouse

Firehouses are designated as safe places, and apparently a stray Yorkshire terrier figured that out.

Thursday - 11/27/2014, 01:57pm EST

Tags: yorkie,

What not to feed your pets

There are plenty of human foods that aren't just unhealthy for cats and dogs, but could be lethal.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 01:28pm EST

Tags: Katy Nelson, Dr. Pawz,


Dog helps shelter kittens acclimate in Arizona (Video)

A 12-year-old Hurricane Katrina survivor is catching some attention through his volunteer work with kittens at a Phoenix, Arizona animal shelter.

Monday - 10/27/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: boots, kittens, arizona pet shelter, kitten nanny,

Ebola and pets: What you need to know

After officials euthanized a dog owned by a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola, some are concerned about the canine role in the transmission of the virus. A local veterinarian says there's no need for alarm.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Tags: dog, Ebola, Dr. Katy Nelson


Perfect puppy storm: WARL caring for 25 adoptable pups

Washington Animal Rescue League recently received an influx of dogs from other shelters, some of which were pregnant. Now the shelter has a surplus of adorable puppies.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:04am EDT

Tags: Washington Animal Rescue League, Kathy Stewart, puppies

The perks of pet ownership for retirees

Owning a pet can offer companionship, but researchers are saying pets offer more perks, including better physical and emotional health for aging generations.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 08:21am EDT

Tags: Alan Beck, USA TODAY, American Pet Product Association, aging

War dogs look for love after tours of duty

After their tour of duty ends and their military lives are over, some war dogs are just looking for love.

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, war dogs,

Group aims to help pets, owners who experience domestic violence

When people are subject to domestic violence, their pets aren't safe either. And the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants to help.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 05:21am EDT

Tags: domestic violence, american society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, ASPCA

Website knows where your cat lives, highlights privacy concerns

Pet lovers' pictures may give crooks the upper hand.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:18pm EDT

Tags: Mike Murillo, cats, privacy, internet privacy

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