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Most popular puppy names of 2012

The most popular puppy names of 2012 took on human form, according to a study by the veterinarian and animal health website Vetstreet.com

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 11:37am EST

Tags: puppy, dogs, names, 2012, Hoai-Tran Bui,

D.C. welcomes stranded Sandy pets (Video)

Two months after superstorm Sandy devastated the Northeast, cats and dogs that were surrendered or abandoned in New York City are finding new homes in the Washington area.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:09pm EST

Tags: ASPCA, WARL, animals, superstorm Sandy, Kate Ryan

Ask Dr. Pawz: Choosing the right dog food

WTOP's Dr. Pawz, an emergency vet in Alexandria, Va., answers pet questions from readers, including one about what to feed if you have multiple dogs.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 12:14pm EST

Tags: dogs, veterinarian, Katy Nelson, Ask Dr. Pawz

Dr. Pawz: New Year's resolutions for your pets

Including pets in your New Year's resolutions could help prolong their lives. Dr. Pawz offers advise to keep your pet happy and healthy.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 12:33pm EST

Tags: resolutions, New Years, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

Like father, like daughter: Adopting animals on the job

Call it a family tradition. Call it bringing work home. But in WTOP Kate Ryan's family, adopting animals featured on air isn't anything new.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 08:10am EST

Tags: adoption, dogs, cats, Kate Ryan

GPS trackers keep pets close to home (VIDEO)

Dog owners worried their pets may get lost are turning to GPS technology in case they need to find their wayward four-legged friends.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 06:26am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, gps trackers, Tagg The Pet Tracker

Four-legged family members receive holiday gifts, too

Holiday shoppers are not just buying for friends, family and co-workers. It turns out they're also shopping for their four-legged family members.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 07:36am EST

Tags: del walters, holiday shopping

Animal shelters offer Black Friday bargains for furry friends

Malls weren't the only places offering bargains this Black Friday. Local animal shelters also capitalized on the shopping hype and offered deals on pets.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 08:53pm EST

Tags: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, Washington Humane Society, Washington Animal Rescue League, adoption, Kate Ryan

Va. shelter ready with more than soft cots, warm meals

What your pet and you need to know before heading to an emergency shelter

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:46pm EDT

Tags: Kristi King, Shelters, Lee District Rec Center

Tortured dog dies of injuries in Southside Va.

The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a $3,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the "horrific" torture and death of dog.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 02:10am EDT

Tags: Danville Area Humane Society, reward

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