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The disappearance of a dog named Snoopy has prompted a discussion and a warning about leaving pets tied up outside stores and restaurants.
The term "shelter dogs" can conjure up images of unkempt animals in depressing settings. But that wasn't the case Thursday at Prince George's Animal Management Services.
The Cannon Building was invaded by all shapes, sizes and ages of canines and cats Tuesday afternoon. Several shelters and animal rescue groups across the region showcased their dogs and cats up for adoption on the Hill.
Despite heat advisories and warnings, officials are still responding to reports of animals being left out in the blazing heat and being left in cars, where temperatures can top 120 degrees.
Maryland's prison agency is teaming up with a guide-dog group to have jailed veterans train service dogs for wounded and disabled military veterans.
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The area is under an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. It will feel like 110 to 115 degrees.
Owners have to be their dog's best friend in the heat. Dogs should be walked in the early morning or evening. Walks should be kept short.
The owners of Emmitsburg Veterinary Hospital asked commissioners Monday to reconsider their proposal to create a dog day care and dog park.
Temps can be brutal around the D.C. area this time of year for humans. But what about pets?
The sign at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter reads: "Alert! We have no cage space for cats. If you surrender a cat it will be humanely euthanized. Please use us as a last resort."