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Tips to keep pets away from danger this spring

With spring here and lawn work on many people's agendas, local veterinarians advise pet owners to take the following measures to protect pets from potential threats this season.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:44am EDT

Tags: dangers, spring, veterinarian, Omama Altaleb

Easter lilies pose a danger to cats

Flowers are common in the home around Easter and Mother's Day, but local veterinarians say they can be dangerous to pets.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:06am EDT

Tags: lilies, cats, Omama Altaleb, Easter, easter lily, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, Elizabeth Arguelles

Startup to release Petcube, connecting pet owners with pets

A San Francisco-based startup company is set to release a device in August that allows pet owners to watch, play and communicate with their pet through the smartphone application Petcube.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:56am EDT

Tags: startup, Petcube, app, device, Omama Altaleb

Fund created to help pet victims of fire

Two dogs named Mylo and Otis have triggered an idea that could save pets' lives in Prince George's County.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:52am EDT

Tags: Sparky, fire

Tips to take cats to the vet, scratch-free

Local veterinarians Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles and Dr. Katy Nelson give tips on how to make the trip to the vet stress-free and scratch-free for you and your cat.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: cats, veterinarian, carrier, Omama Altaleb

55 puppies need new homes after rescue (Photos)

Fifty-five puppies are looking for new homes in the D.C. area after they were rescued from an Arkansas breeding mill.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: puppy mill, dogs

Tips for a stress, scratch free trip to the vet

Have a scaredy-cat who hasn't been to the vet in a while? Vets share tips and advice for a stress- and scratch-free trip to the vet.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Tags: cats

41 bunnies need homes after fire

A New Carrollton man is displaced after a Sunday afternoon fire and now his 41 pet rabbits need new homes.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: rabbits, bunnies, pet adoption

Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: animals, cats, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, St. Patrick

How many people sleep with their pets?

Nearly three-quarters of us - 71 percent - sleep with our pets, according to a survey done by the mattress company Novosbed.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 08:14am EST

Tags: Randi Martin, sleep

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