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A masked, bead-bedecked and boa-clad crowd celebrated the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria celebrated the third annual Mardi Growl.
In this week's Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson explains the best age to neuter or spay a pet and how to prevent a cat from having accidents outside a litter box.
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.
Most children have an idea of what they want to be when they grow up -- whether it's an astronaut, baseball player or doctor -- but few get to live out that childhood dream. Laura Page Warden, veterinarian and co-owner of the Green Valley Animal Hospital in Ijamsville, is one of those lucky few.
Rescue groups from around the D.C. area brought more than 50 adoptable pets to show them off and highlight their plight at the Cannon House Office Building Thursday.
In this week's Ask Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson shares what you can do to get your cat to lose weight and how to tell the age of an adopted pet.
Dr. Pawz shares what owners can do to ensure an easy transition into a new home for pets adopted from shelters.
Holly, a local cat, is quickly gaining fame as the story of her watery weight loss plan makes waves online.
The Washington Humane Society's 12th annual Sugar and Champagne Affair honored Humane Heroes, including Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, D.C. police officers Arthur Douglas, Jr. and John Carruthers, and WUSA9 reporter Matt Jablow.
Anyone who has ever lost a pet has experienced the "I may not ever adopt again" phenomenon. But eventually, you might. Here are some questions to ask before you decide to bring a furry friend back into your house.