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Donations to help abducted dog recover

A West Highland Terrior who survived an abduction from his Manassas, Va., home has a badly injured from his ordeal. And donations have flooded in to help pay for his needed surgery.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 01:31pm EDT

Tags: Ozzy, animal cruelty, Manassas, crime, SPCA

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Fluffy and Fido are good for your heart

Owning a pet, particularly a dog, could lower your risk of heart disease.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:17am EDT

Tags: del walters, heart health, cats, dogs, American Heart Association

Dr. Pawz: Katy's 10 tips for choosing the right pet food, Part 2

As a good pet parent, you already know your pet needs to be eating nutritionally complete and balanced food. But with so many diets out there, how do you choose the perfect one for your pet? Local veterinarian Dr. Katy Nelson has some tips.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 09:20am EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, pet food, Katy Nelson,

Food stamps for pets give qualified owners relief

Millions of pets are surrendered to shelters across the country each year because owners can't afford to take care of them.

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 08:02am EDT

Tags: food stamps, Pet Food Stamps, Marc Okon, Randi Martin

Dr. Pawz: Katy's 10 tips for choosing the right pet food, Part 1

As a good pet parent, you already know your pet needs to be eating nutritionally complete and balanced food. But with so many diets out there, how do you choose the perfect one for your pet? Local veterinarian Dr. Katy Nelson has some tips.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 10:10am EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, pet food,

Garden Plot: Torch those dandelions goodbye

Weed and seed like a pro with advice from Mike McGrath.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:52am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, weeds, ticks, Mike McGrath

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Pet questions? Live chat with Dr. Katy Nelson

Attention pet lovers: Dr. Katy Nelson, veterinarian and "Dr. Pawz," will be in the glass-enclosed nerve center Thursday for a live web chat at 1 p.m.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Dr. Katy Nelson, Live chat,

Dr. Pawz: A new film highlights inspiring tales of shelter pets

Every year in the United States 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized. Thousands of rescue groups around the country work diligently with local shelters to bring more awareness to this situation. These groups aim to get people personally and financially involved in helping homeless animals. Now, there is a new film available in Redbox kiosks; it tells the inspiring stories of some of these pets.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, "Shelter Me", Film, shelter animals, Katy Nelson

Dr. Pawz: Preventing mosquitoes, ticks in your pets

Did you know that dogs can be bitten by as many as 500 mosquitoes per day in peak season? The good news is, you can protect your pet.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Tags: Katy Nelson, Dr. Pawz, flea, ticks, preventative medication, veterinarian,

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