A bald eagle rescued in Fairfax County by an animal control officer this week had to be euthanized.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A non-profit foundation dedicated to saving rare breeds of animals is teaming with the Smithsonian Institution on a project to preserve animal DNA through cryogenics. Peter Borden, the executive director of…
A pair of federally protected birds built a home in front of a Maryland highway camera along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, but efforts to relocate their nest Friday morning led to its destruction.
A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo have new names, the zoo announced.
What better way to celebrate St. Patrick\’s Day than with a new friend?
With the big chill came an increase in calls to animal
control departments around the D.C. area from people worried about animals being
left out doors.
The search continues for whoever shot and killed two bald eagles in Maryland.
\”Home for the holidays\” — it\’s a phrase that carries a lot of emotional weight. And that\’s no different at the Washington Humane Society.
The National Aquarium in Baltimore announced the birth of a Linne\’s two-toed sloth, named Scout.
A nearly 4-month-old border-collie mix is
recovering from surgery after the pup reportedly plunged two stories to the ground —
but no one\’s been charged.
After 15 months of training, Jack Jr. will give up his mascot duties for a return to home life, Georgetown University announced Wednesday.
Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.
A recent survey by veterinarians finds that the District of Columbia has far fewer pet owners than any other state in the U.S.
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.
Slimy, scaly or darn right ugly animals don\’t draw visitors to zoos and they physical characteristics make it tough to rally support to protect these critters from extinction.