• Crews rescue dog stuck in Montgomery Co. storm drain

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County Animal Services’ rescue crews worked for hours to get a 30-pound dog out of a storm drain Friday, and their hard work paid off. A neighbor was walking his dog, a…

  • Dog impaled by metal bar recovering

    A 5-year-old yellow lab was rushed to the emergency room after a piece of a reinforcing bar went right through him. CAUTION: Some photos are graphic.

  • Md. K-9 officer fights to get retired dog back

    WASHINGTON — He called his K-9 partner his best friend. And now, after working together for four years, that partnership is over. Officer Gil Fones with the Montgomery County Police Department says the dog he…

  • Pet of the Week: Pillsbury

    WASHINGTON — Say hello to Pillsbury, a striking 3-year-old German shepherd mix. This black beauty is smart and energetic, and already knows some basic commands. She also is friendly and playful with other dogs ……

  • Doggie photo booth aims to increase adoptions

    A pet adoption agency hopes professional photos will help entice potential pet owners to provide a new home for the photogenic pooches.

  • Dog waits with injured pal on D.C. street

    WASHINGTON — While dogs are known to be man’s best friend, sometimes they’re a dog’s best friend too. That’s especially the case for two dogs found in Southeast D.C. Wednesday morning on Firth Sterling Avenue. One dog…

  • Hulk may be world’s largest pit bull (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A massive pit bull has earned its name: Hulk. The enormous dog owned by Dark Dynasty K9s in New Hampshire weighs 173 pounds and is just 17 months old. The dog is becoming an…

  • FBI agent shoots dog in Glen Burnie Park

    WASHINGTON — Authorities say they are investigating an incident in which a  federal agent walking his dog  shot and killed another dog in a park in Glen Burnie, Md. According to a report by WMAR-TV, an FBI…

  • 3-D prosthetics give dog freedom (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A dog with no front paws learned to run with the help of a 3-D printer. A promotional video for 3D Systems tells the story of how the company’s 3-D-printed prosthetics allowed Derby,…

  • Dog stolen during Greenbelt apartment break-in found

    A 10-year-old dog stolen during a Prince George\’s County
    apartment break-in last week has been found.

  • Ebola and pets: What you need to know

    After officials euthanized a dog owned by a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola, some are concerned about the canine role in the transmission of the virus. A local veterinarian says there\’s no need for alarm.

  • 2nd officer suspended in slitting of dog’s throat

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A second Baltimore officer has been suspended while the department investigates his role in the slitting of a dog’s throat. Court documents say Officer Thomas Schmidt held the dog down while a…

  • D.C. police officer shoots at dog

    A D.C. police officer shot at a dog Monday afternoon in Northeast, but the dog escaped.

  • Owner captures dog jumping on the bed (Video)

    One dog is breaking all the rules, but having fun doing it.

  • 2 D.C. men face felony animal cruelty charges

    Two D.C. men face a rare charge of felony animal cruelty for trying to cut the throat of a bull terrier named McFly.