Pet of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a pet available for adoption from D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance.
Authorities have euthanized the last four wild ponies on a Virginia island that were diagnosed with a fungus-like disease known as “swamp cancer.”
In the video, the dogs can be seen panicked, barking and standing on their hind legs against the bars of their cage, trying to get out.
A Long Island animal rescue organization has opened its doors to animals from hurricane-hit areas in Virginia and South Carolina.
One of two newborn golden lion tamarins born at the National Zoo died Tuesday morning after apparently falling off of one of its parents.
It’s no monkey business. The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of two endangered animals.
“It suggests that animals might be playing it safe around people,” said Kaitlyn Gaynor, an ecologist at the University of California, Berkeley, who led the study. “We may think that we leave no trace when we’re just hiking in the woods, but our mere presence can have lasting consequences.”
Now that we’re finally in summer mode, we can’t help but feel like there’s no better way to spend your time than in your car with your best pal, your dog! Whether you’re all about the convertible life, can’t imagine life without your trusty pink oldster or rely on something a little more practical to get around, the best part of these cars are the pups riding shotgun. Time to buckle up, grab your pet and hit the open road with the sunroof open and the windows down!
Mo the sloth was one of the many animals that hunkered down at the Stock Island Detention Center for the duration of the storm.
As a hurricane threatens South Florida, pets owners are reminded that their furry friends need their own supplies in the event of an emergency.
Animals across the country may react strangely on Monday as the first total solar eclipse to traverse the sky above the continental United States in decades takes place.
A raccoon on Long Island ended up fumbling around a Farmingdale, New York neighborhood with its head lodged in a peanut butter jar before it was freed.
Montgomery County Council is considering a bill aimed at barring the use of wild animals including camels, bears, primates, wildcats, crocodiles and snakes in exhibits or shows for entertainment.
Barn owls have many fans as well as a vital role to play in the ecosystem. In Calvert County, a family of barn owls has taken up residence for the first time in 17 years.
If you’re thinking about gifting your loved one an animal for Christmas, you might want to put that decision on hold.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.