Pet of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a pet available for adoption from D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance.
Following recent dog attacks in the D.C. area, veterinarian Dr. Katie Nelson talked to WTOP about what warning signs to look for and what owners can do to prevent aggression.
Caps players modeled with canine-friends for a Capitals Canine Calendar that will benefit Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. See behind-the-scene photos and video from the shoot.
A 3-year-old pit bull named Dallas who was rescued from a fighting ring in Canada is set to become a drug-sniffing police dog in Virginia.
Over the past decade, 47 dogs have died across the U.S. during grooming or within days of showing signs of ill health after grooming at the nation’s leading pet retailer, PetSmart, NJ.com reports.
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.
Man’s best friend is having an outsized impact on its owner’s wallets. Studies say costs of pet ownership are on the rise as more Americans own household animals. So how much is your pooch costing you?
It’s no surprise to dog owners, but now it’s scientifically sound: Dogs will go out of their way to help their owners when their humans are upset.
“If a dog knows a way to help [their owner], they’ll go through barriers … to help them,” said one researcher. The study was published in the journal Learning & Behavior.
The Humane Rescue Alliance recently snapped portraits of D.C. Council members posing with their four-legged pals. See photos.
Police in Fairfax County are monitoring coyote activity and urging pet owners to be careful after a small dog was attacked and killed by two coyotes in the forested area of the Parklawn community.
Knowing the genetic makeup of your pet can be helpful in understanding how big they may get, some general life expectancy info, and any breed specific behaviors or medical issues that may exist.
Calling all fashion fans: It’s time to book the blowout, organize the glam squad and secure the sequins.
OJ and Blue Dozer were adopted together last week but OJ was found wandering alone more than 100 miles away days later.
Hidden explosives are among the concerns at BWI/Marshall Airport, and that’s where the TSA’s passenger-screening canines come in. The explosive-sniffing dogs can identify numerous potentially dangerous substances from several feet away. The dogs showed of their talents to sniff out dangerous contraband. Watch the video.