A Virginia woman’s beloved and healthy Shih Tzu was euthanized because the owner wanted to be buried with her pet — and that raises legal and moral questions.
Pet of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a pet available for adoption from D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance.
When humane law enforcement officers got to 2527 North Capitol St. NE to enforce a search and seizure warrant, they could smell the foul conditions from outside.
A truck full of 35 chihuahuas arrived at the Humane Rescue Alliance in D.C. on Monday, part of a massive rescue of 250 dogs from a breeder’s home in Mississippi.
It’s been three days since a prize-winning show dog disappeared at one of the world’s busiest airports after being checked in for a flight.
The American Kennel Club’s annual rankings of the most popular dog breeds are in. Here’s D.C.’s favored canine companion.
Devils Backbone will take over the Midlands Beer Garden at 3333 Georgia Avenue, N.W. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on March 23 with beer servers going by the name Pup-tenders.
The measure would benefit people who own Rottweilers, pit bulls and other animals with reputations — unfounded in the view of many — for being more of a public safety threat than other breeds.
For pet owners, the days of bribing neighbors with wine and chocolates from some far-flung place in return for feeding your pets in your absence are long gone.
When officers executed a search warrant at the home in the Shepherd Park area of Northwest D.C., they found seven dogs that had been left alone, without food or water, for several days. See video.
With extremely cold temperatures in the forecast, here are some ways to keep your fur babies healthy and warm too.
Buchmann and Buster made news in 2014 when at age 54 Buchmann found himself homeless with no way to care for Buster, who was then 9-years-old.
Can a dog’s nose save a diabetic’s life? Man’s best friends are known to sniff out bombs, drugs and even bedbugs, but can they smell trouble for type 1 diabetics?
“You’ll see parents kind of pull their kids away from a dog with pointy ears because, I think, we as a culture recognize that as a tactical dog or a police dog,” a TSA administrator said.
With another year’s passing, another pack of good dogs have found their forever homes after being featured on WTOP’s Pet of the Week segment. Here’s a look back at the four-legged pals featured on-air and online in 2018 and where they are now.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.