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Meet Echo, a 15-year-old double yellow headed Amazon parrot who stopped by the newsroom to chat with WTOP reporters, before heading to the Super Pet Expo.
Members of Congress and national animal welfare groups introduced the Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013, which would prohibit horse slaughter operations in the United States.
A masked, bead-bedecked and boa-clad crowd celebrated the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria celebrated the third annual Mardi Growl.
In this week's Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson explains the best age to neuter or spay a pet and how to prevent a cat from having accidents outside a litter box.
In this week's Ask Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson shares what you can do to get your cat to lose weight and how to tell the age of an adopted pet.
Dr. Pawz shares what owners can do to ensure an easy transition into a new home for pets adopted from shelters.
The Washington Humane Society's 12th annual Sugar and Champagne Affair honored Humane Heroes, including Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, D.C. police officers Arthur Douglas, Jr. and John Carruthers, and WUSA9 reporter Matt Jablow.
Anyone who has ever lost a pet has experienced the "I may not ever adopt again" phenomenon. But eventually, you might. Here are some questions to ask before you decide to bring a furry friend back into your house.
WTOP's Dr. Pawz, an emergency vet in Alexandria, Va., answers pet questions from readers, including whether meat meal is better for your dog.
Two dog treat companies pulled their products from shelves due to allegations of causing illness and death. Dr. Pawz weighs in on the safety of dog treats from China and whether or not owners should feed their pets treats in the first place.