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Dogs can suffer heat stroke

Like in people, dogs can suffer from heat stroke. Watch for heavy panting and ropy saliva.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 11:27am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, heat

Do you know how to keep your canine cool?

Dogs are great at a lot of things like retrieving and sniffing out danger. But there's one thing they just don't do very well: cool themselves off.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 09:54pm EDT

Tags: humane society, heat, Kate Ryan

Puppies invade Georgetown at adoption event (Photos)

The Washington Harbour in Georgetown went to the dogs Sunday when dozens of canines stopped by for a pet adoption event

Monday - 06/18/2012, 10:20am EDT

Tags: Georgetown, D.C., operation paws for homes, Military Working Dogs

Pets suffer in the summer heat too

Temps can be brutal around the D.C. area this time of year for humans. But what about pets?

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: pets, cats, weather, heat, Code Red

Ellicott City, Wolf Trap rank as top pet-loving communities

Two of the most pet-friendly communities are near D.C.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 11:00am EDT

Tags: pets, best places for pet lovers, Colleen Kelleher

Tips for finding the right kennel

Summer is just around the corner, and unless you're taking your dog or cat with you on vacation, you're probably looking for a kennel.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 06:19am EDT

Tags: pets, cats, kennel, david burd

Abandoned and blind, poodle's story goes viral (VIDEO)

In the popular Dreamworks movie "Shrek," Princess Fiona sacrifices her beauty and transforms into an ugly ogre. But for Fiona the poodle mix, the transformation went the other way around.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: hope for paws, rescue, viral

Cats, dogs respond to new animal-specific music

Cats are not wired to enjoy songs made for humans. It has to do with their vocal ranges and heart rates.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 06:28am EDT

Tags: animal music, cat music, cats, bob kur

WTOP goes to the dogs at Super Pet Expo (VIDEO)

See the sights and sounds from the weekend Super Pet Expo with WTOP's David Burd.

Monday - 03/19/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: Super Pet Expo, david burd, chantilly

Shelter dogs really are great dogs

WTOP's David Burd offers a first-person perspective on why you should get a dog from a shelter.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 10:03am EST

Tags: david burd, Frederick,

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