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Dr. Pawz: Welcoming an adopted pet in your home

Dr. Pawz shares what owners can do to ensure an easy transition into a new home for pets adopted from shelters.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 08:29am EST

Tags: pets, cats, adoption, animal shelter, veterinarian, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

The Reagan Building went to the dogs for 12th annual Sugar and Champagne Affair

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.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 02:03pm EST

Tags: Sugar and Champagne, pets, washington humane society, Todd Gray, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

Dr. Pawz: Questions to ask before adopting a pet

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.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 07:58am EST

Tags: pets, adoption, animal shelter, veterinarian, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

Canines detect landmines in war-torn countries

Their sensitive snouts are literally life-savers. Mine detection dogs, or MDDs, are specially trained canines that sniff out landmines.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 08:54am EST

Tags: landmines, Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI), Kathy Stewart, MDDs,

Ask Dr. Pawz: Meat meal or tripe

WTOP's Dr. Pawz, an emergency vet in Alexandria, Va., answers pet questions from readers, including whether meat meal is better for your dog.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 08:41am EST

Tags: pets, pet food, dog food, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, tripe

Dogs shouldn't eat these foods

With the Super Bowl coming up next month, a couple of the foods you'll likely have at your football party are ones your dog should not eat.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 09:41am EST

Tags: super bowl, food

Most popular puppy names of 2012

The most popular puppy names of 2012 took on human form, according to a study by the veterinarian and animal health website Vetstreet.com

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 11:37am EST

Tags: puppy, names, 2012, Hoai-Tran Bui, pets

Ask Dr. Pawz: Choosing the right dog food

WTOP's Dr. Pawz, an emergency vet in Alexandria, Va., answers pet questions from readers, including one about what to feed if you have multiple dogs.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 12:14pm EST

Tags: pets, veterinarian, Katy Nelson, Ask Dr. Pawz

Like father, like daughter: Adopting animals on the job

Call it a family tradition. Call it bringing work home. But in WTOP Kate Ryan's family, adopting animals featured on air isn't anything new.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 08:10am EST

Tags: pets, adoption, cats, Kate Ryan

2 dogs found in D.C. trash can

The Washington Humane Society says two dogs were found in a trash can in Southeast Washington, one of them dead and the other seriously injured.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 07:25am EST

Tags: washington humane society, The Washington Post,

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