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Dr. Pawz: Shelter dogs don't carry more health risks

Whether pet owners buy their dog from a breeder or a shelter matters less than choosing the right pet for your family and lifestyle, according to Dr. Katy Nelson.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:09pm EDT

Tags: shelter animals, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

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How to help pets fight fireworks anxiety

Fireworks can traumatize pets, but owners can take steps to make sure this Fourth of July is a fun and safe one for their furry friends.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 09:08am EDT

Tags: dogs, fireworks, Fourth of July, Katy Nelson, Kristi King

Dogs at risk of overheating too on hot days

Dogs can easily overheat if left in a car on a hot day or left in a backyard with no shade.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:23pm EDT

Tags: summer heat, dogs, Washington Humane Society

Wedding trend: Here comes the bride (and her dog)

Of course you want your best friends at your wedding - so what if they bark?

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: weddings, Randi Martin, dogs

Pet insurance an exercise in love and responsibility

Insurance often comes down to legal requirements and financial hits. We have to insure our cars and we insure our health because, without it, bankruptcy could be reality when faced with a major illness. But what about that furry face that greets your every morning and curls up with you at night?

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: lacey mason, pet insurance, Katy Nelson, Dr. Pawz, cats, dogs

Pet of the week: Ballerina

A brindle ballerina.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 10:10am EDT

Tags: Pet of the Week, ballerina, WARL, boxer

Tips to keep pets away from danger this spring

With spring here and lawn work on many people's agendas, local veterinarians advise pet owners to take the following measures to protect pets from potential threats this season.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:44am EDT

Tags: dangers, spring, veterinarian, Omama Altaleb

Easter lilies pose a danger to cats

Flowers are common in the home around Easter and Mother's Day, but local veterinarians say they can be dangerous to pets.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:06am EDT

Tags: lilies, cats, Omama Altaleb, Easter, easter lily, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, Elizabeth Arguelles

Startup to release Petcube, connecting pet owners with pets

A San Francisco-based startup company is set to release a device in August that allows pet owners to watch, play and communicate with their pet through the smartphone application Petcube.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:56am EDT

Tags: startup, Petcube, app, device, Omama Altaleb

Fund created to help pet victims of fire

Two dogs named Mylo and Otis have triggered an idea that could save pets' lives in Prince George's County.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:52am EDT

Tags: Sparky, fire

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