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Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: animals, Pets, cats, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, St. Patrick

How many people sleep with their pets?

Nearly three-quarters of us - 71 percent - sleep with our pets, according to a survey done by the mattress company Novosbed.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 08:14am EST

Tags: randi martin, Pets, sleep

5 tips to save money on pets

Food, medicine, vet care, treats and toys can add up to quite the bill at the end of the month. Dr. Katy Nelson shares five tips to save money on pet care.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 05:34am EST

Tags: Pets, pet care, save money, veterinarian, Omama Altaleb

Tuesday is National Dress Up Your Pet Day (Photos)

Sure, your pet is adorable, but swaddling him or her in clothing can be a recipe to for the perfect pet photo -- and Tuesday may be just the excuse you need to indulge.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 08:47am EST

Tags: National Dress Up Your Pet Day, Pets, Colleen Paige

Keep your pet warm, healthy in cold temperatures (Video)

The weather will soon dip the lowest temperature the region has seen in 20 years. And if the outdoor air is too chilly for you, it's too cold for your pet, as well.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 11:33pm EST

Tags: Pets, Cold weather, winter, The Humane Society, dogs

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Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Tags: rabies, Dr. Pawz, Paula Wolfson, veterinarian, Pets

100 shelter pets come home for the holidays in D.C.

"Home for the holidays" -- it's a phrase that carries a lot of emotional weight. And that's no different at the Washington Humane Society.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 10:28pm EST

Tags: Pets, animals, washington humane society, whs, cats

Last-minute and local: Gifts for pets, pet lovers

Need a last-minute gift for a pet or pet lover in your life? Dr. Katy Nelson, local veterinarian and host of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy" has some ideas from local Virginia, Maryland and D.C. pet shops.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 07:03am EST

Tags: Pets, pet lovers, gift ideas, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

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Pet owner: United Airlines nearly killed my dog

Two people, one from Arlington, say United Airlines' Petsafe program treated their pets horribly.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 09:54am EST

Tags: lori lundin, united airlines, travel, Pets

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Keep your pet from gaining pounds during the holidays

Fat cats and pudgy pooches need homes too, and a local shelter is working to spotlight the need of the animals that offer a lot to love.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 09:06am EST

Tags: washington humane society, Pets, pet food, Thanksgiving, dogs, cats

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