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Lawn chemicals may be poisoning your pooch

Dog owners who love a lush lawn might have a problem.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:32am EDT

Tags: dogs, lawn care

Dr. Pawz: Raising funds for veteran service dogs

On Sunday July 21, Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, hosted its 9th Annual Charity Dog Wash to benefit service dogs for veterans who work year-round.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, dogs, Veterans, service dogs, Dogtopia

Cheap pets: Companionship on a budget

Not all pets are created equal. Or, if they are, they sure don't cost the same.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 04:20am EDT

Tags: david burd, cat

Dr. Pawz: Recognizing a puppy mill

In a newly released poll commissioned by the ASPCA, 71 percent of Americans surveyed felt sure that commercial dog breeders licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture treat their dogs humanely.

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 10:28am EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, Animal Welfare Act, puppy mill, commercial breeding,

Dogs can give blood too (VIDEO)

Dogs can save the lives of four other canines with one donation of blood. A veterinary blood bank in Purcellville provides dog blood nationwide.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: blood bank, veterinarian, Blue Ridge Veterinary Blood Bank

Happy hour, yoga: 5 D.C. activities to do with your dog

With so many things to do in the D.C. area, why should you leave your four-legged family member at home? Surprisingly, you don't have to. Here are some unconventional activities you can enjoy with your dog.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 09:03am EDT

Tags: Natalie Tomlin, Rachel Nania, dogs, dog activities, doga

Reports of aggressive raccoons in Ocean City mount

Worcester County health officials warn residents to be wary of aggressive, possibly rabid animals as the number of reports of raccoon encounters and attacks grows.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 04:08pm EDT

Tags: Ocean City, Md., Worcester County Department of Health, raccoons

Fourth of July a common time for pets to flee

Fireworks may scare off your furry friend, so check out some tips to make sure your pet makes it home safely.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 04:52am EDT

Tags: lost pet, animal shelters, Fourth of July, Kate Ryan

Dr. Pawz: Keep your pet home for the 4th of July

If you're planning on bringing your pup to Fourth of July festivities, think twice about events with fireworks. Local veterinarian Katy Nelson says exposing pets to frightening fireworks displays isn't fair to Fido.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, July 4th holiday, anxiety, Katy Nelson, Dana Gooley

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