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Holly, a local cat, is quickly gaining fame as the story of her watery weight loss plan makes waves online.
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.
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.
Prince George's County Animal Management was forced to remove a Rottweiler from its home Sunday afternoon after complaints that the owner left the dog exposed to the bitter cold weather much of the past week without proper shelter.
Walking pets outside on treated roads or sidewalks can create big problems. But there are things pet owners can do to to make winter a lot easier for their dogs and cats.
Some may think brushing a dog's teeth is overkill - but veterinarians and owners who've paid the price agree: it's absolutely necessary.
WTOP's Dr. Pawz, an emergency vet in Alexandria, Va., answers pet questions from readers, including whether meat meal is better for your dog.
Two dog treat companies pulled their products from shelves due to allegations of causing illness and death. Dr. Pawz weighs in on the safety of dog treats from China and whether or not owners should feed their pets treats in the first place.
The most popular puppy names of 2012 took on human form, according to a study by the veterinarian and animal health website Vetstreet.com
Two months after superstorm Sandy devastated the Northeast, cats and dogs that were surrendered or abandoned in New York City are finding new homes in the Washington area.