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In the 1980s, more than 20 million dogs and cats were euthanized every year in shelters around the country. And while that number is much lower today (around 4 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year), a large number of animals are still dying unnecessarily.
A 24-year-old woman from SE D.C. has been charged with misdemeanor theft for taking Callista the kitten.
From a program for soldiers interested in animal training to pet abuse centers, here are a few features offered by the Washington Humane Society that you may not know about.
In this week's Ask Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson shares what you can do to get your cat to lose weight and how to tell the age of an adopted pet.
Emmy and Lizzy have a story that resembles something out of a crime drama. Over a year ago, the dogs were scooped up when federal agents busted a multi-state crime operation that involved narcotics, firearms and dog- fighting.
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.
A man who pulled the claws out of two of his daughter's kittens has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges.
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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.
Malls weren't the only places offering bargains this Black Friday. Local animal shelters also capitalized on the shopping hype and offered deals on pets.
The Washington Humane Society raised close to $80,000 during its annual D.C. Walk for the Animals and Pet-A-Palooza Saturday in Adams Morgan.
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