animal rescue

A Washington Animal Rescue League staff pets a stray dog from Sochi, Russia, at the league's shelter in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2014. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

23 Dogs Rescued From Meat Farm Coming to D.C. Area

Twenty-three dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea are headed to the Washington, D.C. area.


File photo of a horse. (Photo: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Horse Rescued From Swimming Pool in Northern Va.

A wayward horse that fell into a backyard swimming pool in northern Virginia is back on dry land after getting some help from fire and rescue workers.


Credit: Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department

Horse Trapped by Snow in Pr. George’s Co. Dies

A horse that was rescued from a snow-covered barn Thursday has been euthanized after failing to recover from a medical issue.


Xena. (Photo credit: Anne Arundel County Police)

Cat Wounded by Arrow, Md. Police Investigating

Anne Arundel County police say a cat is recovering after being shot in the shoulder with an arrow.


Biscuit the dog. (Photo credit: Fairfax County Police Department)

Happy Ending for Elusive Stray Shih-Tzu in Va.

The kids call him Biscuit. No one knows for sure how the tiny stray Shih-Tzu ended up fending for himself in Franconia. Some say his owner died, while others say he was left behind when owners moved away.


Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

New Nonprofit Finds Home for Strays

Sanders has placed two cats and one dog in temporary homes since Saving Grace’s inception but is working on building up a network of approved foster parents.



Fairfax County Animal Shelter Seeking Foster Homes For Needy Pets

Northern Virginia area residents interested in adopting a pet are encouraged to attend a special orientation session at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter