Study: Giraffes Hum To Each Other At NightResearchers recorded captive giraffes at night and heard low frequency audio rumblings that may be how the animals talk to one another.
Prince George's County Offering 'Spay-A-Day' Program365 pet owners in Prince George's County can take their dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered for free as part of a program offering help to financially-strapped animal lovers.
National Pet Day: Favorite Pet Names in the DMVIn honor of National Pet Day on Saturday, Nextdoor.com compiled a list of the DMV's favorite pet names.
Pet of the Week: KitKat the CatKit Kat is a big boy with lots of personality. Think you can handle him?
Va. Veterinarian In The Running To Become "America's Favorite"A veterinarian from Alexandria, Virginia's Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre is in the running to become "America's Favorite Veterinarian."
Cute Alert: National Zoo Shows Off Musical Enrichment Programs For AnimalsThe National Zoo in D.C. shared several videos Tuesday showing off its various animal enrichment programs involving musical instruments.
Study: Bees Using Plastic To Help Build Their NestsResearchers find bees adapt to their environment by incorporating plastic into the construction of their hives.
Maryland Family Reunited With Dog Lost in MaineA Maryland family's dog that jumped a fence and went missing on a holiday trip to Maine has been found after surviving more than a week of sub-zero temperatures and severe winter storms.
Horses Inspire New Lives for Md. OffendersNelly Madden spoke softly as he ran his hands over the glossy hide of retired thoroughbred Liang's Dancer at Second Chances Farm.
Woman Injured, 6 Cats Dead After McLean Fire Firefighters were able to revive one dog and one cat.
A Guide To The Smithsonian's National ZooWashington DC is home to one of the best zoos in the world with more than 400 species of animals in one large, 163-acre park in the center of the city. Refer to this guide on your next visit.
D.C. Rescue League to House Hurricane Sandy-Affected AnimalsAbout a dozen dogs and cats affected by Hurricane Sandy will be welcomed to the District by the Washington Animal Rescue League today.