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Dogs Found Dead Inside Kennel Hanging By Leashes

Police are investigating the deaths of two dogs that were found hanging by their leashes in a kennel.


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Smallest Dogs Carry Biggest Risks

The smallest dog breeds carry with them the biggest risks — they can literally slip through the cracks.


This is the dog that did not survive after suffering smoke inhalation and minor burns in an October house fire. (Photo credit: Prince George's County Fire Dept.)

Md. Fire Department Creates Fund to Aid Pets Affected By Fires

After a dog died as a result of small burns and smoke inhalation sustained in a house fire in Prince George’s County last year, the Prince George’s County Fire Department is announcing the “PGFD and SPCA Sparky Fire Fund.”


Emmy the English bull dog. (Photo credit:

NoMa Apartment Building Touts ‘Community Dog’

A new NoMa apartment building is touting a rather unusual amenity — a community dog.


File photo of a service dog. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Dogs From Fairfax to Search for Washington Mudslide Victims

Three rescue dogs from Fairfax County’s elite Search and Rescue team have departed to Washington state to help find victims from the March 22 mudslide in the town of Oso.


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Virginia Beach Eases Ban on Dogs on Boardwalk

Dog lovers will be allowed to take their pets on Virginia Beach’s popular Boardwalk at the height of tourism season.


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Md. House Votes to Hold Dog Owners Liable for Bites

The Maryland House has joined the Senate in passing a compromise measure on dog-bite liability.


Screenshot of security camera footage. (Credit: Anne Arundel County Public Schools)

Anne Arundel County School Closed After Dogs Chase Deer Through Window

The Anne Arundel Public Schools building that houses both Southern Middle and Lothian Elementary was closed today, after two dogs chased a group of deer through one of its windows.


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First Ever K-9 Veterans Day Planned

The first official K-9 Veterans Day is being planned.


File photo of a pitbull. (credit: JOEL ROBINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dog-Bite Bill Aims for Liability Compromise

A new Senate bill would hold dog owners liable when their dogs bite “innocent victims,” but would also relieve owners who prove they couldn’t know their dogs were dangerous.





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