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Abused Puppy Found Nearly Dead in Baltimore Alley

A mixed breed puppy is barely hanging on to life after being found too weak to walk by in an alley in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Baltimore.


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Pet Burials Range From Bottom of Sea to Sky Above

More pets are buried in U.S. backyards than any other place, but that is becoming illegal in more and more places. For those who want something unique, though, the sky’s the limit, literally.


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Petco to Stop Selling Pet Treats Made in China

Petco says it will stop selling dog and cat treats made in China by the end of this year due to ongoing fears that the imported treats are making pets sick.


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Prisons Seeking Md. Families To House Training Dogs On Weekends

Maryland’s prison system says it needs more local families to volunteer as weekend hosts for puppies in training as service dogs for disabled military veterans.


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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.”


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NoMa Apartment Building Touts ‘Community Dog’

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


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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.