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Dogs Taken From Korean ‘Meat Farm’ Almost Ready to be Adopted

It’s one step closer to a “forever home” for 23 dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm and sent to the D.C. area.


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.


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Man Mails 15 Live Baby Chicks to D.C. Ex-Girlfriend

A D.C. woman’s ex-boyfriend sent her an unusual package in the mail earlier this month: a box filled with 15 live baby chicks.


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Humane Society to Regulate Md. Roadside Zoos

The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday it will ask Maryland lawmakers to tighten regulation of certain state roadside zoos to close what it called a federal enforcement loophole.


Betty White to be honored in wax at Madame Tussaud's Museum in Washington. (Getty Images.)

Betty White Joins Madame Tussauds Museum In Wax

Actress and animal lover Betty White is joining the collection in wax at the Madame Tussauds museum in Washington.


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Cat Population Leading To Euthanizations

When visitors enter the Humane Society of Carroll County’s cat adoption area, they are greeted by Oscar and Ted.


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Hundreds Plunging Into Potomac River

Hundreds rang in the new year with a jump into the brisk Potomac River Tuesday for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge.