| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:41 AM
I knew that having kids would change my relationship with our pets, no matter how much I tried to avoid it. But based on the amount of time the cats have spent glaring at me lately, I think I underestimated how much it would change.
Our three cats --...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:34 PM
A House committee approved a much narrower version of a bill on injuries caused by dogs than the Senate passed last week, imposing a tighter liability standard for bites only in cases where the animals are running loose.
The House Judiciary Committee...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:37 AM
The Maryland SPCA will hold its 17th annual March for the Animals on Sunday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Druid Hill Park. Tina Regester, Director of Communications and Media Relations for the Maryland SPCA, said this is the organization's...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Maryland Del. James E. Malone Jr. was motoring down I-97 the other day when he came up behind a car doing about 40 in the fast lane.
When he moved to pass the car on the slow side, he looked over and noticed the driver was a woman with four dogs in her...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The Harford County Health Department has announced the schedule for its annual sponsorship of rabies vaccination clinics for dogs, cats and ferrets that are 3 months old or older.
Dates for this year's clinics are Sunday, April 29, and Sunday, May 6, 2-4...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath.
For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Ask any of the attendees of the pet first-aid and CPR class in Anne Arundel County why they would take such a course and each has the same response: Pets are like family, and you take care of family.
"You never know when you might need it," said Nicole...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:18 PM
There were dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and a fish that had to be visited in the church office — ol' Tango just couldn't make the trek outside.
It was a mixed bag indeed, but that's the point of the annual Blessing of the Pets at the Church of the...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:57 PM
There are few more joyful sights in the world than a big old dog sticking its head out a car window with a goofy grin, its tongue hanging out and its ears flapping in the breeze. Up until about 15 years ago, that was me in the driver's seat and a golden...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 12:05 PM
There will be plenty of treats, costumes, contests and free heart exams. And that's just for the pets.
More than 5,000 people and their pets are expected to gather Sunday at Druid Hill Park for the 16th annual March for the Animals. The event, which...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 11:33 AM
The proprietor of Handbags in the City has a fashion sense that favors the classical, whether he's wearing a belted Burberry trench coat with a standup collar, lounging in a Mulberry cashmere sweater or modeling a jacket lined with shearling.
| Aug 10, 2011
A cat dragging its tail through the dog days of summer will have a new place in Catonsville to get a medical check-up after Aug. 15.
That's the day the Frederick Road Veterinary Hospital at 816 Frederick Road makes its debut to the community.