| 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,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The four animals rescued alive from a house where 40 others were found dead are now available for adoption.
The two cats, gerbil and bearded dragon lizard are at the Howard County Animal Control and Adoption Center, on Davis Road in Columbia.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Ethan Phillip Weibman who plead guilty last fall to animal abuse in the death of one cat and the beating of another was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in prison.
After District Judge Charles A. Chiapparelli’s ruling, officers immediately took the...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:10 PM
A woman who grew up rescuing lost critters has launched an effort to help pets and their owners survive financial crises together.
Lynn Molnar is operating Thankful Paws, a food bank for pets, out of her White Marsh home.
"The idea is to keep people and...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:49 AM
George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Welcome to our first live show of the season. Cat is shiny in gold. I won't lie -- I look forward to seeing what she's wearing each week.
Since we're only getting one show a week this season, I was worried we wouldn't get the group numbers we used to...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:22 AM
The 34th annual Hidden Peak Cat Club show hits the Maryland State Fairgrounds Aug. 11 and 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Expect the fur to fly during some tense competitions: Non-pedigreed pets will compete against each other and all cats are...
| Nov 25, 2012
Kitchen backsplashes are a popular kitchen upgrade, right up there with a fancy stone countertops. Tile and glass are probably the easiest and the most common — even the big-box stores carry them now for DIYers. And the Internet is filled with photo...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The Baltimore Sun's environmental writer, Tim Wheeler, has passed along this delightful essay, written late last week by Kent Mountford, former senior senior scientist with the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program office, and still an environmental historian...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
OK, consider the kinds of things that have been shown on Bravo's reality shows: table-throwing, witch-slapping, screaming fights, tiny outfits that barely cover models' behinds, gross material excess, insane self-delusions ...So I have to wonder what's...
| Mar 24, 2011
Animal bites can be serious. They can injure the skin and bones and joints, and the damage could have lasting impacts. Dr. Tanveer Giaibi, chief of emergency medicine at Northwest Hospitals, answers questions about the dangers of and treatments for all...
| Aug 12, 2011
Hospice of the Chesapeake
A "Volunteer Information Night" for prospective volunteers will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 445 Defense Highway in Annapolis. Staff will discuss the many opportunities available. Light refreshments...