| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:31 AM
When the "Show Your Soft Side" campaign debuted last year, Baltimore learned that real tough guys treat animals with soft hands -- and people across the county took notice.
They were impressed to hear about the likes of Raven Jarret Johnson, MMA...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:54 PM
New details have come to light regrading an incident in which animal control officers were sent to a home in the Street area Friday afternoon to remove several dogs and cats.
A deputy from the Harford County Sheriff's Office was also dispatched to the...
| Mar 28, 2012
While Matt Snow assures us that he loves both dogs and cats, he has to admit, "Cats edge out the dogs by a hair." Good thing he's not discriminating during National Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, or April as you know it, as his Baltimore-based...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States.
But asked to cite her favorite travel...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:30 AM
In what's become a Howard County holiday tradition, tonight the Symphony of Lights display is letting dogs in.
For tonight only, people can walk through the festive show with their dogs from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. -- the last dogs can start the trail at 5:15...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:52 AM
Nicholas and Lisa Badart didn't just lose power or a few groceries to Hurricane Irene.
The couple lost a house, a wardrobe and a sense of stability, though at least they and their pets are OK — barely.
It all started with the sound that woke...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 1:17 PM
The ideal summer vacation for Jen Grottenthaler typically involves a beach and "drinks with little umbrellas in them." Certainly more adventurous than her former college roommate, Sherry Insley has loved being around the water since the days she used to...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Lutherville resident Ann Gearhart can only guess that SpiritSong, her beloved 48-pound pooch, is about 10 years old now.
Nine years ago, when she adopted the lanky mixed-breed hound with the soulful brown eyes from the Baltimore County animal shelter,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:30 AM
Any foodie worth their sea salt knows that all the fancy multi-star chefs eventually come out with a home cooking book.
But this might be the first book that shows what all of these chefs are cooking at home -- for their dogs.
"The Culinary Canine,"...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Starving and freezing on a garbage dump behind her owner's home, Sophia was only able to walk on her hind legs when she was rescued. Next week, she will star in the Shakespearan play "Macbeth," assuming the role of "Man's Best Friend."
Thanks to the...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 3:30 AM
Want to hear something really scary for Halloween?
According to the Pet Poison Hotline, the average cost to treat a pet for chocolate ingestion exceeds $1,000.
Halloween is the most dangerous holiday for pets, the hotline...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:44 PM
After a recent hike through Patapsco Valley State Park, Baltimore teacher Greg Schnitzlein's jaw dropped as he watched his two dogs emerge from the woods looking, as he says, like Chia Pets, every inch of their fur slathered in sproutlike seeds....