| 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...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Five months ago a little rescue dog in Baltimore took on a big challenge: He would attempt to correctly pick the winner of each Baltimore Ravens regular season game.
If Teddy the Pigskin Picking Pup picked more winners than losers, he’d end the...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:30 AM
It's time for the World of Pets Expo, an annual winter favorite of area animal lovers.
Unlike a lot of dog-centric shows in town, the expo has plenty to offer fans of kitties, birds, reptiles and small animals like rabbits, guinea pigs and gerbils....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Dogs love dog parks but the fenced in public spaces have a way of bringing out the worst in some people.
Leave it to the folks behind the hit television show "Portlandia" to skewer dog park culture.
In the new season of the sketch-style comedy that airs...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Garrett Michael Anthony, son of Hayden and Linda Anthony, of Bel Air, was formally awarded his Eagle Scout rank and medal in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Jan. 8 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Abingdon. Garrett, a member of Troop 313 in Bel Air...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
From a distance, birds are fun to watch.
Over the years, my attitude toward birds has migrated, in kind of the same way geese migrate in the fall: south.
Birds, regardless of size, are probably the most striking of wild creatures because, though they...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Q: Is it possible to teach dogs to communicate in sign language -- not just understanding signals we give but using signs themselves to communicate with us?
A: This interesting question was prompted by an entry posted several months ago on the Columbia...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Brandy Michelle Kerr, 37, of the 200 block of Golf Drive, was charged Thursday with trespassing and theft less than $1,000.
Tavon I. Harvey, 17, who has addresses in the first...