The Virginia Beach SPCA received 45 dogs Saturday that were surrendered from an animal hoarding situation on the Eastern Shore. In a Facebook post, the SPCA said there were more than 100 found inside a home on the Eastern Shore. Animal hoarding is defined by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as “an inability to provide even minimal standards of nutrition, ...
When adopting a dog or cat, the age of your children is one factor to consider. Here's what to know in deciding when to add a pet to your family.
Services offering home euthanasia for pets have been busier than ever since the pandemic led to limits on humans at vet practices and animal hospitals.
A couple picnicking on the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina survived repeated bear attacks Wednesday evening, according to the National Park Service.
Crating dogs with separation anxiety can help prevent destructive behaviors. Here are the steps to take and recommendations on what crates to try.
Many hiking trails require dogs to be on leash. Even if your trail doesn’t have a leash requirement, it’s a good idea to have one with you. Keeping your dog on a leash will help if you need to steer him away from anything along the trail, like poisonous plants or other animals.
The amount of physical activity your dog needs is heavily influenced by their breed. A high-energy breed, like a border collie, may have a much easier time on a hike than a lower energy breed. The exercise limits of your dog are an important factor to keep in mind before heading out on an adventure. Research your breed and check with your veterinarian to make sure your plans are in line with your dog’s physical limits.
A 32-year-old man and his dog both ended up dead following a medical emergency Saturday morning in the Widewater area, police.
When you switch dog food, it’s important to do so carefully. Here are four tips on how to healthily switch out your dog’s food.
The yoga class Cynthia Ackerman was leading Friday wasn’t your normal session.
The average dog owner spends $65 on dog treats each year, yet the healthiest and least expensive treats for your pet could already be in your fridge.
If you pick one of these ghostly plants in the forest, which is never a good idea, it soon will turn black.
Lady Gaga’s dog walker was only worried about the safety of the pooches when he was shot in the chest during a robbery back in February.