Halloween Hazards for Pets

My dog Darby looks fantastic in a Halloween costume. For pet owners like me, it’s one of the fun things about the holiday. But...

Poopology

It’s not an exact science. There is no formal certification. But I can tell you that the path to my current status as duly...

The Truth About Microchipping

There is no denying that our pets are an important part of our families. We post cute pictures of them on social media. We...

Meet Elsa the Therapy Dog

Goldendoodle Elsa is a rock star at VCU Medical Center, even though there’s no red carpet underneath her paws. The calm-natured, 55-pound sandy blonde...

Cool Cats and Not-So-Hot Dogs

There’s so much to do in RVA, and Richmonders don’t let the season’s heat and humidity slow us down. From the many outdoor festivals...

Henrico Humane Society

Suzanne Allen of Ashland had always considered herself a pet person, but after losing her beloved schnauzer Charlie Brown two years ago, she thought...

Woofstock Festival is for the Dogs and Their Families

Richmond Animal League (RAL) will host the eleventh annual Woofstock Festival presented by Petco Foundation on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm...

Richmond Animal League

In August 2017, three tiny kittens arrived at Richmond Animal League (RAL) from a partnering municipal shelter. These kittens, like many of the more...

Sheepadoodle Do!

Three years ago, I drove to North Carolina, met a stranger through Craigslist, and brought home a Boston terrier puppy. That was the breed...

Why Pet Insurance Makes Sense

There are approximately 180 million pets in the United States, and in many cases, they are treated as members of the family. However, unlike...