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Our cats, dogs and other pet friends pets are an important part of our lives. They bring us the joy, laughter, and attachment that we crave as humans. For pure delight, look no further than Animal Views — a weekly take on the best animal photography. Our recent story on pet grief shows how the death of a pet can hurt as much as the loss of a relative. Take a moment to share your own pet photos. Curious about squirrels? Snap a shot and share your squirrel photos with us.


Snowy owl that visited D.C. returns to the wild

(Associated Press / AP)

The owl that visited Washington this winter has been released into the wild after getting new feathers.


Prince William County adopt a pet

(Prince William County Animal Shelter / Prince William County Animal Shelter)

Kelso, a 7-month-old Dutch sheperd, is a happy-go-lucky guy up for ad­ven­ture.


Workers remove ospreys’ nest, birds rebuild

A pair of ospreys whose nest had been removed by state transportation workers because it was blocking a traffic camera rebuilt the nest, only to have it removed again.


Prince George’s County adopt a pet

(Prince George's county animal shelter / PGCAS)

Kayla, a 10-month-old female beagle, is available for adoption.


Loudoun County animal watch

Recent reports received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.


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