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Caring For Your Canine’s Teeth
6 days ago

Caring For Your Canine’s Teeth

By  •  health & wellness

by Michaela P. Meissner, BS, LVT

At Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery, a veterinary practice that specializes in teeth and diseases of the oral cavity, we are frequently asked the …
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What Happens When Your Dog Has an Emergency?

By  •  health & wellness

by Johna Gagnon, M.Ed., Licensed Certified PetTech Instructor

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Pet owners, including parents of dogs, aren’t always knowledgeable about what to do if their …
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Gerry Connolly Cross County Connector Trail (CCT) Intro & Segment 1
6 days ago

Gerry Connolly Cross County Connector Trail (CCT) Intro & Segment 1

By  •  Hit the Trail

There is a little-known trail in Fairfax County that does an amazing thing; it connects the county from north to south, 40 miles in length. That trail is the Gerry …
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Heeling House: Pioneering Animal Assisted Interaction (AAI) into Children’s Therapy
6 days ago

Heeling House: Pioneering Animal Assisted Interaction (AAI) into Children’s Therapy

By  •  Features

By Donna Pfendler-Merkle

Heeling House began as an idea between three friends at an International Therapy Dog Conference in Denver, CO three years ago. They had a vision to take …
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Dogs Deserve Better: A Dedicated Team
6 days ago

Dogs Deserve Better: A Dedicated Team

By  •  Features

Dogs Deserve Better (NOVA Chapter) works to rescue chained and penned dogs from the American South

By Joseph Grammer

“Most of our dogs come from the South. Maybe 90-95% from …
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Painting With a Purpose
1 month ago

Painting With a Purpose

By  •  What's New

Asheville artist paints pet portraits to help a local animal shelter spread awareness 

by Emily Nowels

ASHEVILLE, NC — Last year artist Angela Alexander, who specializes in pet portraits, …
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The Heart of the Matter: Understanding and Preventing Heartworms in Dogs
2 months ago

The Heart of the Matter: Understanding and Preventing Heartworms in Dogs

By  •  Uncategorized

By Jennifer Korinchak

Valentine’s Day will soon be here, and that gets us thinking about hearts! While the thought of heartworms isn’t very romantic, we feel it’s an important …
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Tommy McFly: Media {and Canine} Ambassador for the DMV
3 months ago

Tommy McFly: Media {and Canine} Ambassador for the DMV

By  •  Features

Local dog lover, and dynamic anchor of “The Tommy Show” lights up the District airwaves mornings on 94.7 Fresh FM.

By Joseph Grammer

Photo by Carina Thornton

Tommy McFLY is …
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A Winter Wonderland for Dogs
3 months ago

A Winter Wonderland for Dogs

By  •  Hit the Trail

by Angela Meyers

Though DC’s winters are not as harsh as those further north, things can get snowy, windy, and sometimes downright frigid in our nation’s capitol, making it a …
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Forever Friends
3 months ago

Forever Friends

By  •  Features

Hospice Offers “Pet Peace of Mind”

By Mathew Gulick

When you rescue a pet, we all know it’s a forever commitment. But sometimes circumstances change, things beyond our control …
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