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Read the Full Summer Issue
4 years ago

Read the Full Summer Issue

By  •  What's New

How lovely is this cover? Fans of NOVADog and the Washington Humane Society voted last month for this year’s cover dog winner, and her happily-ever-after story is truly heartwarming. Ariel’s …
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On Pins and Needles: Acupuncture for Pets
4 years ago

On Pins and Needles: Acupuncture for Pets

By  •  What's New

Today’s guest post is written by Adrianne Doering, VMD, a veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist at Leesburg Veterinary Hospital.  – ND

Acupuncture, an ancient healing art believed to have originated …
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Five Tips for Summer Fun
4 years ago

Five Tips for Summer Fun

By  •  What's New

Today’s blog post is sponsored by Olde Towne Pet Resort. – ND

With summer now in session, many pet parents are busy wondering how to keep their dog cool during …
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Safely Medicating Spot
4 years ago

Safely Medicating Spot

By  •  health & wellness

Did you know 37 percent of American households have dogs? The pharmacist in me immediately calculates how many prescriptions those dogs will need! All kidding aside, when our four-legged furry …
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Meet Gifford
4 years ago

Meet Gifford

By  •  Wags to Riches

Wags to Riches is a quarterly profile of local adoption success stories.

Gifford, age 5, is loved by Mary Beth and Ben in Clear Brook, Va.

Adopted from: Briggs Animal …
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Summer Sickness: Ticks and Lyme disease
4 years ago

Summer Sickness: Ticks and Lyme disease

By  •  health & wellness

We have a lot of things in common with our furry friends, but one of the least pleasant is that both humans and pets can get Lyme disease. You and …
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Water Fun for All Levels
4 years ago

Water Fun for All Levels

By  •  Training

QUESTION: One of my dogs loves to swim in any kind of water, while the other one hesitantly swims a little at the lake, but hates all pools. What can …
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Two Appalachian Trail Hikes
4 years ago

Two Appalachian Trail Hikes

By  •  Hit the Trail

Get invigorated this summer by enjoying a segment of the Appalachian Trail. Even if you don’t ever plan on hiking the full 2,180 miles through 14 states from Georgia to …
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Dogs Need Sunscreen Too!
4 years ago

Dogs Need Sunscreen Too!

By  •  What's New

Sure, these warm, long days offer plenty of chances to have fun outside with your pets. But they also mean increased safety risks, as the combination of heat, dehydration, sun …
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Events to Enjoy With Fido
4 years ago

Events to Enjoy With Fido

By  •  What's New

There are so many wonderful events to do in the summer with your pets.  Although summers in the DC Metros can get steamy and hot, there are a lot of …
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