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Professional Pet Sitters Week: Recognizing Excellence in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting in the National Capital Area.
12 months ago

Professional Pet Sitters Week: Recognizing Excellence in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting in the National Capital Area.

By  •  Features, What's New

March 5th – 11th is Professional Pet Sitters Week – a great time to recognize the qualified, competent, and compassionate professional pet sitters in our area.

Giving Our Dogs Four Legs to Stand On
12 months ago

Giving Our Dogs Four Legs to Stand On

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World-renowned (and NOVA local) pet prosthetist Derrick Campana explains his industry

By Joseph Grammer

Many dogs are unfortunately missing legs or unable to fully use the legs they have. What …
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Digital Dog Days
12 months ago

Digital Dog Days

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A look at technology that helps our pets

By Elissa Matulis Myers

From cell phones to Google, from work to your personal life, from the kitchen to the bedroom, technology …
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The Dog-ter is In
1 year ago

The Dog-ter is In

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The Promising Science of Canine Medical Scent Detection

By Taylor Ham

Meet Stewie.

Stewie is a seven-year-old Australian Shepherd with a passion for Frisbee, tennis balls, and the ability to …
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Sniffing Out Victory! Introducing dogs and their humans to the fun of canine nose work.
1 year ago

Sniffing Out Victory! Introducing dogs and their humans to the fun of canine nose work.

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Introducing dogs and their humans to the fun of K9 Nose Work.

By Heidi Meinzer, JD, CPDT-KSA, CNWI

 

I first heard of Nose Work when I started volunteering at …
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The Best Glow Gear for GlowDOGGlow!
1 year ago

The Best Glow Gear for GlowDOGGlow!

By  •  Features, GlowDogGlow Blog

The countdown is on – less than a week until the big night, which means it’s time to get serious about your glow gear.  The GlowDogGlow course is truly a …
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Play Ball!
2 years ago

Play Ball!

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Two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and his wife Erica raise awareness … and four rescue pups

By Joseph Grammer

Photos by Carina Thornton/Fuzzypants Photography

April 11 was …
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TOP of the CLASS
2 years ago

TOP of the CLASS

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Nick White shares his training methods, fit for celebrity pups

By Joseph Grammer

Nick White started Off-Leash K9 in Woodbridge, VA, in March 2010. Now he has over 80 locations …
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Taking the “Pet” Out of Petrified
2 years ago

Taking the “Pet” Out of Petrified

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Helping dogs’ emotional well-being during vet visits

by Jennifer Korinchak

Can you imagine telling your dog, “Let’s go to the vet!” and seeing her wag her tail, instead of high-tailing …
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Heeling House: Pioneering Animal Assisted Interaction (AAI) into Children’s Therapy
2 years ago

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

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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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