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

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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!
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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Dogs Deserve Better: A Dedicated Team
1 year ago

Dogs Deserve Better: A Dedicated Team

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

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

By  •  Features, health & wellness

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 subject to discuss …
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Tommy McFly: Media {and Canine} Ambassador for the DMV
2 years ago

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

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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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Forever Friends
2 years ago

Forever Friends

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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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