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Professional Pet Sitters Week: Recognizing Excellence in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting in the National Capital Area.
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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!
2 years 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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