March 2018

5 Simple Steps to Welcoming a New Cat

By | 2018-03-14T18:13:00+00:00 March 14th, 2018|

            Did you know that Spring is one of the busiest times of the year for animal adoptions? My theory is that humans are emerging from their winter hibernations, and realizing that they want a furry friend to share the beautiful, warm days with! Although there are probably a hundred [...]

Spring Forward… Straight to the Dog Park!

By | 2018-03-12T12:36:53+00:00 March 12th, 2018|

Are you ready to Spring Forward? Welcome to daylight savings! In honor of yesterday, and the fact that we made it through this winter (even though it still seems to have a few tricks up its sleeve), here is a list of every accessible dog park in Alexandria (with my personal thoughts about each). It [...]

International Women’s Day: Way to Spay!

By | 2018-03-08T08:30:48+00:00 March 8th, 2018|

        Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate this momentous day, we are going to discuss a topic that involves those female pets out there: Spaying. There is a lot of information floating about regarding altering your pets and whether it is a positive or negative, so we are going to set the [...]

Medicated Monday

By | 2018-03-07T17:01:42+00:00 March 5th, 2018|

When you have a pet who needs to be medicated, your life can change in one of two ways. You can either add a simple adjustment to your routine, or you can have a daily struggle, trying to convince your pet that you’re acting in their best interest. Obviously, pets have NO idea that when [...]

Welcome to March: National Nutrition Month

By | 2018-03-07T17:04:39+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month?  I’m pretty sure that this month's theme was originally created with humans in mind, but I say let’s extend the knowledge to our pets! Stay tuned this month for tips to keep your pet nutritionally healthy and happy. There are a lot of mixed messages out [...]

Welcome to March: National Peanut Butter Month!

By | 2018-03-07T17:10:35+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

Happy March! Did you know that March is National Peanut Butter Lover’s month? And who loves peanut butter more than your pup?! Because dogs just can’t seem to get enough peanut butter, it’s an excellent tool to use in training and also to provide mental stimulation for your pups! Here are a few fun and [...]

February 2018

National Cat Health Month: Bladder Stones Edition

By | 2018-03-07T17:14:02+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

        Just like that, February is coming to a close. While we continue discussing topics of our pet’s health, did you know that February is actually National Cat Health Month? I think it’s time we officially celebrate this important month the right way, and just in the nick of time! One very [...]

Cat Behavior: Extreme Bake-off Edition

By | 2018-03-07T17:15:57+00:00 February 17th, 2018|

                            How many of you cat owners are constantly scratching your head in wonder when it comes to your cat’s behavior? It’s no secret that cats do some wonky things! While we may never know the reason your cat likes to, nay, [...]

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The Unlikely Duo: A Love Story

By | 2018-03-07T17:19:06+00:00 February 14th, 2018|

                               In celebration of today’s sweetheart holiday, I would like to talk about two of my favorite things: Unlikely Duos and Fostering Animals. My giant goof of a dog, Ubie, and I foster animals through the Humane Rescue Alliance in DC. [...]

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Are You Ready for the Winter Olympics? We Are!

By | 2018-03-07T17:21:51+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

                                                          Today is the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics! As nations come together to celebrate some of the biggest and most impressive athletes in the world, I [...]

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