22 Sep 2017

News:

Must Love Dogs? Dog-Friendly Patios Fight To Stay Open to Canines

As a dog owner, I always assumed that the city had a rule against dogs on patios and quietly enjoyed how infrequently it was enforced. Until recently, city officials seemed to leave it up to business owners to decide whether or not to allow canine patrons on their outdoor patio space. This week, however, things […]


03 Aug 2017

Pets:

(UPDATED) More Information on the Rabies Alert: Dog did NOT Have Rabies

New information shows that the dog did not have rabies and there is no threat to others.


29 Jun 2017

Pets:

Pet Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

Lara Walker is the owner of TwoTails DC, a boutique dog-walking service. Check out their gorgeous Instagram feed for more information. Following is my annual reminder that more pets get lost on the 4th of July than any other day in the US. July 5th is the busiest day for animal shelters. For your pet’s […]


12 May 2017

Events:

Day of the Dog DATE CHANGE

Due to the nor’easter coming through our area on Saturday, Congressional Cemetery has opted to move the Day of the Dog festival to Sunday, May 14.  *Please note: the 5k will still take place on May 13th according to the original schedule! Runners, look for more information tomorrow (and never fear, we won’t cheat you […]


12 Apr 2017

Pets:

Celebrate Dog Bite Awareness Week With a Quiz

Our friends at the United States Postal Service recently released statistics on the Top 40 cities where postal carriers have been bitten or attacked by dogs. DC made it to the very bottom of the list, with 19 dog attacks last year– but honestly, that’s 19 too many. Last year, 6755 postal workers were attacked […]


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