Author: Ashley

Upcoming DC Area Pet Events – June & July 2023


Hey there, pet lovers! Looking for something fun to do? We’ve rounded up a list of the area’s best events and activities for pets and pet-loving people in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. We’ve got yappy hours, paint your pet nights, cat yoga, pet rescue events, pet-related educational workshops, and more for you to choose…

| Dogs, Cats, DC Area Pet Guide

5 Super Fun Dog Sports to Try This Summer in Maryland and DC


Want to try something new this summer? Grab your dog and join a dog sport! Participating in sports is a great way to bond with your dog and meet their needs for exercise and enrichment. It can also give you the opportunity to meet and socialize with other dog lovers. There are many dog sports…

| Dogs, DC Area Pet Guide

Where to Adopt a Pet in the DC Area


Ready to welcome a new member into your family? Adopting a pet saves two lives – your new pet, and the animal that will take its place in a rescue or shelter that may have limited resources. You can also save money on vet bills when you choose to adopt. DC area rescues and shelters…

The Benefits of Walks for Your Dog


If you’ve had a dog for any length of time, you already know it: dogs love to go on walks! As soon as your pooch hears the jingle of the leash, no matter how deeply asleep they were or how engrossed they were in another activity, there they are at the door waiting and ready…

| Dogs, Dog Walking

The 7 Best Dog and Cat-Themed Board Games


My family and I love board games almost as much as we love our pets! And we’re always on a lookout for ways to combine those two passions with pet-themed board games. For this article, I’ve teamed up with my household’s resident board game expert, my 13-year-old son, Gavin, to bring you our favorite dog…

| Dogs, Cats

Unleash Your Cat’s Inner Tiger: The Importance of Play for Cats


Cats are known for their innate hunting instincts and playful nature. However, many cat owners tend to overlook the importance of playtime for their furry companions. It’s no secret that cats are independent animals, but they still crave interaction and stimulation from their human counterparts. In fact, a lack of playtime can lead to boredom,…

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