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  • Pet Anxiety, Answers From Purina’s Dr. Kurt Venator

    Pet Anxiety, Answers From Purina’s Dr. Kurt Venator0

    • Pets
    • September 13, 2017

    With good weather and flexible work schedules, summer time is the best season for spending some extra time with your pet. However, once fall comes, the kids aren’t the only ones in the family that experience the back-to-school blues. Separation anxiety can happen for many reasons among pets, but with the changing routine and lack

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  • Inova Loudoun Hospital: First in DC area to use facility dog

    Inova Loudoun Hospital: First in DC area to use facility dog0

    Inova Loudoun Hospital announced it is expanding the hospital’s Child Life Team with a facility dog named Jeremiah. Jeremiah, a two-year golden retriever, will work primarily alongside the child life specialists in the pediatric ER and pediatric inpatient unit visiting the hospital’s youngest patients. “We are always looking for additional ways to improve our patients’

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  • Dulles Cars & Coffee: 500 Cars, Fundraising, Fun

    Dulles Cars & Coffee: 500 Cars, Fundraising, Fun0

    At the corner of Route 50 and 606 near South Riding, in the Dulles Landing shopping center on any Sunday morning, as many as 500 hot rods, custom, modified and classic cars gather. Cars & Coffee, notable due to use of the mall’s Dunkin Donuts, is not just an event for car enthusiasts, it is

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  • Pets Help Keep Seniors Happier, Healthier

    Pets Help Keep Seniors Happier, Healthier0

    French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefits for seniors, regardless of whether they’re living on their own or in a senior

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