• 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

  • Companies Going Pet Friendly

    Companies Going Pet Friendly0

    • Pets
    • September 12, 2017

    It’s fair to call Charger a bull in a china shop. Well, at least a pit bull. The charming nine-year-old has a full-time job in the marketing department at dinnerware/china giant, Replacements, Ltd. “Charger’s been coming to Replacements since I rescued him from the side of a road as a puppy, so he’s really grown

  • Sterling Man Charged with Severely Beating Dog

    Sterling Man Charged with Severely Beating Dog0

    A Sterling man is charged with animal cruelty after an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services found the man’s dog had been severely beaten with a baseball bat. Kevin R. Graves, 30, of Sterling was served with a warrant for his arrest as a result of the investigation. Graves is charged with animal cruelty, a

  • Puppy Health: The Proper Diet

    Puppy Health: The Proper Diet0

    • Pets
    • September 6, 2017

    Most dog owners are realizing that a puppy’s nutrition is just as important as potty and behavioral training. Feeding your puppy a proper diet with a high-quality digestible animal protein is the first step. If you are not comfortable or happy with the food your puppy came home with, do not hesitate to switch. Transitioning

  • 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’

  • 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