Archive for 'Puppy Dog Tails'

A Best Friends Man

A Best Friends Man

I was really excited to get a press release from the U.S. House of Representatives announcing that Elton Gallegly (R-CA) and my own congressman, Jim Moran (D-8) would co-chair the newly formed Congressional Animal Protection Caucus [...]

Furry Friends Need Homes

Furry Friends Need Homes

We are 6-months-old and our names are Piper, Percy and Pepsi. We are domestic short hairs, one all black and two of us, because of our markings, are tuxedo cats. We were brought into the shelter [...]

Lives Well Loved

Lives Well Loved

One of the best parts of writing my column is hearing from readers about their relationships with their pet companions. In my last column, I promised that I would give you Olivers story and so I [...]

My New BFF

My New BFF

I was very excited last Thursday to have the opportunity to interview Martha Armstrong, the new Executive Director of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which is also the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter. [...]

Birdman to the Rescue

Birdman to the Rescue

January was adopt-a-rescued bird month and my adoptables picture featured birds at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) who were in need of a good home. I have a follow up story that will make [...]

You Can Teach Old Humans New Tricks

What an icy couple of days this has been! I slipped and slid and had a blast chasing Mikey in the snow. When we came inside, my person washed our feet to get the ice-melting residue [...]

No Fair

It is one of those lazy, pondering kind of days when I must have too much time on my paws and I begin thinking. Did you know that you people are a constant source of amusement [...]

My Friend Zoe

My friend Zoe lives in the apartments next to my house. We have a wooden fence between us and we love to see who is the fastest as we race each [...]

Puppy Dog Tales | Accidents and Emergencies

I hope that this bright and shiny new year finds you healthy, full of optimism and purpose for the days ahead and that taking better care of your pet [...]

Artificial Paws for Pets

Artificial Paws for Pets

Animal Ortho Care in Vienna is one of only 10 companies in the world that builds prosthetics for animals. The company works with orthotics (the use of braces to correct or accommodate an affected limb) and [...]