The Alexandria Times’ monthly pet column, looking at issues facing local pet owners.

Pets: How to enjoy the great outdoors with your pup

By Kim Gilliam Dogs are an important part of the family and many consider a summer vacation incomplete without them. While your pup may not be...

Pets: Helping adopted pets transition to their new home

By Kim Gilliam June is a popular month for pet adoption. People looking for a new canine companion realize that this is a great time...

Pets: Shape up with your pup this summer

By Kim Gilliam Were you and your pooch a little lazier during the winter months? Did you let your workout routine and your dog’s regular...

Pets: City council to recognize Alexandria’s love of pets

By Kim Gilliam As Mayor Allison Silberberg and city council prepare to proclaim April 29 the second annual Alexandria Love Your Pet Day, the organizers of...

Pets: Easy and natural solutions for canine stress

Dogs are such wonderful creatures. They are companions, protectors and members of the family. No wonder we feel an extraordinary bond with them. They are experts...

Pets: Winter weather tips for your pup

By Kim Gilliam The arrival of winter raises a wide variety of concerns for dog owners. Cold, wet weather requires you to pay special attention to your...
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