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

Pets: The self-cleaning cat

By Sarah Liu  Have you ever noticed how clean and chic a happy, healthy cat looks? Over the years, I have had multiple non-cat owners...

Pets: Your pet’s bucket list

By Kim Gilliam Do you have an aging pet? Take a moment to think about the experiences you would love to have with them, the...

Pets: How to help care for your local crop of kittens...

By Victoria Elliott With each day in the spring, daylight hours get longer, flowers begin to blossom and kitten season comes into full swing. While...

Pets: A dog’s nose knows

By Kim Gilliam Everyone knows a dog loves keeping its nose to the ground. It’s been estimated that dogs sniff around 33 percent of the...

Alexandria dog takes the field for Puppy Bowl XV

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Arrrr you ready for some football? Local pup Pirate, an alumnus of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, is taking the...

Pets: New Year’s resolutions for dog people

By Kim Gilliam Heading into 2019, you will inevitably think about things you wish to accomplish in the New Year – but these don’t have...