Tag: dogs

Making the most of your dog’s daily walk

By Kim Jones Gilliam We all know that we’re supposed to take our dogs out on a daily walk, yet studies show that about 30%...

Meet the Sandys

By Thompson Eskew  As the Little Theatre of Alexandria opens its latest show “Annie: The Musical,” the ambitious production stays true-to-form with the 1977 Broadway...

Suspect in dog poisoning case sentenced

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] Alexandria resident John Romano, the suspect accused of attempting to poison a dog in Del Ray on Feb. 6,...

Why is my dog barking?

By Erin Shackelford Barking is just one of dogs’ many forms of communication. Dogs bark for a variety of reasons, and those barks, bays and...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Dogs to love

I’ve been thinking about getting another dog. No, that’s not right. When parents adopt a child, they don’t say, “I’m gonna get a child.”...

How you and your dog can become an all-star team

By Kim Gilliam If you are struggling in any area with your dog, ask yourself two key questions: How is your bond with your dog? Are...

Animal fostering increases during pandemic

Margo Wagner | [email protected]  Social distancing has left many Alexandrians with more time at home and a desire for companionship. As a result, many local...

Tips for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the heat

By Kim Gilliam Summer weather is upon us, and you are likely excited to get outside and enjoy some fun times with your four-legged friend....

Pets: Properly socializing your new dog

By Kim Gilliam I can’t count the number of times I’ve had people call saying they want to bring their dog into the gym to...

Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival launches this weekend

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Two young entrepreneurs will host the Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival this Saturday in hopes of expanding the...