Meet Huggins, a spirited bulldog and this week’s Arlington Pet of the Week.
Here’s what his owner had to say about him:
Huggins is a four-month-old English bulldog named after the beloved coach of the West Virginia University basketball team. He came home with me during March Madness and was the perfect excuse to be lazy and stay home to watch basketball all day. He spent most of that time taking naps and would go for short walks during commercials or halftime.
This pooch is extremely friendly, loves people, other dogs, and is an attention-getter to all who see his little wrinkled face. The typical response from men and women alike is ‘awwww… oh my God he’s so cute!’ While he is not very fast and doesn’t like to run, he is like a linebacker and will tackle and pin down his other canine friends in the neighborhood. He is excited for the day that he is big enough to pin down his bulldog cousin and best friend, Porkchop.
Even though he is a well-behaved dog, Huggins is currently enrolled in puppy kindergarten to refine his skills and learn some tricks. He managed to be fairly cooperative while my friend Jill, a professional photographer, captured some great puppy pictures.
Huggins’ favorite activities include napping, chewing anything I’ll let him chew, and meeting all who pass by while I enjoy drinking outside at William Jeffrey’s Tavern. Did I mention he likes to sleep? He is the only dog I know that when asked ‘wanna go for a walk?’ runs to hide underneath the bed.
The Arlington Pet of the Week is sponsored by Dogma Bakery, which has locations at The Village at Shirlington (2772 S. Arlington Mill Drive) and the Lee Harrison Shopping Center (2445 N. Harrison Street).
Want your pet to be considered to be the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and 3-4 photos of your pet. Each week’s winner receives a $25 Dogma gift card.
Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…
Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
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If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.
Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.
The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.
Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.
Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools