This week’s Pet of the Week is Beau, a seven-year-old mixed breed who first lived in Arlington as a stray. Now, he’s in a loving home where he likes to relax and cuddle with his owner.
Exercise might not be Beau’s favorite thing, but he enjoys exploring the streets of his neighborhood and making friends with dogs and other living creatures he meets.
Here’s what Beau’s mom had to say about the smart, curious dog:
Beau is a seven-year-old golden retriever/spaniel mix that was rescued as stray in Arlington. He is very laid back and enjoys most of his day relaxing on the bed or couch. Beau isn’t aware of his size and will find a comfy spot to lay on his owner’s lap.
After awaking from long naps, Beau enjoys playing with his treat-dispensing ball or a peanut butter filled Kong. If a toy is not readily available, Beau will gladly substitute his owner’s socks for a chew toy.
Beau can be bribed to go on walks with treats and instead of briskly walking, he likes to sniff the ground and find leftover food before his owner notices. Once he sees another dog on the street, he refuses to move until he gets to say hello by sniffing them for 10 minutes. He gets along with any living creature but is especially fascinated by squirrels and bunnies.
Once Beau notices his owner grab her keys, he knows that its time for a ride in the car. He loves car rides and sticking his head out the window. His favorite place to visit is his grandparents’ because they spoil him with extra treats and Beau gets to visit the three dogs who live there.
Want your pet to be considered for the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet.
Each week’s winner receives a sample of dog or cat treats from our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, along with $100 in Becky’s Bucks. Becky’s Pet Care, the winner of three Angie’s List Super Service Awards and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year, provides professional dog walking and pet sitting services in Arlington and Northern Virginia.
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Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.
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Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm
Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker