This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Dolly, a Goldendoodle puppy who’s a Virginia native.
Dolly lives in Courthouse and loves chewing sticks and making new friends. Here is what this friendly pup had to say for herself, as relayed by dog mom Colleen.
Hi – I’m Dolly! I’m a 6.5 month old Goldendoodle from Staunton, Virginia – my mom thinks she picked me out but really I picked her. I kept jumping into my mom’s arms and howled when she put me down so she would know we belong together. I try to keep the howling to a minimum now – usually I just do it to get attention.
Now I live in Courthouse and I love going for long walks in Clarendon and Courthouse and finding sticks to chew on. When I meet a new friend outside I usually like to play a bit but really I want to sit in the grass and chew as many sticks as possible! I try to say hi to everyone on walks because of course they came outside just to play with me – my mom tries to stop me but I just love meeting new people!
I love to play with my toys but mom’s shoes are so much better – I usually don’t damage anything but it’s fun to steal them and run around the house. I’ll do just about anything for a treat and I’m getting trained right now so that means I get A LOT of treats for doing silly things like sitting and paying attention to her. When I’m not outside I love to snuggle up on the couch, get belly rubs or see what my mom is making in the kitchen and see if anything fell to the floor!
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. Please don’t send vertical photos, they don’t fit in our photo galleries!
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 is the winner six consecutive Angie’s List Super Service Awards, the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year and a proud supporter of the Arlington County Pawsitively Prepared Campaign.
Becky’s Pet Care provides professional dog walking and pet sitting in Arlington and all of Northern Virginia, as well as PetPrep training courses for Pet Care, CPR and emergency preparedness.
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Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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