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Arlington Pet of the Week: Jasmine

by ARLnow.com July 13, 2016 at 12:15 pm 0

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Jasmine, who’s a 9-year-old pug.

Here’s what Jasmine’s owner, Jessica, had to say about her.

Hi, my name is Jasmine the Pug (look for my hashtag on Instagram #jasminethepug) and I am 9 years. My birthday is August 1st and I will be the BIG 1-0. My mom took me in when I was 6 months old from a family that could no longer keep me. Mom and I both moved to the DC area 8 years ago and have been living in Arlington for the past 4 years.

Just over a year ago, my mom decided to take in my new brother, Wilson. He is WILD! I don’t know what she was thinking because I’m old and he exhausts me, but I love him nonetheless. I am actually his great aunt or something (we have the same bloodline), but I only claim him occasionally.

Things I enjoy include: eating (I would eat ALL the time if she’d let me), sunbathing, boat riding, laying on the couch, cuddling in my cuddlebed, and just being close to my mom. Occasionally mom will take us to the wineries out in Virginia and that’s always fun. Barrel Oak is my favorite! Mom also volunteers with Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and will sometimes bring home another dog for the weekend. It’s okay as long as it keeps my brother, Wilson, entertained and lets me rest.

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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