This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Ranger, whose full name is Park Ranger Jackson.
Here’s what Ranger’s owner, Katie, had to say about this adventurous pup:
Hi! My name is Park Ranger Jackson (or “Ranger” as my mom likes to call me). I’m a 12-week old Aussie puppy who just recently moved from Asheville, NC to Arlington, VA and who loves to be outside. Even though I’ve only been living here for a few weeks, I already love it — my new neighbors are great! I’ve met so many new people in the area, including a really cool veterinarian who gave me my awesome blue bandana and lots of yummy treats! When I take walks with my mom, everyone I meet stops and stares at my eyes. I think they look kinda silly, what with one being blue and the other being brown, but my mom tells me I’m adorable!
When I’m not busy chasing the neighborhood bunnies and squirrels, I like to go hiking! I’ve already gone to Great Falls Park and have walked through a lot of the area parks! Who knew Arlington would have such great trails?! This coming weekend we are going to check out Theodore Roosevelt Island and might even go kayaking in Georgetown — I just love playing outside! If you want to follow more of my adventures (including an upcoming tour of the US National Parks) be sure to look up my hashtag #ParkRangerJackson on Instagram!
Want your pet to be considered for the Arlington Pet of the Week? Emailarlingtonnews@gmail.com 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.