This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Peanut, a friendly “mystery mutt” who’s perfect just the way she is.
Here’s what Peanut’s owner, Rachel, has to say about her:
I’d like to introduce you to Peanut, a 4-5 year old dachshund mystery mutt. Peanut unmistakably has the long wiener dog body, but her face is where things get a little bit tricky. Some people think she is mixed with beagle and pug and others think she might have some chihuahua in her. Whatever she is, her mama thinks she is just perfect. I guess that makes her a one of a kind cutie!
Peanut was adopted from a local rescue organization who brought her all the way up from Texas! Her mama was a first time dog owner who didn’t know what she was getting herself into. Three and a half years later, through good times and bad, Peanut and her mama have an unbreakable and unique bond. Peanut has never met a face she won’t lick or a lap she won’t jump in. When not cuddling, Peanut loves doing tricks (for treats, of course), sniffing on walks, playing with toys, doing funny dances, eating chicken sausages and barking at the mailman (sorry, mailman!) While not a trained therapy dog, she is known for her therapeutic snuggles and soulful eyes, which have helped her human friends get through some tough times.
Peanut is a happy-go-lucky little lady with a BIG personality. Being a total ham, she would be honored and thrilled to be named Arlington’s Pet of the Week!
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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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.
Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.
Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!
The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to
2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin
Saturday, December 2
Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.