Arlington Pet of the Week: Stella

Becky's Pet Care

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Stella, who likes to hang out at her owner’s shop.

Here’s what Stella’s owner, Lisa, has to say about her:

My name is Stella, and I was rescued almost a year ago and placed in a foster home here in Arlington. My owner has a gift store that she was hoping to take me to everyday. But she had to make sure I was good with people and wouldn’t dart out the front door whenever it was open. While I love people and other dogs, it took me about a month to stop darting out and to realize, “‘Man, I got it good here. Why run away?!”

So now I’m in Westover at Trade Roots almost daily. Have I got the life! Some people come in just to pet me, and I’m told they are very disappointed when I’m not there.

Thanks to a rescue organization called Dogs Deserve Better, I’ve got the best life ever!

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.

Recent Stories

President Joe Biden paid a visit to Arlington and the recently-renovated Lubber Run Park, in support of Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s Virginia gubernatorial bid.

With one month to go before school starts, parents are being urged to enroll their kids in some Arlington public schools amid a continued drop in enrollment. Screenshots and emails…

When Marjorie Tarantino was closing on the purchase of her townhouse this spring, she learned there were problems with the deck. Tarantino had bought a property in the Richard Bassett…

We just wanted to take a moment to thank you to everyone who has joined the new ARLnow Press Club over the past week! Counting our existing Patreon supporters, who…


Subscribe to our mailing list