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Arlington Pet of the Week: Kato

Becky's Pet Care

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Kato, a husky who loves hiking and the outdoors. Here is what his owner, Ani, had to say about him:

This is Kato, a Siberian Husky and on October 20, he turned 3 years old. He really loves to travel. His home in Arlington, VA is the 4th one he’s lived in and by far his favorite. He plans on sticking around for a while.

Kato absolutely adores hiking. His mom is a teacher in Arlington and one of the subjects she teaches is social studies! Kato volunteers to climb mountains and hike trails all over Virginia so his mom can show her students pictures of him in the places they’re studying. He really likes to show off for all of the students and even has his own hiking backpack to carry his food and water. Kato has never met a trail he didn’t like. He’s even passed some bears and snakes, but knows to keep his distance!

Kato also loves making new friends — human and dog! He is always ready to share some puppy kisses or give a paw-five for a treat. His favorite things in the world are sweet potatoes and belly rubs. He’s really excited to be Arlington’s Pet of the Week, so make sure you say hello if you ever see him outside!

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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