This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Reuben, a recently adopted Beagle mix.
Here is what Reuben had to say about his life as an Arlington puppy so far:
My name is Reuben and I was adopted on June 10 from NOVA Pets Alive. I am two and a half months old and love to play tug of war, play with my toys in mom and dad’s lap, and waking up with my dad every morning at 4 a.m.
I’m from Southwest Virginia just like my new mom and was rescued with my sister. She went home to a family with young children and I am looking forward to our puppy play dates.
I think I am a Beagle mix, but I am certain I am the absolute cutest. At only 10 weeks, I already love my crate and am trying to walk on my leash like a good boy, but that leash is a perfect tug of war toy.
My new mom and dad thought they were going to get an adult rescue dog, but when they saw me, they couldn’t resist. I love being an Arlington dog because the streets are super fun to cross (when we get the signal) and there are so many dogs to meet and play with and new smells.
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 of 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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