This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Riley, a mini Goldendoodle puppy.
Here is what her owner Erica had to say:
Riley is a very friendly 3-month-old mini Goldendoodle puppy weighing in at only 5 pounds (for now). She has brought so much love and joy to us, even more than we could imagine!
One of the best things about her is coming home to her (she can easily turn a frown upside down!). She runs right to the door to greet you and is just so excited with so much love to give!
She is originally from Indiana and now lives with us here in Virginia! Riley absolutely LOVES humans! We don’t get very far on our walks just yet because she wants a belly rub from everyone, literally EVERYONE.
Her favorite pose is laying on her back giving you her puppy eyes so she gets those amazing belly rubs that she loves so much. When she gets overly excited and meets someone for the first time she might even pee just a bit! We’re working on that. However, she is so cute (as described by many as a little teddy bear) no one seems to mind!
Many people have tried to offer us things in exchange for her (even the people at the vet!), since everyone falls in love with her the second that they meet her! We don’t blame them; we did too!
Riley’s absolute favorite toys are her alligator and her lobster. When Riley wakes up in the morning and comes to have breakfast with us she makes sure to go back and get them one at a time from her crate so that they can join us too (they can NOT be left out!).
They always need to be in the same room at all times with her. Some of Riley’s other favorite things are almond butter, cheerios, kissing attacks, and finding the coziest places to take naps! Like I said Riley loves EVERYONE so if you ever see her walking feel free to come up and say hi!!!
You can also follow her on Instagram at @missrileydood to watch her grow!
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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Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm
Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker