This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Sherlock, a Beagle mix.
Here is what he had to say about his life so far:
Hi! My name’s Sherlock and I’m a Beagle mix. I was born in Southern Virginia but found my way up to Arlington after Lucky Dog Rescue was nice enough to save me from a life on the streets.
My mommy adopted me when I was 10 months old because she fell in love with my smile, little bobtail, and SUPER soft fur. I had a lot of energy and was quite the handful at first!
After a few months of training and growing up (and lots of peanut butter and chicken treats), I calmed down and settled into my life with my mommy.
I love living in Arlington because everyone is so friendly and there are plenty of parks and woods for me to run around and chase squirrels and rabbits.
I also enjoy rolling on my back in the sunshine and playing with my friends, Madi and Kimba. I get kind of jealous when Madi plays with Kimba because I have a not-so-secret crush on Madi.
Even though I’m 40 pounds, I think I’m a lap dog and I enjoy sitting in the middle console in the car and on the passenger’s lap while going for drives with my mommy and her friends.
I love people and will always greet them and welcome a snuggle or pat on the head. My favorite is when we go hiking and when we go to visit my grandparents and their cat, Cricket, who I love but I’m not so sure she loves me because she’s always hiding from me.
Life is good, and I’m so happy to have my mommy who I cuddle with and sleep next to every night. I can’t wait for more hikes and playing in the snow this winter!
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.
In loving memory of Joseph Robert Kapacziewski, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 41.
In loving memory of James Stuart Edmonds, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 84.
A man was shot in front of a lounge on Columbia Pike early this morning, continuing a string of violent incidents.
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YULA’s ultimate frisbee spring season is now open for registration. We offer programs for middle and high schoolers – open to all players, whether they are new or have previous experience.Middle SchoolIn the Middle School league, mixed-gender teams practice once during the week and have games on Sunday afternoons. Spring league is a fun, safe, and positive environment. The season begins mid-March and wraps up with a tournament in early June. There are several options for practice days, so we can often work around schedule conflicts with other sports & activities.High SchoolThe High School program is organized by school of attendance and teams are classified by gender. New players will learn the basics in a supportive, welcoming environment. Experienced players will continue to develop their skills, and enjoy competition with other high school programs. The season concludes with a state level championship tournament in late May.All players are guided by experienced coaches who emphasize sportsmanship and good spirit. Ultimate is a fun sport with great camaraderie!YULA does not want finances to limit anyone from participating. Our middle school program offers a “Pay What You Can” cost structure and our our high school program is offering a $50 discount to new players.Visit our website to register and learn more. Sign up with a friend, but don’t delay, the season starts in March!http://www.yula-ulti.org
The Arlington-Aachen High School exchange is returning this summer and currently accepting applicants.
The sister-city partnership started in 1993 by the Arlington Sister Cities Association, which seeks to promote Arlington’s international profile through a variety of exchanges in education, commerce, culture and the arts. The exchange, scheduled June 17th to July 4th, includes a two-week homestay in Aachen plus three days in Berlin. Knowledge of the German language is not required for the trip.
Former participants have this to say:
_”The Aachen exchange was an eye-opening experience where I was fully immersed in the life of a German student. I loved biking through the countryside to Belgium, having gelato and picnics in the town square, and hanging out with my German host student’s friends. My first time out of the country, the Aachen exchange taught me to keep an open mind, because you never know what could be a life changing experience.” – Kelly M._
Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village