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Arlington Pet of the Week: Sherlock

Becky's Pet Care

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.

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