This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Baxter, a 10-month-old Golden Retriever who likes to go to the Shirlington dog park and watch Animal Planet.
Here is what his owner Rachel had to say:
Baxter is a good boy. He is a 10 month old Golden Retriever who lives in Court House. He loves to play outside with his friends, and you can usually find him on the bottom of the puppy pile! He likes to go to Shirlington Dog Park or take a walk to the Iwo Jima Memorial when the weather is nice.
Baxter has a unique love of his crate and belly rubs! His favorite treats are Earth Animal No-Hides and Himalayan Churpi Chews. His TV programs so far have been the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, FSU basketball games, and Animal Planet. He barks at the lions when they are on the hunt.
His “type” is corgis because they are fluffy and his best friend Rocket is a corgi! Baxter likes when Mama works at home because he gets more treats. Feel free to follow Baxter and his friendly adventures on Instagram @BaxterBabbs.
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.