Arlington, VA

(Updated at 7:15 p.m.) This week two puppies are pet of the week: Lapis and Opal.

Here’s more about the four-legged sisters from their owner Jeanne:

They are [Shih] Ztu sisters adopted last summer from dear friends in Tennessee.  Their Momma was pure white and their Poppa was all black – can you guess who the take after?

They love long walks, belly rubs, car rides, playing with toys and each other.  As you can see from their pics they had really long hair and are loving the new look.  What girl does not like going to the salon?

My Dad and I love to spoil these girls with affection and they spoil us right back.  My Dad is known to say, “Am I to be bathed or to be drowned?” when the girls start licking his face.

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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