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Arlington Pet of the Week: Darla

Arlington’s newest Pet of the Week is Darla, a four year old lab.

Here is what Darla’s owner has to say about their life in Arlington:

Darla is a four year old yellow lab and social butterfly. She insists on greeting any person or animal she passes with a wagging tail and kisses. Her favorite pastimes include napping (always on furniture and snoring), eating (literally anything), swimming, and visiting her friends at the dog park. She loves belly rubs and will adamantly request them by tapping you with her paw.

Darla is named after the character from Little Rascals, and is just as much of a charmer. As of late, Darla has a new baby brother who of course became her instant best friend. She got to visit her favorite place this summer (the Outer Banks) where she plays in the ocean and digs in the sand. She’s excited for fall to arrive which means jumping in leaf piles and snuggles while watching football.

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 eight 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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