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RockStar Among Therapeutic Riding Horses in Great Falls

’Rocky’ of Lift Me Up! named Therapy Horse of the Year

A therapeutic riding horse has a unique talent for taking care of their rider’s wellbeing while building their confidence, trust and independence.

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People Will Look Like Their Pets in Alexandria

People will look like their pets.

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‘Fear Free’ Approach Helps Reduce Shelter Animals’ Stress in Alexandria

Toffee, a six-year-old tricolored Chihuahua/rat terrier mix, cowered in the very back of a crate in her kennel at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA).

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Pawsitive Partners in Arlandria

Volunteers care for feral cat colony

Ever since Devon Cain was a young girl, she has loved cats.

Ivan Raiklin Speaks to Local Republican Women

The Commonwealth Republican Women’s Club (CRWC) hosted Ivan Raiklin as its guest speaker in February.

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‘This Gives Me the Opportunity to Follow My Dreams’

ITServe Alliance donates new laptops to Britepaths.

Valentine’s Day was Feb. 14, but a sweet treat came a few days earlier for Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths.

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Pet Connection: A Story About Toby & Molly

We moved to the USA from Europe in 2017 at which point dad promised me a dog once we got settled in our new home in the USA.

‘Tireless Devotion to Traffic Safety and the Community’ in Sully District

Whisenhunt is Sully District Station’s Officer of the Year.

Police Officer First Class (PFC) Richard “Rick” Whisenhunt has been selected as the Sully District Police Station’s 2020 Officer of the Year.

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ArPets Update: The Prince and his Pee (Pad)

Staying with my in-laws has not been without its, well, puddles.

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ArPets Update: Brisket Has Been Adopted!

Remember that very smart dog, Brisket?

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Don’t Forget to Feed Your Backyard Pets in Arlington

If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.

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Blunders That Changed History

“From the Eyes of Coldcase Killers” to self-help books to great blunders of history.

Virginia Is for Pet Lovers, Too

Cosmetics testing, research dogs/cats, dangerous dogs, pet store employees come under scrutiny

The 2021 Virginia General Assembly had only six companion animal-related bills before it this session; a small number compared to the roughly two dozen during the 2020 session, and a dozen in 2019.

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The Value of Intergenerational Relationships

The lives of both youth and seniors are enhanced by meaningful connections.

Bringing seniors and youth together for meaningful relationships can be mutually beneficial.

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