June 15, 2013 – Noon until 6 pm Azalea Gardens at Bryan Park Rain Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013 – Noon to 6 pm Take your pooch to the Azalea Gardens at Bryant Park for the Richmond Vegetarian Festival. You’ll enjoy food from some well-known local eateries, including DeLuca Gelato, Ginger Thai Taste, Nile Ethiopian [...]
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History Hounds Walking Tours are made possible through the partnership between the Valentine Richmond History Center and the Richmond SPCA. All dogs are welcome, as long as they have their shots up to date and get along well with others. Dogs must be on-leash for the tours, as well. The History Hound Walking Tours get [...]
When: May 27th, 2013 Where: The Virginia War Memorial, 621 S. Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Who: The outdoor ceremony is free, open to the public and dogs are welcome. What: The Corps of Cadets Alumni Band will play from 2:00 until 3:00pm. Pack your picnic and bring your patriotic pup to listen to some [...]
Every spring the River City is taken over by athletes and musicians for the Dominion Riverrock Festival. This celebration of outdoor living and sports welcomes participants and spectators alike, and would not be complete without our furry friends. Like many events throughout Richmond, the Dominion Riverrock festival is dog-friendly. Both participants and visitors are welcome [...]
One of the most common health issues we see walk into our boarding kennel and one of the most frequent diagnoses any veterinarian makes is that of canine ear infection. Medically termed otitis externa – an infection of the outer ear canal, and otitis media – infection of the middle ear, an untreated ear infection [...]
In some states, Muscovies are considered a menace, but we absolutely love our Muscovy ducks! They roost in trees, kill mice, eat bugs, come when called and wag their wonderful tails like dogs. While all our adult Anatolian Shepherds are great with birds, Stormy is our best ‘bird nanny’. Stormy has been quite vigilant with [...]
According to the CDC around 4.5 million people a year are bitten by dogs. Of those bitten, one in five requires medical attention for their injuries (that’s 885,000 people) and in 2006 more than 31,000 people underwent reconstructive surgery as a result of dog bites. I don’t tell you any of this to scare you, [...]
As a breeder of Anatolian Shepherds and Border Collies and an owner of a pet boarding facility, I understand what a challenge Halloween pet safety can be. Here’s a plan to keep you and your pet out of the Animal Care Emergency while you enjoy Halloween. Halloween pet safety for your dog 1. Decide [...]
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