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                  Kelsey Sellman – CHAH Alexandria Where are you originally from? I was born in Okinawa, Japan but because my mother was in the Air Force I spent most of my childhood overseas, and wouldn’t say I have a hometown. What are your favorite hobbies/activities? Gardening, Painting, going to the

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Pet of the Week

                Raina Elise Mobley – Miniature Poodle Mix How did you obtain your pet?  She was adopted from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. How old is your pet?  She is 3 years old. What is your pet’s favorite pastime?  Raina loves going for a walk. What is your pet’s favorite

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Pet of the Week

                      Bonnie Rojas – Australian Shepherd How did you obtain your pet?  From a good friend who is a breeder (Kilted Aussies Kennel). How old is your pet?  4 months old. What is your pet’s favorite pastime?  Chewing on bully sticks and bugging my older brother, Clifford. What

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in dogs and people in the United States.  It is caused by a bacteria called Borelia Burgdorferi and is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick.  Many species of mammals are susceptible to infection.  In companion animals, dogs and horses seem to be the most likely to develop

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Pet of the Week

                    Dinner Green – Orange Tabby How did you obtain your pet?  He actually chose us!  We found him wandering around our yard shortly after we had moved into our house 8 years ago.  He started leaving little mice that he had caught by our door.  It wasn’t

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Pet of the Week

                Hope Allen – Golden Retriever How did you obtain your pet?  She is a rescue from GRREAT – She had been abandoned by a breeder with four other Goldens…a neighbor had been feeding them, but she lived outside in a pen on her own for an undetermined number of

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Employee of the Month

                    Carole Richards, DVM – CHAH Merrifield Where are you originally from? Washington, Illinois What are your favorite hobbies/activities? Running, quilting, and fixing things around the house. Name a few favorite books/music/movies: Movie: Uncle Buck, Book: Eragon Favorite sports teams or icons: Florida State Seminoles and New Orleans Saints

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