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We Are Thankful

  Happy Thanksgiving from the Caring Hands family!  This time of year reminds us to pause and reflect on the year and all the amazing people and opportunities we have in our lives.  We are so grateful for the powerful gift of being able to provide care for our clients’ precious four-legged family members.  This

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Pet of the Week

  George Bailey and Mr. Bojangles – Havanese How did you obtain your pet? Both were bred by a woman who lives in Calvert County, Maryland. How old is your pet? Mr. Bojangles is a young 10 year old. George Bailey is not quite 8 years old. What is your pet’s favorite pastime? They both

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Pet of the Week

Rudy Nelson –Neapolitan Mastiff *Rudy is available for sponsorship through Friends of Homeless Animals, but is not for adoption.* How did you obtain your pet? He is a foster through Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA). How old is your pet? Almost 7 years. What is your pet’s favorite pastime? Sitting in the sunshine on his

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From Puppy to Partner: A Guide Dog’s Journey

By Erika Johnson This past Saturday our family headed up to New York to watch a miracle happen.  Six months ago we dropped off our first precious guide dog puppy at Guiding Eyes for the Blind headquarters to begin his training as a seeing eye dog.  Nothing could have prepared us for his graduation day

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Pet of the Week

  Katie Lay – Labrador Retriever with a little bit of Golden Retriever mixed in! How did you obtain your pet? Katie was my “foster failure” with Lab Rescue. She was only supposed to stay at the house for “a few hours” until someone else from Lab Rescue could pick her up, but that was

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Alexandria Open House 2014

An annual tradition, each of our hospitals host an Open House to encourage existing and new clients alike to have fun and get a photo of your pet with Santa.  Meet the staff and doctors of the hospital and mingle with fellow animal lovers! Sunday, December 14th, 2014 10 am – 2 pm 295 South Van

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Pet of the Week

Zoey Hegner – Dwarf Rabbit How did you obtain your pet? Rabbit Rescue. How old is your pet? 7 years old. What is your pet’s favorite pastime? Chewing hay cubes. What is your pet’s favorite toy? Baby rattles & balls. What is your favorite thing about your pet? Her sassy personality. If your pet had a super power,

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