Posts Tagged ‘Dogs’

Anacostia River Groups: Pick Up After Your Pet or Face ‘Brown Plague’

"Dog owners have a key role to play in creating a swimmable, fishable Anacostia River."

Gear Prudence: My Dog Is at War With My Bike Pump

The dog is probably scared, says an AtlasVet pro.

Prominent Bar Dog Accused of Attacking Customer

Alleged dog attack at H Street bar

Dozens of D.C. Dogs Diagnosed With Highly Contagious Parvovirus

"This is of great concern for District dog-owners because it means it is in our community and in the environment," says the Washington Humane Society's head vet.

Gear Prudence: I Want to Bike With My Dog!

Cycling with pets and puddle etiquette

Dog Mysteriously Ends Up on Metro Tracks

The dog is OK.

Photos: Dog Swim

Photos: Rolling Thunder

Slideshow.  Pentagon Parking Lot, May 26th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Neighbors Want to Improve Ugly Dog Park

Between the wine bars, cafes, and taco shops, Columbia Heights' 11th Street strip should be the ideal spot for a dog park. Instead, it's stuck with a mostly fenced-in unofficial park at Park Road, much of which is taken up by a grate.
One group of park-goers wants to change that. The Friends of Columbia Heights [...]

Photo: Two Dogs

Meridian Hill Park, NW.  April 14th.  ©2013 Matt Dunn

District of Canines

Increasing spring temperatures translate into more blossoms, more co-workers calling in sick with hay fever, and more dogs running about the District's parks and sidewalks. And there are quite a few of them: an analysis of figures obtained through D.C.'s Department of Health, which maintains a registry of the city's 3,841 pups, reveals that we [...]

The Needle: $40 Cocktail

Pricey Sips: A new Washington restaurant will have a $40 cocktail on its menu. -3
Erasers: A new report says that teachers in 18 D.C. classes cheated on standardized tests. -4

Photos: Cherry Blossoms

Full Slideshow.  Tidal Basin, April 7th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photos: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Slideshow.  Constitution Ave, NW.  March 17th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Inspecting the Inspector General

Much-Needed Inquiry: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has questions about the inspector general's handling of investigations into school cheating and the D.C. lottery contract. +3
"My Jihad": Ads promoting a peaceful approach to Islam's concept of "jihad" are going up on the Metro system. +2