Richmond’s “Barktoberfest” last weekend at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline offered the area’s canine population the same chance to celebrate.
Barktoberfest’s October 26 costume parade was accompanied by competitions for categories such as the best small, medium, and large dog costumes. This year, about 50 dogs trod along the waterfront and showed off their attire with their tails wagging cheerfully. Some dressed in rainbow costumes while other dogs and owners wore matching superhero attire.Read More
Since opening its doors as a no-kill rescue over two decades ago, the Milo Foundation has helped place over 8,000 animals into their forever homes. But after all those years of temporarily housing animals, the non-profit’s kennels are beginning to show some serious wear and tear. On top of that, founder and director Lynne Tingle…Read More
Ronin pounced first, snapping his powerful canine jaws into Officer Mike Brown. Ruger came next, leaping into Brown, knocking the man down with a single strike. The crowd of mostly parents and children was riveted. Brown, a Richmond police officer, was okay, thanks to his training and protective suit. The fierce demonstration came thanks to…Read More
Mudpuppy’s Tub & Scrub/Sit & Stay Cafe has been operating for the past 15 years at the southern border of one of the largest off-leash dog parks in the country, the 23-acre Point Isabel Dog Park in Richmond.Read More
With the holidays coming up, it’s time to start planning something special for family members, spouses and friends. But a gift for your loved one can also be the greatest gift of all for an adoptable pet — a home. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals estimates that five to seven…Read More