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It’s All in the Genes

Marlene and Alex Bocast are the happy masters of Ivy, a dog with a story.

Have you ever encountered a dog that was one-quarter Landseer Newfoundland, one-quarter Chinese Shar Pei, and 50 percent undetermined?

Meet Best Friends of Vienna Area

Stories of people and their pets in the Vienna area.

Everybody knows the old saying “a dog is man’s best friend” but over time it seems that dogs have become everyone’s best friend.

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Meet Best Friends of Herndon

People and pets: stories from neighborhood.

Lily and Lauren Runz, 5 year old twins, have a pug named Puma.

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Preparing Pets for Emergencies

When disaster strikes, pets are frequently abandoned or displaced, either because disasters hit suddenly or because their owners did not have a plan for them beforehand.

Grants to Support Animal Welfare

2014 Barkdull Memorial Fund winners announced.

On May 13, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s Margery Barkdull Memorial Fund for Animal Welfare announced four winners for the 2014 grant process from a group of 12 applicants.

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Trees for McLean Neighborhoods

McLean Community Foundation supports tree program.

The McLean Neighborhood Tree Program, a new initiative of MTF, is funded in part by the McLean Community Foundation and encourages homeowners to become actively engaged in the selection, planting, and care of their trees.

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Luna

She acts so much like a person you can’t help but talk to her because you know she understands what you’re saying.

Pet photo: Peanut

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Puppies Destined for Important Work

Bred, donated and/or rescued for assistance dog training by paws4people.org, these "baby pictures" will be shared with the children and veterans matched with each dog.

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Finding Loving Homes for Loving Animals

Homeward Trails held an adoption event at Wylie Wagg, 2509 Franklin Road, Arlington.

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'Animals Are So Resilient'

AWLA and SPCA help pets and their families in the Arlington area.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington offers a Baby Ready Pets class for people to prepare themselves, their home, and their animals for welcoming a new baby into the home.

Springfield Home Sales: June, 2014

In June 2014, 198 Springfield homes sold between $865,000-$158,000.

Springfield Home Sales: June, 2014

Fairfax Home Sales: June, 2014

In June 2014, 126 Fairfax homes sold between $1,240,000-$145,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: June, 2014

Chantilly Home Sales: June, 2014

In June 2014, 28 homes sold between $746,000-$62,000 in the Chantilly area.

Chantilly Home Sales: June, 2014

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: June, 2014

In May 2014, 100 homes sold between $1,295,000-$178,900 in the Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton area.

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: June, 2014