Leesburg, VA Pets & Animals

Local organization trains service dogs to assist recovering veterans

BOYDS, Md. (WDVM) — It was a graduation celebration in Boyds, Maryland, on Saturday. However, it wasn’t just humans walking across the stage but also their four-legged friends who received certifications that will help recovering veterans. The service dogs at Warrior Canine Connection are trained by veterans which founder Rick...
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Unexpected bird visitor spotted along C&O Canal

Edgar Rivas of Potomac, who regularly walks along the C&O Canal with his wife, knew something unusual was afoot when he saw a crowd gathered. He credits birders armed with telescopic camera lenses and high-powered binoculars with first finding the wood stork, a bird typically only found in Florida, Georgia, and South America. [Chesapeake Bay Foundation]
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Middleburg Eccentric

Once Lost Buzz Found

The initial post on Jeanne Morency’s Facebook page read: “There is a loose horse, “Buzz,” south of Middleburg. … he most likely still has his saddle but no bridle … please call Robert Monk (his owner) and/or Lindsay Kelley (who cares for him at Kinross) … he apparently can be difficult to catch … please do not chase him. Thank you!”

Pet business moving to nearby spot in Reston

A pet food store is switching locations after being at Fox Mill Shopping Center for a decade. Weber’s Pet Supermarket plans to move from 2599 John Milton Drive to 2280 Hunters Wood Plaza in Reston. “We’re excited about the move, and we’re hoping people follow us,” owner Deb Clark said....

Stray cat attacks person in Frederick, tests positive for rabies

FREDERICK, Md. (7News) — A stray cat that attacked a person in Frederick has tested positive for rabies. The Frederick County Health Department says it happened on Hansonville Road last Thursday. It’s a small gray intact male cat with black stripes, probably a young adult. Anyone who came into contact...

Greenway, Wildlife Conservancy Install Nest Cam; Eagles Landing Soon

The Dulles Greenway’s owners have partnered with the American Eagle Foundation, the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, and livestreaming company HDOnTap to install a webcam overlooking the nest of a pair of bald eagles. The bald eagles are expected to return to the nest just south of Leesburg in November, when they...

Frederick County Health Dept. Says Stray Cat Tests Positive For Rabies

The cat had attacked a resident. Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Health Department says a stray cat captured on Hansonville Road last week has tested positive for rabies. The cat attacked a resident on Thursday, September 16th. It’s a small cat, possibly a young adult male, gray in color...

Eagle Nest at Leesburg Wetlands Now Has a Livestream Cam

Watch a bald eagle pair who've lived at the Dulles Greenway Wetlands for over 15 years. A pair of bald eagles from Leesburg, Virginia, now have their own live stream experience. The Dulles Greenway Wetlands announced Thursday that the Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) recently installed a camera at the site of the eagle nest where the pair have resided for over 15 years. Wildlife groups, including the American Eagle Foundation, the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, and HDOnTap, participated with the wetlands on the camera, which has gone live to the public.
Journal & Sunday Journal

Animal Welfare Society Drive Thru Rabies Clinic Sept. 25

RANSON — The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County will be having their annual fall Rabies Clinic from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Royal Order of the Moose Pavilion at 77 Universal Forrest Product Rd. in Ranson. Due to Covid-19, this clinic will be drive-thru only. All customers and pets...
Frederick News-Post

Greenbriar Veterinary Hospital & Luxury Pet Resort

About Greenbriar Veterinary Hospital & Luxury Pet Resort. Greenbriar Veterinary Hospital & Luxury Pet Resort is located in Urbana, convenient the entire Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. areas. We are committed to providing your pets with the best pet health care throughout all stages of their lives. Our 30 acre veterinary...

The Dog Daze of Summer

Barking, paddling, and running, dogs of all sizes and breeds took over The Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole in Reston on Sunday, Sept. 12. The season-ending event dubbed “Dog Daze” attracted owners and their dogs to the outdoor public pool near the end of the summer operating season, after public use but before the winterization cleaning process.
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New live-stream camera overlooks bald eagle nest at Dulles Greenway Wetlands

TRIP II, owner and operator of the Dulles Greenway, has installed a high-quality eagle nest live-stream camera on the Dulles Greenway Wetlands in Leesburg. The Dulles Greenway partnered with the American Eagle Foundation, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, and HDOnTap to install the camera, which overlooks the nest of a pair of American bald eagles.

Loudoun Animal Services to ‘Clear the Shelter’ Saturday

On Saturday, Sept. 18 Loudoun County Animal Services will be hosting a “Clear the Shelters” free pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters adoption initiative. Adoption fees will be waived for all available pets, including cats, dogs, rabbits, small pets...

Bald eagle cams installed at Leesburg nest

New cameras at the nest of two bald eagles that live in the Dulles Greenway Wetlands of Loudoun County, Virginia, will provide an intimate look into the lives of the formerly endangered animals. Toll Road Investors Partnership II, which owns and operates the Dulles Greenway, said Thursday it installed two...