Welcome to DC PetTalk

Welcome to DC PetTalk, a publication of PetTalk Blogs, devoted to what’s happening in the world of pets within the Washington, DC metro area.

We have several new Feature Articles including coverage of the Washington Animal Rescue League’s Open House, the story of Raqi by Tamra Hackett, the SNAAP Network by Blair Warner, and “Belonging in the Moment” written by Carol Hoshi Meir.  Also see the photos, in the Pet Events gallery on this page, taken at a recent adoption event by Madison-Greene Humane Society.

Visit our Articles tab for additional, informative pieces on pet care and related topics:

  • Grooming Your Dog
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Dogs who survived the Titanic sinking
  • Allergies to Pets
  • Teaching a Cat to Use a Scratching Post
  • Brushing Your Pets Teeth

Also, please select the Facebook “Like” button for our website, from the link provided over in the right-hand column.

We are your resource for dog adoption, cat adoption, pet grooming,veterinarians, pet hospitals, pet shops, pet supplies and more. We also keep you abreast of activities and events held by area pet rescue groups, pet shelters, and other groups such as the ASPCA and the Humane Society.

Friday’s photo is Jasper getting a kiss from Marie.

Friday’s Photo

Jasper gets a kiss from Marie

As always, you are welcomed and encouraged to participate in any of our forums, submit a photo of a lost or found pet, post a remembrance of your dear departed pet, or just respond to the articles or blogs.  Comments may be made directly to the blogs and articles, while photos, remembrances, suggestions and other communications may be sent to admin@dcpettalk.com .

Quotes of the Week

“Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” ~ Mary Bly

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”                                                ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pets of the Month

Elliott Jacare Nes Wills Pomeroy campaigning Samantha Louisa Baker lounging by the pool Rosie

Pet Events

Meghan with Olive Madison-Greene adoption event Faith Hurley with Bojangles Dee Messier Billy with Ivy Rhonda Jackson with Mystic Man Phara Forsythe with Hops Nasya Khanna with Jordan