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Zeke & Junior get their 15 minutes of fame

Zeke came from the Washington Humane Society and Junior came from the Washington Animal Rescue League. Check out John’s clients featured as “Pets of the week” on The Metro Weekly: http://www.metroweekly.com/2015/01/pets-of-the-week-zeke-and-junior/

Local non-profit organization seeks to end intergenerational incarceration

Friends and Family of Incarcerated People (FFOIP) is a local non-profit organization that seeks to end intergenerational incarceration. Through social, cultural, and youth development activities, FFOIP assists DC’s at-risk youth and families in maintaining relationships with loved ones who are incarcerated. FFOIP does this in a number of ways, including trips to visit loved ones, […]

Dog Walking as One – Metro Weekly interviews Whit McLure

The Brighter Days dog-walking collective marries good service with progressive ideals Read Whit’s Interview with Metro Weekly, the largest and longest-running LGBT publication in DC!   “…Daily human or canine social contact is a necessity for dogs, and that interaction becomes much less stressful for them when constantly accompanied by a familiar, friendly face. The good people of […]

Benji Rivera

Born in Puerto Rico, the son of a veterinarian, Benji has been around animals his entire life. In his 20s he decided to leave home to try his luck and explore, after graduating from business school, he landed a job dog walking and fell in love with the pet care industry. After three years of […]