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Saturday’s ‘Dachshund Dash’ To Benefit Humane Society

Dachshunds are a German breed of hound, and in conjunction with the German custom of Oktoberfest, the third annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building Saturday.

09/19/2014

"Junior Railroad: Model Trains in a Model Garden" exhibit in the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago.

Best Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Washington DC

If you don’t want to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving eating leftovers and watching holiday classics, here are a few options that are far more entertaining than standing in line for a flat screen television.

11/11/2013

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D.C. Man Who Pled Guilty to Tearing Claws From Kittens’ Feet Sentenced

A D.C. man who attempted to declaw two kittens last May by ripping the claws from their feet himself has been sentenced to jail time, the Washington Humane Society tells WUSA-9.

02/22/2013

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Best Places to Volunteer With Your Kids In D.C.

The benefits of volunteering affect more than just your community, they affect your life and the lives of your children as well. Volunteering teaches children whole new skill sets, helps them make friends and provides […]

02/24/2012

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Best Places to Adopt Puppies In DC

Valentine’s Day is a great way to express your love for animals by adopting a puppy. Adoption saves an animal and helps the community at the same time. There are several adoption agencies in the […]

02/10/2012

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