This past week, I took a tour of Lisa Reid’s Ragged Mountain Dogs facility in Sperryville, a “rescue, rehome, retire, rehab” Valhalla for dogs.
I came to RAWL in pretty lousy shape. My hair was scruffy and I was hungry. My name is Temple and boy, am I lucky I wound up here.
Why do dogs have a such a great sense of smell? Find out in this week's Wild Ideas column.
Good morning! My name’s Jordan and I’m 45 pounds of handsome, if I do say so myself. I’m a Heinz 57 type of dog breed, made up of all sorts of dogs.
Hi, I’m Tessie! I’m a beautiful and gentle calico girl with stunning green eyes. I’m affectionate and like to be held or sit in a friendly lap, but I’m also happy to curl up beside you and take a nap.
A kind and generous place Kristin Davis of Charlottesville wrote last week to thank some special folks in Sperryville who helped her out during a recent visit to our tiny hamlet: Thanks for the kindness of strangers I want to…
This is Mitzi, an adorable and precious kitten at that purrfectly fun-filled age of eight weeks, and looking for a home.
Dogs and wildlife might not always be the best of friends, but the combination does present some photo opportunities.
My name's Kenny. I’m a typical Jack Russell Terrier, 12 pounds of naughty fun and quite comical.
Hi, I’m Catticus Finch! I’m a happy, busy, 7-month-old boy who loves to play, play . . . and play some more.
My name is Roda, and like my sister, I’m an American foxhound, 1½ years old, around 55 pounds. My sister's been adopted so I've got to get into gear.
Hello, let me introduce myself. I’m a mountain cur named Chloe. Like my ancestors, I am very loyal to my people, obedient, easy to train and can entertain myself.
Hi, I'm Gidget! As you can see, I'm a silly girl who likes fun hiding places like paper grocery bags. I’m gentle and sweet but also intelligent and inquisitive.
Golden is simply the best — he’s got a fantastic personality: loving, sweet, curious, mellow and great with other cats.
Did you know that foxhounds make wonderful pets? Seriously. We’re happy to be homebodies instead of working for a living.
Comet is a friendly and fun loving five-month-old kitten. Contact For the Cats' Sake to learn more about him.