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Arlington Metaphysical Chapel – Honoring Animals Weekend
Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10, 2011


Bring your pets and enjoy a wonderful weekend-long celebration of animals. There will be classes, pet psychic readings, dog massages, and animal Reiki or Reflexology sessions. Animal toys, treats and treasures will be for sale. We will also hold a raffle for readings, pet services, and gift items. Stop by the Homeward Trails table to purchase items, make a donation, learn about volunteering and adopting!

Visit: for more info!


photogJoin professional fine art photographer Bill Owen on April 8 – 10th to have your dog’s photo taken while raising money for Homeward Trails. The three-day photo shoot will take place at Dog Paws University, 940 S. George Mason Dr. Arlington, VA.

You will forever cherish the happy, unique and memorable photos you will get of your favorite four-legged friend.

To make an appointment, contact: Dog Paws University, 703-931-5057.

Cost: $90 which includes two 8×10 glossy loose prints made at the conclusion of session and the best 10 images emailed to you the following week as low-resolution jpeg files

Questions for Bill? Contact him at


Join us TODAY, March 28th at Masala Art for lunch and dinner. A portion of your bill goes directly to Homeward Trails.masalaart

Masala Art Indian Restaurant

Washington, DC

4441 B Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington , DC 20016


speStop by the Homeward Trails booth at the Dulles Pet Expo to meet adoptable dogs and cats, learn about volunteering, PawCasso and the fun you can have with HT!

Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20153.

March 19th 10-5

March 20th 10-5

***Also look for the HT animals in the All Friends Pet Care Fashion Show, Saturday, March 19th, 11-noon.


pintsThanks to everyone who came out to Pints for Paws on Sunday at Union Pub to benefit Homeward Trails! We had a great time and raised some funds to help animals. It was so much fun that we’re considering making it a monthly event.

You can check out photos of the event at


pattysPints for Paws
St. Patrick’s Party
Sunday, March 13, 4pm-8pm
At Union Pub
201 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the covered patio. We’ll have games, drink specials, and door prizes. Union pub has been called “one of Capitol Hill’s most popular outdoor spaces” by the Washington Post and has a great domestic beer selection.

Drink Specials will include:

$3.50 rail drinks $4.00 Mimosas
$3.00 Bud Light Drafts $4.00 Bloody Marys
$12.00 Domestic beer pitchers

$5.00 Suggested Donation to benefit Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. Grab your pooch, have a pint and save a life!


cureOn March 10, Homeward Trails volunteers will join Critters for the Cure to honor and support people fighting cancer and the dogs in their lives!

Critters (and Couture) for the Cure is a fashion show held on March 10th, 6:30- 9 p.m. at the Bloomingdales in Chevy Chase, MD. Models and thier dogs will model fashions and raise money for cancer research. Homeward Trails is the official dog handler group for the event!

To learn more about Critters for the Cure and this event, visit


pizzaDine at Aria Pizzeria & Bar on Wednesday, February 23, and they will donate 10% of the proceeds to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue from 2 p.m. to close!

Aria Pizzeria & Bar serves an array of delicious handmade pizzas, panini, salads, wraps and baked penne pasta dishes. Enjoy a great meal and help homeless animals at the same time!

Aria Pizzeria & Bar

1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20004


pawcasso11Don’t miss this great dog-friendly event! Join us on Saturday, April 16th at the Washington Post for an evening of local art, music, food and fun.

Enjoy the art of more than 35 local artists, bid on dozens of donated items in our silent auction, enjoy live jazz, food and drink.

And get Fido and Fifi a bath – they are welcome at this year’s extravaganza!

Buy your ticket at

Get Fido in the bathtub because this year he’s invited! That’s right! PawCasso 2011 is dog friendly!

We are currently seeking business sponsors, art donations and silent auction items for PawCasso. If you know someone who might be interested in donating, please pass the info along to them!



Sunday, 12/19/10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

235 Kentlands Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

30 minute photo session and a 8×10 fine art print for only $49.95 – book a spot now, visit or call the store

–$49.95 for a 30 minute in-store photo session

–receive one included 8×10 loose print at the conclusion of photo session

–add $25 for a 2nd dog

–add $25 for a 2nd 8×10 print

–classic “studio” fine art dog photography (visit

–best 10 images emailed to you as low-resolution jpeg files the following week

–order additional prints the following week at an additional cost–$45 for a 8×10

–Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal check accepted