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Hill Pet of the Week: Duke

by HillNow.com Sponsor — September 8, 2015 at 1:30 pm 2 Comments

Duke is the Hill Pet of the Week. He is a nine-month-old black Labrador retriever with a lot of energy. Here’s his bio shared by his owner, Ryan Gearhart:

Duke is an avid Nationals fan. He is still confident that they will make the playoffs this season. He loves going on long walks through the beautiful Capitol Hill neighborhood and Yards Park. Duke loves to go shopping for fresh farmers market veggies every Saturday at Eastern Market. he is always down to meet new friends (both animal and human) and enjoys running, playing tug-o-war and wrestling with his buddies. This guy loves to show off his webbed feet and swimming skills whenever he has the opportunity.

He dislikes it when mommy and daddy are trying to rest. Duke will have none of this! He will make his discontent known with pleasant (not annoying) barking and by dropping toys in our laps. We’re not sure why, but bales of hay scare the heck out of him.

Want your pet to be considered for Hill Pet of the Week? Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least three horizontal photos of your pet. Each week’s winner receives a gift bag of dog or cat treats from Metro Mutts, along with 100 Metro Mutts Reward Points.

Known for “What dogs and cats want. What owners need,” Metro Mutts specializes in products and services for passionate pet owners. Now offering individualized dog walking, pet sitting and cat care from two store locations on Capitol Hill, on Barracks Row and on H Street NE. Learn more at www.metromuttsdc.com.

Photos courtesy of Ryan Gearhart

  • stellamommie

    Yay Duke!

  • Tina Zimmer

    Go Duke. I told your Mommy she is very proud of you. She wagged her tail and jumped

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