I was 45 minutes early for the doctor and she, in turn, was an hour late, so I had ample time to review the 2011 Best Pet Services in Northern Virginia Magazine.
• Best Pet Shop: Dog Gone Natural carries high quality holistic kibble, air-dried cuisine, and raw foods (and cat food).
• Best Dog Park: Shirlington Dog Park is one of the Arlington, Virginia, Community Canine Areas.
• Best Self-Wash for Dogs: Bark 'N Bubbles is a chain of self-service dog washes that’s easy, convenient, and affordable. Ashburn, Herndon, Fairfax, and Leesburg.
• Best Veterinarian: Clocktower Animal Hospital, in Herndon, also received top ratings from Washington Consumers’ Checkbook, Talk of the Town, and Washingtonian Magazine.
• Best Dog Walker: Woofies is a professional, award-winning pet sitting and dog walking company based in Ashburn. It services clients only in that area.
• Best Boarding Kennel: Old Mill Boarding Kennel, 91 Lawson Road, SE, Leesburg; (703) 777-4183