Autumn the Doberman

This week’s Reston Pet of the Week is Autumn, a 1-year-old Doberman Pinscher who needs a forever home. Here is what her people at DARE: Doberman Assistance, Rescue and Education have to say about her:

Meet our pretty little red girl, Autumn. She is a super smart, cuddly and playful 1- year-old red/rust female Doberman.

Autumn has perky natural ears, a docked tail and currently weighs about 50 lbs. She will fill out a bit more as she matures, but will be a petite girl that is just the perfect size for cuddling on the sofa with you on these cool fall evenings.

Autumn loves balls and collects as many as she can. She enjoys running around the yard and will occasionally let you have one to throw for her. Autumn would like to have a home with a fenced yard so she can run around freely or to lay next to her human sunning herself.

Autumn is good with children and will be fine in a home with dog-savvy children. She is fine meeting other dogs but wants to be the only dog living in her home so she can be the dober-princess.

Autumn rides well in a car and is house trained. She can be crated but we baby gate her in the kitchen when we are not home and she is fine with that. Autumn thinks cats are fun to chase so no kitties for Autumn. If you are looking for a fun, affectionate, smart companion Autumn may be the girl for you! I

For more information about Autumn, please visit her webpage at

Are you and Autumn a match? If so, let us know and our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, will send you $100 in Becky’s Bucks, as well as some treats.

Want your pet to be considered for the Reston Pet of the Week?

Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet.

Each week’s winner receives a sample of dog or cat treats from our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, along with $100 in Becky’s Bucks.

Becky’s Pet Care, the winner of three Angie’s List Super Service Awards and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year, provides professional dog walking and pet sitting services in Reston and Northern Virginia.


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