Pet of the Week: Gus

Meet Gus, a male Coonhound, Treeing Walker/Bloodhound available for adoption locally.

Here is what his friends at NOVA Pets Alive have to say about him:

Gus the goof is a cartoon dog personified. He is 1.5 years old and 70 lbs, full of silliness and love and has no idea how to enter a room gracefully.

This cutie captures the hearts of everyone he meets. He loves to play with dogs, is scared of cats and will let them run the house, and has a blast running around with kids.

Gus is a giant puppy looking for a home to love him and appreciate him for who he is — a gentle giant with coordination issues. You can apply to adopt Gus at!

Are you and Gus a match? If so, let us know and our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, will send you some treats and prizes.

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 eight 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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