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Sponsored: Looking for the Best Charities in Washington? Here's Help.

December 1, 2015
Did you wake up in the wee hours to hit the Black Friday sales and spend half of yesterday hunting down great deals online? Or are you just shaking off your Thanksgiving food hangover? Either way, today is a great... more

Sponsored: Sports Car Enthusiast's Dream Holiday Gift

November 19, 2015
A gift membership is for motoring enthusiasts who like to utilize their sports cars and race cars for what they were made to do- Go fast! more

Sponsored: "Sons of the Prophet" at Theater J

November 19, 2015
The Pulitzer Prize-nominated play makes its DC debut this Fall. more

December 2015: Inside Metro—Where Do We Go From Here?

November 18, 2015
Cover Story Where Do We Go From Here? Beset by mechanical woes, financial blunders, and a dysfunctional culture, Metro faces a profound crisis. An inside report on how things got this bad—and what to expect next. By Luke Mullins... more

How Gardening Helped Me Cope With My Dad's Brain Cancer Diagnosis

By Devon Haynie November 17, 2015
Some people run marathons when a relative falls terminally ill. Some become experts on the loved one’s condition or join the effort to find a cure. Two years ago, when my dad was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme—the brain cancer that... more

Sponsored: Special Olympics DC Presents 31st Annual Night of Trees Gala

November 16, 2015
You’re invited to join Special Olympics District of Columbia for it’s 31st Annual Night of Trees Gala. This much-anticipated annual fundraiser kicks off the holiday season with wonderfully decorated trees in the lobby of the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel. more

Thinking of Moving In With Your Kids? Read This First.

By Sarah Lindner November 13, 2015
The perils—and possibilities—of “in-law suites.” more

Washingtonian Coolest Cat Contest

November 12, 2015
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12 Tips for Managing Your Money When You Retire in Washington

By Kimberly Palmer November 12, 2015
Local financial advisors share strategies for making your money go further. more

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled: Washington's Ultimate Wedding Showcase

November 11, 2015
Exclusive runway show featuring designers Amsale, Anna Maier, Modern Trousseau, Lela Rose, and Lihi Hod and a chance to win prizes! Please join us for Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled, the eighth annual premier wedding showcase and runway show -... more

5 Ways to Make Your Office Awesome

November 10, 2015
Simple and not-so-obvious ways to be happier and more productive at work. more

The 2015 Washington Business Hall of Fame

By Leslie Milk November 9, 2015
The five most intelligent, creative, and hard-working business leaders in Washington share how they built up their companies—and communities. more

How to Apply to a Government Job

By Brennen Jensen November 9, 2015
On any given day, there are more than 1,000 federal-job openings in this area alone. Want to snag one? We asked experts for advice. more

Sponsored: Making it Count

November 9, 2015
Susan Neely, President and CEO of the American Beverage Association, talks about an initiative to help Americans balance their calories as part of an industry-wide effort to help reduce obesity. more

Gore Vidal's Final Feud

By Kitty Kelley November 8, 2015
The nasty battle over his $30 million estate. more

Contraceptive Coverage In, On-Site Child Care Out: Trends in Workplace Benefits

November 6, 2015
The perks employees—and their employers—really care about. more

Neighborhood Guide: National Harbor

By Sarah Lindner November 6, 2015
The waterfront complex is a good place to chill—literally. more

Sample Sale: Great deals on clothing, shoes and more featured in Washingtonian

November 5, 2015
This event showcases retail clothing and accessory and shoe boutiques for men and women that have been featured in Washingtonian magazine. Come and enjoy extensive discounts ranging from 25-75 percent off, induldge in delicious cocktails and hor d'oeuvres, listen to... more

These Are the Worst Bosses in Washington

November 5, 2015
Employees reveal their worst boss experiences. more


November 4, 2015
The Collegiate Inventors Competition is the nation’s foremost competition encouraging and rewarding innovation in graduate and undergraduate students. more

Why Open Offices Are Terrible

November 4, 2015
Walls are so 20th-century. more

Sponsored: Horses & Hounds at Mount Vernon

November 3, 2015
Hear the echo of hunting horns and the thunder of horses’ hooves as Mount Vernon pays tribute to the greatest horseman of his age, George Washington! At this exciting new event, watch a simulated fox hunt demonstration on the estate... more

The Best Places to Work in Washington, DC

By Sherri Dalphonse November 2, 2015
Fifty companies, nonprofits, and federal agencies that offer generous pay and benefits, flexible schedules, interesting work, and happy colleagues. Bonus: they’re hiring. more

DC Private Schools With the Best Foreign Language Classes

By Cynthia Hacinli November 2, 2015
These schools are going above and beyond when it comes to teaching foreign languages. more

Best Places to Work in DC: Washington Office on Latin America

October 29, 2015
Dupont Circle; 24 employees Staffers say they’re passionate about promoting human rights throughout the Americas—whether drawing attention to the issue of migrant children or building a coalition to push for normalized relations with Cuba. Jobs here can offer the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: U.S. Travel Association

October 29, 2015
Northwest DC; 60 employees If there’s an employer that understands the value of time off, it’s this nonprofit trade association, whose goal is to promote travel to and within the United States. Not that employees don’t work hard—they stage... more

Best Places to Work in DC: U.S. Army Audit Agency

October 29, 2015
Fort Belvoir and Fort Meade; 500 employees Employees say they believe in their mission: finding money squandered or otherwise lost in the bureaucratic ether—as much as $2 billion annually—so that those funds can be reallocated to better support American... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Tenable Network Security

October 29, 2015
Columbia; 580 employees Bad news for the country, good news for firms like Tenable: It’s a lucrative time to be in cyber-security. This 13-year-old firm—which provides network monitoring for eight of the Fortune 10—has seen revenues increase by 50... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Technology Management Associates

October 29, 2015
Chantilly; 64 employees An employee-owned company—all new hires are awarded stock options—TMA specializes in software development and engineering for the intelligence community and Department of Defense. Employees tell us they like the fast pace and working with cutting-edge technology;... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Suntiva

October 29, 2015
Falls Church; 102 employees The CEO of this management-consulting firm wins praise from staff: “Hany Malik is one of the most positive, approachable leaders I’ve been around,” says executive consultant Scot Stitely. Employees also rated the flexibility among the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Snagajob

October 29, 2015
Arlington and Glen Allen; 266 employees On Fortune magazine’s list of 50 Best Small and Medium-Size Companies to Work For, Snagajob is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia—about two hours from DC—but recently opened an office in Arlington, where it’s... more

Best Places to Work in DC: RepEquity

October 29, 2015
Dupont Circle; 58 employees When you’re tasked with digital brand management for such big clients as eBay, Estée Lauder, PayPal, and UNICEF, you’ve got to keep workers happy and sharp. RepEquity does that by having an accessible and caring... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Redfin

October 29, 2015
Dupont Circle, Falls Church, and Rockville; 1,200 employees This Seattle company, which has about 130 employees in the Washington area, has shaken up how houses are bought and sold—and how real-estate agents work. Its agents are paid a salary... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Rare

October 29, 2015
Arlington; 155 employees It’s easy to go to work when you believe that what you do is saving the planet. Rare uses social marketing to inspire behavior change, such as partnering with Filipino fishermen to stop overfishing. While the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: RAND Corporation

October 29, 2015
Arlington; 1,700 employees This 67-year-old institution is known for its policy research, which often lands in the news. Employees might study the rise of militant Islam, marijuana legalization, or flood risk in coastal communities. In 2014, Rand’s findings on... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Rand Construction Corporation

October 29, 2015
Alexandria; 268 employees Construction is fraught with details, but Rand employees say they’re trusted to make decisions. “They don’t micromanage,” says senior superintendent Ed Zeher of the leadership. “It almost feels like I’m working for myself.” Rand—which builds out... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Raffa Financial Services

October 29, 2015
Rockville; 26 employees Raffa is in the business of helping companies choose the best insurance packages for employees, so it knows a thing or two about benefits. Workers have flexible schedules (with more than half telecommuting at least once... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Peace Corps

October 29, 2015
Downtown DC; 1,110 employees Whether serving as a volunteer around the globe or a staffer in DC, it doesn’t get much nobler than working for the Peace Corps, whose mission includes the advancement of health, education, and agricultural initiatives... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Ntiva

October 29, 2015
McLean; 85 employees Walk into this IT provider on a Friday around lunchtime and you might smell hot dogs. Free “Hot Dog Friday” is one of many perks the mostly male staff enjoys. Another? Ntiva’s technicians love to teach... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Novetta

October 29, 2015
McLean; 758 employees An advanced-analytics firm, Novetta encourages innovation through staff events such as a 48-hour “Hack-a-thon.” That innovation extends to how it treats workers at its ten offices (including Reston, Columbia, Springfield, and Charlottesville), with a team dedicated... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Next Century

October 29, 2015
Columbia and Tysons; 128 employees Whether they’re creating an app to assist first responders or technology to help law enforcement find human traffickers, employees at this software-engineering firm say they’re proud to do work that can save lives. For... more

Best Places to Work in DC: NASA

October 29, 2015
Greenbelt and Southwest DC; 17,500 employees Headline-grabbing missions to Pluto and other cosmic destinations aside, budget challenges could easily have dampened morale at NASA. Yet programs that embolden open communication as well as a culture that encourages “failing smart”... more

Best Places to Work in DC: The Motley Fool

October 29, 2015
Alexandria; 330 employees The list of benefits at the Motley Fool is long and impressive. At the top? Unlimited vacation. However, what employees, or “Fools,” say they like most is the mission of making people savvier investors, through the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: The Midtown Group

October 29, 2015
Downtown DC; 34 employees Imagine that to kick off a new fiscal quarter, you and your colleagues go bowling—and after the last frame, each person opens an envelope that contains at least $400 in cash. That’s a typical team-building... more

Best Places to Work in DC: MicroPact

October 29, 2015
Herndon; 600 employees While some federal contractors saw revenues drop in 2014, this software firm’s sales increased by 50 percent. Despite a growing staff—MicroPact merged with Iron Data Solutions in August—employees say management has done a great job keeping... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Merritt Group

October 29, 2015
Tysons; 54 employees Jobs in public relations and marketing aren’t always easy, but this woman-owned strategic-communications firm takes care of its own—literally. Regular happy hours have been replaced with “happy and healthy” hours that might involve an active outing... more

Best Places to Work in DC: MCN Build

October 29, 2015
Georgetown; 45 employees It’s a cliché for a construction company to claim it’s building not just four walls but community. Yet MCN—which specializes in constructing schools, community centers, and libraries—may be doing just that. After renovating a school, its... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Mapbox

October 29, 2015
Logan Circle; 110 employees Whether you’re pinning a vacation spot on Pinterest or finding a coffee shop on Foursquare, you’re seeing the work of this five-year-old start-up. In June, the open-source mapping-data company further put itself on the, um,... more

Best Places To Work in DC: Knight Point Systems

October 29, 2015
Reston; 241 employees In 2012, this IT firm, whose clients include the Department of Homeland Security, set an ambitious goal: to increase annual revenue from $40 million to $400 million in ten years. Two years in, it was up... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Integrity Applications Incorporated

October 29, 2015
Chantilly; 650 employees Employees at this systems-and-software-engineering firm—which does work for intelligence, national-security, defense, and space agencies—tell us they enjoy working on projects that offer constant new challenges. Besides high pay and solid benefits—including the ability to flex hours... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Infinitive

October 29, 2015
Ashburn; 97 employees Employees say they like the challenging work: This management consultancy—on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private US companies—helps corporate clients with projects in the digital realm, such as digital ad solutions and customer and audience... more

Best Places to Work in DC: InCadence Strategic Solutions

October 29, 2015
Manassas; 89 employees On our Great Places to Work survey, we asked respondents to rate the statement “I love coming to work.” Employees at this woman-owned defense contractor gave it an almost perfect score, 4.91 out of 5. Maybe... more

Best Places to Work in DC: HBI

October 29, 2015
Downtown DC; 275 employees This year, four employees celebrated their 35th anniversaries at HBI—and we assume they didn’t stay that long simply because everyone gets free parking after ten years. Staffers say they derive great satisfaction from the mission... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis

October 29, 2015
Downtown DC; 64 employees Law firms aren’t known as bastions of work/life balance, but HWG aims to be different. Exhibit A: no billable-hours quota. There’s also generous paid time off, including three months of maternity leave and three weeks... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Glassman Wealth Services

October 29, 2015
Tysons; 12 employees Financial planner Barry Glassman likes to share the wealth with the staff at his wealth-management firm. The boutique firm offers outsize benefits: unlimited vacation, quarterly bonuses, fully paid health-care premiums, gym memberships, and Amazon Prime memberships.... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

October 29, 2015
Northwest DC and Arlington; 6,745 employees With a pay scale higher than that of most federal agencies, the FDIC consistently finishes near the top in rankings of government agencies. Yet the appeal goes beyond salary, says Mallory Bulman, research... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Evans Incorporated

October 29, 2015
Falls Church; 43 employees Work isn’t a picnic, but new hires at this management-consulting firm might think otherwise—on their first day, they get a welcome basket of cheese, chocolate, wine, and other fare. Evans helps clients increase team performance... more

Best Places to Work in DC: ESAC

October 29, 2015
Rockville; 45 employees The scientific and technical experts at ESAC contract with agencies such as the National Cancer Institute to do research-data management and health-care-related IT—for example, building a web portal that aggregates cancer research for investigators. ESAC’s own... more

Best Places to Work in DC: EMC Corporation

October 29, 2015
Tysons; 48,500 employees This Massachusetts firm—which in October announced a merger with Dell—has a presence around the globe, including a Tysons office with close to 400 employees as well as seven other area locations. Ranked number 18 on the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: The Educe Group

October 29, 2015
Bethesda; 40 employees Educe believes in employee development—it’s in the business of helping clients use technology to increase their employees’ skills and improve performance. The firm keeps its own workers happy by being flexible—most work from home, with the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Edelman Financial Services

October 29, 2015
Fairfax; 497 employees Edelman’s mission—with seminars, books, and financial planning for clients—is to demystify investing for the middle class. In keeping with its unstuffy quest, the office is a “no-tie zone” where the staff occasionally gets together for silly... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Eagle Hill Consulting

October 29, 2015
Arlington; 99 employees This management consultancy was started by a daughter/father team, and the result is a boutique firm with a family feel. Health-care premiums are fully paid, and everyone gets together for an annual day of community service.... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Department of State

October 29, 2015
Foggy Bottom; 72,607 employees In addition to the lure of international travel and maybe a dash of intrigue, globetrotting State employees are also enticed by more down-to-earth benefits, including a subsidy for commuting by mass transportation or vanpool, a... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Defense Point Security

October 29, 2015
Alexandria and Herndon; 117 employees This cybersecurity firm, which does work for the federal government, has seen revenues jump by more than 300 percent over the past three years. On Inc. magazine’s 2015 list of fastest-growing private companies, the... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Data Works

October 29, 2015
Reston; 35 employees IT workers with a security clearance are in demand; Data Works attracts and keeps those employees with ample benefits—including good pay, fully paid health-care premiums, a contribution equaling 10 percent of compensation into each employee’s 401(k),... more

Best Places to Work in DC: DataSync Technologies

October 29, 2015
Reston; 29 employees DataSync handles IT work for federal intelligence agencies—93 percent of its staff has a top-secret clearance—but it’s no secret why employees say they feel appreciated. Perks at this woman-owned firm include a retirement-plan contribution of at... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Cassaday & Company

October 29, 2015
Tysons; 36 employees December can be a stressful time for anyone who works around Tysons and its two shopping malls. Cassaday has “early release” days around the holidays so staff can beat the traffic. The wealth-management firm invests in... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Carfax

October 29, 2015
Centreville; 647 employees Employees tell us they’re proud that Carfax vehicle-history reports make buying and selling used cars safer. What also drives them: good work/life balance as well as bonuses and incentives. (One member of the sales force each... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Capterra

October 29, 2015
Arlington, 51 employees Capterra is an open office in every sense: All 51 staffers work in one big space, and all company information, including financials, is shared at monthly all-hands meetings. A free online service that helps businesses pick... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Brazen

October 29, 2015
Arlington; 38 employees This small software firm has big clients—Raytheon, KPMG, Penn State—who use its core product, a chat-based engagement platform. It also has big plans: It has hired 16 people so far this year, and revenues increased by... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Axiom Resource Management

October 29, 2015
Falls Church; 300 employees Among its projects, this government contractor analyzes combat injuries to help improve military gear. Employees we surveyed said they’re proud of their role in saving life and limb, and of a company whose leaders in... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Avian

October 29, 2015
Arlington and Lexington Park; 151 employees This government contractor—whose work largely supports the Office of Naval Research—is headquartered in Maryland’s St. Mary’s County, near the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. The veteran-owned firm has been growing steadily; it hired... more

Best Places to Work in DC: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

October 29, 2015
Rockville and Capitol Hill; 280 employees A nonprofit that supports audiologists and speech-language pathologists, ASHA tends to the health of its own workforce, too, with exercise classes, subsidized Weight Watchers, cooking demonstrations, and fitness challenges. It’s a nurturing environment... more

Best Places to Work in DC: Advanced Simulation Technology

October 29, 2015
Herndon; 46 employees ASTi does cool, challenging work—building communications products for the training-and-simulation industry (think flight simulators). Yet the benefits are very real: profit sharing, unlimited sick leave, free weekly lunches, and use of a ski cabin in West... more

Sponsored: Holiday Shops: Your Guide to This Year’s Best Holiday Gifts and Parties

October 28, 2015
The Junior League of Washington hosts Holiday Shops on November 5-8 at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. This four-day event features The Junior League of Washington Soiree, the Women’s Leadership Luncheon, four days of shopping, a Family Fun Day and more! Proceeds benefit the DC community as we work to resolve the complex issues of literacy in the Washington metropolitan area. more

Meet the Hair Extension King of Washington, DC

By Michelle Cottle October 27, 2015
With an $1,100 minimum, it's no wonder Christophe Jouenne has a mansion in the country. And horses. more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care

October 26, 2015
We surveyed area veterinarians and thousands of local pet owners to ask which trainers, vets, boarding facilities, groomers, and other businesses they trust with their animals. These are the results. Specialty Vets Mobile Vets Groomers Mobile Groomers Training and Behavior... more

November 2015 Crossword Answer Key

By Matt Gaffney October 26, 2015
Across 1. Dolphins legend 7. Ovum 14. They may be drawn 20. North of Virginia? 21. Farmed fish 22. Dry peninsula 23. No longer willing to eat a certain Thanksgiving food? 25. Not very social animals 26. BWI guess 27.... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Gunny's Rainbow

October 23, 2015
Featured Old, injured, arthritic, or postsurgical dogs get private, warm-water dog swimming therapy sessions, by appointment only. Laurie Plessala Duperior also offers reiki treatments. 7221 Pyle RoadBethesda, Maryland 20817202-460-5377 Return to the full list of Washington, DC's Best Pet... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Blue Dog Boarding and Daycare

October 23, 2015
Featured Blue Dog Boarding and Daycare is open every day of the year from 6am-9pm. We are a climate indoor facility (12,000 sq. feet) with 2 inside grassed yard areas for your dog to potty. We offer multiple play... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Whole Pet Central

October 23, 2015
Featured Whole Pet Central carries a complete line of all-natural foods, treats and supplies for dogs, cats and small mammals. We offer competitive prices, a generous rewards program and e-commerce and delivery options.Our staff is very knowledgeable about our products,... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: CARE Veterinary Center

October 23, 2015
Featured As the only independently owned, multispecialty and emergency practice in the city and county of Frederick, Maryland, CARE Veterinary Center (CARE) provides big-city medicine in a small-town setting. Our team of board-certified specialists and experienced veterinarians work in... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: All Friends Pet Care

October 23, 2015
FeaturedAll Friends Pet Care has been proudly providing professional in-home pet sitting to pets of all sizes throughout Northern Virginia since April 1998. We offer a variety of pet sitting services to meet your pets’ needs and your budget: midday... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Animal Swim Center

October 23, 2015
Featured We specialize in the rehabilitation, conditioning, and exercise of dogs using swimming and/or hydrotherapy. In addition to our training and therapy pool we have the only full size pool in the area for swimming dogs. Training and recreational... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Whole Dogz

October 23, 2015
Featured Whole Dogz is redefining the dog daycare and boarding experience for your best friend. We are holistic, meaning no harsh chemicals on the daycare floor. Our boarding suites are homelike — no cages. And our master groomer uses... more

Kitchen Remodeling Resources in Washington

By Sarah Ehlen, Jackson Knapp October 20, 2015
Tackling a kitchen update can be overwhelming, but the designers, suppliers, and shops on this list are good places to start. more

Kitchen Resources: Test Kitchens

October 20, 2015
At these kitchens, you can try out stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, and other appliances. There’s no pressure to buy; because the stores are wholesalers, no products are for individual sale. Appointments are frequently made by dealers and designers, but you... more

Kitchen Resources: Referral Services

October 20, 2015
A referral service can save time by connecting homeowners with prescreened contractors and remodelers. Delbe Home Services Charges an annual membership fee of $175. Members are assigned personal representatives who suggest contractors and manage home projects. A contractor can... more

Kitchen Resources: Counters, Floors, Tile, and Other Features

October 20, 2015
Beautiful Bathroom Resources 2014: Bath Designers and Builders--> 5th Avenue Floors 519 Culler Ave., Frederick; 301-698-7250; Architectural Ceramics Rockville, 301-251-3555; Bethesda, 301-718-8343; Alexandria, 703-299-6200; Falls Church, 703-714-0161; Chantilly, 703-348-7107; Atlas Stone Fabricatros 8274 Lokus Rd., Suite 109, Odenton;... more

Kitchen Resources: Large Appliances

October 20, 2015
Beautiful Bathroom Resources 2014: Bath Designers and Builders--> Enhanced Listing Photos 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Email Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery At Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, you can see, touch and compare... more

Kitchen Resources: Cabinets and Kitchen Designers

October 20, 2015
Beautiful Bathroom Resources 2014: Bath Designers and Builders--> Enhanced Listing Photos 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Email Cameo Kitchens, Inc. Attention to detail and commitment to customer satisfaction have earned Cameo Kitchens, Inc. a place... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Pet-Supply Shops

October 19, 2015
FEATURED Whole Pet Central. The best foods at the best prices.; Ashburn; 703-724-4319; Bark! Pawsitive Petfood, multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; Big Bad Woof, Northwest DC, 202-291-2404; Hyattsville, 301-403-8957; Cheeky Puppy, Northwest DC; 202-621-8868; Doggie Style... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Pet sitters and Dog walkers

October 19, 2015
FEATURED All Friends Pet Care. Dog walking and overnight stays and visits for pets in Northern Virginia; Herndon; 703-716-7387; Brighter Days. Dog walking in DC. DogCentric. Dog walking and puppy potty breaks in Northwest DC and southern Montgomery... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Daycare and Boarding

October 19, 2015
FEATURED All Friends Pet Care. Dog walking and overnight stays and visits for pets in Northern Virginia; Herndon; 703-716-7387; FEATURED Blue Dog Boarding and Daycare. Offers the healthiest and the most natural dog boarding environment for your pet; Kensington;... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Training and Behavior

October 19, 2015
All About Dogs. Group and private classes (owner Pam Nashman specializes in reactive dogs); Falls Church, Annandale, Springfield, Woodbridge; 703-497-7878; Anytime K9. Owner Toni Woods-Wilson offers group classes at Anytime K9, Wagtime, and Paws, Purrs & Exotics as well... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Mobile Groomers

October 19, 2015
Bark in Style. Serves Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, Kensington, Silver Spring, and upper Northwest DC; 202-489-1989; Belly Rubs Mobile Pet Spa. Serves Ashburn, Brambleton, Lansdowne, Leesburg, and South Riding; 571-295-5516; Rosa’s Mobile Pet Grooming. Serves Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Kensington,... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Groomers

October 19, 2015
Annandale Pet Spa (also grooms cats), Annandale; 703-642-5320; Bark ’N Bubbles, Fairfax, 703-352-9274,; Leesburg, 703-777-6269, Belly Rubs Pet Care, Ashburn; 571-295-5516; Bonnie’s Dog and Cat Grooming, Southeast DC; 202-548-0044; Canine Carousel Pet Spa (also bathes... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Mobile Vets

October 19, 2015
AcuVet (holistic medicine). Serves Northern Virginia, Maryland, and DC; 703-980-2776; Home Veterinary Care of Northern Virginia. Serves Northern Virginia; 703-451-9504; Housecalls for Pets. Serves Montgomery County and Northwest DC; 301-774-5656; House Paws. Serves Northern Virginia and Maryland;... more

Washington, DC's Best Pet Care: Specialty Vets

October 19, 2015
FEATURED Animal Swim Center. We specialize in the rehabilitation, conditioning, and exercise of dogs using swimming and/or hydrotherapy.; Middleburg; 540-687-6816; FEATURED CARE Veterinary Center. A leading specialty and emergency service facility located in the heart of Frederick, MD, but... more

November 2015 Contents: Great Places to Work

October 19, 2015
We found 50 great places to work, the region's most powerful women, and how would-be President Donald Trump really negotiates. more

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