Don’t give up on your problem pup just yet. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington) is teaming up with Kissable Canine trainers for private behavior sessions with your dog. The one-on-one, 75-minute workshops focus on problem behaviors and positive-based training methods. $75. E-mail email@example.com to reserve a spot.
Thursday, March 4
While Ingrid King was managing a veterinary hospital, she met Buckley, an affectionate tortoiseshell cat who made a big impact on her life. King will be at Barnes & Nobles in Reston (Spectrum Center, 1851 Fountain Dr.; 703-437-9490) to sign her memoir, Buckley’s Story: Lessons From a Feline Master Teacher, at 7.
Friday, March 5
In its free Preparatory Class for New Dog Guardians, the Washington Animal Rescue League’s trainer will cover house training, socialization, chewing, separation training, and more. The seminar is for people only and starts at 6:15 at 71 Oglethorpe Street, Northwest. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Saturday, March 6
The Washington Humane Society hosts a dog-adoption event at Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St., NW) from 10 to noon.
The pet store Living Ruff (8517 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring) hosts a Washington Humane Society dog-adoption event from 11 to 2.
Lucky Dog Animal Rescue holds a dog-adoption event at Chateaux-Animaux (524 Eighth St., SE) from noon to 2.
Sunday, March 7
Pick up a new friend while you’re picking up your coffee at Tryst (2459 18th St., NW). The Washington Humane Society hosts a dog-adoption event from noon to 2.
Ex-racing greyhounds will be at the Big Bad Woof from noon to 2 for a Greyhound Welfare Meet & Greet.
Feline fans can stop by Chateaux-Animaux ( 524 Eighth St., SE) for a cat-adoption event hosted by Capital Cats. Noon to 3.