Travel Animal Doctor: National Cherry Blossom Festival

Travel Animal Doctor: National Cherry Blossom Festival

This past weekend was the end of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.. – Travel Animal Doctor Breathtaking Views The majestic view of the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument, was intensified one thousand times over by the allure of the pink and white petals and aroma of sweet cherry blossoms in full bloom around the Tidal Basin. Prepare for Crowds Monday the petals started blowing off of the trees in a whirlwind blizzard of delicate colors and sprinkled the ground like a carpet of petals across the Tidal Basin walkway. As the sun set, crowds of people were photographing the spectacular scenery before them. It seemed like every family from the Washington D.C. surrounding areas had the same idea to catch a lasting glimpse of the natural beauty in the Capital. As the crowd shuffled along, it was hard to stop for fear that the people behind would be caught in a foot traffic jam. Glamorous Beauty Under the cherry blossom trees the petal carpet is so dense that all you see is white and pink. A reminder to all responsible pet owners in the area, that when seeing this beautiful petal carpet, do not forget about the potential toxic threat cherry trees are to your cats, dogs and horses. Even though we enjoyed the sights, smells, and beautiful weather we needed to keep a watchful eye on Jade because being the curious canine that she is, her sniffer was going a million miles a minute. On a normal hike or walk through the park this would not be a big deal.   Inedible to Pets But with the...
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