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Pug with leashWOOFS! is a full-service training, boarding, and daycare facility with two locations in Arlington, VA. We offer dog daycare, overnight & vacation dog boarding, a range of classes including puppy kindergarten, basic to advanced obedience, Rally-O, and Agility, as well as puppy socialization, private dog and puppy training lessons, aggression consultations, and board & train.


  • Daycare closed to new dogs

    July 2, 2015:

    Due to capacity restraints, WOOFS! daycare is not currently accepting new daycare or boarding dogs over the age of 6 months to either the Ballston or Shirlington Campus.  We are still accepting  puppies under the age of 6 months.  If your dog is six months of age or older and you are interested in daycare, please join our waitlist.


  • Daycare closing early / Agility Workshop

    June 17, 2015:

    Two related announcements:

    SHIRLINGTON DAYCARE: Shirlington campus daycare will close at 3:00pm this Saturday, June 20. Daycare dogs must be picked up by 3:00pm. Boarding dogs will start their evening routine early and be back out around 8:00pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Have you ever been curious about USDAA Snooker and Gamblers classes? Hesitant to sign up because you’re not quite sure about the rules? Would you like to improve your strategy for these fun games? Join us for a Snooker & Gamblers seminar presented by USDAA vice-president Andy Hartman! Workshop is from 4:00 - 7:00pm on Saturday, June 20.  There are still a few working spots available and auditors are welcome.  


  • Puppy Party is FULL

    June 13, 2015:

    PuppyUnfortunately, due to capacity restraints, we are not accepting any new puppies to our Saturday morning Puppy Party until further notice.

    You may join our waitlist and we will notify you if space becomes available. We cannot guarantee we will have space before your puppy reaches 16 weeks old, which is the age limit to join puppy party.


  • Schedule for Memorial Day 2015

    May 15, 2015:

    Memorial DayIn observance of Memorial Day, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

    *  Ballston daycare is CLOSED on Monday, May 25; Shirlington daycare is OPEN regular hours (7:00am to 7:00pm).

    *  Adolescent and Puppy Party are CANCELLED on Saturday, May 23rd. 

    *  There are NO CLASSES on Saturday, May 23rd through Monday, May 25th.  Classes will run as scheduled on Tuesday, May 26th.

    Please call (703-536-7877) or email if you have any questions.  Have a safe and enjoyable weekend!


  • 13th Anniversary Pass Sale

    May 4, 2015:

    partyHelp us celebrate 13 years of WOOFS!  Between May 1 and May 8th, all daycare passes are 10% off and these daycare days will have no expiration date. 

    Sale is limited to 60 days per dog.  Sale runs Friday, May 1st through Friday, May 8th, 2015. Call, email or come in to purchase.


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