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Also puppy, mutt, pooch, hound and tail-wagger

Nobody knows dogs better than the staff at WOOFS! Between all 18 of us, we have 130+ years of experience training and looking after dogs—and more professional certification letters after our names than you can shake a bully stick at.

Learn MoreThat’s the kind of expertise you want in your corner when you need
help with your dog.

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.

WOOFS! NEWS

  • Agility Classes Posted

    August 28, 2014:

    agilityThe next agility schedule has been posted!

    Agility I and Puppy Agility are open for registration.  All upper level classes (Agility II and above) will be handled by random draw lottery.  

    The schedule for the draw:

    Draw opens to current students:  September 15 (9:00am)
    Draw closes:  September 21 (midnight)
    Draw notification date:  September 29
    Open registration for all students:  October 1 (9am)
    Payment due date:  October 10

    The agility draw entry form will be available on our website on September 15 at 9:00am. All entries MUST come through our web page.

    Please contact us at info@woofsdogtraining.com with any questions.

  • Ballston Daycare is Accepting Dogs

    June 28, 2014:

    The WOOFS! Ballston campus has reopened to new dogs.  If you previously requested to join the waitlist, you can expect to hear from us over the next few days. 

    Schedule a FREE evaluation:  call 703-536-7877 or email info@woofsdogtraining.com.  Appointments are scheduled between 11:00am–4:00pm (Saturdays and Sundays at Shirlington only).  Bring a copy of your dog’s up-to-date vaccination record.

    Please email info@woofsdogtraining.com with any questions!

  • Laura Sharkey Writing Column for ARLnow

    June 11, 2014:

    ARLnowWOOFS! is currently sponsoring The Local Woof for ARLnow, our Arlington local news source.  The Local Woof will cover a variety of topics relating to dog ownership, training and behavior.  Articles are written by WOOFS! owner Laura Sharkey.  

    Check out Laura's first two pieces:

    >> On Leash Greetings
    >> Dining Out with Fido

    We are excited for the opportunity to provide this information to our local community!

  • Conference Presentations by Ariana Kincaid

    May 12, 2014:

    Ariana presents at Family PawsAs well as being a WOOFS! trainer, Ariana Kincaid, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP is the founder and owner of Operation Socialization, an organization to promote the importance of early, positive puppy socialization.  Ariana recently spoke at two big events.

    Ariana's first presentations were at Berner University in Virginia Beach, VA on April 7 & 8,2014.  Ariana spoke to crowds of breeders and dog enthusiasts on the topics "Socializing Your Puppy Right" talk and "Socialization Tips for Breeders".

    Ariana's next stop was the new Family Paws Conference in Cary, NC on May 9 - 11, 2014.  She spoke to dog trainers on the subject "Socializing Puppies to Children".

    Congratulations Ariana!

  • 12 Year Anniversary Pass Sale

    April 9, 2014:

    partyWOOFS! Anniversary Daycare Pass sale begins today. Help us celebrate our 12th (!!!!) Anniversary and get some savings at the same time. Passes are 10% off and these daycare days will have no expiration date. Sale is limited to 60 days per dog.  Sale runs Wedsnesday, April 9th through Friday, April 11th. Call, email or come in to purchase.


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