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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.

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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.


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    March 28, 2015:

    We are pleased to announce three new mailing lists in addition to our monthly newsletter.  These lists were created so that you never miss the updates that matter most to you.

    Lists include:

    Monthly Newsletter:  General information, updates, announcements.

    Sales & Events:  Special announcements including daycare pass sales, upcoming price changes, new workshops, local events and other one time notifications that we think you may want to hear.

    Sports & Agility:  Notification when agility classes are posted as well as other important dates and reminders for agility registration.    Occasional announcements about other WOOFS! sport classes.  Recommended for current and prospective agility students.

    Weather & Closings:  Updated if daycare is closed or classes are cancelled due to weather conditions or other unscheduled emergency conditions.  Recommended for current students and daycare clients.

    We want to give you the best and most useful information possible, so suggestions, requests and feedback are always welcome.  Subscribe now!


  • Puppy Party is FULL

    February 4, 2015:

    2014-06-02 Kung Pao 2Unfortunately, due to capacity restraints, we are not accepting any new puppies to our Saturday morning Puppy Party until further notice.  

    You can check back in a few weeks, or you may add your name to our waitlist / notification list so we can contact you directly if space becomes available.


  • 2015 Price Increases for Classes

    January 23, 2015:

    Dollar signThe price for all classes will increase on March 1st, 2015.

    Beginner classes increase from $225 to $235
    Includes: Puppy Basic, Adult Basic, Agility I, Puppy Agility

    Intermediate: Focus on CGC increases from $215 to $225 (CGC test included)

    Other Intermediate, Sport and Agility classes will increase from $205 to $215
    Includes: Agility II and higher, Rally Obedience, Competition Obedience, Nosework, Tricks and Flyball and more.

    Puppy Kindergarten will remain at $120 and Puppy Kindergarten students still receive $25 off registration for Puppy Basic.

    Planning to register for a class? Register before March 1st to receive our old prices!

  • New Year's Pass Sale

    January 5, 2015:

    partyFrom now until Sunday, January 11th, WOOFS! is offering and End of Summer pass sale!  Passes are 10% off and these daycare days will have no expiration date. 

    Sale is limited to 60 days per dog.  Sale runs Monday, January 5th through Sunday, January 11th, 2015. Call, email or come in to purchase.

  • Holiday Closings Through End of 2014

    November 9, 2014:

    christmas 100UPDATED 12/13/2014: The following schedule will be in effect for the winter holidays.  

    When daycare is closed, Shirlington boarding is open from 9:00am to 9:00pm.  Make your reservations early!


    Shirlington AND Ballston daycare closed on the following days:
    Wednesday, 12/24
    Thursday, 12/25
    Friday, 12/26
    Saturday, 12/27
    Sunday, 12/28
    Monday, 12/29 - Ballston daycare CLOSED, Shirlington daycare open
    Tuesday, 12/30 - Ballston daycare CLOSEDShirlington daycare open
    Wednesday, 12/31
    Thursday, 1/1 
    Friday, 1/2 - Ballston daycare CLOSEDShirlington daycare open 

     ** Is your dog staying with with us over the holidays?  Boarding dogs have ALL DAY PLAY on the daycare floor even when daycare is closed to non-boarding dogs!

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