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Puppy Party is FULL

Saturday, 13 June 2015 00:00

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

Friday, 15 May 2015 17:59

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

Monday, 04 May 2015 17:32

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.



Carrie Williams certified by CCPDT

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 15:37

ccpdt-logoWe are pleased to announce that trainer Carrie Williams has been awarded CPDT-KA certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers.

CPDT-KA stands for Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed. Applicants must complete 300 hours of client training before trainers are eligible for an extensive semiannual test. Certificants must demonstrate ongoing education and professional development to maintain credentials. CCPDT offers the only international, standardized certification for professional dog trainers that is both science-based and independent of any course of study.

With this accomplishment by Carrie, WOOFS! Dog Training Center boasts eight trainers that have been credentialed by the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers.  Congratulations Carrie, and thanks for your continued dedication!


NO PUPPY PARTY Saturday, May 2

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 14:28

Chihuahua puppiesThere will be NO Puppy Party or Adolescent Party on Saturday, May 2nd.  All of our usual Puppy Party trainers will be attending a weekend long behavior and training continuing education seminar. 

Puppy and Adolescent Parties will continue as usual on Saturday, May 9th.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to seeing our Partiers in two weeks!



June 2015 Agility Schedule Posted

Monday, 27 April 2015 16:25

agilityThe June 2015 agility schedule has been posted!

Agility I, Puppy Agility and Flyball 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:  May 11 (9:00am)
Draw closes:  May 17 (midnight)
Draw notification date:  May 26
Open registration for all students:  May 27 (9am)
Payment due date:  June 5

The agility draw entry form will be available on our website on Monday, May 11 at 9:00am. All entries MUST come through our web page.

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



Puppy Party is OPEN!

Monday, 20 April 2015 00:00

camellia 100Puppy Party is once again OPEN to all new puppies between the ages of 9 and 16 weeks.  

To help us keep count of who is coming, please RSVP if your puppy will be joining us for FREE trainer-supervised playtime.  Bring proof of at least one DAPP/DHPP vaccine given at least 3 days prior.

We look forward to meeting your new pup!



Easter 2015 Holiday Schedule

Monday, 30 March 2015 12:40

Easter EggsIn observance of Easter, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

*  Shirlington daycare is OPEN regular hours (9:00am to 7:00pm) on Sunday, April 5th.

*  Adolescent and Puppy Party are CANCELLED on Saturday, April 4th. 

*  There are NO CLASSES on Saturday, April 4th or Sunday April 5th.  Classes will run as scheduled on Friday, April 3rd and resume on Monday, April 6th.

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



Subscribe to our Newsletter

Friday, 27 March 2015 19:25

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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!



2015 Price Increases for Classes

Friday, 23 January 2015 14:49

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

Monday, 05 January 2015 17:40

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.


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