Washington, DC’s Best Pet Care: Daycare and Boarding


Blue Dog Boarding and Daycare. Offers the healthiest and the most natural dog boarding environment for your pet; Kensington; 301-217-0010; dogboarding.net.

Patrick’s Pet Care. Rapidly growing dog-walking, pet-sitting and pet-transportation firm serving Northwest, Washington, D.C. Washington, DC; patrickspetcare.com

Affectionate Pet Care. Cage-free boarding and daycare; Fairfax;703-250-5233; affectionatepetcare.com.

All Dogs Club. Crated or cage-free boarding plus day camp. College Park; 301-345-3647; alldogsclub.com.

All Friends Pet Care. Dog walking and overnight stays and visits for pets in Northern Virginia; Herndon; 703-716-7387; allfriendspetcare.com.

Always There Pet Care. Cat boarding. Falls Church; 703-241-2287; alwaystherepetcare.com.

The Backyard Pack. Membership-based dog daycare and boarding. Lorton; 703-585-1254; thebackyardpack.com.

City Dogs. Cage-free daycare and boarding. Northwest DC; 202-234-9247; city-dogs.com.

DogMa. Daycare for dogs plus boarding with “down time” in private dens. Southeast DC; 202-543-7805; dog-ma.com.

Dog Paws ’n Cat Claws. Daycare and boarding in which dogs stay in private “zones” or crates, plus in-home pet sitting. Baileys Crossroads; 703-931-5057; dpncc.com.

A Dog’s Day Out. Cage-free daycare and boarding. Vienna, 703-698-3647; Alexandria (Eisenhower Ave.), 571-312-7723; Alexandria (Swann Ave.), 703-739-2336; Springfield, 703-321-3647; adogsdayout.com.

Dogtopia. Dog daycare and boarding. Animals sleep in crates. Multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; dogdaycare.com.

Greenbriar Veterinary Hospital & Luxury Pet Resort. Dog boarding options include “luxury suites”; also cat boarding and dog daycare; Frederick; 301-874-8880; greenbriarpets.com.

Healthy Hound Playground. Cage-free daycare for dogs and boarding in private “cottages.” Sterling; 703-464-0056; healthyhoundplayground.com.

Old Dominion Animal Health Center. Dog and cat boarding with 24-hour staffing. McLean; 703-356-5582; odahcenter.com.

Olde Towne Pet Resort. Many high-end “suite” options for dogs and cats; dog day camps also available; Springfield, 888-475-3580; Dulles, 571-434-3300; oldetownepetresort.com.

Perfect Pet Resort. Dog daycare plus boarding in basic or luxury “suites” for dogs and “condos” for cats. Lothian; 410-741-0000; perfectpetresort.com.

Seneca Hill Animal Hospital Resort & Spa. Dog daycare plus overnight options including two-room “suites”; cats stay in “cat-o-miniums.” Great Falls; 703-450-6760; senecahillvet.com.

Sniffers Doggie Retreat. Dog daycare plus boarding accommodations that range from crates to cage-free. Rockville; 301-738-6781; sniffersdoggiedepot.com.

Woofs! Dog Training Center. In Shirlington, boarding and daycare with optional cageless stays. In Ballston, daycare only. Shirlington, 703-536-7877; Ballston, 703-526-0218; woofsdogtraining.com.


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