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Shirlington Daycare Hours June 3rd, 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:55

Shirlington Campus daycare activities will end at 6 pm on Friday, June 3rd in preparation for a special event. Dogs may still be picked up until 7 pm with no late fee, however they will move from the daycare floor to a crate or suite at 6 pm.

Ballston Campus daycare hours will not be affected.

Please call (703-536-7877) or email if you have any questions.

 

 

Memorial Day Closings 2016

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 13:39

 In observance of Memorial Day Weekend 2016, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

*  Adolescent and Puppy Party will be CLOSED on Saturday, May 28th.

*  Ballston daycare will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30th.

*  Shirlington daycare will be OPEN regular hours all weekend (9:00am to 7:00pm).

*  There are NO CLASSES at Ballston Campus on Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th. 

*  There are NO CLASSES at Shirlington Campus on Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th. 

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

 

   

Agility Schedule Posted for June 2016

Monday, 02 May 2016 15:13

agilityThe next agility schedule has been posted!

Agility I is now 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 9 (9:00am)
Draw closes: May 15 (midnight)
Draw notification date:  May 23
Open registration for all students:  May 25 (9am)
Payment due date:  May 27

Classes begin the week of June 5.

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

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

 

   

Walk for the Animals 2016

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 19:31

Come join us at one of two, yes TWO, wonderful Walks for the Animals to benefit the Animal Welfare Leagues of Arlington and Alexandria!  Both events are important fundraisers, and both dog-friendly events feature vendors, goodies, demonstrations, and kid-friendly activities.

Animal Welfare League of AlexandriaSunday, May 1:  Alexandria's Walk for Animals
Location:  Alexandria's Old Town Market Square
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Features:  "Lost animal search" for kids to participate on the walk route.  Visit our WOOFS! booth for tricks and nosework demos, and learn to teach your dog some new tricks!

We have FIVE walk registrations available for Team WOOFS!  Contact us to participate!


Saturday, May 8:  Arlington's Walk for the Animals
Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Location:  Bluemont Park
Time:  9:30am - 12:30pm
Features:  All pre-registered walkers receive a Walk T-shirt and participating dogs get a Walk bandana.  Visit our WOOFS! booth and come watch our agility demo!

This event also features WOOFS! foster momma Harlie and her 11 adorable puppies.  We have FIVE walk registrations available -- come support #TeamHarlie!  Contact us to participate.

 

   

Jane and Frankie win Regional Championship

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 14:19

Congratulations to WOOFS! trainer Jane Saunders and her Papillion Frankie for their performance last weekend at the USDAA 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships!  Jane and Frankie won the Regional Championship for 8" Performance Masters Challenge Biathlon, came in 3rd place the 8" Performance Triathlon, and made it to the finals for all events. And on top of all of that, Frankie was top 10 for 2015 in both Standard and Snooker for Masters 12" dogs!  Way to go!

2016 USDAA Regionals Jane and Frankie

 

   

Spencer Smith named Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 14:25

Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training PartnerWOOFS! daycare supervisor Spencer Smith has graduated with distinction and been named Certified Training Partners by the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior. 

Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior is an innovative institution committed to educating, certifying, and promoting the next generation of animal trainers.  Certified Training Partners participate in an extensive educational program culminating in a detailed assessment of their technical ability and hands-on skill teaching pet owners and training pet dogs. Successful candidates must complete the program, earn the equivalent of an A on each component of the assessment, and pledge to uphold the high standards and practices of Karen Pryor Academy.

We are incredibly proud of this acheivement, and of Spencer's continued dedication to world class animal training.

 

   

Schedule for Easter Weekend 2016

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 20:42

Easter EggsIn observance of the Easter holiday 2016, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

*  Adolescent and Puppy Party will be CLOSED on Saturday, March 26th.

*  Shirlington daycare will be OPEN regular hours all weekend (9:00am to 7:00pm).

*  There are NO CLASSES at Ballston Campus on Saturday, March 26th or Sunday, March 27th. 

*  There are NO CLASSES at Shirlington Campus on Friday, March 25th through Sunday, March 27th. 

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

   

Closings in March 2016

Friday, 04 March 2016 13:12

Please take note of the following non-holiday closings in March 2016:

* Saturday, March 5:  NO Puppy Party.  All classes will run on regular schedule unless you have been explicitly notified otherwise by your instructor.

* Thursday & Friday, March 17 & 18:  Ballston Daycare CLOSED.  Shirlington daycare will be open regular hours and Ballston dogs are always welcome at Shirlington.

 

   

Classes cancelled Weds March 24

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 17:24

Due to numerous tornado warnings, residents in our area have been advised not to travel for the new few hours.  Out of an abundance of caution, all classes are CANCELLED tonight, Wednesday, March 24th.

Stay dry and safe!

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Ballston daycare closed on Tues Feb 16

Monday, 15 February 2016 00:00

Due to inclement weather conditions expected for tomorrow, Tuesday February 16, the Ballston campus will be CLOSED for daycare.

All Ballston dogs are welcome to go to the Shirlington campus, which will be open regular hours from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

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Schedule for Presidents Day 2016

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 22:12

 In observance of President's Day 2016, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

*  Adolescent and Puppy Party will be OPEN on Saturday, February 13th.

*  Ballston daycare is CLOSED on Monday, February 15th. Shirlington daycare will be OPEN regular hours (7:00am to 7:00pm).

*  There are NO CLASSES on Saturday, February 13th through Monday, February 15th.  Classes will run as scheduled on Friday, February 12th and resume on Tuesday, February 16th.

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

 

   

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