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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!

 

   

Final closings from Winter Storm Jonas

Sunday, 24 January 2016 17:35

 *** UPDATED 10:45am Tuesday, Jan 26 *** 

Due to blizzard clean up, please note the following closings:

* Both Shirlington and Ballston daycares will be OPEN on Wednesday, January 27th!

All classes are RUNNING ON SCHEDULE on Wednesday, January 27th!

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* Both Shirlington and Ballston daycares will be CLOSED on Monday, January 25 and on Tuesday, January 26th.  

All classes are CANCELLED on Monday, January 25th and on Tuesday, January 26th.

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Weather Cancellations - Fri Jan 22 & Sat Jan 23

Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:42

snowflakes

*** UPDATED 1:00pm Saturday, Jan 23 *** 

Due to blizzard conditions, please note the following closings:

* Shirlington daycare will be CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24th.  (Ballston daycare will remain closed as regularly scheduled.)

* All classes (including Puppy Party) at both Ballston and Shirlington campuses will be CANCELLED on Friday, January 22 through Sunday, January 24. 

We hope you and your dogs are warm and safe!

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Schedule for Martin Luther King Day 2016

Monday, 11 January 2016 22:03

 In observance of Martin Luther King Day 2016, we have the following notices regarding the schedule:

*  Adolescent and Puppy Party will be OPEN on Saturday, January 16th.

*  Ballston daycare is CLOSED on Monday, January 18th. Shirlington daycare will be OPEN regular hours (7:00am to 7:00pm).

*  There are NO CLASSES on Saturday, January 16th through Monday, January 18th.  Classes will run as scheduled on Friday, January 15th and resume on Tuesday, January 19th.

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

 

   

Schedule for Christmas & Winter Break 2015

Monday, 21 December 2015 14:01

 Christmas

The following schedule will be in effect for Christmas and the the winter holiday break:

*  BALLSTON DAYCARE is CLOSED from Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1.  We re-open on Monday, January 4th.  Ballston dogs are welcome at Shirlington on the days that Shirlington is open for daycare.

*  SHIRLINGTON DAYCARE is on the following schedule. On days that daycare is closed, we are open 9:00am to 9:00pm for boarding pick up and drop off.

 
Thursday, December 24
Friday, December 25
Saturday, December 26
Sunday, December 27
Monday, December 28
Tuesday, December 29
Wednesday, December 30
Thursday, December 31
Friday, January 1
Saturday, January 2
Sunday, January 3
CLOSED
CLOSED
CLOSED
CLOSED
CLOSED
OPEN
OPEN
CLOSED
CLOSED
OPEN
OPEN


 

*  There are NO CLASSES (including Adolescent and PUPPY PARTY) from Thursday, December 24 through Sunday, January 3.  Classes resume as scheduled on Monday, January 4.

*  BOARDING is now FULL. We can accept established daycare dogs onto the waitlist in the event of cancellations, however there is no guarantee that we will have additional space.

Psst! Boarding dogs have ALL DAY PLAY
even when daycare is closed!

 

   

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