Best Dog Daycares
in Washington DC

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Washington DC Dog Daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

City Dogs

City Dogs provides dog daycare services in Washington. The cage-free daycare features 24-hour staff, climate control and air filtration, supervised play, separate groups based on size and play level, mid-day walks, and speedy pickup and drop-off for owners. The facility also offers overnight boarding, a grooming salon with a full menu of services, and obedience training for puppies as well as adult dogs. City Dogs actively rescues adoptable dogs as well via City Dogs Rescue and welcomes help from any willing volunteers.

Washington, DC 20009



CleverDog has been handling dog daycare in Silver Spring for almost 20 years. Dogs have access to seven separate play areas for dogs of different sizes and temperaments and receive care from professional, insured employees. The center is disinfected daily, and dogs benefit from rubber flooring as well. Owners can view their loved one via the center's Live Pet Cams and can also request grooming services for their pooch from Master groomers. The facility has been recommended by local veterinarians as well as pet care professionals, and overnight, crate-free boarding is also available

Silver Spring, MD 20910


Les Pawtite

Les Pawtite is a dog daycare center in Washington. The cage and crate-free boarding facility caters specifically to small dog breeds, is known for loving attention and care, and provides a safe, comfortable "home away from home." Affordable daycare services include meals, indoor playtime and socialization, behavioral training, and indoor agility, and overnight boarding is also available. A list of accepted dog breeds can be found on Les Pawtite's site, the group also offers in-home cat care, and the owner is CPR-certified and offers obedience training as well.

Washington, DC 20001


Milo's Doggy Daycare LLC

Milo's Doggy Daycare LLC is a Washington dog daycare service. The group provides daily 15, 30, or 60-minute walks, and dogs can take care of business, receive tons of respect,belly rubs, and personalized attention, and get the exercise they need. Walkers are fully insured and bonded and make sure to watch out for any signs of distress, dehydration, or other health issues as well. The team prides itself on long-term client relationships and also provides cat sitting, in-home overnight pet sitting, and the Canine Cab transportation service.

Washington, DC 20012



Paradise4Pets has been offering dog daycare in Beltsville for over 40 years. The family-owned facility boasts being the largest indoor and outdoor kennel facility in the Washington Metropolitan area with six wooded acres, 63 outdoor exercise areas, heated and air conditioned indoor runs, a vet on call, and professional bathing. Boarding services are also available, other small mammals, birds, and lizards are welcome, and seniors and military receive discounts. Paradise4Pets has also been an AKC certified breeder for thirty years and specializes in Golden Retrievers.

Beltsville, MD 20705


The Dog Eaze Inn

The Dog Eaze Inn is a Woodbridge dog daycare facility. The center has come to be a second home to many of its guests, and dogs can enjoy plenty of fun, outdoor activities, salon and spa treatments, food treats, and overnight lodging as well as develop social skills, get rid of energy, receive personal attention, and exercise. The Dog Eaze Inn prides itself on maintaining a clean, safe, and secure environment, supports a number of local animal rescue groups, and is a member of the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce. The center won the 2009 Small Business of the Year Award as well.

Woodbridge, VA 22192


The Dog Stay

The Dog Stay has been a Silver Spring dog daycare since 2010. The brother-owned company has over 5,200 square feet of indoor space with separate open play areas for large and small dogs and welcomes guests seven days a week as well as on holidays. Dog owners can choose from a half or full-day option as well as multi-visit packages and can also take advantage of grooming services including nail trims, baths, and ear and anal gland cleaning. Open-air boarding and crate-boarding services are also available.

Silver Spring, MD 20910



Vizsland offers dog daycare in Washington. The center specializes in daycare and boarding for Vizslas, who require specific services due to their gentle, peaceful temperament and high-energy needs. Guests can run, play, socialize, nap, and hike with other Vizslas and enjoy park, playground, and indoor time as well with plenty of toys and a loving environment. The facility only takes a limited number of dogs each day to ensure personalized care for all, and the owner has a Vizsla as well and thus is very familiar with the breed and its sensitive needs.

Washington, DC 20011


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