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"On the Shirlington Dog Park"

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Owner & Staff
"We believe experience equals quality care for your dog.  Our staff brings together
knowledge and experience in animal b
ehavior to fuel our passion and love for dogs!"
After spending 21 years in advertising for The Washington Post, Kim Houghton decided it was time to branch out into her own business.   But it was more than simply owning a business; Kim wanted something she was passionate about.  After researching businesses she learned about the doggy daycare concept and this new trend in pet care services. She knew this was a perfect fit for her love of dogs.   Kim developed her own concept based on providing upscale services, in a premier facility with a staff certified in dog behavior and handling.

Currently, Kim is a Certified Pet Care Technician, who volunteers with Lost Dogs Rescue, Pets on Wheels and other various canine groups.  As a former board member of ArlingtonDogs, she helps out with the Canine Community Areas (dog parks) of Arlington County.  Kim's love of animals began as a child growing up with three to four dogs as part of the "human" family. Over the years Kim's love of dogs grew with her own dog family beginning with "Max", a lovable and loyal mutt.  Now three lovable companions Roxy (Lab), Ronin  (Tibetan Terrier) and Daisy (Mutt) fuel her passion for canines and her desire to open Wag More Dogs.  Kim consulted with dog trainer and dog daycare expert Robin Bennett in building her facility and getting Robin's stamp of approval on her daycare and boarding services.

All our staff members are trained as Certified Pet Care Technicians knowledgeable in dog handling and behavior.  They will manage your dogs visit ensuring their comfort throughout their stay. They will manage the play, games, and interaction between the dogs in each group ensuring a safe and stimulating experience for your dog.
Our Mission
Wag More Dogs is a premier dog daycare, boarding and grooming facility that exemplifies superior pet care, outstanding customer service and competitive pricing in an upscale facility.  Our trained staff, knowledgeable in dog behavior, will provide your cherished companion with love, trust and affection throughout their stay.

A deep love and respect for all animals guides us in all that we do.  We are dedicated to ensuring that every dog entering our facility and participating in our services is not only happy, but also in a safe, secure and structured environment.  Our ultimate goal is happy, healthy pets and peace of mind for their owners.     


"You can rest assured with the peace of mind that your dog is
receiving the utmost in personal care and attention."

Wag More Dogs of Arlington
boarding, daycare, grooming
2606 S. Oxford Street

Arlington, VA 22206
Phone:  703-845-3647(DOGS)
Fax: 703-845-3644(DOGG)