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Membership Required

  • All dogs must have a current membership status. Any dog that has not attended daycare and/or boarding for more than 6 months will have their membership status placed on hold and is required to have another assessment. An appointment is required for membership renewal days. Do not arrive without an appointment. 



  • All dogs must have up‐to‐date age appropriate health vaccinations, specifically: Rabies, Distemper, Parvo. In addition, heartworm treatment and flea/tick treatment is highly encouraged to protect the health of your dog. All dogs must be in good health and have been free of any potentially harmful illnesses that may affect other guests.



  • All dogs must be spayed or neutered. 



  • All dogs must arrive wearing a collar and on leash. Please do not allow off-leash trained dogs to wander the property. 


Food and Toys/Special Items

  • All food items must be stored in bag with instructions for administering. Any dogs that require special food due to dietary needs must provide food upon arrival. The Backyard Pack dog daycare will not provide special dietary food.

  • Toys and/or special play items will not be permitted.



  • All dogs are required to have up‐to‐date New Member Forms. Any dog that has not attended The Backyard Pack dog daycare for more than 4 months requires a new entrance assessment.  All forms must be signed by responsible party prior to enrollment. Proof of required vaccinations must be provided at first visit. Expired vaccinations will require proof of renewal.



  • Fees are due at the end of each day unless a pre‐paid package has been purchased. Payments can be made in cash, check, credit card, or PayPal. Pre-Paid Passes are only available if paid in advance and cannot be applied at the end of a visit. Daycare: $36 / Boarding $72. Dogs that are in boarding without food will incur a $5 fee per meal if food is provided by The Backyard Pack. 



  • No reservations are needed for daycare. Reservations are required for boarding. Boarding reservations must be canceled 24 Hours prior to scheduled arrival. Late cancellations or no-show reservations will be charged a fee of $25 per dog.


Hours of Operation

  • Doors are open Monday through Friday: Morning  6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and Evening 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Boarding reservations for drop off and pick up are available for Saturday and Sunday, but you must have a reservation with a scheduled drop off and/or pick up during the hours of 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM for Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. No late pick ups available. If dogs are still here after hours, they will be moved to boarding and fed and attend daycare until a new pick up time is scheduled. Do not arrive without a reservation confirmation. If you need to change your pick up hours, please text us at 703-585-1254

Rules and Regulations


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