Kennels and Daycare

Living, Traveling, Pampering, and Loss of Your Pet

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 Need Help Finding Housing that Accepts Large Dogs?

Travel - With Your Pet: Pet Friendly Hotels/airlines/etc.

  • Companion Air - Where pets and their families fly first class!

  • - dog-friendly places from lodging to outdoor restaurants, parks, beaches, attractions and more.

  • - "Want to travel with your pet?"

  • - "The Internet's largest Pet Travel Resource"

  • (Site for dog-friendly rentals, hotels, etc).

  • Best Friends Pet Care - Best place for your pet friend to dine out, With lots of mouth watering menu just for your pets...We care do you?

  • Pet Friendly Hotels - specialize in hotels that allow pets to stay. We are the one-stop-shop for all your pet travel needs, from a one night stay to a complete vacation package including car, airfare and hotel. All 100% pet friendly!

Shipping Your Pet

  • UShip - uShip is an online marketplace where you can list your dog or anything you need shipped or moved, and receive bids from thousands of feedback-rated carriers - many of whom are using extra cargo space and want to pass along the savings to you!

Pamper Your Pet (groomers, do-it-yourself baths, etc)

  • Pet Aromatics - Grooming products that are Cruelty free, Chemical free, Earth Derived, No SLS, DEA, TEA, Alcohol, Pesticides, phosphates, detergents or dyes!  And the two mascots are GSDs!

  • Canine Carousel - Herndon and Annandale locations in VA; famous for it's AKC standard grooming services

  • Bubble Buddies - Mobile pet groomers in Northern Virginia; call 4 weeks ahead!

  • The Groomery - Gaithersburg, MD - for both show-quality and family-pet grooming needs

  • Woodlawn Kennels & Grooming - 8340 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia 703-360-6161

  • Dulles Executive Pet Center - 44931 Lane Ct, Sterling, VA 703-709-1111

  • Pet Depot -  2151 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, MD 21093 410-561-0931

Lost/Stolen/Missing Pet Help

Microchip Organizations - Microchipping is one of the best ways to ensure the safe return of your pet should it ever get lost.  Please do your research however, as not all companies who put out microchips are reputable.  Below are a few of the more professional, well-known companies.

Pet Insurance and Financial Assistance - Pet care can get expensive.  Here are some resources that might make it more affordable:
  • Vetary recognizes that pet care can be a costly affair to most households and that is why it offers simplified financing/credit for pet care. It has a simple online application process that ensures an instant decision with a flexible repayment plan.

  • Nationwide Pet Insurance - This is the insurance that MAGSR uses.

Pet Services for Deployed Persons

  • Military Mascots - is a grassroots all volunteer effort dedicated to the assistance of US deployed Service Members who have befriended a Canine Mascot on Foreign Ground. Click here for more information.

  • NetPets - Fostering for deployed service members or other long-term reasons



Kennels and Cageless Kenneling


  • Amberlyn Kennels - 10508 Daysville Rd, Walkersville, MD 301-898-3106

  • Ana's Ark Doggie Depot - 7300-1 Westmore Rd, Rockville, MD 301-738-6781 - Watch your dog on our video cam while you are away!

  • Anchors Kennels - 17810 Indian Head Hwy, Accokeek, MD 301-283-2626

  • Clever Dog - 2621 Garfield Ave, Silver Spring, MD 301-587-5820

  • Country Comfort Kennel - 6400 Delta Road Delta, Pennsylvania 717-456-7766

  • Countryside Kennels - P.O. Box 36 Boyd's Turn Road, Owings, MD 301-855-8308

  • Gaithersburg Animal Hospital - 280 N Fredrick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 301-948-2828

  • Perfect Pet Resort - Rt. 258 840 West Bay Front Road, Lothian, MD 410-741-000

  • Queen Anne Kennel - 17705 Queen Anne Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 301-596-7387

  • Reisterstown Boarding Kennels - 14454 Old Hanover Rd, Reisterstown MD, 410-833-2090

  • Rivermist Kennels - 19515 New Hampshire Avenue, Brinklow, MD 20862 301-774-3100
  • Sunchaser Kennels - 13416 Liberty Road, Libertytown, MD (Frederick Co.) MD 301-898-3198

  • Timber Ridge Pet Resort - 17110 Ridge Rd, Upperco, MD 21155 410-239-6225






Washington DC

  • City Dogs - 1832 18th St NW, Washington, DC 202-234-9247 - Cageless!

  • Dog-ma - 821 Virginia Ave SE, Washington DC 202-543-7805 - Cageless!

  • Dogs by Day - 1724 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 202-986-6301 - Cageless!

Doggie Daycare

"A tired dog is a happy dog." - Daycare for your dog can help tire them out on the days you work long hours, making them and you much happier once you are home!


Find a Local Pet Sitter/walker in your area at: Pet Sitters International


Most of the doggie daycare places above also do dog walking and pet sitting so thy them. Or try these local businesses:



  • Totally Pets  By Dave Diaz - Odenton, Gambrills, Fort Meade, MD Area - 410-451-0513

  • Sit-a-Pet, Inc. - Serving Takoma Park, Silver Spring (inside the beltway), Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Potomac, and the southern portion of Rockville - 301-424-7100

  • Sparky's Dog Camp - Bonded and Insured dog day care home - indoor and outdoor - Odenton, MD

Washington, DC


Dog Events - Dog Parks, businesses, etc

Burial Alternatives

  • - can provide grief support, burial advice, options, and much more

  • West Arundel Crematory  - A pet is a family member and, as such, should be treated as any other member of the family. You love your pet and may treat the animal as a child or best friend. We believe in treating our pets the same way. When a pet dies it can hurt as much as losing a family member or a close friend.

  • - At Pet we sell custom pet memorial products. We have a large
    selection of German Shepherd Figurine urns among other items.  We are also an affiliate of MAGSR so 10% of pet urn sales originating from this website go directly to MAGSR at no additional cost to you.

  • Beloved Pet Cremation and Burial Service