Pet-Friendly Places in Capitol Riverfront

Give your furry throughout the neighborhood. Take your pup to Friday Night Concerts in Yards Park, Nationals home games, or for doggy day care at Wag Time, Dogma or District Dogs. Cats and other pets are welcome too, with treats and veterinarian care available at Unleashed and Banfield Pet Hospital in The Yards.

THINGS TO DO 

Walk in Yards Park & Canal Park – Take your pup to meet new friends in Yards Park and Canal Park. Let your dog run in the fenced-in dog park along the west side of Yards Park or take your dog for a stroll along the boardwalk. Don’t forget to scoop up after your furry friend!  Yards Park, 355 Water Street, SE. Canal Park, 200 M Street, SE

Bark & Go – As the newest dog park in the neighborhood, Bark & Go is the perfect spot to stop by with your pup. Located right across the street from Whole Foods, this 3,000 square foot space allows you to relax on a nearby park bench while your furry companion runs free. 100 H Street, SE
VIRGINIA AVENUE DOG PARK – Cruise through the park on Virginia Ave to give your pet a space to play. With an abundance of green space, the dog run is the perfect spot to get moving with your pup. 901 Virginia Avenue, SE 

PUPS IN THE PARK AT NATIONALS PARK – Your pup can cheer on the home team at Nationals Park for Pups in the Park. The Washington Nationals welcome fans and their furry friends to watch the action for about 6 games throughout the home season. Benefitting the Washington Humane Society, Pups in the Park is a great place to meet new furry friends.  Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE

TREAT YOURSELF

UNLEASHED – Get your pup looking fur-tastic with the self-service grooming station or make new friends and pick up treats for all your pets with events like Puppy Play Date (for puppies 2-6 months old) and Feline Fridays at Unleashed by Petco.  300 Tingey Street, SE

WAGTIME TOO – Treat your pup to doggie day care or boarding at WagTime Too. Great for dogs who love to make new friends and play, WagTime Too has trained staff on site during the day and overnight. Doggie day care is available for as short as an hour, as well as longer stays. WagTime Too also provides cat sitting services.  900 M Street, SE

DISTRICT DOGS – As their second location in the city, District Dogs does it all. This doggie daycare will treat your pup to a spa day, as well as give training lessons. If you need to spend a day or a night away from your pooch, District Dogs has you covered with both pet-sitting and boarding services. 1221 Van Street, SE, Suite 110

DOGMA DAYCARE – As the only park-styled daycare in the city, your pup can run free with the pack. Priding themselves on safety, DogMa Daycare is the “top dog” when it comes to keeping your furry friend in good hands. Each pup is special, and DogMa knows it. That’s why it’s good karma to take your dog to DogMa. 816 L Street, SE

MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME

OUR MANY residential buildings have plenty of pet amenities. From grooming stations to rooftop parks, to dog runs, your pup will cozy up quick. Head over to our residential buildings page to find out which buildings are pup-friendly.

BANFIELD PET HOSPITAL – A treat a day keeps the doctor away!  But sometimes your pet needs a little extra love. Make going to the vet a short trip by taking them to Banfield Pet Hospital in the Yards. A full-service pet hospital, you can count on your furry friend being in good hands.  1212 4th Street, SE

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