Spending time at the dog park or letting the dog run into the mud can be messy for your bathroom. Give your bathtub a break and head to one of these self-service dog washes in NoVA.
At this self-service dog wash and grooming salon, a selection of top-of-the-line shampoos and conditioners are available for use, as are brushes, combs, towels, and pet-friendly dryers. Staff is on hand in case guests need anything, and there is a time limit of one hour (each additional minute after the first 60 is $2). 11725 Lee Hwy., Ste. A-17A, Fairfax, $19–$28 per dog wash (price varies by weight)
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Pawsh Dog Wash is conveniently located in Alexandria’s Cameron Station, not far from the Duke Street Dog Park and the Ben Brenman Park. There, you will find large bathtubs at the self-serve stations. The self-serve wash area has shampoo, conditioner, towels, ear wipes, brushes, dryers, and aprons. Grooming packages are also available. 4907 Brenman Park Dr., Alexandria, $16–$20 per dog wash (price varies by weight)
Guests receive aprons, ear cleaner, brushers, shampoo and conditioner, towels, and professional grade dryers to wash their dogs at this Arlington salon. Guests have the option of upgrading their shampoo to oatmeal, whitening, black coat, odor neutralizing, hot spot, medicated, de-shedding, or flea and tick versions. Team members are on hand to assist in figuring out what type of shampoo is best for your dog. 2603 S. Oxford St., Arlington, $16 per dog, $8 additional for upgrades
This salon, with two locations in Fredericksburg, offers a self-service option that includes shampoo and conditioner, towels, and brushes. The business offers lots of à la carte pricing too, including nails, skunk treatment, and teeth brushing. 10217 Southpoint Pkwy., Fredericksburg; 29 Banks Ford Pkwy., Ste. 105, Fredericksburg, $22 per dog
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