District Dogs, a DC company born out of a dog walking service seven years ago, is among several local businesses selected by Amazon to be part of its second headquarters location in the Metropolitan Park complex in Pentagon City, Virginia. is the first company in
District Dogs, a Washington, D.C. company born out of a dog walking service seven years ago, has opened its sixth dog daycare and boarding facility in the Washington, D.C. area. It is the first of several local businesses that Amazon has selected to be part of it. HQ2, in the Metropolitan Park complex in Pentagon City, Virginia.
This is District Dogs’ sixth store, with a seventh soon to open in Carlyle Crossing, Alexandria.
Founder Jacob Hensley opened the first District Dogs in Washington, D.C.’s Parkview neighborhood in 2014, with grounds available for rent for daycare, boarding, training, dog spa services, and even dog parties. We have expanded our services to the space inside.
Earlier this year, Hensley announced plans to franchise District Dogs nationwide. The company did not specify the location of its first franchise, but said it has already attracted significant interest from potential franchisees across the country.
Amazon said it would focus on locally owned small businesses when it announced plans for a 67,000-square-foot retail store that is part of the 2.2 million-square-foot Metropolitan Park development. More than a dozen local businesses that provide food and services were selected.
MetPark is set to open for Amazon employees next month. In March, Amazon said: Delay the continuation of Penn Place constructionthe second phase of the new construction of HQ2.
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