Welcome Aboard!

Welcome Aboard!

Anchors Kennel is a full service boarding and grooming facility serving MD, VA, and Washington, D.C. area. Being located on 21.6 rolling acres in Accokeek, MD., gives the kennel its beautiful country atmosphere. Only 15 minutes from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and 12 miles south from Exit 3A on the Capital Beltway and Routes 495, 95 and 295 enables easy access from the Metropolitan DC area.

Anchors Kennel was owned and operated by the Randall family from 1987-2019 and is now being operated by their granddaughter and her husband. Our team is constantly improving the facility, services, and technology.  Anchors mission is to provide your pets a safe, clean, healthy and happy environment during their vacation with us. Our staff of attentive professionals assures that your pet will receive the quality care that you would expect. The Anderson’s and Randall’s live on the premises so there is always someone on site for emergencies.

As active members of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association, Anchors abides by all standards set forth by the Association. Through this strict adherence to these rules and regulations by our staff, coupled with the cleanliness of our kennel, we have earned consistent ratings as one of the top facilities in the Washingtonian Magazine for boarding facilities and also featured in Washington Consumers’ Checkbook as one of the Top Three Boarding Facilities for Quality and Price. We are a 2020 and 2021 neighborhood favorite on Nextdoor.



Admitting or discharging your pet outside of our office hours can be arranged normally (by appointment) for an after-hour charge of $70 for the first pet and $30 for each additional pet. 7AM- 7PM are the earliest and latest after-hours check-in and check-out times.

Call 301-283-DOGS (3647) for all after-hours check-ins/check-outs.

CALL TODAY: 301.283.2626