Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Alameda
2017

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog walkers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers in Alameda, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Doggy Lama Pet Care

Doggy Lama Pet Care, Inc. offers dog walking and cat or dog pet sitting service for clients in Oakland, CA, and the surrounding East Bay area for more than a decade. This award-winning service is licensed, insured, bonded, and has the permits needed to walk dogs in the East Bay Regional Park District. Team members have experience working with animals in settings like the San Francisco SPCA, doggie daycare, and specialized veterinary clinics. They are highly rated on Yelp! with over 100 reviews where clients speak highly of their understanding staff, honesty, gentle approach to animal care, and open communication.

Oakland, CA(510) 434-1974

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Pawsitopia

Pawsitopia is a dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training services for clients in Alameda, CA, and the surrounding East Bay area. They are committed to bringing happiness to a dog’s life through daily hikes, strolls, and plenty of playtime. Professional dog walkers specialize in energetic, off-leash group hikes and outings in East Bay Hills and parks. Pawsitopia is certified, insured, and licensed. They are also Pet First Aid and Pet CPR certified. Petting services include potty breaks, feeding, walking, giving necessary medication, and playtime. They are highly reviewed on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their patient and experienced dog walkers.

Alameda, CA(415) 939-8096

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Quadruped Pet Care Services

Quadruped Pet Care Services specializes in dog walking and pet sitting for clients in the Oakland, CA metro area. All staff members are fully trained and certified in emergency care procedures and carry comprehensive insurance and bonding, and are licensed with the East Bay Recreation and Parks District. Each new client starts with a detailed, in-home interview where staff members can learn about a pet’s history, health, and behavior. Services available include group and individual walks, and a pet taxi for vet and grooming appointments. Clients speak highly of their professionalism, courteous staff, flexible scheduling, and passion for pet care.

Oakland, CA(510) 268-9663

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The Pawsitively Pampered Pet

The Pawsitively Pampered Pet is a full service pet and home care company specializing in dog walking and pet sitting services for clients in the Oakland, CA metro area for over a decade. Experienced dog walkers have walked over 175,000 dogs and have completed over 131,400 cat visits since their opening. Owner Heidi Kistler strives to help pets feel less stressed and maintain their routine throughout a client's busy schedule. A variety of services are available including pet pampering, socialization, plant and garden watering, mail/newspaper/package retrieval, crime deterrent activities, and pet taxi services. They are highly rated on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their friendly staff, reliable services, and professionalism.

Oakland, CA(510) 336-9861

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Tracy’s TLC

Tracy’s TLC is a professional pet care company specializing in dog walking and pet sitting services for clients in the Oakland, CA metro area. All services begin with a free consultation, where professional walkers and sitters will meet with a client’s pet in their familiar home surroundings. Founder and owner Tracy Timmer left her career in marketing in search of something more rewarding. In 2002, she opened her own business and followed her passion for providing high-quality pet care. Also in support of East Bay animal shelter and rescue groups, they offer free first visit or walk for newly adopted pets, and free or discounted visits and walks for animals in foster care.

Oakland, CA(510) 504-2180

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Watts Walks & Wags

Watts Walks & Wags is a canine wellness company specializing in dog walking, drop-in visits, house sitting for pet owners in Alameda, CA, and the surrounding East Bay area. Owner Casey has extensive experience taking care of dogs, cats, and rodents, as well as reptiles, fish, and birds. She is committed to always being prepared on her walks by bringing a collapsible water bowl and water bottle. She is certified in dog and cat first aid and carries a citronella based animal deterrent spray as well as the Red Cross’ dog/cat first aid app and the ASPCA’s poison control app on her phone.

Alameda, CA(510) 467-0810

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Wolfgang Pet Care

Wolfgang Pet Care offers dog walking and pet sitting services for clients in the Oakland, CA metro area. Experienced dog walkers offer on-leash neighborhood walks and off-leash hiking adventures through the many beautiful trails in East Bay. Group hikes are energetic and adventurous in a setting of six dogs or less. Also, on-leash solo walks are also available. Their in-home overnight pet sitting includes two neighborhood walks, potty breaks, feeding/medication, and playtime. Wolfgang Pet Care is highly rated on Facebook where clients speak of their calm, loving, and gentle approach to pet care, and competitive prices.

Oakland, CA(812) 431-9745

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