Laurels
Best Dog Daycares
in Berkeley
2017

Why These Dog Daycares?

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

Doggie Day Inn

Doggie Day Inn, based in Richmond, California, is a dog daycare business that creates a safe, secure, loving environment for every dog. The staff offers private in-home training to address the dog’s specific issues and behavioral needs, and each consultation comes with email follow-ups detailing tips and suggestions. They offer daycare to fit the owner’s work schedule, and when they board dogs, guests nap inside on dog beds, play together in a large, secure backyard under strict supervision, and sleep with the owners in their bedroom at night, to mimic the home experience. The owners studied at Bergin University for Canine Studies, the only accredited school for service dog trainers, and emphasize positive reinforcement techniques.

Richmond, CA(510) 309-8974

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Doggy-Style

Doggy-Style is a pet services company based in Oakland, California. They offer customers a broad range of pet care services including regular walking schedules, daycare, personal training, boarding with training, as well as overnight stays. Doggy-Style can also personally pick-up and deliver customer's dogs before and after their stay; they also offer grooming, flea treatments, and veterinary visits. Dogs staying at Doggy-Style receive comprehensive care including off-leash walking environments and specialized walking groups based on dog temperaments to ensure their safety and happiness. Doggy-Style prides themselves on offering customers a happy and healthy stay for their dog, with safety as their top priority.

Oakland, CA(510) 601-7753

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East Bay Paws

East Bay Paws is a pet daycare and boarding facility in Oakland, California that strives to create caring, stimulating, and clean environment for pets and their owners. They have a gated yard and cage-free boarding, the staff can handle pets of any age, medications, any special instructions, and they can provide free daily photo updates by e-mail. They offer light grooming options such as hair cutting, nail trimming, bathing, and brushing. Also available are cat boarding, walking service and one-way or round-trip transportation. Customers can view the pets they have served in the online image gallery, and service extends to Oakland, Berkeley and other areas throughout the East Bay.

Oakland, CA(510) 306-1909

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My Perfect Doggies Home

My Perfect Doggies Home is a San Francisco, California based pet care center serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. They offer a broad range of pet care services including dog daycare, pet boarding, pet sitting, and more. My Perfect Doggies Home attends to each dog's individual needs and provides personalized care accordingly. My Perfect Doggies Home has over three decades of dog care experience and prides themselves on providing high-quality services and customer care; they are locally owned and operated. Previous clients of My Perfect Doggies Home praise their accommodating and thoughtful services which kept their pets happy during their stay.

San Francisco, CA(415) 408-5860

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Oakland Pet Care

Oakland Pet Care, based in Oakland, California, is a dog daycare business that emphasizes giving dogs individualized attention to build deep relationships with every pet they serve. Their mission is to return pets happier and healthier than when their owners left them. The staff offers hour-long group walks with a maximum of six dogs for exercise and socialization, individual walks with a trainer at a local dog park or lake, and neighborhood walks with feeding. Also available are all day pet sittings with hikes, supervised group playtime, couch lounging, and an overnight stay. Photographs of pets they have cared for can be found on the company website, and customers have praised them as gentle and caring.

Oakland, CA(510) 575-3280

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PlayBow Dog Daycare

PlayBow, located in San Francisco, California, is a dog daycare business passionate about maintaining safety and having fun with every pet. The canine specialists go through extensive training and supervising with senior specialists who are experienced dog trainers educated in numerous seminars and courses. Daycare is customized for every dog, to provide the proper balance of play time and neighborhood walks, and the right diet and playmates. For overnight stays, surroundings are designed to resemble the pet’s home. All daycare guests receive services such as bathing, brushing, and de-shedding. Their mission is to help give dogs the best quality of life, and the photo section of the website is updated daily with pictures of those they serve.

San Francisco, CA(415) 325-4405

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Tails A Go-Go

Tails A Go-Go is a one-stop, full-service pet groomer and daycare based in Albany, California. Grooming services include a basic package of hydro-surge bathing, ear cleaning, and nail trimming, as well as a deluxe package with additional cleanings and custom haircuts. Tails A Go-Go works with all dog breeds and dogs of all size. Additionally, Tails A Go-Go offers dog daycare options which include private kennels, entertainment, and bathroom breaks. Tails A Go-Go offers a new, state-of-the-art facility as well as a calm, pleasant experience for pets. Tails A Go-Go aims to provide professional care in a caring environment.

Albany, CA(510) 558-1188

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The Art of Dog

The Art of Dog is a dog service specialist serving dog owners in San Francisco, California and the surrounding communities. Services offered include dog walks, dog daycare, and more. The Art of Dog ensures a professional, certified dog walker supervises all dog walking services. The Art of Dog specializes in providing walking and supervision services for dogs under 25lbs. They use advanced, humane techniques for correcting dog behavior through positive reinforcement using natural rewards such as treats and affection. The Art of Dog is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, as well as Certified Dog Walkers with dogtec, and Certified First Aid & CPR with PetTech.

San Francisco, CA(415) 715-8573

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The Bow Wow Inn

The Bow Wow Inn, founded in 2010, is El Sobrante, California's daycare and overnight pet boarding facility. Their services include daycare and overnight stays for most dog breeds in a cage-free home environment with four separate play areas. The Bow Wow Inn also offers pet taxi services before and after their stay for customers in El Sobrante, Pinole, Hercules, and Richmond. Additionally, the Bow Wow Inn is available to make home visits for dogs, cats, and other pets. Previous clients of the Bow Wow Inn praise the attentive care their pets received including being sorted into social groups with similar animals.

El Sobrante, CA(925) 528-9889

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The Whole Pet

The Whole Pet, in San Francisco, California, is an award-winning pet daycare business dedicated to addressing the whole animal and his or her environment, to help establish healthy, happy relationships between them and their owners. They take an integrated approach, considering behavior, care, nutrition, and wellness. Options include customized, flexible dog and people training, pet sitting and boarding, and exercise and socialization programs. Also available are in-home consultations on cat behavior, pet wellness and nutrition, and transition help for new pets, births, moves & other life changes. A gallery is available online featuring, and customers have commended them as meticulous and skilled.

San Francisco, CA(415) 517-6063

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