Laurels
Best Dog
Daycares in
Irvine
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 Irvine, 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.

Bed N Bones

Bed N Bones offers doggy daycare services for canines in San Juan Capistrano, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Experienced dog handlers strive to provide each canine with off-leash play, lots of exercises, time to socialize for all kinds of dogs, breeds, sizes, and temperaments in a safe, cage-free play environment. A variety of services are available including boarding, nature walks, grooming, and more. All pets must go through a two hour trial period to test their temperament. Also, pets must be spayed or neutered prior to stay after four months of age. Clients speak highly of their professionalism, friendly staff, and clean and comfortable environment.

San Juan Capistrano, CA(949) 500-8640

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Camp Opie Dog Daycare

Camp Opie Dog Daycare specializes in boarding and dog daycare services in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Their facilities include two different parks where dogs are separated by size and temperament. Also, staff members provide fresh water, dog beds, and warm blankets for lounging and naps at all times. Basic bath services include shampoo/conditioner, nail trim, ear cleaning, and blow drying. Also, dog training services are also available. They are highly-rated on Facebook where clients speak highly of their passion for dog care, clean and comfortable environment, honesty, and friendly and courteous staff.

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA(949) 614-9661

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Ciao Ciao PetCare

Ciao Ciao PetCare is a dog walking services for clients in Irvine, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Owner Livia Tommasini is a professional dog walker and certified dog trainer who has an in-depth understanding of canine behavior, health, and pack dynamics. She specializes in handling multiple dogs in group settings. Livia offers a variety of dog walking services including group adventure walks through an array of trails and parks with a small group of regular friends for two to four hours a day. Also, walks for dogs who are difficult on a leash are available where dog handlers will reinforce good behavior with only force-free handling and exercises.

Irvine, CA(949) 237-8789

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Dog Days Groom & Play

Dog Days Groom & Play offers cage-free services to all breeds of dogs in Yorba Linda, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Owner Nicole Ardis has been working with animals for more than two decades including three years of veterinary sciences. Facilities are 12,000 square feet and includes a new play area with new beds and rest area. Pet handlers specialize in a variety of services including pet grooming, doggy daycare, dog fitness, dog hair color, dog feather extensions, and more. Additional grooming services include a monthly treatment plan and other spa services. Clients speak highly of their professionalism, gentle approach, and prompt services.

Yorba Linda, CA(714) 420-1367

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Dog Ranch Bed & Biscuit

Dog Ranch Bed & Biscuit is fully licensed doggy daycare for pets in Laguna Beach, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area for over 15 years. Owner Stephanie is a Laguna Beach-native who created the first dog facility with synthetic turf and live camera services for clients to watch their pets while they play. Facilities feature two large outdoor play yards with umbrellas, trees, and additional covered play areas for rainy days. Also, a large and small water feature is available for dogs to swim and cool off. A doggie night care services is available where each pet has their own crate and bed. Grooming services include skunk remedies, shedless treatments, summer shaves, and much more.

Laguna Beach, CA(949) 494-0484

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Forever Puppy

Forever Puppy is a family-owned and operated pet day camp and boarding service for dogs in Mission Viejo, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area for over five years. Experienced dog handlers are committed to creating a small and intimate dog day care where guests don’t have to pay for extra playtime or for dispensing medication. They have a 20 dog maximum policy where their ratio is one camp specialist to 10 dogs. Dogs can play all day long and are free to be themselves around fellow socialized campers in their own private, secure indoor dog park with indoor relief areas. Forever Puppy is highly-rated on Facebook where clients speak highly of their welcoming and friendly staff, accommodating service, and passion for dog care.

Mission Viejo, CA(949) 916-4777

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Julie’s Pet Grooming and Boarding

Julie’s Pet Grooming and Boarding offers a variety of petcare services in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area for over two decades. Experienced pet handlers work with cats and dogs of all breeds and sizes. Their grooming services are nail trims, ear cleanings, gland expressions, face trims, and full body. Also, they offer dental services where dogs can get their teeth brushed to prevent periodontal diseases. Promotions are regularly updated on their website and available for review. They are highly reviewed on Facebook where clients speak highly of their friendly and accommodating staff, thorough cleaning and grooming services, and honesty.

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA(949) 858-6687

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Muttmates Doggie Daycamp

Muttmates Doggie Daycamp specializes in outdoor doggie daycare for canines in Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, and San Juan Capistrano, CA for over two decades. Campgrounds are in a rural ranch-style environment which offers plenty of room to run, bark, fetch, and splash in pools. Canine campers join every week on a regular play schedule with their doggie friends. Dog handlers strive to provide a playful and safe experience by allowing dogs to get to know each other through bonding and repeated visits. Also, their mutt taxi service offers comfortable and secure transportation to and from camp at no additional charge.

San Juan Capistrano, CA(949) 485-4647

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Nunu’s Dog Hotel

Nunu’s Dog Hotel specializes in boarding and daycare services for canines in Anaheim Hills, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. This family-owned and operated business offers cage-free boarding services with a large yard for playtime and walks, with trick training and grooming options available upon request. This 24/7 dog care service is committed to never leaving pets alone and can customize each visit to fit a pet’s needs. All dog handlers are certified and professional for a stress-free experience. Pet owners can book private or group reservations online through their website. Nunu’s Dog Hotel is highly-rated on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their extensive and comfortable facilities, friendly staff, and social atmosphere.

Anaheim Hills, CA(714) 403-5315

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OC Lucky Dogs

OC Lucky Dogs is a dog daycare, dog walking, and obedience training service for canines in Tustin, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Experienced staff members offer free pick-up and drop-off services. Also, all walks include exercise, training, and socializing. Dog handlers are committed to helping dogs form positive associations with fellow canines, humans, and another stimulus they once found unsettling. Their obedience training program includes improved home behavior, improved off-leash obedience, sitting and laying down on cue, walking nicely on a leash, and much more. Clients speak highly of their patient and trustworthy staff and ability to help pups get rid of bad habits.

Santa Ana, CA(714) 552-1844

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Paw Sweet Paw

Paw Sweet Paw offers dog boarding, daycare, and grooming services for pets in Irvine, CA and the surrounding Orange County area. Dog handlers strive to provide a cozy, home-like environment which is focused on the smallest details for ultimate comfort. Their home-style boarding services are cage-free where each pup spends a night in their individual suite with fresh water, comfortable bed, pillows, and blankets. Also, training services are offered where a variety of training packages for dogs of all ages are available. Clients can check up on their pup at any time with their live webcam application. They are highly reviewed on Facebook where clients speak highly of their friendly staff, clean facilities, and convenient drop off services.

Irvine, CA(949) 333-1465

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Pet Suites

Pet Suites is a five-star pet resort specializing in pet boarding, daycare, and grooming services for clients in Aliso Viejo, and the surrounding Orange County area for over four decades. Founding president Norm Costello was a graduate of the University of California Davis School of Veterinary medicine. His vision was to create a facility solely of suites for ultimate pet comfortability and privacy. Now, Pet Suites has a total of 94 suites which are grouped into pavilions of approximately 16 suites each. Each pavilion has access to its own secure exercise and play yard which pets are taken to by a pet attendant several times a day. Also, spa treatment service is available which includes bathing, spa treatments, grooming, and more.

Aliso Viejo, CA(949) 425-0700

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PoochSitters

PoochSitters is a family-owned and operated petcare service for clients in Orange, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area for over a decade. A variety of services are available including vacation drop-in visits where a dog handler can visit a pet’s home for 30 minutes and provide walks, playtime, food, cleanup, and more. Also, dog walking services are also available weekly to help socialize dogs with other canine friends. The average outing is 60 to 90 minutes per trip. Other services are pet taxi transportation, emergency cleanups, aquarium and koi ponds maintenance, and much more. Clients speak highly of their friendly, courteous, and professional staff.

Orange, CA(714) 633-4821

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The Dog’s Playhouse

The Dog’s Playhouse is a doggie daycare specializing in all day play and supervision for canines in Orange, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. Staff members take pride in their cage-free policy and strive to provide every dog with quality time and play. This small business is operated out of a residential area with an open backyard. A variety of camp packages and prices are available for review on their website. All dogs must have current shots, be spayed/neutered, and free from fleas and ticks. Clients speak highly of their clean environment, upbeat staff, and passion for dogcare.

Orange, CA(714) 922-0208

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The Zuri Pet Spa and Resort

The Zuri Pet Spa and Resort offers boarding, grooming, and daycare services for pets in San Juan Capistrano, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area. This locally-owned and operated business has a 24-hour staff to ensure a safe visit and two large play areas for dogs of any size and breed. Also, staff dog trainer Cassie offers a variety of training programs including lodge and learn, private lessons, and puppy kindergarten. She received her Bachelor's from Brown University in ecology, evolutionary biology, and animal behavior. Also, a convenient chauffeur service is available for pet pick up and drop off. A live video feed is also available for clients to check up on their furry friend.

San Juan Capistrano, CA(949) 429-7222

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Woof & Wags

Woof & Wags is a family-owned and operated business specializing in dog walking and dog sitting services for canines in Dana Point, CA, and the surrounding Orange County area for over five years. Experienced dog handlers can customize services to fit a pet's needs through walks, runs, beach time, or dog park excursions. Owner Jay loves to spend time outdoors especially with a four-legged friend and strives to provide high-quality services with a customized approach. Dog handlers are also members of Pet Sitters International. They are highly reviewed on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their thorough grooming service, friendly staff, and understanding care.

Dana Point, CA(949) 357-5082

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