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Best Dog Walkers
in Irvine
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers in Irvine, CA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 59 40 13

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.

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Balanced Alpha Dog

Balanced Alpha Dog offers a variety of pet services aimed at helping clients train their dogs and care for them while they're away. BAD holds several values at the core of its business. These values include patience, communication, integrity, structure, and discipline. Clients will find that Balanced Alpha Dog abides by these principles not only in dealing with their dogs but in the company's customer service as well. BAD's training options include behavior consultations, a 10-day program, and a five-day program. Dog walks may come as 30-minute or hour-long walks and may also incorporate training.

Lake Forest, CA 92630

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Big Kahuna Pet Care

Big Kahuna Pet Care offers dog walking and pet sitting services to clients in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Irvine, CA. The company promises care that is loving and professional, so clients can rest assured their pets receive the finest treatment when cared for by Big Kahuna's team. The company's full menu of pet services includes daily dog walks, dog hikes, overnight dog sitting, and other pet sitting. Daily dog walks include play, treats, and lots of affection. Big Kahuna Pet Care is happy to work to customize packages for clients who don't find services that fit their specific needs.

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Bizee Bee Dog Walking Service

Bizee Bee Dog Walking Service serves pets and their owners in the Rancho Santa Margarita, Ladera Ranch, Coto De Caza, Mission Viejo, and Foothill Ranch areas. Bizee Bee promises customers that when they see their dogs after a Bizee Bee walk, the dogs will be relaxed and ready to enjoy their owners. This is because the company prioritizes giving pets the full amount of love, attention, and exercise they need to flourish. No dog is too large or too small to walk with Bizee Bee. In addition to walking, the company offer pet taxi service. Bizee Bee Dog Walking Service is insured with Pet Sitters Associates

Santa Margarita, CA 92688

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Bow Wow's & Whisker's Pet Care Co

Bow Wow's & Whisker's Pet Care Co, true to its name, is a company that is equally comfortable providing pet services to cats as well as dogs. Bow Wow's & Whisker's Pet Care's team is certified in pet first aid and CPR, and the company is licensed, bonded, and insured for the services it provides. Those services include daily care visits and pet taxi service. BWWPCC's service area includes Irvine, Shady Canyon, Belcourt Terrace, The Bluffs, East Bluff, Fashion Island, Big Canyon, Harbor View Hills, Spy Glass Hill, Corona Del Mar, Back Bay, Tustin Ranch, Lake Forest, and Mission Viejo.

Irvine, CA 92602

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Dog Gone Walking Home & Pet Care

Dog Gone Walking Home & Pet Care is a home pet care company offering services to the residents and pets of Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, and Crystal Cove. The company has almost 15 years of experience providing pets a loving, safe, and healthy environment in which to relax and thrive. Dog Gone Walking is especially proud of its reliability, which makes for incredibly high-quality services when coupled with the experience and skills of DGW's team. Services at Dog Gone Walking ranging from short in-and-out potty breaks to daily visits that may be 30-45 minutes for any type of dog.

Irvine, CA 92604

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Golden Days Pet Services

Golden Days Pet Services is a private residence with a variety of pet services. Services include pet sitting, private dog walking, doggy day camp, pet transportation, and dog adventures, all of which come with an unlimited amount of love and affection. Sleepovers at Golden Days use an in-home, open concept, kennel-free boarding experience to encourage socialization between animals. The company also accommodates elderly dogs and those with special needs through in-home visits. Golden Days Pet Services' neighbors recognize the company's excellence, as it is a Thumbtack Professional business and has achieved "Recommended by Locals" status with Alignable.

Tustin, CA 92782

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Hot Diggity Dog Walking

Hot Diggity Dog Walking is proud to offer high-quality pet care services to its neighbors in Laguna Niguel, CA, and beyond, including South Laguna and Dana Point. Owner Lisa Elias founded the company in 2013 with a single goal, to treat clients' pets as if they were Lisa's own. Lisa focuses on providing not just exercise for Hot Diggity's dogs but also all of the affection they need. Across more than two dozen reviews on Yelp, Hot Diggity Dog Walking has achieved a perfect five-star average rating. Hot Diggity Dog Walking is a fully insured business and also offers cat care services.

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

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Party Animals Dog Party Planner and Play Dates, LLC

Party Animals Dog Party Planner and Play Dates, LLC is a full-service pet care provider, offering not only the standard dog walks and pet sitting services but also planning parties for clients' pets and their pals complete with festive décor, delicious doggie treats, and interactive games. Party Animals Dog Party Planner and Play Dates strives to provide each animal in its care a professional, caring, fun, and safe environment. Other services available through Party Animals Dog Party Planner and Play Dates include sitting for both dogs and cats as well as play dates, they also offer private and corporate dog parties. The company is a bonded and insured business.

Lake Forest, CA 92630

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Penny Pampers Pets

Penny Pampers Pets is a pet sitting and dog walking business where every animal is treated as if it were the owner's own. This includes not only cats and dogs but also birds, reptiles, fish, guinea pigs, hamsters, and horses. PPP's top priority is keeping its clients' pets safe. The company's full menu of services includes dog walking, cat care, and complimentary house services. PPP is available to administer oral medications to pets. Penny Pampers Pets offers free training with any overnight booking, so clients may find their animals even better behaved than they were at drop-off.

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Pooch's Best Friend

Pooch's Best Friend is a dog walking business based in Orange County, CA, and the company is proud to serve its neighbors in the surrounding communities. Complimentary consultations with Pooch's Best Friend start services off on the right foot. These sessions last 30 minutes, and from there, walks can range in length from 30-minute daily walks to 10-minute potty breaks and even longer field trips as part of a group. Other services available include bathing, bedtime tuck-in, and concierge services. Pooch's Best Friend is a licensed, insured, and bonded company that holds certification in pet first aid and CPR.

Irvine, CA 92623

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PupSmiles

PupSmiles proudly provides high-quality pet services to the residents and pets of Rancho Santa Margarita and the surrounding communities. PupSmiles' dog training takes a positive approach, encouraging good behavior while leaving problem behaviors behind. The company also offer dog walking, field trips, and pet sitting services from a staff of kind and reliable employees who love animals. PupSmiles' walks are exciting and new every day, and if a full walk isn't necessary, PupSmiles offers to take dogs out for potty breaks during the day. Services at PupSmiles start with a 30-minute consultation or meet and greet, either of which is free.

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92679

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Team Dog

Team Dog is a German-owned company that is proud to offer a rigorous program of training in addition to dog walking services. Team Dog's owner has more than 15 years of experience training dogs overseas plus knowledge from classes and generations of trainers in the owner's family. When it comes to training, the company's philosophy is that any dogs can benefit from rehabilitation. To fully socialize and correct a dog's behaviors, owners must master the skills of instant communication between dog and human. Team Dog is a fully insured business and a member of Pet Sitters Associates.

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607

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Walk the Dog

Walk the Dog is a dog walking and pet sitting service company providing services to clients throughout Orange County, CA. The company's professional pet service menu includes walks, exercise, play time, overnight and weekend sleepovers, pet transportation to vets and groomers, yard and litter box maintenance, and care for pets with special needs. Walk the Dog makes sure pets receive all the food, water, and warmth they need. Walk the Dog is covered in case of emergencies as well, as the company holds certification in pet first aid and CPR for both dogs and cats. Walk the Dog is a bonded and insured company and a member of Pet Sitters Associates.

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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