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Best Dog Daycares in Long Beach

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Long Beach Dog Daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Rover

Long Beach, CA
  • Drop Off and Pick Up Anytime
  • Dog Day Care

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Price: $10 off first booking!

Long Beach, CA

Why choose this provider?

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Long Beach, CA 90813

Why choose this provider?

Joyful Paws is Long Beach, California's premier pet hotel and daycare facility. Their services include dog boarding in their facility which includes indoor and outdoor playtime and supervision by a caring and experienced staff. Additionally, they offer dog grooming and bathing services which include regular bathing options and a variety of add-on services such as citrus flea defense, and others. Customers can also board their cats in Joyful Paws' cat boarding facility and kitty condos. Joyful Paws ensures pet owner's peace of mind that their pet is cared for in their 12,000 square foot facility with the latest in amenities and activities to keep pets occupied.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (189)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Long Beach, CA 90804

Why choose this provider?

Loving Pet Hotel & Sitter, founded in 2014, is a pet care and boarding facility based in Long Beach, California. Services offered by Loving Pet Hotel & Sitter include pet boarding, grooming and bathing, and complimentary science diet meals. Additionally, they offer a vaccine clinic to accommodate their customer's pet's healthcare needs; Loving Pet Hotel & Sitter strives to offer a clean and safe experience for customer's pets. Customers can visit the Loving Pet Hotel & Sitter website to receive a $10 discount coupon when they refer a friend. The staff at Loving Pet Hotel & Sitter have over two decades worth of veterinary, grooming, and pet boarding experience.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (100)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Torrance, CA 90501

Why choose this provider?

Sitting Pretty Dog Resort is a stress and cage-free dog daycare serving customers throughout the communities of South Bay, Torrance, and Palos Verdes, California. Services include cage-free, overnight dog daycare; their facilities include numerous options to keep pets occupied and happy during their stay including industry-leading artificial grass, agility equipment, splash pools, and more. Sitting Pretty Dog Resort makes sure to provide cage-free boarding to give customer's pets the comforts of home they require. Additionally, Sitting Pretty Dog care offers care for dogs with blindness, deafness, dogs recovering from surgery, and more. The Daily Breeze awarded Sitting Pretty Dog Resort their South Bay's Favorite award in 2016.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (29)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Harbor City, CA 90710

Why choose this provider?

Canine Retreat is a dog boarding facility based in Harbor City, California and serves customers throughout the greater South Bay. Their services include dog daycare, dog boarding and overnight care, as well as dog grooming services. Canine Retreat's 12,000 square foot facility includes numerous features and activities to keep dogs happy and satisfied during their stay. They also offer live webcam services for customer's to watch their pets from home. Canine Retreat's customers voted them South Bay's Favorite dog boarding facility. They pride themselves on their professional, dog-loving staff members who attend training for two to three months before starting.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (91)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Friendliness
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Introduction

    It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

    Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.
  • What is a dog daycare?

    Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

  • What happens at doggy daycare?

    Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

  • Should I take my dog to daycare?

    Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

    • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
    • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
    • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
    • Does your dog walker report issues?
    These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

  • How much is doggy daycare per day?

    Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

  • How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

    The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

  • How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

    They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.