Laurels
Best Dog Daycares
in Los Angeles
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 Los Angeles, 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.

5 Star Doggy Inn

Founded in 2004 and located in Inglewood, 5 Star Doggy Inn focuses on giving each customer and dog individual attention in a safe, friendly, and “homey” environment. They feature over 8,000-square-feet of climate controlled space with both a greenhouse and outside areas with artificial grass, playgrounds, and pools. Their private rooms and kitchens are fully equipped to handle the needs of even the pickiest dogs. The company provides services that include boarding, daycare, air conditioning, private rooms, special needs services, grooming, and more.

Inglewood, CA(310) 670-5200

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Animal Kingdom of Santa Monica

Located three blocks from the beach, Animal Kingdom of Santa Monica focuses on delivering the best personalized services and quality pet supplies and treating each pet like family. Founded in 2010, they feature a one-pet-at-a-time grooming experience as well as supplies for grooming products, treats, food, and other supplies for small animals, fish, reptiles, and birds. The company offers services that include daycare, grooming, and healthy choices.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 392-4074

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Blue Dog Ranch

Founded by David Roe in 1998, Blue Dog Ranch features unique facilities and was created to be a place to help dogs with behavioral issues. Located in Burbank, the company provides services that include multiple play yards, daycare, boarding, and more. They are also partners with local rescue organization Pacific Coast Dog Rescue.

Burbank, CA(818) 729-0550

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Bow Wow Bungalow

Located close to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank since 2004, Bow Wow Bungalow describes themselves as one part “’doggie-Disneyland,’ one part hotel, and one part spa.” The company was originally started over 12 years ago in North Hollywood by owner Marci Campbell, who now sits on the Board of Directors as President of the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund, a local animal rescue organization. They provide services that include swimming pool, private dog park, boarding, daycare, bathing, and plenty of playtimes.

Burbank, CA(818) 565-3555

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CageFree K9 Camp

CageFree K9 Camp features 14,000-square-feet of outdoor and indoor dog parks and a separate and secure area for smaller dogs to enjoy playtime with friends their own size. The company offers services that include dog boarding, open space boarding, private suite accommodations, daycare, puppy socialization, training, aggression and behavioral issue training, and customized training. They also own a non-profit rescue foundation that takes dogs from local high-kill shelters in Los Angeles to be placed into forever homes.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 202-6900

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Canine Retreat

A cage-free pet boarding and doggie daycare facility, Canine Retreat focuses exclusively on the safety and comfort of each dog while they interact and learn social skills with other dogs. Holding over 12,000-square-feet, they feature state-of-the-art rubber flooring, dog beds, dog houses, ramps, tunnels, large spaces to socialize, and isolated runs for more anxious dogs. They also feature a commitment to maintaining their first-class facility, customer service, caring staff, and attention to detail. Based in Harbor City and founded in 2012, the company provides services that include a wellness center, dog training, grooming, dog daycare, cat boarding, and dog boarding.

Harbor City, CA(310) 530-0800

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Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort

A full-service facility with over 35 years of experience, Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort focuses on offering a clean, safe facility with well-trained staff and spacious outdoor play yards to treat each pet as if they were their own. Serving the Los Angeles and Orange Counties, they hold experience in working with all breeds, fears, and aggression. The company provides services that include training, grooming, daycare, and more.

Stanton, CA(714) 821-6622

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Doggie Central

Owned and operated by pet owners since 1997, Doggie Central is an 8,500-square-foot indoor/outdoor daycare and boarding facility with a staff that commits themselves to treating each pet as if they were their own. Husband and wife team Rigo and Holly Medrano took over operation of the center in 2015 after the death of the original founder, Faith Mantooth. The company provides services that include a spa, grooming, pool, daycare, a doggie webcam, swim and dock diving classes, and boarding.

Playa Vista, CA(310) 390-3645

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Dogwood Doggie Day Care, LLC

Owned and operated by Kate Judge and Mick Moran since 2001, Dogwood Doggie Day Care, LLC focuses on providing a safe and cage-free environment that promotes calm and quiet for each visiting dog. They also work to commit themselves toward recognizing the specific needs and personalities of each customer and dog. Located in Los Angeles, the facility features 12,000-square-feet of both indoor and outdoor areas unique to the city for dogs to play with new friends or snuggle up to relax. The company offers services that include daycare, training, grooming, overnight boarding, and special occasion parties.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 559-3647

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Glendale Pet Resort

A cage-free daycare and boarding facility founded in 2006, Glendale Pet Resort features 24-hour supervision by experienced professionals. They have both outdoor and indoor play areas and bedroom for sleep or relaxation. Based in Glendale and serving the surrounding areas, they focus on giving each pet and their owner a healthy, fun, and safe environment for an enjoyable experience. The company offers services that include daycare, training, agility and fitness, and shuttle services.

Glendale, CA(818) 451-9044

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Howie’s Doggie Daycare

An alternative to leaving your dog at home, Howie’s Doggie Daycare provides an opportunity for dogs to socialize with other dogs and receive love and care from staff members. Based in El Segundo, they focus on bringing each customer the peace of mind knowing their pets are safe while also receiving socialization in a “pack” atmosphere that will promote happiness and a more confident life. The company provides cage-free services that include doggie daycare, walks, lap and nap time, baths, vet taxi service, overnight boarding, and more.

El Segundo, CA(310) 322-4150

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Joyful Paws Pet Hotel & Daycare

Specializing in peace of mind pet care for both cats and dogs, Joyful Paws Pet Hotel & Daycare is based in Long Beach. They focus on offering each pet a loving, fun, and happy environment while staff monitor and record daily activities. Founded in 2012, the 12,000-square-foot facility is staffed with members are trained in CPR and Pet First Aid by the American Red Cross. The company provides services that include private suites, playtime, daycare, “Wag Vision” webcams, kitty condos, open space boarding, grooming, treats upon request, and more.

Long Beach, CA(562) 435-7297

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PetSet SPA South Bay

An indoor facility that focuses on taking care of each pet as if it were their own, PetSet SPA South Bay is located in Harbor City and serves the surrounding areas. Originally founded as an in-home pet sitting service in 2001, they still make it their mission to focus on bringing the best care to each customer and loving each pet as if it were their own. The company offers services that include webcams, air conditioning, clean environment, spaces to relax, grooming, dog training, daycare, and more.

Harbor City, CA(424) 342-9182

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The Dog Yard

A 5,000-square-foot indoor facility, The Dog Yard is a Los Angeles-based company. They feature compressed, non-slip, and cushioned rubber gym floors and separate dogs by personality, temperament, and size under supervision to avoid problems. They focus on providing a place for dogs and their owners to enjoy playtime and training time. The company offers services that include training, daycare, group and private classes, parties, and more.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 908-5447

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The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller

Owned and operated by Oprah’s personal dog coach, The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller is located in Los Angeles and is a completely supervised indoor dog park. They focus on treating each dog as the individual they are and pampering them, so they feel loved and special without ever locking them in a suite or a cage but letting them play and cuddle with other dogs and the staff. The company provides services that include coach vacation and training camps, training, grooming, doggie daycare, and boarding. Tamar is a New York Times bestselling author and has also worked with celebrities such as Larry King and Ben Affleck.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 914-3033

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The Mindful Dog

Owned and operated by Ross and Kelly Levy, The Mindful Dog is based in Van Nuys and focuses on catering to each dog’s unique needs. They feature an outdoor canine daycare area with over 4,600-square-feet of enclosed space that holds a plush artificial lawn made by the company that supplies NFL stadiums, which means a dirt- and mud-free area for dogs to socialize and play. Originally founded in 1999 as Kelly’s Pet Care, the company offers services that include pick-ups, drop-offs, and daycare.

Van Nuys, CA(800) 618-5584

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The Wagmore

A five-star luxury pet hotel and spa, The Wagmore focuses on each dog’s safety and comfort while offering fun and animalistic specialties for each furred family member. Based in Studio City and founded in 2015, they also feature retail items and rescue services. Owned by Melissa, who is a mother to five fur babies and two human babies, the company was created based on her love of rescuing animals. They offer services that include daycare, long-term boarding, grooming, quiet dryers, spa services, pools, couches, custom requests, and more.

Studio City, CA(818) 691-3466

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To Wag For

Based in Santa Monica and founded in 2014, To Wag For focuses on treating each dog like family with compassion, affection, and attention. They design daily programs that include fun and structure to exercise, interact with, and receive personal attention from staff members and other dogs. The company provides services that include an open treat bar, grooming, daycare, training, a retail boutique, weekly hikes, and a treat bar.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 656-9663

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