Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Los Angeles
2017

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers 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.

Auntie Em's Pet Sitting

Auntie Em's Pet Sitting is a dog walking business based in Redondo Beach. The founder of the company volunteers for local rescues and participates in The Mckee Project, a spay and neuter program. Auntie Em's Pet Sitting is a licensed, bonded, and insured member of Pet Sitters International and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau. The Los Angeles Hot List voted the company a Los Angeles Hotlist 2013 Winner for Best Pet Sitting.

Redondo Beach, CA(310) 971-0311

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Canine Companion LA

Canine Companion LA walks dogs in 30-minute or 60-minute increments and updates owners with text messages. Dog walkers can check in on dogs when needed, pick up poop, socialize dogs, and provide structured walks that keep up dogs' training. Employees also take dogs on hikes and pet sit.

Sherman Oaks, CA(818) 667-3647

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Christy Oldham's Healthy Dogs

Christy Oldham's Healthy Dogs has been walking dogs and rollerblading with dogs for more than 10 years. The Beverly Hills business also takes dogs on adventure hikes and dog park visits. The company is a member of Pet Sitters International and is insured through Pet Sitters Associates. The U.S. Commerce Association awarded the business the Best of Burbank 2011 Award.

Beverly Hills, CA(310) 990-4738

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City Paws LA

City Paws LA is insured and bonded through the Pet Sitter's Associates and run by owners who have more than 20 years of experience in pet care. The Los Angeles dog walking business walks dogs for 15 to 60 minute periods and will pet sit during the day or overnight. City Paws LA also trains dogs in groups or in private from beginning to advanced levels. Dog walkers leave online notes after each walk and sometimes include pictures.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 999-2958

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Critter Sitters LA

Critter Sitters LA has been caring for pets since 1989. The El Segundo company walks dogs and offers in-home pet care and house sitting services. The owner of Critter Sitters LA is a certified animal care consultant and has volunteered for the LASCPA in the animal-assisted therapy department.

El Segundo, CA(310) 490-2020

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Dog Camp LA LLC

Dog Camp LA has been caring for and walking dogs since 2000. The Los Angeles company walks dogs for 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes individually or in small groups. Employees also take dogs on hikes, takes dogs to dog parks to play, transports pets to the vet or groomer, gives pets baths, and provides in-home pet sitting. Dog Camp LA's staff is Pet First Aid and CPR Certified, and the business is a member of The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce, the SPCA, and Pet Sitters International.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 993-7206

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Finnegan's Friends

Finnegan's Friends takes dogs on walks or runs in the Los Angeles area. The company takes dogs out for 30 or 60-minute sessions, and pet sits in short visits or overnight. The Finnegan's Friends employees are Pet First Aid and CPR Certified through Pet Tech, and the business is insured through Pet Sitter's Associates. The company is a partner of Pilots N Paws and Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary. The business' free one-hour meetup lets staff greet pets and consult owners on their specific needs.

Los Angeles, CA(808) 741-4528

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Kathy's Dog Walking

Kathy's Dog Walking is a licensed, insured, and bonded dog walking business based in Manhattan Beach. The company takes dogs for walks in 15 to 60-minute sessions, including on holidays, and takes dogs on hikes for plenty of running and socializing with other dogs. The business also pet sits overnight, provides overnight boarding, transports pets to appointments, and trains dogs. Kathy's Dog Walking is a member of Pet Sitters International and has received praise for its accommodating, flexible staff.

Manhattan Beach, CA(310) 909-4536

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Manymutts Pet Care

Manymutts Pet Care walks dogs and takes them on dog park adventures. The company's group dog walks are a minimum of 60 minutes and include a neighborhood leash walk, dog park play, or a hike. The Los Angeles business also dog sits overnight, provides dog boarding, and cat sitting. The company's services are available as needed, whether daily, weekly, or monthly. Pet owners have praised the Manymutts Pet Care employees for their constant updates and genuine care for pets.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 889-0697

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Out For A Walk

Out For A Walk is an insured and bonded business that walks dogs daily, provides midday potty breaks, and pet sits cats. The company's employees are all CPR-certified, and the owner has been pet sitting for more than 15 years. Pet owners have praised Out For A Walk for its professional staff who are responsive to texts and calls.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 219-0466

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Paw-destrian

Paw-destrian personalizes its services by providing two different types of dog walks and three different kinds of dog hikes. The Toluca Lake business walks dogs for 30 to 60 minutes, plus the option of adding extra dogs for group walks. The company's dog hikes take dogs on easy, intermediate, or challenging hikes based on the dog's energy levels. The business also checks in on cats while their owners are away. Clients have praised the owner for her gentle, loving, and dependable approach to caring for pets.

Toluca Lake, CA(818) 903-7228

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Pawsitive Walks

Pawsitive Walks has been taking dogs on walks and hikes for more than 10 years. The business, based in Reseda, takes dogs on individual or group outings and also provides house calls, dog training, potty breaks, and overnight boarding. Pet owners have praised the company for its friendly, helpful staff.

Reseda, CA(818) 925-5748

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Pet and Home Care LLC

Pet and Home Care has been walking dogs in Los Angeles since 1999. The company also provides overnight pet sitting, pet taxi services, home and companion care, grooming, and overnight boarding. The Los Angeles business is a member of Pet Sitters International, the Potomac Chamber of Commerce, and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. The company won the Angie's List Super Service Award from 2010 to 2015.

Los Angeles, CA(855) 227-3669

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Rufus and Delilah

Rufus and Delilah has been walking dogs since 2004. The Sherman Oaks business walks individual dogs for 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes depending on the dog's energy, and will also play with dogs, brush dogs, feed dogs, give medications, bring in packages, or take out trash. Each dog walking session is finished with a handwritten note, a fresh bowl of water, and a treat. Rufus and Delilah will pet sit dogs and cats with visits throughout the day or overnight stay.

Sherman Oaks, CA(818) 986-8740

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Sweet Paws Pet Sitting

Sweet Paws Pet Sitting walks dogs in 20 to 45-minute sessions individually or in small groups. The Los Angeles pet care company also pet sits cats and dogs during the day or overnight, cares for puppies, and transports pets to appointments. The founder of Sweet Paws Pet Sitting works with animal rights groups to rescue pets from shelters and abusive situations. Employees are Pet First Aid and CPR Certified through PetTech and are members of Pet Sitters International. Clients have praised the company for its regular updates and pictures and kind, considerate staff.

Los Angeles, CA(424) 208-3554

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Westside Dog Nanny

Westside Dog Nanny is a Los Angeles dog walking company that walks dogs individually on regular schedules. The business also pet sits and stays with pets overnight while owners are away, which includes medication administration, walking, feeding, and other personalized services. The owner is Pet First Aid and CPR Certified by the American Red Cross and is a member of Pet Sitters International, Pet Sitters Associates, and the International Association of Canine Professionals.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 919-9372

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Westside Dogs LA

Westside Dogs LA is a licensed, bonded, and insured dog walking business based in Marina del Rey. The company walks dogs for up to 60 minutes and can board dogs overnight in a home environment while their owners are away. The business offers weekly playgroups with other dogs for plenty of exercise and socialization.

Marina Del Rey, CA(310) 591-9724

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Woof.Purr LA

Woof.Purr LA is a licensed, insured, and bonded dog walking business based in Culver City. The company customizes its walks based on dogs' energy levels. The business also pet sits cats and dogs during the day or stays with them overnight while their owners are away. The Los Angeles Hotlist voted Woof.Purr LA among the 2013 Top 3 for Best Pet Sitting. The company is a member of Pet Sitters International, and clients have praised it for its thorough, responsive staff who give detailed reports and pictures of pet visits.

Culver City, CA(310) 463-2627

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