Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Oakland
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 Oakland, 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.

Action Dog!

Action Dog! is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that specializes in top-quality off-leash adventure hikes and boarding at affordable rates. All walks take place around the East Bay Regional Parks. Action Dog! is committed to reinforcing positive behavior and providing socialization training for dogs in order to ensure that they enjoy life as much as possible. Owners Jeff and Elana are licensed professionals and long time dog lovers who are known by their customers for their ability to provide strong personal attention and training to their dogs.

Oakland, CA(510) 402-5364

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Doggy Lama Pet Care

Doggy Lame Pet Care has offered reputable dog walking and pet sitting services for cats and dogs in Oakland California for over a decade. The team is known for their wide their breadth of veterinary and daycare experience as well as their established policies and procedures to address most situations. Services include walking, pet sitting for cats and dogs, and training. Bay Woof voted the business East Bay’s Best Dog Walker in 2016.

Oakland, CA(510) 434-1974

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East Bay Pet Pals

East Bay Pet Pals is a professional family owned pet care business in Oakland California that offers reputable dog walking, boarding, day care, and pet sitting services. The team is known for their affection and trustworthiness as well as their ability to provide clients with good information. All team members are Certified Dog Walkers, Pet CPR and First Aid Certified, and graduates of Dogtec’s Dog Walking Academy.

Oakland, CA(510) 459-6152

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Go Dog Go

Go Dog Go is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that specializes in dog walking and pet sitting. Founder and owner Diane Vo is a trained caretaker with a genuine love for animals. Customers appreciate Diane’s commitment to improving the overall health, happiness, and well-being of her dogs, as well as the convenient and affordable rates that she offers for her services.

Oakland, CA(510) 328-3959

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High Tail Hikes

High Tail Hikes is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that specializes in off-leash group hikes, private walks, and pet sitting. The business is known for their commitment to health, wellness, and ensuring that their pets are happy and active. Founder Liz Williams is a caring and experienced owner who is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR as well as a certified Professional Dog Walker by Dog*Tec.

Oakland, CA(415) 878-1089

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In Their Element

In Their Element is a professional pet care business in Oakland California that specializes in dog walking and boarding. The business is known for its reputable dog walks on the trails of the east bay outside of Oakland, Piedmont, and Berkeley, where dogs are given the opportunity to enjoy a leash-free trail hike experience. Customers appreciate the team’s commitment to improving the health and overall wellness of their dogs. Owner Glen Millstone is trained and experienced in pack management, canine body language, and psychology.

Orinda, CA(510) 435-3814

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Jet Dog

Jet Dog is an owner-operated dog walking business in Oakland California that offers highly reputable walking, boarding and training services for dogs. Owner Audree Halasz is highly recommended by her customers for her loving nature and ability to understand what motivates and influence behavior in dogs. Customers have consistently praised Audree’s accountability and professionalism. Jet Dog is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.

Oakland, CA(510) 821-0919

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Little Paws' Big Adventures

Little Paws’ Big Adventures is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that offers reputable dog training and hiking services. Owner Karin Linden is an experienced professional dog trainer who is known by her customers for her ability to minimize the amount of training that owners needs to do at home. Karen is a graduate of the prestigious Dog Training Internship Academy, Trish King’s Dog Behavior Academy, and of the Karen Pryor Clicker Training Foundations program.

Oakland, CA(510) 529-5565

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Mister Beever's Paws and Claws

Mister Beever’s Paws and Claws is a professional pet care business in Oakland California that has specialized in a variety of home and mobile pet services since 2004. The business offers a wide breadth of top-quality behavior, training, home, and medical services. Customers appreciate the team’s professionalism and commitment to customer service, as well as the convenience offered by their willingness to travel to their homes to conduct all of their services.

Oakland, CA(510) 908-2149

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Oakland Dog Sitting

Oakland Dog Sitting is a professional pet care business in Oakland California that offers a wide variety of quality pet care services. Owner Cary Allen is a caring and responsible caretaker who is known by her customers for her genuine love for animals as well as her professionalism and business flexibility. The business offers a wide breadth of services, include training, walking, vet transportation and household care among others.

Oakland, CA(510) 463-7275

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Oakland Dog Walker

Oakland Dog Walker is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that offers quality and affordable walking, daycare, and overnight care services. Customers appreciate knowing that their dogs are receiving the personal training, social skills and exercise that they need. Oakland Dog Walker is insured by Pet Sitters Association, LLC, and was voted Best Dog-Walking Service by Bay Guardian’s Best of the Bay in 2011.

Oakland, CA(510) 863-0691

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Oakland Pet Care

Oakland Pet Care is a dog walking business in Oakland California that offers reputable walking, day care, and overnight pet sitting services. The team is known for the individual attention that they give to their dogs, as well as the great relationships between walkers and dogs that they develop. Customers praise the team’s ability to uphold a high standard of professionalism and to return their dogs happier and healthier than when they arrived. All team members receive training from Sing Kwok, who has apprenticed for Kate Perry, voted by New York Times as the 2012 best dog trainer in New York City.

Oakland, CA(510) 575-3280

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Outdoor PetCare

Outdoor PetCare is professional pet care business in Berkeley California. Owner Michael Mojica, a graduate of the Dogtec Advanced Walking Program, is committed to providing the most effective solutions to his customer’s dog pet care needs. Services include group and private walks, training, pet sitting, and boarding. Bay Woof Magazine’s Beast of the Bay voted Outdoor PetCare as The Best Dog Walker in 2014.

Berkeley, CA(925) 388-6214

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Piedmont Pet

Piedmont Pet is a professional dog walking business that offers reputable daycare services for dogs in Oakland California. Owner Karen Kenney is a loving and responsible caretaker who takes pride in treating customer’s dogs like family. Her business is conveniently located near the East Bay Regional Parks as well as a pet hospital. Services include bathing and grooming, daily off-leash group trail hikes and photography. The business was voted East Bay’s Best Dog Walker by the East Bay Express.

Oakland, CA(510) 457-5686

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Ruff N' Tuff Dogs

Ruff N’ Tuff Dogs is a pet care business in Oakland California that offers private on-leash dog walks for dogs of all ages. The business specializes in helping dogs that suffer from leash reactivity, separation anxiety, aggression or disabilities through positive training methods. Owner Analisa Six is a qualified pet caretaker who is a certified Professional Dog Walker through the Dog*Tec Dog Walking Academy of San Fransico.

Oakland, CA(510) 967-6585

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Safe Hands Pet Care

Safe Hands Pet Care is a professional pet care and pet sitting business in Oakland California that was founded in 2001. Services include training, walking and medication administration. Founder Lee Pang is a caring owner who has created a team of professionals that are committed to providing the finest pet and home care services available. Customers appreciate the team’s experience in handling any pet situation as well as their commitment to always going the extra mile.

El Cerrito, CA(510) 528-7870

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The Balanced K9

The Balanced K9 is a professional dog walking business in Oakland California that specializes in dog walking, daycare and training services. The is known locally for their reputable pack walks, where dogs are given the opportunity to go to beaches, trails, parks, and more. Founder Mahogany Gamble has a lifetime of experience working with all kinds of dogs. Customers appreciate his professionalism, passion, and commitment to ensuring their dogs leave happier and healthier than when they arrived.

Oakland, CA(415) 314-1261

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Woofwalks

Woofwalks is a dog walking business in San Leandro California that has offered reputable pet care services since 2000. Owner Stacey Wiley is known by her customers for her caring nature and as well as her training ability. Services include dog training, walking, and boarding. The business is insured with Pet Sitters Associates, LLC and is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers amongst other impressive accolades.

San Leandro, CA(510) 220-0214

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