Best Dog Walkers in Oakland

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Oakland Dog Walkers 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

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 94606


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 94606


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 94619


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 94618


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 94704


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 94606



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 94578


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