Best Dog Boarders
in Pasadena

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog boarders on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Pasadena, 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.

A Big Dog House

A Big Dog House offers a unique approach to pet care, providing each animal with their very own PPA, or personal pet assistant. These PPAs not only deliver each pet to any vet, spa, or grooming commitment they can't miss, but they also incorporate brushing, bike rides for exercise, trips to dog parks to practice socialization, long walks early and late in the day, potty training, and practice of proper leash training techniques into animals' daily routines. The company's focus is improving the physical and mental disposition of clients' dogs and cats using positive association, healthy diet, love, and attention. A Big Dog House is an advocate of only environmentally safe and healthy products when it comes to dog treats and waste disposal.

Sherman Oaks, CA(818) 433-9767


Big Sky Dogs

Since 2005, Big Sky Dogs has served clients in Pasadena, CA, and the surrounding areas. The business specializes in dog walking, pet sitting, and private in-home boarding. They earned Angie’s List’s Super Service Award from 2013 to 2016. Dogs are not allowed off-leash in public areas, and they are kept away from other dogs for their safety. The team also cares for cats, providing indoor care for them. The company provides clients with real-time GPS tracking information to ensure scheduled visits are kept and billable times are accurate. They carry liability insurance, and each team member is bonded. Their guarantee of satisfaction includes complimentary services and refunds if clients are unhappy.

Pasadena, CA(626) 437-3665


Canine Club LA

Canine Club LA prides itself on being a home away from home for dogs since the company began in 2008. CCLA started as an unofficial partner to daytime pet care service company The Pet Concierge. As that company's client base grew along with the needs of their needs, CCLA emerged to host dogs who need overnight stays. CCLA is not a kennel nor a pet hotel. Instead, the company boasts a comfortable home environment that includes a big backyard, a doggy door, a friendly company Ambassador, and years of experience keeping canines happy. CCLA has more than 3,000 square feet of space for dogs to roam, sleep, play, and explore.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 999-0327


Cognitive Dogs

Cognitive Dogs uses a positive approach to dog training to achieve positive results and visible improvements to pets' behavior. Cognitive Dogs has programs available for behavior modification, puppy training, reactivity and aggression, small seminars, advanced obedience, and basic obedience and manners such as "sit," "down," "stay," coming when called, and loose leash walking. Cognitive Dogs also offers clients assistance in finding and selecting a new dog or puppy for their families. Cognitive Dogs trainer Kristin Burke is a Certified Behavior Consultant, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, and a Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor. She and Cognitive Dogs use proven, science-based methods of training that are effective and humane.

West Hollywood, CA(310) 560-9895


Dog on Fun

Dog on Fun is based in Covina, CA, and the pet service company is proud of offering high-quality dog boarding and grooming services to the residents of the surrounding communities since 2007. Dog on Fun's specialty is the personal touch its staff members give each dog they serve. The company has maintained this personal touch even as it has grown from a home-based business to owning its own kennels. Dog on Fun's indoor kennels are separated from large outdoor runs and have no doggie door, which allows staff to spend personal time with pets several times a day.

Covina, CA(626) 339-1354


Generation Pet

Generation Pet began in 2007 as a home-based business built for dog walking and pet sitting. GP's staff is comfortable meeting the needs of many different pets, whether that means dog socialization, swimming, backyard playdates, or outings to the dog park. In addition to boarding services, Generation Pet offers training packages such as individual consultations and classes. Consultations target unwanted behavior in clients' dogs and proceed to remove those behaviors gradually as the dog regains trust in their owner. Classes offered include Small Dog Park 101, a course with two scheduled sessions focusing on socialization and etiquette in off-leash settings.

Altadena, CA(626) 676-3047


Goldilocks "&" the Hound Hikers

Since 1997, Jaime “Goldilocks” Rosier has provided professional dog walking and pet sitting services. Based in Altadena, CA, Goldilocks & The Hound Hikers serves clients in the Los Angeles area, including Altadena, Pasadena, Glendale, and Highland Park. Dog walking services include private as well as group walks, which can be short potty walks or longer adventure walks. Pet sitting services include daily visits and overnight care. The company also provides a pet taxi service for visits to the vet, groomer, daycare, or the airport. As a veterinary technician, Jaime provides services for special-needs pets, such as administering medication, fluids, and injections. She is also skilled in providing physical rehabilitation for disabled pets. The company is insured and bonded.

Altadena, CA(626) 437-4068


K-9 to Five

K-9 to Five is a pet service company that offers dog boarding, dog walking, dog training, day camp, and many other services. The company's top priority is giving clients peace of mind knowing their pets are safe, stress-free, and occupied with fun and stimulation. K-9 to Five has more than five years of experience in a diverse array of services. The company uses human training methodologies and gentle handling by reputable trainers to correct problem behaviors and encourage obedience and socialization. Trainers partake in continuing dog training and animal behavior education at courses, conferences, seminars, and workshops to keep themselves up-to-date on new methods and skills.

La Crescenta, CA(626) 394-0820


King's Trusted Pet Sit/Dog Walk

King's Trusted Pet Sit/Dog Walk is a company dedicated to treating pets like family and giving clients peace of mind while they are at work or on trips away from home. King's has services available for reptiles, rodents, and birds as well as dogs and cats. King's Trust Pet Sit's full menu of services include feeding, boarding, grooming, visits for playtime, and daily walks. The company also offers pet taxi services to the vet or groomer. Other additional services include medication administration and the company's homemade treats, which come in single portions or by the bag and can be wheat-free or dairy-free upon request.

Pasadena, CA(626) 756-7626


Pasadena Paws

Pasadena Paws' mission is to provide holistic fulfillment in dogs through services that include pack walking so that these pets can bring happiness and harmony to clients' homes. The company's pack walks include experiences of local parks, neighborhoods, and trails for anywhere from two to four hours. These adventures improve a dog's socialization and leash skills while giving each one mental and physical exercise. For clients who already partake in pack walking services, Pasadena Paws offers boarding services. Additionally, PP performs training walks for dogs who need individual attention before entering the pack. These walks start at a minimum of two training sessions per week.

Pasadena, CA(626) 201-1343


Paws Claws Wings and Things

Paws, Claws, Wings and Things offers dog walking and in-home pet care services to clients in the Los Angeles area, including Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and West Hollywood. The owner, Jo Krajeski, is certified in pet first aid and CPR by The American Red Cross. The company’s dog walking program is geared toward individual dog owners or families with busy schedules. Their overnight pet sitting services includes other tasks, such as plant care and mail pickup. The staff can administer pills, injections, and fluids. The company’s website includes customer testimonials and their rates, which include fees for individual dogs or multi-dog and multiple-pet families.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 877-1739


Pet Care +

Pet Care + is a pet care service business that focuses on dog walking, pet sitting, and animal education. The company's service area includes Montebello, Alhambra, El Sereno, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, San Gabriel, and the surrounding communities. Pet Care + is an insured and bonded business with certification in pet first aid and CPR. Pet Care +'s professional affiliations include memberships in Pets of the Homeless, Pet Tech, and Pet Sitters Associates. The company also holds insurance through Pet Sitters Associates. Pet Care +'s Colleen is a licensed presenter for Doggone Safe's "Be a Tree" dog bite prevention program

Montebello, CA(323) 484-7387


Pet Mama

Pet Mama is a pet service company that prides itself on catering to every pet's needs, especially those of senior-aged pets and special needs dogs and cats. In addition to dogs and cats, Pet Mama serves birds and fish. The company promises to offer pets personal attention, companionship, physical exercise, mental stimulation, and plenty of potty breaks. Pet Mama's full list of services include dog walking, puppy visits, pet sitting, overnight stays, private boarding, and meet and greet visits. Pet Mama augments its in-home services with private boarding that is limited to no more than three dogs at a time for maximum attention to each dog.

Pasadena, CA(626) 253-2851


Sam's Green Paw

Sam's Green Paw offers pet hotel, grooming, and pet day camp services to clients and their pets in Studio City, CA, and throughout the surrounding communities. In addition to Sam's Green Paw's primary services, the company offers a la carte services such as paw trims, rear feather trims, tail trims, poop chute shaves and trims, sanitary trims, feather and leg trims, face trims, complete head trims, cutting out of matted clumps, nail trims, nail smoothing, teeth brushing, teeth scaling, blueberry facials, straight-through services, anal sac expression, ear cleaning, brush-outs, hair dying, de-matting, and packaged combinations of these services. The company employs an on-site veterinarian to oversee services.

Studio City, CA(818) 754-0900


Sky's the Limit Pet Service LLC

Sky's the Limit Pet Service LLC offers a diverse array of pet services, including dog walking, pet sitting, pet boarding, dog park playtime, and pet taxi services. The company's service area includes Glendora, Azusa, Irwindale, Covina, Baldwin Park, West Covina, San Dimas, La Verne, and surrounding communities within 15 miles of Sky's the Limit's home in Azusa, CA. Dog walks range from 30 to 60 minutes and may include feeding, medication administration, and quick poop scooping. Pet taxi services are available for up to three pets at a time. And Sky's the Limit's dog park playtimes range from 60 to 90 minutes at a client's preferred dog park.

Azusa, CA(424) 263-7421


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