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Best Dog Walkers
in San Diego

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 San Diego, 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.

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All Fur Pooch

The founder of All Fur Pooch has more than 25 years of experience working with dogs and cats. The San Diego dog walking company's services include pet sitting, overnight pet care, bathing, and grooming. The licensed, bonded, and insured business has received praise for its personable owner who cares deeply about pets.

San Diego, CA (619) 800-8678


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BeLoved Pet Sitting

BeLoved Pet Sitting is a dog walking business based in Chula Vista. The company is open seven days a week for dog walking, pet sitting, weekly litter box cleanings, round-trip or one-way pet taxis, and dog park field trips. The business is licensed, bonded, and insured by the Pet Sitters Associates and is a member of the Eastlake Business Association. Customers have left positive feedback for BeLoved Pet Sitting's reliable owner with a soothing demeanor that keeps pets calm.

Chula Vista, CA (619) 781-7676


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Coastal Paws

Coastal Paws provides dog walking, park visits, day care, overnight boarding, and dog training in the San Diego area. Employees also conduct cat checkup visits to play, replenish water, and clean up the litter box. The staff is pet CPR and First Aid certified, and the company is a member of Professional United Pet Sitters. Coastal Paws provides discounts for active duty military members and veterans. Pet owners have praised the business for its flexible and fun staff.

San Diego, CA (619) 227-5966


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Decadent Dog

Decadent Dog walks, hikes with, and pet sits dogs in clients' homes. The founder of Decadent Dog was named International Pet Sitter of the Year by Pet Sitters International and has been featured in the Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and The Secret Life of Animals. Staff members send photos and texts to clients while they're away to update them on their pets. Customers have praised the business for its thorough service and relaxing personas.

San Diego, CA (619) 312-7063


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Divine Pet Care

The owner of Divine Pet Care has more than 20 years of animal care experience. The San Diego business walks and runs with dogs, pet sits, takes dogs to the dog park, and sets up dog play groups. The company also provides overnight pet care and vacation pet care. The licensed, insured, and bonded business is a member of Pet Sitters International and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. The owner of Divine Pet Care is American Red Cross cat and dog CPR certified and is a former ASPCA Animal Care Technician.

San Diego, CA (858) 397-8338


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Dog Walks 'N More

Dog Walks 'N More provides San Diego dog walking services as well as pet sitting and overnight visits. Sitters walk dogs regularly and follow a pet owner's exact instructions for care. The company is BBB accredited with an A+ rating and won the San Diego Humane Society 2013 Compassion Award. Customers have praised Dog Walks 'N More for its thoughtful, dependable, and responsible staff.

San Diego, CA (858) 348-7111


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The mother and daughter team who run DogZenergy have been serving the San Diego area since 2006. The insured and bonded company, based in La Jola, walks dogs privately or in groups, provides regular dog park adventures, brings dogs on pack hikes, pet sits pets overnight, and trains dogs. DogZenergy is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and Pet Sitting Associates. Pet owners have praised the staff for their positive, effective training.

La Jolla, CA (858) 349-5700


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Furry People Pet Sitting

Furry People Pet Sitting has been serving the Spring Valley area since 2011. The locally-owned company provides dog walking, in-home pet sitting, special needs services, and boarding for cats and small animals. Furry People Pet Sitting is bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates and is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. Staff members are Pet CPR certified by the American Red Cross, and pet owners have praised them for their professionalism and reliability.

Spring Valley, CA (619) 322-0133


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Home and Pet Care

Home and Pet Care is a family-run dog walking, pet sitting, and home dog boarding business. The bonded and insured company is a member of Pet Sitters International and gets most of its business from repeat customers and referrals. Home and Pet Care has received praise for its fun, friendly, and reliable staff.

San Diego, CA (619) 293-7381


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Jen Loves Pets

Jen Loves Pets has been serving the San Diego area for more than five years. The company provides dog walking, doggie daycare, overnight boarding, pet taxi services, and house checks for cats and smaller pets. The business also offers a "meet and greet" option to make sure pets are comfortable with their staff. Jen Loves Pets runs pet CPR and first aid classes for pet owners and pet care professionals. The company also offers professional pet portraits.

San Diego, CA (858) 205-8132


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Jules Royalty Pet Care

Jules Royalty Pet Care has been serving the San Diego area with dog walking services since 2012. The business' owner is Pet First Aid certified and Pet Sitters International accredited. The company provides in-home pet sitting for dogs, cats, birds, and fish, daily or weekly dog walking, overnight care, medication administration, and pet taxi services.

San Diego, CA (619) 787-0858


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Lovable Pet Sitter

Lovable Pet Sitter is a family-run dog walking business run by a husband and wife team. The licensed, bonded, and insured San Diego company provides dog walking, pet sitting, overnight pet sitting, boarding, and pet taxi services. The business is a member of Pet Sitters International and a PSI Certified Professional Pet Sitter. Lovable Pet Sitter's staff are Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified. Pet owners have left positive feedback for the company's hard working, reliable staff, who stay organized and keep owners updated on their pets.

San Diego, CA (858) 774-2384


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Paradise Pet Care

Paradise Pet Care is a San Diego dog walking company that cares for dogs, cats, and other pets. The insured and bonded business is American Red Cross CPR certified and provides individual and group dog walking, pet sitting, overnight care, pet food delivery, and transportation services. Paradise Pet Care sticks to pet owners' preferences and ensures that pets are given medication on schedule and eat their usual diets.

San Diego, CA (858) 333-6820


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Paws in Good Hands

Paws in Good Hands is a licensed, insured, and bonded San Diego dog walking company. The business provides private or group dog walking as well as pet sitting and overnight care for cats and dogs. Customers have left positive feedback for Paws in Good Hands' trustworthy, reliable staff who keep pet owners posted on how their pets are doing while they're away.

San Diego, CA (619) 849-0728


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Pawtails Pet Sitting

Pawtails Pet Sitting is a San Diego dog walking and pet sitting company. The business cares for cats, dogs, bunnies, birds, chinchillas, and guinea pigs, and provides overnight and day-long care. Pawtails Pet Sitting is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating and is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and the Business Insurers of the Carolinas. The owner of the business has passed Pet Tech CPR and First Aid Certification courses.

San Diego, CA (858) 603-9925


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See Spot Sit

See Spot Sit has been serving the San Diego area for more than ten years. The dog walkers and pet sitters are background checked and trained in CPR and First Aid. The licensed, bonded, and insured company provides in-home pet sitting, daily dog walking, scheduled baths, doggie daycare, and overnight boarding. Customers have praised See Spot Sit for its professional staff who are passionate about their job.

San Diego, CA (619) 884-2645


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Tails 2 Trails

Tails 2 Trails uses Pet Check Technology to keep pet owners updated on the services they're receiving. The San Diego business, founded in 2015, walks dogs, provides park play, and provides overnight care for cats and dogs. Tails 2 Trails donates 5% of its profits to the local San Diego Humane Society. Pet owners have praised the business for its professional, responsive staff who keep pet owners updated on their pets while they're away.

San Diego, CA (619) 806-5935


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Wag West

Wag West is a licensed, bonded, and insured dog walking business based in Del Mar. The company, founded in 2012 by a former dog grooming company owner, provides dog walking, dog park visits, dog and cat sitting, daycare, drop-in visits, dog training, taxi services, and bathing. The business also provides GPS tracking during dog walking services so that owners can check up on their pets. Wag West has been featured in 92130 Magazine, The Coast News, Del Mar Times, Del Sol Magazine, and San Marcos & San Elijo Life.

Del Mar, CA (858) 354-1716


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Your BUDDY & Me

Your BUDDY & Me is a San Diego dog walking business that also provides dog and cat vacation visits, pet taxi services, group walks and exercise, dog baths, and skunk odor-eliminating baths. The company's roomy Honda Fit keeps pets cool while transporting them to their destinations. Customers have praised Your BUDDY & Me for its caring, passionate owner who stays flexible for her clients.

San Diego, CA (619) 549-4749


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Zen Pet Sitting & Walking

Zen Pet Sitting & Walking is a family-owned business whose founder has more than 25 years of experience in the pet care industry. The San Diego company provides private walks, dog park playtime, house calls, and daytime or overnight pet sitting. The business is bonded and insured by Pet Sitters Associates, and partners with local organizations including Awesome Doggies of Mobile Grooming, The Pet Hospital of Tierrasanta, and Allison Shamrell Photography.

San Diego, CA (858) 922-4731


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