Best Dog Daycares in San Francisco

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Dog Daycares 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

Barkeley K-9 University

Barkeley K-9 University is a mobile, in-home dog training company based in Castro Valley, California that serves the greater San Francisco metro area. The business owner and dean of the dogs, Patrick Gibbons, has over a decade of experience in training dogs and is a proud member of the National K-9 Trainer’s Network. Barkeley K-9 University provides professional dog training and day care.

Oakland, CA 94605


Happy Hound Play & Daycare Inc.

Happy Hound Play & Daycare, Inc. is a dog day care facility that has operated in Oakland, California for over 14 years. Their services include boarding, day care, training, dog walking, fitness programs, spa services, a clinic, and transportation. Happy Hound Play & Daycare, Inc. is the winner of the Bay Woof – Best Daycare 2016 award and of the Bay Woof – Best Boarder award in 2016.

Oakland, CA 94608


PlayBow Dog Daycare

PlayBow Dog Daycare is a dog day care facility in San Francisco, California that offers day care, sleepovers, dog running, bathing, and training. Their day care rates include $45 once per week, $42 two - three times per week, $38 four - five times per week, $30 for a half-day, and $50 for a safety assessment test. Sleepovers have a nightly rate of $75. PlayBow Dog Daycare is enthusiastic and passionate about safe and fun dog care.

San Francisco, CA 94112



RUFF ‘N READY® is a dog daycare center located in Daly City, San Francisco, California that has been providing pet care for dogs weighing 25 pounds or less since 1994. RUFF ‘N READY® treats their furry clients like house guests, offering home-based private boarding and daycare services including group play, one on one attention, feeding, treats, walks, and administration of medicine, and/or supplements. RUFF ‘N READY® also offers gift certificates, coupons, and promotions throughout the year.

Daly City, CA 94015


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