Best Dog Walkers in San Francisco

Why These Dog Walkers?

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

Doggie Business FEATURED

Doggie Business is a small, licensed and insured dog walking company serving furry friends in the West Portal District. Janet boast more than 14 years experience and is one of San Francisco’s most experienced dog walkers. Doggie Business provides safe rides to the park in a custom vehicle which has cosy crates, comfortable bedding and proper ventilation to keep them happy to and from the park. Additional services include off-leash group walks, home boarding, and more. Doggie Business was nominated for the best dog walking service in all of San Fransisco.

San Francisco, CA 94116


Blue Dog

For over five years, Blue Dog has served San Francisco as a premier dog walking company. Packages range in service options and include group walks, solo dog walks, monthly packages, puppy in-home packages, or a la carte packages. The company is approved by and uses PetCheck Dog Management Software. Clients speak highly of their email notifications/updates, trustworthy walkers, good energy, kindness, and genuine caring for dogs.

San Francisco, CA 94123


Doggie Walks

Offering customizes dog walking, training, and boarding services, Doggie Walks serves the San Francisco area with over ten years of experience and provides the same walker to each client every time. Services provided include dog walking, play groups, cat visits, animal visits, overnights, dog daycare, dog training, and technician services. Clients speak highly of their responsiveness, love for dogs, friendly manner with humans, professional, consistency, promptness, training, and flexible scheduling.

San Francisco, CA 94133


Little Buddhas Dog Walking & Pet Sitting

Little Buddhas Dog Walking & Pet Sitting is an owner-operated licensed dog walking and pet sitting company serving the City of San Fransico. The company provides group and private walks, potty breaks, socialization, behavioral training, pet updates, GPS, pick-ups and drop-offs, flexible scheduling, no minimums, vet and grooming tips, and pet sitting and boarding. They are registered with the City and County of San Fransisco and is certified in Pet CPR and first aid. Clients speak highly of the flexible scheduling, responsible and friendly personality, updates, and general improvement on dogs’ happiness levels.

San Francisco, CA 94110


Matts Mutts

A premier provider for pet sitting and dog walking, Matts Mutts is a full-service company serving the San Francisco area. Services provided include group walking, pet visits, boarding, and holiday boarding. Clients speak highly of their genuine care for animals, understanding each dog’s needs, flexible schedule, dependable nature, and professional manner.

San Francisco, CA 94116


Shear Pets

Providing one-on-one care with each dog, Shear Pets is a San Francisco boutique concierge company. Services provided include in-home claw clipping, kitty care club, mobile cat and dog grooming, and solo dog walking. Clients speak highly of their promptness, excellent advice, grooming services, claw trimming services, and professional manner.

San Francisco, CA 94115


Sniff San Francisco

Sniff San Francisco is a four-person dog walking, training, and boarding team. Services provided include potty and puppy visits, group excursions, behavioral modification, obedience training, daycare, and boarding. The company specializes in learning each dog’s temperament, customize excursions and play sessions, record video of each play session and make the videos available on a video channel, send daily notes tailored to client requests, travel by foot to and from play times, use positive reinforcement to modify behavior, and ecological sustainability. Customers speak highly of their reliable and dependable service, training services, and caring for each dog.

San Francisco, CA 94110



Founded in 2006, Tailblazers is a San Francisco dog walking and pet sitting company. Mirla Reyes, a licensed and certified dog walker and professional trainer, personally cares for each dog. Services provided include full-time group walks, part-time group walks, private walks, home visits, boarding, taxi services, and dog training services. Clients speak highly of Mirla’s genuine connection and care with each dog, personable manner, promptness, friendliness, responsiveness, and kind personality.

San Francisco, CA 94080


The Art of Dog

Providing small dogs walks and daycare services, The Art of Dog serves the Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Glen Park, Castro, Mission, and Diamond Heights neighborhoods. The company’s owners are members of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Certified by Pet Tech in pet CPR and first aid, and graduates of Dog*TEC’s Dog Walking Academy and Ian Dunbar’s Sirius Dog Training Academy. Clients speak highly of their work in behavior training work, socialization strategies, care for each dog, flexibility with special daytime requests, and high-quality service.

San Francisco, CA 94132


Top Dog SF

Specializing in dog behavior and training, Top Dog SF is a boutique dog walking company that offers a variety of services in the city of San Francisco. All the company’s walkers are Certified Counselors and Trainers, Dog Training Internship Academy Graduates, Dog*TEC Dog Walking Graduates, or Trish King’s Canine Behavior College Graduates. Services include off-leash playgroups, neighborhood group walks, private training, overnight care, email alerts at pick up and drop off, GPS tracking of walks, and more.

San Francisco, CA 94116


Wags Paws & Heart

Wags Paws & Heart specializes in group walks, individual walks, and pet sitting services. Natalie Batlin, the owner, is Pet CPR and first aid certified and is a graduate of Dog*TEC’s Dog Walking Academy. The company is insured by State Farm Insurance Company and accepts PayPal. Clients speak highly of Natalie’s friendliness, reliability, responsiveness, updates, behavioral improvement with dog walking, and genuine care for each dog.

San Francisco, CA 94108


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