Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in San Rafael
2017

We Looked at 21 Dog Walkers serving San Rafael and Picked the Top 8

Here are the Picks:

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 Rafael, 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.

Fitdog

Fitdog is a dog walking service for clients in Marin, CA and the surrounding San Francisco area. Owner Alice Pierce strives to combine her passion for dogs and her love for the outdoors for a well-rounded service for dogs in the area. After working as an executive assistant for over a decade, she decided to shift her attention to what makes her happy - dogs. She provides a variety of services including walking, veterinary appointments, grooming, boarding, and pet-sitting. She is certified by Top Dog SF University and a member of Pet Sitters Associates. Clients speak highly of her compassionate, professional, and loving service.

Corte Madera, CA(415) 250-5759

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Happy Doggy Walky

Happy Doggy Walky is a professional dog walking company in Tiburon, CA and the surrounding Southern Marin County. Experienced dog walkers are insured, certified, and will take care of a client’s pet as if it were their own. Owner Luis Galindo is a genuine dog lover who strives to provide calm, fair, and gentle dog services for happy owners and pets. A variety of services are available including vet shuttle, private walks, on and off leash hiking, in-home drop-ins, and much more. Clients speak highly of Luis’ patience and kind approach to dog care, positive attitude, and trustworthy service.

Mill Valley, CA(415) 601-6126

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Pawsome Strolls

Pawsome Strolls is a dog walking and pet sitting service for pet owners in San Rafael, CA, and surrounding Bay Area. Owner Carla is a graduate of dog*TEC Dog Walking Academy and is Pet Tec canine CPR/first aid certified. Her time at dog*TEC helped her learn about a dog’s behavior and body language, and pack management. Also, weekly reports are sent directly to the pet owner via text message, with pictures and comments. Services offered are group walks, individual walks, in-home overnight stay, and pet visits. Clients speak highly of Carla’s professionalism, trustworthy service, and passion for dog care.

San Rafael, CA(415) 827-7595

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Sarah’s Place

Sarah’s Place is a dog walking and petting sitting service for pet owners in San Rafael, CA and the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Their pet sitting service provides a range of companionship including daily visit, feedings, overnight stays and more. Sarah’s Place can water household plants, change litter boxes, water plants, and check the mail. Also, their walking services offered are 30 minute walks to long hikes. Owner Ty was inspired to open his petcare service by his close bond with his dog Sarah. After she passed he realized his passion for animal care and dedicated his life to helping others.

San Rafael, CA(415) 712-1868

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Sir Walks-Alot Training

Sir Walks-Alot Training specializes in dog walking and training services for clients in the San Rafael, CA and the surrounding Marin County area. Owner Robert Jupe Jr. is a member of the International Association of Canine Professional and has over a decade of experience. He is fully insured for both dog walking and dog training with the IACP. Robert can pick-up and drop-off pets from a client’s home or business for a walk in beautiful large-open spaces in Marin County with a small pack of furry friends. Clients speak highly of his gentle-approach, professionalism, and accommodating service.

San Rafael, CA(415) 374-4238

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Soul Mates Animal Care

Soul Mates Animal Care is a full-service pet care company for clients in Greenbrae, CA and the surrounding Marin County area for over two decades. Founder and owner Karla Rasmussen rescued a dog named Rusty, who became the inspiration behind her starting a business based on love, professional, and integrity. A variety of services are available including dog walking, doggie daycare, training, puppy care, boarding, cat visits, and medical visits. Karla has decades of experience and an extensive background derived from certified canine education and training through the Marin Humane Society, trail manners workshops, leash education, dog aggression prevention, and much more.

Greenbrae, CA(415) 457-3443

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Wagtime!

Wagtime! is locally-owned and operated dog walking services for pet owners in San Rafael, CA, and the surrounding Bay Area. Owner Kenn Jossan has decades of experiences and left a career in the film/video industry to pursue his love of animals. Kenn opened Wagtime! in 1997 where he grew his client base by providing personalized pet care. A variety of services are available including pet sitting, pet home visits, cat visits, house sitting, pet taxi, and much more. Clients speak highly of their flexible schedule, trustworthy service, and local business approach to dog care.

San Rafael, CA(415) 250-9384

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Walk This Way

Walk This Way specializes in a variety of pet services including dog walking and pet sitting for clients in Mill Valley, CA, and the surrounding Marin County area. Experienced dog walkers offer hiking services for a dog to explore the outdoors with a pack of furry friends. Staff members will pick them up for a fun, group hike in the hills of Marin. Also, individual walks are available which lasts for 25 minutes. Pet sitting services can be provided in the comfort of a client’s home or the house of the pet sitter. Clients speak highly of their personalized approach to dog walking, honesty, and competitive prices.

Mill Valley, CA(415) 573-9255

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