Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Santa Monica
2017

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 Santa Monica, 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.

Animal Magnetism

Animal Magnetism is a Long Beach pet care company that was founded in 1999. The company provides a wide range of services such as beach excursions, pet washing, pet-sitting, dog walks, overnight stays and boarding, and pet transportation services. Animal Magnetism also provides pet consultation services for their clients for pet diet, pet travel, and vet procedures. The company is a member of Pet Sitters International and is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.

Play del Rey, CA(310) 621-6979

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Balanced Dogs

Balanced Dogs is a Santa Monica dog services company founded by Dee Green. Dee has over 20 years of professional experience in the industry and spends an average of 80 hours a week interacting with dogs. She provides training services such as puppy training, behavior modification, and other general dog training services.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 227-6785

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Chateau Marmutt

Chateau Marmutt is a Los Angeles pet care company that was founded in 1999. The company provides services such as dog day care, grooming and spa services, overnight boarding, transportation, training, and walking. Chateau Marmutt also offers a large number of dog accessories such as collars, leashes, bowls, beds, toys, shampoo and conditioner, and more.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 653-2062

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Doggie Bliss

Doggie Bliss is a Santa Monica dog-walking and pet-sitting service founded in 2010 by Shannon Hill. Shannon has over 15 years of experience working with animals. Her company provide services including dog-walking, mountain hikes, 1 on 1 visits, and overnight pet-sitting. The company also provides requested services such as mail gathering, plant watering, litter changing, grooming, and picture or text updates to their clients. Clients praise Shannon’s reliability, punctuality, and trustworthiness.

Santa Monica, CA(631) 678-2161

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Furry Tails and Litter Pails

Furry Tails & Litter Pails is a Los Angeles pet services company that provides services that are custom tailored to fit the specifics needs of clients and their pets. The company provides services such as dog walks, pet-sitting, overnight sitting, and private dog hikes. Furry Tails & Litter pails has a large number of sitters on staff and is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 300-8275

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Happy Dog Service

Happy Dog Service is a Venice dog-walking and pet-sitting service founded in 2004. The company provides services such as dog-walking, pet-sitting, dog hiking trips, park visits, beach trips, and midday dog care. The company accommodates special requests during in-home pet-sitting and also provides general housesitting services such as collecting mail, feeding fish, and adjusting lights. Happy Dog Service places the highest emphasis on safety and uses GPS dog tracking during walks and trips.

Venice, CA(310) 463-2641

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Jennifer McCarthy World Class Dog Training

Jennifer McCarthy World Class Dog Training is a Redondo Beach owned by 4th generation dog trainer Jennifer McCarthy. Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in the industry and has appeared on a large number of national television networks. Her company provides both private and group dog training classes, dog-walking and hiking services, dog swimming services, and various dog training packages.

Redondo Beach, CA(310) 890-2811

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Karma Dog Training

Karma Dog Training is a Los Angeles dog training company founded by Jeffrey Liebowitz. The company has a large staff specializing in dog training. Karma Dog Training offers day care services as well as a wide range of dog training service such as puppy socialization training, private in-home training, group training, day care, boarding, and training for service and therapy dogs.

Studio City, CA(323) 533-9394

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Lewis & Bark

Lewis & Bark is a Santa Monica pet services company for dogs, cats, fish, and special needs pets. The company provides services such as daily group trail hikes, dog park trips, individual walks, boarding, and housesitting. Lewis & Bark also offers pet transportation services as well as behavior modification services.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 980-2325

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Melissa’s Mutt Hutt & Cat Shack

Melissa’s Mutt Hutt & Cat Shack is a dog-walking and pet-sitting service with two locations in Santa Monica and Manhattan Beach. The company is accredited with Pet Sitters International and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. The company provides services such as 1 on 1 dog walking, in-home pet-sitting, kennel-free boarding, day care, home visits, pet transportation, and identification of pet-friendly hotels.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 546-0021

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Pawsitively Perfect Pooches

Pawsitively Perfect Pooches is a Santa Monica dog training and walking service founded in 2010 by Melissa and Jeff Otto. Melissa has been named as the Official Trainer for the City of Santa Monica and has years of experience training dogs. The company provides services such as dog training, dog-walking and hikes, and in-home overnight dog-sitting. Clients speak highly of the company’s professionalism, organization, responsibility, and trustworthiness.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 866-8834

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Pet Care LA

Pet Care LA is a Los Angeles pet care company that was founded in 2004 by Laurel and Mark Corcoran. The company provides numerous pet services such as dog-walking, cat care, and overnight pet-sitting. Pet Care LA provides various miscellaneous services such as watering plants, checking mail, and providing text or picture updates to their clients. Clients speak highly of the company’s responsiveness, warm nature, and timely manner.

Los Angeles, CA(818) 515-5557

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Petopia Los Angeles

Petopia Los Angeles is a Beverly Hills pet care company providing services throughout the greater Los Angeles Area. The company provides custom pet care programs based on the needs of their clients and their pets. Petopia Los Angeles offers services such as private dog walks and hikes, dog training, cat visits, private boarding, and private overnight stays.

Beverly Hills, CA(310) 883-5047

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Pupperton’s Dog Walking Service

Pupperton’s Dog Walking Service is a Santa Monica dog-walking company that services Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, and other surrounding areas. The company provides a wide range of dog services such as walking, group hikes, in-home and out of home pet-sitting, and pet transportation services. Clients greatly appreciate owner Kate’s reliability, responsibility, attentiveness, and caring nature towards their pets.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 433-7212

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Rover Kennels

Rover Kennels is a dog services company with two locations in Santa Monica and Culver City. The company provides a vast range of dog-related services such as day care, boarding, grooming, training, photography, and flea and tick treatment. Rover Kennels is staffed 24/7, 365 days a year, and has a certified dog trainer as well as a number of specially trained Kennel Assistants on staff.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 450-0705

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Santa Monica Dog Hikers

Santa Monica Dog Hikers is a Santa Monica dog-walking company founded in 2008. The company provides services in Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Rustic Canyon, and Venice. Santa Monica Dog Hikers offers dog hikes on numerous hiking trails in the area and also provides pick-up and drop-off services.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 584-6616

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The Speed Walking Dog

The Speed Walking Dog is a West Hollywood pet services company that provides specialized care and service for each individual pet. The company provides dog-walking, cat visits, pet-sitting, and overnight services. The Speed Walking Dog also offers general housesitting services such as checking mail and watering plants during in-home services. Clients speak highly of the company’s attentiveness, trustworthiness, professionalism, and caring nature towards their pets.

West Hollywood, CA(323) 841-4930

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West Los Angeles Pet Services

West Los Angeles Pet Services is a Marina Del Rey dog services company founded by Glen Thorpe. Glen is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and is an insured Dog Walker. His company provides dog-walking and pet-sitting services that are custom tailored to the lifestyles of his clients and their pets. In addition to in-home pet-sitting services, Glenn also offers complete housesitting services to his clients such as picking up mail and watering plants.

Marina Del Rey, CA(310) 972-8723

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Westside Pet Friends

Westside Pet Friends is a Santa Monica pet care and dog-walking company founded in 2006. The company provides dog-walking services as well as overnight care. Clients praise company owner Rachel’s intuition, trustworthiness, reliability, and caring nature towards their pets. Rachel places an emphasis on holistic pet care and strives to use Reiki for her animal clients to address their health, physical pain, and emotional or physical stress.

Santa Monica, CA(310) 968-6504

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