Carolyn’s Pet Care operates out of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and it has served since 2005, while the owner alone has more than a decade of experience caring for and walking pets. Starting with Carolyn involves an initial meeting between 30 and 40 minutes, or however long that it takes for the pet and owner to feel comfortable. From there, customers have options, from 20-30-minute pet visits throughout the day to accommodate extended work hours/evening visits, socials, and trail hikes to help animals feel better-adjusted, overnight stays for extended trips, emergency care for the unexpected, and private boarding. Carolyn also offers obedience training.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA(310) 245-9553
De La Doggies operates out of downtown Los Angeles. The owner’s primary function is pet photography in the studio or location-based settings, but she also offers dog walking services in the Santa Cruz area. Additionally, the pet may receive overnight companionship or in-home visits throughout the day for owners with busy schedules or extended trips on the calendar. De La Doggies promises clients their animals will receive an abundance of attention while they are away. The company also fosters advocacy for the humane treatment of animals and extends its services to smaller animals such as hamsters, birds, and guinea pigs.
Los Angeles, CA(206) 390-0205
Dog Day LA is a company that specializes in red carpet services that include walking, sitting, playtime, in-home care, and medicine administration for dogs and cats. It serves Los Angeles and the surrounding area, which provides for Bunker Hill, South Park, Little Tokyo, and the Historic Core, to name a few. Owners Dan Tracy and Marissa de la Torre have several years of experience working with animals — Dan, as a walker/handler and Marissa, a pet photographer. Their company also employs a staff of animal lovers who assist with daily pet care duties. Additional services for each visit include affection, fresh water, and detailed information about the pet’s activities.
Los Angeles, CA(213) 986-8293
Palos Verdes Pet Services opened in 2009 and has more than a decade of combined experience with dog walking and pet care among all team members, who face careful screening with their knowledge in animal healing and official background checks. Founder Bernadine is a self-described animal lover. She offers a variety of dog walking services that include 30, 45, and 60-minute sessions as well as 30-minute dog running sessions for more active pets and hiking or beach walks for a taste of something different. Her staff also will handle in-home pet services, and each year, PV Pet Services gives back to the community’s animal population through ongoing donations, supplies, and volunteer work at local animal shelters.
Hills Estates, CA(424) 212-2742
Purfect Companion serves pet owners in Torrance and the surrounding area, which includes Redondo Beach, Lawndale, and Hermosa Beach, to name a few. The company employs a team of professionals with many years of experience working with dogs of all breeds and temperaments. Daily Breeze readers voted it South Bay’s Favorite for 2016, and it is licensed and insured with the state. The company focuses on four areas: dog walking/exercise, in-home visits, overnight stays, and pet taxis. The dog walking side allows pets to enjoy potty breaks outside along with leisurely strolls or more intense runs. With in-home visits, animals receive feedings, water, medicines, and one-on-one affection.
Torrance, CA(310) 308-9566
Spoiled Pooch Budget Pet Services, LLC, located in Los Angeles, serves the surrounding area with 30-minute dog walks that include one-on-one attention or two 15-minute sessions for lazier dogs or puppies, as well as one-hour sessions for location-based outings and extended walks. The company meets insurance and bonding requirements through Business Insurers of the Carolina’s, and it has held an active membership in Pet Sitters International since early 2012. It also keeps a business license with the city of Los Angeles. All client relationships start with a meet-and-greet to get the pet and owner comfortable. Customer reviews have credited all team members with being trustworthy for overnight stays.
Los Angeles, CA(562) 537-1831
Teri’s Sitting Service offers a variety of pet services for clients in Torrance and the surrounding area. Dog walking services vary in length of time and environment, and they can include strolls along trails or staying in the neighborhood. Additional services while on owners’ properties include bringing in the mail or newspaper, turning on and off lights to create the feeling someone is home, and watering of plants and grass. Teri’s will also wheel trash and recycling to the curb on disposal days. In addition to standard dog walking and pet sitting services, the company also provides cat visits and waters plants and grass.
Torrance, CA(310) 569-4695