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Best Dog Daycares in Los Angeles, CA

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Los Angeles 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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Los Angeles, CA
$10 off first booking! Rating

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Los Angeles, CA Rating

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Santa Monica, CA 90405 Rating

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4.5 (108)

Why choose this provider?

Located three blocks from the beach, Animal Kingdom of Santa Monica focuses on delivering the best personalized services and quality pet supplies and treating each pet like family. Founded in 2010, they feature a one-pet-at-a-time grooming experience as well as supplies such as grooming products, treats, food, and more! Personalized services include daycare, grooming, and non-anesthetic teeth cleaning.

Playa Vista, CA 90230 Rating

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4.0 (138)
4.2 (2)

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Owned and operated by pet owners since 1997, Doggie Central is an 8,500-square-foot indoor/outdoor daycare and boarding facility with a staff that commits themselves to treating each pet as if they were their own. Husband and wife team Rigo and Holly Medrano took over operation of the center in 2015 after the death of the original founder, Faith Mantooth. The company provides services that include a spa, grooming, pool, daycare, a doggie webcam, swim and dock diving classes, and boarding.

Harbor City, CA 90710 Rating

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4.5 (94)
5.0 (78)

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A cage-free pet boarding and doggie daycare facility, Canine Retreat focuses exclusively on the safety and comfort of each dog while they interact and learn social skills with other dogs. Holding over 12,000-square-feet, they feature state-of-the-art rubber flooring, dog beds, dog houses, ramps, tunnels, large spaces to socialize, and isolated runs for more anxious dogs. They also feature a commitment to maintaining their first-class facility, customer service, caring staff, and attention to detail. Based in Harbor City and founded in 2012, the company provides services that include a wellness center, dog training, grooming, dog daycare, cat boarding, and dog boarding.

905 E. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Rating

Why choose this provider?

Dogdrop is a dog daycare in Los Angeles dedicated to ensuring its furry clients' health and happiness through its services. Its professionals are certified in pet CPR and are experienced at providing basic training enforcement. The company aims to provide a safe and secure environment so dogs can play and learn from other pups. Dogdrop's plans and packages that range from hourly to unlimited membership come with training and progress reports. These reports can be viewed by pet owners through a custom member portal.

Glendale, CA 91204 Rating

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4.5 (52)
4.8 (22)
5.0 (15)

Why choose this provider?

A cage-free daycare and boarding facility founded in 2006, Glendale Pet Resort features 24-hour supervision by experienced professionals. They have both outdoor and indoor play areas and bedroom for sleep or relaxation. Based in Glendale and serving the surrounding areas, they focus on giving each pet and their owner a healthy, fun, and safe environment for an enjoyable experience. The company offers services that include daycare, training, agility and fitness, and shuttle services.

Burbank, CA 91504 Rating

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4.5 (142)

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Located close to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank since 2004, Bow Wow Bungalow describes themselves as one part “’doggie-Disneyland,’ one part hotel, and one part spa.” The company was originally started over 12 years ago in North Hollywood by owner Marci Campbell, who now sits on the Board of Directors as President of the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund, a local animal rescue organization. They provide services that include swimming pool, private dog park, boarding, daycare, bathing, and plenty of playtimes.

Los Angeles, CA 90025 Rating

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Owned and operated by Oprah’s personal dog coach, The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller is located in Los Angeles and is a completely supervised indoor dog park. They focus on treating each dog as the individual they are and pampering them, so they feel loved and special without ever locking them in a suite or a cage but letting them play and cuddle with other dogs and the staff. The company provides services that include coach vacation and training camps, training, grooming, doggie daycare, and boarding. Tamar is a New York Times bestselling author and has also worked with celebrities such as Larry King and Ben Affleck.

Los Angeles, CA 90034 Rating

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4.0 (104)

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CageFree K9 Camp features 14,000-square-feet of outdoor and indoor dog parks and a separate and secure area for smaller dogs to enjoy playtime with friends their own size. The company offers services that include dog boarding, open space boarding, private suite accommodations, daycare, puppy socialization, training, aggression and behavioral issue training, and customized training. They also own a non-profit rescue foundation that takes dogs from local high-kill shelters in Los Angeles to be placed into forever homes.

Long Beach, CA 90813 Rating

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4.8 (400)
4.5 (211)
5.0 (31)

Why choose this provider?

Specializing in peace of mind pet care for both cats and dogs, Joyful Paws Pet Hotel & Daycare is based in Long Beach. They focus on offering each pet a loving, fun, and happy environment while staff monitor and record daily activities. Founded in 2012, the 12,000-square-foot facility is staffed with members are trained in CPR and Pet First Aid by the American Red Cross. The company provides services that include private suites, playtime, daycare, “Wag Vision” webcams, kitty condos, open space boarding, grooming, treats upon request, and more.

Inglewood, CA 90301 Rating

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4.5 (54)
5.0 (14)

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Founded in 2004 and located in Inglewood, 5 Star Doggy Inn focuses on giving each customer and dog individual attention in a safe, friendly, and “homey” environment. They feature over 8,000-square-feet of climate controlled space with both a greenhouse and outside areas with artificial grass, playgrounds, and pools. Their private rooms and kitchens are fully equipped to handle the needs of even the pickiest dogs. The company provides services that include boarding, daycare, air conditioning, private rooms, special needs services, grooming, and more.

Stanton, CA 90680 Rating

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4.0 (90)
5.0 (56)

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A full-service facility with over 35 years of experience, Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort focuses on offering a clean, safe facility with well-trained staff and spacious outdoor play yards to treat each pet as if they were their own. Serving the Los Angeles and Orange Counties, they hold experience in working with all breeds, fears, and aggression. The company provides services that include training, grooming, daycare, and more.

11860 Mississippi Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025 Rating

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4.0 (421)
4.0 (198)

Why choose this provider?

Serving the fur parents of Los Angeles, The Wags Club is a dog daycare that offers grooming and boarding services. Founded by the couple Abi and Y.K De Silva, who has always wanted to create a place where they can pamper not just their dogs but others as well. Equipped with complete facilities, The Wags Club provides a full outdoor play area, doggie pools, couches, padded floors, and television. The Wags Club also offers puppy and behavioral training sessions for dogs.

El Segundo, CA 90245 Rating

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4.0 (22)

Why choose this provider?

An alternative to leaving your dog at home, Howie’s Doggie Daycare provides an opportunity for dogs to socialize with other dogs and receive love and care from staff members. Based in El Segundo, they focus on bringing each customer the peace of mind knowing their pets are safe while also receiving socialization in a “pack” atmosphere that will promote happiness and a more confident life. The company provides cage-free services that include doggie daycare, walks, lap and nap time, baths, vet taxi service, overnight boarding, and more.

Compare our Top Dog Daycares

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Los Angeles, CA$10 off first booking!
Animal Kingdom of Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Doggie Central
Playa Vista, CA 90230
Canine Retreat
Harbor City, CA 90710
905 E. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Glendale Pet Resort
Glendale, CA 91204
Bow Wow Bungalow
Burbank, CA 91504
The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller
Los Angeles, CA 90025
CageFree K9 Camp
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Joyful Paws Pet Hotel & Daycare
Long Beach, CA 90813
5 Star Doggy Inn
Inglewood, CA 90301
Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort
Stanton, CA 90680
The Wags Club
11860 Mississippi Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Howie’s Doggie Daycare
El Segundo, CA 90245


  • Introduction

    It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

    Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.
  • What is a dog daycare?

    Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

  • What happens at doggy daycare?

    Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

  • Should I take my dog to daycare?

    Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

    • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
    • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
    • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
    • Does your dog walker report issues?
    These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

  • How much is doggy daycare per day?

    Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

  • How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

    The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

  • How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

    They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.