Pet owners across Los Angeles who work are forced to leave their dog alone and often come home after a long day to a high strung best friend. To help alleviate the stress both for the guardian and their pet, try taking them to doggy day care. From practical to downright posh here are some of the best pet day care facilities in Los Angeles.
Hours: Sun to Sat 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
D Pet Hotels prides itself on being the most exclusive luxury spa and resort in Los Angeles. They offer chauffer services for those owners too busy to drop off their pet. D Pet Hotels will pick up from Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Hancock Park in a luxury vehicle. Let your dog spend the day playing with his or her canine friends in one of three parks on the hotel’s grounds.
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Hours: Mon to Fri 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
At Chateau Marmutt, your canine friend will get the attention and exercise he or she deserves in a safe environment. Every dog at Chateau Marmutt is invited to play under the careful attention of the facilities’ professionals in the supervised indoor dog park.
Hours: Mon to Fri 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat to Sun 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Healthy Spot has a friendly and knowledgeable staff offering dedicated daycare in a safe and supervised environment. They also offer specialty services for your dog while in daycare, such as pet massage therapy and reiki healing. Or, you can choose to have your dog groomed in Healthy Spot’s full-service spa while you slave away at work. Check out the Healthy Spot store when you pick up or drop off your pooch. You’ll find the best products from food and treats to collars, leashes, toys and clothes.
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Hours: Mon to Fri 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Pampered Pet Hotel & Spa in the San Fernando Valley caters to all types of dogs, all ages. With a trained and knowledgeable staff, even canine seniors and dogs that have trouble socializing are invited to stay in their own private room. Serving Sherman Oaks, Burbank, Hidden Hills, Los Angeles County, the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Monica, Simi Valley, Conejo Valley, Westlake Village and surrounding cities, there’s even a web cam so owners can witness the fun their pooch his having during their stay.
Susan Hartzler helms Alpha Dog Public Relations, whose clients span the pet, travel and technology industries. Hartzler is the LA Pet Products Examiner and keeps track of both pet and family issues and topics for you!