San Diego


We hope to bring you a comprehensive list of resources for your animal pal's every need, both in San Diego and elsewhere on the Internet.

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The Playgroup Gang

Del Mar Dog Club: Chili, Sage, Winnie, Montana, Kirby, Jacq, Savannah & Meghan

San Diego

Breed Rescues

Name Location Address Map Description
Pit Bull Rescue San Diego San Diego 5694 Mission Center Road, Suite #602
San Diego, CA 92108
Bichon FurKids Rescue       Bichon FurKids Rescue is a charitable not-for-profit organization based in and serving Southern California. Our goal is to rescue Bichons, Bichon mixes and other small dogs who can no longer live with their original guardian or guardians.

Bichon FurKids Rescue
"Making a Difference in a Dog's Life"
National Cat Protection Society   Spring Valley 9031 Birch Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 469-8771 
  The National Cat Protection Society takes in owner-relinquished cats that need a place to stay while responsible homes are sought. Tuesday - Saturday, 12 noon - 4:30 p.m.
Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego  

(858) 277-3557
(619) 221-9206 


Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego

Basset Hound Rescue    (619) 286-8683     
Boxer Rescue/Referral    (760) 747-5712     
Daschund Rescue of San Diego    (619) 262-9687    A favorite of My family daschund came from here and she has been a wonderful addition to our family.
Southland Sheltie Rescue  San Diego County 619-347-0379     
German Shepard Rescue    (858) 576-1016     
Miniature Schnauzers Rescue    (619) 661-6444     
Pug Rescue of San Diego    (619) 685-3580     
San Diego Keeshond Rescue    Email:     
Sheltie Rescue    (760) 789-9659     
Siberian Husky Rescue/Referrals    (619) 934-0315
West Highland White Terrier Club of California Westie Rescue    Cheryl Etmans

Annie Wadsworth

Glenda Wheeler
  The only regional and national club affiliate Westie Rescue operating in Southern California. 
Labrador Rescuers San Diego, Inland Empire and South Orange County
(619) 819-0234
  Labrador Rescuers helps to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home Labrador Retrievers from county shelters and private homes throughout the San Diego, Inland Empire and South Orange County areas.
Escandido Humane Society Escandido

3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 888-2275


Adoption Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week
Animal Control Center is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week

Wendy Humphrey  San Diego 5004 Dehesa Rd.
El Cajon, Ca. 92019
  I am an active member of CRC, Canine Rescue Coalition, Inc. ( Mastiff Rescue) GSD, & Rottweiler Rescues here in San Diego, Ca. I have 2 female Mastiffs and 2 female Rotties I REALLY to need to place in forever homes. I have been involved with Rescue for over 10 years.

San Diego

Internet Links

Name Location Description
Your pets are affected too!    Go Places With Your Dog!TM
Pet Lovers Resources San Diego    Brought to you by Pet Lovers Publications, plenty of other great Pet information about San Diego and other areas too.    The Internet Pet Paradise. Sign up and receive savings on all kinds of cool pet stuff.    One-stop shopping on-line for all your pet's needs. 
Yahoo! - Pets     
iVillage Pets    Part of the great iVillage network of web sites with great articles, chats and bargains for your pets. 

San Diego


Name Location Address Map Description
Feral Cat Coalition         
Greyhound Pets of America    (877) GR8TDOG     
House Rabbit Society         
Mostly Monkeys    (760) 788-6940     
Parrot Rehabilitation Society         
Southwestern Rottweller Club of San Diego    (619) 645-8800     
San Diego Animal Control  Downtown  5480 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA, USA 92110
(619) 595-4505
FAX: (619) 296-5305

  Licensing General Information: (619) 595-4555 
Helen Woodward Animal Center  Rancho Sante Fe  P.O. Box 64
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Phone: (858) 756-4117
Fax: (858) 756-1466

e-mail: Animal Center
11 am to 6 pm
7 days a week
(including most holidays...Closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas days)

San Diego

Other Resources

Name Location Description
San Diego
Healing Hands Canine Massage  San Diego Mobile canine massage and bodywork service. Includes posture and movement evaluation, aromatherapy.
PetTech San Diego    Pet First Aid & Care Training 
Margaret's Pet Wash   San Diego    
Lucky Dog Grooming  San Diego   
Sky Hunter Wildlife Education  San Diego   
San Diego Pet Law San Diego San Diego Pet Law provides guidance and assistance to individuals who are in need of an attorney who specifically deals with issues as they pertain to people's pets.
Pet Passions Salon and More Rancho Bernardo Full Service Holistic Pet Grooming
Doggie Day Care
Finest Foods and Supplements
(858) 613-0066
Aussie Pet Mobile San Diego

Mobile Pet Grooming for Dogs and Cats in San Diego in Southern California. Full service grooming, extra gentle care.
(858) 560-5007

Wonder Dog Training Serving inland north county In-home private lessons; dog friendly, effective obedience training and behavior modification. ABTA certified dog trainer.
(760) 739-0580
Bare Bones Dog Training San Diego Positive Techniques-Positive Results
Mobile Training
San Francisco SPCA Certified Trainer & Behavior Counselor
(619) 434-9342
Always on Sale Pet Supplies   We carry the complete selection of Pet Products and Supplies for your dog, cat, ferret, rabbit, birds and more. From Remote Electronic Dog Training Collars to Dog Beds, Cat Beds and Pet Pillows for any pet, Always On Sale Pet Supplies offers the Lowest Prices and FREE Shipping on almost every item in stock.  We carry the widest selection of crates and cages for professional animal trainers & handlers, dog kennels and more. With our vast choices of multi-unit stacking cages for veterinary hospitals, petting zoo and dog kennels, we have virtually every cage, crate or housing unit designed to fit your pet housing needs.
We also have airline travel cages and crates for cats and dogs from the largest breed down to the tiniest teacup size dog.
No Animal Left Behind

(619) 750-8199

A non-profit organization striving to end hunger by providing individual meals to the 4-legged members of families in crisis, due their parents' ill-fortune of being without a home, in the common hardship of layoffs due to today's economy and to those living in low-income houses, such as the elderly and the disabled.
Serving all of San Diego County.

San Diego Pet Driver (a division of California Chaufferu Corp.) (619) 252-5244

Pamper yourself and your pet by being driven…

 We'll take you to the:


Pet Groomers

Pet Shops

Dog Shows

Veterinary clinics

Pet Hospital




I charge a flat rate of $45 (one way) within a 12 mile radius and   I accept all major credit cards.

Mobile Pet Photography Joe Rivera
North County Humane Society 2905 San Luis Rey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
  1. We have a pet park on our property
  2. We are a Humane Society, so we welcome visitors to come find their forever friend here.
  3. We offer a program to individuals in need called Project KEPPT that provide low cost options.  You can find more information at
Washn' Wag'n San Diego
(858) 945-6389

Mobile Pet Groomer servicing San Diego.

San Diego

Pet Sitting

Name Location Description
Rebecca’s Pets
(619) 298-7067
Professional, reliable pet sitting in your own home. Know that your pets are safe, secure, and cared for while you are away. Dog walking and running also available. All visits include security check, rotate lights and blinds, take out trash and bring in mail, provide food, water, and medication, brushing and combing, playtime, and always lots of love and affection. Dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, birds, and many other pets. Service area from Pacific Beach to National City, Mission Bay to La Mesa. Discounts to new clients, students, seniors, and military.
Forte Professional Pet Sitting Leslie Balcaen
Forte Professional Pet Sitting
Happy K9 Camp (619) 392-1546

We are a licencensed professional, caring & compassionate dog walk and pet sitting service tailored to the needs of you and your pet. HAPPY K9 CAMP is family owned and oriented with a genuine love and care for animals. Your pet will be exercised and given plenty of love and attention, They will have a BLAST!! We definitely take care of your pets as if they were our own.

Services We Provide Include:
Daily Dog visits! (To your home while you are away)
Daily Dog Walks! ( To the beach or park*)
"Puppy Vet Checks"
"Dog Vet Checks"
Full time in house dog sitting!
Dog Taxi! (To Vet or virtually anywhere!!)

Professional Pet Sit, Inc. (619) 287-0027
Jamboree Pet Care, Inc. Mission Valley
2307 Fenton Pkwy #107-151
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 272-0271
Jamboree Pet Care, Inc. is Mission Valley's premier pet care service.
Nobody loves your pet as much as you do but we think we can come close! We feed, walk and play with them just as you would. Whether you are away on vacation or just out late for some much needed "me" time, our experienced sitters are there to make sure your pet is comfortable, fed and happy.
Services offered include: Pet sits, Mid-day dog walks, overnights and pet taxi.
Caroline's Cat Sitting 29th Street
South Park, San Diego
$15. per visit includes:
feeding, changing water, washing food and water dishes, litter cleaned, basic daily grooming if / as needed, min. 15 minutes of play time and attention, medications administered if / as needed, mail taken in.
References available
619 795-3097
Dogs and the City 
Doggie Daycare and Spa
San Diego 555 West C St, Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-WOOF (9663)
Camp 4 Dogs Doggie Daycare (760) 214-6085

Serving San Diego, California, Camp 4 Dogs is owned and operated by Jenny Gutierrez. Jenny and her Camp Counselors have been caring for North County's dogs for over 10 years. Camp 4 Dogs is a place for dogs to have fun in a safe and loving environment. We formerly operated under the name “JenDogs Dog Day Care.”

The Purrfect Pet Buddies Co. Metro San Diego and Southbay areas
(619) 864-0997

Fully licensed, bonded and Insured in-home pet sitting services.  CPR & First Aid certification.  PSI member.

Curious Cat Sitting East County
(619) 442-9962
Curious Cat Sitting offers professional, reliable and compassionate in-home pet care.  We specialize in cats, but also welcome dogs, birds, fish, lizards and other pets.  Pets with disabilities or those needing extra special care are also welcome.  Offering visits up to 3 times daily, overnight care, pet transportation and house sitting.  Free initial consultation visit.  References available.  Licensed, bonded and insured.  Pet First Aid & CPR Certified.  For more information visit
Urban Animal Pet Sitters Serving zip codes:  92103, 92104, 92101, 92140, 92133, 92134, 92118, 92178, 92155, 92107, 92109, 92105, 92135, 92115, 92116, 92108, 92123, 92110, 92111, 92124, 92120, 92115

(619) 251.1278
Family owned and operated services for your pets.  We have the experience to care for all your pets in their home environment. We spend quality time with your pet and ensure that they receive the equal balance of attention, exercise, nutrition, and care.  When you choose Urban Animal Pet Sitters, you get the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your pet is being cared for by a professional. We are bonded and insured for your security.  We are a member of Pet Sitters International.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of our four legged friends, and that is why we donate $1.00 from every service to the San Diego Humane Society.  Not only will you get the best service for your pet, but you will be helping pets in need at the same time!

Always There Pet Care

PHONE: 619-788-1095 / 920-284-8661

Pet services include:
Walks: 30- or 60-minute  (we are located right across the street from DOG BEACH!) Brushing Shampooing Administration of medicine Litterbox cleaning Transportation to vet or groomer Overnight and weekly/monthly packages available

Home services include:
Watering plants
Bringing in newspapers/mail
Turning on/alternating lights
Opening/closing blinds
Taking out the trash

Camp Bow Wow
1677 N Marshall Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

We are a Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp. Our campers play all day in our indoor/outdoor play yards, and you can view them online anytime with our Camper Cams. Our Certified Camp Counselors are expertly trained in dog behavior, safety, and health management and are there to ensure your pup has a great time!

Pet Auntie Dona Tracy
32nd Street
San Diego, CA 92116
(845) 224-4580
We Serve Pets (619) 393-1444

We offer in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, walks, day care and training, etc.

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Name Location Address Map Description
Del Mar
Day Care for Dogs  3 Miles East of Del Mar on Seabreeze Farms in the North County  Call Janet Leech
(619) 481-8922

  Started 35 years ago, it is a perfect solution for the working family. Janet feels that dogs are happier and healthier when given companionship, exercise, and a stimulating environment. 
East County
Sarah's Pet Pals    21 North Mollison Ave
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 277-6775

  Sarah's Pet Pals is a new and convenient pet sitting company that makes your pet(s) our number one priority and concern. 
Catered Critters Serving El Cajon, La Mesa, & Santee Cathy Murphy
  Specializing in Canine Massage. In business since 1997.
Holiday Pet Hotel        Established pet-sitting service for while you are away. 
Pets at Home  Encinitas, serving 10 mile radius Krista Colgan
  In business for five years. Licensed, bonded and insured. 
North County Coastal
Markim Pet Resort  Carmel Valley  4393 Carmel Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA
  Offering day care, boarding and training in an idyllic country setting. 
North County Inland
Dog Walks R Us San Diego North County Inland area
San Diego, CA
(858) 547-9276
  We are a professional, caring & compassionate dog walk and pet sitting service tailored to the needs of you and your pet. Dog Walks R Us is owned and operated by a Retired Woman Marine with a genuine love for animals. Your pet will be exercised and given plenty of love and attention. We are licensed, insured and bonded with memberships to: NAPDW, PSA, LLC & TAPSA.

Other Services offered:

Free Consultation

Discounted Rates: Seniors, Military and Homebound

Affordable Rates & Flexible Schedules

30, 45, 60 minute Walks/Visits

Mail & Newspaper Pick Up, Watering Plants

*Other Pet Related Needs Requested by Client  
Dog Days Ranch Poway 12771 Cobblestone Creek Rd
Poway, Ca 92064
(858) 679-0119
  Can Rover come over and play? We provide over 1/3 acre of outside running/play area for our day campers. We also provide socialized boarding - your dog sleeps on his/her bed (or the couch) inside our home and is treated like one of our guests. Dogs love it here! Pick up and drop off for day care is available within our pick up area in Poway. A tired dog is a good dog!
San Diego County
Pet Sitters Association & Referral Service   Enitre County  Toll-free 1-888-4-PET-SIT or 1-888-473-8748
3089-C Clairemont Drive
Suite 254
San Diego, CA 92117  
  Drop-In Visits, Daily Dog Walking, Overnights, In-Home Boarding, Training All our member businesses are pre-screened, city licensed, bonded, insured, carry service contracts and offer FREE consultations.  
Em's Pet Patrol Serving central San Diego county (858) 775-PETS   Insured and bonded pet sitting services.
Furee Friends Furee Friends in home Pet Sitting (619) 447-8592   "We love 'em, when you leave" 'em" 
Vicki's Pampered Pet Care In home Pet Sitting (619) 583-0730
  Serving San Diego since 1993
Haley's Home and Pet Care In Home Pet Care (619) 293-7381
  Provides quality, professional care that goes far beyond filling a bowl up with food. The goal is to provide genuine, dependable pet care from someone you can trust.
Mika's Pet Sitting In Home Pet Care P.O. Box 261923
San Diego, CA 92126
(619) 708-4368
  Serving Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch in San Diego. Service includes at-home petsitting, dog walks, watching home security.
A-No.1 Pet Service Serving Central and inland north county Michelle Harper
  We perform daily drop-in visits to give your beloved pets lots of exercise + TLC! You will have peace-of-mind knowing that while you are away, a professional will be performing a security check on your home, daily dog walks, + MORE! We are pet First-Aid certified, licensed, bonded, and insured.
PAWPRINTS In Home Pet Sitting In Home Pet Care Diana Langley
P.O. Box 4513
San Diego, CA 92164
  Best Pet Sitting Business 2002, North Park News
Best Pet Sitting Business 2001, San Diego Reader
The Casual Canine Pet Care Serving the coastal north county area Chris & Tracy Greenup
760 942-5900
  Dog Walking Pet Sitting & Dog Day Care
We also carry Solid Gold pet food treats and supplements
Swank Pets, Professional Pet Sitting Serving North Inland region of San Diego County Kathy Swank
17734 Azucar Way
San Diego, CA 92127
  Loving Care for your pets and your home when you can't be there. Services include in home pet care, dog walking, pet taxi services, home care. We'll give you peace of mind so can work or travel worry-free. Licenced, bonded and insured for your protection.
All My Furry Friends" Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Serving Pacific Beach, La Jolla, UTC, Mission Valley, Mission Hills, Hillcrest, Bay Park, Clairemont, Allied Gardens, Del Cerro, Tierrasanta, San Carlos Allison Godinho
  "All My Furry Friends" was voted by the people of San Diego "Best-of 2002-2003" for pet boarding
Nanny For Your Pet Offering pet sitting & dog walking in San Diego proper. Gloria Bremermann
  Service areas include: North Park, Hillcrest, Mission Hills, University Heights, Downtown, City Heights, Clairemont, College Area, Coronado, Golden Hill, Linda Vista, Mission Valley, Morena area, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, Tierrasanta
Carrie's Pet Sitting Service Serving San Diego Carrie Ross
  In business since 1996. Licensed, Bonded, and Insured Experienced Veterinary Technician
Countywide Referrals for Pet Services All San Diego County Nancy Vonasek-Farrar
Toll free 1-866-400-PETS
  San Diego's source for pre-screened quality pet care. Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Day Care, In-home boarding, Transportation, Overnight care, Dog Training, Grooming.
Puptown Doggy DayCare Downtown San Diego Corey Danner
  Puptown is a doggy daycare in downtown San Diego, and also offer cage/crate free boarding. Dogs enjoy supervised free play, command reinforcement (positive only), socialization, and lots of TLC in a safe, secure, fun environment. Our facility is temperature controlled and has rubber flooring inside for bruise-free tumbling, and outdoor space for fresh air, sunshine, and potty breaks. There are lots of comfy beds for our canine clients to nap on, fresh distilled water is always available, and Puptown is sanitized daily. Daycare is available daily from 7 am to 7 pm.
Maid For Your Pet North Park, South Park, Mission Hills, Golden Hill, University Heights, Normal Heights, Kensington, Old Town, Bankers Hill, Downtown, and Hillcrest. Jenni Cohen
  Convenient pet sitting services in the comfort of your home. Your pet family can stay at home where pet care routines can be maintained. Daily visits to your home include, dog walking, litter box maintenance, fresh food and water, bringing in mail and watering plants. Any other home care or pet care needs can be provided. Daily visits are 1, 2 or 3 times a day. I also provide regular dog walking services during the week and overnight house stays. Call for a free consultation. Owner Jenni Cohen is City Licensed, bonded and insured.
Dog Days Ranch Poway 12771 Cobblestone Creek Rd
Poway, Ca 92064
(858) 679-0119
  Can Rover come over and play? We provide over 1/3 acre of outside running/play area for our day campers. We also provide socialized boarding - your dog sleeps on his/her bed (or the couch) inside our home and is treated like one of our guests. Dogs love it here! Pick up and drop off for day care is available within our pick up area in Poway. A tired dog is a good dog!
"Citi-Tails" - Professional Experienced Dog Walker/Sitter   We will customize our services to fit each client's needs. Whether you are away for business, vacation, or for an unexpected emergency, you can count on us to care for your pets and your home as if they were our own. We have special play groups for dogs under 25pounds and play groups for our larger babies!

Our mission is to become a leader in professional pet services and to provide exercise and socialization in a fun and safe environment with a knowledgeable and trustworthy team.

Dogs On The Run
(760) 443 7475
  Need Dog Walking, Pet Sitting or Pet Taxi Services? Dogs On The Run is the place for you! We are Bonded, Insured and members of Pet Sitters International.
Paws Pet Sitting Serving East County including Allied Gardens, Del Cerro, El Cajon, La Mesa, San Carlos, Santee   8864 Navajo Rd. #123
San Diego, CA 92119
(619) 825-9339
  We provide loving care for your pets while you're away. We offer in home pet sitting and daily dog walking in the East County. Licensed & Insured.
Professional Petsitting Service areas:
North Park
Mission Hills
Normal Heights/Kensington
College Area
Linda Vista
Mission Valley
Morena Area
Ocean Beach
Point Loma
619-204-9029   Daily dogs walks
Daily visits
Doggy daycare
In my home overnights for dogs and cats
Medication administration
Spoil'em Rotten Pet Sitting Serving Central San Diego
619-920-PETS (7387)
  My name is Tracey and I have been spoiling pets in San Diego since 1996. While I am taking care of your pets, please be assured that they will be treated as if they are my own. Please visit my site for rates and daily dog walking specials.
Go Fido Go Central Coastal and Central Inland
  Licensed, Bonded, and Insured. We service in Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Bankers Hill, Downtown, Old Town, North and South Park. Go Fido Go is a family owned and operated team of dedicated animal professionals with a lifetime of experience in pet ownership and care. We started our pet care business because it always bothered us to board our pets and remove them their natural environment. It was also difficult when work required extra time and we had to worry about calling a friend to take the dogs out for a walk. We knew many pet owners felt the same way and from this Go Fido Go was created. We offer: Dog walking, overnights in your home, cat, bird, and small animal visits, pet taxi, and more!
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