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Woofwalks provides a variety of services for dog owners in Alameda County. The company’s primary focus is taking clients’ dogs on off-leash excursions through various East Bay Regional Parks, but it also offers customized obedience training, boarding and rehabilitation.
Owner Stacey Wiley says Woofwalks’ ability to work with dogs with behavioral problems makes it stand out in its industry. “A lot of dog walking companies won’t take on dogs that have behavior issues, but we utilize a variety of techniques to curb these types of problems. We even teach the owners how to apply the same techniques at home.”
Woofwalks is insured with Pet Sitters Associates and legally permitted by the East Bay Regional Parks District to conduct off-leash walks. Ms. Wiley says these qualifications give clients an extra sense of security when it comes to entrusting the company with their pets. “When we’re walking off-leash, there’s the possibility of coming into contact with everything from bicycle riders to horses, so we have to be extra prepared and cautious, which our clients really appreciate.”
“We strive to build strong, long-term relationships with our clients and their dogs. By emphasizing training, socialization and exercise, we’re able to offer unique experiences that improve the lives of both our customers and their pets.”
Serving all of Alameda County including Berkeley, San Leandro, Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Castro Valley, Emeryville, Sunol, San Lorenzo and Livermore.
On- & Off-Leash Dog Walking
Dog Boarding & Rehabilitating
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"I don't know.""It's convenient."
"I really like that Wally gets to interact with other dogs. I think that's good for him. It's nice that he gets to socialize. We don't always have the time to take him to the dog park.""Wally gets to go out. We know that he's going to go, have fun, and get to play."
"The person who walks my dog, Maya, is fantastic and really cares about the animals. I get a sense that my dog really enjoys going out on the walks and that's really valuable for me, knowing he's in good hands when he's out and that he's having a good time. ""I like the service that they offer. They come out and pick up the dog. I like that. I also like that they also offer boarding, which has been very helpful for me."
"I would tell a friend we like Woofwalks a lot, especially our regular walker, Maya.""They walk the dog."
"My dogs are happy. They're very reliable, they're very good with the animals, and I like their customer service.""We have the same walker all of the time. "
"They're good owners, good walkers, they have decent boarding, fair prices, and they've got a nice website. They're a great place. We've been using them for years.""I like the fact that you can get some dog training at the same time, and the fact that they will board. I like the young man who's our off-leash dog walker."
"Woofwalks is reliable, and our dog has better behavior now because of the walks that she's received. I think they're reasonably priced. They've been flexible with us if we need an extra walk, and they have good communication.""They pay attention to our dog's behavior."
"They offer different services. Stacey, the owner, has done a lot of training with my dogs. She's one of the most amazing trainers I've ever witnessed. She's better than Cesar Milan. I have rescue pit bulls, and she has been phenomenal in helping me train them and handle them. She has been instrumental in socializing them. I utilize her walking services. I use the same walker all the time, and I rate Jaime very highly. Jaime has them off leash safely.""How they handle the dogs is just great. I've worked with them for 13 years. My dogs have been very well-socialized as a result of their work."
"They are friendly, reliable, and flexible.""We've been extremely satisfied with our walker, Maya. She has made the experience so positive for us. The office has been flexible if we need to change our schedule."
"Reliable""The communication I have with the walker, Maya, she's responsive and flexible in case I need to make changes in my schedule. She lets me know if something is going on with my dog or if she's acting weird. Maya leaves me notes about how the walk went and sends me pictures of my dog on the walk, which is nice."
"They are reliable. I really like Stacey. I've been using them for 15 years. I've been through 2 dogs with them.""I can trust them. They are reliable."
"They look after your dog like they're one of the family. They're more than just dog walking; they train your dog and teach them good manners. They're there when you need advice on anything that's going on with your dog. I trust them to provide timely and accurate information. They have a huge amount of knowledge, and they really care for dogs.""The level of trust I have in them, I feel that they would take care of my dog the way that I would take care of my dog."
"They're great with my dog. They're very accommodating and flexible.""My dog walker, Maya"
"They are an extension of my family.""Their reliability, their customer service, and the fact that they are like family"
"They are reliable, caring, and experienced. My dog feels very much at home with them.""I've been using them now for a decade. They're responsive, and they really care. "
"They totally care for your dog while you're at work. ""The care my dog walker Maya gives to the dogs, I think it's great."
"I would say that you're getting not just a walker but a trainer, too.""I like that the dog is out of the house more than a couple hours a day."
"They're just great. My dog is really happy when she's with them.""We love our dog walker, Maya. She just cares so much about my dog. Maya is really sweet. My dog loves her. It's just good. It's worth the cost."
"It's a great company.""How attentive and thoughtful they are with my dog"
"They are great and reliable.""Their consistency and flexibility"
"I completely trust them. I think they're awesome.""They're really professional. I can tell they love dogs. They don't leave me stranded."
"They are great.""The people involved are really good with my dog."
"I would tell a friend that it's a good way to keep your dog socialized and have them under supervision. It's much safer than a dog park.""The walker, Jared, is very dependable and on time. He gets along with my dog. He likes my dog, and my dog likes him. They seem to follow all the procedures you would imagine."
"They're great.""Good communication, they are responsive and let me know about changes in advance."
"They have friendly dog walkers. My dog loves the dog walker. They're very responsive and easy to work with.""It's just a great service, and we like our dog walker."
"Excellent customer service, my dog comes home very happy.""I think the people who take the dogs for the walk are excellent. My dog gets a rigorous workout. The company is very organized and responsive."
"I would say that they are extremely dedicated to dogs. They are very attentive. They are also exceptionally reliable.""I like it best that they do what they say they are going to do."
"Their thoroughness and how updated they keep the owners about the dogs""I like the updates that I would get and the daily pictures from the hikes, but also the fact that the walker was able to help train and work with the dog."
"They are very reliable. They are flexible and easy to work with. They take very good care of my pet.""I really love our dog walker, Jaime."
"The walker is very dedicated, reliable, and great with a challenging animal.""The flexibility and the experience of the owner, and the rapport and skill of the walker"
"It would be great if you could walk your own dog, but when you're busy, this service comes in handy. They're a good company.""They take good care of my dog when they walk her."
"They really care about dogs. Our dog loves his dog walker.""They really are dog people. They take care of our dog, and my dog's really happy with them."
"They're reliable.""They care for the animals seemingly as much as the owners do. I'm getting great service."
"They are reliable and good.""They do what I expect them to do. They do a good job."
"They're 100% reliable. The staff is friendly. ""I always felt safe leaving my dog with them. "
"I've recommended them several times. I think they're great.""The fact that they take the dogs off leash, we're happy with their service."
"They have a very compassionate staff that really takes care of my dog in every way, and they're flexible. I sometimes have an erratic schedule, but they're flexible with changing dates for walks.""The trainers themselves"
"They provide a good quality and long walk for my dog at a reasonable price.""The dogs are out on the trail for an hour."
"When they came back, they would always give us a slip for how our dog's walk went, which was helpful in knowing what was going on.""The people are so nice. "
"It's great. It's a little on the expensive side, but it's good.""Our dog walker, Gerry, was very nice. They are organized. They give you feedback every day."
"Very convenient, reliable, and trustworthy, I get a happy dog.""Convenience"
"I feel like they are knowledgeable, trustworthy, and reliable when it comes to handling dogs that have behavioral issues that other people can't deal with.""The flexibility is very helpful. The fact that they are knowledgeable about dog behavior, not just dog lovers, is important to me personally. I think they are doing great things. They give reports every walk. I've been using them for 3-4 years."
"They're reliable and good with my dog.""My dog walker, Matt, is very dependable. "
"I'm not sure. ""They know my dog."
"They are very flexible and accommodating. They have good pricing. The walker's seem to really enjoy their jobs and get along with the dogs.""I think reliability"
"The owner Stacey is very knowledgeable. She knows dogs and knows how to fit dogs to walkers. We have a very skittish, fearful dog, and the moment she saw Stacey, she was just in love with her.""They're very flexible with our scheduling."
"They're a reliable dog service. We've been using them for a year and a half. We've been very happy. They're fine. ""It's a reliable service."
"Reliable, great walkers, my dog loves them.""I really like my dog walker, Jaime. He's a great guy. They can almost always take my dog if I need to board her. I use them every 2 days."
"They were reliable, dependable, and we got what we were looking for.""They were always here when then said they would be, and there were never any problems coordinating with them. They were very reliable."
"They do a good job.""The prompt communication"
"I would say that it's a great service. I trust our walker, Jaime, in particular. ""They're reliable. Jaime loves my dog. He's one of her favorite people in the world."
"I would recommend them.""It's a great service. We've had nothing but positive things from them."
"My dog seems to be very happy and well rested when I get home.""I like how much they care about the dogs."
"The individual walkers are fantastic. However, the organization of the company is somewhat spotty. ""The two walkers we have, Glen and Maya"
"They're flexible and seem to take good care of the dogs.""I got to know the walkers. "
"They were easy to work with. My dog had fun with them.""They were able to work with my schedule. Their prices were reasonable."
"It's a very good way to keep your dog active and socialized. ""The fact that they're open to options in terms of scheduling and frequency"
"It's convenient because of the flexible scheduling.""The customer service, the person coordinating is flexible, accommodating, and responsive. You feel like they are organized, so they will take care of your dog."
"They've been really reliable, and they seem to be a really organized company that focuses on customer service. They just recently let go of a dog walker because of some stuff that he was doing that they weren't happy with. They handled it really well, and you can tell when there's bad politics in a company, but they've been providing a really good service.""I like that they service my area, because it was kind of hard to find a dog walking company that serviced my area. They offer a lot of services, and they make it easy on the consumer to use them as a business. "
"We really did love the dog walker, Maya.""We liked just how much our dog liked Maya."
"They have flexible scheduling and a good license and bonding background.""The flexibility of the scheduling, I'm happy with the care my dogs received."
"If you have an older dog or a dog that doesn't have high energy, they would probably be good for that. We have a very high energy dog, and we feel he wasn't exercised properly.""They're very friendly."