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Dogs On The Run®

Dogs On The Run® is dedicated to enriching the lives of pets by providing exceptional, compassionate care that fosters the beautiful bond between people and pets. DOTR is a Female Founded company that provides distinguished pet care services that are driven by integrity, accountability, and trust, to ensure that: "No Pet’s Go Without Care; While They Are In Our Care!"


    Dogs On The Run® clients treat their pets as part of the family. They see their loyal companion as a source of happiness and strive for their pets to have a long, healthy, and happy life. DOTR clients are committed, patient, observant, adherent, and caring. They have done their due diligence to only have a true compassionate DOTR professional caring for their furry family members!


    Dogs On The Run® works with professionals who have a passion for people and pets! Each professional has experience working in the pet care industry and carries a high standard for the quality of work that is performed. Many service providers have experience as vet techs, groomers, rescue organizations, pet hospice or dog trainers. When you contact DOTR, we will help you determine your specific needs and match you with an available and capable professional pet care provider. The service providers will be happy to provide you with glowing references, completed a background check, a copy of their bond and liability insurance, upon request.


We are so thankful to have found Dogs on the Run! Couldn't be happier with this service! Top notch, indeed.

Angel M.
Encinitas, CA

Our professional was great for our high maintenance dog! It seems that he didn't even notice we were gone! Highly recommend!

Lacey D.
Pullman, WA

We have now been using DOTR for over 3 years and have been nothing but impressed. I assure you will be so happy you reached out to them!

Stacy S.
Carlsbad, CA

If I could give Dogs On The Run 100 stars I would. I am more than grateful for what they do for my 178 pound Great Dane.

Madison J.
San Diego, CA

DOTR has walked our dog almost everyday for 10 years. We know our dog is in the care of walkers who are loving, reliable, skilled, and honest.

Jenny M.
Carlsbad, CA

I can't recommend Dogs on The Run enough. I have used DOTR for about 4 years. The dogs are always incredibly happy, stimulated and loved. Everyone at DOTR that I've worked with have always gone over and beyond my expectations.

Kim M.
Del Mar, CA

We had a phenomenal experience with Dogs On The Run and I would recommend them to anyone who is looking for quality, compassionate dog care. They are the best!

Dirk N.
Portland, OR

DOTR truly exude the passion and commitment to our dogs more so than I have ever seen elsewhere. Dogs on the Run is second to NONE.

Brad A.
San Diego, CA

My dog and I love DOTR and I feel incredibly confident and at ease having them taking care of our furry family member.

Kim S.
Poway, CA

Dogs On The Run has been caring for our mini Schnauzers for 6 years, they continue to deliver outstanding service. This is truly the best service there is!!!

Gina F.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

We were nervous about having someone in our home to care for our pets, but after a meeting with DOTR we were shocked at the level of: Professionalism A+ Communication A+ Price A+ Quality A+

Kim L.
Nashville, TN

DOTR consists of the most fantastic, professional, caring, polite, and genuine people that one could leave their best friend with.

Laura B.
La Mesa, CA

I get texts and photos every visit and I can tell my professional genuinely enjoys spending time with my dogs. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a dog sitter!

Chad S.
San Diego, CA

Just a note to tell you, my husband and I are so pleased with the care, attention, and love Colleen A. gave to our girls. When we need someone again to watch Tammy and Nicolette, I hope Colleen is available.

June G.
Carlsbad, CA


    Let us know what would be an ideal situation for your pet care needs. Then we will check availability to match you with the very best professional in your area.


    Dogs On The Run® only works with responsible, trustworthy, animal loving, insured, educated & compassionate professionals. DOTR affiliates agree to always exhibit professional conduct, honesty, integrity and respect for privacy.



  • Carlsbad Community Impact Finalist 2024
  • Finalist Medallions Best of 2023
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  • Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite 2021
  • Reader Best of 2021
  • NAPPS Certified
  • NAPPS Business of the Year 2021
  • San Diego Business Journal Business Women of the year 2020 Finalist
  • SanDiego Awards Program 2020
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