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SitStayPlaywalks

Los Angeles, CA

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About SitStayPlaywalks

We are crazy about dogs, as you are! We provide fun dog walks, dog hikes and dog park outings.

We offer cage-free dog daycare with full-service dog boarding in our spacious home. Our business is taking care of your pet, and we are happy to offer a variety of services that we are sure you will love.

Our SitStayPlaywalks dogs get to enjoy a safe, healthy and fun atmosphere with lots of great interaction. Dogs can participate in play groups, gnaw on dog-safe toys, play ball, hang out with humans, or just lounge around in the warm sun.

We deliver the best in group socialization which not only provides a fun environment for your pet, but also gives the greatest benefit to each dog in our care. The point is that, they're not at home by themselves.

The benefits are numerous with SitStayPlaywalks. We promise that your dogs' social skills will increase and your dogs will learn how to play and interact with other dogs in a safe, fun, and meaningful way. Boredom behaviors caused by lack of activity, and inadequate mental and physical stimulation are virtually eliminated.

Additionally, at the end of the day you will have a pup that is happy, relaxed and tired from playing all day.

Dogs are social animals and need interaction. They need companionship and exercise for their total well-being. Our dogs will spend the day being a part of a healthy, happy dog pack. This will provide them with a social outlet, while you spend the day doing your human stuff.

For those guests that need to spend the night (boarding), we also offer the ability for all our dogs to play and socialize during the day, so they may sleep comfortably at night.

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Los Angeles, CA 90036

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  • 5/5 stars February 20, 2013

    Our dog Pete LOOOVES it when he gets to spend the day with Chris, Emi, and the rest of the dog pack! He always comes back happy and well exercised (just what he needs). Love these guys -- they are the best!!

  • 5/5 stars February 13, 2013

    I've have had nothing but a great experience with Chris and Emiliana.
    They are very accommodating at sitstayplaywalks they understand the individual needs of each dog's situation. They are trustworthy, friendly and I am glad they takecare of my Dog!

  • 5/5 stars February 1, 2013

    Sitstayplaywalks is phenomenal. Search no more!
    I have been in a pinch a couple of times for a walker/sitter and Sitstayplaywalks came through. Emi and Chris, are impassioned for the work they do and the animals they take care of. Flexibility, followup, and problem solving comes second-nature to the entire crew at this great company!

  • 5/5 stars January 31, 2013

    Emiliana and Chris are amazing with my 7 month old great dane mix jake! he has so much energy and is just non stop! hes not a bad boy i can just see that he needs to be active durring the day, before working with them i looked at a few different day cares but they were a bit too pricy for us, i even considerd maybe just doing walks because i knew i could not afford $30 dollars a day, but when i found Emiliana and Chris with Sitstayplaywalks they made it possible for jake to go to Day Care. i can see how happy my little big guy is now and how much they love him as well. it makes me happy to know he is in loving hands.

  • 5/5 stars December 1, 2012

    Emi,
    And her associates have been a pleasure to work with. Leo my one year old was afraid of other people once he met Emi, he went from his tail between his legs to waiting at the door for her to return.

    Professional and trustworthy I will recommend her to others!

  • 5/5 stars November 4, 2012

  • 5/5 stars October 18, 2011

    I have never met someone who is as good at a job as Emi is at hers. Emi has been taking care of my Samoyed puppy, Panda, for about a year. Emi started with Panda when she was only four months old and has been there through everything.

    Emi has taught Panda how to shake, fetch at the dog park, and sit and stay at cross walks. When Panda would get sick when she was very young because her immune system was still developing, Emi would adjust her schedule and take Panda on a separate walk from her other dogs so there was no risk that the other dogs would get sick. This meant that I didn't have to adjust my schedule on those days and try to scamble to come home from work at lunch.

    When Panda went through her second chewing phase at eight months and needed more exercise, I increased the time that Emi would take her each day. Now Emi takes Panda for four hours every day, usually two and a half in the morning and one and a half in the afternoon. Panda gets to run around the dog park in the morning and then gets leash trained by Emi on walks in the afternoon, all with a bunch of other dogs who have helped to socialize her and teach her how to play with every kind of dog (bigger, smaller, younger and older).

    I searched all the day care websites within 10 miles of me and all the dog walkers in my area and no one was even close to being as competitive on price. In addition, different from the day care places, Emi cares for the dogs actively, throwing balls for them at the park, training them, teaching them how to play with each other and just generally challenging them to learn. This is way different from the experience I had at a very good day care center with my previous dog. There, my previous dog went and played for about thirty minutes and then just kind of laid around with the other dogs. As a result, I would come home and my dog would still be energized and anxious to play, as opposed to calm and ready to join the family.

    Emi also dog sits for me when I go out of town. I trust Emi and she has the keys and just stays at my apartment so that Panda doesn't have to sleep on her own or stay in a crate by herself over night like at a kennel or even stay in a place where she's not used to sleeping. Emi is responsible and trustworthy and takes care of my place better than I do.

    Emi is THE BEST!!!

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Walking and Sitting

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. How do you correct bad behavior?

every walker just like trainers have ways of dealing with bad behavior. as for me, i do like to follow some of Cesar Millans lessons.

Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?

A. A Pet.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. That it's not a job, it's my Life and i ejoy every minute of it.

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. how did it all start?

i think for most Dog walkers, Dog walking just happens. For me it started as something to make me some extra money, but i started to love it and realized that there was so much more to just "walking a dog", you have to be in touch with mother nature to truly appreciate a walk with a Dog.

Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?

A. That i have a soft spot for Homeless Pets.

Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?

A. My love for animals, seems like anyone in my line of work would say the same but maybe its really true...We Do It For Sparkys Love.

Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?

A. Be sure you are doing it for the right reason... you cant fake it with a dog.

Q. Write your own question and answer it.

A. what other services do you offer?

Aside from Dog Walking i also offer Pet Photography!
that i print and frame for you to keep as a reminder of how much love your pet gives to you.

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