Dog walking in Ladera Ranch

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What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Liliana SLadera Ranch, CA

5.0

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“Dogs are our link to happiness!”

My name is Liliana. I have been a dog lover my entire life and have been surrounded by dogs since I was a child. Being the owner of two dogs, I know how difficult it is to find someone you can trust to take care of your four legged family members. I'm extremely patient and trustworthy and have experience working at pet shelters and taking care of neighbors and friends dogs while they are out of town. I will give your pet the love it deserves and will make sure the experience is 100% positive.

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Cody CLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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“Why work with people when you can work with dogs”

Hi there my names is Cody. I’m 30 yrs old and live in South Orange County with my two rescue pit bulls. Ive been working with dogs for over 8 years now and have gained a lot of experience and training. For the first 6 years I worked as a floor supervisor at a doggie daycare here in south oc and through them I was properly trained to give baths, trim nails, administer insulin shots and oral meds. I have a lot of experience with positive reinforcement clicker training. Hope to met your pup someday

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Brittany WLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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Hey everyone! My name is Brittany and I live in beautiful Laguna Niguel. I grew up owning dogs, from large breeds to the little guys! I also attended veterinary technician school and have worked in an animal hospital since 2012. Dogs are my one true passion in life and I wouldn’t want it any other way. I am very educated when it comes to the health of a dog and also body language and personality traits plus I absolutely love being outdoors! I can’t wait to meet your fuzzy friends!

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Katherine KLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

(1425)

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I've been a dog-lover all my life. I grew up with a dog and been a dog owner myself. I have many years of dog walking experience. I would be happy to walk your dog.

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Jennifer HLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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“Dog hair don’t care!”

Hi! My name is Jennifer. I grew up with dogs mostly smaller dogs like Poodles and Shih Tzu’s. As an adult I’ve owned 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks who both lived to be 12 1/2 years old. My current dog is a mixed breed dog who I rescued 3 years ago. Walking, exercising, and socializing my pets has always been a huge priority for me. I look forward to taking your dog out so he or she can get the proper exercise they need.

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Annalisa DLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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“All your walking and photo needs will be met!”

I have worked for Wag as a daily walker for almost 3 years now and I could not be happier! My walks deliver safety, meeting goals, having fun and maybe a short photo shoot! I have extensive experience with dogs of all breeds and temperaments (+some cats here and there!) I myself am currently raising my first Doberman puppy! I am also a full time interior design student. Walking in the Newport Beach area

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Nancy MLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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“A Pawsitively great time and care for your dog!”

Hi, I am Nancy. I was born and raised in Southern California. I now live in Dana Point with my Papillon mix dog Gidget. All my life I have had pets and always had the mindset to give back. Currently, I have opened up my online pet boutique-Little Paws Pet Boutique and I also foster bunnies at my home. I love meeting new dogs and hope to meet and care for your dog soon.

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Annabelle BLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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Hi, my name is Annabelle and I've lived in Newport Beach, California all my life. I currently have two dogs, a papillon named Eevee and a cocker spaniel named Duchess (kinda small dogs but I have owned big dogs before too). I've been arounds dogs since before I could talk and have been walking them for longer than I can remember. I am someone who can be trusted with your pet and love all animals. I hope I can meet your dog soon :)

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Nancy NLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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“DOGS ARE THE BEST PEOPLE”

Hello, my name is Nancy and I am happily married with a family of 3 fur babies, 2 fish, 1 cockatiel, and 1 bearded dragon. Daily I wake up to happy tails wagging, ready and eager to go on long walks, to the dog parks, hiking, the beach, or to puppy play dates. I will be studying to become a veterinary technician. Growing up I have always been surrounded by animals; from family pets to those I have rescued and nurtured back to health until I found them a loving new home. Fun for me is learning through new experiences from outdoor activities, drawing, driving vehicles, riding bikes, working out, healthy recipes, and enjoying it alongside loving family and pets. My dream is to help as many animals in the world as I can and ensure they have amazing, long, happy lives. Always with a smile, I am ecstatic to meet your fur baby.

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Sarah KLadera Ranch, CA

4.9

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Hi, I'm Sarah! I grew up in England and have lived in California for 16 years. I've always had dogs of my own and am currently the proud owner of two rescue terriers. I am experienced with dogs of all sizes and ages and I love meeting new dogs! I am a hiker and runner and look forward to keeping healthy with your dog! I will treat your dog as if it were my own and will make sure that the Wag! experience is a fantastic one, for you and your dog!

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Dog Walking in Ladera Ranch

Ladera Ranch, California is the best of both worlds. Here, you'll find breathtakingly beautiful rural areas in addition to the bustling atmosphere of a big city, making it the perfect place for both country and city dogs to live or visit.

Located in Orange County, the city is a 4,000-acre extension between Rancho Santa Margarita and Rancho Mission Viejo. The city does not have any pet-friendly facilities apart from a few eateries, you can find parks, recreational areas, and plenty of outdoor activities in the surrounding areas. Ladera Ranch has three veterinary clinics of its own, but you can find more in nearby Santa Ana and Los Angeles.

If you're looking for a cool place to visit with Fido and let him run off-leash, then Mission Viejo Dog Park in the eastern part of Mission Viejo is a perfect choice! This park is set in front of the vast, leafy area of Tijeras Canyon and features three separate sections for small pooches, large mutts and those who prefer playing and exercising alone. Let Fido off his leash so he can make friends with the local dogs who pawsitively love this park!

For pooches keen on exploring and sniffing out new places, Mission Viejo has something up its sleeve. Almost 19 miles of Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail -- stretching from South Laguna to Rancho Santo Margarita -- passes through the heart of Mission Viejo. There are plenty of recreation opportunities, parks and hidden spots for picnics along the trail, so pack up your essentials and hit the trail!

While Ladera Ranch doesn't have many dog-friendly places and spaces of its own, its convenient proximity to muttropolises like Santa Ana and Los Angeles means that Fido-friendly fun is never far away!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Ladera Ranch

North Laguna Niguel

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,488 per sq. mi.

North Laguna Niguel

48

Bordering with Aliso Viejo to the north, most of Laguna Niguel is occupied by the extensive area of Laguna Niguel Regional Park. This park provides visitors with plenty of space to find a retreat or spend a weekend with the family. The alluring banks of the Sulphur Creek Reservoir are the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor activity. The park is totally dog-friendly, so feel free to put your pup on their leash and explore miles of walking trails, sandy and green paths to the water, and lots of shaded places to exercise or just relax and unwind. This is a perfect spot for those who love fishing! Two dog-friendly eateries are located right across the street from the northern part of the park, near Aliso Village Shopping Center. These include Jersey Mike’s Subs and Avila’s El Ranchito.

Downtown Laguna Niguel

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,446 per sq. mi.

Downtown Laguna Niguel

36

Downtown Laguna Niguel will welcome you and your pup with busy roads and loud traffic coupled with a few recreation areas to find some peace and stay calm and cool on hot days. Crown Valley Park, which is maintained by Laguna Niguel Parks and Recreation, is a dog-friendly place to visit with Fido. Apart from the vast area of the main park, the on-site Niguel Botanical Preserve offers more than 18 acres of free space and walking trails to explore! Your pup should be leashed at all times and keep to the walking paths. Pigging out with your pooch is always fun, especially at places with an upbeat and friendly atmosphere like Bistro K. This fur-friendly eatery serves up Italian cuisine to pups and their parents at the outdoor tables.

West Laguna Niguel

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,215 per sq. mi.

West Laguna Niguel

24

The western part of Laguna Niguel is a heaven for outdoor activity lovers and adventure seekers. Apart from public parks, the area has a hot spot for pups to chill and socialize with others! Laguna Niguel Dog Park is set close to Street of the Golden Lantern and next to Orange County Fire Station. This is a simple facility for pooches to play and run off-leash, enjoying the intoxicating freedom of a good run! Taking some drinking water with you will be a good idea; otherwise, your mutt will end up thirsty. Another cool place to explore with a leashed pup is Salt Creek Trail, adjacent to Park Vista Overlook and Chapparosa Park. The trail stretches for about 5 miles from Laguna Niguel Regional Park to Salt Creek Beach Park in Dana Point. 

Laguna Canyon Road North

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,913 per sq. mi.

Laguna Canyon Road North

12

Taking its roots in the city center, Laguna Canyon Road follows along the border of an extensive recreation area. Along the drive, you'll see public parks, fields, and other places for outdoor activities with furry friends. On your way north to Lake Forest or Irvin, make sure to stop by Laguna Beach Dog Park, the best place for pooches in the area to exercise and socialize with some new friends! The park is a simple, fenced facility with plenty of room to run, and is open daily from dawn to dusk except on Wednesdays. The rules in the park are simple: your mutt is allowed to have as much off-leash fun as he wants within the dog park, but keep him on the leash when entering and exiting the park. Bringing your own water will be a good call.

Oak Creek

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,068 per sq. mi.

Oak Creek

0

Oak Creek is a large neighborhood in Irvine featuring a few public parks, a golf course and a section of San Diego Creek. You won't be able to resist the allure of Irvine Central Bark Park! (And why would you want to?) Hidden behind the vast area of Oak Creek Golf Club, this doggie heaven has two separate area for small and large pooches, some shaded spots, plenty of room to run, and drinking water facilities! The place is usually packed on weekends and late evenings. If you have been looking for the best place for your mutt to socialize, look no further! While you're here, don't forget to check Square One Pizza Café, a dog-friendly, family-owned restaurant with outdoor tables.