So many ways to pam­per them

Pet par­ties, pet mas­sage, pet sit­ters — there’s a world of ser­vice and lux­ury out there for your four-legged com­pan­ion. Here’s a sam­pling of what’s avail­able:

Los Angeles Times - - THE PETS ISSUE - BY MICHAEL DAR­LING home@latimes.com

CONCIERGE VETS

911 Vets: Of­fers both a clinic and concierge vet ser­vices to all of Los An­ge­les County. In ad­di­tion, 24/7 emer­gency ser­vices are avail­able in parts of L.A., from the Val­ley to Long Beach. 11671 Na­tional Blvd., West L.A., (310) 477-4140, www.911vets.com. Dr. Steve Smith: Cov­ers a wide swath of the L. A. area and of­fers same-day in-home ap­point­ments on the West­side, the south­east San Fer­nando Val­ley and cen­tral Los An­ge­les north of the 10 Free­way. Spe­cial ap­point­ments can also be made for other ar­eas. (323) 4693442, home­pet­doc­tor.com. Dr. Ar­maiti May: Pri­mary ter­ri­tory for house calls is the West­side but will also make vis­its to Mal­ibu, the South Bay and Pasadena. (310) 614-3530, ve­g­an­vet.net.

TRAIN­ING, OBE­DI­ENCE SCHOOLS

Thank Dog: Has a va­ri­ety of train­ing op­tions, in­clud­ing ba­sic obe­di­ence, off-leash train­ing and anger man­age­ment. (888) 364-4256,

thankdog­train­ing.com. For the boot­camp, a $50 eval­u­a­tion fee is re­quired, and classes start at $20.

Good­ness Pet Care: Laura Kody spe­cial­izes in “af­fec­tion-based train­ing” and of­fers on- and of­fleash train­ing ses­sions for dogs of all ages, in­clud­ing spe­cial pro­grams for pup­pies younger than 5 months. good­nesspet­care.com. Five one-hour lessons, $300 to $350.

Blue Col­lar: Tanya Yar­brough leads classes in obe­di­ence and skills like scent track­ing and movie tricks. Most classes are held at the Blue Col­lar fa­cil­ity or parks near Echo Park. 1320 Glendale Blvd., Echo Park, (213) 977-9042, blue

col­lar­work­ing­dog.com. Six-week obe­di­ence cour­ses start at $185.

GROOMERS, SA­LONS

Stylin’ Doggy: Mercedes Sprinter drives to homes in the San Fer­nando Val­ley to pro­vide a “pet spa ex­pe­ri­ence.” Your cat can get a bath too. (888) 495-7387, www .stylin­doggy.com. Dog groom­ing starts at $75; cat baths are $95. L.A. Puppy Love: The com­pany van will travel to the West­side, west San Fer­nando Val­ley, Hol­ly­wood, Los Feliz and Santa Mon­ica. (310) 740-3898, la­pup­pylove.com. Prices start at $70.

DAY CARE/SIT­TERS

The Loved Dog: Ta­mar Geller’s cage-free ken­nel of­fers two floors for your dog to re­lax or play. 2100 Pon­tius Ave., West L.A., (310) 9143033, th­eloved­dog.com. Day care pack­ages start at $20. Just for Cats: If you live on the West­side or in the San Fer­nando Val­ley, Just for Cats will send one of its pro­fes­sional sit­ters to check on your cat ev­ery day. (310) 7346918, purr.cats90210.com. Daily vis­its start at $28.

WALK­ING SER­VICES

Lucky Dog: Lucky Dog pro­vides one-on-one and group dog walk­ing ser­vices. Walk­ers come to your door, pick up your dog and take it on a half-hour or hour­long walk. Treats, wa­ter and a daily re­port card are pro­vided. (917) 885-9486, www.luck­y­dogla.com. Rates start at $20. Walka Walka: Has been serv­ing down­town L.A. since 2007, tak­ing dogs out in groups of no more than four. Walka Walka walk­ers seek to teach dogs “el­e­va­tor eti­quette” and of­fers ho­tel and of­fice ser­vices. Cat care is also avail­able. (213) 459-3077, walka­walka.com. Rates start at $15.

PET MAS­SAGE

Eas­ing Paw: Uses pet mas­sage, acu­pres­sure and other tech­niques to help dogs, cats and horses that are deal­ing with in­jury or stress. Ses­sions can be sched­uled at the Eas­ing Paw of­fices or at your home. 135 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 1, Mon­rovia, (626) 391-6356, eas­ing paw.com. Mas­sages start at $50.

Buddha Dog: Pam Holt of­fers mas­sage and other hands-on heal­ing tech­niques for your dog in the com­fort of your home. (818) 300-4478, bud­dhadog.com. Dog mas­sages start at $30; cat mas­sages are $25 for 30 min­utes.

PET PHO­TOG­RA­PHY

Diana Lundin: Brings the stu­dio to your home. Or Lundin can set up shop in the great out­doors for ac­tion shots. Video is also avail­able. (818) 481-5214, di­analundin .com. Ses­sions start at $275 with a $75 print credit.

PET PAR­TIES

Hol­ly­wood Pet Par­ties: The com­pany pro­vides gourmet food for both dogs and hu­mans, plus games, gifts and all kinds of en­ter­tain­ment. Par­ties can be held at your home or other dog-friendly venues. Text only: (818) 588-7058, hol­ly­wood­pet­par­ties.com. Prices vary, depend­ing on theme and ser­vices.

Rick Loomis Los An­ge­les Times

SMILE PRETTY. Pet keep­sakes are a spe­cialty of pho­tog­ra­pher Diana Lundin, at work here cap­tur­ing Cali, in the chair. Dud­ley waits pa­tiently. Lundin will shoot video as well as stills.

Mar­cus Yam Los An­ge­les Times

MASSEUSE An­nette Ramseyer, with the Eas­ing Paw ser­vice, works on Ling Ling. Ser­vices are of­fered in-home or at an of­fice.

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