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At Camp Run-A-Mutt,
it's all about the dogs...

The award-winning Camp Run-A-Mutt™ is the premier cage free doggie daycare and boarding paradise! Our indoor/outdoor camp is beautiful (see for yourself on our Muttcams), fun, safe and supervised 24/7. Camp Run-A-Mutt™ South Bay features over 15000 square feet of indoor and outdoor play area for your dog to romp, play and socialize to their heart's content! Watch your camper online as they run on the spacious grassy area, cool off in the custom waterfall/splashpond, relax on the sun deck or under the cooling misters on a hot day. We also offer dog washing, grooming, boutique, obedience training and surprises you’ll find only at Camp Run-A-Mutt™. Your pup will love it, and so will you.

It's not just the amenities that make us unique. Camp Run-A-Mutt™ is also 100% cage-free for both daycare and overnight boarding. Your pup will receive exceptional care by our well-trained, attentive staff who are certified in pet CPR and first aid. Overnight Campers enjoy the security of a caring human in the same room while they snooze. Our goal is to make boarding fun by minimizing the stress and anxiety some dogs experience when they are away from home. “Pack boarding” instead of cages, human love instead of being alone, it’s a no brainer.

 We're Having an Italian Greyhound and Whippet Meet Up!

On Sunday June 25, 2017 from 10:30 am to 12 pm Camp Run-A-Mutt  South Bay will be taken over by Italian Greyhound and Whippet lovers!!! We will be hosting a meet up where they can run and play freely in the yard with their own kind. Come and spend some time meeting and mingling with other IGs and Whippets and their parents. There is no charge, just come and have fun and invite your IG and Whippet friends!!

Camp Location

Camp Run-A-Mutt South Bay

945 W 190th Street
Gardena, CA 90248
phone: 310-323-2267
fax: 310-217-8162

4th of July Hours

Tuesday, July 4th

We will be closed for daycare on Tuesday, July 4th. If your dog will be boarding with us, don't forget to call ahead and make your reservation as we will fill up fast! Sorry, no drop offs or pick ups on this day. 

Business Hours

Weekdays: 6:30 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
No boarding drop offs or pickups for boarding on days we are closed

Our locations

Check out our services!

Daycare

Our daycare lets dogs do what dogs do best: run with the pack, play with friends (both human and dog), chase balls, splash in our splash pond/waterfall, lounge in the sun or simply hide safely away on top of one of our many structures and watch the hi-jinx. See for yourself on our Muttcams.

Boarding

Like our daycare, boarding is also cage free. This means, “pack boarding" indoors with the pack and mothered by our qualified alpha human. Our staff stays with your pup all night to make sure they are safe, comfortable, relaxed and all their needs are met. A good nights sleep tonight means a sharp mind and lots of energy tomorrow.

Grooming

Our groomers are skilled, patient and most importantly, love dogs. Dogs who get groomed at our camp get to play right up until their appointment. Most dogs actually enjoy the break and our groomer knows that tired dogs are more relaxed and easier to groom. It’s really a win/win for everyone.

Obedience

Even the best dogs can develop undesirable behaviors. All Camp Run-A-Mutt trainers practice positive re-enforcement methods which is the most humane and effective training there is. Most camps offer a variety of obedience options, like on-site classes, "board and train”, and one-on-one training.

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What our customers say

  • I love this place. They totally give so much love and care to your dog. Snow is still a puppy and destructive so this is the best place for her. She makes friends and plays all day. She loves the staff at night. It is worth every penny to know she is safe and well taken care of. Plus I drive everyone crazy trying to find Snow on the cameras. So glad I found a great place to know I can go away and my girl is safe and well taken care of.
    Cathryn S.
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Marshmallow LOVES this place. I work nights and sleep during the day so when I get home in the morning she is super excited to the point of dancing on her hind legs because she knows that she's going to camp. As soon as she gets there, she tries to make a b line for the doggy play area to see her friends.
    Tj S.
    National City, CA
  • Just picked my puppy Emma up from a 5 night stay. This is her home away from home . The staff is so loving and caring and she is so happy there . When I rescued her as a 4 month puppy she was nervous and nippy with other dogs. I swear camp 100% turned her around and she now is confident and plays well with all dogs . The best is when she sleeps over she still gets a human to snuggle with instead of a crate . Love this place , they're like her God parents
    Koaleen I.
    Aliso Viejo, CA

Meet the owners

Adele has always had a love and passion for dogs. She has been a dog owner since childhoood and during her many years in the aerospace industry working until the early hours of the morning, she always made time to play ball and give the care and attention her dogs needed so much. 

In 2004, she met Julie Nystrom, whose daughter was in Girl Scouts with Adele's daughter. Julie's love for dogs, her involvement with dog adoptions and the local dog society was a perfect combination and bringing Julie on as Manager helped Adele make the big decision. In 2011, Adele decided to walk away from the corporate world to pursue her dream of doing something she was very passionate about.