The Best of Silicon Valley 2012

Best of Silicon Valley Pets Services

Andys Pet Shop Cali K9 Solutions

Best Dog Trainer

Cali K9 Solutions

California K9 Solutions has a one-on-one plan for socializing even the toughest canine discipline cases, based on years of experience working with police and security dogs. With their advice, even a first-time dog owner can become leader of the pack.

A Dog's Life 1249 Birchwood Dr., Sunnyvale; 885 Commercial St., Palo Alto

Perfect Paws; 408.205.7402

Best Pet Daycare

Downtown Dogs

734 S. First St., San Jose. Downtown Dogs is a short stroll from Metro's offices, and when we walk by we can hear the happy barking of contented dogs. For more than a decade, the canine resort has been catering to canines with daycare, play dates, overnight stays and even spa services—OK, a really good doggie bath.

A Dog's Life 1249 Birchwood Dr., Sunnyvale; 885 Commercial St., Palo Alto

Humane Society Pet Care Services, Silicon Valley 901 Ames Ave., Milpitas

Best Pet Store


51 Notre Dame Ave., San Jose. The neon-parrot sign is a beacon of the valley that has been oft-photographed. The long-running store has recently begun to concentrate on adopting out rescued animals.

An-Jan Multiple locations

Dolphin Pet Village 1770 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell

Best Dog Park

Los Gatos Creek County Dog Park

1250 Dell Ave., Campbell. Located just off Winchester Boulevard and Camden Avenue, the park features plenty of room for pooches to run and sniff around. If you have an angler in the family, bring them along, there are fly-casting ponds right next to the dog park.

Roy M. Butcher Dog Park 3950 Camden Ave., San Jose

Santa Clara Dog Park 3450 Brookdale Dr., Santa Clara