Commercial Dog Walker Permits


When does a walker need a permit?

Dog walkers must have a city permit if walking 4 or more dogs at a time within any San Francisco parks. While dog walkers walking less than 3 dogs at a time or walking up to 8 dogs on city sidewalks may not need a permit, ProDog always recommends entrusting your dog to a permitted walker. A permitted walker has met the following requirements in safety and canine care:

For more information on the requirements and application process for an ACC Commercial Dog Walking Permit, please visit San Francisco Animal Care & Control's website.


Additional GGNRA Permits

An additional permit is needed to bring up to 6 dogs on Golden Gate National Recreation Area land, which includes the following parks:

    San Francisco

  • Baker Beach
  • Crissy Field
  • Fort Funston
  • Fort Miley
  • Lands End
  • Ocean Beach
  • Presidio
  • Sutro Heights Park

    Marin County

  • Fort Baker
  • Marin Headlands
  • Muir Beach
  • Muir Woods
  • Oakwood Valley
  • Olema Valley
  • Stinson Beach

    San Mateo

  • Milagra Ridge
  • Mori Point in Pacifica
  • Rancho Corral de Tierra
  • Sweeney Ridge

For more information on the requirements and application process for a GGNRA Commercial Dog Walking Permit, please visit Golden Gate National Recreation Area's website.