Southern California is a mecca for pet parents looking to give their dogs their best life. Not only are there countless dog parks, doggie salons, and other pet-friendly destinations, but SoCal has some of the tastiest pet bakeries. Because they use healthy, wholesome, dog-friendly ingredients, pet bakeries give us the chance to safely spoil our furry BFFs with a variety of doggie delights, such as cupcakes, cookies, cakes, donuts, and even ice cream cones. No matter the type of baked goods, we know there’s nothing better than creating fun memories with our beloved dogs and seeing them indulge in all their favorite things.
From Los Angeles to San Diego, we’re sharing the best pet bakeries to visit and pamper your pup with a tail wag-worthy treat!
Arthur’s Barkery specializes in baking one-of-a-kind cakes for one-of-a-kind dogs. (Aka, all of them!) Have a birthday, gotcha day, or wedding coming up? You can expect a completely unique and creative cake no matter the occasion. Arthur’s Barkery is currently an online-based business in South Orange County with delivery and pick-up options. To learn more or place an order, contact Arthur’s Barkery (@arthurs_barkery) on Instagram.
Three Dog Bakery
Located in Encino, Three Dog Bakery is a bakery and full pet store with treat samples always available for your furry friend to try. You can pamper your dog with everything from celebration cakes and cookies to pupcakes and puptarts. Every treat is baked from scratch and decorated by hand. The shop also hosts several dog-friendly events throughout the year so your dog can hang out with their BFFs. Three Dog Bakery is located at 17301 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91316 and is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. For more information on their treats, visit threedogbakeryencino.com. Check out threedogsc.com for their San Clemente location.
Barkery, Bath & Boutique
If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for your BFF that just so happens to be by one of the most popular dog beaches in Southern California, Top Dog Barkery is the place to go. Here, you’ll find a bakery, bath, and boutique that offers personalized, human-grade cakes, fresh-made, dog-safe CBD treats (photo above), full-service grooming with a self-wash bath, and essential pet supplies. Top Dog Barkery is located at 180 5th Street #110, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, and is open every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., except Sundays, when they close at 6 p.m. For more information, visit topdogbarkery.net.
Voted “one of America’s coolest pet stores” in 2020, Dexter’s Deli is San Diego’s first natural pet food store that has everything you need to throw the best “pawty”—pupcakes, doggie cakes, party supplies, and gifts for pet parents, too! They also offer anesthesia-free teeth cleanings on-site. Dexter’s Deli has three locations in San Diego: Carlsbad, Del Mar, and North Park. The shop is open every day. Their hours are 9 a.m. to
7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Visit dextersdeli.com for more information.
Jackboy’s Dog Bakery
Spoiling dogs since 2007, Jackboy’s Dog Bakery has an abundance of gourmet dog treats, from decadent desserts, like cakes and cookies, to savory snacks, like meat and chews. The bakery uses only high-quality, natural ingredients, so you can expect the best for your canine companion. Jackboy’s Dog Bakery is located at 430 S Anaheim Hills Road, Unit G, Anaheim, CA 92807. The shop is open from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit jackboydogbakery.com for more information.
Redondo Dog’s colorful, gourmet dog treats might just have you reaching for a bite. Not only does this family-owned and operated spot bake human-grade, personalized cakes, but they also provide dog-walking and pet-sitting services. And if you ever find you’re in a pinch for time, they offer same-day orders on cakes and same-day local delivery. Redondo Dog is located at 776 E Pacific St, Carson, CA 90745 and is open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit redondodog.com for more information.
The Dog Bakery
The Dog Bakery is the place for pet parents who want to go all out for their pooch’s party—or to simply celebrate their best canine companion on any given day. This world famous Los Angeles-based dog bakery carries a plethora of all natural treats and cakes, party toys and accessories, and seasonal specials. They also have plenty of options for dogs with food allergies. The Dog Bakery has four locations in Los Angeles County with various hours. For more information, visit thedogbakery.com.
Paw Pleasers, San Diego’s first dog and cat bakery, has been in business for over 30 years. Both Fido and Fluffy can enjoy a variety of drool-worthy goodies—with several stunning themes to choose from. All cakes, cookies, and ice cream are made onsite daily. Open every day, Original Paw Pleasers Dog Bakery is located at 2818 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104. Their hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Thursday,
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. Visit pawpleasers.com for more information.
PJ’s Pet Cafe
Inspired by a pup named PJ, this dog cafe has been serving smiles and healthy baked dog goodies for over a decade. From cakes and cookies to pizzas and meatballs, all tasty creations are made with love and all-natural ingredients at PJ’s Pet Cafe. They even provide doggy daycare services. PJ’s Pet Cafe is located at 3412 E 7th Street, Suite A, Long Beach, CA 90804. They’re open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit pjspetcafe.com.
Naked Dog Bistro
Located less than three miles away from Laguna Beach’s two-acre, fenced dog park, Naked Dog Bistro is a bakery and bistro that prepares all-natural, custom-baked cakes and cupcakes. In addition to delicious desserts, Naked Dog Bistro has fresh-made, gluten and grain-free dog food for pups with food allergies. The shop also has various CBD treats and oil for its four-legged friends. Naked Dog Bistro is located at 424 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Open every day, their hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, and
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit nakeddogbistro.com.