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Top Dog Walking Experiences in Arlington

Cindy
Cindy
Review by Mark T.

"Cindy is so gentle and kind with my dog and she’s extremely professional. I highly recommend Cindy!"

1.04 mi
31m
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Cindy
Cindy
Review by Christina R.

"Cindy was fantastic with my puppy! She wrote a nice report on her when she finished. Will definitely prioritize her for future walks!"

1.59 mi
64m
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Rachel
Rachel
Review by Cassandra S.

"Rachel is great - she is always so friendly and Lucy really seems to love her!"

1.11 mi
31m
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Cindy
Cindy
Review by Whitney L.

"Cindy - you are just wonderful! Thank you for going above and beyond to love my sweet pup! "

1.81 mi
63m
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Greg
Greg
Review by Monica C.

"Awesome walker! He even ran with Buster for a bit. I'm sure Buster was more than happy with Greg. He loves getting to run! Thanks so much Greg!"

2.70 mi
63m
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Emily
Emily
Review by Whitney D.

"Emily was great in communicating with me when I asked her to. My friend saw her walking Henrie and said Henrie looked so happy! Thanks Emily!"

1.09 mi
33m
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Max
Max
Review by Wesley B.

"Thanks so much for walking Reyna (and finding her treats)! We both really appreciate it. "

1.48 mi
33m
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Amber
Amber
Review by Holly T.

"Amber was fantastic. My dog did not want to leave her. Will request her again. "

1.45 mi
69m
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Tess
Tess
Review by Crystal J.

"Tess exceeded my expectations! My puppers will pull on the lead & she started the walk off with a short run to get some of that energy out so the remainder of the walk was pleasant for everyone. "

3.45 mi
60m
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Jeanne
Jeanne
Review by Jenna K.

"One of the best walkers I've had! New how to naturally respond to my dog's needs, you can tell she really cares about your pups. Highly highly recommend!"

2.24 mi
61m
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Dog Areas in Arlington

3 Trails
20 Eateries
16 Groomers

Arlington, VA is a densely packed urban star in the constellation around Washington, D.C. The entire city fits into less than 26 square miles! Arlington’s dedication to all things “pet” is clear from the premium put on pet-friendly spaces and people. In less than 26 square miles, Arlington hosts 11 veterinary clinics! There are also plenty of fun places to visit in Arlington.


If you want to get away from the crowds for a while, head to Glencarlyn Park. Head past the playground and follow the hiking trail to a wooded spot just for dogs. This natural, wooded area for off leash play is a favorite of curious dogs and owners alike. Follow the creek to cool down in heat, or just enjoy being out of the mainstream bustle for a while.


Dog-friendly dining is a must when traveling, and a big plus in daily life, too. Arlington offers many hotspots where man’s best friend has a place of honor. The top-rated Lyon Hall serves brunch to customers human and canine on their patio, while Lost Dog Cafe dishes up American favorites--while donating a portion of profits to dog and cat rescue centers. This just scratches the surface of Arlington’s pup-friendly hotspots. Arlington knows how to treat pets, and people, to the finest things in life.


Best Dog Neighborhoods in Arlington

#1 Farlington-Shirlington

48
Dog Parks 4
Population Density 4/sq mi

#1 Farlington-Shirlington

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There is one very pawsome reason dogs love the Fairlington-Shirlington neighborhood in Arlington. That’s because they can meet up with their buddies at the Shirlington Dog Park! The Shirlington Dog Park is a large, fenced in dog park located in Shirlington Park. In addition to off-leash park fun, your dog can also take a dip. Fairlington-Shirlington also offers a ton of dog friendly options for getting a bite to eat. One popular spot is the Copperwood Tavern. This restaurant has a dog friendly patio equipped with dog bowls and dog treats that they bake! You are sure to find a wagging tail around every corner in this Arlington neighborhood.
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#2 Arlington-East Falls

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Dog Parks 1
Population Density 1/sq mi

#2 Arlington-East Falls

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Arlington-East Falls is a popular dog friendly neighborhood in Arlington. Rightly so, as this neighborhood features the famous Benjamin Banneker Park. This dog park offers plenty of off-leash fun for your furry pal to romp around with his her or friends. There is also plenty of shade and benches in the park. That means you get to take a load off, too. Your pup may also have a chance to get his paws wet in the water. The Arlington-East Falls neighborhood is definitely somewhere you and your pup will enjoy visiting. There’s a chance around every corner you will encounter a friendly tail wag.
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#3 Douglas Park

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Dog Parks 3
Population Density 3/sq mi

#3 Douglas Park

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The Douglas Park neighborhood in Arlington will leave your dog’s tail waggin’! After one visit to the Fort Barnard Park you will see why. The Fort Barnard Park is a park decorated in fun, colorful art. It’s also home of the super dog-friendly Fort Barnard Dog Park. This dog park is the host of many annual dog-friendly events. You will also always find a friendly crowd waiting for you. In addition, this off leash dog park even has lights for playtime at night. There is no doubt that you and your pooch will feel right in “doggy heaven” in the Douglas Park neighborhood.
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#4 Barcroft

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Dog Parks 1
Population Density 1/sq mi

#4 Barcroft

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There is so much to see, do, and SNIFF in the Barcroft neighborhood in Arlington. You and your pup will, without a doubt, want to check out Barcroft Park. Barcroft Park is a beautiful 65 acre park where you and your leashed pooch are welcomed to explore. This park offers picnic areas, playgrounds, and plenty of sports fields. You will also find walking and biking trails to check out. Once in a while you may even see a pup or two playing in the stream. While visiting the park, you are almost always guaranteed to be greeted by a wagging tail or two!
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#5 Donaldson Run

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Dog Parks 4
Population Density 4/sq mi

#5 Donaldson Run

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The Donaldson Run neighborhood offers one of the most popular off-leash dog parks in Arlington. The Utah Dog Park is a fun, upbeat dog park located in the Donaldson Run neighborhood. You will find friendly locals and their four legged best friends. There are plenty of shady areas to spend time while your pooch sniffs the area -- and his new best friends -- out, as well as plenty of water spigots for your dog to cool off. Overall, this Arlington neighborhood has a lot of character and green scenery with plenty of streams to offer to you and your tail wagging best friend.
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