Dog walking in Gold Canyon

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Kelsey EGold Canyon, AZ

5.0

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“Welcome Pet Parents!(:”

Hi! My name is Kelsey! I’m 28 years old & a loving fur-baby mom to 5 amazing fur babies! Animals are one of my strongest passions! I am very confident working with all breeds, of all sizes, of all ages! I am very reliable so you can rest assured that there will be no issues when booking walks for your beloved fur babies with me! Thank you for your time & consideration! Can’t wait to meet you & your amazing fur babies!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kelsey WGold Canyon, AZ

5.0

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Hello, I'm Kelsey! I’m a registered nurse/dog walker! I love working with Wag! because I am able to get outside for some exercise and enjoy the company of a cute pup at the same time! Safety is important and I will ensure your dog has an enjoyable experience, and I will treat them as lovingly as I treat my own dogs!

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Amy SGold Canyon, AZ

5.0

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Being a dog lover is a given! I have been a dog owner my entire life! Each fur baby has their own unique personality, I have learned this from my own boys as well as caring for others. Some pups need lots of attention and cuddles, others just need space. Whatever personality they have, that is how I adjust mine! Meeting their needs is my top priority, not only for them, but to ensure the owner is comfortable as well. A a dog owner, you will always receive professional and reliable care!

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Andrea OGold Canyon, AZ

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Hi! My name is Andrea and I am a nursing student at Arizona State University. I am a responsible adult who has reliable transportation and a love for dogs of all kinds. I have experience with dog sitting and boarding in the past, as well as walking many of my friends' and colleagues' dogs. I would love to care for your wonderful pet and provide you with the best service possible!

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Ryan FGold Canyon, AZ

4.9

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“It’s a great day for an adventure!”

Hey there! My name is Ryan, and I'm super excited to take care of your best friend! I am a dog-dad of 4 and love all animals, big and small. I have been walking with Wag! since February 2017, have 2 years previous experience with dog daycare and boarding services, as well as foster and various volunteer work with animals. Your pup is ready for a walk, and so am I. Let's go!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Stephanie CGold Canyon, AZ

4.9

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“It’s always been “Puppy Love” for me!”

Hi, my name is Steff. I can't remember a time in my life that I didn't have at least one dog to love; my family currently shares our lives with two rescue dogs Harley and Frankie. I have a natural comfort around dogs and a healthy respect for them as well. I am interested in your specific pet and in making sure you are comfortable when I am helping you. I look forward to the opportunity to meet and take your dog on his/her next walking adventure and to help you keep your pup happy and healthy.

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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care

Kristel JGold Canyon, AZ

4.9

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“I’ll love & care4 your dog as if he/she’s my own.”

Hi, I'm Kristel. I am super excited to be your dog walker. I LOVE all kinds of dogs: big, small, puppies, seniors, active, energetic, even couch potatoes, ... I currently have 2 very active Vizslas myself who I adore and love to take on trips, runs, walks with me. I've also watched my friends' dogs when they are out of town, and I do quite a bit of volunteering with our local Vizsla club. I love to meet your fur baby and most importantly I love to see him/her happy, tails wagging, smiling!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Becky GGold Canyon, AZ

4.9

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“Tender, Loving Care with Becky.”

I'm Becky and I love walking and meeting new dogs. I currently work at a doggie daycare and boarding facility and am looking to walk dogs in my free time. I currently have a three year old Golden Retriever, Lily. I live in East Mesa and have a variable work schedule. I would love to meet your dog and take them for a lovely walk. I love dogs big and small, the more energetic the better. I can handle the pullers and jumpers.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Tonya BGold Canyon, AZ

4.9

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My name is Tonya, I currently reside in the Queen Creek area and have a true heart for animals! I have cared for dogs my entire life to include walking them as well as spending time with them short or long term while their owners are away. I have two dogs myself, they are truly family....I cannot think of a time in my life where dogs weren't a part of it. I understand the trust that goes in to allowing someone to care for that special pet in your life as well as concern for their safety, heal

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Sadie BGold Canyon, AZ

4.8

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“Keeping doggos comfy since 2018”

I grew up with all sizes of dogs, from German Shepherds to Cocker Spaniels. I also dogsit 3 Pitbulls and a Chihuahua twice a year. Animals are my greatest passion in life.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon, Arizona is a small and quiet town just south of Oro Valley. This city is a great place for dog owners to spend some quality time with their pups, especially if the two of you love nature. Just north of the city of Gold Canyon are several hiking trails and mountains that you can explore either with guides or with a group of your best buddies (including your four-legged one!). In town, there is a good mix of residential space, pawfect for your morning walks, and open areas where you can spend more serious time with your dog on the weekends. There is an animal hospital right in town, where you can rest assured your pooch is in capable and caring hands.

The Peralta Trail Head is a popular dogtastic destination just a short drive to the northeast of Gold Canyon where you can spend an entire day exploring. You can walk the marked trails with your dog and a few friends, or you can sign up for a guide to go with you if you would prefer. The Lost Goldmine Trailhead is another pupperific hiking spot, located in town, where you can take your dog for a leashed adventure. If you are looking for a dog-friendly natural oasis, Gold Canyon is a puptastic place to be!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Gold Canyon

Lost Dutchman State Park

48
Population Density
469 per sq. mi.

Lost Dutchman State Park

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Apache Junction is located just 8 miles northwest of Gold Canyon, and it's home to the Lost Dutchman State Park, which allows dogs to visit as long as they stay on their leash. There are a variety of trails that you can explore here. The park even has guided tours for you and your pooch if you don’t want to go it alone. The trails are mainly gravel, and something to keep in mind is that there is little to no shade. Bring some water and doggie waste bags with you. Feel free to bring the whole pack to enjoy all the park's activities, including wildlife watching and camping!

Citrus HOA

36
Population Density
187 per sq. mi.

Citrus HOA

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Approximately 25 miles away from Gold Canyon, you'll find the Citrus HOA neighborhood of Mesa, AZ. This is an affluent part of Mesa, complete with quaint cul-de-sacs and gorgeous single-family homes. The real gem of this neighborhood, though, is Quail Run Park, a furrific family-friendly park with its own off-leash area for dogs! Please note that the off-leash area is closed every Thursday for maintenance, so schedule your visit accordingly. Water fountains are provided here, but you'll need to supply your own waste bags. Why not bring the whole family to enjoy this park? Human amenities include a playground, sports fields, and picnic areas.

Woodside

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,529 per sq. mi.

Woodside

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Just across the way from the Mesa's Woodside neighborhood, you'll find another pawesome place for Fido to play! Countryside Park has its own off-leash area with two separate sections for active and timid dogs. Note that these areas do not separate dogs by size, but by temperament. You may find a large dog in the timid dog area, and a small dog in the active mutt area. Some locals note that waste baggies are supplied, but aren't always restocked regularly, so be sure to bring your own just in case. Water is provided. Please note the off-leash area is closed on Tuesdays for maintenance.

Dave Brown Lamoreaux Farms

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,731 per sq. mi.

Dave Brown Lamoreaux Farms

12

This neighborhood in Gilbert, AZ, a little over 25 minutes from Gold Canyon, features homes with well-groomed lawns and wide sidewalks where you and your leashed pup can enjoy a daily walk. When you need to have some leash-free fun, though, you'll be happy to know there's an off-leash park right in the neighborhood! Crossroads Park is a 92-acre green space with all sorts of amenities for the whole family. The dog park here provides everything you'll need, including separate areas for active and shy dogs, water, and doggie waste bags. The people side of the park features ballfields, an amphitheater, walking trails, and so much more! Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the rest of the park.

San Tan Village

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,731 per sq. mi.

San Tan Village

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After all that playing at Gilbert's dog parks, you and your hound will probably be hungry, which is why you should paw on over to Gilbert's San Tan Village neighborhood! This open-air shopping center has plenty of pet-friendly eateries to satisfy even the pickiest palates. Craving Mexican? Stop by Cantina Laredo! Caketini is a family-owned spot that serves up some delicious (and gigantic!) cupcakes and other sweet treats. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is another option for health-conscious owners. You'll also find some drive-thrus in the area where you can grab a quick snack before heading home. Leashes and good behavior are required at all establishments, which welcome dogs at the outdoor seating areas.