Dog walking in Descanso

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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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Lilia JDescanso, CA 91916

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Hello, I’m Lilia! I’m originally from Oregon and grew up around dogs. I’ve had a German Shepherd husky mix, a blue healer, a beagle, a Border collie, and I currently have a treeing Tennessee brindle and a Golden retriever/shepherd mix. I love taking my dogs on long walk so they can get the exercise they need and it helps me as well!

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Jennifer LDescanso, CA 91916

5.0

(56)

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“Animal lover!”

I have always been very close to animals. I’ve dog sat many times and am looking forward to dog walking ! I can’t wait to meet your puppy and experience there personality first hand. I’ve had 4 dogs since childhood and am very patient and super loving!

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

Noemy LDescanso, CA 91916

5.0

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Hello my name is Noemy! I am a fitness fanatic with a huge love for animals . I love to get my steps in and enjoy all the beautiful views while walking your fur babies. My hobbies include going to the gym and taking nice pictures on portrait mode , so a cute pic of your baby is a guarantee! I look forward to making those connections and growing a bond with you and your furry family members :)

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Deborah WDescanso, CA 91916

5.0

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“Veteran pet petter & pamperer”

Whether you need a recurring appointment or a spur-of-the moment walker, I’m usually available due to my flexible work schedule. I'm always the first person my friends call when they need some help with their pets. I have a Belgian Malinois Sheppard so I can handle walking dogs of all sizes. I’m fully equipped with pepper gel spray for unexpected encounters with off-leash dogs, a spare leash/collar, and plenty of poop bags for cleaning up. Can't wait to meet your puppers!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care

Andrea HDescanso, CA 91916

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Hi, I’m Andrea! I live in Lakeside in San Diego’s East County with my husband and daughter, our pitbull Lila, three goats and six chickens. Before I had my daughter I was a Registered Veterinary Technician and love animals of all kinds. My favorite though are dogs. I love to walk and hike and would love to take your pet with me to help keep them healthy and happy. I look forward to meeting your dog and giving them all the love and care they deserve!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration

Maribel PDescanso, CA 91916

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“Don’t worry, Be Dog Happy ! Caring is what I do.”

A bit about me. I am currently working part time as a delivery driver. Prefer mornings but can be flexible with advance notice to care for your pet. I am an animal lover and would not want nothing less to care for my own fur babies. Been a loving dog owner to Chihuahua Terriers for 15 years and counting. I work well with animals and you will get to see that in me. I truly appreciate your feedback and want nothing better than to make this a nice experience for you and your pet.

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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

Nickie JDescanso, CA 91916

4.9

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Being raised in the rural parts of El Cajon, with my mom being apart of the AKC- American Kennel Club, I spent a lot of time around animals. Learning at a young age how to properly interact with dogs. I enjoy being around small animals and spending quality time with them. I am retired from the County of San Diego where I worked for 16 years. I am very flexible, reliable and punctual. I am looking forward to meeting you and your fur babies.

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Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Marrissa ADescanso, CA 91916

4.9

(42)

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Hello, I'm Marrissa! I've grown up loving animals of all kinds. My first dog was flash who was a basset hound. I've pet sat for many of friends and family members. I currently have two dogs at home, that are a yellow lab and a Boston terrier beagle mix. If you choose me to walk your dog, I'll treat them as if they were my own.

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Cassandra BDescanso, CA 91916

4.9

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Hi! My name is Cassandra and I currently have 2 dogs, Olaf and Indy. I’ve had pets of all sorts and sizes growing up. I love animals and enjoy going on walks. I’ve been dog sitting and dog walking for just over 8 years now for friends and family. I can’t wait to meet your pets.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Heidy ADescanso, CA 91916

4.8

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Hello my name is Heidy, I love dogs with all my heart, I have owned a dog basically my entire life and when I don't I somehow manage taking care of someones dog anyway. I love bonding with dogs, I think they are the greatest gift ever and this is why you must have a candidate who knows about different breeds of dogs, is on time, and knows how to care for dogs in feeding, playing, and walking dogs. I love animals, and have all the skills and experience you might need in a dog walker.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Descanso

Descanso is a fantastic spot to take Fido out to for a nice vacation and a wonderful scenic view. Located in the Cuyamaca Mountains, Descanso borders the Cleveland National Forest, which makes it a great spot for horseback riding and hiking. Home to one veterinarian, Descanso will soon be a go to spot to take you furry pal to for both a great day out and a healthy checkup.

If you and Fido are looking for a great spot to hike and get some exercise, be sure to stop at the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. This park offers camping and hiking through a beautiful woodland forest that is covered in pine trees and meadows with plenty of creeks for Fido to jump into. One great trail to explore is the Paso Picacho which is 5-miles long with an elevation of 5,000-feet. You and your pup will be feeling the burn as you hike this mountain, but once you reach the top, you will love the view of the beautiful Cuyamaca Mountains.

Grab some food at Descanso Junction Restaurant before continuing your adventure throughout Descanso. This restaurant serves everything from breakfast to dinner, and values eating a meal with your family without being in a rush. They offer burgers, chicken, and onions rings for their hungry eaters, and welcomes your dog to join you at one of their outdoor tables.


Best Dog Neighborhoods in Descanso

Alpine

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Population Density
165 per sq. mi.

Alpine

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Grab Fido and head to the Sunset Trail in Alpine which is only eleven miles out of Descanso. This beautiful trail is 3.2-miles long with an out and back route type. The trail is great for beginner hikers, or anyone just looking for a leisure day, since the trail is easy to hike and has plenty of shade while you walk it. While hiking, you will pass through some pawsome meadows and be surrounded by pine trees. You will come across a lake known as the Water-of-the-Woods while hiking, which is a perfect spot for you and your pup to stop and relax before heading home.

Alpine Heights

36
Population Density
279 per sq. mi.

Alpine Heights

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Wrights Field is a 230-acre grassland that is perfect to take Fido for a day of exploring and running around off leash. The field is open with tons of grass, and features plenty of unmarked trails for you and Fido to explore. You can feel safe here with your pup since no vehicles are allowed to travel on it, and Fido can safety walk around with you off-leash. Wright's Field is relatively unknown except to locals, so you both can have a quiet hike with not too many people or dogs bothering you while you explore. Make sure to bring plenty of water for you pup since there are no trees for shade and no running water in the field.

Indian Springs

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Population Density
83 per sq. mi.

Indian Springs

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Twenty miles out in Jamul is Hollenback Canyon, home to numerous trails with different difficulties depending on the trail. The main trail, Hollenbeck Canyon Trail, provides plenty of shade from all the trees and occasionally come provides a bench to rest on. During certain seasons, there is a waterfall and small lake that you and Fido can jump into to cool down while you are hiking. Your dog can roam around the trails off leash if you like, but make sure to bring water with you since there isn't any available in the canyon.

Pine Ridge

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Population Density
93 per sq. mi.

Pine Ridge

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The Pioneer Mail Trail is eighteen miles out of Descanso in Julian, and a great spot to hike with your furry friend. The trail is a simple 1.75-miles through the Cleveland National Forest, and will give you a stunning view of the mountains that surround the area. The hike will be steep, around 3000-feet in elevation, so make sure to take it slow and easy for your pup. Don't forget to bring water for you and Fido while you hike, and be prepared since there aren't many trees on the hike and it can get a little hot. Your dog will be tuckered out on his way home after a great hike.

Blossom Valley

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Population Density
3,186 per sq. mi.

Blossom Valley

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When hunger strikes, stop into El Cajon, just fourteen miles out of Descanso, to grab a bite to eat at Soy Leaf Garden Cafe. This pawsome eatery serves organic plant based food that includes deli wraps, salads, and baked goods. Their restaurant looks like a cute little train which will be a great backdrop for a photo with your pup. They have an outdoor patio which is dog friendly, and welcomes Fido to join you for a tasty meal before the two of you head home. Trust us, you will be feeling full and satisfied when you leave this dogtastic restaurant.