Dog walking in Hayward

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

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

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Rebecca L. SHayward, CA

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Hi! My name is Rebecca and I am an animal lover by nature. I grew up surrounded by animals and raised a Border-Collie mix pup to live a long, healthy and happy 16 years! I have walked dogs, house-sat, and cared for all kinds of pets for over 16 years. Obedience classes & agility training courses were part of the growing up process with my own dog, Sara. Mostly we had a fun, goofy time just playing. She went everywhere with me! Since she passed away, I take any chance I can to be around my canine pals. I've always had an affinity for dogs large & small, with boundless energy or a calm disposition. I know how important it is to have your dog(s) well-cared for while you are busy or traveling so I am here to help! I am always up for a leisurely stroll in the neighborhood, brisk walk or challenging hike. Whatever your needs are I can meet them. I feel very fortunate to be able to walk a variety of dogs. It would be my great pleasure to meet your dog and make a new friend!

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Linda LHayward, CA

4.9

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My name is Linda and I've been working as a dog walker for about 10 years in San Francisco and Los Angeles. From volunteering at my local animal shelter in high school to working at a grooming salon and fostering dogs, I have a lot of experience working with dogs. I have a senior rescue pup and am skilled in administering subcutaneous fluids as well as giving various types of medications. I love dogs and they love me!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Miguelle LHayward, CA

4.9

(1964)

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It all started with a Kelpie to whom I got to be “Mommy” for nearly 16 years. That incredible and life-changing experience catalyzed my shift in professional direction to pet care services. Now, I am certified with DogTec as well as Pet Sitters International; trained in pet first aid and CPR. I live in Adam’s Point near Lake Merritt. I welcome senior, special needs and/or timid pets. I am highly experienced in administering oral medications as well as performing basic physical therapy stretching routines. Let me create a safe, happy, adventure-filled experience for your furry baby that passes the sniff test every time!

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Ellie GHayward, CA

4.9

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“A walk a day keeps the vet away!”

Hi! I'm Ellie and the most important fact to know about me is; I love animals! I moved to Oakland a few years ago all the way from rural New York. Growing up we always had at least two dogs at a time if not more, plus a whole bunch of other animals. Most recently I have been attending University for wildlife biology while I'm not studying I'm walking dogs. I am a natural with dogs of all sizes, some training experience, lots of energy for walks, and I can't wait to meet your best friend!

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Melanie BHayward, CA

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My name is Melanie and I live in downtown Oakland. I have had pets my entire life, and I've been dog sitting for three years now. I have experience with a lot different breeds from Chihuahuas to Pit bulls. I'm passionate about working with animals, and can't wait to meet you and your pup!

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Kaitlin MHayward, CA

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Hi! Growing up I had all types of pets. However, dogs have always held a special place in my heart. I have two small chihuahua mixes, Peter and Jupiter. I worked as a pet sitter and dog walker in Philadelphia and now in San Francisco. Thanks for allowing me to spend time with your loved ones!

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Ezequiel MHayward, CA

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“Worry not, I’m here to take your dog out on a walk”

Hi! To begin, my name is Ezequiel! I was born and raised in San Francisco. Since I was a kid, I’ve owned multiple pets. My first dog was a Chihuahua named Baby. Next, was a Border Collie mix named Sierra. After they passed, we rescued a Pitador mix named Nala, who’s currently seven years old. So it goes without saying, I’m a natural when it comes to dog walking. With an customer approval rating of 4.97, I promise your pup will be in good hands. I look forward to meeting your pooch!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Maxime BHayward, CA

4.9

(1717)

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Hi everyone! My name is Maxime. I love taking care of dogs. I grew up with a Labrador and a White Shepherd. I have a lot of experience. I am very energetic and trustworthy. I give my best to take good care of dogs in a safe and loving manner. Your dogs will be very happy and satisfied with me! I offer plenty of playtime activities and outdoorsy fun like hiking the local parks and exploring the neighborhood. I can't wait to meet you and your dogs!

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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Jeremiah MHayward, CA

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(1503)

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“Wag! Certified, large, small I walk them all.”

There is not much better than seeing a happy pup face and a wagging tail. I’m an avid hiker, lover of the outdoors and am athletic to keep up with any pup. I’m also patient and take my time with senior pups and those with special needs. I look forward to meeting your canine companion and the many adventures we will have together. Large, small, I walk them all! Certifications: Pet CPR and Pet First Aid

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Abigail PHayward, CA

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(1149)

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I realized I loved dogs when my sister placed my dog, Maui on my lap nine years ago. I've met so many dogs and dog owners because of her and hope to meet and take care of many more. I've walked dogs for my neighbors and friends. I'm punctual, professional and understand from being a dog owner myself, the safety and well-being of your dog.

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Dog Walking in Hayward

The city of Hayward, located in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a very ethnic diverse community with a large Latino population. In fact, Hayward is one of the most diverse communities in the state. With this demographic breakdown, it also becomes clear that the population of Hayward has a preference to dogs over cats.

The Eden Greenway Dog Park is one of the attractions in town that caters to the needs of dogs and their owners. This attractive off-leash dog parks is split into two sections. There is one area for smaller breeds and one area where larger dogs can play without scaring their smaller friends. Furthermore, the dog park is equipped with anything a dog park would ever need: water fountains, benches, shaded areas and fences.

There are also other ways for dogs to get some exercise. A great idea, for instance, is to enjoy a day on the Hayward Shoreline. This regional park, located on the coastal area of East Bay, is part of the San Francisco Bay Trail and a protected area. Dogs therefore have to be on a leash at all times to protect wildlife. The location is also a very popular destination among birdwatchers.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hayward

West Winton

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,497 per sq. mi.

West Winton

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The main attraction in the West Winton neighborhood is the Hayward Regional Shoreline Park. This park is located on the shoreline, as its name indicates. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash and only in certain designated parts of the park due to safety factors. You and your dog cannot be on the south side due to the flood control channel. If the dog days of California summer prove to be a bit much for you and your pup, let him dip his paws in the water at Hayward Regional Shoreline Park. Be sure to leave the park as clean as you found it by picking up after your dog.

Carlos Bee Boulevard

36
Population Density
2,325 per sq. mi.

Carlos Bee Boulevard

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Has your pooch been acting out or feeling a little ruff lately? Or do you want to teach your old pal some new tricks? If so, check out the the puntastic Bobbi Lue’s Pawsitive Pets in this neighborhood. This facility uses animal behavior techniques to correct negative behavior and reduce your dog’s stress levels. There are plenty of places to walk your dog in this area as well. Carlos Bee Boulevard is also a very pet-friendly area, offering plenty of pet-friendly housing options.

Downtown Hayward

24
Population Density
2,325 per sq. mi.

Downtown Hayward

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This is a neighborhood that has plenty of room on the sidewalks to enjoy a little exercise with your dog. While you’re out enjoying a nice stroll with your pup, head on over to Buffalo Bill’s Brewery, an excellent local brewery that’s Fido-friendly! You can grab a signature cold one and channel your inner cowboy (or cowgirl) at this saloon-style establishment. Head over to the restaurant section to grab some grub. Fido is allowed to join you on the outdoor patio. Not in the mood for beer and burgers? Not to worry. Downtown has other pet-friendly eateries, including The Bistro and Bijou’s Restaurant and Bar.

Industrial Parkway

12
Population Density
2,325 per sq. mi.

Industrial Parkway

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If you’re looking for a pet-friendly neighborhood to stay in during your visit to Hayward, look no further than the Industrial Parkway. The neighborhood has plenty of pet-friendly hotels that can accommodate you and your furry friend during your stay. The Red Roof Inn Hayward. At this hotel there are plenty of sidewalks around the area to walk your pooch on. The Red Roof Inn Hayward does not charge extra for your dog to stay here with you. They only require that you never leave your dog in the room alone. Not looking to rent a hotel room? No problem! This neighborhood is also home to popular Hayward AirBnB rentals.

Tennyson

1
Population Density
1,497 per sq. mi.

Tennyson

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If your pup needs a vaccination  or just a little nail trim while you’re in Hayward, the Tennyson neighborhood is a good place to be. The Cheap Shots Pet Vaccine Clinic located inthis neighborhood aims to keep pet healthcare costs down by offering -- you guessed it -- cheap shots. Vaccines start at just $10 each, with rabies boosters costing $15. The clinic also offers other services, including microchipping and nail trimming. A veterinarian is available onsite to answer your veterinary care questions. The best part is that all veterinary advice is free! The clinic is held every Saturday from 11 AM to 2 PM.