Dog walking in Modesto

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Hi, My name is Valerie! I have several years of experience with dog walking, and pet sitting. I love, love animals and I look forward to taking your pet out on a little adventure!

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My name is Isaak, and I am long-time animal lover!I am originally from northern California, and I currently live in Queens, NYC. I have owned and lived with dogs my entire life; in fact, at the age of eleven, my love of animals led me to the decision to become a fully committed vegetarian. Although I don't currently reside with a dog, my apartment is dog-friendly, and has hosted numerous doggy friends. Breed-wise, my experience with dogs includes: Labs, Dachshunds, Bulldogs, Retrievers, Pointers, Pulis, Rhodesian Ridgebacks and Great Pyrenees--and I am looking forward to meeting more!! :)

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Dog Walking in Modesto

The city of Modesto, California, sandwiched between Sacramento and Fresno, was founded in 1870. The city was actually the setting for the movie “American Graffiti” in 1973. Modesto is also a dog-loving city, with more than 30,000 dogs living there. There are plenty of dog-friendly activities in Modesto so you can bring Fido with you when you visit.

If you like hiking, Dry Creek has a six-mile paved trail that is popular with the local dog lovers. The trail takes you along Dry Creek, which may or may not be dry depending on how much rain there has been in the area. The trail also passes several local parks that have playgrounds, picnic areas, restrooms, and other amenities. Your pooch will love all the wildlife to be seen along the trail.

After the hike, get a bite to eat at the Barking Dog Grill on 11th Street where you can get a barking dog (hot dog), steak, fish, or chicken. And they have a “naked dog” for Fido but don’t tell him he is eating a hot DOG. Time for bed? Head over to the Microtel Inn, Days Inn, Motel 6, Clarion Inn, or the Super 8. They are all dog lovers and will let Fido sleep inside with you instead of in the car.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Modesto

East La Loma Park

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,309 per sq. mi.

East La Loma Park

48

If you are looking for a furrific place where your canine companion can spend the afternoon exploring squirrel holes, then look no further than Dry Creek Trail. Rails to Trails has taken the time to preserve the authentic feel of the original space. You can wind your way through the trees, play fetch in the open meadows, and even watch Fido chase after the wildlife. You can also catch a cool drink or splash in the creek that runs along the trail.  Please be sure to leave your dog on the leash while walking the trails, though. Dry Creek Trail is the pawfect place to spend an afternoon with your best buddy.

Roosevelt Park

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,707 per sq. mi.

Roosevelt Park

36

As part of the Rails to Trails conservation project, the Modesto Virginia Corridor makes a perfect place to spend the afternoon. The natural area has trails carved through it that were once part of the rail systems which were the lifeline to the area. To say the least, the views are nothing to bark at.  You and your furry friend will want to visit often as they update it and continue to attach it to other points of the Rails to Trails chain. The Modesto Virginia Corridor has lots of open room so that you can even play fetch

Turlock

25
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
547 per sq. mi.

Turlock

25

It’s time to grab all your humans, even the little ones, and take a 20-minute car ride to  Sunnyview Dog Park in Turlock. Not only are there two designated areas to play in, but there are also several water fountains for both people and pups. The areas are fenced in so you can take the leash off and enjoy the freedom.  Right next to it is a playground for your mini humans to play in. You can relax on the benches when you’re not feeling quite as active as your furry friend or your rambunctious little ones.  The large grassy field is just right for playing catch, digging holes, or even picnicking.

Lathrop

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
832 per sq. mi.

Lathrop

12

Just 22 miles from Modesto, you will find Lathrop and Lathrop Dog Park.  This is one of the largest dog parks in the county. You will find two separate dog areas. A double gate ensures that your pawesome pal will not be able to get out without you. The large grassy areas have a nice graded slope to help you get your sense of adventure. Water stations are well placed throughout the park to make sure you always have a drink. There are even several cleaning stations to make it easier to clean up when you are done. 

Oakdale

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
136 per sq. mi.

Oakdale

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Oakdale is just 14 miles from Modesto and it is where you will find Oakdale Dog Park. This double gated, off-leash dog park is set up for two areas. One is for dogs under 35 pounds and the other is for larger dogs. You will find real grass to run on. There is plenty of dirt to roll around in, too. Water fountains are available for both pup and person.. There aren't any cleaning stations, but there are doggy bag dispensers throughout the area, so be a responsible dog owner and use them. Your furry friend can join you for a walk on the trail as long as he’s leashed.

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