Dog walking in Oceanside

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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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Tina POceanside, CA

5.0

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Hi, I am Tina! I have worked with animals, mostly rescues, since 2010. I currently have two dogs of my own, one of which is special needs. I love dogs, they have such wonderful personalities, each one unique. I am always honored to met a new dog, and even more so to take them on an enjoyable outing.

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Pam SOceanside, CA

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I would like to offer my services for walking your dog or pet sitting in my home. I have been pet sitting for a couple of years now and have many references. I have a great deal of experience with dogs and just all around love being with them. I take care of your pet as if he or she is my own- with the utmost care, compassion and respect.

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Janet TOceanside, CA

4.9

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“The Dog Gone Best”

I have two pointers who have never missed their twice daily outings in over 12 years. I fully understand the mind/body connection for a contented canine. I have over 1200 hours of hands-on experience working with shelter dogs. I am skilled at basic and intermediate obedience training and well-versed in dog body language, leash reactivity, and working with under-socialized dogs. I look forward to meeting your dog and I promise your dog will thank you!

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

Susie WOceanside, CA

4.9

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“I love dogs!”

Hi there, I’m Susie! Growing up in Michigan we had indoor and outdoor dogs from mixed collie, mixed terrier and a sheep dog. As an adult I had a Westland terrier and miniature pincher much needed exercise and attention with this two breeds.I've also cared for an australian Shepard and collie mix both high energy so walks and play were mandatory. I’ve found being kind, firm and consistent they respond very well. I enjoy running and the beach so no worries I’ll keep your furry friends fit.

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Michael DOceanside, CA

4.9

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“Committed to Excellence”

I'm Michael. I'm an Encinitas local. Huge dog lover of all breeds. Started taking care of my neighbors dogs at the age of 8, along with owning dogs of my own my whole life. I've owned two terriers and a pit. I love staying active and the outdoors, so I usually take them on walks and runs by the beach, and hang out at the dog park. Looking forward to meeting you and your dog!

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

Marla HOceanside, CA

4.9

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“No One will Love your Dog as Much!”

Hi! I’m Marla and I have over 21 years experience dog sitting and walking all types of breeds from Pugs to Rottweilers. My own pups are Penny, a 2 year old Maltipoo and Chai, a 14 year Old Chi. To me, dogs being so much love and light into the world. I can’t wait to meet your dog!

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

Amy KOceanside, CA

4.9

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““Who let the dogs out?? Me, for a walk!””

Hi my name is Amy, I am a very active dog loving mom that is happy to help you out by giving your pet some fresh air and exercise when you can't. I know that your dog is part of your family and that you are trusting me with their safety and well being and I take that responsibility very seriously. My kids are all in school so I have the time to be there when needed. I am flexible and dependable and look forward to meeting your fur baby!

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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

Megan ROceanside, CA

4.9

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“There is No such thing as a bad dog!!”

Hello, my name is Megan. I’ll start off by saying I adore all dogs- young and old, small and big! I also love to walk or jog with dogs. I am a dog owner myself and I treat each and every dog as if they were my own. My dog pack at home includes an Australian Shepherd, a German Shepherd and a husky so I can handle high energy! I do my best to make your pet feel comfortable for the entire time were together. I am ready to care for and love on all of your furry family members if you let me(:

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

Eric ROceanside, CA

4.9

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“You dog(s) will be cared for as if they are mine!”

I am an absolute dog person! I’ve had dogs my entire life, just over 30 years. I currently have a 13 year old Chihuahua who I’ve had since she was 8 weeks old and a 13 year old female German Shepherd who I adopted when she was 8. I have a wide experience from very small dogs like Chihuahuas, Bichons all the way up to large strong dogs like American Staffys (Pitbulls) and German Shepherds, and evening a few military trained guard dogs. Dogs tend to like and trust me right away.

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Marc HOceanside, CA

4.9

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“I look forward to meeting you and your pups! :)”

Hi there, dog owners! My name is Kylee (please excuse the different profile title, it has to use my legal name). I'm 26 and a college student whose two favorite things are animals and the outdoors. So when I'm walking your dog I'm not just working, I'm having a great time! I was raised with three dogs so I have lots of experience, but I haven't been able to have one of my own since starting school. Feel free to contact me with any questions, I look forward to meeting you and your pups!

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Dog Walking in Oceanside

Oceanside is a beautiful city along the coast of southwestern California. It is the third-biggest city in the county of San Diego. The town was incorporated in 1888 and is known for its amazing climate of 60 to 70-degree weather year-round. In fact, the average high is 67.91˚, and the average low is 53.73˚ so you will not need a coat. Dog lovers love Oceanside too, and there are over 39,000 dogs in town. So bring Fido when you come to Oceanside. There are tons of great dog-friendly places to go.

The Oceanside Dog Park on San Luis Rey Road is a great fenced-in place for furbabies to play. There are two sections; one for active and one for less active dogs. There are doggy water fountains, poop bags, chairs for the humans, and artificial turf instead of grass, so there is no dirt and mud. The people and the pooches are friendly and fun.

A dog park within a park is such a great idea! South Buena Vista Park on Mountain Pass is amazing! You can take your kids to play on the playground or walk the trails with Fido on a leash and then at certain times (7-10 AM and 4 PM-Dusk) you can let Fido off the chain and let him run! There is even a pond where Fido can chase the ducks!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oceanside

East Side Capistrano

48
Population Density
3,532 per sq. mi.

East Side Capistrano

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East Side Capistrano is a neighborhood in midtown Oceanside. Dogs and their people enjoy many opportunities for dog-friendly activities and restaurants. The main attraction in this neighborhood for dog owners is Harbor Beach. You and Fido can explore the sandy beach and crystal clear waters together, as long as your fur-iend stays on leash. After an on-leash walk near the lapping ocean, dog and person will want to check out one of the dog-friendly restaurants. Ceja’s Mexican Diner at 4259 Oceanside has dog-friendly dining on the front patio. Dogs are served a dish of water while their human companions try a burrito or fajita dish. 

Townsite

36
Population Density
1,778 per sq. mi.

Townsite

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Townsite is a neighborhood which runs the length of the beachfront in Oceanside. The area is chock full of shopping, services, restaurants, and tourists. Dogs and humans can enjoy staying near the beach in one of the many dog-friendly hotels. Motel 6, Extended Stay America, and Residence Inn by Marriott all allow dogs to stay in room with their human. The Buccaneer Park, located at 1508 S. Pacific Street, fronts to the ocean, and a dog may exercise on-leash while waves lap around it. An outdoor breakfast on the beach at Beach Break Cafe at 1802 S. Coast Hwy. starts the day off right with a fine meal and a beautiful ocean view.

San Luis Rey

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,758 per sq. mi.

San Luis Rey

24

San Luis Rey is home to Oceanside Dog Park. This dog park is located at 2905 San Luis Rey This is a great place for dogs to exercise off-leash. The dog park has two enclosures for small and large dogs. There is water available, and waste receptacles for cleanup. The San Luis Rey River Trail also provides for a scenic exercise opportunity. The trail’s end point is at North Sante Fe Avenue. The trail stretches some 9 miles. Dog must stay on-leash, and the asphalt can be a bit hot on the paws, so short strolls on hot days is best. 

Rancho del Oro

12
Population Density
3,532 per sq. mi.

Rancho del Oro

12

The Animal Keeper at 3532 College Avenue is a doggie daycare that families in this neighborhood trust to watch this most important family member. Dogs may stay and play for a few hours. Human companions can even stay awhile and watch some videos with their pup. Animal Keeper provides grooming and overnight boarding too. Grooming does include nail clipping upon request. Groomingdale’s, located at 4065 Oceanside, does standard baths and cuts as well as more specialized grooming for specific breeds. All dogs end up looking great after their trip to Groomingdale’s.

Guajome

0
Population Density
1,414 per sq. mi.

Guajome

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Guajome has numerous activities for you and your pup, the most notable being Guajome Regional Park located at 3000 Guajome Lake Road. This park has camping year-round. There are ponds for fishing and numerous trails on which to walk and enjoy the outdoors. This park is a great place to picnic and watch for the many migratory species of birds. There’s also a day-use lake where you and Fido can take a dip on a hot California day. Dogs are welcome to walk on the trails, or to camp out. Leash manners are a must, and humans should clean up after their companion.