Dog walking in Riverside

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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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Sue ARiverside, CA

4.9

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“Walking dogs=Happiness”

I am a peppy retired Hollywood film developer who is in love with every dog I meet. I grew up with all types of animals. Horses, dogs, cats, bunnies. My passion for animals is non ending. I can do short walks, long walks or just cuddle time if that’s what is needed. I will treat your fur baby as I do my own spoiled Golden Retriever. Hugs goodbye, fresh water and treats included.

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Daniel SRiverside, CA

4.9

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“No puppy to small No Dog too big”

Hello! I am Daniel, and I have been working with animals my whole life. I've had a multiplicity of animal experience from owning rabbits,dogs,cats and birds. Specifically for dogs though, I currently own a German Shepard, Corgi and Golden retriever and take them for walks hikes and adventures regularly so I'm able to handle dogs of all shapes and sizes. I have volunteered at my animal shelter for about 4 years which included bathing, exercising , administering medicine and general well being.

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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

Kareen LRiverside, CA

4.9

(520)

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“A walked, “tired puppy” is a Happy Puppy”

My very first job was dog walking when I was 7. I have had many different dogs my entire life and I currently own a beautiful German Shepherd named Cleo. I LOVE all dogs big and small and have experience with all sizes and breeds as I am a volunteer at my local shelter. I have also worked for a grooming service for two years. Given the opportunity to walk for you I look forward to providing your loving companion with love friendship and lots of happy walks.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Puppy care

Alex BRiverside, CA

4.9

(453)

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“I’ll bring you pups home fulfilled and pooped”

Hey guys! My name is Alexandra and I’m the perfect dog walker for you! I love dogs of all shapes and sizes. I am reliable and dependable. I’ve been a walker since 2018 but a dog lover since birth

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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

Hector RRiverside, CA

4.9

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Hello my name is Hector, I am the youngest of 3 children and grew up in Northern California. As a young kid I grew up with dogs and fell in love with them, as a young teenager I started walking and caring for neighbors dogs when they would leave on vacations. I have been in Southern California now for over 20 years and have owned Boxers, my kids have owned Shihtzus, and now my eldest has a pug. I love to me meet new dogs as well, getting to know each dogs temperament and knowing how to work with there temperament is important to me. I feel I do well in reading each dogs energy. I enjoy being outdoors walking and I would love to be able to walk your pet. I look forward to meeting you and your best friend. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings

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Gabriela GRiverside, CA

4.9

(337)

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“Dogs are better than people!”

Hi I’m Gaby and grew up with dogs. I am a super fast walker who can wear out your dog in half an hour for the most part, depending on the breed. I always treat dogs like family, sometimes more so than my actual family! (shh don’t tell them I said that).

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Senior dog care, Fast walker

Jenny BRiverside, CA

4.9

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Hello! I'm Jenny and I cannot wait to meet your beautiful little doggo. I have experience walking all sorts of creatures; English Bulldogs, Schnauzers, Labs, Boxers, Lhasa Apsos, unbelievably adorable mutts, and more. I understand that every furry friend has their own unique personality and quirks that need to be addressed. This is why I make an effort to really get to know your pooch; so we can both have the best time possible.

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Michelle SRiverside, CA

4.9

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Hi my name is Michelle, I am a stay at home mom to my own four legged friend- so have all the time In the world to dedicate my time and energy into caring for yours. I have years of experience caring for and loving dogs. I can’t wait to meet and have fun with your precious pooch.

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Norma CRiverside, CA

4.9

(308)

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“WAG is a dog’s best friend? No. It’s ME! Hahaha”

I’m Norma and I love dogs so much, I treat them like they’re my children. After all if you’re like me, you think of them as family. Please know that I truly care about them as much as you do. I’m security conscious and dependable. Thank you.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care

Lesli BRiverside, CA

4.9

(302)

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“Furry Friends Welcome!”

My services provided are for any pet care needed. I am always available and very flexible with my time regarding new clients. I have 3+ years of experience with all types of pets regarding walks, sittings, boardings, day cares, and drop in visits. I do own two amazing pups of my own whom I give all my free time to and I hope to do the same for your furry friend as well! I am very excited to meet you and your pup or pups!

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

Dog Walking in Riverside

Riverside, California, is a large city with over a population of over 300,000 in the Riverside County which is in turn part of the Inland Empire metropolitan area. And while a large amount of the land is devoted to residential and commercial zones, Riverside also has a more natural side as the historical home of the Navel Orange Trees, which becomes evident with all the parks in the area.

A great example is the Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Preserve. The trails of this natural park offer a breathtaking journey along the Santa Ana River and into the hills that surround the county. Dogs are welcome to trot along on a leash. The Carlson Dog Park is the place to be to unleash the dogs. This dog park is divided into three areas: for large dogs, small dogs, and puppies. The grass is green, and there is also agility equipment available. The location is perfect as it is close to the Mt. Rubidoux Trail, a scenic route with a magnificent view from the summit.

Another great option is the Pat Merritt Dog Park, which has all the amenities that are expected of a dog run: lots of space for dogs to run, a shaded area for dogs to find shelter and water fountain to replenish and wash up. Dog owners in Riverside have nothing to complain about!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Riverside

La Sierra

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,886 per sq. mi.

La Sierra

48

This neighborhood in Riverside is home to La Sierra University, the city hospital, and several schools and parks. The popular neighborhood of La Sierra is said to be a “city-within-a-city” because there’s so much to see and do! Your pooch will go mutts for Riverwalk Dog Park, an off-leash, fenced park with separate areas for large and small dogs. There are even pooper scoopers and benches for owners! The area also has the Riverwalk Pet Resort featuring top-of-the-line boarding for your beloved dog, Banfield Pet Hospital, and an event-planning business for dogs, known as U Party Animals. Check out Wicks Brewing Co. for the best draft beer and foods around – your pup can even come inside on his leash.

Central Riverside

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,209 per sq. mi.

Central Riverside

36

Downtown Riverside is the place to be in Riverside, CA – especially if you’re of the four-legged variety! This neighborhood is where a lot of the fun stuff happens in Riverside, with its own performing arts center, shops, parks, and a lake. And, it’s situated right on the Santa Ana River! Near the water is Carlson Dog Park, a fun place to bring your dog for some off-the-leash fun. Small and large dogs are separated and there is plenty of grass and fun equipment to play with. You can also bring your leashed dog for a walk along the Mount Rubidoux Trail, which covers almost 3 miles of gorgeous views! Downtown Riverside also has several restaurants and eateries where your pup is welcome to pull up a spot next to you for a bite to eat.

Rubidoux

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,446 per sq. mi.

Rubidoux

24

The Rubidoux neighborhood of Riverside is a popular place to be, close to a golf club, nestled alongside the Santa Ana River, and close to the Riverside City College. The neighborhood has its own dog park, Pat Merritt Dog Park, which is fully fenced so you can let your dog off her leash for some outdoor fun and socialization. The nearby Rancho Jurupa Park is a large, 200-acre area where dogs are welcome on their leashes. With plenty of playgrounds, trails, grassy areas, a splash pad, picnic areas, and more, your pooch will have a blast exploring all the surroundings.

Corona Valley

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,580 per sq. mi.

Corona Valley

12

About 15 miles from Downtown Riverside is Corona Valley, a popular neighborhood in Corona, CA. This area has a dog park within the Harada Heritage Park, a huge recreation park with sporting facilities, playgrounds, picnic shelters, a skate park, and more. The fenced-in dog park has an area for small dogs and is well-maintained for an excellent experience for dogs and their owners. In the shopping area of Corona Valley, you’ll find a PetSmart, where your dog can join you for some shopping or go for a day of fabulous grooming. And, with Banfield Pet Hospital in the area, you can feel safe knowing Fido will be well taken care of.

Sierra Del Oro

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,901 per sq. mi.

Sierra Del Oro

0

Sierra Del Oro is another neighborhood in Corona, CA that’s about 16 miles away from Downtown Riverside. You and your pup can visit Butterfield Park, which is home to Corona Dog Park, an off-leash park with plenty of outdoor, exercising fun! For a special treat, head over to Jackboy’s Dog Bakery, a sniff-tastic place filled with all kinds of fancy goodies for your four-legged friend to enjoy, from training graduation treats to healthy snacks for those watching their weight. Skyland Ale Works is a popular brewery in Corona that even welcomes dogs to come in and enjoy some time with their owners.