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It was such a treat to have you walk Trixie today! Thank you so much
Thank you for being so kind to Molly and showing her lots of love!
Ivy did great. She was gentle and patient with Mina. She had her doggy supplies ready and went straight to work. Mina was comfortable with Ivy and I d book her again l!
Melinda was great
Aw, that was very nice of you! I m sure Penny will enjoy your gift! Thank you also for letting me know your schedule. :)
Fantastic as usual! Mathew goes above and beyond, the absolute extra mile every time
Thanks for always bringing in packages !! How funny he was sleeping upstairs! Not a very good guard dog huh!
Martin is the BEST!!!! Can t wait for our next walks!
Tyler took pictures of our furbaby during every walk. It was a small gesture, but we appreciated it a lot!
Why book a dog walker in San Jose?
Browse San Jose, CA dog walkers to find a Caregiver that can provide the best pet care for your dog — whether your pup is a major sniffing machine and needs a patient walker, or loves to pull full force and needs someone strong to hold the leash. Dog walkers on the Wag! platform are waiting to take your furry friend on a walk around San Jose, CA so you don't have to stress about pet care. The app even notifies you when your dog poops or pees along the way!
The best dog friendly neighborhoods in San Jose
Downtown San Jose
Discovery Dog Park in downtown San Jose is sure to please your pup. He’ll have lots of fun running with his new friends in this fenced dog park, which even offers separate water fountains for dogs and their owners. Ryland Dog Park and Selma Olinder Dog Park are also located near downtown, giving you plenty of options to choose from. There are also plenty of pet-friendly restaurants located in downtown San Jose, so you and your furry friend can grab a bite to eat after a long day of play. You’ll also be close to a vet clinic as well as several grooming services, should you need them.
Almaden, located on the outskirts of San Jose, is home to several gorgeous parks as well as a pet-friendly community center. If you’re looking for a long, historic hike, look no farther than Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Here, you can learn about California’s distinguished mining history and tackle more than 34 miles of walking trails. Looking for something a little more relaxed? Enjoy stunning sunsets by the lake at Almaden Lake Park. After a long day of playing in the sunshine, head on over to Armadillo Willy’s BBQ, where you can enjoy some authentic Texan BBQ ribs with your pup in the outdoor area.
This quaint district is a twenty-minute drive from downtown San Jose, perfect for those looking to stay outside the city limits. You can take your dog out for a day of fun at Miyuki Dog Park or Butcher Dog Park, where your dog can play off-leash to his heart’s content. Go for a bite to eat at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, where you can bask in the sunshine and enjoy a burger with your canine companion in the outdoor area. Need boarding services during your stay? Sanity’s Play N Stay is nearby, offering outdoor play, daily leash walks, and a 24/7 staff which includes a veterinary technician.
South San Jose
South San Jose offers a treasure trove of dog parks and hiking trails, making it the perfect neighborhood for the adventurous pet owner. The Coyote Creek Trail in South San Jose will challenge even the most seasoned hiker. You and your leashed furry friend can enjoy over 18 miles of paved walking trails, which overlook Coyote Creek. You’ll also pass Hellyer Dog Park while on the trail, which is a great resting point if your canine companion can’t handle any more hiking. Waterford Park, located on the opposite end of South San Jose, is another great choice that offers exercise equipment and water fountains.
Los Gatos is just a twenty-minute drive from San Jose, which is perfect if you’re looking to stay outside the city limits. Your dog may not like this area much though, since los gatos means “cats” in Spanish! Either way, this town has plenty to offer holiday makers and their furry friends, notably the Los Gatos Creek Trail. This trail spans 10 miles of gorgeous nature, from the Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos to Meridian Avenue in San Jose. You also won’t want to miss the K9 Cancer Walk, an annual fundraiser for canine cancer research. You and your pup can enjoy a gorgeous 3-mile walk all while raising money for a good cause.
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