Dog walking in San Marcos

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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 PSan Marcos, 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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Janely OSan Marcos, CA

4.9

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Hi, my name is Janely I'm 25 years old and I have been around dogs my whole life. I graduated with an Assosiates Degree in Animal Sciene and worked a long side a wholistic Vet and Pet nutrionist. I have two puppies of my own that I love and adore and I promise to treat yours as if they were mine. I'm looking forward to many walks with your furry babies

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Alexander MSan Marcos, CA

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I've been working with dogs for 10 years now as a handler, trainer and daily walker. I have experience with all sizes and temperaments working both privately and in a shelter. I am passionate about dogs and would love to be able work with yours!

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Ashley CSan Marcos, CA

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Hi. I am originally from Texas but have lived in La Jolla for 18 years. My love for animals started at a very young age, as I grew up around horses, cows, goats and plenty of dogs. I have had Great Danes, Beauviers, Labs, German Shepherds, etc. Presently, I have a Havanese, a Maltipoo and a Schnauzer. I don't have kids so my pups are my world and I spoil them rotten. God gave me a special ability to be able to read dogs and make them feel comfortable and at ease. I was a personal trainer and avid runner most of my life, so I really enjoy running, walking and playing with all dogs!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Janet TSan Marcos, CA

4.9

(1175)

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“The Dog Gone Best”

Our dogs 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 and have operated a home-based dog daycare and boarding business. I am comfortable and skilled working with all breeds and temperaments. I ‘get’ dogs and have a lot of knowledge and training expertise to share. 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training

Amy KSan Marcos, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Danica FSan Marcos, CA

4.9

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Hello, I’m Danica. I'm west of The 5 in beautiful Encinitas. Last 3 years as a doggy daycare attendant at a dog daycare in NorCal. I have a great amount of dog care experience and a great passion for dogs and physical activity. I have my own pup, a handsome Boston terrier named Django whom I love with all my heart. Safety is always my number one concern; your dog's needs come before all else when they are in my care. I look forward to taking your best friend around the neighborhood!

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William BSan Marcos, CA

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My name is William and I am a huge dog lover! I have experience working at a large dog hotel, pet-sitting, and have been volunteering with Spay Neuter Action Project for two years where I have become friends with many rescued Chihuahuas. I'm familiar with almost all dog breeds ranging from 4-150+ pounds and enjoy walking, jogging, playing, or just hanging out! I have an Akita named Kaelei and my fiancée has a Chihuahua named Pinto Bean who has become one of my best friends! I also have experience with performing health checks and administering medications to dogs of all sizes and ages. I'm always very prompt and reliable and can't wait to meet your dog!

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Michael DSan Marcos, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Marla HSan Marcos, 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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Dog Walking in San Marcos

In the northern part of San Diego County, in the suburbs of San Diego, lies the city of San Marcos. San Marcos offers beautiful sceneries, peace and tranquility and a wide array of medical and social facilities. The abundance of open space also makes the city a very welcoming place for animals, with plenty of pet-friendly options for you and your pet to seize the day.

Is your pup anxious to be off the leash? San Marcos offers multiple dog parks that allow dogs to run off-leash to explore and socialize. One of the more popular options is San Elijo Hills Dog Park, which commands a magnificent view and is located on a slope for a more rugged and natural experience.

An alternative which offers fun for the whole family is Sunset Park. This little hidden gem is split up in several areas, including a separate dog park. And as long as you keep him or her on the leash, your trusted, four-legged friend can stroll through the rest of the park alongside with you.

Are you planning a short stay in San Marcos California and want to take your dog with you? Pet-friendly hotels such as Ramada Limited San Marcos and Lake San Marcos Resort have you covered. Grabbing a bite to eat is also not a problem with the vast array of restaurants in the area that allow dogs. In short, San Marcos loves dogs!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in San Marcos

San Marcos Central

48
Population Density
95,261 per sq. mi.

San Marcos Central

48

San Marcos offers the dog community and their owners the opportunity to partake and give back to the animal community. They host local events like The Holiday Hounds Dog Parade, which takes place every holiday season where local pooches walk the parade donning their favorite holiday gear! The San Marcos Lions Club hosts the annual Canine Capers Dog Show that judges the cutest, best talent, and ugliest dog in San Marcos. A dog day care business, Dogtopia, hosts frequent charity dog washes that give back to working canines like police, military, and other service dogs. 

Richland

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
46,369 per sq. mi.

Richland

36

This neighborhood in San Marcos has some dog friendly locations and activities to enjoy. For starters, Hollandia Park has two softball fields, a skate park, climbing wall, horseshoe pits and an off-leash dog park. The dog park has two separate areas for large and small dogs to play and socialize and a water fountain to help your pup to beat the California heat. Woodland Park hosts the annual San Marcos Lions Canine Capers Dog Show. They bring many dog vendor booths as well as a contest for the cutest, most talented, and best look alike contests and more!

Country Club

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
46,369 per sq. mi.

Country Club

24

This neighborhood in San Marcos is conveniently located off Veterans’ Memorial Highway and provides dog parents access to Montiel Park walkways, open space, and the Montiel Dog Park. The dog park is a large fenced-in area that is meant for dogs of all sizes to play, exercise and socialize in. There is also seating for pup parents to take a load off. Across Ronald Packard Parkway, the K9 Dog Park offers grooming, training, boarding and day care that will ensure your fur baby will be taken good care of while you are out and about enjoying your day.

Green Oak Ranch

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
42,906 per sq. mi.

Green Oak Ranch

12

Sunset Park is 19-acres of public park space complete with a splash pad, disc golf course, sports fields and an off-leash doggie park. Sunset Dog Park is fenced in and has two grassy areas that are separated for large and small dogs. They provide water fountains in each area and they also come with benches for owners to sit and watch. Unleashed by Petco hosts dog-friendly rescue events like the Be Their Voice Dog Rescue which helps homeless pets find forever homes. They give out free goodies and meet at fun locations like the Belching Beaver Brewery!

Bressi Ranch

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
41,976 per sq. mi.

Bressi Ranch

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Only six miles west of San Marcos, the Bressi Ranch locale provides people and pups several fun activities to do together. Alga Norte Community Park is 32 acres and features an art aquatic center, skate park, three baseball fields and a dog park. The Alga North Community Dog Park has two areas for big and little pups, and boasts an obstacle course for them to play on! Rubio’s and Luna Grill are dog friendly restaurants in the area, and if you’re visiting or temporarily displaced, Staybridge Suites offers lodging for people with pups.