Dog walking in Saratoga

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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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Maxime BSaratoga, CA

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Hi everyone! My name is Maxime. I love taking care of dogs. I grew up with a Labrador and a White Shepherd. I have a lot of experience. I am very energetic and trustworthy. I give my best to take good care of dogs in a safe and loving manner. Your dogs will be very happy and satisfied with me! I offer plenty of playtime activities and outdoorsy fun like hiking the local parks and exploring the neighborhood. I can't wait to meet you and your dogs!

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Scott DSaratoga, CA

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Greetings, my name is Scott! I'm a military veteran who grew up in Sacramento, but have lived in the San Francisco area the last 20+ years. While growing up, my family always owned dogs and, over the years, built up a great understanding of their general behaviors & needs. I started walking & caring for our dogs, and others, when I was around 8 years old, and have loved doing so at every opportunity since! I'm a very athletic person who goes to the gym & trail running at least 4 days per week so, I'd love the opportunity to keep your dog healthy & fit as well! Your dogs' happiness and safety will be my top priorities!

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Lyric ESaratoga, CA

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“My best friends have 4 paws ”

Hi, I'm Lyric. I'm a life-long Bay Area resident, and dog lover. I live in San Jose with my dog (and best friend) Boomer. I have many years of dog care under my belt, from puppy to senior, including special needs dogs. I have experience with many breeds, and know how to handle high-energy dogs. I love meeting new dogs and getting to know their charming (and often hilarious) personalities. Our dogs aren't pets, they are family, and you can count on me to treat them that way.

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Patrick LSaratoga, CA

4.9

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Hi My name is Patrick, I grew up in the Bay Area and I have been a dog lover my whole life. Growing up I had many dogs, Big and Small. To me playing with dogs never gets old. Running around the yard with them, belly rubs, tug of wars I love to do it all. I've always had a connection with dogs and my mom likes to call me the Dog Whisperer since dogs tend to calm down and behave more often in my presence. I like to get outside and enjoy the daytime and I'd love to bring your pup companion with me while your away.

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Gillian PSaratoga, CA

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Hi, I'm Gillian. I grew up in England in a household full of pets, including Cindy the Welsh corgi & Rover the old sheep dog. Years later, we have Priya, a rescued beagle-mix. I began dog walking 8 years ago in Florida, with dogs of all sizes and ages from dachshunds and poodles to bulldogs and Huskies! I love meeting new dogs & giving them a good walk for fun and exercise. I ve volunteered at animal shelters and the SPCA, I am professional & caring, and ready to begin a new adventure with Wag!

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Gloria VSaratoga, CA

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Love love loove dogs!! I have three big dogs of my own that I trained myself. I’ve worked with dogs from dog aggressive to human aggressive. Raised as puppies and rescues.

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Lucia GSaratoga, CA

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“I’ll love and care for your pups like family.”

Hi, I’m Lucia, an Italian American from San Jose! Over the years I have had opportunities to care for and walk a variety of dog breeds ranging from Standard Poodle and Pit Bull to Yorkie and French Bulldog. I love being active by hiking so I will make sure your dog is satisfied each and every walk.

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Emily ASaratoga, CA

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Dogs have always been a big part of my life and I love spending time with them. They are amazing friends which I treat with love and respect. I’ve been walking dogs with wag for about two years and there are very few things I’d rather be doing. I can’t wait to meet your pup and have a lovely time together!

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Aleah LSaratoga, CA

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“I Speak All Forms Of 'Woof'!”

Hi my name is Aleah & I'm a fulltime dog walker! I grew up in SV with my lovely samoyed Nikko, & although he passed, he's my lifelong love. I've experienced dogs of all sizes & personalities by sitting for friends/family & caretaking older dogs, & work experience at doggie day care. I love meeting new dogs & have a deep kinship with them over any other animal-each dog is unique & deserves special care & attention. I'm excited to provide the comfort of knowing your beloved pooch is in good hands!

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Delila TSaratoga, CA

4.8

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Hi! My name is Delila. I am a dog walker. I have been walking dogs since May 2013. I love animals. I make sure the dogs get an adequate amount of exercise. To me, it is all about the dogs. If they are happy and healthy that is all that matters to me.

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Dog Walking in Saratoga

Peaceful, quiet and scenic, Saratoga is best known as a refuge for tech workers from the hustle and bustle of the greater San Francisco area. While the town is quiet, it’s still conveniently located -- only a 19-minute drive from San Jose and a 30-minute train to San Francisco proper. While there’s no designated dog park in the area, you and your pup are sure to sniff out something to do! The real draw of Saratoga is its natural surroundings. Head for the hills, and you’ll find many pooch-friendly trails for you and your buddy to explore, along with some of the most beautiful scenery California has to offer.

For doggie dining, be sure to check out the Bell Tower Cafe! This popular breakfast spot serves up a mean breakfast burrito, and welcomes wagging tails at their outdoor patio area. You and your canine companion can work it all off with a leashed walk in one of Saratoga’s several community parks -- Kevin Moran Park on Scully Street is a particular favorite with local dog owners for its acres of green space. And don’t worry, your pooch can still get their off-leash exercise. You’re always just a short drive away from local dog parks where your furry friend can run free!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Saratoga

Basin Way

48
Population Density
1,091 per sq. mi.

Basin Way

48

West Saratoga is a haven for hikers, and you can bring your buddy along on many of the trails in the area. Fremont Older Open Space Preserve allows leashed dogs on all its trails, and this park has a hike for every dog from the most athletic to the committed couch pup-tato! If you can, try and make it to the top of the mountain for sweeping views of the Santa Clara valley. Just remember to bring water and bags with you. Once you and your pooch are all tired out, you can stop in at Peet’s Coffee and Tea for a much-needed pick me up!

Almaden

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,081 per sq. mi.

Almaden

36

Almaden is just ten miles away from Saratoga, and it’s well worth the trip. Almaden Lake Park boasts some beautiful and tranquil trails, but your dog will need to be on-leash, and you’ll need to keep to designated areas. Don’t fret though -- right next door, you’ll find the furrific Jeffrey Fontana Dog Park! You and your pup can enjoy a spirited game of catch here whatever the weather, as the packed sand surface holds up even after heavy rains. There are seats for tired owners, and water and bags are provided. After you’ve worked up an appetite, you and your pooch can chow down at Mo’s The Breakfast and Burger Place, a local favorite that sets out water bowls at their outdoor tables.

West San Jose

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
7,445 per sq. mi.

West San Jose

24

The Saratoga Creek Dog Park in West San Jose is one of the larger parks in the area, and a great place for your pup to burn off any excess energy! All you need in terms of water, bags and toys are provided on-site, but unlike the Jeffrey Fontana Dog Park, there’s no separate area for small dogs, so be mindful of your pup’s temperament. It’s part of Saratoga Creek Community Park, which also has a shaded trail for a more sedate, leashed walk. There are plenty of restaurants in the area that welcome canine dining companions. Try Rubio’s Coastal Grill for dinner, or cool down after your workout at Yogurtland.

Downtown San Jose

12
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
10,872 per sq. mi.

Downtown San Jose

12

For a truly entertaining day out, you and your pooch can take a trip to the bright lights of Downtown San Jose! You only need to take a stroll down Santana Row to see that the city is fabulously welcoming to furry friends -- there are over 25 dog-friendly restaurants and cafes on the street alone.  For off-leash adventures, sniff out the Discovery Dog Park. Shaded by beautiful redwoods, the large dog run provides water, bags and toys. A special mention though has to go to the mutts-visit, locally owned Biscuits on Jackson Street, where you’ll find toys and treats to keep your buddy bright eyed and bushy tailed!

Los Gatos

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Population Density
1,527 per sq. mi.

Los Gatos

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If the big city life isn’t to you or your pooch’s liking, why not head out to Los Gatos? Just a 16-minute drive from Saratoga, the trails in this area area a pup’s paradise. For a real challenge, visit St. Joseph’s Open Space Preserve -- if you and your furry friend can handle the steep incline, you’ll be well rewarded by the views at the top. Be careful though; some trails aren’t shaded, so you might want to visit in the morning or early evening. Your buddy might also enjoy a leashed walk in Vasona Park. With 150 acres of open space around a reservoir, it’s worth paying the six dollars for parking.