Dog walking in Venice

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

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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Molly PVenice, Los Angeles

5.0

(3062)

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“Energetic & fun! Can’t wait to walk your pups!”

Hi there! My name is Molly. I have worked with dogs for over 20 years now, got my first dog at age 7, and I have 2 Pomeranians & a pitbulI. I have worked in animal shelters for years before, and most recently managed a dog boutique/grooming salon in West Hollywood. I have experience with taking dogs on long walks multiple times a day, feeding them, and taking them out for play time, etc. I’ve worked with injured pets, puppies, older dogs, administering medications, and some training as well!

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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

Guy RVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(4816)

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“Walking your best friend is an honor!”

Growing up with 4 family dogs and having to take care of them, I can assure you that I will provide quality service for you and your dog. I'm responsible, friendly and organized and always make an effort to make sure both the owner and dog are happy and satisfied at the end of every walk.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Patrick CVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(3491)

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Hi, my name is Patrick Collier and I am 27 years old and originally from Cleveland, Ohio. I am a graduate of Loyola Marymount University here in Los Angeles where I studied Film. For the past 12 years I have been a dog owner, and have two dogs back home in Cleveland named Reilly and Lloyd and a dog here in LA named Taco. I am an avid dog lover who has a great deal of personal experience training and walking a variety of different breeds and have been doing Wag for over three years now.

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James PVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(3310)

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My name is James, I have worked in stables with animals for several years and always have owned one or more dogs. I love animals and really like spending time with them taking care of their needs.

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Casey OVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(2619)

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“Everything I own is covered in dog hair.”

I've always been the one who everyone calls for anything dog related. I've volunteered at shelters, have worked for a pet behaviorist's radio show, grew up with dogs, and currently have two awesome low-rider pit mix rescue pups of my own. I know how much our dogs can affect every aspect of our lives, and I'd like to help alleviate your stress by making sure your buddies are well cared for while you're out. Let me know if your pups would like to go walking with me soon. I can't wait to meet them!

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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

Justin CVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(2267)

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Hey there! I've been a dog/animal lover since I was a kid and have been walking dogs since I was a teenager. I walked dogs in the summers growing up and I've been dog sitting for friends for the past 4 years whenever they leave town. My family has a dog as well (a Cavalier King Charles named Sawyer) who I'm very close with and have spent countless hours playing with and taking care of. I'm looking forward to meeting some new dogs!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Dennis RVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(1933)

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Hello, my name is Dennis. I'm 28 years old and Ive been working for wag for about 3 years now. I am a experienced high demand walker that has done over 1,000 walks. I love dogs I have 3 myself and walk them every day. I live in a house with a fenced back yard and a gate at the front. I have 4 dogs houses for my dogs and other dogs. I love meeting new people and their pets. I will make sure I follow all your instruction for you pups and will keep them safe while providing a good experience.

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Roberto WVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(1792)

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Hi, my name's Roberto! Just to clear up any confusion, I now live in LA (NOT Boston!) I've been passionate about caring for animals ever since I got my first dog, a beagle, as a kid. When I'm not spending time with my Boxer puppy, Billy, I love hiking, reading, and exploring downtown!

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Taylor RVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(1993)

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I’ve been walking dogs for over 5 years now and love it. Dogs are the best. I am a Minnesota native, but have been residing in LA for almost 7 years now. Look forward to meeting your pup!

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Matt CVenice, Los Angeles

4.9

(1800)

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Raised by wolves and voted best in show by dogs everywhere. Hi, I'm Matt and I have been an animal lover since I was a child. I am great with all breeds and sizes and have walked hundreds of dogs with Wag! It's the best job I've ever had, I love it and can't wait to meet your dog!

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Dog Walking in Venice

Venice began as a beach resort town in 1905, and it has since blossomed into a cultural hub with a world-renowned beach (which includes the famous Muscle Beach!) complete with some of the best surfing waves out there, an ultra-fun boardwalk, and a system of man-made canals. Your pooch can join you for a walk on the boardwalk and on certain parts of Venice Beach, but there is plenty for you to do with your dog in other parts of Venice as well.

Venice is home to over 18 restaurants that allow you to eat on their patios with your dog, and let's face it, with the amazing weather in California, who would want to eat inside anyway? Among these restaurants is the French Market Cafe, an adorable little restaurant along historic Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Here, your dog can join you on their patio while you dive into their extensive breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

When you’ve spent your day at the beach or trying out local restaurants and you’re ready to try something new with your dog, check out Bruno’s Cat and Dog Boutique, a pet supply shop with high-quality pet food and sniff-tastic toys and treats. Whether you spend your time on a patio, a beach, on the boardwalk, or shopping with your pup, Venice will astound you with all it has to offer you and Fido!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Venice

Oakwood

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
10,199 per sq. mi.

Oakwood

48

Oakwood is one of the most historic neighborhoods in all of Venice. It’s located inland from some of the more touristy areas, and it is flush with trendy cafes and restaurants. Oakwood is also home to a large dog park known as Westminster Dog Park. This busy park has a section for large dogs (complete with a hill your pooch can run up and down to tire themselves out!) and a smaller dog section. There are some seating areas, and the area is made up of wood chips, grass, and dirt. Some guests note there isn’t a lot of shade at this park, so you may not want to visit this park in the middle of a hot day. 

Windward Circle

36
Population Density
17,471 per sq. mi.

Windward Circle

36

Located just a few blocks from Venice Beach, Windward Circle is a residential neighborhood that was once considered to be "the center" of Venice when it was first established and was home to the first famous Venice rollercoaster. Today, Windward Circle is considered the "East Village" of Venice, as many residents of the neighborhood work in the arts and entertainment industry. Its proximity to the beach is handy, especially if you like to walk your dog there! You will also want to visit Baby Blues BBQ which is a favorite dog-friendly (at the patio tables) restaurant in Windward Circle when you're in the mood for some southern-inspired deliciousness!

Alsace

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,859 per sq. mi.

Alsace

24

Alsace is a quiet, residential neighborhood in Playa Vista made up of several new homes and many high-rise apartments. It is also where Oberrieder Dog Park is located, and it has become a favorite spot for dogs and their owners to hang out and enjoy the California weather. The park, like many dog parks, has separate sections for big and small dogs, and it has wood chips instead of grass, which makes cleaning up after your dog a lot easier. The spacious park is the pawfect place to burn off some energy with your dog, and it has a water fountain and some seating for when you both need to take a break, too.

Ocean Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
11,256 per sq. mi.

Ocean Park

12

Just southeast of the legendary Santa Monica Pier lies the neighborhood of Ocean Park. It’s only a 15-minute drive from Venice, and Ocean Park is an artsy and trendy neighborhood with plenty of coffee shops, boutiques, and art galleries to explore. When you are looking to explore Ocean Park with your pup, try out Herb Katz Dog Park, which is located within Joslyn Park in Santa Monica. With over 1.25 acres for Rover to sniff his way around, it’s a fair size for a dog park, and it also has agility equipment for adventurous dogs. There’s a separate, fenced area for little dogs and even a playground and basketball court nearby.

West Los Angeles

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,919 per sq. mi.

West Los Angeles

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West Los Angeles is an eclectic neighborhood known for its plentiful Japanese restaurants within what’s known as “Little, Little Tokyo.” If you are in the area and looking to take your pooch to socialize and exercise, check out Veterans Barrington Park in West Los Angeles. This dog park is broad and flat, which makes it ideal for dogs who like to run! Conveniently, the park has high fences, and each area is double-gated, so your dog is safely contained within the park. Some of this park's other great features are a water fountain, pooper-scoopers and doggie bags, benches, and even free parking!