Dog walking in New Canaan

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Flexible scheduling

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

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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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Stacey GNew Canaan, CT 06840

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“Walkin’ Rover all over!”

I walk my dogs every day, and in the 18 years that I have owned dogs, this has been my daily routine and joy. I personally trained my dogs to walk well on a leash. One of my dogs was two years old when I adopted him, and he was never trained to walk on a leash before. Now he loves to go on walks with his family. I would be an excellent walker for another dog owner. I am very reliable and responsible, and I treat my canine friends with kindness, respect, and love.

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Senior dog care, Training experience, Puppy care, Fast walker

Keilynn CNew Canaan, CT 06840

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Hi, I’m Keilynn from White Plains, New York. Because I grew up around animals, I’ve always felt comfortable around them. But I also have developed a special attachment to them. That's why I want to work as a dog walker. I get a great deal of satisfaction from knowing I can help both dogs and their owners.

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

Laura MNew Canaan, CT 06840

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My name is Laura. I am currently employed as a veterinary technician. I have been working with animals over the past 20 years. I have experience working in animal shelters, rescue facilities, animal hospitals and of course dog walking as well as dog sitting and cat sitting. I currently own two cats and a bunny.

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Paul GNew Canaan, CT 06840

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I am a responsible, trustworthy person with a wealth of experience with dogs. Along with caring for my own, I've walked, pet sat, boarded and fostered dogs for family members, friends and associates throughout my life. My early experiences working at a pet shop and as a veterinarian's assistant provided a foundation of dog care knowledge that I've continued to build on ever since. After a lengthy career in the Information Technology sector I opted to retire early and pursue rewarding part-time work. As a Fairfield resident for over 20 years, I'm committed to providing local Wag clients with the best dog walking service possible.

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Laura SNew Canaan, CT 06840

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I began working with dogs at age 14 at a local dog boarding facility. Since then I have worked for an animal rescue organization and have done dog walking, and pet sitting. I've done overnights in clients home caring for their pets as well.

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Marie DNew Canaan, CT 06840

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I've been a Wag walker for about 2 years now, I love dogs and thoroughly enjoy walking/spending time with them! If I get the chance to walk your pup, please feel free to leave feedback!

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Stephen MNew Canaan, CT 06840

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I am a recent UConn graduate and drummer, currently building a portfolio and playing local gigs. I have wanted a dog all my life but have not been able to due to allergies in the family. This gig lets me spend time with dogs while learning about different breeds which will help me decide on what type of dog I would like for myself in the future. I will be excited to meet yours and care for them as if they were my own!

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Morgan KNew Canaan, CT 06840

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I've been a Wag! walker since July 2016 and have had experience with dogs of all shapes and sizes. Big dogs are my specialty. I started dog walking while in college, and now continue part-time while working full-time as an artist in the film & TV industry. I currently live in Westport, CT with my pit bull mix. I occasionally go to Manhattan to do on-demand walks.

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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

Majida RNew Canaan, CT 06840

4.9

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“I Treat them like my own!”

I’m Majida but you can call me Maj! I’m readily available to walk your dog. I can do short potty breaks or an exercise run for your cooped up pooch. I understand your love for your dog and i am committed to safety, care, and a fun time.

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Can run with dogs, Puppy care, Fast walker

Elizabeth DNew Canaan, CT 06840

4.8

(750)

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“Furries are my fans!”

Hi! I'm Elizabeth, I love dogs and spending time with them playing, walking, cuddling, and everything in between! I have experience in grooming, doggie daycare, as a veterinary assistant, pet sitting, administering subcutaneous injections, animal CPR, and dog walking (I also love and care for cats, and will care for any type of companion animal besides venomous spiders or snakes).

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Dog Walking in New Canaan

If you live in New Canaan, you know how many pawesome things there are to do with dogs here! In this Connecticut city, there are three dog-friendly parks, including an off-leash park. There are also plenty of restaurants that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Plus, if your dog needs to see a veterinarian, there are two clinics in New Canaan.

Kiwanis Park is a great place to take your pup for an on-leash walk in New Canaan. This community park is home to walking trails that wind through the whole park, passing a playground, wooded areas, and open fields. Your dog will have a good time sniffing around this park.

If you want to take your dog on a longer hike, check out The Cascades at Lake Mohegan, which is about 15 miles from New Canaan. This park has trails that pass by a lovely lake and through thick forests. If your dog likes being off-leash, you’re in luck: dogs can walk leash-free on all of The Cascade’s trails. They only have to be on a leash when they’re within 100 feet of a parking lot or picnic area. Other than that, your dog is free to roam and wander off-leash as much as they’d like!

New Canaan and its surrounding area have tons of dog-friendly parks and restaurants. You’ll always be able to find fun things to do with your dog in this furrific city!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in New Canaan

Lapham Road

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
732 per sq. mi.

Lapham Road

48

This neighborhood is home to New Canaan’s one off-leash area, Spencer’s Run Dog Park. This dog park is located within Waveny Park, and it has one large, fenced-in field where dogs can run around and make new friends. There are also trees to keep the park cool in summer, and there’s water available for your dog. To use the dog park, you’ll have to fill out a registration form, pay a small fee, and bring the form to the New Canaan Recreation Office. Once you do that, you’ll be free to use the dog park anytime you’d like. Your pup will always have a great time playing in this dog park!

Park Street

36
Population Density
3,088 per sq. mi.

Park Street

36

Looking for a park where you can take your dog for a leisurely stroll? Head over to Mead Memorial Park, where dogs are welcome on-leash. Here, you and your pup can go for a walk around the park’s beautiful pond. There are also lots of benches where you can sit and enjoy the view with your furry best friend. If you want to grab lunch with your dog after your walk, there are plenty of good options near Mead Park. For hearty sandwiches, check out Tony’s Deli, which welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables. Or, if you’re in the mood for a burger or a hot dog, head to Station Eats and grab one of their dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Rowayton

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,628 per sq. mi.

Rowayton

24

Rowayton is home to the fun Rowayton Dog Park, which is about seven miles from New Canaan. Here, your dog can play in one spacious, fenced-in field. There are trees that keep the park cool on hot days, and the park also has a water fountain for your pup. Bring some tennis balls or a Frisbee, and enjoy playing with your dog here. After the dog park, treat your dog to lunch at Brendan’s 101. This restaurant welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables, and they’ll bring some treats and a water bowl out for your dog. While your dog enjoys their snack, you can dine on classic New England lobster rolls, customizable sandwiches, freshly baked desserts, and more. 

Glenbrook

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,996 per sq. mi.

Glenbrook

12

If you’re looking for another great dog park, check out Stamford Dog Park. Located about six miles from New Canaan, this dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs. Both areas have picnic tables for owners to sit at, and they also have water fountains for your pup. Your dog will love running around this pawsitively amazing dog park! If playing in the dog park makes you and your dog hungry, head over to Brasitas. Grab a seat at one of Brasitas’ dog-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy some of their delicious Latin fusion dishes.

Winslow Lane

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,163 per sq. mi.

Winslow Lane

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For another fun dog park, head over to Westport and check out Winslow Dog Park. This dog park is about 10 miles from New Canaan, and it has one large, fenced-in area where dogs can play off-leash. The dog park has a field where your pup can run around, and it also has wooded trails where they can walk off-leash. There are also water fountains for both dogs and humans near the entrance of the dog park. Whether you want to go on a walk with your dog or let them run around in an open field, Winslow Dog Park is perfect for you!