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“Experienced, Responsible Dog Walker”
Hi! My name is Moira, and I would absolutely love to walk your pup! I have multiple years experience with dog walking and boarding in my home. I also work at a dog daycare for four years now. Dogs are my life and love every second I spend with them. I also own and raised my boy, Tyson, who is now a year old.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
Hello! My name is Will. Dogs have been a passion of mine from a very young age. With over 10 years of experience, I have worked with all personalities, shapes, and sizes. Each unique to the rest! I have certification in Pet Safety as well as Pet CPR and am currently finishing courses to become a K9 trainer. I'm am always looking to meet new four-legged friends and take great pride in being both punctual and dependable.
“Lots of love to give!”
I have been working with dogs since I was 15, at a local boarding facility. The last 2.5yrs pet care has been my full time job. I've been doing both dog walking, and pet sitting in my home. I love spending time with dogs and bonding with them.
Top Pet Caregiver
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Puppy care
“Your pet’s second best friend!”
I have had both personal and professional experience caring for dogs of all ages and sizes. I am currently enrolled in school to become a licensed veterinary technician and I work from home full time so your dog will never be alone. My apartment complex has a wonderful fenced in private dog park on site for your dog to run around and play. I will make sure your four legged child gets the attention and exercise they need!
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training
My name is Sam and I am an all around animal lover! I have been pet sitting and dog walking for over 10 years. I have worked for The Connecticut Humane Society. There I gained a ton of knowledge in animal behavior and health. I hope I get the pleasure of meeting you and walking your lovely dog!
I’m Cynthia and I am currently a medical student graduating very soon! I’ve grown up with dogs since I was 6 years old and have gotten to pet sit many dogs since. Dogs have always been a big part of my life and I can’t wait to get to know your furry family member!
Hello! I have been dog sitting for 5 years including watching dogs in home and walking! I also had a dog of my own for 12 years and am very experienced. I cannot wait to meet all your pups needs!
I've owned and cared for many types of animals including: dogs, horses, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, goats, turtles and even a hedgehog. Although I've loved all my pets, dogs have always been special. I cherish dogs because their love and loyalty is so strong, but their personalities are as unique as any human's. I've been a proud dog owner all of my life. Taking my dog for a walk is one of the highlights of my day because I know it's the highlight of his! As a dog owner, I recognize how precious dogs are, so whenever I care for someone else's dog, I always treat them as I would want my dog to be treated if I were away.
Hi my name is Erica I been walking pups for 6 years now. I love all my Furry friends they are unique in their own way that’s what’s makes then all different and just so cute. I always look forward in spending time with all the pups from wag. I love the experience and the opportunity to get to meet them all. Thank you wag
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care
New Milford, Connecticut is a small town located on the Housatonic River in the westernmost part of the state. There are many recreational opportunities in New Milford, which also contains portions of the Apestuck River, the Still River, and Lake Candlewood.
In fact, the local dog park is named after Lake Candlewood. The “Candlewoof” Dog Park was opened in 2010 after much hard work by a local non-profit, composed of pet lovers who wanted to create a safe, fun space for dogs to play off-leash. The park is open from sunrise to sunset daily. It is located in the field behind the John Pettibone Elementary School. Amenities include doggie bags and agility equipment.
Interested in a more strenuous hike? The Housatonic Range Trail ends in New Milford, on top of Candlewood Mountain. The six-mile path begins in Gaylordsville and meanders through beautiful woodlands, scenic outcroppings, a small cave, and large rock formations. Part of the trail even runs through a naturally occurring tunnel, although there is a side trail since the tunnel may be overwhelming to claustrophobic humans or nervous dogs.
For less intense hiking, try the Baldwin Park nature paths or the 140-acre Lovers Leap State Park, which both allow on-leash dogs. The state park has several scenic trails that are good for longer trips.
New Milford’s Candlewoof Dog Park is located at 44 Pickett District Road and has two fenced grassy areas for dogs to romp, woof, and sniff. There is a large dog area, and one for smaller dogs. The park provides doggie disposal bags. The park is open from sunrise until sunset. The large dog area has pieces of agility equipment. The park is owned and operated by a nonprofit organization which is staffed by volunteers. Those that wish to use the dog park should read the rules which are posted on the website. Also in the City limits is the dog-friendly Tivoli Restaurant. This Italian restaurant, located at 7 Main Street, has outdoor tables so a dog doesn’t have to leave his companion at dinner.
Thirty-five miles to the southeast of New Milford is the Shelton Dog Park. This dog park is located at 320 Nells Rock Road. There are two fenced areas for dogs to play and socialize off leash. This dog park has a grass and dirt surface, and uses some artistry in its landscaping that is both beautiful to the eye and useful to the paw. Rocks form a bone shape, and dogs are able to maneuver through the obstacle course. The park abuts some trees that provide some shade on a hot day. Decorative red benches let human companions rest and socialize while supervising their friend at play.
Sixteen miles south of New Milford is the City of Danbury, home of Richter Park. This lovely little park has some nice walking trails for an outing on leash. Also in Danbury is the Danbury Dog Park, located at 76 Miry Brook Road. This ddg park has two grassy and fenced areas for dogs to get some exercise off-leash. There is almost no shade, and no place to sit. Water is available on-site. Before leaving Danbury, stop in at the Market Kitchen and Bar. This dog-friendly restaurant provides outdoor dining, and welcomes you and your canine companion. The restaurant is located at 33 Mill Plain Road.
Twenty-four miles to the northeast of New Milford is the Sunny Brook State Park, located in the City of Torrington. This State Park has over 400 acres of wooded and pasture terrain. Dogs are supposed to stay on-leash in the park, but don’t be surprised if you see some breaking the rules. Still, you should be a polite guest. Keep Fido on leash, and clean up after him. The State Park has miles of marked trails, and is a great location for fishing and for having a picnic. A stop at the dog-friendly Torrington Carvel on Main Street completes the day with a sweet dessert of ice cream or cake in one of the outdoor dining areas.
Bristol is a 38-mile drive from New Milford. It is an outing for a day off with your best buddy. Bristol is home to Rockwell Park which is located at 29 Park Hill Road. This park includes a fenced in dog park built on a hillside. The name of the dog park is B.A.R.K. and it includes one area for small dogs, and one for the big guys. This scenic dog park is built among the trees, and benches are provided here and there for the human companions. This dog park does not have water, and you need to bring your own cleanup supplies. All dogs will appreciate a good romp among the trees, but the slope can be hard to navigate for people.
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