Dog walking in Wallingford

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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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Kelly TWallingford, CT 06492

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“Providing care, exercise, and friendship!”

My name is Kelly. I live in Meriden, but willing to travel! Animals are my passion. I am an energetic, loving, and experienced petsitter, animal boarder, and dog walker for over 15 yrs. I have over 8 yrs experience with rescue animals. I care for all breeds, from Maltese to Pit Bulls or an English Mastiff! Not just dogs...I care for all pets-cats, birds, fish, reptiles-to name a few! I’d love to meet you and your pets! Your pet is a part of your family, and will care as if they’re mine!

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

Patrycja LWallingford, CT 06492

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“No dog is too big or too small for me”

Hi. My name is Patty. I am an animal lover especially a dog lover. I own a 12 year Aussie-chon and am in open arms when my friends need a sitter for their dog. I have worked at a veterinarian office in the past and i like to better increase my dog and animal knowledge by taking online courses in dog behavior and psychology. I also love physical activity so no dog is too large or too small for me.

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

Michael BWallingford, CT 06492

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Hi there, I’m Mike, your local Wag Walker and High School Teacher. I have been caring for all sorts of animals throughout my life. I currently have cats, turtles and a fish. My inLaws have a wonderful dog that a frequently take for walks and play time. I enjoy being around all animals and would love to take your dog for a walk.

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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

Samantha BWallingford, CT 06492

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“I will care for your dog like they were my own!!”

Hi my name is Samantha. I have a pitbull named Rayne who has been my best friend for the last 8 years. I have been around dogs my whole life. I've been walking dogs for 4 years now and have done almost 500 walks. I truly love dogs and always treat them as if they were my own.

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

Liz CWallingford, CT 06492

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Hello, my name is Liz and I have been walking dogs of all sizes for close to 20 years. I am an outdoorsy, active, positive person who enjoys animals of all kinds, particularly dogs.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care, Obedience training

Marc HWallingford, CT 06492

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“I look forward to meeting you and your pups! :)”

Hi there, dog owners! My name is Kylee (please excuse the different profile title, it has to use my legal name). I'm 26 and a college student whose two favorite things are animals and the outdoors. So when I'm walking your dog I'm not just working, I'm having a great time! I was raised with three dogs so I have lots of experience, but I haven't been able to have one of my own since starting school. Feel free to contact me with any questions, I look forward to meeting you and your pups!

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Cecile FWallingford, CT 06492

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Hey there! I'm Cecile. Growing up I watched my older sisters bring home strays and care for them. I learned from them how to tell if a dog is happy, scared, or in pain. I learned how to calm an anxious dog with a soft voice and that dogs that are more vocal, change their posture, or are not so interested in food, may be in pain or sick. I also learned how much fun it is to play with a dog. I am enrolled in the Veterinary Assistant Program at Middlesex Community College to learn more about the animals I love. I will receive my certificate February 14, 2018.

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Lydia AWallingford, CT 06492

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Hi, my name is Lydia! I've been a dog owner for 18 years, and love spending time with dogs. I have lots of pet sitting experience and I'm excited to get to know your dog!

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Molly SWallingford, CT 06492

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“Hi Middletown area! I can’t wait meet your dogs!”

Hi! I’m Molly. I am a former bartender (Covid changed all that) and current Wag walker (I’ve been with Wag for over 2 years). I am new to the Middletown area and am Mom to three rescue cats. I’m a huge animal lover and former dog owner of many years. I have also worked as a vet assistant and am very comfortable around dogs (and cats) of all ages, temperaments, and activity level. I have an open availability at this time. I’m looking forward to meeting as many dogs as possible :)

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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, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Devorah LWallingford, CT 06492

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Hi, I'm Devorah! I love dogs, hiking and just being outdoors - no matter the weather. I've been petsitting for ten years for several happy, repeat customers, but I would like more clients. I currently regularly sit-for/walk three pitbull-mixes that I adore. I love to bring them to hiking trails where we can travel by pack.

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Dog Walking in Wallingford

Located 23 miles southwest of the state capital of Hartford, Wallingford is a picturesque town that’s home to several parks, trails, and historic and architecturally significant houses. A furrific place to live or visit, Wallingford welcomes dogs to many of its well-known attractions. There are five veterinary hospitals caring for the town’s animals.

The Bert & Harry Subkowsky Bark Park is the place to be if you’re a dog in Wallingford. Started by the Wallingford Dog Lovers Association, this fenced dog park features separate areas for small and large dogs, lots of benches, and some picnic tables. Dog waste bags and water bowls are also provided, but you need to bring your own water.

Once Fido has run off all his energy, stop by The Eatery or Pure Alchemy to grab a bite to eat. Both are a few minutes’ drive from the Bert & Harry Subkowsky Bark Park, and welcome pets at outdoor tables when the weather allows it.

If you’re looking to unwind while in town, head to Gouveia Vineyards or Paradise Hills Vineyard for some wine. Both places are pup-friendly, so you can sip wines and enjoy beautiful views with Fido by your side.

Come experience Wallingford’s New England charm with your dog!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wallingford

Downtown Wallingford

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Population Density
491 per sq. mi.

Downtown Wallingford

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Puppers who love their walkies are in for a real treat in Downtown Wallingford. Here, you and Fido can access the Quinnipiac River Linear Trail from Lakeside Park. This mostly paved, 1.25-mile multiuse trail is suitable for walking, biking, and skating, and the best part is, leashed canines are welcome. The Quinnipiac River Linear Trail offers peaceful views of cedar junipers, red maples, red oaks, and its namesake river. You and your pooch will also come across a labyrinth, where you can spend some time in quiet reflection or meditation. As always, clean up after Fido. Dog waste bags are provided at the trailhead, but it’s never a bad idea to bring your own.

Long Hill

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Population Density
2,481 per sq. mi.

Long Hill

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Doolittle Park attracts a lot of children and their parents thanks to its woofderful playscape, but it’s also a great place for four-legged members of the family. With plenty of open spaces, trees, and benches, Doolittle Park is an ideal spot for walking and relaxing with Fido. Another gem that can be found in Long Hill is the William D. Bertini Park, which is part of the Tyler Mill Preserve. This 76.5-acre park features a low ropes course and hiking trails of various lengths. The trails, which are pretty secluded, will lead you and Fido through hardwood forests and wetlands, as well as to the Muddy River and Dayton Pond.

Yalesville Northwest

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Population Density
2,866 per sq. mi.

Yalesville Northwest

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If you and your dog find yourselves in the Yalesville Northwest neighborhood, stop by Pragemann Park to stretch your legs and get some exercise. There’s plenty of space for Fido to run around in this 26.2-acre park, and picnic tables provide spots to take breaks. Pragemann Park also houses several athletic fields, so you’ll likely see the locals playing softball or soccer while you’re there. After hanging out at the park, take a short drive to the Panera Bread to get some food. This location has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables and a drive-thru window if you don’t want to leave Fido outside when you go in to order.

Tyler Mill Rd

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Population Density
174 per sq. mi.

Tyler Mill Rd

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Situated near the Durham and Bradford borders, the Tyler Mill Preserve is a 1,000-acre preserve that hikers and mountain bikers frequent. It has about 11 miles of well-blazed, multiuse trails that meander through woodlands, wetlands, and fields, making it a puptastic spot to enjoy nature with your best pal. The trails are of different lengths and difficulty levels, so there’s something for everyone, and many are loop trails that will bring you and Fido back to where you started. Remember to keep your pooch leashed and clean up after him. Small game hunting is permitted in the preserve on certain days, so check the schedule before going for your safety.

Washington Ave

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Tranquil and dotted with trees, the Wharton Brook State Park is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon with your pooch. Share a packed lunch in the picnic areas, go for a leashed walk on the short loop trail, and take photos of your best friend by Allen Brook Pond. The relatively flat trail will take you on an easy hike through the woods, where you might see great blue herons and other animals. One of the state’s designated trout parks, Wharton Brook State Park also offers swimming and fishing. It was originally a traveler’s wayside where motorists would have their cars serviced while having a picnic lunch.