Dog walking in Watertown

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

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Customized for your pup

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

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Follow along

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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 TWatertown, CT

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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

Jennifer DWatertown, CT

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“A walk a day keeps the vet away.”

My name is Jennifer. Animals are my passion. I have the knowledge handling dogs of all sizes and behaviors. I'm trustworthy, patient and loving. I also love cats and small critters. If you have me walk your pawfect best friend he/she will come back home tired and happy. I try my best and make your dog comfortable as possible.

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Patrycja LWatertown, CT

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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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Laura SWatertown, CT

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“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.

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Samantha BWatertown, CT

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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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Marc HWatertown, CT

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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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Kaylee MWatertown, CT

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“Your dog will have a paws-itively good time w/ me!”

Hi! My name is Kaylee — AKA your dog’s new friend! I want to help busy pet parents, like myself, feel at ease at work, vacation, or a night out, and to know that their pup is being cared for. When your dog is with me, he/she will be treated like my own — meaning lots of pets, loving, and attention. I have experience with dogs that needs all type of care. I’ll pay extra attention to their needs. I have a dog and a cat, and they’re my world. Thanks for letting me bring that love to your pup!

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Sarah LWatertown, CT

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I have grown up around all kinds of animals especially dogs both big and small. I currently love and care for a sweet little chihuahua/doxen mix and hope to adopt a larger dog as well. I am very interested in using canine behavior and body language to understand how they feel so I provide the best care possible.

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Harleigh WWatertown, CT

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Hi there my name is Harleigh! I work part-time & go to school part-time. I have my own 80lb pitbull whom I take very good care of. I've walked & sat many different dogs of different sizes, ages & breeds. I treat them as if they were my own. I'm a good listener & will follow your instructions. I always have poop bags, treats (if no allergies) a flashlight, and my phone to keep you updated with pictures/videos. I can't wait to meet your furry family member!

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Morgan SWatertown, CT

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“Let me walk your best friend!”

Hi! My name is Morgan I am a former pet store manager I have lots and lot of knowledge on dogs from my 12 years of pet store management ! I have done dogs walking and pet sitting in the past! I have a huge passion for dogs! I hope you choose me to walk your furry friend!

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Dog Walking in Watertown

Watertown is a city and suburb of the nearby city of Waterbury, which it was once a part of. Nowadays, independent Watertown continues to incorporate new parks and public areas for recreational activities, many of them dog-friendly to four-legged residents.

The best place to take Fido in Watertown is Echo Lake Park. This park is the perfect combination of rural and developed recreational areas. The large Echo Lake has a boat launch, access to fishing, and shoreline beaches. Surrounding the park is thick words with nature trails, an open grassy area, gazebo, picnic area, and restrooms. Dogs are welcome and are not required to be on a leash here, with additional access to benches, trash bins, and water fountains.

The town also hosts the Black Rock State Park, a scenic getaway with over 439 acres of land with swimming, hiking, camping, and fishing activities available. The entire park is dog-friendly for leashed pups, and boasts different lengthed trails that can last 30 minutes or all day. Additional features include paved paths, water fountains, restrooms, picnic areas, benches, and trash bins.

Watertown also has two animal hospitals, and a hospitality towards humans and pups that will make you both grateful to be living in such a dog-friendly town.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Watertown

Watertown City Center

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Population Density
2,821 per sq. mi.

Watertown City Center

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The neighborhood of the Watertown City Center is a busy one, with multiple shopping centers and small businesses. In the area, there are also some great places to take your pup, like Deland Field. The field is a recreational ballpark with 3 baseball diamonds and extra space for multi-use purposes. The entire space is fenced-in, but dogs will still have to remain on a leash while inside the area. This park offers access to water fountains, benches, and trash bins. Also in the neighborhood is the Adams Road Park, a small, but forested park that offers a small open field, benches, picnic tables, and dirt trails that wind through the surrounding woods. Don't forget to bring some water and clean-up bags here!

Southeast Watertown

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Population Density
1,593 per sq. mi.

Southeast Watertown

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Southeast Watertown is a residential neighborhood on the edge of the city. The area is best known for the gorgeous area of Sylvan Lake Park which surrounds a lake, providing fishing and swimming activities to residents. The park and beach are dog-friendly to leashed pups, and even offers a boat launch and open areas for Fido to enjoy, whether you're looking to play or just go for a calming walk onto the dirt trails. The developed area of the park has amenities like a playground, pavilion, picnic shelters, barbeque areas, water fountains, clean-up stations, trash bins, and benches.

Oakville

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Population Density
1,455 per sq. mi.

Oakville

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The neighborhood of Oakville is on the southern border of Watertown, and filled with rows of residential homes and bustling streets. The favorited place to go in town for dog walking is Aldorizo Park, a small area that is well maintained and fenced-in. Despite the area being fenced-in, dogs are required to stay on a leash, but can enjoy the wonderful features of the park like the surrounding woods and dirt trails, paved walkways that wind throughout the park, open space, and baseball diamonds. Additional amenities include water fountains, trash bins, and benches, and are available for use from 10 AM to 7 PM.

Mount Fair

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Population Density
367 per sq. mi.

Mount Fair

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The Mount Fair neighborhood takes up the complete northern part of the city. The neighborhood is home to the city's second state park, the Mattatuck State Forest which covers over 4,000 acres. The state forest has some great scenery, waterfalls, cliffsides, caves and thick natural forests. There are three different trails that altogether make-up 10.2 miles for hikers and leashed pups. The park has a developed area, as well, that hosts a small picnic area and restroom, and even provides water fountains, trash bins, and benches. The park is open one-half hour before sunrise until a half an hour after sunset.

Wolcott

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Eleven miles east of Watertown is the small town of Wolcott, a favorite travel place for Watertown dog-lovers. The town offers travelers and residents the Peterson Memorial Park, which is over 40 acres of open space, recreational fields, forests, and river access to the Mad River. There are enclosed tennis and basketball courts that are open to pups to play in, a pavilion, picnic shelters, a baseball field, water fountains, clean-up stations, benches, and paved paths. The park also connects to the Mattatuck Trail, a 15.7-mile trail that is dog-friendly to leashed pups, and surfaced with asphalt and dirt in differvarious areas.