Dog walking in Watertown

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

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

Laura SWatertown, CT

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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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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 7 years. I have been around dogs my whole life. I watch my mom and my mother in law's dog anytime they wont be home in time or are going on vacation. I walk my bestfriends dogs when she needs it. I fostered a dog in my home for 3 months. I will always treat your dog like they are my own and will do the best for them!! I'm a huge dog lover and I would love to be able to be friends with your dog!!

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

Donna PWatertown, CT

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“I will love your pup(s) when you can’t.”

Hello, my name is Donna. I’m Marleys mom.... I love dogs and wish I could have more then one! But my Marley isn’t too friendly and doesn’t like to share my attention... so instead I have decided to surround myself with your fur-babies! I love all dogs like they are my own and enjoy walking playing and interacting with them. I can do drop in visits, potty breaks, walks, play dates, feeding. Etc...

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Jeremy RWatertown, CT

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“The best a pet can get”

Hello, I'm Jeremy! I'm currently a Graduate student at the UConn school of Social work. As much as I enjoy helping people with their issues, there is nothing more therapeutic than the interactions I experience being around dogs! I have a shih tzu of my own named Chewbacca whom I love to death. I have plenty of friends with all different breeds and sizes of dogs who I love the same. I look forward to meeting you and your best friend :)

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Jennifer JWatertown, CT

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“I want to meet your very best furry friend !”

Hi! My name is Jennifer, I am an experienced Dog Handler and Dog Walker. I’m located in Meriden, CT and surrounding areas. All of my life I have been around animals; taking care of them, and loving the heck out of em! it is my one true passion. I can’t wait to meet your furry friend and create a one of a kind bond. I currently work full time a Veterinary Hospital, pursuing my goals to be a Veterinary Technician for an Emergency hospital

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Tracy MWatertown, CT

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“Live. Love. Bark.”

Hi Everyone!! My name is Tracy! I'm a dog Mama of two. I have a mini Australian Shepherd who is 5 and an Aussie/Poodle mix who is almost 1 year old! Dogs are my absolute world! When I'm not playing dog Mom, I work full time as a counselor but I secretly just want to play with dogs all day every day! I received my Pet CPR certification from Paws and Claws 911 at the Branford CT Fire Department on November 13, 2019 so I am trained in dog (and cat) CPR & First Aid!

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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

48
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

12
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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Population Density
1,400 per sq. mi.

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.