Dog walking in West Hartford

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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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Kelly TWest Hartford, CT

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“Your Pet is your Family and an Addition to Mine!”

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 10 yrs. I have over 8 yrs experience with rescue dogs and cats. 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 be an extension of 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

Donna PWest Hartford, 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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Gareth BWest Hartford, CT

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“Bark loudly and carry a big stick”

I'm a long time dog owner, currently to two amazing 13 year old black labs. You may have seen Gracie and I walking at the West Hartford reservoir, her proudly carrying a huge stick! I get along with dogs of all sizes, large dogs are not a problem for me and are always a delight for me to be around. My house also has a large, dog friendly fenced in yard if you need care for an extended time. Your dog's safety and well being will always be my top priority while they are in my care.

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

Tracy MWest Hartford, 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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Dawne JWest Hartford, CT

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“I will treat your dog as one of my family!”

I grew up with dogs on our horse farm & pet sat through college. I was a vet tech, dog groomer & kennel manager for 8 years at a vet before starting my own business so I can do various medical treatments, meds, etc. I have 2 large dogs- Griffey a humane society pup and Monty a golden retriever. If you are going away for a weekend or vacation, my daughter, son and I all do house/pet sitting in your home. Keep your dog in the comfort of it's own home/schedule & not the stresses of a kennel.

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

Samantha BWest Hartford, 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 LWest Hartford, 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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Alex RWest Hartford, CT

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I have had dogs my entire life; I currently have 2 chocolate labs. I have been dog sitting for about 15 years around my neighborhood. My experience includes being a member of Kids for Paws, an organization that raised money to donate to animal shelters, military dogs, and guide dogs. I was also a volunteer at the SPCA while I was in college. I am great with everyone from high-energy puppies that love to play to older dogs who just love to snuggle. I can’t wait to meet your furry friends!

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

Jeremy RWest Hartford, 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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Angel RWest Hartford, CT

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Hi, I'm Angel! I grew up in Bloomfield, CT. I have a beautiful Lab Shepherd mix named Scarlett. I've always loved animals since I was 6. I'm going to school for Veterinary Technology. I've worked with many dog breeds of all shapes and sizes. I'm very active, I love a good jog or hike up a mountain.

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Dog Walking in West Hartford

West Hartford is a small city located in Harford County, Connecticut, and just very well may be the pawfect place to live. In 2010, West Hartford was named one of the nation's “10 Greatest Cities for Raising Families” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. While its family friendly atmosphere may have gotten it fame, this town obviously loves its pups, as it is home to seven veterinarians that your dog can visit for a health checkup.

If your furry friend loves exploring the great outdoors, then be sure to check out one of the beautiful parks that West Hartford has to offer. Take a nice walk in Westmoor Park and let your pup explore the woodlands and meadows that surround him. Westmoor Park has numerous trails to hike, plus a big, open grassy field which is perfect for fetch.

If you both get hungry while on your adventure through West Hartford, then stop at one of the dog friendly restaurants where Fido can dine with you. The Corner Pug offers some tasty American classic food, while Grants Restaurant and Bar serves up amazing beverages and delicious desserts. These eateries have dog friendly patios and welcomes your pup to come eat with you.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in West Hartford

Farmington to Sedgwick

48
Population Density
5,254 per sq. mi.

Farmington to Sedgwick

48

If Your pup is in need of a little retail therapy, then be sure to stop into Toy Dog Accessories at the Beadoir. This pawsome doggie boutique makes handcrafted items just for your pooch, and welcomes your dog to shop with you as long as he behaves! Check out their sweaters, coats, ceramic treat jars and dog bowls, and other gift items. They even have sweaters to match those boasted by stylish dog parents. Their treats are specially baked and organic, plus you can get a birthday cake for your dog’s special day. 

Loomis Land

36
Population Density
8,485 per sq. mi.

Loomis Land

36

The Loomis Land neighborhood has a plethora of different dog friendly restaurants that you and Fido can visit together for a bite to eat. The Elbow Room has an American contemporary menu, while Cosi is a great place to stop in if you’re craving flatbreads made any way your heart desires. Both of these eateries have outdoor patios which are dog friendly, and love when Fido joins and people watches with you. Once you’re done eating, walk off those calories with a shopping trip to Hope and Stetson, where your dog can shop with you if he stays leashed.

Boulevard

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
7,729 per sq. mi.

Boulevard

24

Kennedy Park is a great spot to take your furry friend to for a nice walk or a good session of fetch. This pawsome park offers a picnic area, playground, pools, and a nice open field. If you and Fido want to have your own cookout ,then you’re more than welcome to bring your own grill and use the picnic area. The city does ask that you clean up after yourselves. Locals love the park and note that due to its popularity, it can become crowded. Make sure to bring water for your dog and clean-up bags.

Wolcott Hill Road

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,008 per sq. mi.

Wolcott Hill Road

12

If your pooch is up for a small drive, then head 10 miles out of West Hartford to the Mill Woods Park Dog Park in Wethersfield. This off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs, and includes benches, picnic tables, waste bag stations, and water stations for your dog to stay hydrated. If the weather starts getting too hot, there’s even shady areas that you and your pup can relax under to get cool. After a good day at the park, stop in to Panera and grab lunch, as they have a dog friendly patio and welcome your dog to join you.

Wapping/ East Windsor Hill

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,056 per sq. mi.

Wapping/ East Windsor Hill

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The South Windsor Bark Park in the town of South Windsor is fourteen miles out of West Hartford, and a great place to take your pup to run off-leash. The park is separated into large and small dog sections, and has agility equipment for those dogs who love a little challenge. The park has wood chips instead of grass, clean-up bags, water stations, and restrooms for the owners. If your dog is still craving more after a good run in the park, then enjoy the walking trail that surrounds the South Windsor Bark Park. The trail is right under 2-miles long and asphalt, which makes for an easy stroll.