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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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
“Can’t wait to meet your fur babies!”
I have worked in the dog industry for 15+ years. I was previously working at a dog daycare as a manager and dog trainer and now I am a receptionist at a veterinary clinic. I also have a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Connecticut. I own 4 dogs of my own; a 10 year old Chocolate Lab, a 7 year old Bassett Hound Mix, a 3 year old Boxer Mix and 5 month old Bernese Mountain Dog.
Top Pet Caregiver
Oral medicine administration, Training experience, Puppy care
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.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
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!
Top Pet Caregiver
Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
“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 :)
“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.
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
“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!
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Long time dog owner / lover for over 35 years There is such joy in sharing our lives with our furry, four legged family members. Life is good when you have a dog.
Socially Distanced Pet Care
“I'll treat your pups like my own <3”
Hi I'm niki! I live in Southinton, CT. I love animals and I love the outdoors. I help my mom with her new puppy and I have a rescue named Shiva. Spending time with dogs brings me a sense of peace and patience.
I have tons of experience in dog sitting and walking. I grew up with dogs and love everything about them. I have been dog sitting/walking since I was about 12 year old and would love to get to know yours!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
West Torrington is a large city in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Downtown Torrington is home to the Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts and the Warner Theatre, which makes it pawfect for cultured canines. West Torrington and its neighboring cities also offer several dog-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy! If you need veterinary care, you'll find a few clinics and animal hospitals in nearby Torrington.
John A. Minetto State Park is a prime example of the beauty you will find in Torrington. Leashed dogs are allowed to join you while hiking, fishing, and playing during a visit to the park. You can also visit Topsmead State Forest with your Fido. Topsmead is filled with beautiful flowers and is the perfect place to relax with your dog. The forest is free to visit and has the highest elevation in Litchfield.
The nearby cities of Bristol and Canton also have dog-friendly lodging options and highly recommended restaurants and bars that welcome dogs. Firefly Hollow Brewing in Bristol allows dogs both indoors and outdoors and offers a wide selection of alcohol. LeSalle Market is a beautiful sidewalk café in the middle of the historic city of Collinsville. This restaurant serves a variety of American comfort foods including pizza and sandwiches.
If you're down for a car ride, hop in the car and head 22 miles to Farmington River Trail. Fido will pawsitively bark about all the great things that Rails-to-Trails have done for this area. Each part of the trail system is perfectly scenic as it winds in and out of the wooded areas. Even in the summer, you will find these walkways to be cool and relaxing. The Farmington River Trail encompasses over 20 miles of trails that are paved and waiting for you to grab your leashed dog and explore. This is a historic and scenic area made better by the Rails-to-Trails system.
Peterson Park & Mattatuck Trail is a quick 18-mile trip from West Torrington and the perfect getaway for the entire family. Pack a picnic and share a snack at the picnic areas here. There’s a skate park for your teenagers to enjoy, and a jungle gym system for your smaller tots. Grab your leash and explore the trail systems this park has to offer. If you get too hot, cool off in the shallow brook that runs through the park. This is the pawfect place to enjoy the great outdoors and spend a day with the whole family -- furry members included!
Clatter Valley Park is a quick car ride of about 25 miles, but once Fido sniffs around this furrific green space, he might just decide it was worth the trip! You can enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities here, from fishing and hiking to cross-country skiing and horseback riding. This expansive park also has some picnic areas where you can refuel before playing again. This is a pawfect place for Fido to dip his paws in the river! Clatter Valley Park is also just a skip and a hop from Lovers Leap State Park, which also welcomes leashed dogs to explore.
When you need a classic dog park, something built just for Fido, 30 miles isn't too far to drive. Cheshire Dog Park is calling Fido’s name! This park has agility equipment which can help your dog get in shape and show off his skills. There are two areas so that smaller pups can get away from the big boys and just run and play. Cleaning stations and shaded spots to sit are aplenty in this park! There are also watering holes for you and your dog to stay hydrated while you play together. This is the pawfect space to let your dog do what he does best!
Just 17 miles from West Torrington lies the Hoppers-Birge Pond Nature Preserve. If this park could be described in one word, it would be "open." This large, open meadow has many walking trails for you and Fido to explore. The official rules state that all dogs must remain on-leash on the trails and in the open areas, but locals note that many dog owners let their pups off-leash. Use your best judgment, and ensure your dog responds well to vocal commands. Fido can also play in the pond when he works up a good pant. Can you think of a better way to spend the day? We can't!
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