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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.
Hi my name is Matt and I'm college student who still can’t afford a dog of his own, so I love to help take care of other peoples! I have loved dogs ever since I was a little kid and have helped take care of multiple dogs for friends and family since I was in middle school. I'm a very active person and sports enthusiast so I'll be able to take them on longs walks, runs, and anything else you would like me to do so your pet can have a very enjoyable time.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, 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
“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
“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.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
“Dogs are my life :)”
My name is Hannah Crawford, and I am currently 18 years old. I have always owned a dog, German Shepherds to be exact. I currently have three German Shepherds so I am able to handle large and hyperactive dogs. I have always loved animals and hope to one days be able to have a career with animals so being introduced to new dogs and seeing how they act would be very fun for me. There is no specific breed or size of dog I would like to walk so I am open to any kind of dog and I hope to meet yours!!!
Training Exam Complete
Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, 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
Hello! My name is James, I am a 24 year old returning student. I have been around dogs my entire life, big and small. I spent five years in the military and six years working for a small grocery store. I am studying accounting but my heart lies with animals. My hobbies include hiking, reading, learning and any other way I can spend time outdoors. I hope to be able to make a lot of new four-legged friends.
Hi, my name is Ashley and I love animals, especially dogs! I have worked with many types of dogs over the years, professionally and personally. I have worked at a veterinary clinic in their boarding kennel and I have had plenty of dogs over the years. I have also walked my friends and family members dogs whenever they have been away. I have a special gift with dogs and I would love to meet yours!
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.
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
Winsted is a picturesque New England town located in the northwest part of Connecticut. Maple and birch leaves rustle gently in the wind as travelers and locals alike stroll through its calm blocks past small shops and inviting restaurants and cafes. Despite the town’s modest size, there is a lot to do there, and if you are bringing a waggy friend along with you, you can rest assured that you will have plenty of activities, lodging, and dining options to choose from!
The city is home to two outstanding veterinary clinics, so your dog will always be safe, and you can relax and enjoy your time in town. There are also nearly ten dog-friendly lodging options in Winsted, and there are even more in the nearby areas. For those who love the outdoors, the numerous state parks and forests in and around Winsted provide a great opportunity to get outside and explore. For those who just want to relax and see what the town itself has to offer, there are plenty of restaurants and small parks to choose from.
Tailor your Winsted experience to suit your needs — whatever you decide to do while you’re visiting, you can be sure you’ll have a trip you’ll enjoy with your dog!
If you travel to the east side of Winsted, you will encounter two massive state forests. The first is American Legion State Forest. The forest covers nearly 1,000 acres, and it is a great location for a day of hiking or picnicking with a furry friend! There are many trails of varying difficulty to choose from, so be sure to grab a park map from the information center. The neighboring state forest is called Peoples State Forest. This forest is over 3,000 acres of beautiful woodlands, and it too has many hiking trails. Both of the state forests require leashes for dogs.
Torrington is a wonderful town located south of Winsted. Burr Pond State Park is located there: it covers almost 500 acres and has open fields as well as forest trails for hiking. Sunny Brook State Park is another great place to visit in Torrington if you are looking for outdoor activities. There are also some great dog-friendly dining options in town. Two local favorites on Main Street are The Venetian and Backstage — they both offer outdoor seating, so you can dine with a furry friend! Also consider Pizzeria Marzano; it is on the outskirts of town and has a more casual atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious pizza outside.
Downtown Winsted is a perfect spot to spend a day with your dog. You can stroll through the comfortable town blocks, passing small shops and restaurants as well as lawns and gardens. East End Park marks the very center of town; it is a small but charming park with open lawns and benches. Munro Playground and Tatro’s Pond are two more waypoints you might want to visit on your trek through Winsted. If you’re hungry, Noli’s Restaurant on Main Street is a great place for a meal. They have delicious Italian food like pizza and pasta, and they offer dog-friendly outdoor seating.
North of Winstead lies the small town of Colebrook. It is a very dog-friendly place; there are many activities and dining options in the town for dog owners. Algonquin State Forest is a superb location for hiking — the forest is just under 3,000 acres and has miles of trails for your enjoyment. If that’s not enough, Charles Arnold Recreation Area is nearby and has some lighter trails for a more laid-back experience. If you’re looking for dog-friendly restaurants in the area, you can try Colebrook Store. It serves soups, sandwiches, and wraps as well as a selection of incredible desserts. There is dog-friendly outdoor seating, so you can bring your canine companion along!
The Collinsville neighborhood of Canton is located to the southwest of Winsted, and it is a great place to visit for anyone traveling through the area. For some fresh air, head to Farmington River Trail. True to its name, it is a scenic hiking trail along the eponymous river. If you’re looking for dining options in Canton, you won’t be disappointed, as there are six Fido-approved restaurants in town! LaSalle Market is a good choice for lunch or a casual meal — they serve sandwiches, wraps, and pizza. This local favorite restaurant has outdoor seating to accommodate four-legged friends. Bone Appetit!
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