Dog walking in Ferndale

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“I treat your fur babies like my own.”

I would love to be able to help you with any dog walking needs you may have. I have had the opportunity to walk big, small, happy, nervous, shy and multiple dogs many times. We have 3 dogs in our family, a 11 year old pug, a 6 year old pittie mix and a 4 year old lab shepherd mix. It’s quite the assortment of temperaments, ages and breeds I know. You can be assured I will treat your dog like my own. I hope to hear from you soon. Thanks for reading!

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Hey Wag! World:) My name is Sam, I'm 27 years old, and am a born and raised Orlando native! Animals are my absolute passion and my background confirms it ! My dad's a veterinarian so I've grown up in a "pet" family and spent years working in his clinic as a kennel assistant. Within the past year, I started working for another petsitting company, and I absolutely love it ! I'm ready to meet your furry one and bring an enjoyable, fun-filled experience to him or her ! Let's get wagging shall we ?

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Dog Walking in Ferndale

The city of Ferndale, located in Lake County, is about 26 miles west of Orlando. In this area, pups and their owners have several choices when they need to get outdoors for some exercise. When you need professional care for your pup, there are veterinary clinics in Clermont, about eight miles southwest of Ferndale.

When you want to get some exercise with your special pal, head about 5.5 miles south to the South Lake Trailhead off Old Highway 50 in Clermont. This thirteen-mile trail stretches from Killarney Station outside of Orlando to Lake Minneola in Clermont. Dogs on leashes are permitted to join you on this scenic trail.

Another pawtastic trail that you can hike with Fido is the Lake Apopka Trail. Connect to this asphalt and crushed stone greenway at the Clay Island Trailhead, located about eleven miles north of Ferndale at the end of Carloyn Lane. 

If you're looking for a place to share an outdoor adventure with your special pal, drive about 15 miles south to Lake Louisa State Park. This 4,500-acre facility offers a range of activities including camping, fishing, boating, and hiking. Dogs that are well-behaved and restrained on a leash up to six feet long are allowed in designated areas in the park.

Whether you live in the Ferndale area or you're just visiting, you'll find some delightful ways to explore the outdoors with your four-footed friend.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Ferndale

Ferndale

48
Population Density
164 per sq. mi.

Ferndale

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The small, unincorporated community of Ferndale is a quiet neighborhood on the western shore of Lake Apopka. You and your pooch can enjoy walks along country roads here. When you want to get some exercise on a puptacular trail, take fido just north of town to the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook trailhead. This paved, multi-use trail offers spectacular views of the Lake County Region. Hike or jog along the pathway with your four-footed pal. The area includes benches, pet waste stations, water fountains, an observation tower, and more. Dogs are permitted provided they're kept on a leash that's no longer than six feet.

Highland Ridge/Park Ridge

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
544 per sq. mi.

Highland Ridge/Park Ridge

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The neighborhood of Highland Ridge/Park Ridge, on the north shore of Lake Minneola, is about eight miles southwest of Ferndale. This peaceful lakeside community offers easy access to a pawtastic 220-acre preserve that includes an off-leash play area. Take your pup to the Clermont Dog Park at Lake Hiawatha Preserve and let him romp and play in this enclosed area with other canine companions. There are separate areas for large and small dogs and water fountains for you and your pooch. You can also leash up and walk the hiking trails through the preserve. Remember to clean up after your pup while in the area.

Minneola/Clermont

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,823 per sq. mi.

Minneola/Clermont

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The neighborhood of Minneola/Clermont is about seven miles southwest of Ferndale. This area includes a community park with a furriffic off-leash area where your your canine companion can play with other pups. Head to Minneola Trailhead Park off Madison Street to treat your pal to some social time. This facility includes separate fenced areas for large and small dogs. There are open areas and shade trees here along with water fountains and dog waste stations. After your pup has time to run freely, go for a walk on the trails in the rest of the park. Remember to keep your pup on a leash up to six feet long when you leave the off-leash area.

Montverde

12
Population Density
264 per sq. mi.

Montverde

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Monteverde is just under three miles south of Ferndale along the western shore of Lake Apopka. This community has three small city parks and a nice trail where you and your pup can stretch your legs. Head over to Truskett Park to hop on the Montverde Greenway. This paved pathway was converted from an old railroad track. You and your pooch can get a mile round-trip walking or jogging along the trail. After you get some exercise, stop by Green Mountain Pizza on 7th Street. Dogs are welcome to lounge by you at one of the outdoor tables while you enjoy a calzone, pasta, or pizza.

Downtown Clermont

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Population Density
2,561 per sq. mi.

Downtown Clermont

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Just over eight miles southwest of Ferndale, the neighborhood of Downtown Claremont has a pawtastic park that dogs and their owners can enjoy together. Bring your pup to Waterfront Park on Montrose Street to hike or jog on the paved trail that meanders along Lake Minneola. Take some time to enjoy the beach area or bring along some food and have a picnic at one of the tables. Dogs are permitted in the park and along the trail provided they're kept on a leash that's up to six feet long. There are waste bags and disposal stations available for your convenience.

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