Dog walking in Fort Walton Beach

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

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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Jennifer JFort Walton Beach, FL

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“Active Dog Mom and Lover of All Breeds”

My name is Jennifer and I'm a dog Mom to a Dalmatian and a German Wirehaired Pointer. I have experience with dogs of all ages and sizes through my personal connections, Wag experiences, and through volunteer work at an animal shelter throughout college. I enjoy walks, both long and short, taking dogs for runs, and giving pups a little extra love and attention whenever possible. I would love to meet your best friend!

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

Nicole MFort Walton Beach, FL

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Hi, I’m Nicole! I grew up having dogs, and started pet sitting for my neighbors when I was in middle school. I have experience walking and caring for all kinds of dogs, from an 8 week old Goldendoodle puppy to a pair of fully grown German Shepherds. I would be thrilled to meet your dog, and to help keep them happy and healthy when you are away from your home! I will show your best friend the same level of love and care that I give to my own pets.

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Victoria SFort Walton Beach, FL

4.9

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I am a life-long animal lover. I am a small business owner with a flexible schedule. I have several years of experience dog walking and dog sitting large and small dogs, including those recovering from injuries and with special needs. I have experience with small and large breeds. I work and volunteer at many dog fundraisers over the years. Having pets of my own I understand that your dogs are your babies. I look forward to meeting your dog and helping them get the exercise they need.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Julie AFort Walton Beach, FL

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Hi! My name is Julie and I have a furbaby, Noella who is a basenji and dachshund. I absolutely love dogs and whenever I come across one, I ask if I can pet their dog. I consider pets your family so I definitely want to make sure they are cared and loved for while they are in my care and for them to be happy and healthy. I hope I can make your experience with WAG awesome!

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Mary WFort Walton Beach, FL

4.9

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“Here for the dogs”

Loves long walks (and short ones!) and giving belly rubs and head scratches. I have been working with dogs since I was a kid - everything from walking to boarding in my home to grooming. I've learned a few different training techniques over the years, which came in handy while working as a vet tech for 2 years during college. I love dogs of all shapes and sizes, but my favorite is a pit bull, and I can't wait to meet you and your best friend!

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Socialization training, Potty training, Service training, Puppy training

Jessica VFort Walton Beach, FL

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I have been taking care of animals for six years now and have enjoyed every moment! I am certified in pet CPR so you can feel at peace knowing your best friend is in good hands with me! I understand life gets busy which is why I am here for your pets to give them the attention they need! I am excited to meet you and your best friend!

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Gabriella GFort Walton Beach, FL

4.9

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Caring for furry children has always been a passion. I care about their needs and enjoy every second of it! I believe that a dog sitter and walker is a great way to make your dog feel at home when you are not. It's more than a sitter, it's a friend who is there for them. I have experience at a dog daycare and boarding facility for over a year now. Whether you have a senior, puppy or high energy child, I would be more than happy to ensure they are having fun or just comfortable at home! I am Dog & Cat CPR/First Aid trained, Insulin & other meds trained, feeding, bathing, and nail clipping are all part of my experience. Please feel free to reach out, I am excited to meet you and your furry child.

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Kendra MFort Walton Beach, FL

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Hi my names Kendra! I'm a big fan of dogs I absolutely love them! I have two big fur babies of my own,Reginald Von Booper Snoot and Bogey. Any doggo needs you have I can help you out with walks and babysitting you'll never have to worry

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Dawn MFort Walton Beach, FL

4.9

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Hi I'm Dawn a native of the panhandle. I just moved back from Denver where I had a wonderful time walking with Wag and getting to meet lots of wonderful pups! Now that I'm back I'd love to continue! I have over 18 years of dog rescue experience, which means I'm used to working with all sorts of temperaments and health issues. I've also worked as a vet tech. I absolutely love hanging out with pups and hope that I get to meet yours so we can both have fun and get some exercise!

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Anthony WFort Walton Beach, FL

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From a very young age I grew up with a beautiful cocker spaniel and was always dog sitting and playing with my family. I am always dog sitting for friends and family. Dog deserve the best exercise so long walks are the best! I currently volunteer at an animal shelter every Saturday as well.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Dog Walking in Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach is an extremely welcoming place for all dog lovers, pawticularly those who are just visiting. There are 22 different lodging options in Fort Walton that all provide dog-friendly accommodations. Prices and luxuries are determined by specific accommodations, but the general price is anywhere from $60 to $300 per night with no hidden pet fees.

There are also 25 dog-friendly restaurants to choose from in Fort Walton as well! These restaurants offer a variety of food, from traditional American comfort food with a twist to local cuisines and adult beverages. Three of the most highly recommended restaurants in Fort Walton are Tijuana Flats, Props Craft Brewery, and Fokker’s Pub. These restaurants provide comfortable seating and service to you and your dog.

You'll also find paw-lenty of other dog-friendly activities right here in Fort Walton! 3 Dogs and a Chick is a local shop that sells merchandise for dog lovers and their pets to enjoy. Most of the products are eco-friendly and are relatively cheap. Central Bark is one of the local dog parks that offer plenty of room and friendly pups to play with. The whole park is fenced in, but there are also divided areas for big dogs and small dogs too.

Fort Walton Beach is a furrific getaway for pups and people who need a little R&R!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Fort Walton Beach

Central Fort Walton Beach

48
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
1,562 per sq. mi.

Central Fort Walton Beach

48

This scenically situated community overlooks the Cinco Bayou, Choctawhatchee Bay, and Santa Rosa Sound and offers plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment. Liza Jackson Dog Park is a fenced, off-leash play area that comes with small and large dog sections, water fountains, and hoses to rinse off! Central Bark is another local off-leash dog park that has separate areas for large and small dogs, water spigot, doggie bowls, agility equipment, and a waste station.  Oak Tree Nature Preserve is a gorgeous space that has walking trails winding throughout it, showing off the beautiful trees, flowers and wildlife; leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the preserve with their owners, just clean up after them by using one of the provided waste bins located on the trails. 

Okaloosa Island

36
Population Density
1,562 per sq. mi.

Okaloosa Island

36

A mile and a half across the Choctawhatchee Bay from Fort Walton, Okaloosa Island has dining, lodging, entertainment, and shopping that is easily accessed via the Miracle Strip Parkway. Wayside Park offers fishing, picnic areas, pavilions, volleyball, and boardwalks scattered along the coast; leashed dogs are cleaned up after are welcome to accompany their owners for a day of fun in the sun! If the hunger pangs have set in, Yogo Mogos, Salvati’s Pizza Factory, Angler’s Beachside Grill, Fudpucker’s On The Island, Helen Back Okaloosa Island, and AJ’s Oyster Shanty allow dogs to relax on their patio areas which offer amazing coastal views.

Destin

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,448 per sq. mi.

Destin

24

Only 7.5 miles from Fort Walton, the coastal town of Destin offers scenic views of Destin Harbor, East Pass, and The North Channel. Destin Dog Park is the community doggie play area that is safely gated, allowing pups to run and play off-leash! The dog park provides separate spaces for big and little pups, water dishes, benches, and shade trees. Looking for more adventure? Dockside Watersports & Parasailing offers a ton of fun activities including dolphin excursions, jet skiing, parasailing and doggie pontoon boats that are available to rent! Destin Vacation Boat Rentals, and Destin Pontoon Boat Rental both offer dog-friendly activity options so you can bring your fur baby to tag along for the ride! 

Henderson Beach

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,448 per sq. mi.

Henderson Beach

12

This beautiful coastal neighborhood overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, just a short 11 miles from Fort Walton. Henderson Beach State Park is comprised of over 6,000 feet of coastline that provides walking paths that you and your on-leash fur baby are welcome to enjoy together. Just be aware, dogs are allowed on the trails; however, they are prohibited from going on the actual beach itself. Destin Dog Park is also located nearby where your pooch can play off-leash in a fenced in space that provides separate areas for large and small dogs, benches, water bowls, and shade trees. 

Niceville

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,321 per sq. mi.

Niceville

0

As its name suggests, this pleasant locale is conveniently located off East John Sims Parkway, and Partin Drive North, which is only 13 miles north of Fort Walton. Niceville Dog Park is the local area where you can take your pup to socialize in a fenced, off-leash space! It comes with all the fixings like a water fountain, shade trees, and benches. Dockside Oyster Bar & Café, Tucker Dukes, and Thai 101 Cuisine offer dog-friendly dining accommodations where they allow your pooch to hang out while you chow down. If you need somewhere to crash in the Niceville area, Quality Inn and local Airbnb rentals have dog-friendly lodging options.