Dog walking in Longboat Key

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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

Customized for your pup

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

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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Julia ALongboat Key, FL

5.0

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“Your dog's other best friend.”

Experienced dog walker (and owner)! Lover of all furry creatures with four paws. Comfortable handling dogs of all sizes, from large to itty-bitty. I use paw-sitive reinforcement, and my handling skills are appropriate for all types of dogs. And of course, lots of free love and all the pets for every pup!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Carolina VLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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“Flexible Schedule to fit you and your dog’s needs!”

Hi, I’m Carolina! I have been taking care of dogs on Wag! for over two years and my experience has given me the opportunity to be with different kids of furry clients. I have taken care of dogs of variant sizes and age. Dealt with different situations because I was prepared for it. You and your dog will feel accommodated and comfortable with me.

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

Tammy HLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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“Wake up,be the best version of yourself everyday.”

I am a mom of six and grandma of four. I enjoy outdoor activities and run as much as possible. I have four furry kids as well ,all rescues. One little gal loves to run. Looking for things to do to help me train and also help others . This is a good way to help a person and their dogs. I live in Sarasota working part time with my oldest son and my spouse as a tree trimmer. I can be a reoccurring Walker or an emergency walker or one time , whatever one would need.

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

Elena GLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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I love dogs,and they love me. I treat all dogs as if they are my own. I have had dogs growing up and as an adult. I am a stong believer that a dog needs exercise and stimulation daily as part of their mental well being. Socializing a dog is also very important. I had rescued a doberman with 0 social skills and managed to, through paitents and love to teach him that he had no reason to fear people.I can assure you your pet will be in loving hands.

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Michelle FLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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“We have two hands so we can pet two dogs at once”

Hi my name is Michelle! I volunteer at the humane society so I have experience with dogs of all breeds and sizes and love them all as if they were my own. If you want your fur baby to get unlimited pets and kisses, I'd love to be the one to provide that for your precious fur child. Also, my schedule changes weekly, but is flexible.

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

Josh MLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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My name is Josh Moore and I am a pet enthusiast who is a medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. I have a vast experience with dogs and have been caring for them my entire life. I’ve developed a deep appreciation for these animals and treat each one with the utmost respect.

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Alexis ULongboat Key, FL

4.9

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Dogs have always been a big part of my life. Growing up I always had dogs, and I now I foster and have some of my own. I have experience working at an Animal Clinic and enjoyed volunteering at the Humane Society. I am always the friend of choice to fur-sit all my family and friends fur children. I <3 Dogs!

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Donna WLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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I have lived in Sarasota for 29 years.I am a secondary teacher and have been a pet mom for most of my life to numerous animals. I currently have 2 cats and a chihuahua. Our pets are well cared for and spoiled.We love to travel and have taken our chihuahua on many camping trips and other adventures. I have been taking my animals to the same vet for 26 years. As a volunteer for the past six years at Lakewood Ranch Humane Society , I have walked dogs of various sizes, breeds and temperaments. I have completed dog training lessons while working at the shelter and am able to remain clam and patient with challenging dogs. I enjoy being outdoors and walking, especially when I have a dog by my side. I am dependable, conscientious and a to most who know me,"The biggest animal lover they've ever met". I look forward to meeting new furry friends.

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Meara NLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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“It's not a job if you love what you do!”

Hi there! My name is Meara. I'm a young mom and online student. I find so much joy in taking care of your pups in my spare time. I have a son in school during the week and 2 dogs that love having new friends over to play. Most of my days are spent playing, walking, and caring for our sweet dogs and their pup-friends in between homework and house work. We have a spacious fenced-in yard that they also love. I've yet to meet a dog that I didn't fall in love with, and I can't wait to meet yours! :-)

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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

Melissa MLongboat Key, FL

4.9

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I'm here to help you and your fur babies! Hello, I'm Melissa. Born and raised in Bradenton, Florida. I've been around dogs my whole life and have four of my own. I know leaving your dog at home all day can really weigh on your conscious but that's why I'm here. My goal is to make sure all dogs have the love and care they need while their owner is away.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Longboat Key

Longboat Key is a barrier island in Florida that sits between the Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The island is known for their sandy white beaches and tasty restaurants you can dine at. There are no veterinarians in Longboat Key, but there is one located just down the road in Cortez.

Take your pup out to Bayfront Park for a fun day out with your four legged friend. The park offers tennis courts, basketball courts, a picnic area, playground, and multi-purpose fields. There is multi game ares, like shuffle board and pickle ball courts. Your pup will love getting a walking throughout the park which will offers a beautiful view on the Sarasota Bay.


If you and Fido get a bit hungry while hanging around Longboat Key, stop into Simply Susanne's Cafe for a bite to eat. They dishes out fresh and delicious breakfast or lunch options, with favorites like pancakes and smoothies, and they even offer frappuccinos. Their outdoor patio is dog friendly and perfect for Fido to sit on.

After hanging out in Longboat Key with you and seeing all the amazing amenities that the island has, you both will never want to leave this amazing island paradise.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Longboat Key

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Gulf Bay Road

48
Population Density
1,751 per sq. mi.

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Gulf Bay Road

48

Take your pup out to the Joan M. Durante Community Park for an amazing time out with your pup. The park features a playground, mangroves, benches, and bathrooms for owners. There are numerous walking paths and trails that you both can use for a good walk around the park, but make sure to keep your pup on a leash. There is a pier that overlooks the mangroves, offering you and Fido a great scenic view. Make sure to bring water along with you since the park doesn't offer a lot of shade, and don't forget your clean-up bags as well. Stop into Harry's Continental Kitchens for a tasty bite to eat with your pup. This upscale eatery offers a casual environment with pawsome entrees, like lobster risotto or grilled rib eye steak. Their dog friendly patio welcomes Fido to join you.

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Bay Isles Road

36
Population Density
1,985 per sq. mi.

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Bay Isles Road

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Take a trip over to Bicentennial Park with Fido for a great day of walking and exploring. The one-acre park offers benches and a nicely shaded garden for you and Fido to rest in. The park has a walking path throughout it where you can get a good, shaded walk in together. This green space is meant as a restful area, so there aren't too many amenities for people. There is a lot of natural wildlifa and butterflies that roam the park, so make sure to keep your pup on a leash while visiting. Don't forget your water and clean-up bags.

Harbourside Drive

24
Population Density
1,784 per sq. mi.

Harbourside Drive

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The Tennis Gardens at the Longboat Key Club is a great little park to take your pup to an a fun time out. The park offers numerous tennis courts that welcome your pup inside to watch you play tennis, but watch out since he may steal your balls. There is a nice paved walking path around the park that you can use for a good walk together, or take advantage of the wide open grass space for a game of fetch. Make sure to bring water along with you to the park and don't forget your clean-up bags when you visit.

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Bridge Street

12
Population Density
1,785 per sq. mi.

Gulf of Mexico Drive/ Bridge Street

12

If you and Fido get a bit famished while exploring, head into Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island for a bite to eat. The Blue Marlin Seafood Restaurant offers a simple menu that includes coastal favorites. They have a delicious and extensive wine list that pairs perfectly with your meal and even have live music events. Joe's Eats and Sweets dishes out ice cream and other treats your pup will be drooling over. They offer gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free options for their customers. The Bridge Tender Inn and Dockside Bar is a dogtastic waterside restaurant and pub that dishes out seafood and steaks. They offer water for your pup , plus doggy hamburgers if Fido is hunger too! All of these great eateries offer a dog friendly patio that welcomes your pup to sit beside you during your meal. Located in Bradenton Beach and only eight miles out of Longboat Key, your pup will love dining here with you.

Central Park

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
938 per sq. mi.

Central Park

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Take Fido out to the Holmes Beach Dog Park at Central Park for some amazing off-leash time and socializing time. The park offers a separate area for large and small dogs, plus water fountains, benches, and shade to keep everyone cool. If your pup doesn't want to hang around the dog park, check out Central Park. The park has a few sports fields, including baseball and softball, plus some paved walking trails that you and your pup can use for a nice walk together. Located in Holmes Beach and only thirteen miles out of Longboat Key, your pup will love visiting this dog park with you.