Dog walking in Miami

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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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Norma DMiami, FL

5.0

(595)

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I have been a dog owner and lover my entire life. I have dog sat in the past and am comfortable caring for dogs, including walking, feeding, giving medication, playing, etc. I am looking forward to making lots of new pup friends!

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Jennifer MMiami, FL

4.9

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“Loving Your Dog as if they were my Own! <3”

I have had a passion for dogs as long as I can remember. I have owned two dogs growing up and have interacted with a variety of dogs throughout my childhood and adult years. I am not intimated by large, or small.dogs! I've learned basis training techniques such as sit, lay down, and not pulling. I also love to spoil dogs (within reason), so let me know how you like to treat your dog and I'll love to include that in their time with me!

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Valentina DMiami, FL

4.9

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“I’ll treat your pet as if was mine,Love is the key”

Hi! My name is Valentina, I'm Italian and I’ve been living abroad since 2005. Im in Miami Beach since 2011 and I just love pets. I started work as dog sitter and dog walker when I was living in U.K in 2006. I have experience with any size and any dog breed. I'm really looking forward to meet your pet!

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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

Maria CMiami, FL

4.9

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Hi, I'm Maria Crews and I live in Sunny Isles Beach. I love dogs and pets in general, and I have several years of experience with them as a owner and also volunteering at the shelters and in an animal hospital. Right now, I'm the proud, nonna, of Romeo, my daughter's dog and I have two very active ferrets! I hope soon to have the pleasure of meeting you and your fur baby!

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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

Romana RMiami, FL

4.9

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Hi, my name is Romana and I grew up in a small village in Czech Republic with two dogs: German Shepard and mixed Russian Sheepdog. As a teenager I developed a passion for training dogs, so I learned basic obedience techniques and helped many families with their pups.Later I became a proud owner of Cocker Spaniel girl and she was my only baby. We lived in an apartment at the time, so I know all about the scheduled walks.No dog breed is too small or too large for me! I am great with puppies and enjoy training them as soon as possible. I am also able to take care of older dogs who require a special medical attention or are taking medications. I understand how important your pooch is to you and he/she will be in great hands with me. I am responsible, nurturing, loving, and extremely attentive. Also, I work from home so I can easily devote my time to your pet anytime during the day. I am looking forward to meeting your dog!

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Noah LMiami, FL

4.9

(635)

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I like to think that I come from more than just one lifetime of experience with animals. I have been running my own dog-boarding business since 2012, and I am excited to expand into the world of Wag! I am physically fit and have experience walking dogs of all sizes. If there's one thing that you get when booking with me, it's reliability. If I commit to serving your dog, you can count on me to see it through!

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Genevieve CMiami, FL

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I have an eleven year old dog named Mocha. She has been with me for about half of my life now. She is actually the reason why I took this job. Mocha is prone to urinary tract infections and I was having to pay for constant treatments as well as prescription dog food. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for my baby and that is what makes me good at my job. I make sure that I take care of everyone’s dog the way I would want my dog to be treated.

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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

Alicia WMiami, FL

4.9

(525)

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​Hi, my name is Alicia. Im from Cutler Bay, Fl and I've lived here my whole life. I have two dobermans, Sasha and duke. They are brother and sister and will be 2 in May. They are both very high energy dogs so if you have one I know exactly how to take care of them. I've been pet sitting for 10 years for friends and family and dog walking for about 3 years for WAG. So when your busy I’m here to help. I can’t wait to meet your pooches and have a wagtastic day.

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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

Megan GMiami, FL

4.9

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“A walked dog is a happy dog!”

Hi there, I’m Megan and I am a full time professional dog walker. Your pets health, safety, and happiness are my top priorities. I adore my own pets and consider them to be a part of my family. I promise to care for your fur babies with the love and respect they all deserve!

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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

Orlando OMiami, FL

4.9

(408)

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“Playful, Adventurous, & Physically Demanding Walks”

Howdy there, Orlando here with over 400 Wag Walks, ready to be a caring, fun, and engaged stimulating friend to your dog. I adore meeting new dogs of all breeds & tailoring my care to their physical needs & personality. My approach to walks is for them to be physically demanding in meeting the dogs need, exploratory, stimulating (YES, I talk to dogs), fun, and playful, but always disciplined and safe. Fun walks make for a happy dog! And a happy dog makes for a happy Wag experience.

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Dog Walking in Miami

Dog Walking Fun Fact #1:

Spending time with your dog isn’t just fun, it’s good for you! Owning pets can help decrease your blood pressure and reduce anxiety, so pay your furry bestie back by keeping them healthy too! Daily walks can lessen your dog’s risk of obesity, heart disease and arthritis, and keep you two together longer. Take a trip Downtown to wander along the waterfront and squint up at the skyscrapers, or just explore the neighborhood for some pawsome cardio.

Dog Walking Fun Fact #2:

Whether your dog is shy or boisterous, rubbing noses with other pups teaches good dog behavior. Meeting new people and dogs also gives your dog confidence, which in turn helps them conquer their fears and learn to deal with new situations. Take your dog on a walk to one of Miami’s dog parks to socialize with new playmates and expand their horizons.

Dog Walking Fun Fact #3:

Miami’s endless sunshine may beckon your pup, but while you are away, your dog may be sidelined from the adventure. If your best bud doesn’t get the exercise and mental stimulation they need, they could become destructive while you are away. Don’t let boredom destroy your pillows, give your dog some excitement with daily walks. Whether taking a spin around the block, or exploring the beaches in Miami Beach across the bay, you’ll be sure to get your dog tuckered out.

Average Cost of Dog Walking in Miami

With several services and private walkers available to get your dog moving while you are gone, you may wonder how much dog walking costs in The Magic City. Short 20-minute walks could be as much as $22, but if your big dog needs more exercise, you could pay as much as $38 for 60-minutes out and about. Most dog walking companies work Monday through Friday during business hours, and those that offer after hours or weekend walks often charge an additional $5 or more. And if you need a last-minute walk, you could be shelling out another $15.

 Dog walkers with Wag! know that life can be unpredictable, and are there when you need them. Your little pupper may love a 20-minute walk for $15, while your bigger dog may prefer 30-minutes for $20. And if you have an energy furball, Wag! also offers 60-minute walks for only $30. Best of all, rates stay the same every day of the week, from morning until night. And if your dog needs a walk asap, Wag! offers on-demand walks within the same day without any extra fees.

Wag! pet caregivers are thoroughly vetted and insured, and know your dog’s safety is priority #1. With real time GPS tracking through the Wag! app, you’ll always be able to keep an eye on your dog’s journey. Your walker will also leave a report card at the end of each walk to let you know how much your dog loved their day out.

Dog Parks in Miami

With lots of sunshine and ocean views, Miami is the pawfect place to explore with your dog. Start your trek in the Upper East Side for its architectural beauty and multicultural heritage. Sample local flavors at the area’s dog-friendly restaurants, then mosey on down to Legion Memorial Dog Park for a little leash-free fun.

While super hip Edgewater also offers an array of dog-friendly restaurants and bars, your pupper's favorite place is bound to be the Margaret Pace Dog Park. This lush oasis right on Biscayne Bay features doggy water fountains and a fire hydrant for pup playtime. Martell Bark Park is another coastal pupperdise nestled between the Blue Condo tower and I-195. Though on the small side, this furbulous space offers a convenient place for city pups to safely play.  

With a name like Coconut Grove, Miami's oldest neighborhood just south of downtown is a postcard-perfect example of a tropical paradise. Your pup will love playing at the Blanche Dog Park, an off-leash space offering drinking water, waste baggies, and even benches for tired pet parents. Nearby, the Coconut Grove Dog Park in the David T. Kennedy Park is another great spot to meet new playmates amidst scenic bay views. For some on-leash exercise with a side of history, head to Barnacle Historic State Park which features a preserved 19th century home and a dog-friendly woodland trail.

To get away from the hustle and bustle, head southwest to Lago Mar. Here, you and your pup will find the Lago Mar Dog Park right in the middle of a quiet residential area. With one open space, be sure your small pupper is comfortable running with the big dogs here.

You can’t explore Miami without hitting the beach, so feed your dog’s need for sun and sand with a trip to the Hobie Island Beach Park. Located on the Rickenbacker Causeway on the way to Virginia Key, this puptastic beach lets dogs roam off leash and splash in the shallow waters.

Before heading out to explore Miami, be sure your dog is up to date on their vaccinations, and displays a current rabies tag. Keep clean-up bags on hand and always pick up after your pup. Miami’s dog parks do not allow pit bulls, so be sure to research which areas your Pittie can play in before venturing out. 

Dog Walking in Miami with Wag!

While life keeps you busy, your dog can still explore Miami’s colorful neighborhoods with Wag!

If you have a Golden Retriever, one of Miami’s top dogs, daily 60-minute walks are sure to get the energy out of this active pup. Beagles are ruled by their nose, and would love 30-minutes of outdoor sniff time. Smaller Miami Chihuahuas can scope out their territory, while French Bulldogs can move those joints on a quick 20-minute stroll around the block. Whatever your dog’s speed, dog walkers with Wag! are ready to keep your dog living their best life. Even if your older Siberian Husky has slowed down, Wag! can Drop-In to put some wag in that tail at home. 

With three easy steps, your dog can get the exercise they crave. Just download the Wag! app, choose a date and time, and then pick the pawfect length of walk for your pooch. Schedule recurring walks to tire out your dog, one-time walks for when your dog needs them most, or on-demand walks when your pup just can’t wait. Wherever your dog goes, you’ll be watching with real time GPS tracking through the Wag! app. And with text and video messaging from your walker, you’ll feel like you never missed a step.

With so much to see in bustling Miami, make sure your dog doesn’t miss a beat. Book a walk with Wag! today.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Miami

Downtown Miami

50
Population Density
9,540 per sq. mi.

Downtown Miami

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Squint up at the skyscrapers, wander along the waterfront, and take a break under the palms in Downtown Miami. Dog walkers in Miami flock to Bayfront Park in droves for on-leash exercise and fresh sea breezes. If you and your hound are hungry after ambling through the city, you won't have to walk far to find a dog-friendly restaurant serving up delicious dishes. Whether you're craving sushi, "pupperoni" pizza, finger-lickin' good barbecue, or a healthy vegan option, Downtown's diners won't disappoint. Cafes and coffee shops abound if you're just looking for a cup of java or a small snack. Need a little "retail" therapy? Shop 'til you drop in Downtown's dog-friendly shopping center! (Just be sure to keep your pal on a leash.)

Edgewater (Wynwood)

49
Population Density
13,310 per sq. mi.

Edgewater (Wynwood)

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The Edgewater neighborhood, located on the bay near the Wynwood neighborhood, is a super hip area in Miami with an array of dog-friendly things to do, see, and perhaps more importantly, eat! Between Edgewater and Wynwood, you'll find an array of dog-friendly restaurants and bars serving up hot food and cold drinks. Your pupper's favorite place in Edgewater is bound to be Margaret Pace Park

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, a lush, 8-acre oasis right on Biscayne Bay. Doggy water fountains and a fun fire hydrant make the on-site dog park a "pawpular" spot with tourists, locals, and dog walkers in Miami. Don't forget to bring the waste baggies!

Coconut Grove

37
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,930 per sq. mi.

Coconut Grove

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With a name like Coconut Grove, this area just south of downtown is a postcard-perfect example of a tropical paradise. Miami's oldest neighborhood has truly gone to the dogs with not one, but two off-leash parks. First up is Blanche Dog Park, a fully equipped off-leash space that's really rolled out the red carpet for Miami's four-legged friends. Drinking water for hounds and humans? Check. Waste baggies? Check. Benches for tired pet parents? Check! This park has just about everything (except separate areas for large and small dogs). You'll have no trouble finding some new puppy playmates at Kennedy Dog Park, a firm favorite with Miami dog walkers. For some on-leash exercise with a side of history, head to Barnacle Historic State Park. This petite park features a historic home dating back to the late 19th century as well as a dog-friendly woodland trail. Check the park's event schedule beforehand — you just might sniff out an event that welcomes woofers!

Venetian Islands

1
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
310 per sq. mi.

Venetian Islands

1

If you and Fido are keen to escape the hustle and bustle of "muttropolitan" Miami, treat yourselves to a taste of the good life in the Venetian Islands. This lucrative locale encompasses six man-made islands offering spectacular panoramas of the ocean and cityscape at every turn. You'll love admiring the million-dollar homes lining the well-kept streets of Belle Isle on your way to Belle Isle Dog Park

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. This off-leash zone comes complete with everything you'll need for a fun frolic, including separate areas for large and small dogs, waste baggies, and doggy water fountains. When you're ready to head back into the big city, mainland Miami is just a bone's throw away along the Venetian Causeway.

Upper East Side

1
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,720 per sq. mi.

Upper East Side

1

Upper East Side is a hip district in Miami celebrated for its bespoke boutiques, architectural beauty, and multicultural heritage. Foodies will be in hound-dog heaven here, thanks to the selection of dog-friendly restaurants clustered near Biscayne Boulevard. Don't miss the chance to sample everything from organic goodies to Argentinian specialties alongside your canine companion. After your meal, mosey on down to Legion Memorial Dog Park for a little leash-free fun. The dog park provides drinking water for doggos, but it's on you to supply the waste baggies! Pups are welcome to roam through the rest of Legion Memorial Park on-leash.