Dog walking in Sanibel

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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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Lynsi NSanibel, FL

5.0

(100)

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I have always been an animal-lover my whole life, and I especially love dogs! I’ve had my own furry friend for over seven years and have experience taking care of dogs of all shapes and sizes. From chihuahuas to Australian shepherds, I can walk them all!

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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Jennifer CSanibel, FL

4.9

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“You'll have peace of mind when I'm with your pup!”

I started volunteering with the local humane society years ago and within a month they hired me because of how great I handled and understood the dogs! Then I adopted my first dog! I truly believe that there are no bad dogs; just misunderstood ones. And they call me the "dog whisperer". I will give your pup all the love and care in the most professional manner. I take all safety precautions and will follow your directions.

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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

Barry WSanibel, FL

4.9

(507)

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“Your dog is a friend I have not met yet”

I have a life long love and passion for dogs and in training to be a Certified Guide Dog Trainer. I am going to specialize in Therapy dogs and Service Dogs for the Blind. I am excited about my new journey working with dogs and the reward of helping people. Walking dogs will always be a vital part of training. Your dog's safety, happiness, and well being will always be my first priority when your dogs are with me. I love them all.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Rebecca RSanibel, FL

4.9

(360)

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“Happy Paws make for a happy owner, My Promise 2 U”

Hi my name is Rebecca I’m 36 years old currently live in fort myers. I’m from New York. I have a 13 year old son and I’m married. I’m the biggest dog lover you will meet! I have a toy Maltese she is my world. I love walking playing with dog. I’m currently a certified coder and wanted a part time job I would love that’s how I came about to Wag... I look forward on spending time with your fur baby and I will take care and love them as my own

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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

Stacey SSanibel, FL

4.9

(345)

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“Only the most FURTASTIC time for your pet or mine!”

Hi! My name is Stacey, and I am a dog and ALL animals lover and have owned/walked dogs of various breeds and sizes for about 15 years now. I’ve had the blessing of being a previous fur mom to a Lhasa Apso (“Benji”), Black Labrador (“Katie”), and an Australian Shepherd (“Yogi”) and am currently a mama to a Maine Coon mix kitty & Sun Conure parrot! Dog-walking is one of my favorite ways to exercise and meet more adorable fur babies, and I can’t WAIT to meet yours and start our adventure together!!

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

Alesha WSanibel, FL

4.9

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Hi, my name is Alesha! I have owned dogs my entire life, starting with a lovable sheltie when I was very young, and then a dachshund and a miniature chihuahua as I grew up, and now I have an Alaskan Klee Kai! I have loved dogs as long as I have known and enjoy getting to learn new pups' personalities. I have lots of experience walking and caring for dogs ranging from chihuahuas to labs to huskies. I can't wait to meet some new amazing dogs and also get in some great exercise with them!

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

Paula NSanibel, FL

4.9

(152)

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“Friendly, " your pets are my pets"!!”

Hi, I am a caring healthy, safe, and secure pet lover. I will follow your guidelines to the best of my ability during walks and any other care for your pet/pets, as I would my own family pet. I am a positive, happy, and professional person; I am looking forward to interacting & following your pet care & dog walking needs through Wag.

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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

Katie HSanibel, FL

4.9

(117)

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My name is Katie and a truly avid animal lover. I have worked as a walker, sitter, and boarder for several years. I have volunteered at several animal shelters along with basic obedience training. I have owned dogs all my life and I truly can’t wait to meet yours! I believe in doing what you love and being around animals is just that!

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Madison ASanibel, FL

4.9

(105)

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“Here to make your pup smile and your day easier!”

Hi! My name is Madison. I have two dogs at home, Bruno who is a lab mix and Leyla who is a husky, who I sadly only get to see from time to time. However, I am very excited to meet all your wonderful doggies and have the chance to make their day a little brighter while they make mine!

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

Michele LSanibel, FL

4.9

(97)

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I’m Michele. I am a animal lover! I’ve lived in Florida for 7 years. I would love the opportunity to walk your dog! Let me show you and your dog how lovable I am.

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Senior dog care, Training experience, Puppy care

Dog Walking in Sanibel

With plenty of sun, sand, and one of the best places to have a second home according to the Wall Street Journal, Sanibel will make a great summer destination and home for people and dog-lovers alike. Not only that, but the town is known as the best place for shelling in Southern Florida, with dozens of unique shells found on its various beaches that have washed up from the Gulf of Mexico. Located on Sanibel Island, Sanibel is lucky to have access to many dog-friendly beaches and nature preserves, and plenty of in-town restaurants for you and Fido.

Secluded at the northern peak of the island is Bowman's Beach and Park, a dog-friendly area that boasts forested walking trails and a sandy shoreline. Fido is welcome at the beach and park anytime while on a leash, and can play in the water, run around on the beach, or take a stroll along the paved trails. The beach and park also offer benches, trash bins, and picnic areas.

Other beach options include the Bailey's Beach Park, a small forested area with dense palm-trees and paved walking trails. Fido is allowed on the trails here, but not on the beach. If you want some different sandy shore access, head down to Tarpon Bay Road Beach Park, where Fido must remain on a leash, but can roam the beaches from 7 AM to 7 PM.

The island has four animal hospitals, and over the years, has paws-itively become one of the best places to be for you and your best friend!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Sanibel

Wulfert

48
Population Density
260 per sq. mi.

Wulfert

48

The Wulfert neighborhood is the largest on Sanibel Island, but is mostly taken up by nature. The entire northern half of the neighborhood is part of the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, a dog-friendly nature preserve that offers driving routes for scenic car rides, hiking trails, and canoe launch sites. Dogs are welcome, but must remain on leashes 6 feet or less, and owners must come prepared with clean-up bags. The preserve can get pretty busy during the summer months, so for something quieter, the Blind Pass Park provides a small getaway for you and Fido, with a small open, grassy area and paved walking trails, with gorgeous views of the water. The park has benches and trash bins available.

Sanibel City Center

36
Population Density
472 per sq. mi.

Sanibel City Center

36

Scenic views of the water, long shorelines and access to the forested area of the park- how can life get any better for Fido at the Sanibel City Center neighborhood? You and your dog have access to all these great features when heading to the Gulfside City Park Beach, a dog-friendly beach and park for leashed dogs that allows them on the beach, in the water or on the nature trails of the park. The beach has a dog-sized water fountain, trash bins, grills and picnic areas in the parking lot. The Lighthouse Beach Park is also a dog-friendly beach area, with public access to fishing piers and the boardwalk as long as Fido remains on a leash.

South Sanibel

24
Population Density
827 per sq. mi.

South Sanibel

24

South Sanibal is a quiet neighborhood that is mostly made up of residential homes and small shops. The Bailey Homestead Preserve takes up a 28 acre land plot along the shore, and is made up of marshlands, nature trails and a small area with a pavilion and open field. Dogs are welcome at the preserve, but must remain on a leash 6 feet or less, with access to trash bins, picnic areas, and water fountains. In-town is the Island Paws, a dog-friendly shop that sells natural dog food, high-quality accessories and lots of toys for Fido! Dogs are welcome in the store but must remain on a leash.

Causeway Islands

12

Causeway Islands

12

The Causeway Islands is a group of islands that help provide structure to the bridge that links Sanibel Island to the mainland. Located off the northeast shoreline of Sanibel, the islands are dog-friendly and separated into Island A and Island B. Island A has a parking area and surrounded by the ocean, with access to restrooms, grills, and picnic areas. Island B doesn't have a parking area and can only be accessed by the pedestrian bridge. The area does have a small dock though, is lined with palm trees, and provides access to swimming, water fountains and trash bins. Fido must remain on a leash when visiting both islands.

Pine Ridge Rd/ Summerlin Rd

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,455 per sq. mi.

Pine Ridge Rd/ Summerlin Rd

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The Pine Ridge Road and Summerlin Road neighborhood is about 11 miles north of Sanibel, on the mainland in Fort Myers Beach. Although a bit of a drive, the town has the Woof-A-Hatchee Dog Park, a fenced-in park for Fido which provides separate areas for smaller and larger dogs with dirt and mulch ground cover, so beware of dirty puppy paws! Both areas feature double-gated fences, covered seating areas, clean-up stations, and water fountains. If you're looking to stay in the neighborhood, the Candlewood Suites is a dog-friendly hotel that allows pets up to any size stay any amount of nights for a fee.