Dog walking in Sarasota

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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Julia ASarasota, 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 VSarasota, 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 HSarasota, 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 GSarasota, 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 FSarasota, FL

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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 MSarasota, 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 USarasota, 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 WSarasota, 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 NSarasota, 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 MSarasota, 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 Sarasota

Is your corgi’s belly so low to the ground that you can’t see daylight between his fur and the grass? Does your spayed boxer look like a soon-to-be mother of seven squirmy pups? Perhaps your show dog is in perfect health, but he could use a bit of a tune-up on the agility course? Then wander down to 17th Street to 17th Street Paw Park. This dog park allows dogs to run off-leash and has plenty of water and shade to help keep cool while your dog scampers about Paw Park’s agility course.

Agility courses not for you and your dog? If your dog’s hips and joints just aren’t up for the high-impact activity required for agility courses, take him to Arlington Park Dog Park on Waldemere Street. Arlington Park Dog Park is an off-leash dog park with wide-open spaces perfect for leisurely strolls and games for dogs of all ages and active abilities. Dogs must be on their leashes while entering and while leaving the park.

Who’s up for a swim? Red Bug Slough Reserve has a great pond in the middle of its greenery so people and canines can splash about to cool down on a hot day. Red Bug Slough Reserve has many trails of varying lengths – all of which are nicely shaded – winding through its lush, natural landscaping. This park is open from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. April through October and from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. November through March.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Sarasota

Lake Arrowhead

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,647 per sq. mi.

Lake Arrowhead

48

Everyone needs some time to get out of the city. So grab a leash and explore the whole world! Well, at least it’ll feel that way at Red Bug Slough Reserve. This is a huge reserve that gives you so much to smell and explore. There are lots of trails that weave throughout tree-lined paths, water courses, and wide open areas. It is a great place to spend the whole day or just a few hours. You and your dog are in control of everything. Make sure you bring water for your dog because the goal is to keep this area as natural as possible. 

Long Boat Key

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
987 per sq. mi.

Long Boat Key

36

Whether you are just visiting the area or are a long-time resident, you know how awesome the Old Salty Dog is. They’ll greet Fido with a water bowl (with ice!) and seat you in a place where you can watch the boats float by. The sea birds may even stop in to share your meal! This eatery is somewhat famous, having been featured on Man vs. Food, so you know you’ll get some good food here! This is a great place to stop for brunch after a long hike, enjoy a quick lunch, or even relax with friends after a long day. Come often and find your favorite spot on the deck.

Downtown

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,358 per sq. mi.

Downtown

24

Bayfront is more than just a place to go -- it is THE place to go. Grab Fido’s leash and go for a walk down the trails through the nature areas. View the "Unconditional Surrender" statue at the heart of the park. Take your kids to play on the playground. When you’re all ready to eat, join your dog at the fur-friendly O'Leary's Tiki Bar. There is also a designated dog park in this neighborhood with cleaning stations and watering fountains just for Fido! You will definitely want to check the events board for any pet-friendly events to make your time in Sarasota even more memorable!

Arlington Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,905 per sq. mi.

Arlington Park

12

Arlington Park offers you a great place to take your dog on a long walk. The views are beautifully scenic. There is so much to bark at that Fido will have a hard time getting bored here. When you come to the end of the trail, which loops around, you will find the Arlington Dog Park. This dog park used to be a baseball field. It is now a very spacious dog park divided into two areas. You will find all of the conveniences that you and your dog may need. Balls are provided, so don’t worry if you forgot to bring Fido’s -- he’ll still get to play fetch with you at this pawesome dog park.

Myakka River

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,102 per sq. mi.

Myakka River

0

Myakka River State Park offers fur-friendly accommodations for you and your dogs. There are tent sites, RV sites, and bunk houses for camping parties. The park runs through marshland, beaches, and pine forests. Fido is sure to find a new animal that he’s never smelled before; just don’t let him get too curious! The entire park is open to Fido as long as you keep him on a leash. The relaxation and escape from busy city lights is sure to be welcoming to you as well as your dog. Please remember that each family can only have one pet with them.