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Browse Ottumwa, IA dog walkers to find a Caregiver that can provide the best pet care for your dog — whether your pup is a major sniffing machine and needs a patient walker, or loves to pull full force and needs someone strong to hold the leash. Dog walkers on the Wag! platform are waiting to take your furry friend on a walk around Ottumwa, IA so you don't have to stress about pet care. The app even notifies you when your dog poops or pees along the way!

The best dog friendly neighborhoods in Ottumwa



E Mary St

The Bark Park is located off U.S. Highway 34 in the southwest part of Ottumwa. There is agility equipment to keep pups entertained, but you will need to bring your own water bottles and doggie waste bags. There are picnic tables in the park where parents can sit and chat with friends while the pups play and have a furtastic time. Also located in the neighborhood is Pickwick Park near the Elementary School. There are wide open fields where you can stroll with Fido on a leash and get some exercise before heading home. 



City Center

In the City Center neighborhood, the Greater Ottumwa Park on Teal Drive is a fur-iendly place to spend time with the family and pups. You can hike through the park or plan to camp in a tent or RV. The bike/walking path is great for some exercise, and the kids will love the playground. You can stroll around the pond and feed the ducks, just be sure to keep Fido on a leash. If you need a place to stay while in Ottumwa, check out the Americinn. Up to two pups are welcome to stay, and there is space to walk your pooch in the grass in the back of the inn. 



Bladensburg Rd/ Pennsylvania Ave

Memorial Park offers fresh air and hiking trails for Fido and the family. You can even walk through the park in the winter and admire the frozen lake while your pup plays in the snow. There are picnic tables where you can relax with a snack. Trash cans can be found near the bathrooms where you can dispose of your doggie waste bags. Your pup will love the open green space for romping here. Hamilton Park is also a great place to get some exercise with Fido. Hike through the trees and let your pup have a snifftastic time. 



Jefferson St/ E Main St

One of the best attractions in Ottumwa is the Gray Eagle Wildlife Preserve on Hwy 34. There are over 10 miles of paved trails where you can walk with your pup.  Families will have fun fishing in the lake while your pooch roams around and sniffs the plants. There is a bridge going over the water where Fido can get his feet wet. Parking is near a trail, and there is even a bench where you can relax with your pup about halfway along the path. Remember to bring some doggie waste bags and clean up after your pooch. 



Bluegrass Rd/ Lake Rd

A fun destination for kids and their furry family members is the Wildwood Park. Walk around the perimeter of the park and get some exercise while the kids play on the playground. You and Fido can relax on a shaded bench and watch the children, or let Fido run around in the trees and sniff the plants and grass.  Dispose of your doggie waste bags in the trash receptacles near the restrooms. The older kids may enjoy playing disc golf. During the winter, the hills are perfect for sledding, and if your pup loves the snow, take him to the park to enjoy some fun in the cold. 

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