Dog walking in Columbus

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

How it works

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Flexible scheduling

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

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Sammy CColumbus, IN

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Hello! I’m a nurse and in my off time i love being outdoors and traveling. I have grown up with animals my entire life and I have a puppy of my own! I love dogs and have had them in my home growing up my entire life! I am very active and would love to walk with your dog!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Fast walker, Puppy care

Julia WColumbus, IN

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I worked for a veterinarian for 10 years, was a dog groomer for 5 years and am currently a nurse. I miss my day to day interaction with dogs other than mine and think dog walking is a great way to add more time with dogs to my day. I love all breeds of dogs, teacup Chihuahua to great Dane welcomed. I also have a room designated for my cat fosters if someone would need a cat border in a quiet setting.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

McKayla BColumbus, IN

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Hello! My name is McKayla, I love dogs (and all animals) and would love the opportunity to spend time with your pup or pups! I was raised in a home full of dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, and so many other creatures, but now am a mom to one perfect kitty named Jonathan. As I said before, I was raised in a household full of pets but also have over 10 years of pet sitting experience.

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Dog Walking in Columbus

Columbus, Indiana may technically be a small city, but it has some huge notability for its innovative architecture. In fact, some call the city a living museum of modern art because of its love for modern architecture and art. There are five vet clinics and several veterinarians in the city ready to take care of your pooch, and you’ll also find a chain pet store, some dog-friendly hotels, and several restaurants that welcome dogs!

Some of Columbus’ surrounding areas have a little more to offer in terms of dog-friendly fun, like Bloomington, which is a larger city than Columbus. Bloomington is filled to the brim with dog-friendly restaurants and hotels, making it a pawfect spot to stay if you’re traveling. But you can also have some outdoor fun in Bloomington on Monroe Lake. Your leashed pup can explore many areas along the lake for hiking, boating, fishing, and more.

Oliver Winery will also welcome your doggie friend to join you as you explore the oldest and largest winery in Indiana! The grounds are breathtaking, and your leashed pup is welcome to go anywhere that you do, except for the tasting room.

Most areas in Bloomington are just about 35 miles or so from Columbus, making it a furtastic area for a fun day out.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Columbus

Broadmoor

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Population Density
217 per sq. mi.

Broadmoor

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Broadmoor is a neighborhood in central Columbus with a dog-friendly hotel and several restaurants that welcome you and your dog! The Garage features an interesting mix of casual meals, from mac and cheese to ribeye steaks. You can even enjoy some live music and karaoke on different nights of the week! The restaurant has a few outdoor tables in the front of the building that allow dogs. For your pizza fix, try Puccini’s, a dog-friendly pizzeria in Broadmoor. Or, head to The Savory Swine for fresh meats, sandwiches and more. This eatery and butcher shop also has some outdoor tables for you and your pup. 

Elm Heights

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Population Density
2,502 per sq. mi.

Elm Heights

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A little over 36 miles from Columbus is Elm Heights in Bloomington. Although a little bit of a drive, Bloomington is super dog-friendly. This incredible neighborhood is in the center of Bloomington and features dog-friendly attractions like hotels, restaurants, special events, and even the beautiful Griffy Lake Nature Preserve! Here is where you and your pup can enjoy some quality outdoor time. Your leashed pup is welcome on hiking trails, open areas, fishing areas, and more. The Ferguson Dog Park is nearby, too, which gives your dog a place to run unleashed for a fun day of exercise and socialization outside. 

Park Ridge

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Population Density
385 per sq. mi.

Park Ridge

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The Park Ridge neighborhood of Bloomington is about 33.7 miles from Columbus. In addition to a few pup-friendly hotels, Park Ridge offers several restaurants that welcome furry paws, like Jiffy Treet, which is the place to go for ice cream, root beer floats, and other cool treats -- perfect for summertime. You can also enjoy a meal at Bloomingfoods, which is a combination store and restaurant that has outdoor tables for you and your pup. Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has all kinds of yummy options to cool you off on a hot day and welcomes dogs at one of its outdoor tables. 

Near West Side

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Population Density
450 per sq. mi.

Near West Side

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Near West Side in Bloomington is just about a mile west of Elm Heights. This neighborhood has several hotels and restaurants that allow your furry friend to join you. The Tap Brewery and Craft Bar is a super casual place that’s perfect for friends and dogs to gather. Sit at one of the outdoor tables and enjoy live music. The Owlery Vegetarian Restaurant is the place to go if you’re a vegetarian or vegan. The cozy outdoor tables will welcome your pooch to dine with you. Or, maybe you’re in the mood for some grilled seafood, steaks, and more at Malibu Grill, which also offers outdoor seating. 

N Van Buren St

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If you love getting some unique treats for your furry pal, then the N Van Buren Street area of Nashville, Indiana, is right up your alley. The neighborhood is about 18.5 miles from Columbus and is the home of the Bone Appetit Bakery, which offers tons of flavorful treats for your dog. Some even match your dog’s special dietary needs! Nashville also has a few paw-friendly restaurants, like Brozinni Pizzeria, which has a few tables outside that welcomes your dog to dine with you. You can also head to the Nashville General Store & Bakery for baked goodies for humans and yummy breakfast foods.