Dog walking in Fort Wayne

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Hello everyone I’m here to help. I’m a joyous person and seeking doggy love. I would love to put my knowledge from owning dogs into others. I am very respectful and always on top of my surroundings! I’m so excited to start this new journey.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training

Hello! My name is Kat and I am 21 years old. I have had a small Yorkshire terrier as well as a 100lb German Shepherd. So I have experience with both small dogs as well as large dogs. I also have taken animal science as well as advanced animal science in school and have experience working with many different animals.

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Dog Walking in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana was founded on October 22, 1794, and is the second largest city in the state housing 258,522 of the 6,596,855 residents. In 2014, AMVA U.S. Pet Ownership Statistics calculated that 144,722 households in Ft. Wayne, Indiana own companion pets, such as dogs and cats. To care for these pets, there are more than 100 veterinarian clinics and hospitals.

Fort Wayne has a great variety of things to do which makes it an excellent place to live, work, and play. Fox Island County Park is a wonderful place to spend the day swimming, fishing, and they even have BBQ pits. After a fun day of swimming and fishing, your family and fur babies can enjoy dinner and see some local and exotic birds in their bird observatory.

Fort Wayne is also home to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, with tons of activities for children; like face painting, riding horses, a merry-go-round, water ride, and a train. If you want to see a show or concert you can visit the Embassy Theater, or take in the beauty of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. After you enjoy your day at the theater be sure to take your fur babies out for a run at the Pawster Park Pooch Playground, Fort Wayne’s first dog park, located in Foster Park West on Winchester Road. It offers plenty of off leash running space, and obstacle course, and even has resources for you to teach your pooch some better manners.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Fort Wayne

West Central

48
Population Density
3,056 per sq. mi.

West Central

48

The West Central neighborhood is the bustling downtown center of Fort Wayne. This neighborhood especially caters to dogs visiting Fort Wayne. The beautiful Hilton Ft. Wayne Convention Center at 1020 S. Calhoun allows as many as 2 dogs up to 80 lbs for an additional $50 per night fee. The neighborhood also boasts several dog-friendly restaurants. 816 Pint and Slice on S. Calhoun serves up some brew and pizza in its outdoor patio. Dogs on leashes may sit and savor the smell of all the different pizzas that are served. Dog and human can seek out some more exotic fare while enjoying the outdoor patio at The Golden on 898 Harrison.

Southwest

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,889 per sq. mi.

Southwest

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The Southwest neighborhood is home to one of the two Fort Wayne dog parks. Pawster Park at 5113 Winchester Road is a grassy enclosure where neighborhood dogs and the surrounding areas come to play and socialize. The dog park requires a permit by the city to be used, and there is a lock on the entrance. The dogs love being members. This dog park features a separate area for small dogs. Humans are treated to a small pavilion in order to catch some shade. Drinking fountains with dogs and people in mind can be found here. The park provides waste receptacles, but asks that members bring their own bags.

Northeast

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,391 per sq. mi.

Northeast

24

The Northeast neighborhood has plenty of dogs, and those dogs are happy dogs because they live close to one of the city’s two dog parks. Camp Canine, located at 1502 N. Harry Baals Drive, has some fenced grass where dogs can romp, roll, and socialize. The dog park cares about the two-legged companions, too. There a numerous benches, as well as a shelter to grab some shade on a sunny day. The dog park is divided into two areas, with one area being set aside for small dogs. Pieces of agility equipment are in both areas, so you and your dog can continue training of one area is closed for maintenance. This dog park has a lock on its gate to ensure the safety of all park goers. This park is for members only. Registration and membership fees must be arranged with the city.

Five Points

12
Population Density
4,079 per sq. mi.

Five Points

12

The Five Points neighborhood borders the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and Franke’s Park. Franke’s Park will delight any being human or canine.  This park, which encompasses more than 300 barktacular acres, is located at 3411 Sherman. This wooded and hilly park gets both dog and human back to nature. Numerous trails for on-leash exercise are available, as well as pavilions and picnic areas where humans can share a lunch with a four-legged friend or barbecue with the whole family. The park also has a lake for fishing with your pup (and maybe a cool dip on a hot day).

Knolls

0
Population Density
249 per sq. mi.

Knolls

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The Knolls neighborhood has a lovely suburban atmosphere, as well as a space that suburban dogs and their people are sure to love. When the sidewalks get boring for on-leash walking, a short trip to Kreager Park is the pawfect way to break the monotony. This park offers wooded trails for some on-leash exercise, and shaded benches where dogs and their humans can take a break. This park also connects with the River Greenway, which is part of the Rails-to-Trails program. The greenway offers miles of scenic paths for dog walkers to explore. A hike along the Maumee River is sure to keep your dog's tail wagging. He'll be barking to come back for more!

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