Dog walking in Lawrence

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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Hello fur parents, My name is Jordyn and I have grown up with dogs my entire life and would love nothing more than to be able to spend some quality time with your furbaby. My career goal is to go back to school to become a vet. I would love the chance to get to know you and your furbaby.

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“A walk a day keeps the vet away”

Hello my names is Rocio! I have many years of experience in caring for pets of all kinds. I can assure you that I will treat your pet like they were my own, not only because I am an animal lover, but because it is how I want my pet treated while I am away. My family consists of 3 rescue dogs with very particular personalities, a Schnoodle, Boston-Shiba mix and an Akita mix all the way from Thailand! I absolutely cannot wait to meet you and your pets and take great care of them!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care

Hi, I'm Annie! I've always adored dogs and I can't wait to meet yours! Every dog is so unique, with different quirks & qualities, but one thing that remains the same is that every dog deserves the very best. I started working with Wag! in 2017. I am a business graduate of Missouri State University, previously from the Kansas City area, and enjoy exploring this beautiful city. I'd love to show you and your special pet a wonderful Wag! experience!

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

“Squirrel”

Hi my name is Taelor. I’m a mom to three awesome kiddos and have two fur babies myself. I am a stay at home mom trying to add a little extra income to our household in my free time. I hope I get to meet your sweet fur baby !

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Hi, I'm Libby! I'm here to be a friend for your furry best friend while you're away! I've grown up with dogs most of my life and I haven't met one that I dont get along with! I love all sorts of animals and I can't wait to meet yours!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Puppy care

I’m a freelancer who walks dogs in her spare time. I grew up with dogs of all sizes (three labs, a Rottweiler, a Boston terrier and a Yorkshire terrier) and currently am the proud owner of an adorable Doberman! I love walking for Wag! because it gives me the chance to hang out with all kinds of dogs and each one has their own unique personality. I always go above and beyond and follow all owner instructions to make sure the doggos I walk have an excellent experience! I’m excited to meet your pup.

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I have grown up with dogs and currently live in a home with four mini aussies, one of which is my own, a red merle named Riley! I have also grown up dog sitting, walking, and have also been training and showing dogs in both 4H and AKC for the past 13 years. Additionally, my family breeds one litter of puppies a year which I help raise and train before sending them to their forever homes. I love all animals, but especially dogs, and can't imagine life without them.

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

"In a world full of people who could care less, be someone who couldn't care more." This quote embodies my mission and my passion towards the animal welfare cause. When your pet is under my care, I will treat them like my own. They will be provided with a comfortable environment where they can enjoy the company of other dogs and relax while you are away. Being surrounded with pets my entire life, I am confident in my skills as a caregiver. To further the animal welfare cause, 10% of your payment will go towards a local animal welfare charity doing good work in the KC area. Please reach out to me if you have any questions. I look forward to meeting you! Thank you!

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“I will love your fur child like it’s my own!”

I work from home but enjoy dog walking to meet new fur babies. I have volunteered at local animal shelters since I was a child and currently volunteer at my local shelter and the zoo. I have worked boarding, daycare, bathing at multiple facilities. I studied and trained to become a veterinary technician and worked that for 3 years. In total I have over 10 years of experience working with animals.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Socialization training

I am currently enrolled at the University of Kansas and am a Pre-med major. I'm currently volunteering at Wayside Waifs and have done a lot of dog sitting for a variety of breeds. I currently own a Goldendoodle and have owned both a Bichon and Shar-Pei in the past. I can't wait to meet your dog!

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Dog Walking in Lawrence

A city situated near two rivers, lush parks, and rolling prairies, Lawrence, Kansas makes a wonderful location to explore. Pet lovers and their furry companions will enjoy all of the pet-friendly locations Lawrence has to offer.

For play time, your pet is sure to enjoy the Mutt Run Off-Leash Park. It was built in 2001 as a public park but quickly grew to become popular with pooches. With several walking trails, a river, and plenty of rolling hills; your dog won’t want to go home! There are also fenced-in areas for puppies or older dogs who may not be as active. This is a fantastic park to spend the day at with your best friend.

If you would like to help raise funds for the local animal shelter, there is the Bootlegger’s Fur Ball. This wonderful event is a fancy night out to raise money for veterinary care, food, and other things for the pets living in the shelter. If you are Lawrence around Halloween, they do a Zombie Walk for the same cause. Your pet will love being out for a night time walk.

When it’s time to check-in for the night, Lawrence has many options for lodging. One of the best rated is the Comfort Inn and Suites; they offer comfy, ground floor rooms for you and your pets.

While there are many chain restaurants in Lawrence that offer pet-friendly seating, there is one local eatery that you may want to try. Gaslight Tavern is a tasty all-American cuisine restaurant that allows friendly pets on their outside patio. Lawrence boasts one of the best dog parks and has several events that would be fun to attend with your best friend. A really nice city to check out with your pet!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lawrence

Lawrence Venture Trail

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
472 per sq. mi.

Lawrence Venture Trail

48

Rails-to-Trails has come to Lawrence. As usual, they have taken the history of the area and highlighted it so that it is the perfect place for you to bring your dog. Haskell Rail-Trail is set up to loop around Lawrence. As the first working part of the Rails-to-Trails system in Lawrence, the preservation efforts have leaned toward integrating it as part of the city. The paved areas are perfect for walking your dog through the city while taking in the natural views of the area. Come visit often to witness all the improvements as they come. 

Riverfront

36
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
436 per sq. mi.

Riverfront

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Riverfront Park has an off-leash area that is not fenced in so that you and your dog can enjoy exploring the trails together -- and Fido doesn’t even have to be on a leash! There are several trails to choose from that lead along the river or into the tree-lined areas. This is the pawfect place for Fido to chase squirrels, play fetch with your dog, or do some relaxing fishing together. There are no swimming areas, but there are picnic areas where you can enjoy lunch. This is the place to be to watch the sun set in the evening because of the way the colors bounce of the water. 

Clinton State Park

25
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
436 per sq. mi.

Clinton State Park

25

Mutt Run Off Leash Dog Area is a unique dog park that you will only find here in Lawrence. First, there are two large, fenced-in areas for Fido to meet new friends, chase other tails, and just be a pup. Then, when he wants some alone space, the park offers a huge off leash, unfenced area. You can run in the wide open space, play fetch alone with your dog, or just explore the tree line. There are water fountains, cleaning areas, and all the amenities of a traditional dog park. There are plenty of places for you to rest after Fido wears you out.

Downtown Lawrence

13
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
436 per sq. mi.

Downtown Lawrence

13

When you get ready for dinner, go over to Gaslight Tavern. They have a covered fur-friendly patio that is perfect rain or shine. The fare is classic bar food, including burgers and fries. You can even order a custom burger for Fido so he doesn’t feel left out. This is a great place to enjoy a burger and sip a beer. Meet your friends there, or make new ones -- either way, you are sure to have a puptastic good time just being out with your dog! Please remember that Fido will have to stay on a leash while eating. 

De Soto

1
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
525 per sq. mi.

De Soto

1

In just under half an hour, you can travel to Kill Creek Streamway Park. This completely fenced-in, off-leash dog park is designed for Fido to get a feel of the natural world. It has been minimally enhanced so that he can run and play in the woods safely. There is a quiet stream that runs through it as well, and the best part is Fido’s allowed to play in it! The trail that runs through it crosses over the creeks and streams on sturdy bridges and paths. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy nature with your best fur-iend by your side.