Dog walking in Covington

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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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Mary DCovington, KY

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“It’s not where you walk, it’s who you walk with!”

I’m a proud mom of 3 teenagers, and 3 dogs. My family and I recently moved to Cincinnati from Indianapolis, where I began working for Wag. Wag has been such a fun experience for me. I have loved and bonded with every dog that I have walked. Before working for Wag, I worked as a kennel attendant and front desk receptionist at an animal hospital, where I walked, fed and distributed medications to all the boarding animals. My heart is with all dogs.

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Stacey MCovington, KY

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Hi there! I have loved dogs since I was a child and would love the opportunity to walk your pup!! I have worked with animals in some form since 2006. I started at a kennel where I worked with many breeds, sizes, and temperaments. After working there for 6 years, I went to college where I received an Associates Degree with a Veterinary Technician focus and since then I've been working at an animal clinic.

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Erin BCovington, KY

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Hi, My name is Erin! I am a runner, hiker, yogi and outdoor lover. I am in the process of getting certified as a yoga instructor. Last April I attempted to THRU hike the Appalachian trail from Georgia to Maine. I made it over halfway before I got injured in Pennsylvania. I was working for Wag before my hike and enjoyed it so much and walked a ton of dogs and it really helped prepare me. It is so uplifting and rewarding spending time outside with your pups!

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

Zorica JCovington, KY

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Hello. I have experience in dog walking, boarding, overnight stays. I have rescued dogs and cats. I have transported dogs to vet appointments and to new homes. I am comfortable with all breeds. I am contsantly caring for my neighbors/friends pets on holidays. My availability is open and if need be, I can be there on short notice. On a personal note, I understand how important it is for animals to have someone there, more than just for a walk. I have compassion for animals. I promise you I will be there and your baby will be in great hands! Look forward to meeting you.

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Nate SCovington, KY

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I bring over 15 years of professional animal care experience and over 30 years of personal pet care to WAG. I look forward to meeting all of the wonderful and unique pet personalities.

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Wendy ICovington, KY

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Hello there! I’m Wendy, proud dog mom to Leela, my eleven-year old Pitbull/Chihuahua mix, and Gamora, my one-year old American Staffy. I always grew up surrounded by dogs (and anything else my parents would let me bring home!). I love being the go-to for friends and family that need a dog sitter when they leave town. Meeting new pups always makes my day better so I’m thrilled to have this opportunity!

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Shana ACovington, KY

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Hello, I'm Shana. I have 2 fur babies of my own and they love to cuddle! My experience with animals is unique, they seem to have a gravitational pull towards me. I enjoy being around animals and being outdoors with them, or even if it's just cuddles!

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Robert LCovington, KY

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Hello, my name is Robbie. I'm a 28 year old loving father to my two fur children, Lazy and Bella. I've grown up and been around dogs my entire life. By booking me as your walker you will be assured that I will treat your dog with the upmost care and love, as if it were my own. I have a lot of experience with sitting as well. As I'm the only one my friends will trust with there dogs. I look forward to meeting you and your dog!

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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

Marianne PCovington, KY

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I love dogs and have owned them for 40 years. I have taken care of dogs both in their own home or at my home. Dogs like me and I have a calming effect on them.

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Olivia HCovington, KY

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“I will take care of your dog like my own!”

Hello!!! I am a dog lover from northern kentucky. I am a dog mom of a greyhound. I love going for walks and would love for your furry friend to join me. I grew up with 2 senior dogs who needed medications and special needs. I have also taken care of very active puppies! I'll send you videos so you can see what we're up too!!

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Dog Walking in Covington

Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers, Covington is a dog-friendly city that will keep your best friend's tail wagging all throughout. The city's many recreational amenities encourage its residents and visitors to spend time outside, with most places allowing canine companions to tag along. Covington also has one veterinary clinic looking after the health of its animals.

Surrounded by lush trees and historic buildings, the George Steinford Park is a furrific spot to take Fido for a leashed walk any time of the day. Also known as the Sixth Street Promenade, this park houses the iconic Goose Girl Fountain and serves as the heart of outdoor activity in downtown Covington.

Basil Lewis Park offers a quiet area to enjoy a picnic with your pooch. Despite its relatively small size, it has picnic tables, a large grill, horseshoe pits, benches, and a pet waste station. Basil Lewis Park is located next to train tracks, so you and Fido might see a train pass by while you're there.

If you need to spend the night in town with your pup, Extended Stay America and Hotel Covington both accept pets of any size for an extra fee. Call first to reserve a pooch-friendly room and ensure a smooth check-in process.

Come experience the best of Northern Kentucky in Covington!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Covington

South Covington

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,306 per sq. mi.

South Covington

48

There's more than enough room for Fido to run around off-leash at the Kenton Paw Park! Located within the 43-acre Pioneer Park, this spacious dog park has separate enclosures for small and large pooches and benches for their human companions to sit on. Drinking water and doggie waste bags are also provided. If Fido doesn't feel like playing with the other dogs, you can go for a walk around Pioneer Park instead—there are 1.7 miles of paved trails that span the area. Locals say the park gets muddy if it has rained, so avoid visiting after a shower if you don't want your pup to get dirty.

Mainstrasse

36
Population Density
8,337 per sq. mi.

Mainstrasse

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Take your best friend for a leashed stroll around Goebel Park, located right in downtown Covington. This park is home to the German-style Carroll Chimes Clock Tower, which comes to life every hour from April through December as it displays a mechanical puppet show based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Some pup-friendly restaurants with outdoor seating are just a stone's throw away from the park, making it easy to get some grub while you're in the area. Your options include Dee Felice Cafe, Goodfellas Pizzeria, Piper's Cafe, and Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar. Also located within the neighborhood is the smaller Kenney Shields Park, which is connected to Goebel by a walking trail.

Eastside

24
Population Density
7,404 per sq. mi.

Eastside

24

Fancy a riverside walk with your pup? Head down to the Licking River Greenway and Trails, a multi-phase project that will connect the cities of Covington, Taylor Mill, Wilder, and Newport once completed. The Covington portion of the system currently includes a 1.5-mile nature trail that meanders along the Licking River, a .75-mile paved trail that features murals, and 2.5 miles of roads and sidewalks. The trail has multiple access points including the trailhead behind Randolph Park, where you and Fido can dig into a packed lunch before setting off. Randolph Park houses a picnic shelter with a pet waste station, a playground, and basketball courts.

Licking Riverside

12
Population Density
5,775 per sq. mi.

Licking Riverside

12

The George Rogers Clark Park's location along the scenic Ohio River has made it a favorite destination for sightseers and area photographers. From here, you and your pooch can admire downtown Cincinnati and the Roebling Bridge while taking a leashed stroll, or watch the boats travel up and down the Ohio River while relaxing under the dense tree canopy. In case you get hungry, Keystone Bar & Grill and The Gruff are just a few minutes' walk away from the George Rogers Clark Park. Both of these pooch-friendly eateries welcome dogs at their patios and even provide water for their four-legged patrons. 

Kenton Hills

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Population Density
2,566 per sq. mi.

Kenton Hills

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Devou Park is a massive, 700-acre site where you and your furry buddy can easily spend the entire day. It is home to numerous facilities such as playgrounds, picnic shelters, a fishing lake, a golf course, a bandshell, and the Behringer-Crawford Museum. There are also 15 miles of trails that cater to different types of activity and different levels of physical ability, including nature trails, paved walking and bike trails. In other words, there's plenty to see and do at Devou Park! One feature that you and Fido should definitely not miss is the overlook area, which offers the most woofderful views of Covington and Cincinnati.