Dog walking in St Matthews

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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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Emma BSt Matthews, KY

5.0

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“Time spent with a pet is time well spent!”

Hi, I'm Emma! I am a full-time pet sitter and dog walker, and work at a pet supply store part-time. I have had a passion for animal care for as long as I can remember and I absolutely LOVE that this is my job. I treat every pup as my own and I look forward to meeting your fur baby!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Hilary PSt Matthews, KY

4.9

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“Tell your dog I said, "Hi"”

I absolutely love animals. Growing up we had a dog and multiple cats, I fostered a dog for two years while his owners worked for the Peace Corps, and over one year ago I adopted my dog, Luna. I would consider it a privilege to walk and love on your dog!

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Jonathan WSt Matthews, KY

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Hi I'm Jonathan. I've lived in Louisville all my life and grew up with a house full of dogs and cats from a young age. When I was around 9 I began caring for the dog of an elderly neighbor and fell in love with walking and sitting ever since. I've since, had experience with all different sizes and many breeds from the age of 2 weeks up to elderly dogs. Having said that, I'm aware that every dog is special and all have different needs. I like to keep in shape and would love to keep your best friend fit, healthy and above all, happy. From a brisk walk to a long leisurely stroll, I'm ready to meet the needs of your pooch right away and to make sure you AND your dog love your Wag adventure.

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Jonathan GSt Matthews, KY

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Hello, my name is Jonathan. I grew up with two cocker spaniels and would feed them, walk them, play with them, and take them out to do their business. When I had my own family; I had two Miniature Schnauzers and a Bichon Frise/Poodle Mix. I would also take care of them; feeding, walking, brushing teeth, brushing, playing, bathing, taking them out for their business, and of course showing them love. I seem to have a way with animals in general, I like them and they like me. I helped my in-laws get and train their dogs, and now they are happy with their two Miniature Schnauzers.I also have experience boarding dogs. As I have boarding my brother's and nephew's dog. I have boarding friends dogs too.My Mother has a Golden Retriever and I'll be walking him again. He is always excited to see me as am I.I always treat animals with respect and treat them like family because after all, they are. I hope I can meet your friend and make him happy with some nice exercise.Thank you for looking!

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Joseph HSt Matthews, KY

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“Dog lover, never a dull moment with the pups!”

Dog lover, and dog owner. I’m a college kid looking to make extra cash during my internship in Louisville Kentucky. What better way to make money than to take care of dogs? It’s my priority to take care of your dog and to protect it. I’m well experienced in the dog world since I have owned and trained my fair share of dogs.

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

Amanda CSt Matthews, KY

4.9

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Hi, my name is Amanda and I love animals, but I am a dog fanatic! I have been a dog owner for 18 years and I have two 2-year old dogs Finn and Otto. I am an artist and I work from home so I have great flexibility in my schedule for walking dogs. I am a super responsible, athletic and a caring person.

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

Mel TSt Matthews, KY

4.9

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“I like big mutts and I cannot lie”

We got my first dog when I was in elementary school, she was a Rottweiler/Lab mix named Socks. Currently I have a Yellow Lab and American Dalmatian. They were my kids before I had any children. I want to be the best Wag walker you’ve ever had! This is more than just a side job for me, I very much enjoy and take a lot of pride in doing this. I aspire to give your pup the best care I can.

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Amy MSt Matthews, KY

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“Taking extra precautions due to covid. Sanitizing!”

My name is Amy I’m from California but currently reside in Louisville KY.Huge animal lover especially dogs. I have a German shorthaired pointer who is my world! I also have two cats.I take my animals on little trips,car rides and walks often.I do doggy play dates too! If your doggy has any special needs or requirements just let me know,I always carry extra leashes and baggies with me so I got you covered.Can’t wait to meet all these pups!

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

Laura SSt Matthews, KY

4.9

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“Pawsitively the best!”

I am a mom to boys and several pets, including one amazing dog! I love dogs, and will take great care of your family member, and give it the love he/she deserves. I am available for afternoons and evenings, and short notice.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Rachel BSt Matthews, KY

4.9

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“Your Pup, Your Passion!”

I’m a very energetic person, I love outside activities, and I like to take long walks so why not bring a buddy along with me! I’m the perfect fit for all breeds for I’ve owned animals, more specifically, dogs all my life. There’s very little I don’t know about when it comes to pups. So, I welcome all dog owners!

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Dog Walking in St Matthews

The city of St. Matthews, Kentucky is technically a city within a city! Despite being considered part of Louisville, which is only about nine miles away, St. Matthews has its own government. Many people consider St. Matthews to be a bedroom community, but don’t let that take away from all the city has to offer. St. Matthews was first incorporated back in 1950, and although it hasn’t been around very long, it’s still made quite a name for itself. It's home to two of the five largest malls in Kentucky, Mall St. Matthews and Oxmoor Center. If you like shopping, you know where to go!

Unfortunately, none of the shopping in St. Matthews is dog-friendly, so if you’re looking to take your furry, fashionable friend with you, you’ll want to head elsewhere. No worries, as Louisville isn’t far away. There are a handful of veterinarian clinics in St. Matthews, so whether you’re looking for care for a sick or injured pet or it’s just time for Fido’s wellness check, you have a few different options to choose from. Both you and Fido are sure to enjoy St. Matthews, and if you get bored, there are even more opportunities just a few miles away.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in St Matthews

Kresge Way/Browns Ln

48
Population Density
2,451 per sq. mi.

Kresge Way/Browns Ln

48

In the heart of St. Matthews, you and Fido can visit Brown Park! While this isn’t a dog park, it’s still worthy of a visit from you and your canine companion. This park has a paved walkway running throughout it, so you and Fido can enjoy a long walk together. There’s plenty of shade, so during the summer, your pup’s paws won’t get burned by the pavement. In autumn, the leaves turn to beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow, so if you’re going for a walk, make sure you snap some pictures. A leash is required since this isn’t a dog park.

Cherokee Seneca

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,838 per sq. mi.

Cherokee Seneca

36

Wanting to take your dog to a fun dog park? Head over to Cochran Hill Dog Run, which is about four miles outside of St. Matthews. This dog park spans two acres of land, giving your pup the chance to enjoy some off-leash exercise. The park is also divided into two sections, with one for smaller dogs and another for larger dogs. Waste disposal bags are provided for you to use, and there’s water placed for your pup, which is especially helpful on hot days. This is a privately-run dog park, and you’ll need a permit to use the park. Applicants can find more details online. 

Clifton

24
Population Density
3,598 per sq. mi.

Clifton

24

Are you torn between going out to eat and leaving your dog alone at home again? Look no further than Louisville’s Clifton neighborhood, which is about 10 minutes west of St. Matthews. This neighborhood has several dog-friendly restaurants. Varanese is an upscale restaurant that serves American-style fare. If your dashing dog wants to come with you, the patio has dog-friendly seating. Looking for something more laid-back? Check out Ramiro’s Cantina or Irish Rover! A leash is required at all establishments, and it's a good idea to bring your pup's food and water dish, too. You’ll no longer have to feel guilty for leaving your furry friend at home!

Highlands

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,320 per sq. mi.

Highlands

12

If you want to visit another fun dog park with your playful pooch, check out Morton Avenue Dog Park in Louisville. It’s only six miles up the road from St. Matthews, which takes about a ten-minute drive. The park does have parking available. Locals hail this park for its large size, and they love the fact that their dogs always leave feeling tired! Water and waste bags aren’t provided, so you’ll want to bring some with you. The entrance to the dog park can be found near Patterson Playground. You and Fido will have a ball at Morton Avenue Dog Park!

Brownsboro Zorn

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,604 per sq. mi.

Brownsboro Zorn

0

Just over five miles from St. Matthews, you and Fido can go play together at Champions Dog Run! Whether your dog has a gold medal in napping or a blue ribbon in playing fetch, he’s sure to love this bark park. Champions Dog Run is nearly four acres, meaning your dog has plenty of room to run and play with his pawesome friends. You will need a permit from Louisville to use this dog run, which is standard at most dog parks in the city. Water is provided for both you and your dog, but the park tends to run out of baggies for clean-up, so you might want to bring some along from home.