Dog walking in Lafayette

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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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Barrett VLafayette, LA

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My name is Barrett, and I have worked with animals for several years and have had pets my entire life. I also have work experience in pet nutrition. I can't think of anything more fun than spending time with animals and walking outside because it combines two of my favorite things. I know you, your pet, and I will get along great!

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Jordan MLafayette, LA

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I have cared for all dogs, extra small to extra large and I adore them all! I have more than 10 years of experience caring for canines and my love for them has grown with every passing year. I have my own 2 year old German shepherd/lab mix who I love with all my heart, adopted from the shelter. I aim to give you and your dog the best experience I can. I hope you choose me as your next WAG! walker!

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Training Exam Complete

Specialties

Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Taylor LLafayette, LA

5.0

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My name is Taylor. I have great stamina and decent strength that I can use to handle longer walks if need be. I am very friendly and patient with both people and animals, and I am willing to work with whatever particular needs you or your dog may require.

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

Courtney HLafayette, LA

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“Cash’s Haven Dog Boarding & Daycare !!”

Hello I am a full time Doggy Sitter !! I am a Former Jockey, I rode thoroughbred race horses. I worked at a groomers for a year and I worked for a veterinarian for more than 2 years . My husband trains race horses and works for the Lafayette Fire Department. I have experience with all different size pups and breeds !!

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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

Emily BLafayette, LA

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“I believe dogs treat people better than humans do”

My name is Emily and I am really friendly and outgoing, I love dogs and all animals in general. I have 4 different types of animals including four dogs. I have a 14 year old beagle, an 8 year old Yorkie, a 2 year old miniature pinscher, and a 6 month old Pitt Bull, so I guess you could say I have a bit of experience with different dogs. I love dogs and have a lot of fun walking dogs with wag.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Puppy care

MJ HLafayette, LA

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“Who let the dogs out? Me! (A trained professional)”

I am a passionate and responsible animal caregiver with more than 8 years of experience as a pet sitter and dog walker. I have over a year of professional experience as a dog trainer, kennel technician and dog daycare attendant. I am an attentive, knowledgeable and loving caregiver. I have excellent communications skills. I will provide you with consistent text, photo, and video updates. I can promise you that your dog will have a fun and safe experience if you choose me to care for them!

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

Mason MLafayette, LA

4.9

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“Let’s go for a walk :)”

I’m great with large and small dogs. I love to be run outdoors so I can get your pups the exercise they need. Your dogs are apart of your family and I will give them all the love and attention they need.

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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

Bek MLafayette, LA

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Hi! My name is Bek, I am from New Orleans/Lafayette and I am a former Tulane student-athlete. I have been in plenty of settings and work spaces with all types and sizes of animals, and now have a little “rescued” dog of my own (p0peyes). I can walk/hang out with your dog (or other animal) with or without my pup it’s up to you!

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

Gilles MLafayette, LA

4.8

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Hey, my name is Gilles Maurice but I go by "Maurice" or "Momo". I am a huge animal lover. I would rather spend my day with dogs than people. I will take your pup to the park, feed him, cuddle with him when you got out on the weekends. I will watch him when you go to work. As a pet owner myself, I understand how precious are those creatures. Let me take care of our pet while you go for your daily errands. Can't wait to meet them all !!!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Lafayette

At around 62,000 pets, Lafayette has a large pet population. To best cater to these animals health, needs there are 69 local veterinary hospitals and clinics. The Louisana Veterinary Medical Association (LVMA) lists 12 hospitals and care centers within Lafayette proper. Having been found in 1905, the LVMA is focused on advancing the art and science of veterinary medicine by working hand-in-hand with local veterinary members.

If you're planning on taking Fido out for a treat, there are local pet stores like Pets Unlimited and Cats by Francy that are staffed by helpful people who will guide you and your pet in every way possible. Considering upping the ante to something a bit more extreme? How about taking Fido to the Spoiled Pet Spa and Boutique? It’s the perfect place for your furry friend to enjoy the best grooming and love in Lafayette (especially after a visit to the veterinarian!)

If you want your dog to stretch his or her legs without a leash, then you may want to make a visit to Lafayette Dog Park. Lafayette Dog Park is fully fenced and features lights, benches, and a strong water system. Lafayette Dog Park and it is located in the Youth Park area. Another great place for your pets to have a leash-free happy run is the Brown Memorial Dog Park, located in the far left corner of the Brown Memorial Park. There are benches, a few waste stations, a lot of grass and a one-mile walking track if you and your pup want to go on a quick jog or structured walk.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lafayette

Pont Des Mouton

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,258 per sq. mi.

Pont Des Mouton

48

Pont Des Mouton is a cozy neighborhood in North Lafayette with well-developed infrastructure that will be happy to welcome your Fido to play and exercise in the Brown Memorial Dog Park. Yes, yes, you heard that right! It’s a dog park, so it’s time for an off-leash walk in a place where Fido is sure to make new fur-iends! The park has all the amenities for keeping it clean, including special waste stations. But what makes it one of the favorite local attractions is the grassy area where your buddy can play and tumble as much as he wants. There is also a one-mile walking track onsite if you want to get moving with Fido.

Johnstone Street/ East University Avenue

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,258 per sq. mi.

Johnstone Street/ East University Avenue

36

Thinking of going to the city center? The Johnstone Street/East University Avenue neighborhood is one of the central neighborhoods where your pooch is welcome in Lafayette Dog Park at Youth Park. Being located almost in the center of the city, the neighborhood offers a wide choice of local cafés, restaurants and shopping spots for pet owners. But your little friend will be happy to visit the dog park which is fully fenced and provides drinking water and special equipment for agility training. What’s more important is that it has lights, allowing visitors to come after sunset! This is especially good for busy owners who want to go for a late walk with their pups! There are rumors that neighbors here are the friendliest ones. Want to make sure? Check it out for yourself!

Long Bridge

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
288 per sq. mi.

Long Bridge

24

Long Bridge is a remote neighborhood on the north side, near the Pont Des Mouton neighborhood. There are not so many shopping spots or cafes, but a great place for adventurous owners and their loyal friends is the Atchafalaya Experience. This nature spot is known for providing a “natural swamp experience” with boating through a partially-submerged forest full of marine life, flora, and fauna. The best thing for tail-waggers is that they are allowed to join the owners free of charge, with the only requirements being remaining on a leash and under owner control at all times. So, are you ready for a boat trip and an adventurous weekend? Then make sure to visit the Atchafalaya Experience soon!

Verot School Road/Fortune Road

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
267 per sq. mi.

Verot School Road/Fortune Road

12

Another neighborhood on the south side of town provides a special place for dogs and owners to bond together, make new friends and have fun-tastic day out. The Verot School Road/Fortune Road neighborhood, apart from having huge baseball and golf courts, has a dog-friendly spot as well – Fabacher Field and Acadiana Cane Cutters Park in Youngsville. If you are in the center of the city, it will take you approximately 13 minutes by car via East Pinhook Road to arrive. Even though you this park isn’t entirely a dog park, there’s plenty of room around the field for walking, playing, chasing and sniffing. For those pups who like swimming, the spot has a nice pond to splash and dabble.

Louisiana-Lafayette/ Johnston Street

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,225 per sq. mi.

Louisiana-Lafayette/ Johnston Street

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Lafayette Horse Farm in the Louisiana-Lafayette/Johnston Street neighborhood is a favorite Saturday morning attraction for the locals because of its Farmers Market. The market has a convenient location and fits perfectly among other shopping and dining spots in the neighborhood, and it's always buzzing with people looking for something new. If you’re thinking of treating your canine companion with something tasty, fresh and locally made, you'll want to stop by. Have a nice walk via Johnston Street (about 50 minutes) or go by car (6 minutes) to get to the market from the center of the city. It’s an entirely dog-friendly area, so it is possible to meet other tail-waggers and have a nice walk on-leash together.