Dog walking in New Orleans

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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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William ANew Orleans, LA

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Hi I'm Will! I walk dogs full-time and it's great! I've walked and sat dogs of all breeds and types from 18 years to 2 months, from South African mastiffs to Yorkies and everything in between. Active and energetic dogs are my favorite to walk, and I've met so many repeat clients here in New Orleans. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to me, I look forward to providing puptastic service!

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Desiree DNew Orleans, LA

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My name is Desiree. I am a mother of two teenage boys and a loving pet owner for many years. I have a Weimaraner who is almost 14 years old. He has been a part of our family since he was a baby. I look forward to meeting your pup!

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Matthew ANew Orleans, LA

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Hi! My name is Matt and I can’t wait to meet your furry friend! I grew up in Pittsburgh and was lucky enough to have several dogs throughout my life. I volunteered at Furry Friends No Kill Animal Shelter where I discovered my passion for animals. Now I live in Kenner with my wife and our Bichon Frise, Brennan. I love to be active and am looking forward to spending time in the company of some great dogs!

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

Rachel BNew Orleans, LA

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Hi, my name is Rachel! I love animals and the outdoors. I've worked with many different breeds and sizes of dogs in a veterinary and kennel setting, so I'm comfortable handling most any dog. I've also raised and trained Destro, a Jack Russell Terrier, so I know how important it is to you that your buddy is getting the quality of care he or she deserves. I want to treat your dog as though they're just as special as my own.

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Ellen RNew Orleans, LA

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“High energy dog walker!”

Hello, My name is Ellen Rice and I am very excited to be a dog walker! I have loved dogs all my life. In fact, I grew up with a Labrador retriever and a labradoodle. I am comfortable with all breeds and enjoy getting to know dogs with different personalities. I have experience dog sitting and dog walking, so neither of those are new territory for me. I am a fun, active person who will keep your dog happy and healthy!

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Gretchen MNew Orleans, LA

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As a young college student I started pet sitting for my neighbors. I was pet sitting for 10 years already when a dear friend started a pet sitting service on the north shore; he asked me if I’d be interested in working for his sitting service, and I was thrilled. I began working as a professional pet sitter in 2002 and I can’t remember a more rewarding job. It's an honor to have been gifted with a career in pet sitting. I absolutely love caring for pets; they always have a special way of making each day more memorable.

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Kenny CNew Orleans, LA

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“I’ve walked and caredfor over 500 dogs as a walker”

Ive spent most of my life caring for dogs. My first dog was a boxer that I had for 15 years. I used to also breed Neapolitan Mastiffs with my brother who is a dog trainer and competes in dog shows. They are huge dogs and a lot of responsibility which taught me patience and love for dogs. I’ve spent the last 2 years in New York walking and caring for over 500 different dogs. I’ve trained puppies and older dogs. I look forward to walking your dog and can assure you he is in good hands. Thank you!

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Estelle WNew Orleans, LA

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Hello! I'm new to New Orleans (originally from Vermont). I grew up spending all my time outside, and even though I'm living in a city I'm hoping to continue that. I can't wait to explore the city with your pups!

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Victoria MNew Orleans, LA

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“Big or small, I’ll walk ‘em all!”

Hi! I am a teacher, rugby player, and animal lover. I'm an active person, eager to get up and get out of the house every day. I sadly have no dog of my own. I didn't think it would be fair to a dog to bring it into my life just yet since a person's early 20's are full of uncertainty and unrest. That being said though, I love dogs more than any thing, and I can't wait to meet yours. Fun Fact: my Patronus is a corgi.

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Jake GNew Orleans, LA

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Hi! I'm Jake, avid dog lover and owner since childhood. Grew up in a house that had a Rottweiler mix, followed by labs that we loved so much that we bred them. The first pup was my first dog that I owned. I now own a 4 year old Husky mix that I rescued and take care of my parents' Rottweiler and their Chihuahua mix when they're away. Love all dogs.

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Dog Walking in New Orleans

Dog Walking Fun Fact #1:

Whether you have a hider or a jumper, your dog could use some lessons in manners. Greeting new people and pups on walks gives you a chance to reinforce the behavior you want your dog to display, and can help shy dogs build confidence. Test out your pup’s skills with a trip to a New Orleans dog park where your dog is sure to meet new furiends.

Dog Walking Fun Fact #2:

Getting your dog out for a walk isn’t just fun, it’s good for them too! Regular exercise can reduce your dog’s risk of arthritis, diabetes, and even heart disease, conditions which can shorten their active years. Help your dog play longer with a walk in your neighborhood, or take a stroll past the ornate, historic buildings of the Garden District.

Dog Walking Fun Fact #3:

If your dog is bored at home, they may look for fun in all the wrong ways. But you can keep your shoes and pillows safe from destruction by giving your dog plenty of physical and mental exercise. Daily walks around your block can stimulate your dog’s mind while working out their muscles. Adventurous doggos can really stretch their imagination on a dog-friendly New Orleans ghost tour through the French Quarter.

Average Cost of Dog Walking in New Orleans

When your dog needs to get moving in the Crescent City, there are a few things to consider. Short 15-minute walks average around $15, while pupular 30-minute ones can be $25 or more. For longer 60-minute treks, you could be paying as much as $40. Many dog walking services only work weekdays during midday hours, and some that do late night or weekend walks could charge extra fees upwards of $10 or more. And if your dog needs a walk in the same day, you could be looking at yet another fee.

 Dog walkers with Wag! are ready every day of the week, all week long, to get your dog the exercise they crave. Book a 20-minute walk for $15, a 30-minute stroll for $20, or even a 60-minute trek for only $30. Best of all, rates stay the same no matter the day or time you choose. And when life hits a bump, you can book an on-demand walk for the same day without any extra fees.

You can always follow along the adventure wherever you are with real time GPS tracking through the Wag! app. Thoroughly vetted and insured Wag! pet caregivers will also leave a report card at the end of each walk to let you know just how furbulous your dog’s day was.

 Dog Parks in New Orleans

Exploring NOLA’s unique neighborhoods is more fun with your canine pal. A stroll in the famous French Quarter is sure to be on your list, and Bourbon Street doesn’t disappoint with plenty of dog-friendly shops and restaurants. Afterwards, head east to the adjacent Bywater’s bohemian area to the Crescent Park Dog Run. This riverside off-leash spot is a simple fenced-in stretch where your dog can run off their energy while you take in scenic views of the Mississippi.

City Park’s namesake neighborhood park is one of the country’s oldest, and at 1,300-acres, there’s lots to see! With paths to walk, a lake and lots of open green spaces, your dog will probably love NOLA City Bark best. Featuring a small dog area, drinking fountains, shaded pavilions, small pools for canine swimmers, and even restrooms for the humans, this nearly 5-acre pupperdise requires an annual permit to access.

A walk through the thriving West Riverside neighborhood in the southern section of the city is better with a stop at the Wisner Dog Park. Though on the smaller side, city pups can still get their romp on with furiends of all sizes at this fully fenced-in enclosure that borders a playground.

With few off leash areas in the city of New Orleans, residents are only minutes from neighboring Metairie’s additional doggie hangouts. The 5-acre Lafreniere Dog Park is covered with lush grass, and features a small dog section, agility equipment for the sporty pups, and even a washing station for those dirty dogs to get clean before heading home.

Before visiting any off-leash area, be sure your dog is fully vaccinated, licensed and wearing all appropriate tags. Keep your dog leashed everywhere outside of off leash areas, and when entering and exiting them. Have clean-up bags on hand to pick up after your playful pooch. Each dog park may have additional rules, so be aware of these before you visit.

Dog Walking in New Orleans with Wag!

Life in The Big Easy may be relaxed, but your dog is still itching to explore this furrific city. When you are away, your dog can still play with Wag!

Got an active New Orleans favorite? Labradors and Golden Retrievers alike will love getting out their wiggles on lots of 60-minute adventures. Dog walkers with Wag! know a 30-minute meander would be pawfect for your Beagle to sniff out the news on their block. A short 20-minute spin is just enough time for your French Bulldog to check out the neighborhood. Whatever your dog’s speed, Wag! can make sure they get the pawfect walk for them. And if your older Dachshund is too pooped to go out, Wag! can even Drop-In at home to make sure they have everything they need.

In just moments, you can book a day out your dog will love! Just download the Wag! app, choose the date and time, then pick the best length of walk for your pup. With one-time walks, recurring walks, and on-demand walks for the same day, you can customize an experience that’s right for your dog. And with GPS tracking, and text and picture updates from your walker, you’ll never feel too far away from your canine pal.

Don’t wait to make your dog’s day great, book a walk with Wag! today!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in New Orleans

French Quarter

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Population Density
7,890 per sq. mi.

French Quarter

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Few areas are as iconic to local, regional, and U.S. culture as that of the French Quarter neighborhood of New Orleans, LA. Whether you’re a two or four-legged family member, visiting this legendary location provides a wide variety of enriching entertainment opportunities. Bourbon street is an incredibly dog-friendly attraction, offering storefronts, street vendors, doggy friendly dining, and more. For a guided expedition, French Quarter Ghost Tours invites you to bring your well-behaved canine along for a day of ghoulish delights. People-watching in the French Quarter also provides hours of socialization and enrichment opportunities. With all the sights and sounds, you and Fido are sure to have a howling good time in the French Quarter.

Treme Lafitte

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,020 per sq. mi.

Treme Lafitte

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Located just a few blocks north of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Treme LaFitte neighborhood is popular for both residents and tourists. The slightly calmer pace may be just what the doggy doctor ordered for a quiet day out with your pooch. For a quick greenspace adventure to stretch your legs, doggy owners should check out Louis Armstrong Park. Named after the iconic musician, the park features tons of grass, mature shade trees, and plenty of benches to rest your paws. During warmer months, a visit to the park will often find dozens of street performers sure to entertain both you and your pooch.

Bywater

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,650 per sq. mi.

Bywater

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Bywater is a lovely residential neighborhood located just east of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter. Bordering the Mississippi river, the idyllic surroundings create the perfect backdrop for a quick walk or longer socialization excursion for you and your canine companion. Make a pit stop in Crescent Park, which features groomed walkways and plenty of green space to stop and take a load off your paws. After you’ve built up an appetite, head to the east end of the pathway for a selection of restaurants that feature dog-friendly patio seating. You and Fido will enjoy a barking good time just a short distance from the glitz and glamour of historic New Orleans.

West Riverside

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,800 per sq. mi.

West Riverside

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West Riverside is a thriving neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. Impacted by previous storm flooding, the community has been slowly rebuilt and features a mixture of commercial and residential districts with a slower pace, perfect for roaming and exploring with your canine friend. The Dog Levee is a non-fenced dog park that makes up part of New Orleans Levee system. Owners can let Fido have a barktastic time roaming and socializing with other friendly canines. The grassy lawn is perfect for tired feet, so feel free to take a load off and enjoy a day in this iconic and historical New Orleans neighborhood.

West End

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Population Density
4,520 per sq. mi.

West End

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Despite what the name suggests, West End is a popular community in New Orleans located in the northern portion of the city. Home to residential neighborhoods that are within walking distance of the historic French Quarter, West End is a Fido-friendly area, perfect for enjoying time with your precious pooch. Dogs will enjoy a howling good time at attractions such as the Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park. This fenced and secure off-leash park provides barktastic obstacle and agility courses designed to help Fido burn off excess energy and get in some much-needed doggy socialization. Pets will enjoy the spacious yard and water fountain while their owners take in waterfront views, making this just another reason why the West End has something to offer everyone.