Dog walking in Zachary

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My name is Katharine Michot. I work for a non profit and have a very flexible schedule which allows me more time to walk dogs. I have grown up with dogs and I am an animal lover. I have two dogs of my own. I love dogs and am very active and will take your pup for long walks if needed. I have a lot of experience pet sitting as well.

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I have owned dogs my whole life, and love to take care and play with them! I used to work at Metairie Small Animal Hospital which primarily cared for dogs. I have rescued 5 dogs of various breeds over the last 15 years or so, and have experience dealing with dogs of various shapes, sizes, and behaviors.

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Dog Walking in Zachary

Zachary is a city of more than 16,000 people in Louisiana, just 16 miles north of Baton Rouge. Known for its charming neighborhoods, great schools, and a variety of shops, restaurants, and businesses, Zachary is a wonderful place to call home, and it's also a pawesome place to live if you're a dog owner! There is a range of recreational activities in Zachary that two and four-legged family members can enjoy, and the warm climate is ideal for spending time outdoors. There are a handful of community parks in Zachary with paths and trails you can walk your leashed dog on, and Zachary even has its own off-leash dog park!

The Zachary Community Dog Park is part of Zachary Community Park, a 43-acre park on the western edge of town. Along with the dog park, Zachary Community Park also has a lake, an outdoor walking loop, a skate park, sports fields, playgrounds, a splash pad, and basketball courts. The dog park is divided into big and little dog sections, and it also has benches, waste disposal items, water stations, and a pavilion. Your pooch can also walk around the other areas of the park with you, but they must be on a leash. 

You and Fido will both fall in love with Zachary in no time!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Zachary

Garden District

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,179 per sq. mi.

Garden District

48

The Garden District community in western Baton Rouge is about 17 miles south of Zachary. It's also where you'll find Raising Cane's Dog Park at City Park, a large dog park with room for all dogs! The park isn't really divided into sections for dogs of different sizes, but if you want your little dog to be away from big dogs, the park is big enough for you to find your own space. There are water hoses throughout the park, and there are also baby pools set up where dogs can cool off on hot days. This dog park is situated next to a family park you can visit as well, but your dog must be on a leash there.

Woodland Ridge

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,164 per sq. mi.

Woodland Ridge

36

Woodland Ridge is a community in eastern Baton Rouge that's less than a half-hour drive from Zachary. Just east of this neighborhood is Forest Community Park. This 116-acre park has playgrounds, sports fields, a splash pad, a lake, and a recreation center. On top of all that, Forest Community Park even has its own dog park! This spacious dog park has big and small dog sections, and the big dog section is equipped with a pavilion. There's also water stations, small plastic pools, benches, and waste disposal items in both sections of the dog park. If you'd like to explore the other areas of the park with your dog, you're welcome to do so if they're kept on a leash.

South Baker

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,090 per sq. mi.

South Baker

24

Baker is a small city in Louisiana with a population of about 14,000 people, and it takes less than 10 minutes to drive there from Zachary. In the southern quadrant of the city, there's a 390-acre park with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Greenwood Community Park has an 18-acre lake for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing, as well as sports fields, a splash pad, walking trails, and even an off-leash dog park! The Greenwood Community Dog Park includes big and small dog sections, as well as water stations, waste disposal stations, benches, and a covered pavilion. There's a waterfront in the park, and you can walk your dog along it on a leash, or take an on-leash walk on the trail as well!

South Baton Rouge

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,017 per sq. mi.

South Baton Rouge

12

South Baton Rouge is less than 30 miles from Zachary. In this area, you'll also find the Burbank Dog Park at Burbank Sports Complex. This six-acre dog park has all of the amenities that make a dog park great, and you and your pooch are both sure to enjoy it! There are separate big and small dog sections, as well as an agility section, and a gated lake entry section where dogs can swim and play fetch! On top of the lake, there's also a doggy swimming pool, so your dog has options if they're fans of swimming. You'll also find fresh drinking water and waste bags, too!

Northeast Baton Rouge

0
Population Density
3,396 per sq. mi.

Northeast Baton Rouge

0

Northeast Baton Rouge is only about ten miles from Zachary, and this is where you can access the Kerry Stamey/Comite Bike Trail! This stunning five-mile trail takes you along the Cypress Bayou and the Comite River, and you're rewarded with scenic views the entire way. Your dog is welcome to join you on your trek, but they must be kept on a leash at all times. There are plenty of hills on the trail and some spots with steep terrain, so be prepared to get a good workout! The trail is open from dawn to dusk, and it's open to bikers too, and they must wear helmets at all times.

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