Dog walking in Needham Heights

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Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Sarah KNeedham Heights, Needham

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I love dogs! I have experience with all sizes from XS Pomeranians to XL St. Bernard’s and Newfies, and everything in between. I'm a very active surfer, yogi, and hiker all over New England and love being out in the elements, including rain and snow. I spend a lot of time at the beach in any weather! I also work at South Boston Animal Hospital-you may have seen me behind the front desk. I would love to take your pup with me on a safe and fun adventure around the neighborhood!

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Gabrielle SNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hi there! My name is Gabbi! I'm a Boston native and I've loved animals my whole life. Being able to work with dogs is a dream of mine, so I'll always make sure your best friend is well taken care of!

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Rebekah HNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hi, my name is Rebekah. I grew up an animal lover in Maine, where I enjoyed living with a Blue Heeler/Sheppard mix named Sitka. I started walking and sitting for my friends’ and neighbors’ pets more than 5 years ago and have loved it ever since! Recently I’ve moved to Boston and am excited to be back in the area. I have experience with dogs of all sizes and ages. As an outdoorsy, active person, I’d love to meet your best friend and take them out for some fun and exciting exercise! I know each pup is as unique as they are loved, and I can’t wait to provide you both with the caring Wag! experience.

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Brenda WNeedham Heights, Needham

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“Never met a dog I didn't love ❤”

I have been a lover of animals my whole life . Been dog sitting for friends the last 20 years . I consider myself to be a very dependable respon person who will give your dog the love and care it deserves.

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Aidan FNeedham Heights, Needham

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“my strengths are distance care and being thorough!”

Hi, my name is Aidan. When I was little I had a black lab named Satch that I loved very much, and that has shown me the joy of caring for animals.I have experience in college caring for dogs in multiple situations and am confident in my abiility to adapt to the needs of individual dogs. I am also a very active person and am excited to take your dogs on very thorough walks! Also, I am a photography graduate from MCAD have experience taking pictures of dogs. Can't wait to meet you and your dogs!

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Juliana RNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hi! My name is Juliana! I'm at FT student at ODU. I grew up with a Poodle, and have lived with and cared for other breeds of different sizes and ages. I am a fur mommy to 2 Pits. I very much enjoy exercising and being outside. Since I'm a very active person, I would love have the opportunity to take your dog on many fun filled walks! As well as a relaxed walk through the neighborhood. I will treat your baby as if they were my own! I look forward to meeting you & your dog! (:

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Collin MNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hi! I am a very active person who loves the outdoors. I'm an avid runner and also enjoy hiking, backpacking, tennis, cooking, and travel. I look forward to getting to know you and your dog!

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Rafael HNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hey there! I'm Rafael. I have owned and taken care of both small and large dogs my entire life, from Jack Russel Terriers to American Pit Bulls, I have experience with them all!! I am good at reading dog behavior and what they want and how they are feeling. Caring for dogs is my great passion in life and I can not wait to meet yours!!!

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Kia MNeedham Heights, Needham

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Hi! My name is Kia and I'm originally from Long Island where I have a high- energy wheaten terrier named Roxy. I loved walking with her and with many other neighborhood dogs that I took care of throughout the years. I'm very excited to meet you and your dog!

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Miriam LNeedham Heights, Needham

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“Compassionate, caring, experienced caregiver”

**I have been tested negative for Covid-19** Hello! My name is Miriam, I am 27, an enthusiastic dog lover, as well as self-employed dog sitter, boarder, walker and trainer! I have had a loyal client base in the greater Boston area for the past several years that has only been growing, which I am so grateful for. I strive to provide optimal care and safety for each and every dog!

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Dog Walking in Needham Heights

Needham Heights is a northern neighborhood of Needham, a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The neighborhood is set in close proximity to recreation areas, as well as to the commercial center in downtown Needham, which offers a range of pet-friendly eateries and a few public parks for on-leash walkies. Needham Heights is also home to two veterinary clinics, so you won't even have to travel out of the borough to find quality vet care.

Needham Memorial Park is the closest historic spot to visit with Fido for a brief walk along shaded hiking trails. However, there are more comfortable and interesting places to spend a weekend or a day off exploring nature and watching wild animals in their natural habitat. Cutler Park Reservation is a state park with wetlands, marsh and a lake -- a perfect spot to take Fido for bird-watching in a quiet area. Fishing, hiking, and canoeing are also available, but just remember to keep your pooch on a leash. 

Take Fido for a doggie dinner date in Needham downtown! Petite Robert Bistro is a cozy authentic cafe with a friendly staff and French cuisine served at the outdoor tables.

Needham Heights is the pawfect place for dog owners to live or visit!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Needham Heights

Noanet Woodlands

48
Population Density
179 per sq. mi.

Noanet Woodlands

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Noanet Woodlands, in the eastern part of Dover, Massachusetts, is a huge wooded preserve featuring about 17 miles of hiking trails leading through gorgeous wilderness. The preserve is also a great spot for bird-watching. This is a public park, and your brave explorer should stay on their leash while accompanying you on the walking trails here. Not surprisingly, this place is extremely popular among locals! You may be stunned at how many dogs and owners you will find on Noanet Peak if you decide to conquer this crest with your buddy. Don't forget to take a selfie from the top!

Chestnut Hill

36
Population Density
4,565 per sq. mi.

Chestnut Hill

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Located not far from the Boston College area in Newton, Massachusetts, Chestnut Hill is an eastern neighborhood less than 6 miles from downtown. You won't be able to resist the New England allure of the neighborhood, which offers a few amazing spots to bring Fido. Don't miss Chestnut Hill Reservoir, an awesome place with quiet surroundings, picturesque views, and plenty of walking trails to explore. Since it's connected to the public recreation area, pooches should stay on-leash at all times. Craving a sweet treat after all that exploring? Head to White Mountain Creamery! The shop sells dozens of sweets, and the staff will be happy to welcome your leashed pup inside the building.

Brighton

24
Population Density
17,389 per sq. mi.

Brighton

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Brighton is a Boston neighborhood located in the northwestern region of the city, just a few miles away from the borough of Newton Corner.  There are several recreation areas in the heart of Brighton, but the coolest spot is Rogers Park, a marvelous dog park dedicated entirely to canines and their loyal owners. Even though it is a public park, you will meet plenty of other dog owners enjoying their day out with their pups, playing fetch and showing off their dogs' cool tricks. Be sure to join the pack so Fido can show off and sniff out some new friends.

Aspinwall Hill

12
Population Density
13,824 per sq. mi.

Aspinwall Hill

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A Brookline neighborhood, Aspinwall Hill is a nice but rather busy place, with a bustling commercial area and lots of traffic near Beacon and Washington streets. According to Brookline's leash laws, pooches are welcome to go wild off-leash in the public parks from dawn to 9 am. If you have a buddy who would prefer a good run to a good sleep, enjoy the small but well-shaded area of Schick Park. The park is fenced and has benches -- however, it does not have drinking water facilities, so you'll need to bring some. Want more playtime? Jean Waldstein Playground is another nice public park with off-leash policies for mutts before 9 am.

Emerson Gardens

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Population Density
33,015 per sq. mi.

Emerson Gardens

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Emerson Gardens is one of the central neighborhoods in Brookline with a super busy commercial area and a variety of eateries. It's also home to a few public recreation spots, which are effectively dog parks early in the morning! According to Brookline’s Green Dog Park Program, the public parks become a great place to play off-leash with Fido and burn some energy! However, the timing is a bit unusual -- dogs are allowed off-leash from dawn to 9 am. If you have a morning person (or pup!) with you, do check out Emerson Gardens, a public park with an extensive playground, shade, benches and lots of room to run. Then, head to Daniel F. Ford Park for more off-leash fun!