Dog walking in Newtonville

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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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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Sarah KNewtonville, Newton

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

Karen SNewtonville, Newton

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“The road to my heart is paved with paw prints...”

I am a freelance filmmaker by day and an animal lover 24 hours a day! I have considered veterinary studies in the past but being overseas at the time made it impractical, as such studies weren't available in the region. I love the outdoors and exercising too. So it would be great to do so with the best of companions!

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

Gabrielle SNewtonville, Newton

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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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Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Aidan FNewtonville, Newton

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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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Elaina LNewtonville, Newton

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Hi, I'm Elaina. I'm an animal lover that loves going for walks with dogs to get them out of the house for fresh air and exercise. I believe it’s so important to make sure they are well taken care of and happy. Looking forward to meeting your dog!

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Stephanie CNewtonville, Newton

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“Caring dog lover! Your dogs will have a blast :)”

Hi! I’m Stephanie and it’s greet to meet you and your pup! I’ve been around dogs my entire life and have taken care of my childhood dogs. I have experience in dog training and I’m currently in school full time to become a veterinary technician. I can’t wait to meet your pup and take care of them. I’m comfortable with all breeds and different age groups. I can’t wait to give your pup the best walk ever!

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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

Gabriel KNewtonville, Newton

4.96

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Hi! I'm a professional dog walker with eight years of experience. I'm bonded and insured, as well as reliable. I have references available from clients, many of whom I've walked for the entire time I've been in business. I'm a Tufts grad and an artist on the side. I have my own dog as well, so I'm familiar with the details of caring for dogs. I understand the love you have for your dog, and I treat them as I would my own. I have a lot of experience with different dogs with their own specific needs. I have experience with shy or aggressive dogs, or dogs that need special care or medications.

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Kia MNewtonville, Newton

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

Brenda WNewtonville, Newton

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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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Miriam LNewtonville, Newton

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

Dog Walking in Newtonville

Head on up to The Codfish State for a pawsome time exploring the populous suburbs and towns surrounding the state’s coastal capital of Boston. The neighborhood of Newtonville is one of thirteen that makes up the town of Newton, and welcomes all pups of every size, breed, and color to join in on all the fun! Don’t have too much fun though, or your pooch might need a visit to one of the six veterinarians located in Newtonville and the surrounding neighborhoods in the greater Newton area.

Whiff and woof your way into the heart of Newtonville to dig up some freshly-prepared baked goods at the Great Harvest Bread. Enjoy a hot cinnamon roll or a cheddar bacon scone at one of their pup-furiendly outdoor tables. You’ll have to tie up Fido while you order inside, but don’t be gone for too long, otherwise your pup will think you’re hogging all the bacon yourself!

Join other dog walkers at Newtonville’s pawpular Edmands Park for miles of naturally-preserved forests, unpaved paths and walking trails. Dog owners beware: Heed the “leash law” in the park, or else you might just end up with a $50 fine for allowing your pup some extra leeway (ruh-roh!).

So what are you waiting for? Newtonville, Massachusetts is waiting for your visit with your favorite four-legged pawtner!   

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Newtonville

Newton Centre Station

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,608 per sq. mi.

Newton Centre Station

48

Wag your way to the Newtown Town Center neighborhood in Newton to let Fido run free off-leash at the Cold Spring Park. Locals are often seen bringing a hot cup of coffee in the morning to chat with fellow dog lovers while their pups make a dozen new friends in this furiendly park! If there’s no one to make friends with, you and pup can head deeper inside the park to hike the woody trails. Woof down a cone at J P Licks Ice Cream and don’t forget to order the “Cow Paws” special for your pup while he waits outside.

Woodland Heath

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,117 per sq. mi.

Woodland Heath

36

Visit the Woodland Heath neighborhood in the village of Chestnut Hill for a barktastic time with Fido at the Soule Recreation Centre. This recreational greenspace offers pups a furiendly dog park to roam and romp around with other playful canines. Make sure to come early with your pup to enjoy the park’s off-leash policy between dawn and 9 am! Also, as this dog park is non-fenced, make sure to keep voice control over your pooch so he doesn’t wander off too far. When it’s time to leash up, continue to explore the park’s multi-sport athletic fields, playground, and pup-friendly walking trails!

Hunnewell Hill

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,707 per sq. mi.

Hunnewell Hill

24

Wag your way to the Hunnewell Hill neighborhood in northeastern Newton for a barking good time at Hunnewell Park. Featuring a 4.6 acres of grassy meadows, softball and soccer fields, and best of all, a huge dog park! Let Fido run free off-leash in this fully-fenced park where he is sure to make new pals. The park is half shaded by the wooded forest surrounding the field and there are benches where humans can relax and chat about their furkids! Tip: Bring extra doggie waste bags and a backup water bottle for Fido since there is no water fountain.

Watertown

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
9,244 per sq. mi.

Watertown

12

Head to the Watertown Dog Park at How Park in the Watertown neighborhood for a woofderful day out! Pawpularly known as one of Watertown Town's largest and cleanest dog parks, this park proudly boasts it’s fully-fenced greenspace where pups can romp, bark, and roll around at liberty. Dog owners love the shaded benches, on-site water and extra doggie waste bags available, although it’s wise to take some extra bags just in case they run out. Grab a spot at the nearby Wild Willy’s to sink your canines into handmade, juicy Angus burgers while you lick up an old fashioned root beer float. Mmm!

South Side

0
Population Density
5,397 per sq. mi.

South Side

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Once you’re both pooped from visiting all the pawks and trails, sniff out a tasty treat to enjoy on a warm summer day. Northwest of Newtonville is the South Side neighborhood in Newton where you can woof down creamy favorites at Lizzy’s Ice Cream! Homemade with love, one trip to Lizzy’s and you’ll be begging for more (sorry pups, no special doggie desserts this time). Head next door to grab a hearty meal at the Paisano Restaurant for a delicious menu featuring Mexican and Guatemalan cuisine. Order the ceviche and chow down on the pup-friendly patio seating!