Dog walking in Reading

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Shanna BReading, MA

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Hi there, I'm Shanna! I have loved having dogs around me all my life, from one grandmother's obedience show dogs to the other grandmother's many adopted strays to the rescued Boxer who was my best friend as a kid, to the goofy fluffball spaniel back home in NH who shuns me whenever I pack to come back to Boston. I personally took both of my dogs through obedience training classes, and worked as a walker and sitter for neighbors for several years. I have been a pet sitter for oodles of other animals, from cats to chickens, and have several years of equestrian work and training experience as well. I can't have a dog with my current work schedule and apartment, so helping your furry friend get some exercise will be a wonderful way for me to get some canine companionship! I can't wait to meet your dog!

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Paul VReading, MA

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Hi, My name is Paul and I have had rescued three dogs since 1997. I had a large Bull Mastiff / St. Bernard mix named Veego that passed away at around 15 in 2012. I have had a German Shepherd since 2005, Honey is currently 14 years old. I have also had a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Ben since 2007 that is about to be ten. I have pet sat for lots of friends in the past. Pitbulls, Rotweiller, Labradors, Boxer, Pug, Chihuahuas, French Bulldog, and a few Terriers. Seeing any dog always puts a smile on my face, from abandoned rescues to show dogs. I enjoy learning their unique personalities and quirks. I will treat your dog (and home) like I do my own, with love and care. I've also been vegetarian / vegan for over 25 years and like to stay active. Reliable transportation for North Shore and Boston.

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Jill YReading, MA

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Hi my name is Jill and I am the proud owner of an English Bulldog, Queen Cookie. I recently moved to Boston and Queen Cookie is living back home in CT with her Grama. I miss walking my furry companion and figured WAG was a great way to fill that void. I am comfortable walying dogs from 10 pounds to 120 pounds and can not wait to meet your fur baby!

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Rebekah HReading, MA

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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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Collin MReading, MA

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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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Brenda WReading, MA

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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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Elliott MReading, MA

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Hi, I grew in a house with two corgis and a Labrador. I currently do not have a dog but love their company. I have worked as a dog walker before, and i’m excited to meet new dogs in my neighborhood. I’m looking forward to meeting your dog!

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Aidan FReading, MA

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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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James WReading, MA

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I grew up with a Shetland Sheepdog/Collie mix and a Samoyed. In addition I love all animals. When I travel, I make a point to go the the local zoo, if one exists, and pet shops. Also, I lived overseas for twenty years, so I have learned to adapt to all kinds of new circumstances, conditions, surprises etc. Finally, I am conscientious, responsible, honest and reliable.

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Miriam LReading, MA

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“Dog Walking, Training and Behavior Expert”

Hello! My name is Miriam and I am an enthusiastic 28-year-old who has had the privilege of working for a loyal client base in the greater Boston area for the past several years, which I am so grateful for. I take my work very seriously and strive to provide optimal care, treatment and safety for every dog! Please feel free to message me for any requests or further inquiries!

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Dog Walking in Reading

Named after the British city, Reading, Massachusetts is a small, but strong community in Middlesex County and a great place to catch a breath of fresh air on your way to the state's metropolises. The close proximity of central Boston, which is located about 12 miles north, means you and Fido have plenty of recreation areas and dog-friendly places to explore nearby. You won't need to travel out of town to find quality vet care, though; there are four veterinary clinics here to keep your pup in tip-top shape, and plenty more in the surrounding areas.

If you would rather spend some time exploring nature instead of busy downtown areas, head to Reading Town Forest. This is a huge natural oasis with more than 300 acres of green space and trails for walking, hiking, and biking. Leashed dogs are very welcome here!

If you do want to see the city center, you can still enjoy some green space at Memorial Park with your leashed pooch before sharing a slice at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza. Your dog will need to be on a leash while you chow down at the outdoor seating area.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Reading

Main Street South

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,377 per sq. mi.

Main Street South

48

Wilmington is the closest neighbor of Reading. This small, quaint town doesn't have many tourist attractions, but it does feature a great dog park right on Main Street. Wilmington Dog Park is a cool off-leash facility with lots of space to run and tennis balls to throw! Join the friendly company of the locals and “regulars” (as they would call themselves), and watch your pup socialize and have fun with some new canine companions. The park is surrounded by trails where you can also enjoy a nice leashed walk after all that playing!

Salem Street North

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,720 per sq. mi.

Salem Street North

36

Salem Street is home to a few convenient amenities for dog owners, including shops and a dog playground provided by Pet Pals of Winchester. This city boarding facility helps pooches and their owners have fun together, whether you're on the go or just don't have a big yard to let your pup roam and run off-leash. The dog park is fully fenced, has plenty of space, and pleasant grass cover suitable for sensitive paws. Your pooch is welcome to meet and play with the local pups in one of two areas for small and large hounds.

Wyoming

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
7,321 per sq. mi.

Wyoming

24

Wyoming, a central neighborhood of Melrose, is the perfect place to visit with your pup. It's home to Melrose Dog Park, which provides easy access to Ell Pond and multiple walking trails stretching along the shoreline! The dog park has plenty of space and two sections for small and large pooches to play safely and separately. Each section is covered in wood chips and features doggy drinking fountains and benches for humans. After you're finished playing, relax at one of the outdoor tables (some with umbrellas!) at D’Amici’s Bakery, where you can savor a delicious dessert. (Be sure to bring dog-safe treats for when your pooch pulls those puppy dog eyes!)

Middlesex Fells Reservation

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
983 per sq. mi.

Middlesex Fells Reservation

12

Middlesex Fells Reservation is a breathtakingly beautiful nature area that's the pawfect place for adventure. This huge recreation area will steal your heart immediately, and make your pup beg you to bring him back someday! Featuring about 2,500 acres of nature -- complete with hiking trails, ponds, lakes, a local zoo and a dog walking area -- this park is a green oasis between Melrose and Winchester. You and Fido will love exploring the landscape of rocky hills and meadows, the cool forests and ponds, and the off-leash Sheepfold Dog Park, a fenced place for pups with access to the water for a splashin' good time!

West Danvers

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,154 per sq. mi.

West Danvers

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The western part of Danvers is bordered by I-95, and provides a variety of public parks to explore with a leashed pooch. The real gem, though, is Danvers Dog Park, where your mutt can go dog wild off-leash! Located right next to Endicott Park and near the Curtis Way roundabout, this fenced dog park is a great place to visit in the morning for daily exercise and training. The area is covered in gravel and has some seating for humans, but drinking water facilities only operate seasonally. You can always grab a drink at one of the three outdoor tables at Nik’s Giovannis, a pet-friendly café with salads, kebabs, and a variety of beverages.