Dog walking in South Boston

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Flexible scheduling

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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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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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Paul VSouth Boston, Boston

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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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Ellie GSouth Boston, Boston

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“A walk a day keeps the vet away!”

Hi! I'm Ellie and the most important fact to know about me is; I love animals! I moved to Natick from California where I was a dog walker for five years. I grew up in rural NY, we always had at least two dogs plus a bunch more critters. I recently graduated from Humboldt State University were I studied wildlife biology so I can help save all the animals. I am a natural with dogs of all sizes, some training experience, lots of energy for walks, and I can't wait to meet your best friend!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training

Jill YSouth Boston, Boston

4.9

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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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Gabrielle SSouth Boston, Boston

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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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Collin MSouth Boston, Boston

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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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Rebekah HSouth Boston, Boston

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Hi, my name is Rebekah. I grew up an animal lover in Maine, I started walking and sitting for my friends’ and neighbors’ pets more than 8 years ago and have loved it ever since! 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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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Service training, Puppy training

Brenda WSouth Boston, Boston

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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 MSouth Boston, Boston

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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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James WSouth Boston, Boston

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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 LSouth Boston, Boston

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“Ethical, Compassionate & Knowledgeable Walker (:”

Hi, there! I’m a 28 y/o professional full-time pet caregiver! I have 7 years of experience handling pets individually, and through different companies. I take my work very seriously and strive to always provide optimal care, compassion, ethical treatment and safety for each and every dog I meet. I enjoy working with all breeds, ages, disabilities and levels of energy. It is my duty to always treat pets with kindness and patience, as well as abide by owners’ requests! Thank you for choosing me!

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Dog Walking in South Boston

Nicknamed “Southie,” South Boston is a growing neighborhood in Massachusetts. This neighborhood has a heritage of Irish-American culture and a historical Revolutionary War marker. Since the neighborhood is still evolving, most dog friendly activities are located just outside this beautiful waterfront neighborhood.

Within twenty miles of South Boston, dog-friendly activities flourish in neighboring towns. Restaurants, for one, line the neighboring areas of Boston, creating a warm inviting environment for all dogs and their hungry owners. Boston is home to two of the highest-rated, dog-friendly restaurants in Massachusetts: Blunch and Wired Puppy. Blunch specializes in brunch foods, but also provides dog biscuits for your beloved pooch to munch on while you are enjoying your meal. Wired Puppy is your typical coffee shop, but with extra bonuses. Wired Puppy allows you not only to let your dog lounge outside with you on the patio, but inside as well! On top of that perk, Wired Puppy serves some of the best coffee and muffins around! Nearby in Everett, the local dog-friendly brewery is a sure hit with locals. With more than a dozen beer brands to choose from, you can either relax and enjoy a few with Fido by your side, or take the beer of your choice to go.

South Boston has several affordable lodging accommodations that allow dogs at discounted rates. Other dog-friendly activities such as dog parks are available, as well as other pet services, so your pal will have everything he needs while he’s here.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in South Boston

Nahant

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,740 per sq. mi.

Nahant

48

Nahant is home to a beautiful doggy beach. With soft sandy shores and crystal water to frolic in, Nahant Doggy Beach will leave your dog’s tail wagging for sure. All dogs are asked to be leashed, but this fun beach paradise is a pawfect distance from South Boston at 45 minutes. Why not relax in the sand, walk along the shoreline and pick up shells, or cool off in the gentle waves of Nahant with your fur-legged best friend beside you? To top it off, the lovely Nahant Dog Beach is highly recommended by past beach goers due to its cleanliness and friendly atmosphere!

Weymouth

36
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
3,174 per sq. mi.

Weymouth

36

Weymouth, Massachusetts is estimated to be around 30 minutes from South Boston. With two dog parks to choose from, Weymouth will make your dog's eyes sparkle with excitement. One of the parks, Stodder's Neck, is surrounded by three small bodies of water and a rock wall. The park offers several trails and woods to explore and exercise with Fido. The park spreads a ride range of bowls throughout the area so dogs can stay hydrated and happy. Dogs may feel free to swim and play with other park dogs in the water and frolic through the fields as long as they want. 

Boston

24
Dog Parks
8 parks

Population Density
13,903 per sq. mi.

Boston

24

Boston, Massachusetts is only 15 minutes from South Boston, and is home to numerous dog-friendly activities. Boston has 8 different dog parks, 2 dog-friendly beaches, 4 hiking trails, 8 pet-friendly stores, 2 water-based activities, and one tour! Whew, got all that? The dog parks are equipped with the luxuries all dogs and their owners deserve, including inside areas, agility equipment, fenced areas, pathways, open grassy fields, waste disposal areas, and water stations. The only problem you should have when venturing to Boston is deciding where to go to first! Numerous boutiques and bakeries allow your four-legged best friend to join you inside for the fun, too.

Weston

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
650 per sq. mi.

Weston

12

Weston is a beautiful city that is less than 40 minutes from South Boston, and is known for its warm welcoming environment. Weston's local hiking trail called Cat Rock Park is rated five dog bones amongst local hikers. With wooded trails and a swimming pond, Cat Rock Park is your dog's utopian dream destination. Your dog is more than welcomed to romp off-leash with fellow four-legged companions. The park is spacious enough that park goers can spread out and enjoy optimal exercise. With the beautiful wildlife scenery to admire and explore through, this hiking trail definitely receives two paws up!

Stoneham

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,200 per sq. mi.

Stoneham

0

Stoneham is a 40-minute drive from South Boston, but is well worth the commute. Offering a variety of different terrains, the beautiful Sheepfold Park in Stoneham has something to suit everyone. With small bodies of water, nice woodland areas, and vast open fields, Sheepfold could be your next happy place. Your fur baby is asked to remain on-leash when walking the trails, but that’s okay, because by your side is your dog's favorite place to be! However, there is a designated off-leash area where acres of grassy fields are available for your beloved pet to romp off-leash with other dogs.