Dog walking in West Newton

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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 KWest Newton, 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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Gabrielle SWest Newton, Newton

4.9

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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 HWest Newton, Newton

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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 WWest Newton, Newton

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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 FWest Newton, Newton

4.9

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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 RWest Newton, Newton

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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 MWest Newton, Newton

4.9

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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 HWest Newton, Newton

4.9

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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 MWest Newton, 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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Miriam LWest Newton, 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 Walking in West Newton

West Newton is a small area in the larger city of Newton, Massachusetts. You won’t find any vet clinics here, but Newton itself has four, and the surrounding areas have several. If you’re looking for a puptastic time in West Newton, you can always check out Wellington Park, a local favorite for sporting areas, walking paths, and beautiful greenery. Your leashed pup is welcome!

For some more furrific fun, you’ll want to travel just a few miles outside of West Newton, which is less than a 20-minute drive from Boston! Even on the way to Boston, there’s plenty to do if you stop in places like Allston or Brookline. In Allston, visit Mansfield Street Dog Park, a puptacular outdoor area for running, playing and socializing. In Brookline, you’ll have tons of parks to choose from, like Margaret E. Robinson Playground, a public park with designated off-leash hours.

In Boston, your options are virtually endless! Take a City Water Taxi with your pooch, which lets you travel between Boston piers water-style. Visit Boston Common, the city’s most famous outdoor space, for your dog to play in the off-leash area. And, you can even take Rover on the Freedom Trail for some historic fun. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in West Newton

Harvard Avenue

48
Dog Parks
4 parks

Population Density
23,860 per sq. mi.

Harvard Avenue

48

If you’re looking for dog parks galore, you’ll want to visit Harvard Avenue, a neighborhood in Brookline, MA that’s about nine miles from West Newton. This neighborhood has four parks meant for dogs to have fun in the great outdoors. At Emerson Garden, your pooch can play off his leash during designated hours, from dawn to 9 a.m. Griggs Park and Lotta Bradburn Shick Park also have designated off-leash hours for pups. But all three parks also allow your leashed dog to play any time of day – just clean up after him! Or, head to Brookline Avenue Playground, a designated dog park that’s fully-fenced for off-leash fun.

Longwood

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
20,604 per sq. mi.

Longwood

36

Just over nine miles from West Newton is the Longwood neighborhood of Brookline, MA. Right on the outskirts of Boston and practically next to Fenway Park, this pawesome neighborhood is one you won’t want to miss. First, stop at Amory Playground, a public park that offers designated off-leash hours for some furrific fun. You can also visit some dog-friendly restaurants located right near the Charles River, like Otto, serving up pizzas and other Italian favorites. Or, head to Sunset Cantina, a local favorite in the summer with its large outdoor seating area and delicious margaritas. Your favorite pooch is welcome to pull up a seat next to you outside.

North Brighton

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,191 per sq. mi.

North Brighton

24

North Brighton in Brighton, MA is just about 7.7 miles from West Newton. This furrific neighborhood has two incredible parks that your four-legged friend will go mutts for. Rogers Park is one of them, a public park that allows dogs on their leashes to walk, run, and play with their owners. Or, if you want a park that’s made just for doggies, take your pup to Hunnewell Park. This fenced area has beautiful grass for dogs to play in, and offers just the right amount of space for a day of exercise and fun. If you’re hungry, head to Dash Café, which offers outdoor seating for you and a fuzzy friend.

Bemis

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
7,686 per sq. mi.

Bemis

12

Bemis in Watertown, MA is just over two miles from West Newton. You and your dog will love the puptastic Watertown Dog Park in this neighborhood. It’s small, but cozy, and has full fencing around its perimeter to keep your little runner safe. Also in the neighborhood is Wild Willy’s, one of Watertown’s most popular spots for American foods you crave, from burgers and fries to salads and chili! The restaurant allows dogs to join their owners at the outdoor tables. Or, visit Branch Line, an Italian bistro that offers an upscale dining experience and has outdoor tables for you and your pooch. 

Cedarwood

0
Population Density
1,072 per sq. mi.

Cedarwood

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Only 6.4 miles from West Newton, MA is the Cedarwood neighborhood of Waltham, MA. This area is located only a few miles from Boston and is a good place to stop for a bite to eat with your furry friend. Here, you can choose from several pawesome restaurants that allow dogs to dine with their owners, like Taqueria Mexico, an excellent place to eat some authentic Mexican fare. Lizzy’s Ice Cream is also here, providing you and your pup a terrific place to grab some yummy homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors at one of the outdoor paw-friendly tables.