Dog walking in Worcester

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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

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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Angela VWorcester, MA

5.0

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“For the love of dogs”

My name is Angela. I love animals and I have been walking dogs and pet sitting for the last few years. I have a two-year-old German Shepherd named Rangeley and two American short-haired cats. I am very reliable, flexible, and I want to create a comfortable environment for you and your pets! I also do pet sittings and boardings. I will provide frequent updates. I look forward to working with you & your pets.

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Timothy PWorcester, MA

4.9

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“It’s a good day for a walk!”

I have two dogs of my own and I’ve always had dogs dating back to my childhood. My partner is a vet technician and we actually came together over our love of dogs. My career allows me to work from home and I have a good amount of free time, which is why walking dogs is perfectly suited for me.

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

Alexandria PWorcester, MA

4.9

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“Fear free certified veterinary technician”

I am a veterinary technician in a very busy emergency/critical care department. I absolutely love caring for sick and injured animals. I have been walking dogs for a few years and find it to be enjoyable and relaxing for both of us. I am fear free certified which means I am always aware of your pets fear, anxiety and stress and will work to reduce that. I’m also RECOVER BLS and ALS CPR certified.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Christine SWorcester, MA

4.9

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“Caring, compassionate and experienced in pet care!”

Hi! My name is Christine and I am your friendly neighborhood dog walker. I personally have 2 dogs; a loveable pit bull and a sassy long-haired chihuahua. I have a 7-year old daughter and I'm going to school to be a nurse at Quinsigamond Community College. I was a groomer for 12 years and went to Becker College for my veterinary science degree. I enjoy working for Wag! because I love being outdoors and meeting new dogs. I can't wait for your dogs to become a part of my family, too! ♥️♥️♥️

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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

Megan TWorcester, MA

4.9

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Hi! I’m Megan. I recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. I do not currently own a dog but I had one growing up since I was 7. Not to mention all the family/friend’s pups I have always been surrounded by, including dogs of all sizes and ages. I am an active person and can match your dog’s energy on any walk. I am very friendly and loving with dogs as well as patient and adaptive to all personality types.

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

Julie GWorcester, MA

4.9

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“Doggy Suite with Fenced in yard”

I’ve been around dogs all my life. I currently have dogs myself and during my free time, I like to take care of other dogs. I’m very good at reading dogs, so if they seem a little tired, I take it a little slower. If they like a little more fast-paced, I take it a little faster. Your dog will be in good hands with me, I promise!

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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

Maja LWorcester, MA

4.9

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“Barks and wags 4 paw service”

My name is Maja I own a beautiful and sweet American Staffordshire Terrier. I love dogs large and small. I've cared for dogs and cats for many years and always put their safety first. I look forward to meeting your fur babies!

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Puppy care

Rafaella SWorcester, MA

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“3rd year vet student who loves Chihuahuas”

Hello! My name is Rafaella and I am currently a vet student. Outside of school, I have worked in animal hospitals as a vet assistant and have volunteered at multiple spay/neuter clinics. I have a little Chihuahua named Bella and so have a soft spot for the smaller dogs, but I love all breeds of dogs. I can’t wait to meet your own munchkin soon!

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Marcia BWorcester, MA

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I have taken care of dogs for 30 years. I spoil and love the dogs in my care.My mom was dog breeder. I did dog shows, when I was young.My mom also, boarded dogs at our home. I took care of the dogs and clean the dog kennels I have seen many puppies born. I get alot of joy, taking care of precious dogs. I have taken care of huge dogs, medium dogs and tiny dogs. I also taken care, of dogs with anxiety. Your dog will be loved in my care.I have the best job ever. Blessed to take care of sweet dogs.

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Hector CWorcester, MA

4.8

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Hi my name is Hector! I was born and raised in the Boston area. I now live in Dedham and I'm a dog lover ever since I was a kid. I enjoy going on runs in the morning and hiking and sending time with my family.I’m very excited to be a part of the wag! family and look forward to loving and caring for your pets.

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Dog Walking in Worcester

Worcester, Massachusetts was founded in 1673 and was named after Worcester, England. It is also the second biggest city in New England after Boston. The nickname “City of the Seven Hills” came from the hills of Hancock, Bancroft, Newton, Green, Chandler, Sagatabscot, and College Hill. Of course, there are more than seven hills in town, but these are the seven that have made the city famous. Also, over 41,000 dogs live in Worcester and there are so many dog-friendly things to do it would be a shame not to bring Fido when you visit.

Boynton Dog Park on Mower Street is the best dog park in Worcester. Beautiful flowered fields, forest, brooks, ponds, and about 10 miles of easy to moderate trails to get your exercise on. There are also benches and restrooms, water fountains, and even a playground for the kids. The people are friendly, and the dogs are fun.

Tufts Farm Field at the School of Veterinary Medicine has 60 acres where you can walk your pups and 5 acres of fenced area for dogs to play off-leash. There is tons of room to frolic, run, sprint, or whatever you want to do with Fido, and always at least a few dogs to play with. Be sure to bring some towels and extra water to wash Fido off before you get back in the car.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Worcester

U of Mass Medical School/Lake Lane Neighborhood

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,885 per sq. mi.

U of Mass Medical School/Lake Lane Neighborhood

48

Green Hill Park is located in this rare, quieter neighborhood of Worcester and is itself is a huge attraction. The park is located close to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and is the largest in Worcester, with over 480 acres to explore. It features the Massachusetts’ Vietnam War Memorial, a children’s playground, and plenty of trails for walking and exploring with your pup. Leashed dogs are welcome. The neighborhood also contains Fuzzy Pants Pet Shop, a wonderland of dog daycare, grooming, specialized dog food, and more!

Newton Square

36
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
15,200 per sq. mi.

Newton Square

36

Newton Square contains some of the oldest parks around. Elm Park was purchased in 1854 for public use, making it one of the oldest parks in the United States. It’s equipped with benches, tables, and walking trails, and welcomes on-leash dogs. If you’ve warmed up at Elm Park and you want something more challenging, undertake a five minute walk from Elm Park to Newton Hill. The steep hill has several trails of varying intensities built into the side. It’s perfect for those looking to challenge their endurance and gradually increase it, whether they walk on four legs or two.


Beaver Brook

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
21,000 per sq. mi.

Beaver Brook

24

Beaver Brook Park in Beaver Brook, Worcester, is a neighborhood gem. The local park is filled to the brim with activities for kids and adults, and is typically busy owing to the several population booms the neighborhood has undergone. While not a park to head to if you’re dreaming of quiet reflection in nature, Beaver Brook Park is great for when you need to tire your pup out right now. All the sights, sounds, and smells make even a short walk an intense sensory experience for dogs, relieving boredom and stress in a short period of time.

Columbus Park

12
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
6,530 per sq. mi.

Columbus Park

12

Columbus Park features two attractions for dog walking adventures. The first is Columbus Park itself, the public space from which the neighborhood takes its name. Columbus Park is picturesque, with walking paths, a foot bridge to the beach (it borders Coe’s Reservoir), and plenty of benches for amazing views of the sunset. If you want something a little more rugged and less manicured, head just to the west to Coe’s Reservoir Conservation Restriction, a wilder, less tamed space for leashed dog walking or off-leash swimming. Both offer amazing views and space to stretch your legs.

West Side

1
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
7,900 per sq. mi.

West Side

1

West Side in Worcester claims Hadwen Arboretum, a public space owned and maintained by Clark University. The Arboretum is a leashed-only dog walking zone that harbors some trees and plants over a century old. Hadwen cultivates more than forty kinds of plants. Though not a physically large space, the creative planting and trails of this Arboretum give it the feeling of a much larger space. Visit on a lunch break or take a morning to examine all the university has preserved here.