Dog walking in Capitol Heights

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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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Demetrius GCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hi, I'm Demetrius! What can I say, I LOVE DOGS...I mean I love all animals but dogs are just the top! I've had dogs my entire life, from little fluffy white dogs to muscle bound pit-bulls. My most recent, an English Bulldog named Hollywood, unfortunately passed after 11 amazing years and I'm without a pooch for the moment. I hope you allow me the pleasure of taking care of your important family member while you are at work or away and I will treat him or her as if they were my own!

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John ECapitol Heights, MD 20743

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I am a 35 year dog owner who enjoys interacting, playing and taking care of dogs. I am currently a semi-retired teacher who has taught mathematics for over 30 years. I thoroughly enjoy the outdoors and would love to help take care of your furry family member by providing the exercise and interaction they need. I live with my wife and dog Marlee and have two grown daughters living in the area.

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Miguel ACapitol Heights, MD 20743

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I grew up with dogs. I currently have two little fur babies of my own whom I love to death. When I was in highschool I took care of the neighborhood pets for income. While in grad school in California I was employed by a petsitting program through our student union. I’ve been around animals all my life and I’m very familiar and confident in handling all sizes, temperaments, and breeds.

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Ellen PCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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I love animals and especially dogs! I grew up with a beagle and have been walking dogs for neighbors and family friends since I was in middle school. I have also done pet sitting where I stayed at an owner's house and was completely responsible for their pet's care while they were away. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you and your dog are satisfied!

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Christin SCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hi, my name is Christin! I am an animal lover, with an extra soft spot for dogs of every size and breed. I own a Jack Russell Terrier mix, who has kept me on my toes for the past 10 years. I am always happy to meet a new furry friend!

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Drew LCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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“Love all pups of any breed and size!”

Hello, I am 30 and Currently live in Silver Spring with my wife Kim and our three-year-old terrier Tito. I have taken many dog training courses over my lifetime and love to keep learning. I have always had a dog or two that I take care of and couldn’t imagine life without them! I will treat your pup with the utmost care and safety just as it was my own. I look forward to walking your pup!

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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, Agility training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Christopher SCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Whether it's a walk around the neighborhood or taking a trip to the dog park, I'm always looking forward to my walks. I have experience with walking 50 different breeds of all sizes, and it's a pleasure meeting new pups. The more the merrier. The time I get to spend with a dog, young or not so young, small or not so small, makes the day that much better.

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Antje HCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hi, I’m Antje! I’m a K-5th grade physical education teacher. Although I work with children I also love working with animals. What better way to spend my down time than by being outside with fun and energetic pups!

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Elizabeth VCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hello, I am Elizabeth, I have 2 beautiful German shepherds, Max and Terry. I grow up with pets and they give me experience to deal with very active dogs.

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Tiffany JCapitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hello, I'm Tiffany! I started dog walking and sitting around 10 years ago and have been in love with animals all my life! I just moved back from NC where I was a Veterinary Assistant for a year and loved it. Being a Vet Assistant I have experience with dogs of all sizes and understand the value and importance of excellent animal care and health. As I return back to the DMV area it is my hope to pursue my passion of Art/Entrepreneurship while still making caring for animals a priority in my life! I would love the opportunity to care for your pet giving them the love, fun and exercise that you expect and they deserve! I will make sure that your Wag! experience is an amazing one!

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Dog Walking in Capitol Heights

Capitol Heights is a small town located in Prince George's County, just 8 miles away from Washington. Its proximity to the nation's capital makes it the pawfect place for pups and their parents looking for a less crowded place to lodge. Motel 6 Capitol Heights and La Quinta Inn & Suites both welcome canine guests.

There aren't any veterinary clinics or hospitals in Capitol Heights, but you'll find some nearby in Forestville, District Heights, and, of course, in Washington. Capitol Heights is also home to some furrific parks where you can take a stroll with your leashed dog, as well as a dog-friendly eatery! Sardis Chicken welcomes doggie diners at its outdoor seating area.

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can take your dog to Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, just 12 miles away from Capitol Heights. Here, you can hike along wooded paths, or launch out into the water on a kayak or canoe! No matter where you go in and around Capitol Heights, you and Fido are sure to have tons of fun!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Capitol Heights

Virginia Square

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
25,099 per sq. mi.

Virginia Square

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Capitol Heights doesn’t have its own dog park, but don't fret just yet. Just 12 miles out of town, you'll find Shirlington Dog Park, and your pooch is going to have a ball here! Open from sunrise to sunset, this spacious park offers separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. There are water fountains and plenty of garbage cans so you can clean up after your pup as well. A fun feature of this fenced park is the creek, where doggies can splash around and play with other pups! Make sure you bring towels just in case your buddy gets a little muddy.

South Maryland City

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,314 per sq. mi.

South Maryland City

36

Another pawesome dog park in the area is Maryland City Dog Park, located in South Maryland City. Located around 15 miles away from Capitol Heights, this park provides an enclosed area where your pup can hang out with other dogs and run off-leash. If you have a smaller doggo, there's no need to worry, since there's a separated zone designated for small dogs. Fresh water is available at the park, and there are plenty of benches for the human visitors. The best part about this dog park is that, unlike many dog parks in Maryland, you can enjoy this one completely free! No registration or membership required.

Eisenhower East

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
9,561 per sq. mi.

Eisenhower East

24

Fifteen miles away, across the Potomac River, you'll find the Dog Run Park at Carlyle. The park is located in the Eisenhower East neighborhood of Alexandria and features gravel ground in two separate areas for small and large dogs. Some parts of the park are covered in grass and are perfect for romping around and playing with other pups. Drinking water is provided for thirsty pups, and pet parents have benches where they can relax while they supervise their dogs. There are plenty of trash cans; you'll just need to bring your own doggie bags so you can clean up after your four-legged buddy. 

Landmark Van Dorn

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
11,566 per sq. mi.

Landmark Van Dorn

12

Duke Street Dog Park is approximately 16 miles away from Capitol Heights, and this large, fenced park has lots of things to offer you and Fido! Just make sure you bring your own water, since none is available in the park. There are, however, plenty of toys to play with, as well as a tall and secure fence just in case the big breeds try to join the small puppers. Locals note that parking can be hard to find, though. You'll also have to bring your own poop baggies for cleaning up after your pup. Otherwise, get ready to have a furrific day playing with the local pups here!

North Potomac

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,948 per sq. mi.

North Potomac

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Cabin John Dog Park is a little bit further away from the previously mentioned parks, but the trip is totally worth it! Located in North Potomac, around 28 miles away from Capitol Heights, this park offers separate areas for small and large dogs. There's also plenty of shade at this park, making it the pawfect place to play on a hot day! The ground is mulch, which is great for your pup's paws, but maybe not so great for your car seats. Water and waste bags are provided in the park, so all you have to bring is plenty of energy to play. Outside of the fenced area, you'll find trails that you can walk on if you prefer a leashed experience.