Dog walking in Dayton

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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 GDayton, MD 21036

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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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Ellen PDayton, MD 21036

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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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Louis SDayton, MD 21036

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Hello, I'm Louis! I grew up in Maryland with a beagle named Milo and currently have a Shiba Inu named Thor. I started dog walking for my neighbors since i was 14 yrs old and I've enjoyed it ever since. I enjoy meeting new dogs and getting to know them, as I know that every dog is different. I will make sure to provide you with the best Wag! experience possible and make sure your dog is loved and taken care for.

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Christin SDayton, MD 21036

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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 LDayton, MD 21036

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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 SDayton, MD 21036

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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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Debra KDayton, MD 21036

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“We’ll Keep Their Tails Waggin”

I am a high energy individual who loves animals. I enjoy walking, nature, and spending time with tail waggers..Previously attended a 12 week dog obedience training program. Dog Sense covered obedience commands, good manners and problem behaviors. I have owned pets in the past which provided experience with basic handling and training I live in a single family home with a large fenced in back yard in the suburbs. I would appreciate the opportunity to hang-out with your fur baby! Thank you.

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

Jason RDayton, MD 21036

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“They call me the dog whisperer all dogs welcome”

I am a responsible caring dog walker and sitter with 15+ years of experience. I will treat all dogs as if they were my own and give them all the love and cuddles they can handle while also being stern when neccesary. I have been called a dog whisperer because i havent really met a dog that didnt like me and most warm up to me almost immediately. If you choose me as your walker i will give your dog the best experience possible and i look forward to meeting and bonding with your companions.

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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

Jessyka BDayton, MD 21036

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Hi! My name is Jessyka. I have worked with dogs in various capacities my whole life, and professionally since June of 2017. For six years I cared for Lily, a Boxer/Pit mix with a TON of energy. She had severe separation anxiety and stranger aggression so I specialize in dogs with difficult behaviors. I look forward to meeting you and your puppy!

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Hunter HDayton, MD 21036

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Hi my name is Hunter! I'm an animal lover and pet owner myself. I know our pets are family and how important it is to make sure they're taken care of. I've had dogs in my home since as long as I can remember and know how to give them the love and respect they deserve. I've worked office jobs and long hour days, so I understand the need for a reliable person to be there. I would be happy and honored to get to care for your pup, big or small, old or young!

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Dog Walking in Dayton

Dayton is a rural town located in Howard County, Maryland. This fun puptown has managed to keep it’s small town charm, while being nicely situated close to big city amenities in Columbia. Dayton is a great place to raise a family because of the great school system, and a great place to raise a family dog too! Here you can enjoy living in the peaceful countryside, and still have pet care convenience nearby, like a veterinary clinic right in town.

Dayton also has its share of nature to enjoy with your pooch! When it’s time to get into the great outdoors, head over to the Pig Tail Recreation Area. This area can be accessed from Green Bridge Road, and is located along the lovely Triadelphia Reservoir. Here you can enjoy hikes along the shore, and maybe see some wildlife along the way! The area also offers fishing and boating. Make sure to keep Fido leashed, and that he leaves only paw prints!

For some large grassy space to sniff and play on, head over to Buckshot Field, located just north from the Pig Tail Recreation Area. In this park, you can find a large baseball diamond. When the field is not being used for sports, you and your dog are welcome to enjoy the green space. Just make sure your playful pupper is leashed and picked up after!

With all these places to play, Dayton is sure to get your pup’s tail wagging!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Dayton

Dayton

48
Population Density
316 per sq. mi.

Dayton

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The town of Dayton has a great urban park where locals like to hang out. The Dayton Oaks Park is located just off of Ten Oaks Road, near the center of Dayton, and is a woofderful place to make new friends, two legged and four legged alike. This 12 acre park has two baseball diamonds, and two multi-purpose fields that your doggo will love, just be sure that priority is given to sports on these fields. There is also a 0.5 mile pathway that loops around the fields, great for a jog or a leisurely stroll with your pup. Why not to pack a lunch, because there is also a community picnic shelter with 8 tables available on a first come first serve basis. Leashed dogs are welcome, just don’t forget the waste bags!

Clarksville

36
Population Density
2,258 per sq. mi.

Clarksville

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The town of Clarksville is bordering Dayton on the east, and has some pawrific nature to explore. It’s in this town that you can find the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, just a 10 minute drive from Dayton. At 1,021 acres, this is the largest parkland in Howard County. Dogs are allowed to join their humans of course, as long as they stay leashed and get picked up after. In this preserved parkland, you can enjoy a large variety of flora and fauna along the nature trails. Within the park, the Wildlife Loop Trail and the Southwind Circle Trail, totaling to about 5.5 miles, can be accessed from the park's western boundary, and is a pawrific place for a walk.

Elioak

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,282 per sq. mi.

Elioak

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In the nearby town of Columbia, you can find another puppy paradise! The Elioak neighborhood is proud home to the Columbia Dog Park, just 15 minutes from Dayton. This area provides a safe environment for your best pal to get some much needed exercise and socialization off-leash. The park has two separate fenced off areas, one for large breeds and another for our little friends. You can find everything you need here, including drinking water and waste bags. There is an annual pass or a daily pass available, and proof of rabies vaccines are necessary. Surrounding the dog park is Cedar Lane Park. This 93 acre park welcomes leashed dogs, and has athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic areas, restrooms and a 0.8 mile paved walkway.

Owen Brown

12
Population Density
7,024 per sq. mi.

Owen Brown

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In the Owen Brown neighborhood of Columbia, you can find another great place to get some fresh air and exercise with your pooch. It’s here that you can find the Patuxent Branch Trail, just 15 minutes from Dayton. This trail is part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Organization, which converts unused railroads into pathways that everyone can enjoy, including your dog! The trail follows the peaceful Little Patuxent River, and even has a scenic bridge to cross. Leashed dogs are welcome! When it’s time for some refreshment, head over to the Pub Dog Pizza and Drafthouse, located in the same neighborhood. At this dog themed restaurant, you can enjoy a house-brewed beer or a freshly made pizza on the patio with your canine companion.

Pine Orchard

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Population Density
2,032 per sq. mi.

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Ellicott City is located just northeast of Dayton, and has plenty of fun place to explore with your pup. It’s in the Pine Orchard neighborhood that you can find Centennial Park, just 20 minutes from Dayton. This 337 acre park has won awards for it’s sensitivity to nature and it’s natural design. There is a beautiful man-made lake located within the park, that has a pathway encircling it. This 2.6 mile paved pathway is great for viewing wildlife, and is easy on the paws and the eyes. From here you can also access 7.3 miles of pathways that link to nearby neighborhoods. From late spring until early fall, Adventure Shack and Rentals is open for concessions and boat rentals. Leashed dogs are welcome, and please be sure to leave no trace!