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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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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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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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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Holly BDayton, MD 21036

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“Happy tails to you and your furry friend!”

Hi! As the daughter of a vet I grew up with dogs - collies, poodles, a schnauzer and a dachshund (not all at the same time!) I currently co-parent two adorable Maltese dogs. I have a flexible schedule and will be walking dogs primarily in Silver Spring and Olney. I look forward to meeting your precious pooch!

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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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Virlene MDayton, MD 21036

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Hello, I am Virlene. For the last for 12 years I have worked as a Dog groomer so with that comes tons of experience handling dogs. Dogs are my passion. I am honest and punctual. I have what it takes to keep up with your dog but also I have a calm demeanor. I have great customer communication skills. I understand k9 behavior and signals. The safety of your pup is place above all standards.

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Nadya SDayton, MD 21036

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“It was me. I let the dogs out.”

I'm a lifetime animal lover and have two cats but my lifestyle is too active for a dog of my own. I know life gets in the way sometimes so I will be there to give all the love and attention your doggos deserve when you're unavailable. I work for the government helping scientific research all over the world and have many hobbies including reading, dancing, weightlifting, and racing cars.

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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Toni BDayton, MD 21036

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My name is Toni and I am a lover of dogs and all types of pets as well. I am a mother of three grown children and helped them love and care for many pets over the past 20 years. I have owned and taken care of dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, crabs, turtles, lizards, a hedge hog, ferret, bird, many fish, frogs, and aquatic animals as well. I recently retired from my career as a preschool teacher after 17 years and am now looking forward to working with animals as a veterinary tech assistant. I live in a downtown area and my building does not allow me to own a dog (but I love my cat :). I would love to get outside to play and run around with your furry friend!

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Morgan NDayton, MD 21036

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I'm Morgan. I have 7 years of animal experience, ranging from dog walker and sitter, dog day care and volunteer work at animal shelters. I work currently at DoodyCalls which is a pet waste management company. I grew up loving all types of animals. As a kid I would always take home strays or capture wild critters. The animals ranged from rodents, reptiles, birds, cats and dogs. I mainly just nursed them back to help with a hand from the town vet. I have a black lab named Mia at my parents house since I live on my own I couldn't take her with me. Eventually I hope to be in California where I can go back to school over there to be a vet and entrepreneur and open up my own zoo for endanged spieces.

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Chris SDayton, MD 21036

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“Rain, sun or snow, I’m here when your pup has 2 GO”

Hello my fellow Wag Community. I have been providing Dog Sitting/Walking Services for several years now. I reside in the Silver Spring Area In a safe and quiet neighborhood. I currently provide these services full time, I am very flexible with my schedule, last min requests are also okay. I will be looking forward to building my reputation amongst the Wag community, can’t wait to meet your fur friends!

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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

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

48

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

36

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

24

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

12

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.

Pine Orchard

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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!