Dog walking in Derwood

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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 GDerwood, MD 20855

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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 PDerwood, MD 20855

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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 SDerwood, MD 20855

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(1907)

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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 SDerwood, MD 20855

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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 LDerwood, MD 20855

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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 SDerwood, MD 20855

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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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Skylar SDerwood, MD 20855

4.9

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“Career Handler - Accommodating Professional Care”

FULLY VACCINATED- I walk, sit, and train dogs full time and I’m so thankful to support myself doing what I love. I’m great with high energy dogs, dogs that are stubborn, pullers, snappers, escape artists, dogs with dominance issues, addressing triggers, handling multiple dogs at once, senior/special needs, and any other scenario concerning safety. I’m attentive, patient, responsive, protective, and gentle, and will provide the perfect experience no matter your dog’s size, breed, or temperament.

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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, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Jessyka BDerwood, MD 20855

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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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Fei XDerwood, MD 20855

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(1270)

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Hi I am Fei! I have experience in walking dogs, and I know how to handle dogs with high energy and aggressive behaviors. I have been pet sitting and walking professionally for a few months now. I also have experience taking care of cats, birds, and rabbits. I always love animals. I can't wait to meet you!

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Rose RDerwood, MD 20855

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Hi, I'm Rose. I have been a dog walker/sitter for the past 9 years. I love all dogs and enjoy walking and playing with them. I am available for walks in Reston, Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn. Look forward to meeting your furry pet kid.

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Dog Walking in Derwood

Derwood is a community in Montgomery County northwest of Washington, DC.  As part of the Washington Metro area, Derwood serves mainly as a residential village, with little industry except tourism.

Derwood’s largest attraction, especially for dogs and their humans who love the outdoors, is Rock Creek Regional Park. This approximately 1800-acre park joins with Rock Creek Park at Washington’s city limit, with continuation of its trails and B&O canal-side path. Contained within the dog-friendly Regional Park are 13 miles of trails, some paved, some unmarked and somewhat difficult, and all are open to your canine companion on leash. There are also fields where she can romp with you, and many picnic areas, some with shelters, all equipped with tables and grills. Beautiful Lake Needwood and Lake Frank offer opportunities for fishing with Fido by your side, or getting out onto the water in a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat, all of which can be rented in the park. One word of caution for pooch-owners: the Microcystin algae bloom in the lakes is very dangerous for doggos, so do not let your pup swim in or drink the water unless signage tells you it's safe to do so.

Although no one expects their pups to get sick or injured, be sure to check out the locations of the more than 25 veterinarians and veterinary hospitals in the Derwood region so you’re ready if you need them to help get Fido up and running again. Arf!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Derwood

Rockville City Center

48
Population Density
6,125 per sq. mi.

Rockville City Center

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Rockville City Center in the town of Rockville is host to Welsh Park, a beautifully landscaped expanse of open space interspersed with a nature trail and other paths, athletic facilities, picnic areas and drinking fountains. What makes it different from some of the other parks in the area is that its 33.3 acres also house a forest preserve, and Art in Public Places exhibits to interest the humans and doggos alike. For a delightful dining experience with your BFF (Best Furry Forever), head on over to Crem Café where you will find an outdoor table just right for the 2 of you. They serve breakfast fare like waffles, plus sandwiches, salads, bagels – they will have something for you and the pooch if you choose to share. Stop by on your way to, or from, Welsh Park for a perfect day.

Woodley Gardens

36
Population Density
4,382 per sq. mi.

Woodley Gardens

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Woodley Gardens Park in Rockville is a dog-friendly 37.5-acre expanse that features playground equipment and athletic facilities. But of most interest to your pooch will be the Nature Trail through beautifully landscaped gardens equipped with benches, picnic tables and a shelter. Drinking fountains and grills, along with restrooms, make this a great place to take your furry Bestie for an afternoon or an hour. Also in the Woodley Gardens neighborhood of Rockville is Anderson Park. This 13-acre, dog-friendly park features open spaces, as well as an Urban Wildlife Sanctuary for extra interest. Bring Fido for a leashed walk around the grounds, or sit with him under a tree and watch the birds frolic above you. No need to bring waste bags as the park is equipped with a Mutt Mitt Station to deal with that unpleasant but necessary chore. Furr-ific!

Gaither Rd/ Shady Grove Rd

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,247 per sq. mi.

Gaither Rd/ Shady Grove Rd

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This neighborhood in the town of Rockville hosts the Rockville Dog Park. Open only to dogs registered within Rockville, the fenced dog park features water stations, benches and picnic tables, and lots of room to socialize and expend some extra energy. There are kiddie pools for cooling off and play-splashing, and the surface is foot-friendly grass, with paved walkways near the benches. There is a separate section for small dogs, too, and trees for shade. Adjacent to the dog park is the Mattie JT Stepanek Park, with 26 acres dedicated to the memory of Mr. Stepanek who was a well-known poet. Dog-friendly and featuring a peace garden with a sculpture of Mattie and his dog, the park also offers a Mutt Mitt waste disposal station, drinking fountains, benches, paved pathways and athletic fields. This quiet and peaceful park is perfect for a walk or some play with your leashed fur-pup. 

Derwood

12
Population Density
2,453 per sq. mi.

Derwood

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The Derwood neighborhood of Rockville is located directly adjacent to Derwood itself, and shares small portions of Rock Creek Regional Park and Crabbs Branch Stream Valley Park with it. It is also home to the 12-acre King Farm Park, which offers paved walkways, picnic tables with grills, drinking fountains and benches, and surrounding expanses of lawn and shade trees. The park provides restrooms, and there are works of art scattered throughout to make this a unique space. There is a playground and athletic fields for the humans, and lots of room for Fido to get his exercise, on leash only. The King Farm Stream Valley Park nearby is a 28-acre forested stream valley, with walking paths for those interested in exploring the stream and its environs for wildlife. There is a park shelter for rest out of the sun or an impromptu picnic lunch. Woofderful!

Avery

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Population Density
4,562 per sq. mi.

Avery

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Located in Derwood's Avery neighborhood, the Crabbs Branch Stream Valley Park is 138 acres of undeveloped land that provides opportunities for exploration and enjoyment of nature without the necessity of trails and marked paths, signs or restrictions, other than the one that states all dogs must be leashed. This lush park offers woodlands, meadows, and wetlands along the Crabbs Branch Stream, buried old stone walls jutting out of the ground, and foliage from shrubs to ferns, to saplings to mature trees. Filled with wildlife, this is an ideal spot for a meandering walk with your pooch, away from the urban busy-ness of Derwood, but still within it.