Dog walking in District Heights

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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.

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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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Christin SDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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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 SDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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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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Tiffany JDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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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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Jill BDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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I'm onto a new career and am a nursing student. I would love to walk and take care of your pup. I’ve been walking dogs for a few years now, and I can’t imagine not interacting with them frequently! I have a three year old beagle who we rescued in 2018. He’s gone through extensive training, so I have an array of knowledge about handling various types of dogs. I can take your dog out for a hustle if s/he is high energy, or I can let him/her sniff around and enjoy life. I’m flexible!

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Antje HDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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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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Catherine WDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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My name's Cat, but I love dogs! I'm currently a student and think spending time with dogs is a great study-break. I've got lots of experience taking care of my 3 dog-nephews, who are a lab, a pit mix, and a husky. I also enjoy running, so if your pup needs some extra exercise, I'd love to help out!

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Holly BDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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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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Manuel RDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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Hi! I am Manuel, I am an animal lover, I grew up with a family and animals like dogs, cats, parrots, small turtles and different kind of birds. I had a beautiful Labrador girl named Rania, I taught her to be a smart dog with great discipline and filled of love. I used to walk with my dogs and to babysitting my friends’ dogs as well when they needed some company while their owners work or are away for vacations. A sweet fact about me, I have three turtles currently.

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Craig ADistrict Heights, MD 20747

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I love dogs and have grown up with them both as pets working and sporting dogs in New Zealand, Scotland and here in DC. Not much makes me happier than seeing an excited dog ready for a great walk! I have a 1y/o Golden Retriever of my own. I am experienced with large breeds.

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Olivia HDistrict Heights, MD 20747

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Hi, I'm Olivia! I was raised with dalmatians and have had two of my own as an adult. I walk for personal exercise, but it's always more enjoyable to go for a walk with a dog! I am highly-responsible and held a Top Secret USG security clearance for almost 30 years. Your pet and your home are safe with me. I look forward to meeting you and your dog!

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Dog Walking in District Heights

An incorporated city in Prince George’s County and nestled in the beautiful state of Maryland, District Heights is a dog spot that can’t be missed. With its beautiful scenery, choice of restaurants, and the always exciting Walker Mill Regional Park, you and your dog are guaranteed to have a doggone good time. 

Walker Mill Regional Park welcomes well-behaved and leashed dogs, and is made up of a large spread of grassy hills for you and your canine companion to explore. There is a playground and plenty of sports fields, and that doesn’t even take into account the beautiful hiking trails contained within this park. Pack some lunch and bring your wily woofer out for a wonderful picnic, or let your pup get their exercise walking along their master’s side on one of the many trails. No matter where you choose to explore in this park, you really can’t go wrong! It’s pawsitively perfect! Just be sure to bring plenty of doggy waste bags to keep the park clean, both for pup pals and their prideful people. 

This is only one of many key stops if you find yourself in District Heights, so be ready to take your pup on the trip of their life!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in District Heights

Maryland City

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,081 per sq. mi.

Maryland City

48

Make your way to Maryland City Park in Laurel, and you and your pup pal are sure to have a ball (a tennis ball, that is)! With two large fenced-in areas for big and small dogs, you’ll also find plenty of water fountains and park benches situated in a nice and shady spot. Bring some of your pup's favorite playthings, and maybe some treats -- they’re doing such a good job socializing, and who can resist those big sad eyes? The locals are friendly, and this park is touted as one of the area’s most treasured spots. Be sure not to miss out!

Shirlington

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
13,721 per sq. mi.

Shirlington

36

Though you’ll have to cross state lines, the trip is well worth it to find yourself in Shirlington, nestled just near the Virginia/Maryland border. Shirlington is home to the aptly named Shirlington Dog Park. People and their pups come from all over to enjoy this well-maintained and beautiful space, which has two separate fenced areas for both large and small dogs. With a beautiful stream at the back edge of the park, your dog is guaranteed to have a splash while you enjoy the scenic views. There’s plenty of room for running, so bring some clean water so your pup can drink up.

Landmark Van Dorn

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
11,566 per sq. mi.

Landmark Van Dorn

24

If you’re looking for a bigger park for your pup to stretch their legs, make your way over to Alexandria, a bit deeper into Virginia. One of the biggest parks in the area, both length- and width-wise, this park is a must-see destination for any dog lover. Your pup will have their pick of plentiful playthings, as toys are provided in the park. The only thing you’ll need to bring along is a jug of water -- even the bowls are supplied for you! The locals love this park, and whether you’re a long time resident or a tourist just looking for new dog spots, it’s definitely worth a visit.

Cabin John Regional Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,449 per sq. mi.

Cabin John Regional Park

12

If you find yourself back in Maryland proper, make your way to Cabin John Dog Park, known by locals as an utter oasis for your pup. Instead of the usual gravel that covers the ground of some dog parks, the mulch here is said to be much easier on puppy’s paws. Additionally, the park is very large and your pup is sure to enjoy their share of off-leash fun. If you’re looking for something a bit more personal, leash up for you pup and take them on one of the many trails! Either way, you can’t really go wrong!

Capitol Hill

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Population Density
9,932 per sq. mi.

Capitol Hill

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If you’re anywhere near the area, you should always make time to stop at the Nation’s capital, specifically Capitol Hill. There, you’ll find one of the prime locations on any doggy to-do list: National Mall. Though dogs need to be leashed, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for adventure in this location. Bordered by many of the nation’s most precious monuments, you’ll be able to get a good look at everything Capitol Hill has to offer while keeping your pup along for the ride -- or, well, walkies. Small dogs will especially enjoy the trip, as you can get up close and personal with some of the monuments as long as your precious pup is cradled in your arms. So bring your tiny tot along for the time of their life!