Dog walking in Essex

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

Follow along

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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Rebecca REssex, MD 21221

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I grew up with dogs. I loved and walked the dog I had. I have boarded and dog sat during vacations, long travel, and extended hospital stays. I just love animals in general.

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Hunter HEssex, MD 21221

4.9

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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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Seth EEssex, MD 21221

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Hey there! I can't wait to meet your dog and if I'm lucky enough, you too! I've loved dogs my entire life, from the sharpei I had as a boy to the rescue Keyshond I took care of later in life. I have such a passion for canines that I volunteer at the SPCA in Baltimore and would love to take care of your pet, one walk at a time!

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Amanda JEssex, MD 21221

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Hello, I am a great walker for your pet! I enjoy dogs very much and am grateful for the opportunity to meet your dog. I am a dog lover and will make sure I give your dog a Pawsome walk! Thank you!

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Serene LEssex, MD 21221

4.9

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“I can’t wait to meet your fur baby!!”

Hello! My name is Serene and I have been working with animals for the last 10 years. I worked as a vet tech for 4 years and did dog walking and pet sitting for the last 7 years. I am experienced in all breeds and I am comfortable giving medications or insulin injections. I absolutely love being around dogs and I am very excited to meet yours.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Demetra SEssex, MD 21221

4.9

(565)

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“A Dogmatic Experience=A Doggilicious Walk”

My love for dogs stems from my early childhood when my family adopted a Lhasa Apso. I have a longtime passion and love for all animals. After losing my family pet recently, I decided to do what I love most and walk dogs. I'm very excited to be a part of Wag! and look forward to caring for your pet.

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Charmagne REssex, MD 21221

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Hello, pet parents! I've always known I'd work with animals and I absolutely LOVE it! I have 13+ years of experience, working in the veterinary field, often in client service and as a vet assistant/technician. In addition to that, I've done numerous pet care jobs, from which I've acquired recurring clients, due to my love and care for their pets. I've had to care for different breeds/ages, as well as those with special needs. I'd be honored to give your fur baby (babies) plenty of TLC!

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Amberlie SEssex, MD 21221

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“Loving your pets as my own”

Hi dog lovers and parents! Not only am I energetic and loving of pups, I also have experience when handling dogs. I worked for a doggie daycare and boarding company where I learned not only dog behavior, but also how to handle each and all dog’s special accommodations! I love getting to know and spending quality time with all breeds of dogs!

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

Ryan PEssex, MD 21221

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I have been a dog-owner (my border-collie, J.J.) and dog-sitter as a teenager for many personal and family friends in the Baltimore County area. After graduating college in 2013, I began a recurring dog-walk arrangement with an old roommate for both a recently rescued German Shepherd (Storm) and a Yorkie (Stella), and have been happily working as a professional dog-walker and sitter ever since. I love meeting new dogs and making them happy with walks, playing, running, feeding, and having fun!

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John WEssex, MD 21221

4.8

(530)

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I'm a father of 3 and own 2 cats and 2 dogs. For years I have taking care of pets for friends and neighbors as well as taking care of my own. Walking grooming and training are part of what I have been able to do for different breeds of dog.

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Dog Walking in Essex

Essex, Maryland is a quiet city with a mixture of residential and industrial neighborhoods. There are both single-family homes and apartments to fit many different budgets throughout the area. The terrain is green and the climate is temperate during the warm months, and cool with snow during the winter. There is one animal hospital in Essex with staff that will make sure your dog is happy and healthy while you are in town. They will treat your furry friend like their own with a professional and empathetic demeanor.

The Crazy Tuna is a popular seafood restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating for patrons with their dogs looking for some delicious rebarkable bites! This restaurant makes a great stop after a morning of visiting the many parks and green spaces found all over Essex. Turkey Point State Park is a pawesome beach and park for you to visit with your pup, as long as you keep him on leash the entire time.

Dog owners living in Essex love to take their dogs for long walks after a day at work along the sidewalks throughout the town. Leashes are required, but you will both enjoy the scenery so much that you won’t notice! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Essex

North Essex

48
Population Density
4,104 per sq. mi.

North Essex

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North Essex is close to many schools and businesses. It is also just a few minutes from the city of Middle River and about twenty minutes from the White Marsh Mall, a popular shopping attraction for locals. You will see many dog owners walking their dogs through the neighborhood throughout the day in this part of town. Leashes are required, and there is a good amount of green space for your dog to stretch her paws on throughout Essex. You will find the scenery in Essex quite relaxing after a long day at work while you spend quality time with your pup.

West Essex

36
Population Density
4,104 per sq. mi.

West Essex

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West Essex is close to the waters of the Back River. This makes the neighborhood a great place to splash and sniff away an afternoon. If you need a break from the busier parts of town, spending an afternoon in West Essex is a pawfect way to recharge for the days ahead of you. You will find many dog owners sharing the space with you during warmer months, so just be sure to keep a good leash with you at all times and make sure you have plenty of waste bags. You should also bring plenty of drinking water with you, especially if you are going out on a hot day. 

Central Essex

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Population Density
4,104 per sq. mi.

Central Essex

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Central Essex is a residential hub for many commuters to the surrounding towns. White Marsh and Towson both feed much of the morning and early evening traffic in this part of Essex. You will find many dog walkers throughout the neighborhoods here, so make sure your pup is on his best behavior and ready to make lots of new friends along the way. Don’t forget your waste bags when walking here, as the neighbors work hard to keep their streets and sidewalks clean for visitors, both with and without tails. You will also find plenty of open green areas to run around and chase a tennis ball in as you make your way around town. 

East Essex

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Population Density
4,104 per sq. mi.

East Essex

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East Essex is on the waters of the Middle River. Dog owners who live in East Essex have the beautiful view of the water right from their backyards in many places. Many streets also feature their own open green spaces where home owners take their pups for walks throughout the day. These green spaces are a local favorite, and you will see dogs of all sizes playing here throughout the week. Make sure you have a comfortable leash with you. If your dog is easily excited around other dogs, you may consider a harness to minimize pulling and lunging behaviors. 

South Essex

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Population Density
4,104 per sq. mi.

South Essex

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South Essex is just minutes from the water and rests on the edge of Rocky Point Park. Leashed dogs are allowed to explore the park with their owners; just be mindful of all posted signs as you go on your adventures. Many of the paths in the park are dirt, but you should still bring waste bags with you and help keep the main trails as clean as possible for the next visitors. You will enjoy spending a weekend morning or afternoon here with your dog if you are both nature lovers who prefer to be close to the water. Make sure you keep plenty of clean drinking water with you if you plan on staying very long on a warm day.