Dog walking in Fort Washington

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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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Elizabeth VFort Washington, MD

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Hello, I am Elizabeth, I have 2 beautiful German shepherds, Max and Terry. I grow up with pets and they give me experience to deal with very active dogs.

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Tiffany JFort Washington, MD

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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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Antje HFort Washington, MD

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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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Meg KFort Washington, MD

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“A caring & experienced walker your pup will love!”

Hi there, I'm Meg! I have over 15 years experience in the pet care field- as a dog walker and pet sitter, as well as a vet-tech assistant in an animal hospital. I have tons of experience with all aspects of dog walking & pet care. As well as with all ages, breeds and temperaments- from babies to seniors, anxiety riddled and shy to bouncing off the walls! I genuinely enjoy spending time with dogs (and all animals!) and would love to walk your furry family members!

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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

Christopher SFort Washington, MD

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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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Virlene MFort Washington, MD

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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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Aliyah BFort Washington, MD

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I am an animal fanatic currently studying veterinary science in college. I have experience with my own dog and too the dogs of family members, who I care for in a very loving manner. Dogs are amazing creatures, and interaction with them on walks will not only appeal to my zeal, but also help me further expand my knowledge on behavior. Your dog is sure to be happy around me! ¡Soy de Panamá y hablo español!

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Thomas RFort Washington, MD

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Hi, my name is TJ and I am currently a resident of Fairfax, VA looking to walk in the surrounding areas. I have grown up walking dogs all my life ranging from small chihuahuas to large German shepherds. I look forward to walking your dog!

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Manuel RFort Washington, MD

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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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Ryan BFort Washington, MD

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My name is Ryan Brown and I am currently attending North Carolina A&T University. I have owned pets all my life and had special love for dogs because of their vastly different personalities. I have experience dealing with small dogs, large dogs, loud dogs, quiet dogs, all types of breeds. I'm very active myself and have your dogs best interest in mind.

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Dog Walking in Fort Washington

If you live in Fort Washington, you know how many fun things there are here to do with dogs. With its two large parks and one great walking trail, Fort Washington is perfect for every pup! If your dog needs a check-up, Fort Washington has one highly-rated veterinary clinic that can see to all your dog’s needs.

When you and your dog are in the mood for a nice long walk, head to Henson Creek Trail. This 5.7-mile trail follows the peaceful Henson Creek, and it goes through Fort Washington and into the neighboring town of Oxon Hill. This lovely trail welcomes dogs on-leash.

If you’re looking for a fun day out at the park, head to Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. This huge 1,754-acre park is about 23 miles from Fort Washington, and it has over 32 miles of hiking trails that go through beautiful forests and woodland areas. Dogs are allowed on-leash in this park.

Fort Washington and its surrounding area are home to numerous dog-friendly parks and dog-friendly restaurants. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll or a nice meal out with your pup, Fort Washington is perfect for you!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Fort Washington

Fort Washington Road

48
Population Density
1,314 per sq. mi.

Fort Washington Road

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This beautiful neighborhood is home to the fort that Fort Washington is named after. This fort is located within Fort Washington Park, a  park that welcomes dogs on-leash. If you’re in the mood for a long walk, check out the Fort Washington Loop. This 3.7-mile trail circles the entire park, and it offers beautiful views of the Potomac River and Fort Washington itself. You’ll also get to go through beautiful wooded areas. There are a couple steep points on the trail, but most of the trail is nice and flat. This fun and easy hike is perfect for adventurous pups.

Fortside Drive

36
Population Density
3,013 per sq. mi.

Fortside Drive

36

This neighborhood is home to Fort Washington’s other major fort, Fort Foote. This fort is located within Fort Foote Park. This park allows dogs on-leash, and it’s full of fascinating historical sites. It also has some great hikes to take with your pup. If you’re interested in Civil War history, check out the Civil War Ruins trail. This 1.7-mile loop trail passes by Civil War bunkers and cannons, and it also offers amazing views of the Potomac River. You and your pup will have a great time exploring all of the natural and historical sites in this park!

Old Town North

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,062 per sq. mi.

Old Town North

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Looking for a pawesome off-leash dog park? Head to Old Town North in Alexandria, and check out Founders Park’s off-leash area. This dog park is only 13 miles from Fort Washington, and it has plenty of space for your dog to run. Be aware that the off-leash area isn’t fenced in, so make sure to keep your pup under voice control. When your dog is finished playing, bring them over to Blackwell Hitch for a delicious lunch. This restaurant serves tasty dishes made with local seafood, including Maryland crab and Atlantic salmon. Dogs are welcome at this restaurant’s front patio, and your server will happily bring your dog a bowl of fresh water. 

St. Charles Parkway

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
366 per sq. mi.

St. Charles Parkway

12

For a great off-leash dog park, head over to the St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf, and check out the White Plains Dog Park. This one-acre dog park has a separate area for large dogs and small/shy dogs. It also has a picnic pavilion where owners can sit while their dogs play. There’s water available in summer, but in winter, the water is shut off. Because of that, it’s a good idea to bring a water bottle for your pup during the colder months of the year. If you want to go out for lunch after your day in the park, head to the Hard Times Café. This casual restaurant has six dog-friendly outdoor tables, and serves classic all-American dishes like burgers, wings, and chili dogs.

Navy Yard

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,359 per sq. mi.

Navy Yard

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Washington DC’s Navy Yard neighborhood has a pawesome off-leash dog area within Yards Park. This park is about 15 miles from Fort Washington, and it has an all-gravel dog run and benches where owners can sit and watch their dogs. When your dog is finished playing, put them back on their leash and take them for a walk along the Yards Park’s beautiful riverside path. Then, grab lunch or dinner with your pup at one of the area’s numerous dog-friendly restaurants. If you’re in the mood for Mexican fare, check out modern Mexican spot Agua 301. Or, go for tasty Thai food or sushi at Kruba. You and your pup won’t have to worry about running out of fun things to do in this neighborhood!