Dog walking in Wheaton

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

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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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Demetrius GWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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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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Miguel AWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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I grew up with dogs. I currently have two little fur babies of my own whom I love to death. When I was in highschool I took care of the neighborhood pets for income. While in grad school in California I was employed by a petsitting program through our student union. I’ve been around animals all my life and I’m very familiar and confident in handling all sizes, temperaments, and breeds.

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Ellen PWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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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 SWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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(1888)

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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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John EWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

4.9

(1856)

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I am a 35 year dog owner who enjoys interacting, playing and taking care of dogs. I am currently a semi-retired teacher who has taught mathematics for over 30 years. I thoroughly enjoy the outdoors and would love to help take care of your furry family member by providing the exercise and interaction they need. I live with my wife and dog Marlee and have two grown daughters living in the area.

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Christin SWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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(1818)

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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 LWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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(1785)

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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 SWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

4.9

(1727)

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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 SWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

4.9

(1390)

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“Career Handler - Accommodating Professional Care”

I walk, sit, train, and exercise dogs for a living 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

Elizabeth VWheaton, Wheaton-Glenmont

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(1039)

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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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Dog Walking in Wheaton

When you’re in Wheaton, finding puptastic things to do with your furry best friend is easy as can be! This Maryland town is home to parks that welcome dogs on- and off-leash, and it also has delicious dog-friendly restaurants. If your pup needs a check-up, there’s one veterinary clinic in Wheaton.

Looking for a great place to take your dog for an on-leash walk? Check out Sligo Creek Trail! This 10-mile-long trail goes from Wheaton to Hyattsville. The entire trail runs parallel to picturesque Sligo Creek, and it passes through a beautiful, peaceful forest. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a fun time exploring this scenic trail.

Fairlands Recreational Park is another pawesome place to go for on-leash walks with your dog. This park has 1.4 miles of hard surface trails and about 3 miles of natural surface trails. If you want to go on a short walk through the woods, check out the 0.7-mile Little Paint Branch Trail. Or, if you’re looking for a longer trek, try the 2.5-mile Crow’s Foot Trail. Whichever trail you choose, you’re sure to have fun hiking here!

Wheaton and the towns surrounding it are filled with dog-friendly parks, shops, and restaurants. You and your dog will always have a great time when you’re in Wheaton!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wheaton

Shorefield Road

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,926 per sq. mi.

Shorefield Road

48

This neighborhood is home to Wheaton’s one off-leash dog run, Wheaton Dog Park. This pawesome dog park is located within Wheaton Regional Park, and it has one large, fenced-in field where dogs can play and make new friends. There are also plenty of benches where owners can sit and watch their dogs play. If your dog gets thirsty, there’s a seasonal water fountain available. After your dog is finished playing, put them back on their leash and take them for a walk on Wheaton Regional Park’s beautiful paved trails. These trails will take you through the woods and around scenic Pine Lake. Your pup will love sniffing around this park!

Claridge Road

36
Population Density
7,619 per sq. mi.

Claridge Road

36

If you’re looking for a great place to take your dog for an on-leash walk, check out Wheaton Claridge Local Park. This pawesome park offers a network of natural surface trails. These trails will take you through a forest, past a stream, and around large fields. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a good time exploring this park. If you’re hungry after your walk, head to Pupuseria La Familiar. Sit at one of their ten dog-friendly outdoor tables, and dine on classic Salvadorian cuisine, including pupusas, carne asada, burritos, quesadillas, and much more. Bone Appetit!

Westlake Drive

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,449 per sq. mi.

Westlake Drive

24

This Bethesda neighborhood is home to another pawsitively wonderful off-leash area, Cabin John Dog Park. This park is nine miles from Wheaton, and it has two sections: one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Both sections are fully fenced and filled with trees that keep the park shady and cool, and there are fun boulders for your dog to climb on. Water and doggy bags are also available for your pup in the dog park. If you need a pick-me-up after the park, head to Corner Bakery Café. This casual restaurant allows dogs at their outdoor tables, and they offer classic breakfast and lunch fare, including omelets, pancakes, sandwiches, and soup.

Northeast Washington

12
Population Density
2,128 per sq. mi.

Northeast Washington

12

Northeast Washington is home to the US National Arboretum, a furrific place to take your dog for an on-leash walk. Located 20 miles from Wheaton, this huge, 446-acre botanical garden and arboretum has tons of paved trails you can explore with your dog. These trails will take you past beautiful manicured gardens and groves of native trees. You’ll also get amazing views of the Anacostia River. You and your dog will both have a great time exploring this stunning area. After the arboretum, continue your fun day out with coffee and a pastry at Sidamo Coffee and Tea. This café welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables, and they’ll bring your dog a bowl of water.

Brock Bridge Road

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,193 per sq. mi.

Brock Bridge Road

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If you’re looking for another fun-filled off-leash area for your pup, head to Maryland City Dog Park. This off-leash area is 19 miles from Wheaton, and it includes separate sections for large and small dogs to play in. Both sections are fully fenced, and they feature huge fields that your pup will love running through. As your dog plays, you can sit and watch from one of the park’s many benches. If your dog gets thirsty while they’re playing, water is available in the dog park. Bring a frisbee or tennis ball for your pup, and have a good time playing here.