Dog walking in Yarmouth

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“Extreme Animal Lover!Hug your furbaby!”

Hi! I am a huge dog lover (currently have 2 Goldens) who walks my dogs every day (unless it's raining hard or there's a severe wind chill). I love all dogs. I do not walk dogs on prong collars. I prefer a harness or gentle leader. I am a school teacher and have lived in my home for about 15 years. I've hired dog walkers in the past myself (when my dogs were puppies and needed to get out more on work days). I am the person who, when not with my dogs, stops to meet other dogs along my way.

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

“While the owners are away, the puppies will play”

Hello! My name is Hannah. I am an active furry family lover who wishes to expand my knowledge and connection range of canines in particular, as well as engage in a form of business that I am passionate about. I love to play, assist with minor training and spoil dogs with love, which working from home allows me to do! My range of exercise is from casual companionship to avid long hikes/runs, with everything in between! Help me to connect with your furry best friends today! Flexible availability!!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training

Dog Walking in Yarmouth

Yarmouth is a dog-friendly town that lies just 12 miles north of Portland, Maine’s largest city, on the coast of Casco Bay. Once an active mill and factory town, it is now largely a bedroom community for Portland and Brunswick to the north. The town is filled with parks, ranging in size from 2 acres to 220, with trails you and your furry bestie will love to explore. Stretched out along the Royal River, the town boasts 4 waterfalls within it. There are also 2 veterinarians in town, with several more in the surrounding area, that will keep your fur-pup active and happy. 

One of the most popular parks in Yarmouth is the Royal River Park, laid out along the river that is its namesake, and featuring 3 waterfalls, floodplain forest and walking trails. One trail begins near the Fourth Falls and runs down along the river through fields to the overlook for the Third Falls, crosses the river via bridge, and on to the Second Falls. With several shorter connectors, the path can be customized to a length to suit you and your pup. A second trail extends along East Elm Street toward the dam. When your walk has whetted your appetite, head over to the picnic area near the trailhead and enjoy a casual outdoor meal with your pawsome pooch.

Whatever your reason for being in Yarmouth, you and your best buddy will find something adventurous and fun to do! Carpe dogum!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Yarmouth

Yarmouth Junction/ Royal Junction

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Dog Parks
20 parks

Population Density
660 per sq. mi.

Yarmouth Junction/ Royal Junction

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This neighborhood is where you’ll find Pratt’s Brook Park, 220 acres featuring 6 miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails. The trails form multiple loops, traversing open meadows, through woods and on bridges over Pratt’s Brook. Fido will sense many animals here, including beaver and deer, with sightings of owls and other birds. Be aware that parts of the trails pass near Amtrak rail lines, and these trains can reach high speeds. Please keep your pup leashed for his safety. Another caution: in October, November and May you might encounter hunters. During those months, be sure to equip both yourself and your pooch with blaze orange vests or other gear. When you’ve finished your trek, make a side visit to Day’s Lobster and Crab, a favorite among locals for fresh,  sweet shellfish, along with seafood dinners, salads and “rolls” (Maine seafood sandwiches.) With lots of outdoor tables, Fido can join you as you chow down on these Maine delicacies. 

Yarmouth Town Center

36
Population Density
592 per sq. mi.

Yarmouth Town Center

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The Town Center is home to the Spear Farm Estuary Preserve, which is a 55-acre piece of land overlooking the Royal River estuary, comprised of forests, meadows and a fresh water pond. On the pond’s north shore is a spot that would be pawrfect for a picnic with your fur-pup. Or find the 2 miles of trails and take a hike, or in the winter you can snowshoe or cross-country ski. The trails have interpretive signage, and are looped and intersecting, affording you the ability to meander wherever you like. With views of the salt marshes and their denizens, and free parking near the trailhead and main information kiosk, this is not only a pawrrific place to spend some time with your fur-pup, it’s convenient, too. Woofderful!

North Yarmouth

24
Population Density
168 per sq. mi.

North Yarmouth

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Just to the north and west of Yarmouth is North Yarmouth, which hosts the pup-friendly Chandler Brook Preserve, a 65-acre property. Chandler Brook is one of the Royal River’s tributaries, and the preserve features 3 miles of trails that follow along the brook, past an old farm, and through the hemlock forest surrounding it. The paths through the woods are well-worn and natural and intersect with the mowed path around the fields. Paddling on the brook is possible, and is accessible from the Royal River Water Trail. The banks of the brook are too steep to allow access from any other location. Your furry bestie will love this trail and the small animals and birds you’ll see during your pawsome walk! 

Freeport Town Center

12
Population Density
815 per sq. mi.

Freeport Town Center

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Freerport is a town to the northeast of Yarmouth, and is home to the popular Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park. Only 5 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Freeport’s Bow Street outlets and LL Bean’s famous store, this park returns the visitor to tranquility. It features salt marshes and fields, forests and the rocky shoreline that Maine is famous for. Fur-babies are welcome on leash. Pawrrific nature walks are available and dogs are welcome to attend, as well. You may see the ospreys that live on Googins Island, or some of the other birds and animals who call the park home. A new picnic shelter area is the perfect spot to end your visit, with food on the grill and a tired but happy Fido by your side. Arf!

Pownal

0
Dog Parks
-5 parks

Population Density
65 per sq. mi.

Pownal

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Pownal is a small, rural town north of Yarmouth where you will find dog-friendly Bradbury Mountain State Park, featuring 730 acres of forested land, trails for walking, hiking and mountain biking, and a campground. The park straddles Route 9, and its trails traverse both the east and west sides. On the east lie 9 named trails totaling about 13 miles, and the west side has 10 trails totaling about 6 miles. Your leashed fur-baby is welcome on all the trails, but be aware that some of them are difficult, so her conditioning, age and health should be taken into consideration when planning your hike. There is drinkable water at the parking areas, along with restrooms, and a park station with information and maps. This is not a huge mountain, so you and your pooch are bound to find ways to explore it to suit both of you! Woofderful!

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