Dog walking in Birmingham

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“Dog walker, dog mom, dog trainer, dog psychiatrist”

Hey! I'm Heidi, an animal lover in Oakland County. I've boarded and walked many dogs around Michigan for many years. I love the outdoors as much as your furry friend. My husband (also a certified dog handler) and I share tons of tips on encouraging healthy behaviors in dogs, and I'm excited to make the most of a walk with your buddy!

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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

“Love is a four legged word❤”

Hi! My name is Amy! I love dogs & I'm excited to have the opportunity to walk your pup! I also work at a boarding facility so my job is to make sure the pets are healthy and happy, which I love to do! I know how important your pup is to you and I'll make sure they are well taken care of!

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

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Dog Walking in Birmingham

Located just 20 miles north of metro Detroit, Birmingham has a lot to offer a visiting pooch! Numerous parks, trails and places to eat – you are spoilt for choice when it comes to pup-tastic things to do in this city. With an animal hospital and four vets in town, help is very close if needed while in Birmingham. 

The Lincoln Hills Dog Park is the first place to check out, where your pal can have a play off the leash and burn off some of that boundless energy. Situated at the Lincoln Hills Golf Course, this 0.85-acre park is fenced and has waste disposal facilities available. Bring a drinking bowl and some water for your pup, as well as the lead for walking to and from the designated off-leash area. You will need to obtain a temporary pass from the City Of Birmingham, which will provide you with a fob to enter the grounds.

Lower Baldwin Park is a quiet area to go for a walk with your pooch along the river and enjoy sights of a small waterfall. Trails extend along the water’s edge in pleasant wooded areas, helping you to how close you are to the city! Poppleton Park is another great green space in Birmingham with clean, well-maintained grounds, plenty of things for children to do, more walking trails and lots of open space for games of catch or Frisbee.

With so many things great pet-friendly activities to seek out around here, you and your furry buddy are sure to enjoy your stay!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Birmingham

Birmingham

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Population Density
3,198 per sq. mi.

Birmingham

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Linden Park in Birmingham is a six-acre open space that offers a scenic trail along the Rouge River where you can bring your pup, provided he stays leashed. Keep a look out for wildlife such as squirrels, and for the spectacular wildflowers that adorn the banks of the river. Pack yourself a picnic to enjoy while gazing at the water after your walk, and spend some time relaxing under the trees in this lovely green space. From here, it is just a short walk into town, or to another local pup-friendly park, Crestview Park. This neighbourhood park has playground equipment, sports fields and a tennis court, as well as water fountains and restrooms.

Mill Park

36
Population Density
3,756 per sq. mi.

Mill Park

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Booth Park in Birmingham is a puptastic place to go for a great family day out. Your dog is welcome to join in the fun, but keep him leashed at this park. There is trail walk to start off your day that takes you through wooded areas along the river; out-and-back it takes approximately 30 minutes at an easy pace. Once back at the park, the kids will adore the playground, labyrinth and tunnel. You can wander through the well-maintained rain gardens and natural plantings, with a huge variety of plants and wildflowers to admire. For more park adventures, Quarton Lake Park is also in this neighbourhood, and has more nature trails, a waterfall to check out, and a fishing pier.

Barnam Park

24
Population Density
5,577 per sq. mi.

Barnam Park

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Hungry? Head over to the Barnham Park area in Birmingham for a choice of five pup-friendly places to eat. All of these places allows pets in their outdoor seating areas. Townhouse serves up casual American-style café meals, whereas Streetside Seafood twists classic maritime fare into more contemporary variations. Forest Grill is more upmarket and perfect for evenings out, with a menu inspired by American, French, and Italian cuisine. The Triple Nickle is also a little bit fancy, and uses locally-sourced ingredients to create seasonal menus. Finally, Be Well Lifestyle Centres is a wholefoods café specializing in healthy options such as smoothies, superfood bowls, juices and herbal teas. To walk off all that delicious food, head down to Barnam Park to wander the crushed stone walking path and admire the gardens with your pup.

W 14 Mile Rd/ Crooks Rd

12
Population Density
3,748 per sq. mi.

W 14 Mile Rd/ Crooks Rd

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Cummingston Park Dog Run in Royal Oak is three miles southeast of Birmingham, and a pawriffic place to let your dog off the lead for a play. Unfortunately, the designated dog park is not fully fenced, so make sure your pup can see you and will obey commands if he starts to wander too far to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit. Once he has had a good play, pop him back on the lead and wander around the wider Cummingston Park. Covering 25 acres, this community park has walking trails, picnic facilities, a sports field and a playground.

West Beverly

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Population Density
2,242 per sq. mi.

West Beverly

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The Douglas Evans Nature Preserve in Beverly Hills, just 3.3 miles southwest of Birmingham, is a beautiful, relaxing place to go for a nature walk with your pup. Set over 18 acres of conservation land along the Rouge River, several walking trails will take you through woodland areas, open grassy fields, and over the water for diverse, but always beautiful scenery. There is plenty of parking at the entrance and a gravel path to take you into the other trails. There aren’t any amenities here, so bring plenty of water and clean up bags for your trip, as well as any snacks you might like to stop and enjoy. Your dog will love the sights and smells of this park, but keep him leashed at all times.

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