Dog walking in Ferndale

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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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“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

Dog Walking in Ferndale

Ferndale, Michigan is a city that stems from the automotive industry rather than the railroad. In days past, this area was a boomtown that saw rapid expansion thanks to the thriving automotive industry. Today, Ferndale has a few bustling commercial areas and quiet residential quarters, as well as several places where you can come and play with your pup and your kids. It is a bedroom community for Detroit, which means big-city amenities are just a short drive away. You'll find three vet clinics in town to keep your pup tip-top.

Martin Road Park is one of the largest parks in the area. It has a sledding hill, a decent sized playground, and a walking trail. Restrooms and water fountains are available. Dogs aren't allowed inside the restrooms, but you can fill up their water dish here. You will need a leash to play, but your dog will enjoy a long walk in this quiet park.

If you want a cozy place to eat, then you should check out M-Brew. They offer several types of craft beer. The locals recommend the Piggy-Q pizza. This cozy spot is housed in an authentic and historic cabin where your dog is just as welcome as you are.

Fido will go mutts for everything Ferndale has to offer!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Ferndale

Pleasant Ridge

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Population Density
5,146 per sq. mi.

Pleasant Ridge

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In the heart of Pleasant Ridge, you will find Oakridge Park. This is park has a playground, a small paved walking loop, and lots of benches to rest on. The goal of this park is to provide everyone with a quiet spot to relax, and you can often see locals here reading books and chilling out with their families. Your dog can walk the loop trail as long as you keep him on a leash. Remeber that you are responsible for cleaning up after your pet. There are trash cans at the entrance of the park. There is no running water here, so please bring water to drink.

University Park

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Dog Parks
1 park

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5,146 per sq. mi.

University Park

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Come on over to University Park, which is home to several parks, including Wilson Dog Park. This is a small-ish dog park that is pawfect for playing off-leash and making new fur friends. The park provides Poo Pick-up Stations, which are located on both sides of the park. Water stations include a cement basin to keep everyone clean. You do have to register to play here, and that includes watching a training video. The gate requires a keycard to get in to ensure that everyone is following the rules. You and your pet will love this park so much that registration will be worth it!

Downtown

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Population Density
5,146 per sq. mi.

Downtown

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Inyo is an innovative and authentic Japanese-style restaurant. It features Asian cuisine and is a great spot to grab some sushi. You can bring your fur baby with you to enjoy some new flavors. Their outdoor tables are pet-friendly, so come on up and grab a seat! This is a popular spot, but Inyo doesn't take reservations unless you are part of a large group. If you're dining with your dog, it might be best to avoid peak times to ensure you can get a table. Doggie diners must be leashed. Inyo doesn't serve dogs, but you can bring a water dish and a few treats so your pup doesn't feel left out!

Nine Mile

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Population Density
5,146 per sq. mi.

Nine Mile

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Rosie O'Grady's is the place to go if you want food that is fresh and never frozen. From the hand-pattied Angus burgers to the fish and chips, everything is made from scratch, even the fries. You and your dog can come and eat at any of the outdoor tables. The specials change daily, so come on down to see what's on the menu today! Happy hour is especially pupular, so come join the crowd for half-price apps. Canine customers must be leashed and well-behaved, and don't forget to bring some waste bags, water, and treats with you.

City Center

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5,146 per sq. mi.

City Center

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The Emory is an upscale restaurant where you can come and drink a glass of wine and just enjoy the friendly atmosphere. The servers are known for always having a smile on their face. Your pup is more than welcome to join you for a meal at any of the outdoor tables. The fare is seasonal and changes regularly, which means the food is always fresh. This fancy spot is open daily for lunch and dinner and for brunch on the weekends. They have gluten-free options as well. This is the pawfect place to take your darling dog on a dinner date!

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