Dog walking in Apple Valley

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Flexible scheduling

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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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Tamara NApple Valley, MN 55124

4.99

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“I want to meet another 4 legged friend!”

I don't remember a time in my life when I haven't had a dog! My experience ranges from having dogs on a farm to my current urban life with my 13 year old boxer lab mix. I love to explore Minneapolis with an enthusiastic 4 legged friend!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Puppy care

Jess BApple Valley, MN 55124

4.99

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I have always loved walking and caring for all dogs. I've owned dogs my whole life. Currently I have two large American Staffordshire Terriers of my own that I walk daily. I've worked for DogVacay in the past and currently have regular weekly clients that I walk dogs for both for the company and for friends. I am a responsible human who will read and follow all instructions and leave your dog well exercised and happy exactly where I found them!

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Shaina BApple Valley, MN 55124

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“Life without dogs is no life worth living!”

Hi there, my name is Shaina! I am a huge animal lover! I have over 12 years experience with dogs and other animals, big and small. I have volunteered at a doggy grooming/daycare center and the humane society. I have a Pomeranian mix of my own, named Kiya. I groom my own animals and clip their nails. I love animals so much and really hope I can make a career out of helping them someday. Im available most days/nights! I look forward to meeting you and your awesome fur friends!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Alysson HApple Valley, MN 55124

4.99

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Mpls based LMT, athlete, animal rehabilitation volunteer (WRC, MACC) and animal lover. I’ve been working with dogs big and small for 22 years now, both in my home and in the field. Thank you for helping me do what I love!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kate NApple Valley, MN 55124

4.98

(526)

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“I look forward to walking your dog!”

Hi! My name is Kate. With the COVID-19 shutdowns this is my only way of income and I appreciate any and all walks. I joined Wag to be able to spend more time with pups and because it’s a great side job. I’m very responsible and patient with animals but also love to spoil them. I have walked dogs before and am excited to be able to schedule on my own with owners, I can’t wait to meet and walk your dog!

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

Jake PApple Valley, MN 55124

4.98

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I am a loving, caring soul that admires animals, especially dogs! I’ve owned a couple pugs and raised a pug puppy for my sister. My mother also had an Alaskan Malamute / Siberian Husky. All of these furry buddies I’ve spent lots of time together walking and spending quality time with. I am very dependable and have an excellent work ethic. I believe in customer service, and will do my best to make sure everyone is happy, including your best four legged friend! I have a diverse background, military veteran, former federal employee, and an IT lover! On the side I has a passion for animals and believe that animals, especially dogs calm and comfort the soul! I will ensure that your pet is loved, exercised, and is content as a Wag walker.

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Amy BApple Valley, MN 55124

4.97

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I have been married to Travis for 18 years. I have a teenage daughter who loves to play volleyball. I have two dogs, Sadie, a Weimaraner, who is 8 years old, and Bud, a German Shorthaired Pointer, who is 4 years. My dogs and I go on at least 2 walks a day. The neighbors know me as the dog lady. In the summer I enjoy camping, boating, hiking, and biking. In the winter I enjoy snowmobiling and snowshoeing. The dogs are usually along for the ride when possible.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Corey DApple Valley, MN 55124

4.96

(409)

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Hello. I am a high school teacher who loves dogs. I grew up on a farm and have been around dogs all my life. I've owned a Yorkie, Schnauzer, golden lab, and golden retriever. I'm constantly pup sitting for my friends. I'm an active guy who would love to use my available time meeting your dog and taking them for a walk.

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Sharon DApple Valley, MN 55124

4.95

(396)

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““Everything I know, I learned from dogs..””

Hi, I'm Sharon - I've always been a dog lover, sitter (not a current dog owner) so I'd love to get my dog fix this way. I enjoy walking, dogs love walking - so it's a good fit!

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Can run with dogs, Fast walker

Tony PApple Valley, MN 55124

4.94

(581)

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“Comfortable and confident with all breeds & needs!”

My name is Tony Petersen, I am 29 and live in Northeast Minneapolis, I would be happy to walk your furry friend! I have been walking and caring for dogs most of my life. I have two pugs at home, Patti and Doug, that are my best little pals.

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

Dog Walking in Apple Valley

Conveniently located just 20 miles south of Minneapolis, Apple Valley is a dog-friendly town with several parks and restaurants where you can spend quality time with your pup. Johnny Cake Ridge Parks East and West are fun destinations for your pup and the family. The parks feature open fields where your pooch can play, and playground equipment where the kids can run off excess energy. Plan a picnic with your friends and their canine companions and enjoy this well-maintained area in the heart of town.

Dining out with your pup is also easy in Apple Valley. The Valley Diner is a family owned restaurant serving home cooked American meals, and guests can relax at the outdoor tables with their pooch. If you are out spending time with the kids and the pup, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is a great option. There are tables on the outdoor patio where Fido will feel right at home. If you want to enjoy some fish and chips or gourmet burgers, head over to Rascal’s Bar and Grill. Pups are welcome at the outdoor tables, and you can enjoy socializing with family and friends.

When it’s time for Fido’s yearly checkup, you can choose from four different veterinarian clinics or hospitals in Apple Valley. These offices provide both routine care and emergency medical services to make sure your pup is happy and healthy. 

If you enjoy a small town atmosphere, but the convenience of a big city close by, Apple Valley is perfect for you and your pawsome pal. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Apple Valley

North Apple Valley

48
Population Density
442 per sq. mi.

North Apple Valley

48

Spending time with your pup at the Apple Grove Park is fun any time of the day. The convenient location is perfect for an afternoon stroll or an early morning jog before work. There are open spaces where you can play a game a fetch or walk laps around the walkway. If you are out with the kids, they will enjoy the playground equipment while you and Fido relax on a bench. Just a couple minutes north of Apple Grove Park, you can also play with Fido at the Carrollwood Park. This neighborhood park features playground equipment to entertain the kids and a walking path for you and your pup. 

Apple Valley City Center

36
Population Density
1,053 per sq. mi.

Apple Valley City Center

36

You will have several options when walking Fido in the City Center of Apple Valley. Valley Middle Park features athletic fields where your pup can run, or you can walk around the park admiring the plants and trees. If you get tired of this park, take a short walk over to Greening Park where the kids can enjoy the playground equipment while your pup sniffs the flowers and stretches his legs. A third option for getting some exercise is the Newell Park offering playground equipment and shaded benches where you and your pooch can relax and watch the kids play. Before heading home, stop by SmashBurger where you will find eighteen pup-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy a meal with family, friends and their canine companions. 

Longridge

24
Population Density
747 per sq. mi.

Longridge

24

Longridge Park is a great place to walk your pup and spend time with the kids. The athletic fields are open and provide plenty of space to run around and roll in the grass. You can walk along the path to stretch your pup’s legs and let him enjoy the fresh air. The playground is great for the kids, and you and Fido can watch from a shaded bench. Another option for walking Fido is Lac Lavon Park. Plan to stroll around the lake enjoying the view, or bring a picnic lunch. If you want to take the family out for dinner, head over to Spice Thai Cuisine where you and your pooch can enjoy your meal at the dog-friendly outdoor tables. 

Regatta

12
Population Density
613 per sq. mi.

Regatta

12

Located on Finch Ave, Regatta Park is a beautiful neighborhood park with a large field perfect to play a game of fetch with your pup. Walking Fido along the paths gives him an opportunity to sniff the trees and socialize with other pups in the park. The kids can play on the basketball court while you and your pooch walk some laps or relax on a bench. On the way home, stop by Vivo Kitchen where you can order a BLT, pizza or burgers and enjoy a drink on the outdoor patio. All of the tables on the patio are pup-friendly. 

County Rd 42/ County Rd 11

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
530 per sq. mi.

County Rd 42/ County Rd 11

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Just 2 miles outside of Apple Valley, the Alimagnet Dog Park is located in Burnsville and offers a great place to walk your pooch. This puptastic park offers a walking path and grassy play area where your pooch can sniff and roll around. The swimming pond is great for pups who enjoy the water, and the heated water bowls are perfect in the winter. The park offers lights during the evening hours, giving your pup a great place for some play time before bed. Doggie waste bags are provided to make it easy and convenient to clean up after your pup. Outside the dog park area, families can enjoy the disc golf course, canoe launch, playground and BBQ grill area.