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I am an avid animal lover and outdoor enthusiast. I particularly love dogs. While I currently don’t have my own dog, taking care of others is how I fill that space in my life. I have walked and house sat many dogs over the years. I look forward to meeting your cute pup.
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Can run with dogs, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hello, my name is Allyson and I am a student at Wichita State University. I’m currently back home here in Minnesota for the summer and am trying to save up for my next year of school! I have a 12 year old dachshund at home that I love to death and I promise to treat your dog how I treat my own! If you have any questions please feel free to message me!
Hi! My name is Sarah! I am a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. I graduated with a double license in Elementary and Special Education. I am working as a Kindergarten Special Education teacher. I absolutely love dogs! I recently moved into my new apartment alone from my sisters place who has two boxers. After helping care for them for a year and now being on my own and having spare time on my hands after the work day, I can't wait to have some company walking your dog!
Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
“I love pups of all kinds!!”
Hello! My name is Channing & I cannot wait to meet your pup! I grew up with 3 chocolate labs & a minature shnauzer. I now am lucky enough to have a golden doodle of my own! I love walking dogs & would love to walk yours. Thanks!
Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker
Hi, my name is Austin. I have two years under my belt volunteering at the Wright County Humane society by walking dogs, feeding and watering the animals, and cleaning kennels. I also have ten plus years dog sitting for multiple families and occasionally more than one dog at a time.
“Love all dogs!”
I love all animals and always have! I have two older Jack Russell Terriers and have had them since puppies. They don’t need as much exercise as I do nowadays! I love being outdoors, and I will be donating my earnings. For each month, I pick a fundraiser to donate my earnings to. If you have anything close to your heart, let me know and I can consider that foundation I am a non-smoker.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hi there, I'm Bre and I LOVE dogs! I started volunteering at shelters when I was 14 all the way through college. I had the best dog ever, Godiva, from the ages of 12-22. I currently pet sit as much as I can and I love taking dogs on walks. I can't wait to be friends with your Best Friend!
Oral medicine administration
Big Lake is a dog-friendly area located between St. Paul and St. Cloud in Minnesota. This rural city has almost 215 acres of developed and undeveloped parkland and several miles of sidewalks and trails where you can stretch your legs with your special pal. There are two veterinary clinics in town if you need professional care for your pooch.
Just five miles southwest of Big Lake, you and Fido will find a furriffic park to explore together. Take a drive to Montissippi County Park in Monticello. This 170-acre facility has two miles of multi-use paved trails. Dogs are permitted to join you on the trail as long as they're on a non-retractable leash that's no longer than six feet.
Take a drive about nine miles east of Big Lake when you want to let your pup play off-leash with other canines. Let your furry friend run loose in the Lake Orono Off Leash Dog Park. You can also leash up and walk the trails of this lakeside facility with your furry friend.
When you want to grab a picnic in the park with your pooch, head to Hudson Woods Park just east of Big Lake on Highway 10. This area includes tables, benches, and open fields. Enjoy some time playing frisbee or walking through the fields with your canine companion. Dogs are allowed as long as they're under your control.
There are a variety of outdoor recreation activities for dogs and their owners to enjoy in and around Big Lake.
In the neighborhood of Mitchell and Lake Ridge, you and your canine pal will find private residences, a community park, and a pawtastic trail. If you want to get some exercise in a natural setting, take your pup to McDowall Park. Walk or jog along the trail that loops around the lake in this expansive facility. There are wooded areas, a wetland, a prairie restoration area, and benches here. Make sure you bring along some water and bags to pick up waste. Dogs are allowed to accompany you on the trail provided they're kept on a leash and under your control.
The Hidden Rivers development is located just east of County Road 5. Here, you and Fido can walk along quiet residential streets. When you want to go exploring in nature, head to Hidden Rivers Park. Stroll along the walking path that wanders in this undeveloped, 29-acre area. Follow the trail to the Elk River overlook. There's a gazebo with benches where you can relax and enjoy the water with your special pal. Dogs are permitted in this natural area as long as they're under your control and on a leash. Remember to bring some water and bags to pick up after your pooch.
North Big Lake is a rural community with private residences, streams, and ponds. This area is a lovely place to stroll along the road or sidewalk with your pup. If you want to do a little exploring along the Elk River, take your pup over to River Oaks Park. There are dirt hiking trails through the woods and fields of this 22-acre facility. Bring along some water and a snack to grab a picnic at one of the tables in the park. Your dog can join you here as long as he's on a leash and under your control. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pooch.
Big Lake Estates, on the south side of Big Lake, is a residential neighborhood with a few lakes and parks. When you want to get out and have a little picnic in the park with your pup, check out Wright's Crossing Park on Forest Road. This small area has some picnic tables and an open field where you can stretch your legs with your special pal. Another area to take your pup for a little play time is Stanford Park on Engle Wood Drive. Here, you'll find an undeveloped field where you can work on obedience or play frisbee with your furry friend. Dogs must be under your control in city parks.
Lake Ridge/Pond View is a quiet neighborhood on the western edge of Big Lake. Here, you and Fido will be able to take a walk along peaceful streets. There's a small community park in the southeast corner of this area. When you want to enjoy some extra green space, take your pooch to Lake Ridge Park on Pintail Street. Pack a lunch for you and your pal and enjoy a picnic at one of the tables in the facility. Dogs are welcome to join you here as long as they're on a leash and under your control. Make sure to bring along some water and bags to pick up your pup's waste.
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