Dog walking in Lauderdale

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

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 NLauderdale, MN

4.9

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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

Sandy GLauderdale, MN

4.9

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“I LOVE all dogs ! Their safety & FUN comes first !”

I LOVE all dog breeds! I’ve grown up with dogs and currently have a rescue dog. I am very active and enjoy the outdoors. I would love to spend time with your pets !

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

Amy BLauderdale, MN

4.9

(501)

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I have been married to Travis for 19 years. I have a teenage daughter who loves to play volleyball. I have two dogs, Sadie, a Weimaraner, who is 9 years old, and Bud, a German Shorthaired Pointer, who is 5 )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

Bryan DLauderdale, MN

4.9

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I know you've never met me but you're dog will be glad they've gotten to. I've had dogs in my life since the very beginning and I've enjoyed my time with every one. I'm always willing to go out of my way to give your dog the experience you want it to have, because that's what I would want for mine. I look forward to getting to meet your four legged friend.

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Tony PLauderdale, MN

4.9

(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

Kate NLauderdale, MN

4.9

(527)

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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

Jess BLauderdale, MN

4.9

(507)

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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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Brian FLauderdale, MN

4.9

(461)

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I have been walking my friends dogs daily for a few years. I have some extra time in the summer (I am a teacher), so I thought I would expand this to other dogs in the metro area. I am honest, responsible, and trustworthy. I promise to treat your dog as if he/she is my own.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Alysson HLauderdale, MN

4.9

(461)

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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 23 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

Corey DLauderdale, MN

4.9

(447)

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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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Dog Walking in Lauderdale

If you live in Lauderdale, Minnesota, you know how many fun things there are to do with dogs here! This town has one off-leash dog area, and it’s just a short drive from many other great dog-friendly parks, restaurants, and shops. While there are no veterinary clinics in Lauderdale itself, there are many good options in nearby Minneapolis and St. Paul.

If you’re looking for a fun place to take your dog for a walk, check out Como Regional Park. This park is just five miles from Lauderdale, and it welcomes dogs on-leash. While you’re here, you and your pup can go for a stroll on the park’s 2.3 miles of paved trails. You can also relax and enjoy views of beautiful Como Lake, or you can go for a picnic together at one of the park’s multiple picnic pavilions. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a great time exploring this park!

Lake Harriet Rose Garden is another beautiful place to take your dog for an on-leash walk. This garden is nine miles from Lauderdale, and it has numerous paved pathways that take you past stunning rose bushes and ornate fountains. You can also go for walks along nearby Lake Harriet. You and your pup will both have fun in this peaceful garden.

Lauderdale and its surrounding area are filled with parks and restaurants that your pup is sure to love. You and your dog will never have to worry about running out of things to do when you’re in Lauderdale!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lauderdale

Pleasant Street

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,627 per sq. mi.

Pleasant Street

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This mostly residential neighborhood is home to Lauderdale’s pawesome off-leash area. Located within Lauderdale Community Park, this dog run includes one fenced-in area where dogs can play and meet other local dogs. If your dog gets thirsty, water is available in the park. After your pup is finished playing in the dog park, put their leash back on and take them for a walk on Lauderdale Community Park’s paved pathways. If you’re hungry, you can also take your pup for a picnic at the park’s shaded picnic pavilion. You and your dog will both have a great time exploring this furrific neighborhood park!

Northeast Minneapolis Arts District

36
Population Density
7,205 per sq. mi.

Northeast Minneapolis Arts District

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Located four miles from Lauderdale, Northeast Minneapolis Arts District is a mixed residential and commercial area with lots to offer its furry residents and visitors. If you want to take a fun on-leash walk with your dog, head to Gluek Park. This park has a paved pathway that goes along the beautiful Mississippi River. If your dog gets thirsty while you’re walking, doggy water fountains are available in the park. After you’re finished with your walk, treat your dog to lunch at Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room. This restaurant allows dogs on their heated patio, and they have a three-course doggy menu that includes appetizers, entrees, and desserts for pups. For their human customers, they offer all-day breakfast, tasty pizzas, burgers, and more.

Merriam Park

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,170 per sq. mi.

Merriam Park

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If you’re searching for a fun off-leash area for your dog, check out Meeker Island Dog Park. This dog park is about five miles from Lauderdale, and it’s located right on the Mississippi River. While you’re here, your pup can run, play, and meet other dogs. Or, they can go for swims in the river. The area is unfenced, so be sure to keep your dog under voice control while they’re in the dog park. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a pawesome time playing here! If you want to get a pick-me-up after the park, head to Coffee Bene. Sit at one of their dog-friendly outdoor tables, and enjoy hot and cold coffee drinks and freshly baked pastries.

Nicollet Island

12
Population Density
7,499 per sq. mi.

Nicollet Island

12

Nicolett Island is a bustling urban area with a park that welcomes dogs on-leash: Nicolett Island Park. This park is just four miles from Lauderdale, and it has a paved pathway that offers views of the first dam on the Mississippi River. You can also take your dog for walks through the park’s beautiful garden. After the park, continue your fun day out with lunch at Aster Café. This café serves an eclectic array of sandwiches, bowls, and salads that feature flavors from around the world. Dogs are welcome to join you on their outdoor patio, and your server will bring a water bowl out for your pup.

Downtown White Bear Lake

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Population Density
2,065 per sq. mi.

Downtown White Bear Lake

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If you want to spend the day at the beach with your dog, White Bear Dog Beach is perfect for you. This beach is 14.5 miles from Lauderdale, and it welcomes dogs on-leash. While you’re here, you and your dog can go swimming together in White Bear Lake. You can also go for strolls along the shoreline, or you can simply relax on a blanket and enjoy views of the water. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a great day out at the beach! If all that fun in the sun makes you hungry, head to Washington Square Bar and Grill. Grab a seat on their dog-friendly patio, and enjoy omelets, burgers, sandwiches, and more.