Dog walking in Oakdale

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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

“Kind and Dependable Caregiver”

Hi! I'm Sarah. I absolutely love dogs and love spending time exercising outdoors, so the opportunity to take your pup for a walk is a win-win! Most of my experience with dogs comes from the rescue dogs that I foster. I've had the privilege to work with a wonderful local rescue for the past year, and have helped five sweeties find their forever homes. I'm very grateful for all the fantastic dogs I've been able to care for over the years.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training

Dog Walking in Oakdale

With the streets lined with tall oak trees, it's no wonder the city of Oakdale was named after the trees that populate the area. Although the area is the 32nd largest city in the state, and the most populous city with the name Oakdale, it still provides lovely hometown charm and atmosphere. The close-knit community has always had a love for man's best friends, and continues to today  with the incorporation of a dog-friendly community, walkable downtown, and lots of parks.

The best place to bring your pup is the Oakdale BARK Park thanks to its large natural area that's completely fenced-in for off-leash play. The terrain is a mixture of thick vegetation, open fields, and a dirt path. Dogs can enjoy a large dog area or a small dog area if they are under 30 pounds, with access to features like water fountains, double-gated entrances, clean-up stations, and trash bins.

If you're looking for a serene and quiet place to take Fido, it's best that you walk on over to the Oakdale Nature Preserve. The preserve has over 220 acres of land, with beautiful natural areas and recreational fields. Leashed pups can travel through nature trails, boardwalks, and paved walkways that surround MudLake and connect back to features like a Basketball Court, picnic shelters with grills, a playground, tennis courts, benches, water fountains, and trash bins.

You and Fido will have plenty of other places to play to, like the Oakwood Lustre Park, Goodwin Park, and Oakfield Park. Wherever you decide to do, Oakdale will provide lots of room for you and your pup, including seven veterinarians.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oakdale

North Oakdale

48
Population Density
2,537 per sq. mi.

North Oakdale

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North Oakdale is a gorgeous neighborhood filled with grassy fields, dense trees, and residential homes. The neighborhood is home to Northdale Park, a green field surrounded by thick forests. The private area has lots of shade and space to run around and play, with a dirt trail that connects the two baseball fields, a pavilion with picnic tables, and a playground. Dogs can play in the ball fields, but must remain on a leash at all times. The park also features water fountains, benches, and trash bins. Preservation Park is another dog-friendly park inside the area that offers a nice flat field and a forested trail that leads to the nearby lake. Inside the park, there are benches, a playground, trash bins, a pavilion, and picnic tables.

Oak Woode Ponds

36
Population Density
2,613 per sq. mi.

Oak Woode Ponds

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The neighborhood of Oak Woode Ponds is a residential community that also shares its space with a series of ponds and thick forests. The Garden Boulevard Park is a perfect example of this, as it has a beautiful grassy area that surrounds a mossy pond. The park extends around the pond and provides a looping trail that encircles it and connects back to the developed area, where there are features like a gazebo, benches, picnic tables, and trash cans. The Tilsen II Park is similar, hosting even more open space around a pond, with a paved trail and a picnic table inside it. The best part of these parks is that dogs do not have to be on a leash, but you will need to bring water and clean-up bags.

40th St and Hadley Ave N

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Population Density
1,732 per sq. mi.

40th St and Hadley Ave N

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The 40th Street and Hadley Avenue North neighborhood is located at the central eastern part of the city, filled with residential homes and wetlands. Some of those natural wetlands belong to the Eberle Park, which provides a designated park to bring Fido to walk and play. The park itself is half rural, half developed with a well-kept grassy area and paved path to playing in that connect to an undeveloped field that surrounds a fishing pond. There's also a playground, picnic tables, and a pavilion in the park where Fido can sit and relax under the shade as long as they remain on a leash.

Granada

12
Population Density
3,556 per sq. mi.

Granada

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Granada is a suburban residential neighborhood north from the town's center and downtown area. The Richard Walton Park is the best place to go to in the community and city, thanks to its large recreational fields and open space. There are 8 baseball fields, 4 of which are fenced-in, tennis courts, four picnic pavilions, a playground, and enclosed basketball courts. Connecting all these features is a paved path which also leads to the neighborhood pond, providing an area to picnic at or fish. Leash up Fido and enjoy access to additional features like water fountains, benches, clean-up stations, nighttime lights, and trash bins.

South Oakdale

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Population Density
2,285 per sq. mi.

South Oakdale

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South Oakdale is a packed residential community right on the shore of Tanners Lake. Also on the lake is Tanners Lake Park, an expansive park with a variety of amenities for everyone including a fenced-in baseball field, enclosed tennis courts, a playground and paved walkways. Additionally, there's also a beach area, pavilions, a volleyball court, open space to play in, water fountains, clean-up stations, a fishing pier, and a boat launch. Powerline Park is a quieter park in the neighborhood, with space to run, play and walk around in. There's a .3-mile trail along a wetland region, with benches and trash bins along the path. Dogs are not required to be on a leash inside this park, but remember to bring them water and clean-up bags.

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