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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.
I have lived with pets (dogs, cats, fish, and even a hedgehog!) all my life. I worked as a dog walker and pet sitter while completing an internship a few years ago, and it was one of the best jobs I have ever had! Being around dogs makes me happy, and I am excited to spend time walking and caring for your pets!
Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker
“Trying to be the person my dogs think I am.”
I believe dogs are the purest souls in existence, but my love for all animals knows no bounds. In my free time, I volunteer at the Wildlife Rescue Center where I help take care of a variety of critters like opossums, squirrels, turtles, geese, etc. I have two large, young dogs and two senior cats, all of whom I love almost as much as my two actual human children. Caring for those who need to be cared for fills my cup, so nothing would make me happier than to help you take care of your fur baby.
Top Pet Caregiver
“Animals are my passion!”
Animals are my passion! I have years of experience dog sitting, dog walking, and fostering! Your dog will be in the best hands when you choose me! I have a black lab/German Shepard mix dog of my own, there is no task that I can’t take on!
Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care
Hi, my name is Nicholle and I’ve been a fur-mom for about 3 years. I currently have a 2 year old yellow lab and a 4 month old yellow lab that are like my children. I know that our fur children require a lot of exercise and interaction, so I’d love to help fill in to make that happen for your fur children.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
“Dogs have better personalities than most humans.”
Hi there! I'm Lexy, and I absolutely love dogs. I've grown up with dogs since birth, and nothing puts a bigger smile on my face than seeing a dog out and about. While I love all shapes and sizes, I do have a soft spot for big dogs! I have years of experience walking dogs, as well as dog sitting. Tell your dog I can't wait to meet them!
Top Pet Caregiver
“Current vet tech walking dogs on the side!”
I am currently a vet tech and enjoy working with animals every day. I have a dog, a cat, and two fish tanks. I have had dogs all my life and believe in positive reinforcement.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hi! My name is Ramya and I’m a college student studying neuroscience. I love dogs and would love to walk and care for your dogs! I myself have a pup so I know how important it is to take good care of pets!
Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Fast walker
Hi! I’m Aly. I’ve had many pets throughout my entire life and adore all animals. I’m often at the Anti-Cruelty Society and have worked with many dogs there! I have also walked many dogs with other Wag walkers so I have plenty of experience! I also have gloves and a mask for safety if you prefer!
Hello my name is Mary and I am recently retired so I have flexibility and I happen to love dogs. I’m in great physical shape so Dog walking is not a problem. I am personable, dependable and once I accept a job I am committed. I have my own transportation so I can easily come to you. If you need me to board your dog at my place that is also an option. I will work around your needs.
I absolutely love animals! My family has always had dogs and I have two chihuahuas of my own that I absolutely adore! I just moved back to St. Louis after working as a Dolphin Trainer on the island of Curacao and am looking for ways to make money and fill my time!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Villa Ridge is a small rural community. People living here or visiting with a furry family member don't have to travel far for fun activities and services! There is one veterinary hospital operating in town. Others can be found in nearby Washington, Pacific, and St. Louis County.
Purina Farms is located only six miles east of Villa Ridge. This attraction operated by the pet food giant allows your leashed dog to accompany you to most of the property. (Some restrictions on leashed dogs do apply for the safety of animals or for sanitation.) The Visitor Center and most of the attractions operate seasonally. Purina Farms recently built a complex to host dog shows and agility and obedience trials of all kinds.
For an outdoor adventure, Robertsville State Park is only nine miles east of Villa Ridge. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash no longer than 10 feet. The state park has camping sites and is a popular place to launch boats and fish. Two trails of moderate difficulty will take a hiker and leashed dog through a tranquil natural setting of tall trees, brush, wildflowers, and creeks. Spice Brush Trail is a loop trail of about a mile in length. Lost Hill Trail is a 2.6-mile loop that connects to the campground.
People with pups do not have to look far away from Villa Ridge for interesting things to explore and do!
The South Point neighborhood of Washington is located ten miles west of Villa Ridge. South Point Bark Park was named in 2017 and officially opened up its grassy space for all dogs to enjoy. The dog park is fully fenced and double-gated so dogs can rid themselves of the leash, sniff out a few new pals, and get some exercise. Amenities are few at the moment; water and a pavilion are planned for the future. A huge shade tree in the dog park gives the human companion a bit of relief from the summer sun. The dog park is free and open to the public from dawn to dusk.
The center of Washington is located ten miles east of Villa Ridge. Burger Park is a good place to explore when the cool weather moves in. Here, people with pups will find a fully-fenced dog run for off-leash exercise and socialization. This is a seasonal dog park, so check with the city of Washington for operating schedules. This basic dog run offers a patch of grass and dirt for pups to sniff, run, and play in. Human companions have water on-site, and there are waste supplies and receptacles. The dog run provides no seating for human companions, though. This dog run is free and open to the public. Hours are from dawn to dusk.
Wildwood is located seventeen miles east of Villa Ridge. Happy Hounds Playground gives hounds a place to have a pawesome good time! This privately-owned dog park has ten fully-fenced acres for dogs and their people to enjoy. Dogs may run leash-free and explore various pieces of dog-friendly playground equipment. Splash pads and a swimming pond give dogs a chance to cool down during those hot months. The dog park also has a nature trail for dogs and people to explore. Small dogs have a separate section of the property for their own playground. Visitors must buy a membership and pay a monthly fee to visit Happy Hounds.
Ellisville is located twenty-two miles east of Villa Ridge. A four-legged pal will welcome a visit to the Ellisville Dog Park! This beautifully landscaped dog park offers large dogs .28 acres of grassy ground for leash-free mingling and exercise. Small dogs lay claim to their separate patch of .11 acres. Drinking water is provided for person and pup. The human companion will find a nice shaded bench from which to supervise their furry friend at play. Waste stations are amply stocked with the necessary supplies. This dog park requires a small annual fee and registration with the city of Ellisville.
Ballwin is located twenty-four miles east of Villa Ridge. Tails and Trails is an exceptional dog park operated by St. Louis County that offers pups five acres of prime real estate for off-leash fun! The fenced natural terrain includes a creek and a small lake. Small dogs have their piece of pup paradise, too. Pet parents can sit on many of the benches scattered throughout the dog park, or head to the pavilion. The dog park has four pieces of agility equipment for training or for a curious nose to explore. Drinking water is available for all. This dog park requires a fee and registration with St. Louis County.
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