Dog walking in Apex

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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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Tony HApex, NC

5.0

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“I'll treat them like family”

I'm a big dog lover. I've had dogs for the last 19 years. My recent dog is a rescue dog from the SPCA. I care for my baby girl likes she's a human. She's my life and I like to share that love for your dog.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Tawni RApex, NC

4.9

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“Dog’s best friend!”

Hi my name is Tawni, I have had dogs all my life. I have had 3 liters of Pitt bulls born in my former home. I've fostered dozens of different dogs over the years. I have a 2 year old Chihuahua Besinji named Boomer! I love dogs and I love to walk!! Wag has helped me loose over 50 pounds and keep it off! Thank you all!!!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Phil KApex, NC

4.9

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“A pal to every pup and a friend to every feline.”

Hello, my name is Phil, your dog's new best friend! I have worked on the kennel side of an animal hospital, running their doggie day care. I also once ran Funny Bone Pet Sitting, Raleigh's original comedian run pet sitting and dog walking service.My audiences usually say my comedy is for the dogs, your dog will agree.

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Cate MApex, NC

4.9

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“Every dog deserves the best care!!”

Hi! My Name is Cate and I live in Raleigh with my husband and my two dogs- A Rottweiler/German Shepherd mix and a Husky. I have grown up with dogs and have pet sat for many families throughout the years. I will adjust to you and your dogs needs, and will pay attention to instructions and how your dog likes to walk! I love dogs of all shapes and sizes and am sure to give the best care and have fun with your dog! :)

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Heather SApex, NC

4.9

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“Companion pet care”

Heather here! I have been taking care of animals since I can remember, but I received formal training and an associate's degree in 2003 in Veterinary Technology. After graduation, I had the opportunity to work in several aspects of veterinary medicine, including general practice, wildlife and exotics, holistic care, emergency medicine, surgical specialty, rehab, and during all that began at home pet care.

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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

Nicole VApex, NC

4.9

(690)

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“OVER 680 DOG WALKS AND COUNTING, 5 STARS!”

Hi, my name is Nicole and I currently live in beautiful Raleigh, NC and I love dogs! I have the cutest 8 year old mutt named Vida and have grown up loving and caring for pets my whole life. I dog sit and board for friends, co-workers and I am a preferred walker with WAGS. When I care for your fur baby you can bet they are in good hands. We go on fun walks, hiking, or play in the back yard. I have so much experience with all types of breeds and I truly love animals so very much. 5 STAR RATING!

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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

Frank BApex, NC

4.9

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Retired, married, 35 year Durham resident, owner of a German Shepherd/Corgi mix. I'm fit, active and work out regularly. I'm honest, dependable and punctual.

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Tuan DApex, NC

4.9

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“It's always a nice day for a walk !”

Hello, I'm Tuan. I recently retired from a long career as a software engineer in RTP. Now, my daily exercise is to walk and explore the various neighborhoods in the triangle. I'd love to have your dog as my companion. The walk will do both of us good. I grew up with dogs and cats always underfoot. Unfortunately, my kids have pet dander allergies so no pets in the house for the long term. My wife and I handle our addiction by doing fostering weekends for one of the local shelters.

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

Jessica PApex, NC

4.9

(491)

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Hi there! I'm Jessica and I absolutely adore animals (especially SLOTHS). No matter the breed, disability, or temperment your pup has, I strive to leave them feeling loved and satisfied! I am going to school to be a Vet Tech and my long-term goal is to work with exotic wildlife in rehabilitation centers. I can't wait to meet you and your amazing pup!

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

Noe LApex, NC

4.8

(950)

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Hi my name is Noe! I am an animal lover; who grew up on a farm filled with all kinds of animals. I have taken care of animals including dogs, and horses at an early age. I am located near NC state campus in Raleigh, NC. I can't wait to meet your pup!

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Can run with dogs, 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

Dog Walking in Apex

Apex, North Carolina, is one of the suburbs of Raleigh and a very pet-friendly community. There are many animal-related attractions and amenities located in the large town. Apex is a great place for families, including families with cats, dogs or other pets. There is a lot of green and a strong community spirit which makes Apex one of the most attractive cities in the country.

One of the most beloved (or maybe barktastic!) parks in the city is the Apex Community Park. This sprawling community park offers recreational trails through woodlands and alongside a large lake. There are also benches, shelters, picnic tables and much more. Dogs are allowed to take advantage of the beauty, scenery, and activities as long as they are leashed.

Apex also offers off-leash opportunities for local dog owners as there are dog parks located at Hunter Street Park and Apex Nature Park. These parks are fully fenced and allow dogs to roam and romp around without a leash. Both dog parks are open to members only to ensure the safety and maintenance of the parks.

The American Tobacco Trail, a 22-mile rails-to-trails route that winds through Wake County, makes for a more historical and cultural expedition. While dogs have to be leashed at all times, the hiking trail makes for an interesting experience for both dogs and their owners.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Apex

Bonsai/ Frienship

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,074 per sq. mi.

Bonsai/ Frienship

48

The Bonsai/ Friendship neighborhood is pleasantly tucked in the center of Apex. Near the northern end of the neighborhood lies Apex Nature Park, which features 160 acres of beautiful paths and trails to explore with your dog for some good old fashioned exercise. There’s beautiful woodlands that can be hiked through,paved walkways, sports courts and fields, a playground, and an amphitheater. There is also a dog park inside with 2 acres of fenced and lighted space covered in wood chips for your dog to romp in with other pups! There are separate areas for large and small dogs, and water available. Your dog does need to be registered, and there is a membership fee to enter. Once here, your dog will never want to go home again!


Kelly Glen Drive

36
Population Density
2,775 per sq. mi.

Kelly Glen Drive

36

Kelly Glen Drive is a lovely area that’s right along the bend of two dog friendly parks. Near the northern area lies Kelly Road Park, with open grass for easy running and playing. The park is dotted with trees and includes covered benches for a break from the heat. Tucked in the center of the neighborhood is Kelly Glen Park, packed full of trees and trails for a truly nature filled experience. There are paved walkways that give truly breathtaking views, as well as open grass areas for those pups who just need to run. Guaranteed to be rated five out of five by your favorite pooches!


Pearson Farms

24
Population Density
2,775 per sq. mi.

Pearson Farms

24

Pearson Farms is a gorgeous little area tucked right up against Beaver Creek. This neighborhood is host to Beaver Creek Greenway, which is a dog friendly park with over 2 acres of gorgeous natural areas to take a stroll in, especially in the mornings or the evenings when the sun streams through the trees at just the right angle. Paved paths wind through majestic trees near a bubbling creek, providing the perfect scenery while you take your favorite four legged friend out for some exercise. This park and neighborhood is definitely a hit for dogs and dog owners alike.


Amherst

12
Population Density
3,743 per sq. mi.

Amherst

12

Amherst is a pleasant neighborhood nestled nicely near the center of Apex. Apex Jaycee Park borders the southern bounds of this neighborhood, and is the perfect place to take your pooch out for a morning stroll. This 23 acre forested area comes complete with paved paths, and hiking trails for the more adventurous. If hiking isn’t your style, there are sports fields where your dog can run and play to his heart’s content between local games. There’s also picnic shelters with grills available to make a day of it! Just be sure to keep your pup properly leashed.


Town Center

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,986 per sq. mi.

Town Center

0

The Town Center neighborhood is nestled in the heart of the city, and offers up the Hunter Street Park for your pup’s pleasure. This 12 acre park features a playground, sports fields, a walking trail, and most importantly, a dog park! With separate fenced in areas for large and small dogs, your pup is sure to have a blast! There are water fountains for the dogs, waste stations for easy clean-up, and benches and gazebos in shaded areas for you to relax on! Dogs do need to be registered and have to adhere to the park rules to play, and there is a membership fee to enter, so be sure to check this out before you go.