Dog walking in Hickory

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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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Victoria SHickory, NC

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Hi! My name is Victoria and I have always had a dog in my life. I’ve had a shih-tzu all the way to a lab. At the moment I have a lab mixed with GSP. His name is Zeke and he is like me child and I will treat your dog the same! I understand that your dog needs lots of love and exercise. I will make sure your dog will get everything they need and more! I look forward to meeting your best friend!

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Kelsey BHickory, NC

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I am currently a student at Lenoir Rhyne University, and I have been around dogs my entire life, big and small! I am an animal lover, but dogs in general have a very special place in my heart. Your pets are a part of your family, and I promise to treat your dog with the respect he/she deserves. Thank you!

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Briana HHickory, NC

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Hi there! My name is Briana. I am a wife and a mother to a 5 year old boy that LOVES dogs! I am also a personal trainer that loves to stay physically active in my free time. I have dog sat and dog walked for multiple friends and family members and it has become one of my favorite hobbies! I hope to meet your sweet pup soon

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Jolan MHickory, NC

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I am a mother (3 children and 2 fur babiee), Navy Veteran and Wildlife rehabber. I love walking and its a great way for me to help out other pet parents.

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Oral medicine administration, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Therapy training

Allison RHickory, NC

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Hello! My name is Aly and I have a chihuahua named Max and a chocolate lab named Olive that I love with all my heart! I have been a dog owner my whole life and also have PLENTY of experience dog-walking and dog-sitting as I have done that for people within my community and surrounding towns for many years. I enjoy every minute of it! I can't wait to hang out with your best friend!

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Becca SHickory, NC

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Black lab dog mom. Just received my PharmD and while I'm studying for boards I'd love to walk your pups!

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Jerome HHickory, NC

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Hi! My name is Jerome. I’ve been growing up around dogs of all breeds my whole life, and I love the energy and companionship they offer. Over the past few months, I’ve been a sitter for 2 beagles (Jack and Marth), and I couldn’t have enjoyed myself more. I’m excited to meet you and your best friend too!

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Kacey SHickory, NC

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I love dogs and being outdoors! I grew up with all sorts of pets and now have 3 dogs and a turtle of my own. I am currently looking to go to graduate school. Being around dogs is something I love. In undergrad we used to go to animal shelter once a week to give them some extra love.

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Sarah WHickory, NC

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Hello fellow dog lovers! My name is Sarah, and I have owned dogs (of all shapes and sizes) my entire life. I believe that dogs, and all pets, are a part of the family and should be treated as such. I work full time at a doggie daycare! I aim to spend as much time with pups as possible. They make me so happy! I am very patient and safe while handling dogs. I love meeting all kinds of new furry friends! I can’t wait to get to know your baby and shower him or her with attention and love while you are away!

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Kayla WHickory, NC

4.8

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Hi, I’m Kayla! I grew up in Ft. Lauderdale with two labs, golden retriever and two mixes. I currently have a shepherd mix and a collie/Italian sheepdog. I’ve loved dogs ever since I was little and I have experience with dogs of all sizes and ages, from 7lbs to 130lbs! I will treat your dog like my own and will make sure they’re happy and healthy.

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

Dog Walking in Hickory

Hickory, North Carolina is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Catawba River Valley. The town was named after a giant Hickory tree that stood where the first building was built in the 1790s. There are over 5,000 dogs in town, so there are plenty of dog-friendly places to go while you are in town.

If you like hiking, check out South Mountains State Park, which has 40 miles of trails with elevations of up to 3,000 feet and an 80-foot waterfall. You can even camp there with Fido if you like roughing it. This park is pretty deep in the woods, and the trails can be a bit tough for beginners but with the waterfall and mountains you cannot beat the view.

Baker’s Mountain Park is almost 200 acres with six miles of trails and tons of wildlife in the forested parts of the trails. Baker's Mountain has the highest elevation in the county at almost 2,000 feet and gives you a gorgeous view of the North Carolina Mountains. There are also campgrounds, picnic and BBQ areas, and a historic home hidden in the forest if you follow the signage. In general, the North Carolina Mountains make a phenomenal place to spend nearly the entire day with Fido. Enjoy your stay in Hickory, North Carolina.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hickory

6TH ST NW / 9TH AVE NW

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Population Density
1,883 per sq. mi.

6TH ST NW / 9TH AVE NW

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Jogging through the 6th St N.W. / 9th Ave N.W. neighborhood with their dog helps many pup owners relax after commuting home from a day at work. Getting together with two and four legged friends at Geitner-Rotary Park is another great place to walk Fido along the paved bike paths and enjoy the natural surroundings. Picnic shelters, a gazebo and a playground make this a wonderful location for the entire family. When you and your pooch are ready for lunch, head over to Fourk restaurant where you can enjoy American cuisine at one of the six pet friendly outdoor tables.


Route 70/ 8th ST Dr SE

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Population Density
1,794 per sq. mi.

Route 70/ 8th ST Dr SE

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Beautiful Kiwanis Park in the Route 70 / 8th Street Dr S.E. neighborhood offers walking trails where you and your pup can get some exercise and enjoy the sunny weather. The park also features picnic shelters and grills where you can meet up with friends and let your pup have a playdate while the humans socialize. The park also provides tennis courts, baseball fields, playgrounds, and even a splash pad! Got a hankering for pizza? Head to the Mellow Mushroom for a hip atmosphere where you can enjoy a cold craft beer with your pie on the outdoor patio while your pooch relaxes in the shade with a cool bowl of water.


Sweetwater/ Fairgrove

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
437 per sq. mi.

Sweetwater/ Fairgrove

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Fairbrook Optimist Dog Park is located in the Sweetwater/ Fairgrove neighborhood of Hickory. This park features fenced in areas for both large and small dogs, and doggy water fountains. Owners can relax along the benches while their playful pooches socialize with friends. After exercising and running off some energy, take a brisk walk to Tasteful Beans for frappes and a cool bowl of water at one of the pet-friendly outdoor patio tables. Explore the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Saturdays through November and enjoy meeting local farmers and tasting fresh produce. Often you will find special treats just for Fido.

North Hickory

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,590 per sq. mi.

North Hickory

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The one-acre St. Stephens dog park located in the North Hickory is pawfectly located to give pooches a place to run and play. Neighbors and their dogs find time to socialize and give Fido enough exercise to wear him out at the end of day. You and your pup will enjoy the walking trails to work out the kinks after a long day sitting in your chair or lounging at home. Your pup is welcome at J. McCroskey’s Irish Pub and Grill. This sports bar offers several pet-friendly outdoor patio tables where you and your pooch can enjoy the game.

Advent Crossroads/ Meadow Brook Village

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2,482 per sq. mi.

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Walking through the well-maintained Advent Crossroads and Meadow Brook Village neighborhood will give your dog a chance to exercise and work off some excess energy. Families can also plan a day at Bakers Mountain Park, which features 189 acres of forest and almost 6 miles of trail to explore. Your pooch will enjoy sniffing and scooting through the grass and wild flowers and experiencing nature. Picnic tables and two covered shelters provide a place for some snacks with your furry pals and a chance to refill your water bottles and dispose of poop bags. The park is a perfect destination for avid hikers who love the adrenaline rush of climbing with four-legged friends to the highest elevation in the county.