Dog walking in Sherrills Ford

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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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Leah HSherrills Ford, NC

5.0

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Hi, I'm Leah. I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to walk your dog! I grew up with a golden retriever mix, and now have my own doodle mix. I have experience dog sitting and dog walking small to large sized dogs both young and more mature. I love the joy that our furry friends bring to our life and I look forward to bringing joy to your pet's life as well!

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Julie MSherrills Ford, NC

5.0

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My name is Julie. I have owned dogs my entire life. Primarily large breeds, Boxers, Newfoundlands, Bernese Mountain Dogs, German Shepherds. I have personally trained every dog I have owned and helped friends and family with their dogs. I have been a Stay at home mom and recently became an Empty Nester. I am an active, fit 50 year old (ironman athlete). I am very excited about sharing my new "free time" with your fur babies.

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Christopher SSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

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“Happy Tails For You”

Being a pet owner started with my family’s Golden Retriever rescue. Over the years, I have spent many days watching and caring for friends’ and family’s pets eventually finding my own furry companions!

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Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Crystal SSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

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“Be the person a dog thinks you are.”

My name is Crystal. My love for pets is what sparked me to enter the wonderful world dog walking and pet sitting. I understand the importance of trusting someone to care for your "kids". I grew up with a household of furry friends! Many people thought my family was crazy for having so many pets! But I couldn't imagine my life without them. They bring so much joy and happiness to my family's life. Seeing their little faces everyday just puts a smile on my face!

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Darci FSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

(185)

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Hi I'm Darci and I can't wait to walk your dog! I've owned everything from shelters, strays and puppies. I’d be happy to let your dog out in the yard, take them for a nice walk or get a good jog going.

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Michelle DSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

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“Keeping your pet safe is my #1 priority.”

I am a retired federal government employee, having spent 20 years with the US Department of Justice primarily. I possessed a top secret clearance while at the DOJ. I am reliable and trustworthy and, most importantly, I LOVE animals. In fact, I am happiest when I am around them. My husband and I have a miniature Schnauzer, Lady, whom we adore. Other than caring for my own dogs, I have at least three years experience walking dogs and taking care of cats (and fish and turtles!) for others.

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

Katie BSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

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“I’ll treat your pets like family!”

I have always had multiple pets from a very young age and an innate love for animals. I currently have two pups- Barley the 65 lb Aussie-doodle and Blue the 50 lb Tennessee Brindle. They are both treated like my children and I try to give them the world. I hope to be able to extend the same love and care to your four-legged children!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Clio MSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

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“Ready to love on all of your pups!”

I will forever be a dog lover! I have walked and sat for many dogs of various breeds and sizes with different exercise needs. I also volunteer and am a foster at the Iredell County Animal shelter during my time off at NC State University. My dog, Max, loves his walks at Fisher Farm. Can’t wait to meet your cute pups!

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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Taylor HSherrills Ford, NC

4.9

(85)

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Hello, I'm Taylor, I know you've heard this before but I love dogs! I'm work really well with them. I work on different sites and have been doing this for a while so I have a lot of experience walking and boarding dogs. I have a dog myself so I'll treat your dog as if it was my own! If you have any questions please feel free to contact me!

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Morgan BSherrills Ford, NC

4.8

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“The Best Things In Life Are Furry!”

Hi, my name is Morgan! I am excited to help you with your dog walking needs. I have been a Wag! Walker now for over a year. I am a dog mom to a 4 year old English Bull dog and recently added a new Lab pup to our family. I have experience with many different dog breeds and all sizes. I love all dogs and am looking forward to meeting & caring for your fur babies.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Sherrills Ford

When you’re in Sherrills Ford, you’ll always be able to find pawsitively great things to do with your dog! This lovely lakeside town is home to a restaurant where you can bring your pup, and it’s also just a short drive from many beautiful dog-friendly parks. If your dog needs to see a veterinarian, there’s one highly-rated clinic in Sherrills Ford.

Want to go on a pawesome on-leash hike with your pup? Head over to Jetton Park, which is just 19 miles from Sherrills Ford. The 104-acre park features hiking trails that go around Lake Norman. There are also trails that will take you through a picturesque forest, and there’s a picnic area where you can have an al fresco lunch with your dog. Bring water and doggy bags, and have a good time hiking here.

Troutman Rail-Trail is another great place to go for walks with your dog. This trail is located about 15 miles from Sherrills Ford in Troutman, and it welcomes dogs on-leash. The one-mile trail will take you through Troutman’s shopping and business districts and past open fields where your dog can roll around in the grass. Your dog will always love sniffing around this trail!

Sherrills Ford and its surrounding areas are filled with dog-friendly parks and restaurants. When you’re in Sherrills Ford, you’ll never have to worry about running out of things to do with your pup!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Sherrills Ford

Slanting Bridge Road

48
Population Density
214 per sq. mi.

Slanting Bridge Road

48

This neighborhood is located right on Lake Norman, which is a stunning backdrop for on-leash walks with your dog. For great views of the lake, head over to the dog-friendly Landing Restaurant. Take your pup for a short stroll on the docks next to the restaurant, and enjoy the water views. Then, head over to Landing Restaurant for a tasty meal on the restaurant’s dog-friendly patio. Enjoy Landing Restaurant’s delicious all-American dishes, including burgers, baby back ribs, hoagies, and pizza. Bring your pup their own treat to enjoy, and have a fun time sharing a meal with your furry best friend!

Nantz Road

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,333 per sq. mi.

Nantz Road

36

If you’re looking for a furrific off-leash area for your dog, check out Swaney Point K-9 Park. Located 19.5 miles from Sherrills Ford, this 4-acre park offers separate areas for large dogs and small dogs who weigh 20 pounds or less. Both areas are shady and cool, and there plenty of picnic tables for owners. There’s also running water you can use to fill your dog’s bowl. Your pup will love meeting new friends here! If you need a pick-me-up after the dog park, head to Charlie’s Coffeehouse. Dogs are welcome at this café’s outdoor tables, and there are often treats available for pups. While your dog enjoys their treat, you can dine on freshly baked pastries and delicious coffee drinks.

Prosperity Church Road

24
Population Density
3,062 per sq. mi.

Prosperity Church Road

24

Want to take a long on-leash walk with your dog? Head to Mallard and Clark’s Creek Greenway, which is 31 miles from Sherrills Ford. This seven-mile-long greenway follows Clarks Creek, providing amazing views the whole way through. The trail also takes you through floodplain forest and University Research Park. Bring plenty of water and doggy bags with you, and have a furtastic time hiking here. If all that walking makes you hungry, head to McAlister’s Deli. Sit at one of their dog-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy gourmet sandwiches, hearty soups, fresh and healthy salads, and stuffed potatoes.

36th Avenue Northeast

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,178 per sq. mi.

36th Avenue Northeast

12

This Hickory neighborhood is home to another fun off-leash dog run, St. Stephen’s Dog Park. This dog park is 26 miles from Sherrills Ford, and it has a fenced, one-acre area where your dog can play, run, and meet new friends. There are lots of benches and picnic tables for owners to sit at, and there are trees to keep the park shady and cool. There’s no running water at the park, though, so be sure to bring some with you. To use the dog park, you’ll have to fill out an application and pay a small fee to the Catawba County Parks Department. Once you do that, you’ll be free to use the dog park anytime you like. Your pup will love playing in this fun-filled park!

Lake Norman State Park

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Population Density
392 per sq. mi.

Lake Norman State Park

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If you’re searching for another fun place to take your dog for an on-leash walk, try Lake Norman State Park. This park is just 11 miles from Sherrills Ford, and it’s home to four lovely trails. If you want to take an easy hike with your pup, try the .8-mile Alder Trail. This beautiful trail offers great views of Lake Norman. If you want to go on a longer hike, check out the 6.20-mile Lake Shore Trail. This moderate trail will take you through the woods and along Lake Norman. Bring doggy bags and water for your pup, and enjoy hiking here!