Dog walking in Mountainside

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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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Meredith CMountainside, NJ 07092

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Hi! My name is Meredith and I grew up in New Jersey having been a pet owner my entire life. I am physically fit and am an avid NYC walker. I love meeting new dogs and take the responsibility of dog walking very seriously, making sure that every care and consideration is taken into meeting your dog's specific needs and habits. I look forward to meeting your four-legged best friend!

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John LMountainside, NJ 07092

4.9

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“Dog walking is no job; it's a passion!”

Hi there! I have been walking dogs in Hoboken, NJ for over 2 years now, which I absolutely love! I have had an endearing love for dogs since 2001 when my parents finally gave into the many pleas of my two younger brothers and I to get us a dog. We were introduced to Tiki, a magnificent Black Labrador, who became the sister we never had.

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Matthew KMountainside, NJ 07092

4.9

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I have lots of experience walking dogs. I’m eager, energetic, reliable and trustworthy. I will be cautious with your dog as I know how valuable they are to you. I will treat them as you would, as part of the family!

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Katherine BMountainside, NJ 07092

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“8 yrs experience | Full time walker | All breeds”

Hi my name is katherine, it will be a pleasure walk your pup! I have experience with different kind of dog, specialized in rescued and seniors dogs. I was volunteered for 7 years in Sudamérica helping to abandoned dog and helping them to find a new home. I’m very patient and I’ll fallow very careful any instruction that you give me. I been working with wag for at least 1 year. I will always happy to help you with your furry friend!

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Suzanne RMountainside, NJ 07092

4.9

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“Highly Seasoned Dog Walker”

I have worked in Finance for the majority of my career. I volunteer at the ASPCA and am passionate about animals; having had cats and dogs as pets my entire life. I see this as an opportunity to engage with dogs more and become part of another community focused on services for animals. I have had experience working with all breeds of dogs and have proven ability to defuse problems and/or issues that may arise unexpectedly. I have lived in Battery Park City since 2002 & the UWS prior to that.

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Sarah SMountainside, NJ 07092

4.9

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“Happiness is a walk in the park with a pup! :)”

Sarah is a creative, kind individual currently living in Red Hook. She works in Manhattan for an up and coming beauty brand, but looks forward to the opportunity to stay active as a part-time dog-walker. In her spare time she loves to read, write and play the ukulele. A lifetime lover of animals, Sarah is excited for the opportunity to help take care of your pup with a walk or play time. Sarah is not able to be a boarder at this time, but hopes to offer that service in the future as well!

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Stephanie DMountainside, NJ 07092

4.9

(1022)

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Hello my name is Stephanie. I have owned dogs from a child and would walk or house sit my neighbors dogs when they were on vacation. I currently own two dogs names Cheyenne 15 years old and Ares 13 years old and I took a course in grooming so also groom my own dogs. I volunteer online raising money for various dog rescues. Safety is my top priority and I hope to meet your best friend soon.

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Cassandra CMountainside, NJ 07092

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“It’s all about your dog”

I can’t wait to walk your dog! I’ve only had one dog since I live in an apartment so I really enjoy spending my time with dogs. I like that dog walking keeps me active and I look forward to the joy a happy dog can bring.

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Anne-Sophie CMountainside, NJ 07092

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“A dog lover who will care of yours as it was mine!”

Hi, I'm Anne-Sophie and I live in Hoboken since march 2018. I'm currently volunteer at Liberty Humane Society, a shelter in Jersey City and I also foster dogs in needs from the shelter. Since I'm 11 years old, I've been surrounding by dogs (big ones Beauceron and Cane Corso) and I truly love them. I'm proud and excited to become a dog walker and giving them time, petting, treats and great walks during their day! Can't wait to meet you and your 4-legged friend.

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Estefania BMountainside, NJ 07092

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“Have fun with Max and I today! (:”

Hi everyone! My name is Estefania. I am 27 and living in Jersey. I have been a dog lover all my life and have a pup named Max so I know that when it comes to having pets, they are our babies. I have been walking pups and dog sitting for the past ten years. I am available to board your dog all around the Manhattan/Jersey area as I can pick up your pup in my car and live in a home with a backyard. I'm super excited and I can't wait to meet you and your dog so we can start our adventures together!!

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Dog Walking in Mountainside

Mountainside is a tiny town of fewer than 10,000 people. Amenities for people with pups are readily available in larger adjacent communities. Mountainside lacks veterinarians, but dozens can be found within a twenty-mile radius. The city itself does not maintain many parks for you and your pup -- but don't fret just yet! Fortunately, there are many county and state parks in or near the city limits.  

Mountainside State Park will challenge you and your pup on a 1.6-mile loop trail up the mountainside. It is a short walk, but be ready for the climb -- hikers have remarked that it has its challenging spots. There are a few benches to rest on the way. The climb rewards you with an overlook of trees and the skyline of NYC. Don't fur-get to snap some pics from the top!

More hiking adventure can be found at Watchung Reservation. Watchung has miles of designated trails. Be careful to know your trail before you start out. Some hikers complain that some of the trails are not well-marked. Watchung has over 2,000 acres of nature in the heart of one of the most densely populated places in the country.  This beautiful oasis of nature is found in the tiny town of Mountainside. One of its trails takes hikers around the gorgeous Lake Surprise. This lake is a haven for many kinds of waterfowl. This trail is a good day's hike of eleven miles. Be sure to pack water for you and your pup for an adventure into the wilderness.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Mountainside

Mountainside

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
638 per sq. mi.

Mountainside

48

The city limits of Mountainside is home to the Echo Lake Dog Park. This is a special park for the area and attracts many visiting dogs. It is free and open to the public. Three acres of grass and natural terrain are fully fenced for dogs to socialize with their kind. This dog park has a few pieces of agility equipment to train on or for curious pups to check out. Many noses will be on the ground to get a whiff of nature here. This roomy dog park sets aside a generous piece of ground for the smaller dogs. This park has everything you need, including water and waste baggies. Human companions will find many shaded seats where they can relax and watch their pups play.

Woodbridge

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,225 per sq. mi.

Woodbridge

36

Thirteen miles south of Mountainside is Woodbridge, home to a furrific dog park that Fido won't want to leave! Woodbridge Dog Park has a fully fenced, grass-covered field for dogs to play leash-free. This dog park is nicely landscaped with benches in shaded areas of the park. A decorative white gazebo adds a bit of charm as well as shade to the dog park. A separate enclosure serves the needs of the smaller fur babies.  Agility equipment in the larger enclosure is a bonus.  Water is available for pups and their people. Waste stations around the park make it easy to pick up after your canine companion. The main park offers even more adventure on some trails through the woods. A leash is necessary in the main park.

Morristown

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,304 per sq. mi.

Morristown

24

Morristown is located eighteen miles north of Mountainside. Lewis Morris Dog Park is the pawfect place for pups to make new pals. This dog park has a paved playground completely enclosed for some freedom from the leash. A second paved enclosure is the small dog spot. This dog park gets some complaints from people because of the pavement. Dogs don't complain, though! The ground  is easier to keep clean. A dog may not need a nail trim if they play on this kind of surface. The dog park doesn't have places for the human companions to sit, though. Water is close by, but still a walk away from your pup. Waste stations are adequate, so bring some of your own baggies just in case.

bellevue Ave

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,971 per sq. mi.

bellevue Ave

12

Just nineteen miles north of town, you'll find a pupular dog park that attracts dogs from all over New Jersey! Brookdale Dog Park is a great place for Fido to sniff out some new friends. Dogs of all breeds and sizes enjoy this dog park. A small pup can play in the separate area set aside for their safer play. The park features pieces of agility equipment for those dogs in training for agility competitions, or just for the curious pup to try out.The ground here is covered with a gravel mulch. No need to worry about water or waste baggies! This pawesome park covers those needs too. People appreciate the many shaded spots where they can sit and supervise their pup.

Lyndhurst

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,659 per sq. mi.

Lyndhurst

0

Twenty-two miles north of Mountainside is Lyndhurst, home to Riverside County Park, which encompasses the Passaic River. Scenic walks and picnic spots are available for a person with a leashed dog to enjoy. The park includes a dog park for some woof-wonderful playtime off-leash with some canine companions. This dog park has an enclosure for smaller dogs too. Water is available for people and their thirsty pups, and the waste stations positioned around the park make clean-ups easy. People will find numerous balls and frisbees donated from previous visitors. If playing fetch doesn't interest your dog, there are plenty of shaded places to just sit and watch your pup interact with other dogs.