Dog walking in Newark

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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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John LNewark, NJ

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(3410)

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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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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

Pedro BNewark, NJ

4.9

(3106)

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I have house sited and pet sited for customers who requested overnight stays. I took care of cats and dogs. I'm comfortable with all breeds and sizes! Can't wait to meet your pup.

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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

Susi MNewark, NJ

4.9

(2899)

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I doubt you're ever gonna find anyone who loves dogs more than I do. I've lived with dogs my whole life, walked at least 100 of my friends dogs, read dog books, volunteered at the Humane society in Hawaii, donate to ASPCA monthly, and just love them like crazy. I'm used to walking between 35.000 to 45.000 steps a day and can't wait to start walking your little one.

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

Oquan PNewark, NJ

4.9

(2098)

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I am a native New Yorker who has always had dogs growing up, including three pitbulls, a rottweiler and a pug. I currently have a 5-year old Shiba Inu named Rocky. I've always loved dog sitting for my friends and family. I'll walk your dog with the love and care that I do with my own!

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Matthew KNewark, NJ

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(1851)

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

Clarence HNewark, NJ

4.9

(1765)

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I'm Clarence. Born & raised in NYC & a single father of 2 boys, I was exposed to various dogs of relatives as a youth & have been in love with them ever since! I have experience with dogs of all sizes, ages & breeds, from Poms to Mastiffs. I love meeting new dogs & catering to each one's needs, as I know every dog is unique. I'm in great shape & run daily. I'd love to keep your pet healthy, fit & above all, happy! I'll treat your dog with love & respect & make your WAG! experience a PAWSOME one!

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Dan KNewark, NJ

4.9

(1713)

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Hi there. My name is Dan. I go to school at GW, and I'm looking to walk some local pooches to help pay for school. I'm new to the world of professional pet care, but I'm no stranger to caring for dogs. I have a basset hound mix named Bon Bon back home (who I miss like crazy) that I've loved and cared for the past 8 years. I've also had experience sitting and walking dogs for neighbors and relatives. I look forward to getting out to meet some new pups and brighten their days.

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Robert BNewark, NJ

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Hi!! Robert here in NYC - long time dog owner & lifetime dog lover. I’m reliable & your dogs safety is my number one priority. I can’t wait to be your dogs new best friend.

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Gideon SNewark, NJ

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(1611)

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Hello, my name is Gideon. I had two dogs when I was a boy, and I have always loved them. As an adult, I personally rescued a 6-month old Pit Bull Terrier who had been abandoned in the street, and she was the best dog ever! Training and raising her taught me a lot about how dogs behave, and how to walk them responsibly. Thank you for reading my bio, I look forward to meeting and walking your dogs!

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Ashley WNewark, NJ

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Ello! My name is Ashley, and I am a nature loving artist whose only desire in life is to love and be loved. I am passionate about creating things and exploring the wonders of life, as well as trying to change the world one smile at a time. I have grown up around many different animals and currently have a ferret who is more like my daughter than my pet. When I can I take her everywhere with me and do all that I can to make sure she has the best life that she can possibly have. It is my goal to open up a cuddle business where I offer love and support, reiki, therapy, and art lessons to those that would like to become the best versions of themselves that they can be. I have a background in psychology that I use everyday to understand all the living beings around me to adapt to the best possible way to interact with them as well as understand what makes them tick as a being.

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Dog Walking in Newark

Newark, NJ is a great city for dog lovers. Doting pup parents can choose between two veterinary hospitals (one with an emergency center) in Newark proper. Newark is known for being busy, but there’s always enough time to care for furrtastic friends. Stop by Hell’s Kitchen Lounge, where restaurant sponsored events contribute to local animal rescues, and for doggie dining with a great view of what Newark can offer.


Riverfront Park is a great place to enjoy neighborhood life in Newark. Dogs love everything there is to see and sniff in this bustling, waterfront park. Leashes are a must, but the view makes up for it!


If you need to spend a night in Newark, dogs love Hotel Indigo Newark Downtown. For a pet fee, your dog of eighty pounds or less can enjoy a comfortable place to rest their paws.


If your dog prefers passive people watching, Iberia Tavern is the place to park it. You can enjoy a drink and a meal on the outdoor patio, while your dog can enjoy a bowl of water brought to his preferred lounging spot outside. Life sure is ruff, isn’t it? In Newark, dogs can enjoy the finer things in life, from waterfront views to ice cold water bowls, without having to leave your side.


Best Dog Neighborhoods in Newark

Upper Roseville

48
Population Density
17,853 per sq. mi.

Upper Roseville

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Bordering the whole of East Upper Roseville, you’ll find Essex County’s largest park; Branch Brook Park. With 360 acres of expansive green grass and sniff-tastic trails to explore, this place is sure to give your dog a new leash on life! There is no better place to go for a day out in the warmer weather, and you can even admire the biggest collection of beautiful cherry blossom trees in the US during spring! This dog-friendly park welcomes everybody, as long as your pup remains on the leash. This place will make sure their tail is wagging all day long!


Weequahic

36
Population Density
21,209 per sq. mi.

Weequahic

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Weequahic Park is the second largest park in Essex County, with over 311 acres for you and your furry friend to explore; it even boasts the largest lake in the county! If your dog likes to ruff it, you can hit the jogging trails and get some exercise around the lake. For dogs that like to run the distance, they will love the greenery and 2.5 mile loop, with hills that will make a great workout for both of you! Be sure to keep your dog leashed within this public park, and enjoy a pawsome day out.

Forest Hill

24
Population Density
22,293 per sq. mi.

Forest Hill

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Forest Hill is bordered by Belleville Park, which is a community park with 32 acres of greenery and sniff-tastic jogging trails for you and your dog to explore. With extensive green lawns and over ¼ mile of winding wooded paths, this community park is a great place for exercising with your pup and escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. You can even enjoy the charming Japanese cherry blossom trees that overflow into the park during the season. In Belleville Park, all furry friends can be top dog here, as long as they remain on the leash.


North Ironbound

13
Population Density
41,068 per sq. mi.

North Ironbound

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North Ironbound offers food lovers plenty of dog-friendly restaurants to choose from, which gives you the oppawtunity to bring along your pup too! At the Adega Grill, you can enjoy pawsome fresh seafood at one of the outdoor dog tables, while Vivo Spanish Restaurants & Lounge lets you chill out with pet-friendly outdoor seating. The Campino Mercado also in the Ironbound neighborhood features a large dog-friendly patio, so you can make the most of the delicious food and good weather with your furry friend. Independence Park is the largest outdoor park in the neighbourhood that boasts paths lined with sniff-tastic trees that every dog loves to explore.  


Central Business District

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Population Density
4,217 per sq. mi.

Central Business District

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The Central Business District, also called Downtown Newark, boasts some delicious dog-friendly restaurants you and your furry friend can enjoy together. The NICO Kitchen + Bar has plenty of outdoor tables to make the most of the weather. If you call up La Cocina before you visit, they’ll set up a water bowl for your pup to have their own refreshment in their dog-friendly seating area! As a community gathering spot, Military Park is great for a leisurely stroll with your dog, and it’s always bustling with life. The park welcomes all dogs, provided they are on their leash and stay away from the lawns.