Dog walking in Rockaway

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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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Meredith CRockaway, NJ 07866

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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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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care, Fast walker

Stephanie DRockaway, NJ 07866

4.9

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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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Karen RRockaway, NJ 07866

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Hi! My name is Karen. I am a huge dog lover, I've never met a dog I didn't love, and make instant friends with the pups I meet. I have had dogs my whole life, including now. I have a rat terrier as well as a super hyper chi-weenie that I rescued from running in traffic. While my dogs are small, I also foster dogs and most of the ones that come to me while awaiting a forever home are pit bulls or other misunderstood pooches. I love them all. I know how much you love your dog, and I will treat them like I would my own. I cant wait to meet your pup!

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Jaclyn CRockaway, NJ 07866

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“Flippin’ Pawsome Dogs Deserve the Flippin’ Best”

Hi, I'm Jackie and I've been a dog lover since birth...seriously, recently unearthed home movies show my parents teaching me to say "dog sit" at 9-months-old. In addition to Wag, I own my own dog training business. I own three dogs: an American Pit Bull Terrier named Kid, a poodle/terrier mix named Charlie and a working-line German Shepherd named Grady. I look forward to meeting your pets and giving them the same care and love I give to my own dogs on walks.

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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

Sonya WRockaway, NJ 07866

4.9

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“Making fetch happen all day, every day!”

Hi, I'm Sonya Walker. I possess a great love for d--my two rescue dogs are my children--so I know how important your dog is to you, and I will make sure your dog is well taken care of. I have walked and cared for my as well as my friends', family's, and neighbors' dogs my entire life, and after 27 years of being a classroom teacher, I have decided to make my passion for dogs a new career. I look forward to meeting and caring for your dogs soon!

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

Zena VRockaway, NJ 07866

4.9

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Hey Guys! My Name Is Zena, I've been working with Wag for 2 Years now. I've worked at a Dog Resort and Spa that caters to dog walking , boarding , Grooming as well as a Daycare center for dogs. I'm very patient,gentle, trustworthy and reliable. I Follow instructions very well with no Ifs, ands, or buts about it. I look forward to meeting your pups and Having fun on our walks.Thank you!

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Jennifer BRockaway, NJ 07866

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“Dogs..loyal companions...our fun furry friends!”

Hello!!! I am a mom, and an animal lover! I have had many pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and fish. I have walked all breeds of dogs, all sizes and all ages of dogs. I have experience walking dogs in all kinds of weather. I am prepared in the heat with extra bottles of water. I am prepared for puppies with toys such as balls to play with. No matter the weather I am ready and prepared to walk.

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

Jasmine MRockaway, NJ 07866

4.9

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“Trusted and reliable”

I’m Jasmine Milano, a trusted & reliable Dog lover with extra time on my hands to care for you’re beloved pooch, have extensive animal care experience, walking, boarding, sitting. Dogs are like children to me, I treat all dogs equally and always making sure to give the best most positive, safest fun experience.

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

Brianne MRockaway, NJ 07866

4.9

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“The best care for your best friend”

I've loved dogs for as long as I can remember and my dream is to work with them as a living. I am currently taking classes with Catch Canine Trainers Academy to become a dog trainer and I volunteer weekly at St Hubert's to walk dogs. I would love to walk your dog, take them on hikes, play fetch with them, or just chill if that's what they prefer.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Tim CRockaway, NJ 07866

4.8

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I'm 22 years old, currently studying for a vet tech certification, and I've loved dogs all my life! I worked at Best Friends for over a year, and have experience handling all kinds of dogs, even those that tend to be a little skittish. I'm an eagle scout with years of experience working at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, where I worked in the Ecology area and took care of all kinds of animals, from snakes to birds. I look forward to meeting you and your furbabies!

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Dog Walking in Rockaway

A center for iron manufacturing during the Revolutionary Period, Rockaway is now a modern New Jersey borough with a strong sense of history. About an hour's drive from New York City, Rockaway is home to two animal hospitals to keep your best friend in tiptop shape.

Make sure your pooch stays happy and healthy by taking him for daily walkies! The Jackson Avenue River Park is a furrific place to do just that. With the Rockaway River flowing through this quiet park, you and Fido will be treated to beautiful views of the water as you take a leashed stroll around the area. Benches and picnic tables provide several spots to relax and eat, so do pack some food and treats.

The adjacent Donatoni Community Park is another good spot for Fido to stretch his legs. Doggos are welcome on the walkways as long as they are leashed and cleaned up after. The park houses a playground and athletic fields, but these are off-limits to four-legged visitors.

If all that walking has made you and your pooch hungry, head over to Missy's Main Street Cafe to grab some food. This eatery is very pup-friendly, with outdoor tables and even a menu especially for dogs!

Visit the Borough of Rockaway for a pawsome time with Fido!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Rockaway

Rockaway Borough Center

48
Population Density
3,123 per sq. mi.

Rockaway Borough Center

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Parks Lake is a puptastic place to bring the entire family, including children, seniors, and doggos. This multi-use park features a 0.7-mile paved walking track that encircles a small pond, a gazebo that hosts free summer concerts and other programs, and benches all around where you can just chill and hang out with your pup. You'll also find a semi-private, man-made beach that's only open to members during the summer months. The lights are kept on all night at Parks Lake, making it a safe place to go for a leashed walk or jog at any time of the day.

Lake Telemark

36
Population Density
146 per sq. mi.

Lake Telemark

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Go on a nature getaway with Fido at the Farny State Park in nearby Rockaway Township. Explore the great outdoors of New Jersey as you and your pup follow the various hiking trails that meander across the 589-acre natural area consisting of a mixed oak harwood forest, streams, and swamps. Before entering the park, you will see the Splitrock Reservoir, which provides drinking water to Jersey City. Other activities that are available at the Farny State Park include birdwatching, fishing, and cross-country skiing in the winter. The park follows a “carry in, carry out” policy, so be sure to pick up after Fido. Bags are supplied throughout the site in case you forget to bring your own.

S Morris St / Penn Ave

24
Population Density
6,629 per sq. mi.

S Morris St / Penn Ave

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If you and Fido find yourselves in this neighborhood in the nearby town of Dover, be sure to stop by scenic Hurd Park. A popular spot for prom and wedding photos, Hurd Park is home to several cherry blossoms that line both sides of a winding stream, making it a truly picturesque location. Though beautiful all year round, it is recommended to visit during the spring and fall. Don't forget to take photos with your pooch at this puptacular park! About a mile from Hurd Park is Crescent Field, where you can go for a leashed stroll on the paved walking paths and have a picnic at the picnic tables.

The Forges at Denville

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,382 per sq. mi.

The Forges at Denville

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Is Fido feeling lonely and in need of some canine friends? Then take him to the Happy Hound Playground in the adjacent township of Denville! Located within the Veterans Memorial Field complex, the Happy Hound Playground is a fenced-in, off-leash area where Fido can play fetch and run around with other doggos in a safe environment. Do note that this dog park is only open to members with annual passes, which can be obtained from the police department by both residents and non-residents. While you're waiting for Fido's application to be approved, you can take him for a leashed walk around Veterans Memorial Field instead.

Route 10 / Powder Mill Rd

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,027 per sq. mi.

Route 10 / Powder Mill Rd

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The Central Park of Morris County in nearby Morris Plains houses a dog park that's pawfect for pooches of all sizes and energy levels. The expansive site is divided into three sections: one for small dogs; another for large dogs; and a shared area where everyone can go on a short, off-leash nature hike. The Central Park County Dog Park is very popular, so Fido will surely make some new friends here. If your pooch is shy and not sociable, go for a quiet walk in the woods at nearby Mountain Way. This hidden gem contains well-marked and well-maintained trails that make for easy hikes.