Dog walking in Somerville

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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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Michele WSomerville, NJ 08876

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Hello! My name is Michele, and I am a high school biology teacher. I love animals! I previously had a dog of my own, but cannot own another one right now. That's why I would love to take your pup for walks around the neighborhood or at a nearby park. I loved taking my former dog for walks on local hiking trails and to the dog park for playtime. Can't wait for an enjoyable walk with your dog!

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Kevin HSomerville, NJ 08876

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“Your friendly neighborhood dog walker”

I started pet sitting when I was in high school. Several of my friends had dogs that I would care for while they were away. To make extra money in college I began to walk and then board a local Shiba Inu; a gig I kept until I started working full time. I have always loved animals, but was unable to have any as a child because of allergies some of my family members have. Now my wife and I currently have two dogs (a beagle and a havanese/poodle mix), three cats, two rabbits, and a conure.

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

Jackie GSomerville, NJ 08876

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“Your pups best friend!! Certified vet tech.”

I started pet sitting when I was about 12 years old. I am a vet tech, have been in the field for 30 years. I have a black lab and three cats. Love animals, it's what I do everyday!!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care

Lisa ZSomerville, NJ 08876

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“Must hug all the dogs!”

I’ve been dog walking for several years now with over 1300 walks. I have walked pups as small as a rat terrier to as giant as a mastiff. I walk dogs with anxiety and dogs that are aggressive towards humans & other dogs. I have a few pups that I administer medication to. I take what I do very seriously and treat each dog as if they were my own. I’ve never had any incidents (knock on wood)! I have 3 dogs of my own, a Shia Inu mix and the love of my life, a sweet pitbull and a goofy/giant Golden.

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

Kathleen JSomerville, NJ 08876

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I’m Kathleen Jimenez (Kathy for short), I reside in Princeton. I’ve always been a animal lover, I had a beagle, Pixie, as a part of my family for 14 years. We loved her so much, along with our cat Tito and Peter! We currently have two dogs, Kona and Kala. I have volunteered at SAVE, A Friend To Homeless Animals walking dogs. I’m always compassionate and gentle with animals, I would love to walk your dog!

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Zena VSomerville, NJ 08876

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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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Sydney BSomerville, NJ 08876

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“5 star paw-fect service!”

Hello! My name is Sydney, and I'd love to take care of your little furbaby! :) I have a huge passion for animals as I have 5 dogs and a kitty. I love taking care of them and providing the most quality care possible. I am able to handle upbeat dogs or puppies as well as the older and more slower paced. I am lenient and patient with any special requirements. Pick me to care for your little one and I promise you will not regret it! ♡

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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

Jennifer BSomerville, NJ 08876

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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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Hank MSomerville, NJ 08876

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My name is Hank. To say that I love dogs is an understatement. I have a passion for them. I often say that time spent with a dog is the best part of my day. Your dog will not just go for a walk, he or she will be out with a new friend.

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Tim CSomerville, NJ 08876

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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 Somerville

Somerville sits in Somerset County, New Jersey, approximately 45 miles south-southwest of New York City. If you love good food and lots of outdoor activity, this is a great town to visit. With plenty of dog-friendly places to eat, and many great trails and dog parks nearby, you and your pup will love visiting Somerville.

While you are in town, you must visit The Hungry Hound. This café not only allows dogs INSIDE the café to dine with their owners, but specially bakes doggie cakes and cookies so everyone can enjoy a special treat. They use only the freshest ingredients, so you can be assured your pup will not only lick every last crumb from his plate, but will stay happy and healthy from the experience.

If you are looking for a meal somewhere close by, head to Social. This trendy little place serves a menu of contemporary American cuisine and has a few pet-friendly outdoor tables where your dog can sit by your side.

Through the centre of Somerville is a lovely walking trail known as the Peters Brook Greenway. This trail follows a band of parks, from the John Long Memorial Park in the north, through Exchange Field and Van Fleet Gardens, through Schaub Park and down to Michael Lepp Field. There are playgrounds, picnic areas and water fountains at the parks along the way.

This is just a few of the many things to see and do in Somerville. Whatever you choose, you and your dog will enjoy every moment here.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Somerville

Downtown Somerville

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Population Density
3,174 per sq. mi.

Downtown Somerville

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There is a great selection of pup-proof places to eat in Sommerville. Mannion’s Irish Pub serves up a feast of Irish-inspired fare, from seafood, steak and chicken dishes, to lighter soups and salads. Hansel ‘n Griddle features a selection of American-style meals, including French toast, wraps and paninis, or a hearty salad like the Buffalo Chicken Salad. If you love live music, visit the Dragonfly Music and Coffee Café where you and your pet can enjoy listening to some local tunes over dinner. Verve has a menu of New American food, including succulent steaks and seafood. Your dog can sit with you at any of these places at one of the outside tables.

Raritan

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,432 per sq. mi.

Raritan

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If you are in need of a place where Fido can escape the lead and go for a good run, head to the nearby Raritan Dog Park in Raritan. The half-acre park is fenced to keep your dog safe, and there are shady trees and some benches for you to utilise. You will need to register your dog at the Raritan Municipal Building first, but the park is free to use. Hungry after your visit to the park? Stop by Panera Bread or Randazzo's Pastry Shop and Deli for a delicious coffee, pastry, cake or cookie. You can sit with your dog at either of these places at one of the outside tables.

Martinsville

24
Population Density
996 per sq. mi.

Martinsville

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Washington Valley Park in Martinsville is a beautiful place to visit with your dog. Covering a huge 719-acre space, this is the place for some serious outdoor activity. The main trail is known as the Red Trail, but there are many shorter connecting trails that together make up over seven miles of walking paths around the large reservoir. These trails are known to be quite rocky in places, so watch your footing and keep an eye on your dog’s paws. Make sure you are decked out with comfortable shoes, insect repellent and sunscreen. You will need to keep your dog on the lead here and pack ample water for you both. There are lovely little spots to stop for a picnic too.

Bradley Gardens

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Population Density
1,848 per sq. mi.

Bradley Gardens

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The Raritan River provides spectacular scenery while taking your pup for a walk around the 339-acre Duke Island Park in Hillsborough. The main trail through this neighborhood is part of the Raritan River Greenway that connects Bridgewater, Raritan centre and Hillsborough, but there are several shorter, easy-walk trails through here. There are amenities provided at Duke Island Park, including pavilions for shade or picnics, toilets, a playground and a visitor’s centre where you can get maps or find out more information about the local area. You need to keep your dog on a lead in Duke Island Park, and clean up after him.

Somerset Canal Road

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Population Density
5,369 per sq. mi.

Somerset Canal Road

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A little drive east of Somerville is Somerset where there is a picturesque section of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail. Part of the Rails-to-trails network, this trail follows the Raritan River around the top of South Bound Brook. The entire trail is just shy of 38 miles, but you can choose as much or as little as you like. The elevation is low, so it is a walk suitable for all levels of fitness and ability. Your pup needs to stay on a leash here, and always clean up after him. You will also need to bring your water bottle and drinking bowl, as there aren’t any fountains along this section.