Dog walking in Ballston Lake

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Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Amanda PBallston Lake, NY 12019

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“Walking and tail wagging”

My name is Amanda and I adopted a pup Maggie when she was 11 months old. I love to be outdoors with her and she is my four legged best friend! I have been a dog lover since day one and can’t wait to meet your furry companion. Nonsmoker, clean drivers license and own vehicle.

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Cassandra MBallston Lake, NY 12019

4.9

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I have always had a genuine love for animals and have been providing pet care services for over 10 years. I am very active and willing to walk your dogs for any length and in any weather!  I get along with dogs of all breeds and sizes. I look forward to providing your pets with the best love and care!

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Haylee SBallston Lake, NY 12019

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Hi! My name is Haylee! I am 30 years old, and have always been an animal lover. I have years of experience working with all different breeds of dogs. I also have experience working in a boarding kennel, and experience with in-home (in the owner's home) pet sitting, and dog walking. I have experience working with a dog groomer, so I'm available to bathe dogs and trim nails too. I look forward to getting to know you and your dog!

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Caroline BBallston Lake, NY 12019

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Hi there! My name is Caroline and I’ve been working with dogs my entire life. I have recently (as of June 2018) received my diploma in Veterinary Assistance. I work full time at PetSmart as a nutrition and behavior specialist. I also work part time in our grooming salon as a bather! Needless to say, your dog's well-being is more important to me than anything! I look forward to meeting you and your pup!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Julie BBallston Lake, NY 12019

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I have owned dogs my entire life and love them. I have watched neighbors/friends dogs either overnight/long weekends/day trips and have had them stay with me in my home. I walk my dog daily and love to be outside with her. I love all kinds of dogs (and cats).... would love to meet your dog.

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Sofia GBallston Lake, NY 12019

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I have many years of dog experience :) I have owned several dogs, been a dog walker on my own for several years, and have a great love for the outdoors and animals.

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Samantha WBallston Lake, NY 12019

4.9

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Hi my name is Sam and I have been dogsitting for five years. My prior work consists of pet sitting and dog walking with a variety of breeds. Additionally, I have stayed overnight at customers homes to take care of their pets while they were away for a duration of time. Thus, I am confident that I can take care of your pet(s) professionally and responsibly.

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John SBallston Lake, NY 12019

4.9

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Hi, I'm Jack! I grew up with 3 large lovable dogs named: Pebbles, a Siberian Husky, Clancy, an Irish Setter, and Abby, a St. Bernard. I have dog sat for several friends before which included regular walks throughout the day, feeding/watering, and play time as well. I have a love and passion for animals and used to volunteer at my local animal shelter by helping clean, walk the dogs and feed them as well. I am committed to providing an excellent experience for both you and your playful companion!

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

Angela MBallston Lake, NY 12019

4.9

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“Happy pup, happy life!”

My name is Angela and I'm currently a student at the University at Albany. I have experience at an animal shelter on Long Island, and walking all different types of dogs as a side job. I’ve been with wag for over a year now. I have a puggle and lhasa poo at home that I also take care of daily. I'm a huge animal lover, therefore I'm excited to work for wag!

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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

Maggie KBallston Lake, NY 12019

4.8

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Hello my name is Maggie Kendall and I have been working with pets all of my life , professionally for about 17 years now. I am a master pet stylist as well as trained in sitting, walking, daycare, and animal hospital for 2+ years. However, while credentials are well and good, it’s love and passion you need with furry loves more than anything! I promise you I have that! I look forward to sharing it with your family.

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Dog Walking in Ballston Lake

Ballston Lake is a hamlet in Saratoga County, New York and it's home to nearly 15,000 people. If comfortable suburban living is right up your alley, you'll love Ballston Lake! This peaceful town has several residential developments, many in close-knit communities, as well as other homes on large lots. Recreational activities abound in Ballston Lake, whether you're looking for playgrounds, sports fields, pools, walking trails, golfing, ice skating, and much more. There's also a lake called Ballston Lake in the northern area of town, and this calm body of water is ideal for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. 

If you're seeking dog-friendly activities in and around Ballston Lake, you're in luck, because there are plenty of them! You and your dog won't want to miss out on the Zim Smith Mid-County Trail in northeastern Ballston Lake. This 9.2-mile trail has an asphalt, crushed stone, and dirt surface, and it's ideal for dog walking, biking, inline skating, snowmobiling, and much more. This trail was created from a formerly abandoned railway line, and it was converted into one of 1,600 trails that span across the country. While your dog must be on a leash while you trek this trail, there are several off-leash activities nearby.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Ballston Lake

Normanskill

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,055 per sq. mi.

Normanskill

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The Normanskill Dog Park is less than 30 miles south of Ballston Lake in southern Albany, New York. This off-leash dog park is off the beaten path, and with that comes some rugged and beautiful scenery. One of the largest off-leash parks in the area, this space is just one big area with no separate enclosures for big and small dogs. There are also trails surrounding the dog park, as well as bodies of water where your dog can take a dip. Inside of the dog park, you'll find seating areas and waste disposal supplies. There are water bowls set up throughout the park, but be sure to bring your own water to fill them.

North Albany - Shaker Park

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,759 per sq. mi.

North Albany - Shaker Park

36

There's another off-leash dog park in Albany that's less than half an hour from Ballston Lake, and this one is found in the North Albany-Shaker Park area. The Department of General Services Dog Park is one spacious area where dogs of all sizes can interact and get to know one another. The DGS Dog Park has drinking water for dogs, waste disposal supplies, and a double-gated entryway. During the summer, there are plastic pools set up throughout the park where dogs can take a swim, and to keep human visitors comfortable, there's also a lovely gazebo in the park.

Eastline

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
452 per sq. mi.

Eastline

24

Malta is a village in New York ten minutes north of Ballston Lake, and it's also where you'll find the Eastline Romp and Play dog park. Located in western Malta, the Eastline Romp and Play is a 20-acre off-leash space that's open daily from 7:30 AM to dusk. One section of the park is reserved for dogs who weigh more than 30 pounds, and the other area is set aside for little dogs. A membership is required to visit this picturesque park -- for Malta residents, it will cost $15 a year, and it's only $20 for non-residents. You'll need to provide proof of your dog's vaccinations and registration to become a park member, as well.

Nott Road

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
118 per sq. mi.

Nott Road

12

Nearly 35,000 people live in the town of Guilderland in Albany County, New York, and the southern area of town is only 25 miles from Ballston Lake. That's where you'll find Nott Road Park, a multi-use park including sports fields and an off-leash dog park. The dog park was added in 2006, and it provides residents and visitors the opportunity to let their dogs play off-leash in a fenced space. From October to April, the park is lit until 7 PM, and the park is open every day from 8 AM to dusk. You'll find drinking water and bowls in the park, as well as waste disposal supplies and seating. A $5 dog park tag is required to become a member.

Downtown

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,855 per sq. mi.

Downtown

0

Downtown Albany is less than a half-hour drive from Ballston Lake, and this area is home to yet another dog park you won't want to miss. The Olde English Downtown Dog Park is a spacious, fully fenced area where dogs of all sizes can interact with one another. Painted inside of the off-leash park is a canine-themed mural, and there are rocks throughout the park that your dog can climb. You'll also find waste bag dispensers and disposal supplies in the park, as well as seating areas and shade. This free dog park is open daily from dawn to dusk, and be sure to bring drinking water for Skip when you visit.