Dog walking in Cortland

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Allison BCortland, NY 13045

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Lover of animals and the outdoors. I live a pretty active lifestyle so whether you want your dog to go on a long walk, short walk, hike, or even a run, I'm your gal! Of course, I will wear a mask when walking your dog. I'm excited to meet your pup!

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Shanna MCortland, NY 13045

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Hi there! My name is Shanna and I am a student at Cornell University studying hospitality. While home in New Jersey for the summer, I get to hang out with my two rescue dogs, Sammy and Jessie. I have owned, fostered, and volunteered with dogs for my entire life. I look forward to meeting and caring for your furry friends!

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Christina CCortland, NY 13045

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I grew up having multiple dogs at home, and as an adult I've helped my mom rescue dogs with special needs. Additionally, I've spent a lot of time dog-sitting for friends.

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

Felicia RCortland, NY 13045

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I am a responsible individual with a soft spot for puppies, even the greying ones. Taking the same path can become boring; does your dog want to explore as much as I do? Your dog can lead the way, and I will make sure we get there safely. I am flexible with schedule changes, life gets ruff sometimes. I will always make sure that having fun is a priority when I supervise your pup. Your home is your dog's sanctuary, so if I stop by to say hello, I will respect your space as much as I do your pup.

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Alexandra PCortland, NY 13045

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I grew up with lots of different pets, and loved animals so much I got a degree in Wildlife! I have over a year’s experience working in a small animal vet hospital, and I am hoping to go to vet school eventually so that I can continue working with animals for the rest of my life. I have experience working with dogs of all sizes and temperaments, and I can’t wait to meet your dog!

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Samantha TCortland, NY 13045

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Hi, my name is Samantha, but you can call me Sam. I grew up taking care of my friend's and neighbor's dogs, and raising dogs of my own. I have worked at many boarding facilities, doggie daycares, and veterinary clinics with dogs of various breeds and temperaments. Currently, I am applying to veterinary school in the hopes of fulfilling my childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. I am so excited to meet you and your fur babies!

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

Lowell CCortland, NY 13045

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I am friendly and looking to help others with their dog walking needs. I love dogs and I get along with them very well. I have owned dog throughout my life and I have been part of the upbringing of many dogs. I look forward to interacting with new people and helping them out with their pets.

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Emily HCortland, NY 13045

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Growing up, my parents and grandparents always had dogs. Sometimes, we even had puppies! I have an Alaskan Malamute of my own, and I've lived with roommates that had their own dogs. I have experience with many different breeds including blood hounds, chihuahuas, mastiffs, shitzus, golden retrievers and labs.

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Tory LCortland, NY 13045

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Hi! My name is Tory! I live in McLean VA and I'm so excited to walk your dog. I grew up with a black lab and take care of my neighbors' australian shepherd. I've also walked a pitbull, bull dog and many others. I've volunteered with Lost Dog Rescue Foundation. I can't wait to get moving with your furry friend!

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Sarah KCortland, NY 13045

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a college student. I have been super passionate about animals all my life, and there wellness and safety are my top priorities. I have experience with dog walking as I worked for a private dog walking service in my hometown. I look forward to the opportunity to walk with you dog(s)!

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Dog Walking in Cortland

Cortland is the county seat and all around great place to go in southern New York. If you’re looking to take your dog somewhere fresh and interesting on vacation, Cortland is the perfect place. This town is off the beaten path, but doesn’t lack amenities or comfort. There are five animal hospitals and one private clinic in Cortland, very impressive for a city with less than twenty thousand residents.

Ready to explore Cortland? The Lehigh Valley Trail extension from Gracie Road to Lime Hollow Road is a 1.1 mile stretch of abandoned rail line. This out and back trail is a great workout, and is Lime Hollow’s only dog-friendly trail. You can enjoy a slice of the environmental center’s beauty without abandoning your best friend. 

If you’re more interested in parks, you can’t go wrong with Suggett Park. This park has something for everyone, from a community pool to sports fields to walking and jogging paths. Those last will be the light of your dog’s day, so share the road and follow your nose through Suggett Park!

The Red Roof Inn Cortland is a great place to stay without a pet fee. If you don’t mind paying a small fee for your dog to stay with you, Comfort Inn Cortland and Quality Inn Cortland are both highly popular hotel destinations. 

Cortland, New York is a fantastic place to rest, relax, and have a blast!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Cortland

Munsons Corners

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Population Density
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Munsons Corners

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Munsons Corners is a largely residential neighborhood of Cortland. Citizens Park is a highlight of the area, giving the community space to come together for recreation and exercise. This simple park is a great place to walk your dog on leash. There’s plenty of green grass to explore, and shaded picnic tables that are perfect for a quiet lunch. If you didn’t pack a lunch, amble over to Doug’s Fish Fry. This dog-friendly restaurant is known for its fried fish, but they also served grilled and broiled seafood and chicken. Their dog-friendly tables make this the perfect place for an outdoor lunch or dinner.

Central Cortland

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Population Density
258 per sq. mi.

Central Cortland

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Courthouse Park is a Central Cortland treasure. It often hosts seasonal events and fairs, but is a fun place to visit any day of the year! This park is smaller than others in the area, but it packs a lot into this space. Visit the play equipment, or just take your leashed dog for an amble. The park features statues and a view of the courthouse that provide you with local flavor while you walk. To take in local flavor in a more literal sense, go to Hairy Tony’s. This gastropub prides itself on serving the tastiest dishes from all over! They serve everything from buffalo wings to Pad Thai to beef stroganoff and more--and all to dog friendly tables!

East Cortland

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Population Density
165 per sq. mi.

East Cortland

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Dexter Park has a baseball diamond as well as a full playground. When not in use, this diamond is a great place to jog laps or let your dog’s nose be the guide! If following the diamond is dull, you can also walk Dexter Park’s simple walking paths. Loop the outside of the park or criss cross through it with paths that let you choose your own challenge. You can also walk to Coffee Mania! This delightful walk or drive up coffee stand has dog treats on the counter and a wide selection of coffee drinks! Get your caffeine kick at Coffee Mania!

North Cortland

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Population Density
4,778 per sq. mi.

North Cortland

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Yaman Park is your cue to get away from it all! This large, spacious park is a dog’s dream. The only drawback is that dogs do have to be leashed in the park, but there’s so much space your pup won’t even mind! Take a walk down by the lakeside. Follow the paths around the edges or stick to the lakefront beach. Work up a sweat or relax to your heart’s content. There are also extensive grilling stations, so you can bring a cooler and get your grill on. Bringing your own supplies is good in general, as this fantastic park is large and sparse on drinking fountains.

South Cortland

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The Tuller Hill State Forest makes up a large chunk of South Cortland, and is a must-see if you’re in the area. Dogs are permitted in the park if they’re on a six foot leash or shorter. There are a variety of trails through Tuller Hill State Forest, so you can choose the best for you and your pup. While most are rated as moderate, the Tuller Hill State Forest has more challenging climbs for those who seek them out. If you’re exploring in winter, remember to keep off the ski paths! This park is a step back into nature, so bring in everything you’re going to need while you visit. This includes water and doggie bowls!