Dog walking in Far 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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John LFar Rockaway, Queens

4.9

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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 BFar Rockaway, Queens

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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Susi MFar Rockaway, Queens

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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 PFar Rockaway, Queens

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 KFar Rockaway, Queens

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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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Clarence HFar Rockaway, Queens

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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 KFar Rockaway, Queens

4.9

(1709)

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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 BFar Rockaway, Queens

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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 SFar Rockaway, Queens

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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 WFar Rockaway, Queens

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(1572)

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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 Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens. This small community is part of what is commonly referred to as The Rockaways, or a series of neighborhoods on the Rockaway Peninsula. Due to its pawsome beach, Far Rockaway was once a thriving vacation destination for those in the surrounding boroughs. Today, the Beach Bungalows Historic District sits as a reminder of the community’s resort heyday.

O’Donahue Park is a green space adjacent to the beach on the east side of the neighborhood. Not only does it have a ball field, splash pad, skate park, and picnic facilities, it also has a large green space that’s perfect for walking your pup. Your canine companion can enjoy some fresh air and sunshine as she trots along the grassy field. Since this is a pup-ular community hang out, she’ll have plenty of opportunity to practice her socialization manners.

The Rockaway Beach Boardwalk runs parallel to the famed Rockaway Beach. Although pups aren’t allowed to swim or frolic on the beach, they are able to walk along the boardwalk and on the sand between October 1 and May 1. 

With beautiful ocean views, a pupperific boardwalk, and two veterinary clinics, it’s no wonder dogs love living in Far Rockaway!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Far Rockaway

Bayswater

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
21,729 per sq. mi.

Bayswater

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Need a new place to walk your pooch? Head over to this nearby Queens neighborhood to Bayswater Park. This 40 acre community park sits right on the shore and looks out into Jamaica Bay. Two legged park visitors can use the sport courts, ball fields, playground, or splash pad. Four legged visitors will be more interested in the open grassy fields and short trails. Oh, and the off leash area! Your pup can run around sans leash in designated areas of the park. Just make sure she doesn’t chase the squirrels and is under voice command. This park will definitely make her tail wag!

Edgemere

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
12,665 per sq. mi.

Edgemere

36

If your furry BFF is begging for a walk, grab her leash and head over to the Rockaway Community Park. It’s just minutes away in the Edgemere neighborhood of Queens. There’s a traditional park with sport courts and a playground, and a beautiful natural area that juts out into Jamaica Bay. Follow the trails that lead into the marshy peninsula. Your pup’s ears will perk up to the sounds of all the birds that call this place home. She’ll also have plenty to sniff as she explores the area. This park has a designated off leash area too. She can romp around freely, as long as she stays under voice control. 

Hammels

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
16,558 per sq. mi.

Hammels

24

The Freeway Dog Park is a furrific spot for canines that need to let loose. Don’t be fooled by the name, this park in the Hammels neighborhood of Queens is not on the freeway! It’s completely fenced in and safe. Local pups love living close to one of the largest dog parks in the area. There is more than enough room for your dog to scamper around or play a game of chase with his playmates. Sit back and relax on one of the benches as your pal tuckers himself out. Water is available, so make sure he takes a drink break every once in a while. 

Bay Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,786 per sq. mi.

Bay Park

12

If your pooch is bursting with energy, then it’s time for a trip to the Bay Park Dog Park. Located in East Rockaway, this off leash run is situated inside Bay Park. Your pup will have plenty of room to get rid of her wiggles. Bring a ball for a game of fetch, or just let her sniff around solo. Since there are separate areas for large and small dogs, petite pups can play at their own pace. Water is available, so don’t let your pup get thirsty. Keep in mind, dogs are not allowed to go in the main area of Bay Park.  

Broad Channel

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Population Density
3,921 per sq. mi.

Broad Channel

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This neighborhood of Queens is located on the only inhabited island in Jamaica Bay. It’s also home to Sunset Cove Park. Leash up your pup and head over to this green space for a mellow afternoon stroll or a brisk walk to get his blood flowing. He’ll enjoy scenic views of the bay while feeling the warm sun on his back. Bring a blanket and a picnic, and hang out for a couple hours. For a change of scenery, pop over to Broad Channel American Park. Wander around the natural areas so your pup can get a healthy dose of nature. Be sure to bring water and clean up bags.