Dog walking in Forest Hills

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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.

Customized for your pup

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

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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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John LForest Hills, 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 BForest Hills, 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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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

Susi MForest Hills, Queens

4.9

(2903)

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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 PForest Hills, 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 KForest Hills, Queens

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(1851)

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

Clarence HForest Hills, Queens

4.9

(1766)

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

Dan KForest Hills, Queens

4.9

(1718)

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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 BForest Hills, Queens

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(1665)

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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 SForest Hills, Queens

4.9

(1611)

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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 WForest Hills, 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 Forest Hills

Taking up only 2.6 square miles, one would think the Forest Hills neighborhood in the borough of Queens is only known for its forests and hills. This isn't the case though, as the neighborhood has a lot of ties to pop culture. It is the home of Spider-man in the comics, was in a scene from Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train, and was once home to a U.S. Open tennis tournament. 

While these facts are fun and make for excellent trivia questions, dog owners will love the fact that the neighborhood has a public dog park even more. The park is called Underbridge Dog Run, and yes, it is under a bridge. It features two separate areas, a larger one and smaller one for differently sized dogs. Both sections come coplete with double gated fences for extra safety, and clean-up stations, but be sure to bring your own water.

The city has plenty of other dog-friendly options, like Yellowstone Park, the Barrier Playground, and the Real Good Park, for those extra good boys. Also, with 3 different animal hospitals, every dog-lover can be sure that their pup will be healthy and happy in Forest Hills.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Forest Hills

Oakland Gardens

48
Population Density
22,056 per sq. mi.

Oakland Gardens

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The Oakland Gardens neighborhood is 8 miles from Forest Hills, and sits on the east side of Queens. Despite there being a bit of a hike to get there, heading to the Alley Pond Park will make it all worth it. The park is dog-friendly and allows for off-leash fun for your pup to explore all the park's features, like the freshwater and saltwater wetlands, tidal flats, meadows, forests, and trails. Once off the trails, your pup will have to be put back on a leash, but can then travel to the Greek Family Restaurant, a Greek eatery with dog-friendly outdoor seating and complimentary water.

Bayside

36
Population Density
22,944 per sq. mi.

Bayside

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The Bayside neighborhood is located right on the Little Neck Bay, about 10 miles from Forest Hills. Here you'll find the double park of Crocheron Park and Jordan Golden Park, which together make up 22 acres of land.  The parks are often bustling with families and dogs, and feature recreational baseball fields, trails, and a fishing pond. Dogs may not go into the pond, but can walk around it and on the trails while on a leash. The parks also provide access to clean-up stations, trash bins, benches and water fountains.

Roosevelt Ave/ 126th St

24
Population Density
42 per sq. mi.

Roosevelt Ave/ 126th St

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Who loves the park? Who loves being able to run and play on lush, green grass? I bet your dog does... and you too, sure. Then you're in luck at the Roosevelt Avenue and 126th Street neighborhood, located right next to Forest Hills. The region is wholly made up of the dog-friendly Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which makes up 53 acres of pawsome green space. The park surrounds the Meadon and Willow Lakes, and offer over 10 miles of walking trails, 17 water fountains, 1,237 linear feet of benches and 1,037 new trees. Keep your dog on a leash, and you'll be able to enjoy all of them.

Kew Gardens

12
Population Density
54,055 per sq. mi.

Kew Gardens

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Kew Gardens lies on the southern border of the Forest Hills neighborhood and is best known for its access into Forest Park. The dog-friendly park has plenty to offer for dogs and humans alike! The 500+ acre park lives up to its name, and is covered in thick trees. Over 8 miles of trails, picnic areas, barbecue areas and the enclosed baseball areas are open to all leashed-dogs to walk and play. Dogs are even allowed at the free concerts hosted at the park. Humans can enjoy amenities like clean-up stations, water fountains, benches and even wi-fi hotspots.

Howard Beach

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Population Density
36,930 per sq. mi.

Howard Beach

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Howard Beach neighborhood is the best of both worlds for dog-lovers, with sandy beaches, vibrant woods, and secluded walking trails. Only 6 miles from Forest Hill, the public park is dog-friendly throughout. Whether you want to take a quiet stroll through the trees and look for wildlife, or head to the beach and play along with the seashore and waterfront, Fido will be happy in this pawtastic space. The park is rather large, so be prepared before heading in with water bottles and snacks. There are clean-up stations, trash bins, and benches at the parking area of the park. After a day of fun, head to Twist It Top It, a frozen yogurt shop that's dog-friendly. Wh0 doesn't like some vanilla yogurt?