Dog walking in Hempstead

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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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Pedro BHempstead, NY 11550

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 MHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(2912)

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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 PHempstead, NY 11550

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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Clarence HHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(1766)

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“Hello Pet Parents!”

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 KHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(1720)

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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 BHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

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

Gideon SHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

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

Ashley WHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(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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Camille EHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(1585)

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I’ve been a walker on Wag since 2016. I’m a professional violinist who has a passion for pet care and dogs! I have experience with senior dogs and special needs dogs as well as puppies. I cater the walk to your dogs exercise and playtime needs. I love all sizes and breeds and cannot wait to meet yours!

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

Selena LHempstead, NY 11550

4.9

(1447)

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I'm a certified Dog Walker/Handler with Animal First Aid training and also with 10 years of experience with all types of dogs (and cats). I have been surrounded by animals all my life and still continue to be. Just how I treat my own animals, I bring the same amount of attention, love, and care to other's. Can't wait to meet you and your pup!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Dog Walking in Hempstead

One of the fascinating things that you may not know about Hempstead, New York is that it was split in half due to Blue Laws, which seek to limit business activity on Sundays. Rather, it was the citizens' disagreement about the Blue Laws that caused North Hempstead to break away from modern-day Hempstead, which supported the Blue Laws.

Perhaps this support is why Hempstead is home to so many parks and green spaces where its residents, both canine and human, can relax. You'll find many people and pups enjoying Hempstead's parks each day.

Let Halls Pond Park be your first stop. You will love the calm and relaxing atmosphere that you will feel from the moment that you pull up. Walk Fido along the well-maintained trails that go around the pond. There are ducks to feed or, in your dog's case, bark at. Bring a book and blanket, because you will want to sit and stay a while. You will need a leash and a water bottle. 

Next, you need to visit Hempstead State Park, which has over 700 acres of room to roam. Bring a leash, because you'll need it in some areas, but there are some leash-optional areas. Bring your camera, because this park is one of three and is known for its wildlife.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hempstead

Middle Neck Road

48
Population Density
2,566 per sq. mi.

Middle Neck Road

48

Port Washington is about fifteen miles from Hempstead, and is home to a furrific place to enjoy an outdoor excursion: Sand Point Preserve. Bring your leash and take a hike up the cliffs that overlook New York Sound. The views are amazing, but that's nothing compared to the sense of adventure you will get. If you don't want to climb the cliffs, then you can explore the Sand Point Castle. Bring your own water; there aren't any fountains along the way. You will also need to bring your own doggie waste bags. Sand Point Preserve is the pawfect place for an adventure!

Fresh Meadows

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
12,009 per sq. mi.

Fresh Meadows

36

Looking for some off-leash fun? Take a 15-minute drive over to Queens. You will have a blast at Cunningham Park Dog Run! There are enough paved trails that you can spend a couple of hours walking around. If you want to let Fido stretch his legs and roam free, head to the off-leash area. Your pup will find plenty of canine companions to socialize with at this roomy park! You will need to bring your own water, as there is no running water here. Trash cans are placed throughout park and provide doggie waste bags for you to use.

Ward Acres Park

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,332 per sq. mi.

Ward Acres Park

24

Paws Place Dog Park is huge. It's about the size of a baseball field, which means there's plenty of room for your pooch to run and romp off-leash with some new fur-iends! There are water stations set up here, but they are seasonal, so make sure to bring your own as well, especially during the off-season. The cleaning stations are stocked so you can pick up after your pup. This dog park is located approximately 25 miles from Hempstead, in New Rochelle.

Lido Blvd

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,807 per sq. mi.

Lido Blvd

12

You only have to go fifteen miles to get to Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach. This is a dog-friendly beach where you can bring your fur baby with you to play in the sun and sand! There is no running water or doggie waste bags here, but there is a fence so that you can let your dog off his leash with no issues. Off-leash beaches are hard to find, so be sure to stop by! This is a fun place to enjoy an outing with the whole family, furry members included. Parking is the only issue. There is a fee for parking, or you can find free parking a couple of blocks away.

Reservior Road

0
Population Density
1,496 per sq. mi.

Reservior Road

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Hankering for a long hike with your hound? Walt Whitman Trail is a four-mile hike that will take you and your dog a couple hours to enjoy. You will need to keep your dog on a leash while you're here, and you'll need to bring your own supplies as well, including plenty of water and doggie waste bags. You and your pup will have so much fun here that you'll be glad you made the 18-mile drive to Huntington! Bring a picnic and make a full day out of your adventure.