Dog walking in Long Island City

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How it works

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 LLong Island City, Queens

4.9

(3457)

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Pedro BLong Island City, 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 MLong Island City, Queens

4.9

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Oquan PLong Island City, Queens

4.9

(2099)

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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 KLong Island City, Queens

4.9

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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 HLong Island City, Queens

4.9

(1780)

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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 KLong Island City, Queens

4.9

(1760)

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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 BLong Island City, 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 SLong Island City, 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 WLong Island City, Queens

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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 Long Island City

Long Island City is the largest city in Queens, New York. Known for its residential growth and its thriving artistic community, Long Island City is a beautiful waterfront destination. Oddly enough, Long Island City is home to the largest fortune cookie factory in the United States – yum! Long Island has around eight diverse villages incorporated in the community for you to explore.

Long Island City has eleven lodging options that are dog-friendly, ranging anywhere from $99 to $672 per night. Be careful when checking out the accommodations; each lodging option has a different policy. Several lodging options do not charge a pet fee and do not place a limit on the number of dogs. These accommodations range from the trendy Airbnb to five-star hotels. No matter your needs or budget, Long Island City has an ideal lodging accommodation for everyone.  

Long Island also offers a variety of dog friendly restaurants – a whopping 22 options! The crowd’s favorite is LIC Bar, where you can dine with your dog in the outside patio. You can enjoy delicious barbeque and listen to live music with your four-legged best friend here.

Two dog-friendly activities, a brewery and a dog park, are available in Long Island for your dog to enjoy. Neighboring cities include New York, Bronx, Brooklyn, and more for added fun!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Long Island City

Hunters Point

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
99,906 per sq. mi.

Hunters Point

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This dog-friendly neighborhood is home to the Murray Playground Dog Run, part of the larger John F. Murray Playground. The dog park is an off-leash park, but your pal will need to be on a leash if he wants to explore outside the designated area. You’ll need to bring some drinking water and waste bags for cleaning up after your pup. If all that playing makes you hungry, stop by the LIC Bar, just a couple of blocks from the dog park. This Fido-friendly bar lets you enjoy live music and your favorite craft beer out on the patio.

Brooklyn

36
Population Density
37,861 per sq. mi.

Brooklyn

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Brooklyn is famous the world over for its people and food, but it’s also very welcoming to dogs! There are a ton of Fido-friendly places to sleep, eat, and exercise here. Brower Park is a local favorite. It’s a quiet park that allows your leashed pal to play any time. You also won’t want to miss the dog-friendly beach on Gerritsen Avenue! Don’t forget to bring drinking water and waste bags to both locations, since they’re not provided. Afterward, head over to Bedford Cheeseshop, where your leashed, well-behaved pal is allowed to sample the cheeses, meats, and sandwiches with you!

Lloyd Harbor

24
Population Density
1,689 per sq. mi.

Lloyd Harbor

24

This friendly neighborhood is located about 18 miles from Long Island City. If you’re looking to get in some exercise for you and your pooch, you should check out the Walt Whitman Trail. This is an easy hike that is about 4.25 miles and usually takes about 2 hours to complete. The trails are made of dirt, so no need to worry about your pup’s paws. You will need to watch out for horses and horse droppings, as the trails are also horse-friendly! You’ll need to bring some water and waste bags along. Practice good petiquette, and don’t allow your pup to harass the horses or any other wildlife that may call this trail home.

Bay Shore

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,929 per sq. mi.

Bay Shore

12

This community is just 11 miles away from Long Island. If you’re looking to enjoy a day in nature and a scenic view, you need to visit the Gardiner County Park. Although you’ll find doggie waste bags scattered throughout the park, you will need to bring along water for your pooch and make sure they stay on their leash while you are here. This park has several dirt-covered trails for you and your leashed pup to explore, and the best part is they lead to the ocean! You’ll find a small shoreline which is a nice spot for your pup to splash in the water after a walk. You can see the lighthouse from here, so bring your camera and prepare for the pawfect day out!

Bohemia

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Population Density
1,167 per sq. mi.

Bohemia

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The quaint community of Bohemia has a population of just over 10,000, and is also home to a couple of dog-friendly eateries that you and Fido are sure to go mutts for! At Glenn Wayne Bakery, you can enjoy a unique, fresh cake-flavored donut with your best pal at one of the outdoor tables. Looking for something a little more substantial? Head to Cooky’s, where you can peruse a vast menu full of all your favorites. Whether you’re craving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Cooky’s will be more than happy to welcome you and your pal to dine together at one of four outdoor tales. Bone Appetit!