Dog walking in Oakland Gardens

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

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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 LOakland Gardens, 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 BOakland Gardens, 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 MOakland Gardens, 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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Oquan POakland Gardens, 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 KOakland Gardens, 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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Clarence HOakland Gardens, Queens

4.9

(1765)

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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 KOakland Gardens, Queens

4.9

(1708)

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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 BOakland Gardens, 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 SOakland Gardens, 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 WOakland Gardens, 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 Oakland Gardens

Oakland Gardens is an urban community in New York City’s borough of Queens. Surrounded by densely populated neighborhoods, it also is near parks and other outdoor spaces perfect for a dog-lover and her canine pal. Plus, it is close to Little Neck Bay, Long Island Sound and Coney Island, which offer opportunities for water-side fun.

Dog-friendly Alley Pond Park is the Borough of Queens’s second largest city park, occupying over 655 acres. It features “Kettle Ponds” formed by huge chunks of ice buried during the Ice Age that gradually melted and mixed with salt water from the bay. These alternate with “knobs” or rounded hills. This results in mixed and diverse ecosystems that support a variety of wildlife to catch sight of (and scent) while walking through the park. Speaking of walking, this park offers a nature trail that is used for hiking and walking as well as biking. It’s a perfect way to spend an afternoon with your fur-pal. Alley Pond Park is part of the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway that connects parks in Queens with those in Brooklyn, including Coney Island. Note: dogs must be leashed in city parks except where specifically posted. Look for leash-free signage.

For a hearty and delicious meal following your jaunt in Alley Pond Park, head over to the Greek Family Restaurant in nearby Hollis Hills. Besides featuring a fabulous Mediterranean menu, this eatery is especially dog-friendly. Not only do they provide outdoor seating where Fido is welcome to join his humans, they treat him like the member of the family he is, bringing water and lots of pets and hugs.  Don’t miss this place! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oakland Gardens

Fresh Meadows

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Population Density
9,544 per sq. mi.

Fresh Meadows

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Dog-friendly Cunningham Park is in the nearby Fresh Meadows neighborhood to the southwest of Oakland Gardens. At 358 acres, this large park requires pups to wear leashes as they journey throughout. Numerous wooded hiking trails snake through the park, and there is abundant wildlife for you and your fur-buddy to discover. Cunningham features the same Knob and Kettle geography as Alley Pond Park and is connected to it by the Motor Parkway Trail, a paved hiking and biking trail that tunnels under the major streets between the parks. If you go to Cunningham in the spring, be sure to listen for the peepers, and later, the frogs. 

Bayside

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
13,535 per sq. mi.

Bayside

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The Bayside neighborhood borders Oakland Gardens, and lies on Little Neck Bay. This is also the home of the Little Bay Dog Run, a large fenced park with separate areas for large and small or timid dogs. With benches around the perimeter, it affords spectacular views of Long Island Sound and the graceful Throgs Neck Bridge. Water is provided, and the surface is sand, easy on the pups’ toes and feet. This is a convenient and beautiful place to bring Fido – in fact The NY Daily News puts Little Bay at the top of its list of Queens dog parks.  When you and Fido are ready for some eats, be sure to head over to CJ Sullivan’s American Grill. Long considered Bayside’s favorite gathering place, this restaurant features a large outside patio and bar where well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome go join their human families. Offering pub fare like burgers and tenders, there should be something to please everyone, including your fur-pup.

Flushing

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
39,575 per sq. mi.

Flushing

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Although named Cunningham Park Dog Run, this leash-free park is actually located in Flushing, a neighborhood to the northwest of Cunningham Park. This is a large fenced area for mixed size dogs, with double-gated entries, benches for the humans and waste bags for the, um, waste. The surface is wood mulch and dirt, so be sure to bring a towel to clean up muddy paws on wet days. Drinking fountains are provided for both humans ands pupsters. This neighborhood is also home to Bowne Park, which features a sizeable pond with wildlife to scent and see with your furry Bestie. Arf! It also offers huge weeping willows and other shade trees, fountains where you can refresh yourselves in the spray, benches along paved, shaded walking paths. Your canine friend must be leashed and is more than welcome.

East Flushing

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Population Density
28,958 per sq. mi.

East Flushing

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The East Flushing neighborhood contains Kissena Park and the Kissena Corridor Park which connects Kissena with Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Kissena Park is the centerpiece of the Kissena Corridor Park, a greenway that can be traced to Alley Pond Park and Brooklyn. The park is a favorite for walking, running, biking and other outdoor enthusiasts, and it boasts large swaths of open area for pup-romping (on leash) surrounded by paved tracks and sitting areas. If you and your furry Bestie are staying in the area, the Parc Hotel and Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel offer accommodations for doggos for a small additional fee. Hungry? Try PappaRich, an eatery that offers Malaysian cuisine in a relaxed environment. Sample rice, curry, noodles and a variety of meats and seafood prepared fresh. Fido can join you at one of the outdoor tables. Bone appetit!

Bay Terrace

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Population Density
12,306 per sq. mi.

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The neighborhood of Bay Terrace is home to the dog-friendly Fort Totten Park, a pristine expanse surrounding a historic Civil War fort. Featuring a spectacular location on Long Island Sound, this is a perfect destination for families intent on exploring the fort, swimming in the outdoor pool and lolling about on its grassy edges, or taking a canoe out on the Sound with Fido in tow. The park is open year-round, and during the fall and spring, it provides opportunities to view the migratory flocks as they head to their seasonal homes in the South or New England. Dogs must be leashed, but are welcome to join their humans on the many paved walking paths among trees that are beautiful in every season.