Dog walking in Syracuse

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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.

Follow along

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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Jayme LSyracuse, NY

5.0

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“Be the person your dog thinks you are.”

Hello Everyone! My name is Jayme and I'm here to make you and your dogs life that much easier today. My goal is to open up a dog shelter in hopes of rehoming every dog that I cross paths with! Dog walking is something I'd love to do for you because we all know how important it is to get our pups out for their walks! It's good for their mind and soul, so lets get to walking!

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Michele LSyracuse, NY

4.9

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I'm a passionate animal lover but specifically adore doggos! I believe dogs are gifts to people and I enjoy spending time, walking, and playing with any and all kinds of dogs. I'm a recent college grad and a fellow dog owner to a handsome Husky/Elkhound mix named Grizzly and a Great Pyrenees puppy mill rescue named Gracie! I look forward to providing you and your dog the greatest Wag experience yet!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kimberly CSyracuse, NY

4.9

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I have owned dogs since I was 7 years old and have always care for them myself. I have taken onsite and online behavior/ training classes and take responsibility to socialize and train all my dogs. My current dog is and previous dog was a trained therapy dog with hospice. I volunteered at Lollipop Farm, an amazing animal shelter in Rochester, NY where I worked to help socialize animals through walks and interactions with people and other animals. I adore animals of all types and of course dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds. I also love the outdoors and one of my very favorite things is walking with my dog!

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Lucas CSyracuse, NY

4.9

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Hello! My name is Lucas. I’m very passionate about animals especially dogs. I grew up with them and now have my own, a 3 year old chocolate lab/pit mix! I’m great with dogs of all sizes, prompt and reliable.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kristen RSyracuse, NY

4.9

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“Must love dogs”

Hi my name is Kris. I’m a NYS retiree looking to fill my free time doing something I love. Someone once said they get along with dogs better than some people. I totally agree, if my dogs don’t like you they may notice something I’ve missed. I’ve owned all kinds of dogs, large and small. Can’t imagine life without multiple dogs. At one time I had 5-a rottie, mastiff, golden retriever and two pugs. If you let me walk your dog you can rest assured he/she will be taken care of as I would my own!

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Mackenzie KSyracuse, NY

4.9

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My name is Mackenzie Heilman. When I was in elementary school, I grew up with a Saint Bernard. In High School, I had a Dachschund. I had many years of dog sitting experience. I have watched one of my neighbor's boxer, and another neighbor's pomeranian every summer growing up. I am a very dedicated worker!

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Taylor GSyracuse, NY

4.9

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Hi my name is Taylor and I’m from Syracuse, New York! I grew up with dogs my whole life and have always been the one in charge of feeding them and taking them for walks. I did a lot of dog walking for neighbors while they were on vacation and I also spent time volunteering at a dog shelter. I absolutely love dogs and I love walking, and I can’t wait to meet your dogs!

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

Heather RSyracuse, NY

4.9

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“Love to walk and play fetch!”

Hi, I'm Heather! I live in Camillus with a pointer mix named Rick. I started dog walking, sitting and boarding for friends and family when I was around 10 years old and loved it ever since! As a current dog owner I love meeting, interacting, and playing with all different kinds of dogs. I enjoy taking care of each individual dogs needs, as I know every dog is different with their own personalities. I understand how important it is to keep your dog happy, healthy and fit!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Kristy LSyracuse, NY

4.9

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Hi, my name is Kristy! I grew up with the cutest little white shitzu as well as 6 kittens and their mom. I currently have a golden retriever named Duke and a ball python named Garnet. My love for dogs will never go unnoticed, so I am super excited to be taking care of all your adorable pups!

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Linda DSyracuse, NY

4.9

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“Trust the BEST with your PETS.”

Hi my name is Linda I am looking to spend more of my free time with my canine friends. I am a volunteer of 5 years with Helping Hounds Dog Rescue. I am on a training team to teach volunteers all the aspects of taking care of our facility and most importantly our dogs. I am a very trustworthy, loving positive person that would love to give your dog that walk that they get so excited for. I have had training in dog body language, basic commands and more. I'm ready to put my skills to work for you.

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Dog Walking in Syracuse

Within the Syracuse city limits, you’ll find several museums, music and art performances, and over 1,000 acres of parkland. The Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs oversees more than 170 parks and recreational areas, many of which welcome leashed dogs along with visitors.

The Onondaga Lake Park is a popular gathering place for families and friends. Here, four trails offer different views, giving you a unique glimpse of the park each time you visit. Stop by the Salt Museum for a brief history lesson about the city, or else take your pup down to the Shoreline Walking Trail for some fresh air and exercise.

To the north of Onondaga Lake Park, you’ll find the Wegmans Good Dog Park. This 40,000 square foot area is open year round and gives Syracuse’s canine residents a place to run and play safely. The fenced-in space features an obstacle course complete with tunnels and jumps, and benches ring the park both inside and out, providing human guests a place to rest while the dogs romp. A separate area for smaller dogs ensures that all pups can have a good time with dogs they are comfortable around.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Syracuse

Westcott Syracuse

48
Dog Parks
5 parks

Population Density
15,260 per sq. mi.

Westcott Syracuse

48

Westcott Syracuse is a bustling neighborhood with countless things to do and see. Hosting five dog friendly parks, there’s no shortage of things to do with your pooch! Thornden Park, the largest, offers paved walkways, trails, and even a planted garden for you to admire. Barry Park comes complete with its own lake and stream, while Westminster Park is the ideal open area for running. For a quieter atmosphere, Loguen Park’s small size offers a place away from the center of attention. Morningside Community Garden is a lovely walking area full of beautiful plant life, for those who want a change of pace. Your pup will never be bored again!


Strathmore

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,588 per sq. mi.

Strathmore

36

Strathmore is a friendly area with an energetic atmosphere and is home to the beautiful Upper Onondaga Park. This park features gorgeous hiking trails, paved walkways, and a lake with easy access to the water. With an even amount of trees and open space to run, there’s a little bit for everyone! For the more adventurous, you can hike down to the trail looping around Woodland Reservoir and take a look at the shimmering lake. Keep in mind that a main road does run through this park, so if your pup is easily spooked, it may be best to keep closer to the lake and quieter trails.


Elmwood

24
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
9,725 per sq. mi.

Elmwood

24

Elmwood is a pleasant neighborhood with a friendly disposition and open air. Parks are located at both the north and southern ends of the neighborhood, making it convenient for residents to get a day out in nature. At the northern end, Onondaga Park offers hiking trails, a creek, and paved walkways for those who like to traverse on a firmer surface. Near the southern area lies Elmwood Park, named after the neighborhood itself. This beautiful area is dotted with trees and hosts a lovely bubbling brook that bubbles. Whatever you choose, your dog is sure to love you for it!


West Valley

12
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
6,728 per sq. mi.

West Valley

12

West Valley is a lovely area with an easygoing atmosphere. Nestled in the center of the neighborhood is Rand Tract Park, a large green area with plenty of space to run and strategically placed trees for shade. Combined with the pond that keeps the land green, it’s a wonderful park to take your favorite pooch to for a day in the grass. For those who prefer smaller venues, Kelley Brothers Memorial Park offers a nice, local option for some quality one on one time with you and your favorite four legged friend. Bordering Onandaga Creek, this park features hiking trails that are sure to please your pup.


Lakefront

0
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
277 per sq. mi.

Lakefront

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Lakefront is a soft spoken neighborhood with a beautiful view of Onondaga Lake. Right up against the lake’s edge is Inner Harbor, which functions as both a park and a harbor. Hiking trails through this patch of green offer the perfect place to take your dog for a stroll and allow him to stretch their legs. Closer to the center of the neighborhood lies Franklin Square Park, which features a small yet lovely grassy area for some relaxing with your favorite four legged friend. You’ll never get bored of the gorgeous lake always shimmering on the horizon!