Dog walking in Tonawanda

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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.

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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Janet BTonawanda, NY 14150

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“Your dog ‘s best friend!”

I love animals and enjoyed walking our dog with my daughter when she was growing up. I currently have a rescue dog who is 8 years old. Bonding with her has been a wonderful experience. I can assure you that I will enjoy spending time with your fur baby and provide quality time. I have been caring for dogs with Wag! for over a year now and it has been a wonderful experience! I love everything about my experience with Wag! I have the opportunity to meet so many dogs with amazing personalities!

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Kayla LTonawanda, NY 14150

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“A walk a day keeps the vet away!”

I am an absolute animal lover. I have had a Dachshund, Golden Retriever, and currently an Australian Cattle Dog. I walk my mom’s 100lb rottweiler/pit bull mix and my sister’s 4 lb chihuahua all the time. So rest assured I am capable of all breeds/shapes/sizes/temperaments. I hope to meet your fur baby soon. I also have two kitties :)

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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

Katelyn FTonawanda, NY 14150

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“I love all dogs no matter size, drool, or energy!!”

Hi! I have been surrounded by dogs my whole life! I used to walk and take care of my parents dog, Otis, many times before he passed. Now I walk and watch my sister’s 8 month old golden retriever, and my other sisters pit bull mix and lab mix! They all range in energy and size but are no match for my dog walking skills! I love meeting new dogs and helping them burn energy as it helps me burn energy too!

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Emma KTonawanda, NY 14150

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I’ve been taking care of my australian shepherd, Kolby for almost my whole life. I’ve also pet sat for friends and family occasionally for the past 4 years. I volunteered at the SPCA for a year where I walked and fed the dogs. I just love being around dogs and they usually enjoy my company too.

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

Carolyn STonawanda, NY 14150

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“I will take excellent care of your dogs for you”

I'm a huge animal lover and work with animals at an animal hospital for the past 20 yrs and have plenty of experience with animals and walking dogs! I dog sit occasionally on the side for people who need me to watch their pets while away. I've always had an passion for animals since I was little so I'm extremely happy to be doing what I have a passion for. I do have to bring my son sometimes with me on walks

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

Alexandra CTonawanda, NY 14150

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Hey! My name is Alex and I would love to be your dogs regular walker. I have grown up with dogs, which included multiple breeds. I am comfortable with all dogs, even if they might be nervous with meeting new people (as my own dog struggles with this at times). I will treat your dog as my own and ensure that they are enjoying their walk and getting everything that they need.

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Judy KTonawanda, NY 14150

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Hi, my name is Judy. I have always had a dog in my life. My dogs and I have attended many obedience classes where I learned a lot! I love animals and am a docent volunteer at the Buffalo Zoo. I worked full time retail for many years so I know how difficult it can be for pets and owners who work. Walking with Wag has been a great experience and I love spending time with my furry friends!

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Meg NTonawanda, NY 14150

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“I will care for your pets the way you do!”

Hi there! My name is Meg, I am a recent college graduate and have just returned home for the summer. I have grown up with pets my whole life and love sending time with dogs and outside. I love dogs of all shapes and sizes and have frequently puppy sat for my close friends and family. I cannot wait to meet your furry friend and give them the attention and outside time they need to be happy!

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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

Grannette HTonawanda, NY 14150

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I have always had my way with animals and they always seem to love me too. It might be my loveing nature that makes them feel safe. I have been walking and house sitting dogs for little over 4 years now just through friends and family I would love to meet your animals too and add them to my wonderful pet sitting/walking family.

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

Ronald CTonawanda, NY 14150

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Hello! I’m a father of 1 with a passion and love for all animals. I have been caring for animals since I was young and I certainly feel the most comfortable when helping others and their pets. I will treat your dog as if he or she were my own. I enjoy a good meal as well as spending time with my family and friends.

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

Dog Walking in Tonawanda

The name of this New York town comes from the word Tahnawá teh, which means "confluent stream" in the Tuscarora language. A not-so-fun fact about this town is that it's the birthplace of Richard Matt, a famous serial killer who performed one of the most elaborate prison escapes from a maximum security prison.

When it comes to dogs, Tonawanda is incredibly welcoming of our canine buddies. The city has five veterinary hospitals that will be there for your pup if he needs medical assistance. If you like your barbecue Deep Purple style, head to Smoke on the Water, where pups are welcome! Another dog-friendly place in town is the Raintree Bar and Grill. If you and your pup are sports fans, check out the local Buffalo Wild Wings. 

The only place in Tonawanda where you can stay with your pup, other than the Airbnb rentals, is the Econo Lodge Tonawanda. For more choices, you should head to Buffalo or Niagara Falls. Tonawanda is only 10 miles from Buffalo and 17 miles away from the infamous Niagara Falls.

Right outside of Tonawanda, you'll find a furrific island park which has gone to the dogs (we mean that in the best way pawssible, of course.) Another place that's absolutely worth seeing is the South Grand Island Bridge.

You'd be barking mad to miss out on everything Tonawanda has to offer!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Tonawanda

Ellicott Island

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Dog Parks
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Ellicott Island

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Tonawanda has its own little island that's designated for pups! This island-slash-park is called Ellicott Island Park, and it's located east of Tonawanda, smack dab in the middle of the creek. Puppies are allowed to be off-leash on this cute little island, and although the park is not fenced, it is surrounded by water on all sides. The island is pretty spacious, and dog baggies and fresh water are both provided. There is a washing station, picnic tables, restrooms and even a little outdoor library so you can pass the time while your pup plays! The luscious trees and the beaches where pups can swim their hearts out are both a huge plus!

Niagara Falls State Park

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Population Density
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Niagara Falls State Park

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Twelve miles away from Tonawanda, up the Niagara River, you'll find another great place to take your four-legged buddy -- Niagara Falls State Park. If you're planning to visit the famous Niagara Falls, you can bring your dog with you, since all the paths and trails are dog-friendly. Your pup has to be leashed and vaccinated to join you here. There are no baggies or water provided along the way, so make sure bring some with you. Dogs aren't allowed inside any buildings or attractions. There are lots of benches along the way, as well as scenic views that will take your breath away!

Swormville

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,298 per sq. mi.

Swormville

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If you prefer more classical dog parks in terms of secure fencing and separate areas for small and large dogs, we recommend that you head to The Paw Park. You can find this park in Swormville, around 12 miles from Tonawanda. The separate areas are reserved for dogs under and over 30 lbs. This park is funded entirely by donations, and the local community works hard to maintain it, so clean up after your pup, and consider donating to keep this spot open for years to come! The ground is mostly grass, and there are benches for the comfort of the dog owners. Water is provided as well as water bowls.

Knox Farm State Park

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,472 per sq. mi.

Knox Farm State Park

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Knox Farm State Park is around 28 miles from Tonawanda. If you visit this furrific state park, you have two options; you can either walk your leashed pup on the trails, or you can let Fido off-leash in the fenced area. One person is allowed to bring no more than two dogs to play in the fenced area. If you have a smaller pup, don't worry; there is a separate area designated for small dogs. A water hose and multiple buckets provide the park with water. The trails feature a variety of terrain, and you should keep in mind that horses are allowed to use them as well. 

First Ward

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First Ward

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If you head to First Ward in Buffalo, you can visit the Wilkeson Pointe Park, which is just 13 miles from Tonawanda. Doggies have to be leashed and, as such, they are allowed on the walking paths in the park. Officially, dogs are not allowed on the beaches, but it is common practice for the local dog owners to bring their dogs with them even on the beaches. Free parking, boating, kayaking, and picnic tables are just some of the reasons that you should check out this park. You can rent bikes and kayaks here, or just sit back and enjoy the scenic views!