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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.
My name is Rachel. I have an 18 pound rescue mix with his own instagram. I recently moved to the area to finish graduate school. I look forward to walking your pup!
Hello! I am a walker with a variety of experience—I earned my degree in Animal Behavior and have worked as a dog trainer doing obedience, agility, and scent training. I also have experience working in a dog daycare and pet sitting and walking. I love all kinds of dogs, big and small! I look forward to meeting your pups :)
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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
“Have been, and forever will be a dog lover.”
I grew up on a farm with many animals. I also have dog sat many dogs; one of them was a St Bernard, for 2 weeks, whos family was in the hospital after their home burnt down. My best friend (a miniature Jack Russell) passed around the same time I moved away for college and I can only have a Guinea pig in my apartment.I love all animals, from a hamster to a horse, but my favorite are dogs.I currently go to college at SUNY SCCC and miss my dog and farm alot, I have alot of love to give to your pup!
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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Training experience
Hi, I'm Catherine. I grew up in upstate New York with a golden retriever named Snickers and loved taking him on long walks, runs (sometimes), and adventures (all the time). I genuinely enjoy spending time with dogs and showing them patience, care, and a fun time! I'm very active and when I'm not walking your furry pal, I'm likely running or weight training. I would love to help keep your dog healthy, fit, and happy! I'm disciplined and responsible. I want to provide you and your dog the best experience with Wag! and give you peace of mind knowing your dog is in good hands.
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Hello! My name is Kylee and I myself own two dogs; Romeo and Amber. I have had dogs growing up my entire life as my grandparents have raised and trained Siberian Huskies since I was fairly young. I have experience with all sizes and energy levels as well as a strong background in training and commands. I really look forward to meeting your pooch and giving them the outside time they’ve been looking forward to all day!
I’m a Utica College graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal behavior. I myself is a dog parent so I understand the need to find the right person to care for your family member. I do know how to perform CPR in case of an emergency. I will care for your pet as if they were my own and that’s with love, respect, and patience.
I love working with dogs of all sizes and energy levels. I grew up with 150lb Newfoundlands and currently volunteer with a hound rescue and a local animal shelter. I have fostered rescue dogs and taken them to obedience classes. I will take excellent care of your dog and treat it as if it were my own. I frequently care for my mother's senior Newfoundland with many health needs when she is out of town, and I can follow detailed care instructions as required. I have one young dog at home, Minnie, who was a 'foster fail' and is the love of my life. She is great with other dogs and loves to play. I understand that some dogs take a while to warm up to a new person so I would be happy to do a meet and greet in advance of any services as needed. I look forward to meeting you and your pup!
Hi there, My name is Chasity. I am an active and ambitious young woman residing in the Hopkinton area. Working with dogs is what I love to do. I am beyond excited to work alongside you and your dog to ensure that you will feel comfortable while they are with me and that they will receive the physical activity, safety, love and care that they desire.
Hi! I’m Kerri, a current college student in New York. Back at my house upstate, I have a dog (who I miss very much). I absolutely love dogs and I can’t wait to get to know all kinds of dogs on walks! Before my current dog, Arnie, I had a beagle when I was young. From these two, I have experience with both senior dogs and puppies. In high school I also worked at a veterinary hospital.
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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Utica has had a varied history over the years. From a stop along the trade routes, to a textile manufacturing center, to the east coast’s hotbed of organized crime, to today: a multicultural city that’s population is growing again! Utica has a rich history and a rich natural landscape, and it’s no surprise that people are flocking to it. With one animal hospital in town, your dog will always be well taken care of.
The Utica Marsh Canalway Trail is an easy, though long, walk. The full trail is 13.5 miles, but as an out and back trail it can be as long as you want it to be. Just turn back sooner if you’d like a shorter walk! If you want more of a challenge, the Utica Marsh Loop is a moderate hike. Keep your dog on leash and on the path to preserve your chance to see the wildlife this 4.5 mile trail is known for!
Dreaming of no pet fee hotel deals? Check out Red Roof Inn Utica. If you’re willing to pay a small fee, your choices expand to include Econo Lodge Utica and Best Western Gateway Adirondack Inn.
Wherever you go in Utica, leash up and take your dog with you!
Chancellor Park is a great, simple park in Utica. This park has plenty of green grass, and leashed dogs are welcome to explore the park with you. Quinn Park is another great choice nestled right into the heart of Utica. This park caters more to children and sports. Bring the whole family for a game of basketball or playing on the playground, but your dog will still love going for a walk in nature! Hungry? Bite Bakery and Cafe offers dog-friendly outdoor seating and water bowls to dogs who join them for breakfast or lunch!
Seymour Park in North Utica is a park that values open space and is rarely crowded. If you have a shy dog you’d prefer to ease into a new area, Seymour Park is the place to go. Walking laps of the perimeter is a great way to burn off energy or warm up for a day of adventuring! You can also try the area’s other park, North Utica Park. This park features a small play area, but far more room for you and your dog to roam. North Utica Park is light on amenities, so bring everything you’re going to need into the park with you.
Pixley Park in West Utica wins the “cutest park name” contest in Utica, paws down. This park follows up by being a really charming urban park that packs a lot of fun into a small space. Basketball courts and a few open sports fields give this park an expansive feel. It’s still small enough to make walking laps a quick and easy workout for your pup. The Nail Creek Pub and Brewery in West Utica is a dog-friendly place to relax with a good drink. They feature a variety of beers on tap, and also have an outdoor patio that’s pupular with locals whenever the weather is nice!
Kopernik Park is a gorgeous example of a small community space. Utica has mastered the art of making a small park into a big escape from the world. A statue of Copernicus at the park's center, accompanied by an educational plaque. It elevates the simple park, outfitted with a few benches and wide, expansive lawns that sometimes host community concerts, into a retreat. Don’t leave Cornhill without visiting the nearby O’Conner Park. This small park is a great place to relax under a tree, or pretend to lose yourself on a short path throughout.
Roscoe Conkling Park is a huge, rambling park that takes up a big chunk of South Utica. This park is home to a zoo, as well as wooded trails and ample places to stop and play. Your leashed dog will have a blast exploring this vast space, and even though you can’t take her everywhere, such as the zoo, you can have fun with her anywhere. Bagel Grove is a nearby place to rest and recover from your exploration in Roscoe Conkling Park. Enjoy freshly made bagels and other baked goods, as well as a boost of caffeine served hot or iced.
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