Dog walking in Wantagh

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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 PWantagh, NY

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“It’s all about your pooch!!”

Hi there! I’ve been a dog lover since childhood. I grew up with a terrier mix. I continued on to eventually add a black lab rescue to my family as we already had our family dog which was a Rescue. My last two dogs were both senior‘s. With some thought I decided to start my own Dog care business. I’d be honored to give your pup the special attention they deserve for our walk!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Tara SWantagh, NY

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“I'm here to lend a hand and my love. ☺”

Hi, my name is Tara. I grew up with animals as a big part of my life with seven dogs and two cats. I always felt very comfortable with animals. My professional experience with animals is mainly working at a veterinary clinic. Being a veterinary doctor would have been amazing but I'm an artist at heart! I wanted to find a way to still be able to give my extra love to them. Being able to help owners who may need the extra help with keeping their best friend healthy and safe sounds good to me!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kevin SWantagh, NY

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Hi! I'm Kevin, and I'm really excited to walk your dog today! I've owned dogs most of my life and have always loved taking them on walks. I really love dogs and would love to have a companion walking around the city. Hope to meet your dog soon!

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Jazel GWantagh, NY

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“I hope I can make your day less stressful :)”

Hello, my name is Jazel and I've taken care of all types of animals like guinea pigs, bearded dragons, fish, birds, cats, and dogs. I love them all and like to care for them. I have experience in taking dogs out, cleaning up after them, play time, and cleaning the rooms they stay in. I also make sure their food diet is what they are eating. I help out my older sister with her five dogs when I’m not working and cuddle with my cats.

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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

Jessica ZWantagh, NY

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My name is Jessica and I have over 10 years of experience in animal care that includes volunteering in dog rescue and working as a Veterinary Assistant. I have spent most of my time walking & socializing dogs in an animal shelter, and caring for those we've saved in a privately run boarding facility. Working with animals is my greatest passion and their safety & well-being mean the most to me. I can't wait to spend time with your pet!

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Magdalena CWantagh, NY

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“Discovering New York one dog walk at a time.”

Born and raised in Texas, moved to NYC Jan 2019. I’m dog (golden retriever) obsessed. I have 5+ years of working with dogs at a doggie day care now I’m full time as a nutrition consultant for a fresh food company here in NYC. I love all dog breeds but I especially have a soft spot for golden retrievers, rotties, Aussies, pugs, huskys, king Charlie’s, sheepadoodles, all mastiffs, and dachshunds. Let me walk your pup. If you want pictures throughout the walk let me know I’ll gladly provide those.

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

Jennifer SWantagh, NY

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Hello puppy parents! I’ve been walking for Wag for quite a while now and love it. I have two fur babies of my own and I look forward to getting to know yours!

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Wahaj PWantagh, NY

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“Every journey begins with a paw, Gotta walk em all”

Hello fellow pet parents! My name is Wahaj Patel and I have been around dogs for over 7 years now. Several of my previous roommates have had dogs (Siberian Husky, Chocolate Lab, American Pitbull, other smaller breeds). Though I have no professional experience, I have always been attentive. Personally, I can't wait to have my own pet but until then Wag allows me to use my previous experience to meet breeds and grow my fondness towards animals.

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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

Alice LWantagh, NY

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“Dogs are people with short legs and fur coats”

Hi, I am Alice, I am 22 years old and currently attending Hunter college on the upper east side. All my life I have been surrounded by dogs, whether it's at a family's or friend's house. I started pet sitting for my friend's two girlies few years ago, and that's where my interest began. I tend to always have a great connection with dogs I meet. I am very patient, active, detailed orientated, and trustworthy. I know I can easily served as a benefit to any family!

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

Sonia SWantagh, NY

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“Safe walk with Sonia!”

Hello fellow pet parents, I’m Sonia Sinchi. If your reading this I am possibly going to walk your dog. Some of my top characteristics are 1) I am a credible person, once your dog are in my hands: I will have full responsibility of your dog, I'll take care of him/her like if they were my own. 2) I'm responsible, after they do their necessities I will be the one cleaning up after them. Finally, just to keep this short I'm caring meaning your dogs will have my full attention and love. Thank You!

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Dog Walking in Wantagh

Wantagh, New York is a vibrant city in Nassau County widely known for its exuberant nightlife. The party isn’t just limited to the local humans, though; this fast-paced community has plenty of dog-friendly hot spots to check out with your furry companion!

The dog run at the Wantagh community park is a great leash-free space to blow off some steam and make new friends! You don’t have to worry about muddy paws here because the enormous dog enclosure is covered entirely in astroturf! There are usually plenty of tennis balls on-site to enjoy, as well as doggy bags to clean up the less enjoyable aspects of the park. The best part is there are always plenty of fur-iends to play with here — even some doggy internet celebrities have been known to frequent this spot! 

No need to worry about how you'll take care of those hunger pangs after that intense game of fetch. There are three dog-friendly dining options within city limits! For some casual upscale Italian food, paw on over to Umberto's Restaurant & Pizzeria. Grab a pup-friendly seat on the patio and enjoy signature dishes such as chicken cacciatore or veal milanese — just like “Grand-paw” used to make! If you still have room for desert, swing over to the Carvel Ice Cream parlor for a sweet treat that is so doggone good it should be sinful!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wantagh

West Bay Shore

49
Population Density
1,997 per sq. mi.

West Bay Shore

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Are you looking for a scenic dog-friendly escape from the fast-paced Long Island lifestyle? Look no further than beautiful Gardiner County Park, just a 30-minute drive east of Wantagh -- and you don’t have to set foot off the island! This community park is more like a nature preserve than a recreation area, with tons of trails for your leashed fur-iend to wander, ocean access where he can soothe his tired paws, and panoramic views of the bay! Don’t fret if you accidentally leave your puppy’s beach bag at home -- there are doggie water fountains and waste stations to tend to his every need! The park is near a marsh, so make sure you pack some bug spray.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

37
Population Density
2,837 per sq. mi.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

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Your pooch can meander the same trails Teddy Roosevelt loved while learning the history of his “Summer White House” at this home-turned-national-historic-site in Oyster Bay. Only 30-minutes outside of Wantagh, the Sagamore Hill Historic Site is well worth the drive, boasting over 80 acres of beautiful marshland, flora-filled meadows, and fauna-filled forests. Although pets are not allowed in the structures, your pup will be glad to know there is a trail leading straight to the beach where he can enjoy a nice soggy frolic! This tail-wagging good time will have your pup bragging by the community water bowl for weeks to come!

Stump Pond

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,922 per sq. mi.

Stump Pond

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If your dog is craving a place with some variety, be sure to check out the Stump Pond area! There are plenty of options for on- and off-leash fun at the 627-acre Blydenburgh County Park, nestled in the city of Hauppauge. The 2-acre dog run gives small and large dogs their own spaces to whiz around and always has plenty of guests for your dog to befriend! A special pass is required for weekend visits from Memorial Day to Labor Day, so make sure you pick one up if you plan to come during this time. The nearby Stump Pond Loop Trail is a great option for leashed adventures, and makes for an easy hike with stunning views! 

West Hills County Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,041 per sq. mi.

West Hills County Park

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High energy puppers agree — the West Hills County Dog Park is the best off-leash spot around! Located on Sweet Hollow Road, 15 miles north of Wantagh, this no-frills park is great for one thing: playtime! There are several benches and picnic tables where owners can sit and watch their pup parade around with his newfound friends, as well as tons of room to toss a frisbee! Smaller dogs (25 lbs. and under) have their own run about a mile away where they can play without the larger breeds cramping their style. Keep the good times rolling with a nice leashed hike down the Walt Whitman Trail. This path can be accessed through the park, making it a convenient stroll for any doggy duo! 

Eisenhower Park

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,300 per sq. mi.

Eisenhower Park

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Located on Salisbury Park Drive, just 5 miles from Wantagh, is the extremely popular Eisenhower Dog Park. Due to it’s central location, this park is frequented by tons of pups (big and small) from all over Nassau County. The 30 lb. and over side is very spacious and has plenty of room for big dogs to carouse. The smaller side isn’t quite as spacious, but it is still a big hit with the little guys. Doggie waste stations are available for owners to help keep the park in top shape, and there is a water fountain as well (but you may need to bring your own because it isn’t always working!).