Dog walking in West Hempstead

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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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Susi MWest Hempstead, NY

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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

Matthew KWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

(1833)

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

Clarence HWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

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“Hello Pet Parents!”

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

Dan KWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

(1629)

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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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Gideon SWest Hempstead, NY

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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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Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Ashley WWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

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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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Camille EWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

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I'm Camille, I'm a graduate student studying violin in NYC. My animal experience includes volunteering for 5 years at the Randall Museum Animal Room in San Francisco, as well as working in a pet supply store. I grew up around dogs and I would be very excited to walk yours!

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

Selena LWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

(1441)

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I'm a certified Dog Walker/Handler with Animal First Aid training and also with 10 years of experience with all types of dogs (and cats). I have been surrounded by animals all my life and still continue to be. Just how I treat my own animals, I bring the same amount of attention, love, and care to other's. Can't wait to meet you and your pup!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Sashalyn MWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

(1508)

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“I ADORE DOGS! I'LL GO ABOVE & BEYOND FOR YOUR PUP!”

Hello there! I'm Sashalyn - major dog-lover and fun to be around! I've lived in New York all of my life and know my way around. I enjoy being around dogs of all shapes and sizes, drool or no drool. ;) I grew up around animals and ended up falling in love with dogs!

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Katherine BWest Hempstead, NY

4.9

(1471)

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“8 yrs experience | Full time walker | All breeds”

Hi my name is katherine, it will be a pleasure walk your pup! I have experience with different kind of dog, specialized in rescued and seniors dogs. I was volunteered for 7 years in Sudamérica helping to abandoned dog and helping them to find a new home. I’m very patient and I’ll fallow very careful any instruction that you give me. I been working with wag for at least 1 year. I will always happy to help you with your furry friend!

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

Dog Walking in West Hempstead

Situated on the west end of Long Island, West Hempstead is a small hamlet where the quality of life is high and the neighborhoods are quaint. This community’s streets are dotted with historic homes and buildings, and manicured lawns. Shops, restaurants, schools and businesses are centrally located, too, making this a wooferful village to walk with your pup. West Hempstead has two animal clinics to make sure your four-legged friend’s tail keeps on wagging!

The Hempstead Lake State Park is a pawpular canine hangout in West Hempstead! Leashed dogs are welcome in the park’s designated dog-walk area near South Pond. You and Fido will have a woofderful time exploring the nature trails that meander through the beautiful wooded area and its adjacent wetlands. There is a small fee for parking at this state park. 

If you get hungry in West Hempstead, check out the village’s iconic Riesterer's Bakery. If the weather’s pleasant, grab a seat at an outdoor table with Fido and take your pick of tasty treats like scones, breads, cookies and more. They even have a yummy gluten and sugar free menu!

Whether you call this quaint village home, or you’re just visiting, you and Fido will have a furrific time in West Hampstead!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in West Hempstead

Saranac Rd/ Champlain Ave

48
Population Density
5,745 per sq. mi.

Saranac Rd/ Champlain Ave

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Visit a couple of pawesome parks in the Saranac Rd/ Champlain Ave neighborhood! Harold Walker Memorial Park is a woofderful outdoor recreation area where leashed pups are welcome. You and your pup will have a ball romping in the open field or relaxing in the shade of one of the many mature trees. There’s even a pond where your furry friend can splash around! In the fall, the pond is a pawsome place to sit on a bench and appreciate the stunning colors of the changing leaves. The park also has tennis and basketball courts, a playground for kiddos, benches, picnic tables and shuffleboard. This neighborhood is also home to the Hempstead Lake State Park!

Lakeview

36
Population Density
7,091 per sq. mi.

Lakeview

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Locals love West Hempstead’s Halls Pond Park in the Lakeview neighborhood! This 11-acre green space is a pawesome place for a quiet walk with your leashed dog. There are tons of natural sights, sounds and smells for you and your pup to take in while you stroll around the park’s five-acre pond, which is commonly inhabited by ducks and geese. Be sure to explore the beautiful hardwood forest and its walking path on the north side of the park, too. The trees provide ample shade in warmer months and a furrific spectrum of color each autumn, making this a puptastic place for some exercise with your pooch!

Long Beach Rd/ Baldwin Rd

24
Population Density
13,322 per sq. mi.

Long Beach Rd/ Baldwin Rd

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Travel less than two miles east of West Hempstead and you’ll reach the village’s sister community of Hempstead! There, the Long Beach Rd/ Baldwin Rd neighborhood has a woofderful place for you and Fido to hang out, at Kennedy Memorial Park! Enjoy a jaunt with your leashed dog on the park’s paved walking path that winds around the perimeter of this large park. There are plenty of mature trees along the way, providing some shade for a walk in warmer months. There’s also a playground for kiddos, athletic fields and benches at this pawsome park. Lincoln Park is another furrific park in this neighborhood where leashed dogs are welcome.

Rockville Centre Village Center

12
Population Density
8,188 per sq. mi.

Rockville Centre Village Center

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In search of sun and sand? Visit Rockville Centre’s Village Center neighborhood, about five miles from West Hempstead! You and Fido will love frolicking on the small but secluded sandy pockets on the shores of Smith Pond at Morgan Days Park! There’s tons of lush vegetation and trees, making this park seem far away from city life! It’s a pawpular spot for fishing, too. For another pawesome place to walk with your leashed pooch in the neighborhood, check out Veterans Park. This community park has a paved path that loops around open fields and a playground. Other furrific neighborhood parks where leashed dogs are welcome include Eldred Park and Village Green Park.

Merrick Rd/ Lincoln Ave

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Population Density
6,723 per sq. mi.

Merrick Rd/ Lincoln Ave

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In search of a quiet park to visit with your furry friend? Check out Rockville Centre’s Merrick Rd/ Lincoln Ave neighborhood! Just about five miles from West Hempstead, this neighborhood is home to Mill River Complex Park, a well-maintained green space you will love visiting with your leashed pooch. You and your dog can get some exercise on the woofderful paved walkway that runs next to the beautiful Mill River! There is lots of grass and lush vegetation growing on the banks, so keep an eye out for waterfowl and wildlife! This park also has athletic fields, a playground and restrooms.