Dog walking in Amherst

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Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Rachel CAmherst, OH

5.0

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Hi there! My name is Rachel Coleman and I am in nursing school at Baldwin Wallace University. I have a huge heart for animals and have a lot of hands on experience with dogs. My goals are to help make your pet happy and safe!

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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

Skye MAmherst, OH

5.0

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Hi my name is Skye! I live in Olmsted Falls, with my pup Cali, and 2yo Australian cattle dog. I have owned and been surrounded by many dogs throughout my life. I have even volunteered at local shelters and non-profit animal organizations for many years. I have a huge passion for animals and I would love to get outside and take your fur-baby on a walk!

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Taylor DAmherst, OH

4.9

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“Happiness is doggie kisses!”

Hi! My name is Taylor :) I have been in love with animals since I was a little girl. Since then I have owner cats, dogs, reptiles and small animals! I have shadowed at veterinary offices, worked at a pet store as the companion animal manager, and pet sit many times! I would love the chance to share some love with your best friend!

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Madison TAmherst, OH

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“Can’t wait to meet your pet!”

I have had a dog since I was 8 and have been in love with animals (especially dogs) for as long as I can remember. I have been pet sitting for over 2 years and have experience training dogs to become mental health therapy dogs. I am super excited for the opportunity to meet your pet!

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

Lida TAmherst, OH

4.9

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“Let’s go on a walk and have some fun!”

Hi there, my name is Lida! All my life, I grew up with pets in my home ranging from cats, birds, fish, rabbits, & even hedgehogs! From 2007, I’ve been walking and dog sitting my neighborhood dogs voluntarily. Small, cute dogs like chihuahuas, & even cuddly giants like St. Bernards. I currently own a Doberman pinscher and his name is Levi! He’s been my precious baby as of October 2018. I hope that I can bring your dog on a fun adventure while we walk on beautiful sunny days!

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

Jen KAmherst, OH

4.9

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“Animal behaviorist-Marine biologist”

Hi my name is Jen, I have been a professional in the animal world for over 10 year, and been a animal lover since I can remember! I have managed at zoo's, and aquarium's acrossed the U.S.; specializing in animal behavior, training, health care ect. I am a huge dog lover, making every experience unique to each dog as an individual, I look forward to meeting your dog soon :)

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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

Hannah SAmherst, OH

4.9

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Hi my name is Hannah! I spent part of my childhood with my dog Barney in Michigan until my family relocated to Cleveland when I was 7. I have been in love with dogs all my life, and I started walking and sitting for my grandparents' black lab Elmer when I was around 10 years old. I am experienced with dogs of all sizes and ages, from young corgis to fully grown greyhounds! I look forward to catering to your dog's specific needs, as I know every pup is different and deserves unique love and care.

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Amanda WAmherst, OH

4.9

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“Fast Furry Friend Ambler”

Hello! My name is Amanda Winton and I have been a dog owner/lover/walker for over 15 years. I have experience walking/training/loving large dogs including my own large dog Dodger (Great Pyrenees), Medium dogs including my own dog Schnicklefritz (Beagle), and small dogs including my own dog Bella (shih tzu). I am not intimidated by active animals that need long walks or extra attention and would love to cater to your family and dog's needs!

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

Lilliam DAmherst, OH

4.9

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“Big Dogs, Little Dogs, All Happy Dogs!!!”

I am a pet owner and animal lover. I have experience caring for cats, dogs & fish. I have worked with many animals and I am comfortable walking, feeding, playing with and caring for your pets. I am an energetic sales person that runs a home based business with a flexible schedule! I look forward to meeting your pets! Please feel free to contact me to discuss my services. I am also a runner, if you want your dog to go for a jog I can also offer that.

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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

Asia CAmherst, OH

4.9

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I have owned and been around dogs all my life. I have a 6 year old, 86lb love bug named Bruce. He doesn’t live with me, but he’s still my baby! Dogs have always had a special place in my heart since I was a child. I enjoy all aspects of caring for them and being around them - even their unique and quirky personalities. I understand all dogs have separate needs, habits, and routines. Dogs are more than pets, they are family. All breeds are welcome, and I am lgbtq+ friendly!

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Dog Walking in Amherst

The furiendly city of Amherst is found in Lorain County, Ohio. This pawsome place has a bunch of outdoor oppawtunities and dog friendly activities that you can enjoy with your canine. In case of an emergency, there is one animal hospital that you can visit in Amherst.

One of the best places to bring your canine to when you are in Amherst has got to be the Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation! This is a pawsome place that has over 65 acres that you can explore with your canine, as well as a 1.4 mile sniff-tastic loop trail for some exercise. You can admire the Beaver Creek, and the pine trees will provide you with some shade when it gets hot outside.

When you get hungry, don’t forget to stop by Hot Dog Heaven when you are in Amherst! Here you can dig into a range of hot dogs, corn dogs and burgers, as well as enjoy a treat like ice cream or milkshakes afterwards. There is also lots of outdoor tables here where you can relax with your pup.

If you are visiting Amherst and are looking for a dog friendly place to stay when you are with your pooch, check in to the Motel 6. Here you are welcome to bring two pooches of any size for no additional fee. How pawsome is that?

So, come and have a ball with your pup in Amherst!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Amherst

Cooper Foster Park Rd W/ N Leavitt Rd

48
Population Density
950 per sq. mi.

Cooper Foster Park Rd W/ N Leavitt Rd

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When you are out and about exploring everything that Amherst has to offer, you are bound to get hungry! For a bite to eat, head over to Chipotle Mexican Grill. Here you can tuck into some delicious Mexican food, including tacos and burritos, as well as some delicious salads and bowls. In addition, there are some outdoor tables here where you can your pup can sit and enjoy your food. For dog friendly accommodation when you are in Amherst, you can stay at the Days Inn. Here you can bring two pups with you weighing up to 20 lbs for only a small additional fee per night of your stay.

Amherst City Center

36
Population Density
1,952 per sq. mi.

Amherst City Center

36

Every pooch loves a trip to the park; so, when you are in Amherst be sure to visit Maude Neiding Memorial Park! This is a puptastic place for some exercise in the fresh air since there is a walking path here where you can stretch you and your pooch’s legs. In addition, there is lots of green grass for a game of fetch and there are tall trees that will provide some shade. There are also some furrific amenities that you can use at Maude Neiding Memorial Park, including a playground for the kids, picnic shelters and benches.

Kendeigh Corner

24
Population Density
1,073 per sq. mi.

Kendeigh Corner

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In Amherst, you will find some pawsome dog friendly eateries that you have got to try! When your stomach starts to growl, head on over to D’Tutanelli’s Pizza. Here you can dig into some delicious pizzas, as well as other Italian dishes. Of course, there are also two outdoor tables where you can sit with your pup and enjoy your food. Another puptastic place is the Dairy Queen! This is a furrific place to go when you and your pooch deserve a treat. You can get your paws into a dipped cone, sundaes or hot dessert, as well as a special Pup Cup for your furry friend! There are also some outdoor tables here where you can relax with your canine – bone-a-petit!

N Ridge Rd W/ Cooper Foster Park Rd W

12
Population Density
1,370 per sq. mi.

N Ridge Rd W/ Cooper Foster Park Rd W

12

Just next door to Amherst, you will find the puptown of Lorain! Here you can visit the pawsome Elmwood Park with your furry friend. Follow the sniff-tastic trails through the woodlands and go exploring with your beloved companion. The trees provide plenty of shade when it is hot and sunny outside, and your canine will love to investigate all of the new scents and sights of nature at Elmwood Park. Of course, don’t forget to bring some treats and fresh water with you on your trip to keep your pup’s energy high when you are out walking together!

Washington Ave/ Meister Rd

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Population Density
1,534 per sq. mi.

Washington Ave/ Meister Rd

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For a pawsome day out with your pooch, head north of Amherst to the next door puptown of Lorain! Here you will find the puptastic Falbo Park where your canine can roll and roam on the green grass. There is plenty of open space here that is perfect for a game of fetch with your furry friend’s favorite ball or Frisbee in the sun. There is also a sniff-tastic walking trail that you can follow for a leisurely stroll. Some amenities here include a playground for the kids, a picnic table and a carpark that you can use when you visit.