Dog walking in Amherst

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Rachel CAmherst, OH

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“Your friendly neighborhood dog lover :)”

Hi there! My name is Rachel Poelman 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, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

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, Potty training, Puppy training

Trina UAmherst, OH

4.9

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Hello my name is Trina . Me and my Pomeranian Rubi moved here to Ohio from Michigan eight years ago. I am currently a full time Pet Stylist and have been for over eight years. I have taken many seminars on dog behavior as well as Canine First Aid and CPR. I started with WAG after My friends told me I’m so good at taking care of they’re pets and how I am so natural at bonding with animals. I pride myself on giving the best care to each dogs needs. I enjoy walking and having a furry companion to tag along. It’s not just about the walk but giving love and attention to your pet or making sure before I leave they have fresh water. I make sure that you have as many updates as you need to feel at ease while I’m out on a walk with your pet. I want your pets to have a safe and happy walking experience and enjoy themselves. Before I tuck them back in they get some extra Love and care with a few treats for mom and dad to give them when you get home.

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Holly FAmherst, OH

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My name is Holly and I have loved dogs all my life. I have always had dogs and right now have three (Millie, Snowy, and Lulu). I absolutely understand how precious these beings are and I promise to be filled with love and caring for yours.

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Lida TAmherst, OH

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Amanda WAmherst, OH

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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, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Service training, Puppy training

Emma CAmherst, OH

4.9

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“No dog left unpet”

Hi! My name’s Emma and I am excited to be your walker on Wag! I have been walking/boarding dogs for years and I have my own fur child at home (Norman the corgi). I have taken care of numerous dogs, both big and small. I don’t have a preference on dogs, I love them all equally!

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Lilliam DAmherst, OH

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Cassandra DAmherst, OH

4.9

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Hi there! I’m Cassie and I’m an avid dog and animal lover. I’ve owned dogs my entire life, and I find most pups are comfortable around me due to my gentle nature. I understand dog body language, and how to approach a dog. I previously volunteered with an animal shelter and walked all sorts of dogs for them. I look forward to meeting dog friends!

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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

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Population Density
1,952 per sq. mi.

Amherst City Center

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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

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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.