Dog walking in Garfield Heights

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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.

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Lauren DGarfield Heights, OH

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I’ve been in love with dogs my whole life, and I’ve rescued quite a few. I’ve gotten to be very good at calming and distracting dogs who get a little bit nervous or unsteady with others or their surroundings. I do my best to know the moves a dog might make before they make them, along with sensing their mood in certain situations so that I’ll always be ready for anything. The most important thing is to know that both you & your best friend can always feel secure in knowing they are safe with me.

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

Katrina MGarfield Heights, OH

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“I'll treat your pups like my own!”

Hello, I'm Katrina! I have always had a love for animals. I believe dogs are part of the family and should be treated that way! When your pup is with me, they will get the same love and attention I'd give to my own. I currently have 2 rescues; Maia, a black lab mix and Dexter, a beagle. I am comfortable with dogs of all ages, sizes, and breeds. I love that I am able to incorporate my love of dogs into a job that I can be excited about. I can't wait to meet your pup!

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Taylor DGarfield Heights, OH

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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

Josie KGarfield Heights, OH

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“Personal care for your dog”

I am an experienced pet owner who lives with 3 cats. I love to walk and can keep up with all dogs. I have dealt with dogs of all ages and energy levels. I give the dogs all the attention they deserve and make sure they have plenty of sniffs to get them through the rest of the day. In these times of COVID-19 know that I take many precautions. I wash my hands with soap and water before leaving my house. I limit my time in your home. I sanitize my hands when I return to my car.

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Tori TGarfield Heights, OH

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Hi, my name is Tori! I am a life long dog owner and lover. Growing up my family owned 3 sharpies, 2 Bichons, an Irish Setter, a Gordon Setter and an English Mastiff that had two litters of puppies. I have volunteered at numerous animal shelters including the animal adoption agency. I have experience with temperamental, rescue, blind, disabled, large and small dogs of many breeds. I am a Cleveland native, currently attending Cleveland State.

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Heather HGarfield Heights, OH

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“I can't get enough of these dogs!”

Hello! My name is Heather! I love dogs and all animals, I've had them all my life. I love to walk an see their happy faces! I'm excited to get started with meeting all the lovely dogs in my neighborhood!

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Colin LGarfield Heights, OH

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“The most caring and accommodating walker around”

Hello! I’m Colin, a very experienced and conscientious dog parent and walker. I am the parent of a rescue with very high anxiety and because of this is unable to be near other dogs or people. I love dogs and am skilled in walking all different types and sizes of dogs. Due to the dog I’m a parent of I’m well-versed in knowing how to approach all dogs and interact with them and handle them on walks. I’m able to receive and follow instructions well. I look forward to walking your pup!

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Tiffany NGarfield Heights, OH

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Hi there! My name is Tiffany and I am currently in my senior year at tri-c east studying nursing. In addition to owning a dog in the past, I have been walking and dog-sitting for friends and neighbors since I was in 9th grade. I have experience working with and walking multiple dogs at a time. I hope you will consider me to help you take care of and walk your furry friends.

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Brandy EGarfield Heights, OH

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“Dogs are my kind of people!”

I live in Cuyahoga Falls, with two beautiful toddlers; Liam and Harper, a GSD named Simon, and two cats. Before starting my family, I had been a MA for 13+ years. Now, I am a stay at home mom with a lifelong passion and love for all animals. I've been caring for animals since I was a young child. I will treat your furbabies as if they were my own. With unconditional love and care, you'll never have to worry.

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Krystal FGarfield Heights, OH

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“I will take excellent care of your pup!”

Hello everyone, my name is Krystal! An owner of three dogs myself, I know how important it is to make sure your pooches are taken care of. I started my experience with pet care at a very young age and it has always came naturally to me. Whether it’s walking, boarding or sitting, I have always enjoyed taking care and being around dogs. In my own home I have a fenced yard and plenty of toys to keep them occupied.

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Dog Walking in Garfield Heights

Garfield Heights is a metropolitan suburban city on the outskirts of Chicago, surrounded by urban areas and dense residential areas. The municipality is only 12 miles from Chicago and offers residents from the town and surrounding area a lovely place to dine, shop, and walk Fido. Multiple parks have been founded inside the city and declared as dog-friendly areas to include their four-legged residents.

The largest area to walk Fido in is the Garfield Park Reservation. The park is a vast wetland habitat with over 120 acres of land on the edge of the city. Throughout the park are various dog-friendly trails, spanning over 2.4 miles over the area, and made from dirt and boardwalk paths. The pathway also connects to a developed area with picnic areas, trash bins, and water fountains. Dogs do have to be on a leash inside the park, and kept on a leash 6 feet or shorter.

Bacci Park is another popular park in the city, thanks to its diverse landscape and numerous park features for humans and pups. Within the park, you can find two fenced-in baseball fields, open space, a pond and creek for fishing, and forested trails. Trails connected to paved walkways, leading throughout the park with access to water fountains, benches, clean-up stations, and trash bins available to leashed pups.

With one vet and a dog-friendly trail known as Mill Creek Trail that extends over two miles, Garfield Heights will bring your dog-walking adventure to new heights!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Garfield Heights

North Garfield Heights

48
Population Density
3,469 per sq. mi.

North Garfield Heights

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North Garfield Heights is the best-known neighborhood among dog walkers, thanks to its abundance in dog-friendly parks. One of the parks is Jack C. Donovan Park, which provides a recreational area with fenced-in baseball fields, open space, and shaded sitting areas. Dogs can play in the fields off leash, or go for a walk while on a leash in the open areas and enjoy features like water fountains, benches, and trash bins. Crudele Park is a smaller park in the community but still provides a nice place to walk and play with Fido. Trees surround the park offers a private setting, in a rural area that allows dogs to run and play without a leash. There are benches and picnic tables in this park.

Valley View

36
Population Density
211 per sq. mi.

Valley View

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Valley View is a scenic and wooded town, with rows of residential homes under shade and surrounded by trees, .5 miles from Garfield Heights. The best park to show this off is Valley View Woods Park, a forested area that takes up about 40 acres of land. The park has plenty of shaded walking trails that connect to features like a recreational area with fenced-in baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and a soccer field. Additionally, there are two playgrounds, a picnic pavilion, and restrooms. Dogs can run around in the open areas or walk on the paved trails while on a leash and enjoy clean-up stations, water fountains, and benches.

Bedford Heights

24
Population Density
7,282 per sq. mi.

Bedford Heights

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Bedford Heights is a bustling neighborhood packed with residential homes on the east side of Maple Heights, 2 miles from Garfield Heights. Visitors from Garfield Heights come to the area thanks to Stafford Park, a scenic area with a wide variety of different activities. There are multiple recreational fields, including 6 fenced-in baseball fields, a track, a soccer field, enclosed tennis courts, and lit basketball courts. Although the fields are dog-friendly and allow dogs to play safely off leash, the area outside is open, surrounded by dense woods and provide a playground, picnic tables, a pavilion, restrooms, water fountains, clean-up stations, and benches to leashed dogs.

Maple Heights

12
Population Density
4,774 per sq. mi.

Maple Heights

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Maple Heights is a central neighborhood with the area's downtown district in it, named after the town its in and only 1.8 miles away from Garfield Heights. Benhoff Park brings in a lot of visitors, thanks to its open grassy area and paved walkway. The park is perfect for letting Fido run around and stretch his legs and even offers other amenities like benches, a small playground, and fenced-in baseball field. Cunwillo Park offers the same thing, but in a more private area thanks to the thick woods that surround the park. Additionally, there's a basketball court, a playground, a small pavilion with picnic tables, water fountains, and benches available to leashed dogs.

Historic Bedford

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Population Density
2,002 per sq. mi.

Historic Bedford

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Historic Bedford is the oldest part of the Bedford, on the south side of the city, only 4 miles from Garfield Heights. The neighborhood is best known for the large Bedford Reservation that's centered in the community, which provides over 150 acres of forested lands, hiking trails, and a golf course. Although pups are not allowed on the golf course, they can still enjoy 3.2 miles of hiking trails made from dirt and crushed stone, with access to picnic areas, fishing spots along the creek, and a picnic area with benches, water fountains, and trash bins. The reserve is dog-friendly, but dogs must be on a leash 10 feet or shorter.