Dog walking in Peninsula

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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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Kathryn VPeninsula, OH 44264

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Hi my name is Kat!! I have lived in Cleveland, OH all my life and grew up with a Border Collie named Chelly. I have much pet sitting and dog walking experience and would love to give your pet the best walking experience with Wag! I have ran a marathon and I exercise regularly. Most importantly I love dogs and have worked with dogs of all breeds and sizes!

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Chaz EPeninsula, OH 44264

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Hi! My name is Chaz. I am 23 years old. I grew up with a pit bull, and all of my friends have dogs as well. I have lived in Ohio for the majority of my life. I see Wag as a perfect opportunity to help fund school for myself, as well as interact with animals; something I love doing.

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Josie KPeninsula, OH 44264

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“Personal care for your dog”

I am an experienced pet care giver who lives with 3 cats. I love being around all types of dogs. I have dealt with high and low energy dogs; dogs that pull and dogs that need coaxing. My goal is to give you peace of mind and your fur baby attention and extra love. I enjoy having the dog show me their favorite walk. My preference is to find a quiet tree lined street with lots of smells. I sanitize my hands before and after every walk. Time in the house is limited.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Obedience training, Potty training, Puppy training

Dennis KPeninsula, OH 44264

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Hi, I’m Dennis and after 24 years in the environmental business I am taking some time off to care for an older dog. I love to walk her every day so this seems great for me.

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Colin LPeninsula, OH 44264

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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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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

Olivia EPeninsula, OH 44264

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I have a passion for animals like no other. I feel I can read and relate to them in a way that they trust me. I have owned a dog since I was born. I enjoy taking care of animals I will go out of my way to make sure you pet is happy. I have no issues bathing, feeding, and providing medical treatment. I currently have a boxer mix and she is the love of my life. I will care for and treat your pet as they are mine.

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Heather HPeninsula, OH 44264

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

Brandy EPeninsula, OH 44264

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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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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training, Therapy training

Tiffany NPeninsula, OH 44264

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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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Krystal FPeninsula, OH 44264

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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 Peninsula

Peninsula is a small village in Summit County, Ohio with a population of just over 500 people. Also part of the Akron metropolitan area, Peninsula offers the best of small-town living along with the convenient amenities of a big city. Nestled between Akron and Cleveland, Peninsula is just a short drive away from anything you'll ever need. But you'll love staying right in Peninsula, too, enjoying the scenic river that runs through town, strolling through the tree-lined streets or taking a walk through the forest. If you're a dog owner, you'll appreciate that you can access a great trail system from Peninsula, and you're always just a quick drive from an off-leash dog park. 

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is in northern Peninsula, and this gorgeous natural area is a refuge for countless species of plants and wildlife. There are more than 110 miles of dog-friendly hiking trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, so you and your dog can explore the park together as long as they're on a leash. Don't forget to bring extra water and a bowl for your pooch along the way, because it gets very hot in the park. You and your dog will have so much fun partaking in all of the dog-friendly activities in and around Peninsula!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Peninsula

Peninsula

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Population Density
83 per sq. mi.

Peninsula

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If you're looking for a dog-friendly activity in Peninsula that's a little less grueling than a hike, check out the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. This 81-mile trail is ideal for dog walking -- you can access 20 miles of the trail through the national park, but there are also other access points throughout Peninsula. The trail closely follows a historic canal that was used for mules pulling boats between 1827 to 1913. The trail's surface varies from boardwalk to asphalt and crushed stone, and along your journey, you and your leashed dog will pass beautiful scenery, historical sites, national parks, and communities.

Stow Road

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,439 per sq. mi.

Stow Road

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Bow Wow Beach Park in northeastern Stow, Ohio is less than 10 miles and only a 15-minute drive from Peninsula. This special 7.5-acre dog park surrounds a five-acre lake, so whether your dog prefers playing on dry land or cooling off in the water, you're covered! There is also a small dog section of the park, as well as various sections that are shaded or sunny. The double-gated entry system provides an added security measure, and your dog will love that there are grassy and sandy areas to play on. There are water stations for dogs, picnic tables, waste disposal supplies, and dog wash stations to clean up messy pups.

West Lakewood

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
9,821 per sq. mi.

West Lakewood

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A half-hour drive northwest of Peninsula will get you to western Lakewood, Ohio and the Lakewood Dog Park. This fenced, off-leash park has a double-gated entry system and a separate small dog section, although if you'd like to use it, you will have to pass through the large dog section to get to it. The park was built in 2003, and while it initially had a grass surface, it was changed to light gravel, which has made for a cleaner and better maintained dog park. There are trees, benches, waste disposal supplies, and water in the dog park. Next to the dog park is the Metroparks Rocky River Reservation, where you'll find a variety of trails you can trek with your dog when they're on a leash.

West Steels Corners

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,264 per sq. mi.

West Steels Corners

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Keyser Park is a 10-minute drive south of Peninsula in central Cuyahoga Falls. Keyser Park regularly hosts concerts and food trucks, and there are a variety of sports fields and even an off-leash dog park! The Keyser Dog Park is a two-acre fenced-in space that has separate big and small dog sections. There are water stations, waste disposal supplies, shaded areas, and seating available in the dog park, too! If you'd like your dog to join you in other areas of Keyser Park, they're welcome to do so, but they must be on a leash when they're not in the dog park.

North Hill

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,770 per sq. mi.

North Hill

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Northern Akron, Ohio is home to the Akron Dog Park (also known as B.A.R.C.), and it's just ten miles from Peninsula. This dog park was built in 2004, and it includes a big dog section and a different area for dogs who weigh less than 30 pounds. Your dog will get a kick out of the agility and play equipment, and you'll appreciate the double-gated entry system as an added safety measure. There are water fountains, waste disposal supplies, and lots of seating and shade in the off-leash park, too. There's ample parking nearby, and this pawesome dog park is free to use!