Dog walking in Rocky River

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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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Nadya RRocky River, OH 44116

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Hi my name is Nadya! I grew up in northeast Ohio with 2 shetland sheepdogs named Duchess and Zerka. Have a fun loving home with 2 pups, Lola and Dolly. I have decades long experience in pet sitting and dog walking. I have experience with all types and sizes of dogs. Every pup is unique with their own individual personalities. They deserve the best care even the little rambunctious ones. I'm a very patient fun loving person. I have experience with senior pups as well.

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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

Katrina MRocky River, OH 44116

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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 DRocky River, OH 44116

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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 KRocky River, OH 44116

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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 TRocky River, OH 44116

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

Heather HRocky River, OH 44116

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Colin LRocky River, OH 44116

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

Tiffany NRocky River, OH 44116

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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 FRocky River, OH 44116

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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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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

Madison TRocky River, OH 44116

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“Can’t wait to meet your furry friend!”

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 experience pet sitting for family and friends as well as experience training dogs to become mental health therapy dogs. I am super excited for the opportunity to meet your furry friend!

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Dog Walking in Rocky River

Just 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland, and bordered by Lake Erie, Rocky River is a fun destination with a variety of parks and outdoor spaces. Families with pups who live in the area can get some exercise while walking through town or along the lake. Keeping your pooch happy and healthy is simple in Rocky River. You will find two veterinarian clinics who provide both routine appointments and emergency care.

When Fido is looking for an adventure, head over to Tri-City Park. The park is shared by Rocky River, Westlake, and Fairview, and provides a peaceful location to walk along the path and let your pooch roll around in the grass. There are tennis and basketball courts in addition to open ball fields where your pup can run and play. When spending the day with the kids, they can run around on the playground and then stop by the picnic pavilion for a snack with your pooch. The clean restrooms offer a drinking fountain where you can refill water bottles and make sure to bring your own doggie waste bags and clean up after your pup.

Martin Park is another great place to walk Fido and get some exercise. Its located on Kings Mill Run and you can walk along the path while your pooch sniffs the plants and trees. There is a small playground for the kids and picnic tables and grills for a family BBQ.

Rocky River also offers pooch-friendly restaurants like First Watch on Detroit Road. This café-style restaurant welcomes your pup at one of the outdoor tables where you can enjoy a variety of tasty cuisine. After a quick snack, stop by the Pet People Pet Store where you can find healthy food and treats for Fido as well as fun accessories.

With so many pup-friendly destinations and activities in Rocky River, it’s no wonder the town is home to many pups and parents who enjoy socializing and spending time outdoors. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Rocky River

Rocky River District

48
Population Density
842 per sq. mi.

Rocky River District

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Located on Beach Cliff Road, the Rocky River Park is a great place to walk your pooch and spend time with the family. You and Fido can stroll around the lake and admire the view or relax on a bench and enjoy the sunset. The playground for the kids is perfect to let them run off some energy and you can stroll with your pup around the area while the kids play. Planning a family BBQ is a great way to enjoy time with your furry family members and there are several picnic tables and grills conveniently located near the restrooms. After a day at the park, you also might want to stop by Cravings Café – a Thai restaurant where you can order a tasty meal or a cup of coffee while Fido hangs out at the patio tables.

Beach Cliff II

36
Population Density
3,199 per sq. mi.

Beach Cliff II

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Learning about local history while getting some exercise with your pup makes the Elmwood Park is a perfect destination. The park is located on Elmwood Road and features a pooch-friendly picnic shelter where you can meet up with friends and their dogs. You can let the pups play in the grassy lawn while pooch parents relax with a drink in their lawn chairs. You can also walk over to the re-created Elmwood Cabin on site and read about the local history. Kids can play at the playground. Make sure to keep Fido on a leash so he’s not tempted to chase after wildlife. 

Valley View

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
936 per sq. mi.

Valley View

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Your pooch will love visiting the puptacular Lakewood Dog Park on Valley Parkway in Lakewood. The park is fenced and features a double-gated entry for your pup’s safety. Fido can run around under the shade trees and sniff the plants, and his furry friends’ butts. There are benches where pooch parents can relax and chat with friends while their dogs are having a furtastic time. The park is usually well stocked with doggie waste bags, so be sure to clean up after your pooch. The seasonal water fountain is also handy when Fido needs a drink before heading home. If you are looking for a pup-friendly place to eat near the park, stop by Donatos Pizza which offers a variety of subs, salads, wings, and pizza and pup-friendly outdoor seating. 

Northwood Ave

12
Population Density
1,076 per sq. mi.

Northwood Ave

12

A mile and a half south of Rocky River, Bohlken Park offers 25-acres of space in Fairview Park. With wide-open ball fields and lighted ball courts, this is a perfect destination to take your pup for a walk in the early morning or in the evening before bed. The walking trail goes around the entire perimeter of the park giving you and Fido plenty of exercise. There is playground equipment for the kids and the picnic shelter is great when you and your pup need a snack. After spending some time at the park, you may also want to stop by Brown Sugar Thai Cuisine. There are pooch-friendly outdoor tables where you can enjoy your meal and chat with friends. 

Mastick Road

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Population Density
2,906 per sq. mi.

Mastick Road

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North Olmstead is about five miles south of town and features the Rocky River Reservation where you can spend some quality time with your pup. There is plenty of open spaces and hiking trails where Fido can stretch his legs and you will love the scenery and mature trees. Your pup will have a snifftastic time exploring the plants and wooded area, but be sure to keep him on a leash. The park also offers convenient restrooms and a water fountain where you and your pup can get a cool drink. With a large variety of different trails for all skill levels, you and Fido can find a place to enjoy some peace and quiet.