Dog walking in Westerville

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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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Jamie KWesterville, OH

4.9

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“Experienced pet care professional.”

Hi, I am Jamie. I live near where Columbus, Dublin and Worthington meet up. I have grown up with dogs and currently have Chance, Dixie and Elmo in my family. I love my dogs and meeting other dogs as well. I look forward to meeting your dog!

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

Ann KWesterville, OH

4.9

(1511)

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“I treat every dog like my own!”

I’ve been dog walking for a year and a half, I have been dog sitting and boarding for several years. I own 3 dogs myself and have always loved animals. I especially love the bully breeds and big dogs. The dogs that are more difficult are my speciality! Every dog I walk is treated like my own and I take the time to get to know their personality by the time our walk is over. I love my job walking your dogs and can guarantee a worn out pup when we get back!

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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

Angela LWesterville, OH

4.9

(1400)

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“Dog Time is Happy Time”

Hello! I'm Angie and I‘m the ultimate dog lover. I’ve had dogs my entire life, and spent many hours dog-sitting for others. I currently have three dogs - 100 pound pit mix, 40 pound springer spaniel/lab mix and an 11 pound chihuahua/papillon mix - so I have experience with all different sizes and personalities. I’ve raised them all from puppy stage, so I also have a lot of experience with each doggy stage.

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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

Kevin GWesterville, OH

4.9

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“Caring, Reliable, Trustworthy”

I have always enjoyed dogs and look forward to meeting you and your pet. I currently work as a volunteer dog walker at the Franklin County Dog shelter in Columbus, Ohio and have cared for several different pets in my life. I am caring, reliable and trustworthy and look forward to having the opportunity to provide you with the services you need.

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Curtis BWesterville, OH

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“Walking your best friend is an honor.”

Hello! I have worked with shelter dogs my whole life and I am very comfortable with their individual quirks. I currently have 3 roommates: a mixed breed, a 3-legged shar-pei, and a once homeless street beagle and they are my best friends. I would do anything for them and I promise to treat yours with the same respect. I am quite familiar with the importance that dogs provide the family and I promise to give your fur baby the same love I give my own. I can’t wait to meet your pup!

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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, Fast walker

Dylan AWesterville, OH

4.9

(908)

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Hey! My name’s Dylan and I’ve been working with Wag for over a year- all weather, all breeds- and I’m hugely proud of the hundreds of clients who trust me with their dogs. I grew up as the caretaker to the sweetest corgi, with a large extended family nearby that was bouncing with all kinds of dogs. I’ve trained for track with a golden (yes, I can handle a runner pooch), toured the country with a dog in the band van, and now as a working musician fill the dog-shaped hole in my heart with Wag!

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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

Tracy GWesterville, OH

4.9

(902)

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“Pup need a potty break? I got this!”

Hi, I’m Tracy, I’ve been walking with WAG! For almost 3 years now. It’s definitely the most fun/rewarding job I’ve had. I love meeting all the new dogs and taking them on an adventure (that’s dog speak for walk...lol). I have also been walking dogs at the Columbus Humane shelter for over 10 years and it’s from there that I adopted my two Chihuahuas.  I know you cherish your fur babies and I will take care of them as good as I take care of my own. I can’t wait to meet and get to know them!

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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

Cheryl RWesterville, OH

4.9

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“Your pets are part of my family!!”

I have completed my pet first aid/ CPR certificate and I am working on my certificate towards a canine specialist. I am a dog lover by nature and have had many years of experience with them as well. I have had many dogs of my own and I have worked in a pet store that worked with local vets and groups that offered puppy classes. I love spending time with many animals and giving them love. I look forward to spending time with your pet and treating them as one of my family while you are away.

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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

Sharon AWesterville, OH

4.9

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“Lovin Walkin Dogs”

My name is Sharon, I grew up taking care of our pet dogs. I have had several dogs throughout my life. Currently my husband and I have two miniature dachshunds which are a big part of our family. I would feel honored to be able to walk your dog.

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Susan CWesterville, OH

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Hi, my name is Sue and there is nothing more I enjoy than spending time with dogs! When I was little I brought home all the homeless dogs, as an adult I continue with that behavior. I have spent the last 30+ years owning dogs and the last 20 years involved with animals rescue through breed specific organizations and Humane Societies. I have fostered and rehabilitated many dogs of numerous breeds and personalities, some who loved everyone, some who could not trust anyone. Each dog I meet I recognize as an individual. My walks focus on what they enjoy and what you request. I am fortunate to be able to finally do what I love, provide superb care and love to your dog while you are at work or away! Thank you.

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Dog Walking in Westerville


Westerville, Ohio is a college town located just north of Columbus. With seven vets and animal hospitals inside the Westerville city limits, it’s clear residents prioritize the health of their treasured companions. Start your morning with a pup-friendly cup of coffee from local legend Java Central Coffee House, or try one of their lite fare breakfast sandwiches.

If you want a well-behaved (AKA, tired!) dog, tackle the Genoa Township Trail! It runs just north of Westerville in a 4-mile straight line, so be prepared to walk back as far as you go out! You could also try Glacier Ridge Trail in the Char-Mar Ridge Preserve for a shorter walk at a little over a mile and a half through beautiful and mature woodlands. This is a great alternative if it doesn’t take as much to tire your dog into good behavior!

Westerville has some great options for dog-friendly lodging. If your idea of luxury is a great campsite and all the stars in Ohio, check out the Tree Haven Camp Grounds. For a small pet fee, dogs can join you in your camper or tent! If you prefer the great indoors, Red Roof Inn Columbus Northeastern Westerville will let your pampered pet snooze at your side.


Best Dog Neighborhoods in Westerville

Edenbrook

48
Population Density
3,493 per sq. mi.

Edenbrook

48

The Innswood Metro Gardens in Edenbrook are a restful place to walk your dog on leash. If your pup is too shy to enjoy a crowded park, this is the place to go. While pets are not allowed into the main gardens, there is a trail along the outside of the park that is dog-friendly. You can observe the gardens from the outside, and enjoy a walk that’s set apart from the hustle and bustle of the city. The dog-friendly trail is .6 miles and doesn’t loop, so it makes a great mild to moderate walk depending on briskness. Bring your own water bottle and bowl so your pup can stay hydrated!

Willamont

36
Population Density
3,685 per sq. mi.

Willamont

36

Willamont is an unbeatable neighborhood when it comes to canine-friendly dining in Westerville. Your dog’s tail will be wagging all meal long if you go to one of these three restaurants within walking distance of one another. Start with Massey’s Pizza, where a variety of pizza styles and techniques live together under one roof. They have outdoor tables for dogs, but bring a friend, since they don’t provide table service outdoors! If you want to pick up a delicious sweet or savory treat for after, try Great Harvest Bread, a casual bakery with outdoor tables. For something fast, tasty, and different, Yogi’s Hoagies exists to bring your favorite sandwich combination to life.


Meacham Run Estates

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,645 per sq. mi.

Meacham Run Estates

24

The Brooksedge Dog Park in the Meacham Run Estates neighborhood is a dream come true for social dogs. The park is large, and offers three completely fenced in areas. Follow the signs to find out which two are in use today, as there is a rotation that allows the park to stay verdant green! All sections have enrichment toys for dogs, like climbing equipment or park-owned tennis balls. You and your dog can both enjoy a trip to the drinking fountain! This park is very popular with locals and travelers alike, so your dog will probably meet plenty of new friends. Shy dogs can enjoy the walking paths on leash.


Knoxs

12
Population Density
2,931 per sq. mi.

Knoxs

12

The Westerville Bikeway parking lot is located in Knoxs, but the trail itself is much longer! Pack your backpack with water and a bowl for your dog and hit the trail. This bikeway is a convenient walk through several neighborhoods, depending on how far you want to go! This trail is part of an old rail corridor that Rails to Trails has converted into a multi-use space. The area is popular with cyclists, so keep your dog safely on leash to avoid accidents. You can make this walk as long or short as you like, but remember that it doesn’t loop around!


Little Turtle

0
Population Density
4,770 per sq. mi.

Little Turtle

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The Westerville neighborhood of Little Turtle is almost as adorable as seeing your dog frolic in the local park. Blendon Woods Metro Park is part of a large park complex, some of which cross over into neighboring Columbus. Start on the Westerville side to find the 1.2 mile designated dog loop! This dog-friendly section of the park rolls across gentle hills. You can enjoy the woods and nature, and your pup will enjoy the doggie drinking fountain! Be aware that other nature trails in the large park-complex are not dog friendly, so follow the signs to wind up in the right place!