Dog walking in Dexter

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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

Customized for your pup

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

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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Tayler PDexter, OR 97431

5.0

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“You had me at woof!”

Hello! My name is Tayler Parker and I am 19 years of age. I am a huge dog lover and is super flexible, and is willing to work around any tough patches!

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Fiona NDexter, OR 97431

5.0

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“Let’s go for a run!”

Hey there! A little about me, I’m a psychology student at UO and love to skateboard. I used to show dogs, and learned a lot about what it takes to properly train and work with them. While I have soft spot for big pups, I currently have a chihuahua named Nacho whom I cherish walking around our neighborhood. I’ve also taken care of pets with illnesses that require medication and specific needs taken care of. I’m very excited to meet your pup and hope our experience is a great one!

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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

Grace GDexter, OR 97431

4.9

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“On an adventure we go!”

My name is Grace and I am a student studying to be a soft sculpture artist. I enjoy interacting with animals and walking about town to get from place to place, even if it's not to anywhere in particular. I'm a proud pet parent myself and grew up with and around dogs, having done a lot of pet care when I was younger including walking and boarding them for short periods.

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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

Julia TDexter, OR 97431

4.9

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“Your Best Friend Deserves the Best Care!”

I am a conscientious, animal loving, trustworthy professional who understands the commitment and dedication required to look after your pet. I have over 15 years experience in animal care including operating a pet sitting business in New York City, am Pet CPR certified and spent many hours volunteering at an animal shelter in upstate NY.

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

Rachel KDexter, OR 97431

4.9

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Hi, my name is Rachel and I am a dog owner of two awesome puggles! I have years of experience caring for animals from dogs to bunnies. I will always treat you fur babies as my own, I can’t wait to meet them!

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Kristine FDexter, OR 97431

4.9

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“Happy to walk all breeds, all day, in all weather!”

I am a firm believer that a well-exercised, socialized dog is a happy dog! I love being outside in all weather to help dogs get the exercise and socialization they need so that they can rest comfortably while you are away from them. I am a mother to four active boys who are all in school, so my schedule is very flexible. I am reliable, loyal and will love on your dog the whole time I am with them. I am a lover of Annie, our goldendoodle, and take her running, walking and hiking everyday.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jennifer ADexter, OR 97431

4.9

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“Pet care has always brightened my life, thus far!”

Something that I provide is reliability, honesty, care, and integrity. I have been taking care of other pet parents fur babies for three years now!! I always read the directions before going on walks and also leave everything how it was left with a happy pup inside!! I can’t wait to meet your pup!!! And become your preferred walker!!!!!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care, Fast walker

Niki SDexter, OR 97431

4.9

(48)

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“Your pup is my priority!”

I love dogs more than anything! At age 9, my parents got me my own dog, who I trained and took care of. She was a young puppy, so I have experience with untrained and young dogs. I have had jobs dog walking and sitting, and have taken care of all kinds of dogs. I have a lot of experience pet sitting, including animals with health issues. I enjoy learning new skills with dogs, as well as getting to know the personality of each dog I spend time with. I love all kinds, shapes, and sizes of dogs!

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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

Magdalena RDexter, OR 97431

4.9

(46)

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Howdy! My name is Magdalena. I love being outside in all weather conditions. I have been walking dogs for 3 years. I commute by bike and love to match the energy of all the dogs I encounter. I am calm and observant.

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Senior dog care, High energy dogs

John FDexter, OR 97431

4.8

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I love animals and have had pets all my life. I'm both friendly and vigilant, and will treat your dog with lots of love and care. My cautious nature and keen sense of direction will keep your pup safe on every walk.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Dexter

Dexter is an unincorporated community in Lane County. Since it is located right next to the Dexter Reservoir, this small town sees a lot of visitors. Folks flock to the lake to enjoy fishing, swimming, and boating. There are also miles of trails for adventure loving pups. If your pal needs to see a doctor while in Dexter, you’ll have to travel 10 minutes north to Pleasant Hill for the nearest veterinary clinic.  

When in Dexter, you’ve got to visit the Elijah Bristow State Park. Named after one of the first settlers in the area, this furrific park stretches across 847-acres. Venture down one of the hiking trails with your leashed pup. There are six different trails to choose from that range between one to five miles, so you can choose one that suits your pup’s athletic abilities. Since the trails weave in and out of meadows, woodlands, and wetlands, your dog will get a healthy dose of nature. This area is also home to bald eagles, turtles, and beaver.

If your pooch is itching for some time off leash, the Elijah Bristow State Park also has a designated off leash area. After a hike or a day by the river, stop by this informal dog park so your pooch can socialize with peers and get even more tuckered out.

With endless opportunities for fun in the sun, Dexter is one puptastic place! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Dexter

East Dexter

48
Population Density
56 per sq. mi.

East Dexter

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The Dexter State Recreation Site is the perfect place to spend some quality time with your furry sidekick, especially if you have a water loving pooch on your hands. This pawsome park is nestled on the banks of Dexter Reservoir and has a boat launch. If you decide to take your pal out on the lake, make sure to bring a doggy life jacket. If boating isn’t your pup’s favorite thing, stay on land and walk through the groves of white oak or find a peaceful spot on the shore and soak up sun. Pack a sandwich, and some treats for your dog, and stick around for lunch. Enjoy views of the Cascade hills while you gobble down your food. 

Pleasant Hill

36
Population Density
57 per sq. mi.

Pleasant Hill

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The Jasper State Recreation Site sits on the banks of the Middle Fork Willamette River.  Located in Pleasant Hill, this beautiful open space is just a 10 minute drive from Dexter. Your adventure loving pup will have a grand old time sniffing around the grass area of this riverfront park, or wandering through the nature trails. If your pal would rather ditch the leash and run free, head over to the designated off leash area. There’s plenty of room for romping and wrestling with new playmates, or just trotting around solo. This park also has amazing picnic facilities with covered cooking areas, sinks, and plenty of tables. So bring the whole fam and have a pawty!

Lowell

24
Population Density
4 per sq. mi.

Lowell

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The Lowell State Recreation Site sits just across Dexter Reservoir in Lowell. It about 10 minutes from Dexter, and is a great alternative to the Dexter State Recreation Site. It’s slightly smaller, but features a playground, sport courts, and picnic facilities. There’s also a marina and plenty of fishing access. Water loving dogs can go for a dip in the lake or tag along for a boat ride. If your pal wants to keep all four paws on land, take a stroll around the large fields or check out the trails in the park’s wooded section. Since it can be pretty hot during the summer, be sure to keep your pooch well hydrated. 

Filbert Meadows

12
Population Density
736 per sq. mi.

Filbert Meadows

12

Clearwater Park and Landing is a furrific park located in the southern part of Springfield. It’s about 20 minutes from Dexter, and sits on the banks of the Middle Fork Willamette River. During the dog days of summer, find a mellow section of the river and let your pup go for a refreshing swim. There are also various trails for walking, and large green areas for sniffing. If your pup has energy to burn, follow the Middle Fork Path. It runs parallel to the river and heads four miles west to Dorris Ranch. Be sure to bring water and clean up bags. 

Southeast Eugene

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Population Density
736 per sq. mi.

Southeast Eugene

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If your pooch is a tree hugger, schedule a trip to the Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Located in Eugene, this wooded haven is less than 20 minutes from Dexter. The 209-acre park is chock full of Douglas fir, cedar, maple, and Oregon ash trees. There are a few different trails to choose from ranging from under half a mile to 1.5 miles. Your four legged friend can commune with nature while meandering through meadows, savannahs, and forests. While you’re out on the trails, make time to stop and smell the wildflowers and keep your eyes open for mushrooms. And, as always, remember to bring water and clean up bags.