Dog walking in Salem

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

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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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Hello, My name is Jodi. I grew up with dogs as my constant companions. I have loved animals for as long as I can remember. Recently I have completed three years of dog training through a very well-known company. Within those classes, walking dogs was one the most common request I received from pet parents. I also have been certified in Canine Good Citizen training. While I am walking your dog you will have the peace of mind knowing the walk is with someone who truly cares about your pet and has the training to deal with any unforeseen circumstances along the walk. I welcome the opportunity to help keep your dog a healthy and happy member of your family.

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I am excited to be a dog walker! I have been a dog sitter and have had dogs in my family since I was a kid. I can't wait to explore and spend some quality time with your pup!

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Dog Walking in Salem

Salem is a destination that should be on every pet-lover's bucket list. With several off-leash parks, camping sites, and cozy bed and breakfasts, you and your furry friend will feel right at home. Salem does their best to make everyone--human and animal--feel included in everything their city has to offer. For the adventurous types, check out Silver Falls State Park. You will surely be breathless at the gorgeous waterfalls flowing down and Fido will be, completely content with the endless trails and smells to be had. At the end of the day, pitch a tent and snuggle up by a blazing campfire.

If you prefer a more romantic setting, especially if you own a kitty or even a shy pooch, the Bethell Woods B&B is perfect for you! Nestled in the wine country of Salem, you will be tucked away to get wonderful views of the Three Sisters Mountains and are only short distances away from state parks and of course the Chateau Bianca vineyard. For quality time spent with your furry friend, check out one of the gentle sloping bike paths off of the property to head into the woods for some sight-seeing.

If you wanted to document your experience in Salem and truly capture the fun your pet has been having, maybe you could get their picture taken at Christy G Photography. They have the capability to put your pet's photo on almost anything! A really unique souvenir, we think! After you spend a day treating your pet like a celebrity, stop by Boon's Treasury for a bite to eat on the terrace. Salem is a lovely place full of culture, history, and of course, nature. You will surely not be disappointed at a stop in Salem with your pet! Book a place now and head out into nature.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Salem

Bush Park

48
Population Density
1,613 per sq. mi.

Bush Park

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The neighborhood of Bush Park has a very large and in charge park situated right in the middle of it! Bush’s Pasture Park is over 90 acres in size, with flowers scattered throughout the park for your pooch to get a big whiff of on the walk by! Along the road runs a quaint little creek where your pooch can splash about. The park boasts a soap box derby track, tennis courts, playgrounds, and sports fields. Throughout the park you will find beautiful gazebos surrounded by plants and flowers, benches, and with the size of this park, tonnes of trails for you to explore with your furry best friend!


Orchard Heights and Wallace

36
Population Density
707 per sq. mi.

Orchard Heights and Wallace

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The smaller neighborhood of Orchard Heights and Wallace is a wonderful place to call home for humans and their dogs! Within the neighborhood, residents will find easy access to a beautiful green space with lots of trails to explore with their pooches! The Orchard Heights Park offers wooded areas with plenty of trees, as well as open clearings to play in, and welcomes your pup to romp off leash. Grab your leash, or let your well behaved dog walk, run, or jog along with you while off leash! Glen Creek runs through the park, allowing your pup to have a cool wash off during your adventures. Residents can park along Hope Ave or Parkway Drive to access the trails and green space. Playgrounds are also located at this park.

Central Area

24
Population Density
2,200 per sq. mi.

Central Area

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With four parks to visit, Central Area is a busy neighborhood for residents with dogs! There are just so many places to explore together. The Riverfront City Park is a great place to walk your dog. It is a large green space with a playground, an amphitheater, a carousel, and structures and flowers to admire throughout! Wilson Park is another scenic spot to walk your pooch on-leash, as the park has walking trails that surround the Capitol and Government buildings. Oregon State Capitol State Park is right across the street from Wilson Park, where more scenic trails can be found to explore with your dog on leash. Looking for something with more land and less buildings? Check out Pringle City Park on the south end of the neighborhood for lots of trails, trees, and peacefulness!

Mill Race

12
Population Density
3,681 per sq. mi.

Mill Race

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Two parks are situated within the neighborhood of Mill Race, making it a top neighborhood for people and their pups. On the western side of the neighborhood rests Aldrich Park, where you will find both shady and sunny areas, benches, a playground, and covered picnic tables. Much of the field is fenced, protecting your pooch from running outside the park! Towards the eastern side of the neighborhood is Lee City Park, where you will happen to find heavily treed trails along Pringle Creek, as well as some wide open space within the park itself. Much of the park is fenced, and offers a playground and benches as well.

Commercial St SE/ Candalaria Blvd S

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,918 per sq. mi.

Commercial St SE/ Candalaria Blvd S

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No pup’s life is complete in Salem without a trip to the city’s biggest park! Minto-Brown Island Park features over 1,200 acres of amazing green space that includes wooded and open areas. With so much land, Minto-Brown has everything, from picnic areas and pavilions, to 29 miles of trails to explore. There’s playgrounds and restrooms on site. You can observe the myriad wildlife that calls this place home on platforms located throughout the sloughs. The best part for dogs is the 30 acre designated dog area, where off leash play is encouraged! Pack some snacks and water, as this one is going to be an adventure!


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