Dog walking in Talent

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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Hali FTalent, OR 97540

5.0

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I am an active and experienced animal lover and can’t wait to meet your furry family members! I have been professionally working with dogs for 16 years - everything from pet sitting, dog walking, working at shelters, bathing dogs, and became a certified Dog Trainer in 2010. I personally have two dogs, a 10 year old cattle dog mix and a 1 year old lab/bully mix; and understand how important it is to make sure that our fur babies are loved, healthy, and happy!

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Katie MTalent, OR 97540

4.9

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Hi, my name is Katie. I'm 28. I currently own two dogs. A Newfoundland and a pit/lab. I absolutely adore any type of dog. They make my soul happy. Im currently training my own service dog with a little help from a professional training here and there. I hope I can help you out with your dogs needs.

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Alysia BTalent, OR 97540

4.9

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I am an avid animal advocate! I love anything with more legs than me. I grew up walking anything from Chihuahuas and papillons to Malamutes and Mastiffs, and have helped raise iguanas, hamsters, cats, and dogs -- but they are right, dogs are a human's best friend.

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Tara VTalent, OR 97540

4.9

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Hello, my name is Tara Valletta! I have over 10 years of experience in the pet sitting/boarding/walking & training field and love nothing more than to hang out with canine companions through my day. Their happiness & safety is always my first concern! I'm also a photographer, so I promise high quality photos from my visits for my clients to enjoy! Being a trainer, I'm also always happy to offer advice & troubleshooting techniques for puppies, problem behaviors and everything in between! I look forward to meeting you and your furry friends soon!

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Lauren STalent, OR 97540

4.9

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“Your Dog’s Best Friend (After You!)”

Hi, I'm Lauren! I love dogs of all breeds, ages, and sizes—from German Shepherd puppies to socially anxious Mastiffs—and have spent the past ten years sharing that love as a dog sitter and walker. I love being active and outdoors, and will show your dog the same love and care that I do my own. I will do my best to make your experience with Wag! a positive one, and will work to make sure you always arrive home to a happy and healthy dog!

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Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Chelsey WTalent, OR 97540

4.9

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“Honest and Reliable Dog Lover”

Hi I'm Chelsey. Ive been taking care of family and friends pets since grade school and I love it! I'm great with large breed dogs but I have plenty of experience with small ones as well as other pets. I'm experienced with walking, check ins, as well as overnight pet sitting.

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

Alicia LTalent, OR 97540

4.9

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Hi my name is Alicia and I'm an AmeriCorps member looking for a little extra cash and some puppy time. I'm super excited to be a walker for Wag! I have always grown up with labs and golden retrievers but I have a lot of experience walking and pet-sitting for a variety of breeds. I also have a two year old black lab puppy who I love to play with!

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

Jeremy CTalent, OR 97540

4.9

(27)

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Hello! I grew up around many rescue animals including a husky and a malamute. I love the challenge bigger dogs can bring, as well as the fun of smaller breeds. I am an animal lover at heart, I rescued a senior cat off the streets of Santa Ana, and have been committed to being a vegetarian for 4 years. I am in college studying to pursue a career in criminology. Ethics, safety, and equality are my calling, and you can rest assured your best friend will be safe with me.

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Amanda KTalent, OR 97540

4.8

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My name is Mandi, I am a resident physician who has grown up with a love for all animals! I had a rescue mutt and greyhound dog growing up. I also dog sit for my co-workers when they are out of town!

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

Caitlin KTalent, OR 97540

4.8

(25)

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Hi! My name is Caitlin and I'm a San Francisco native who relocated to Southern Oregon in 2019. I grew up with cats and dogs since I was little! My family has had a yellow lab, a labradoodle, and more recently a corgi/border collie mix! I can't imagine my life without a pooch and I'm looking forward to meeting your best friend!

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Dog Walking in Talent

On Interstate 5, about halfway between Medford and Ashland, lies the small but vibrant town of Talent. Talent’s rich history dates back to the 1800s when it was a homestead settlement that turned into a hub for social and religious gatherings. In 1910, the town became incorporated. As part of the Rogue River Valley, residents of Talent enjoy a beautiful natural setting for outdoor recreation and a high quality of life. Locals don’t have to go far to find big city amenities, as Ashland is just six miles away. Should your pooch need medical attention, Talent has a veterinary clinic to take care of your dog’s healthcare needs.

Talent is very dog-friendly, too! The Talent Bark Park is an understandably pawpular rendezvous for furry friends. This large fenced-in grassy area has trees and a walking path where humans can also get some exercise. The park has a fun hill with a tunnel underneath it where your pup can explore! Talent Bark Park has doggie waste cleanup stations inside the park, benches and a picnic table.

You and your leashed pup are welcome in Chuck Robert's Park for a picnic or a relaxing walk. There’s a paved walking path, a sand volleyball court, open fields and a splash pad. There’s also restrooms and picnic areas.

For eats in Talent, check out The Real Talent Café. Serving up yummy comfort foods for breakfast and lunch, this quirky and artistic café loves to host pups and their people on their patio.

Whether you’re a local or you’re just passing through, you and your pup are sure to feel welcome in Talent!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Talent

E Main St/ Ashland St

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,816 per sq. mi.

E Main St/ Ashland St

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There’s tons of off-leash fun to be had in Ashland’s E Main St/ Ashland St neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The neighborhood’s Ashland Dog Park has two full acres of fenced-in grassy area where Fido can run free and play. The park has drinking water for your pooch and a doggie waste cleanup station, too. For some leashed fun, hop on the Bear Creek Greenway that runs adjacent to the dog park. This 18.5-mile paved, multi-use trail meanders through Ashland and provides a woofderful exercise route. This neighborhood has tons of other fur-iendly parks and open spaces, including Ashland Ponds, Ashland Creek Park, Riverwalk Park, Hunter Park and Clay Street Park. There are doggie waste bag stations at these parks to make your visit even more convenient.

N Main St/ Scenic Dr

36
Population Density
724 per sq. mi.

N Main St/ Scenic Dr

36

For a pawsome hike near town, leash your pup and head to Hald/Strawberry Park in this Ashalnd neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The park has tons of trails that vary in difficulty, but share one thing – incredible views! For a mild hike, head down the wide path from the parking lot near Grandview Dr. There are benches at some of the park’s scenic overlooks where you and your four-legged friend can take in the views of the city of Ashland and the mountains that line the Rogue River Valley. There’s lots of lush vegetation in Hald/Strawberry Park, making it a pawpular spot for wildlife, too!

Ashland City Center

24
Population Density
4,932 per sq. mi.

Ashland City Center

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You and Fido are sure to experience some of Ashland’s fur-iendliest establishments in its City Center neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. A great way to see this dog-friendly neighborhood is the Calle Guanajuato – a brick sidewalk that meanders between Calle Guanajuato Park and tons of businesses that welcome leashed dogs. Calle Guanajuato Park is a woofderful spot with tons of vegetation and a walking path where you can work up an appetite with Fido. Adjacent to the park, you’ll find Louie’s Restaurant. Louie’s has a diverse menu and a woofderful shaded dog-friendly outdoor seating area overlooking Ashland Creek. Martino’s & Macaroni’s is another pawpular fur-iendly restaurant on the Calle Guanajuato walkway. The City Center also has unique overnight accommodations for pets and their people at the Ashland Springs Hotel. This historic hotel’s beautiful rooms reflect its vintage nature. There is a small fee for four-legged guests.

Tolman Creek Rd/ Siskiyou Blvd

12
Population Density
1,093 per sq. mi.

Tolman Creek Rd/ Siskiyou Blvd

12

There are tons of furrific places to visit with your dog in Ashland’s Tolman Creek Rd/ Siskiyou Blvd neighborhood, about six miles from Talent. The Cottle Property is a favorite among locals for a natural open area perfect for leashed walks. The open space has nature trails, lots of mature trees and grass where you and your pup can explore. Nearby, you’ll also find Liberty Street Park and Glenwood Park, pawsome areas for picnics and short walks. Experience Ashland’s iconic Lithia Park in this neighborhood as well. Leashed dogs are only allowed in Lithia Park on the trail that runs east of Ashland Creek and ends at S Pioneer St. There are cleanup stations at both ends of this walkway to make your trip easier!

Southern Oregon U/ Siskiyou Blvd

0
Population Density
4,979 per sq. mi.

Southern Oregon U/ Siskiyou Blvd

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Ashland’s Southern Oregon U/ Siskiyou Blvd neighborhood has it all – a puptastic park, delectable pet-friendly restaurants and a swanky hotel that loves to host pups and their people. Check out Garfield Park with Fido and enjoy the large open grassy play area. The park also has a paved walking path lined with deciduous trees that provide a flashy display of fall color. Garfield Park also has a playground, water park for kids, picnic areas and restrooms. Hungry? Sammich serves up mouthwatering hot and cold sandwiches on their pet-friendly outdoor seating area. For accomodations, you and Fido will feel like royalty when you stay overnight at The Palm Hotel. The fur-iendly and eco-friendly hotel’s posh rooms are beautifully appointed, and you’ll flip for the heated saltwater swimming pool and cabanas. This hotel truly feels like a colorful oasis. There’s an additional fee for furry guests.