Dog walking in Norristown

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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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Christopher WNorristown, PA

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“Always happy to see your pup!”

Hello! I'm Chris, a recent Temple graduate and pro dog-walker. My friends and relatives always call on me to sit their furry companions because I'm friendly, reliable and great with their dogs! I know that each dog and their owners have their own specialized needs, and I'm here to be attentive to those needs. In addition, with my degree in psychology, I can help your animal to maintain healthy behaviors to increase their wellness and happiness. Thanks for your patronage!

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

Rebecca DNorristown, PA

4.9

(2905)

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Hi, I'm Becky! I have lived in Philadelphia for over 15 years. One of my favorite things to do is to explore this awesome city with a dog by my side. I've had dogs and cats my whole life, and don't think I could have it any other way. My current best friend/roommate is George, a 5 year old pit bull/lab mix. I understand that all dogs need discipline and respect, with lots of love and exercise. I'll make sure to always keep all dogs super safe and happy.

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Chantal RNorristown, PA

4.9

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I have owned and cared for dogs for the past 22 years. I am a certified vet tech working as an ICU nurse at a large veterinary hospital. I can recognize medical emergencies and administer prescribed medications. I have previous experience boarding dogs of all ages and sizes in my home and look forward to meeting new dogs and their owners as a WAG! dog walker.

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Stephanie HNorristown, PA

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I have been walking dogs for 3 years and have been a dog lover my entire life. I grew up with a Standard Poodle named Collette. As an adult, I lived in a house with a lovely brown anxious Aussie. I helped to care for the dog- feeding her, walking her, giving medications, and keeping an eye on her to make sure she stayed out of mischief. We also regularly took in foster dogs of all shapes and sizes. I love getting outside and moving around, so I look forward to meeting and caring for your dog!

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

SHARON ANorristown, PA

4.9

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“A tail wagging good time!”

Hi! My name is Sharon and love dogs. I have had dogs all my life have cared for family and friends dogs when needed. I have been doing it as a business since July 2017

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Sorrel TNorristown, PA

4.9

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“Ready to walk!”

Hi, I’m Sorrel, and I’ve lived around animals my whole life. I love cats and dogs, and cows, too! My most formal experience working with animals was taking blood samples from a cow at UF’s veterinary college. I am confident your dog and I will get along famously on a nice, healthy walk.

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

Justin SNorristown, PA

4.9

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Hey there! I’m Justin and I’ve been dog walking and sitting in Philadelphia for over 5 years. Pups love hanging with me for an afternoon exploring parks, the city, and going on little runs too! Each pup comes home to treats, fresh water, and usually ready for nap time too!

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

Charissa BNorristown, PA

4.9

(746)

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“Happiness is a warm puppy. - Charles M. Schulz”

Hello! As an experienced animal welfare and enrichment specialist, I strive to provide your pet with the best care! With my background as a vet tech and almost 10 years in the field, I am well versed in animals of all shapes and sizes. From tarantulas to horses, I’ve seen it all - but dogs are truly man’s best friend. I look forward to caring for your fur baby as if they were my own!

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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

Kristy BNorristown, PA

4.9

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“A house is not a home without a dog.”

I’m Kristy and I’d love to walk your dog! As a pet owner/animal lover, I understand how much your dog means to you. Your dog’s safety and well-being is my top priority. After spending 20+ yrs. unhappily working in Cardiology, I’m choosing to do something that I love. If you want a reliable, trustworthy person, that actually loves what they’re doing, then I’m the walker for you. Seriously, I can’t wait to walk your dog.

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William CNorristown, PA

4.8

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My name is William. I enjoy the company of all dogs. I find more enjoyment in the dog's health and the joy they can get with a good walk,and their time outdoors. It's as important as anything. So, let's get this started.

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Dog Walking in Norristown

Norristown is a small borough city that sits on the north side of the Schuylkill River, just 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The area was first bought and incorporated as a town more than 300 years ago, and has since brought in different industrial companies to the area. The city also brings in a lot of dog lovers to the area, thanks to the number of dog-friendly public parks, outdoor activities, and 6 veterinarians.

The Norristown Farm Park is a state park that sits on the northwest edge of the city, taking up over 690 acres of open fields and thick forests. The state park is dog-friendly, and brings in plenty of people and pups to the area thanks to activities like hiking, jogging, biking, picnicking, wildlife viewing, fishing, and fetch! Dogs must remain on a leash, but can enjoy the 7+ mile trail system or relax in the shaded sitting areas, with access to water fountains, clean-up stations, and trash bins.

The Bartasch Park is another popular place to take your pup, thanks to the beautiful scenery it offers in the city's center. With a large area of forests and shaded trails, you and Fido can enjoy a peaceful walk. There's also plenty of open space to run around a play, a creek for fishing, and picnic shelters. Don't forget to leash Fido up before heading out!

Norristown is the perfect place to live with Fido, thanks to all the hiking, watersport, and walking activities available.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Norristown

Betzwood

48
Population Density
19,126 per sq. mi.

Betzwood

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The neighborhood of Betzwood is on the farthest southwest corner of the city, along the Schuylkill River. On the river is Betzwood Park, a scenic open area with trees that surround the area. The park is a quiet one and has paved trails for walking Fido, with a boat launch, pavilion, picnic tables, and barbeque stations. Leashed pups can also enjoy water fountains and trash bins in the area. Burnside Oakland Park is another park in the community and has a lot more structures in the park, like restrooms, a playground, picnic pavilion, swingsets, and a gazebo. Leash up Fido before heading over here and enjoy a great space to run around and play!

Elmwood Park

36
Population Density
12,820 per sq. mi.

Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park is a residential neighborhood in the center part of town, with rows of residential homes and scattered woods. The largest park of the neighborhood is Centennial Park, which offers plenty of space for Fido to run around and use. There are also 5 different baseball diamonds, restrooms, and a large parking area with paved trails. Dogs are welcome to play in the enclosed baseball fields as long as no teams are playing and Fido remains on a leash. Ackey's Park is a smaller park in the area, but is surrounded by trees and offers a lot more privacy when walking and playing with Fido. There are also water fountains and benches at the park.

Riverfront Park

24
Population Density
11,434 per sq. mi.

Riverfront Park

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Riverfront Park is a central neighborhood on the north side of the Schuylkill River. The featured park of the area is also known as Riverfront Park, named after the neighborhood and provides residents with a gorgeous open area with scenic views of the river. The park has a lot of trees and has a shaded walking path, with a playground, two basketball courts, a boat launch, and river access for fishing. The park also connects the well known Schuylkill River Trail, which is made from concrete and asphalt and stretch 8 miles along the riverfront. Dogs have to remain on a leash on the trail, and remember to bring clean-up bags for Fido.

East End

12
Population Density
5,496 per sq. mi.

East End

12

The East End neighborhood is on the east side of the park, and features the Scagg Cottman Park, which has something for everyone. There are tennis courts, basketball courts, open areas, a creek for fishing, paved trails, a baseball diamond, picnic areas, and a playground. Fido can enjoy a peaceful walk, play in the spacious fields, or just enjoy a quiet picnic with you while on a leash. McCann Park is a smaller park in the neighborhood, but is completely surrounded by trees, with a basketball court, parking, open space, water fountains, trash bins, and benches.

Germantown Pike

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Population Density
9,507 per sq. mi.

Germantown Pike

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The Germantown Pike is best known for the pike that cuts through the neighborhood and otherwise is another residential community. The Old Arch Road Park is a pretty park and is made up of one large space with vibrant grass, a baseball diamond, and a pavilion for picnics. This park is an excellent choice for letting Fido run around and play. There's also  access to water fountains, benches, and trash bins. The Louis K. "Mack" Watson Sr. Memorial Park may be a mouthful, but it is also filled with a basketball court, playground, restrooms, shaded walkways, and space to run around. Dogs must be on a leash inside both parks.