Dog walking in Reading

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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.

Book walkers near you

Alexander BReading, PA

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My name is Alex and I have two cats, a turtle, and a very eccentric pup names Thor. Me and animals always tend to get along, I'm very patient and willing to work with any dog that needs help or a little fresh air. Able to bring treats, and if there's anything I should know beforehand feel free to reach out!

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Olivia VReading, PA

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“I can’t wait to meet your dog!”

Hi, I'm Olivia! I've been walking and sitting dogs for over 5 years, and I've had experience with anything from a month-old puppy to a 14-year-old pug. I've loved dogs my whole life and I'd be so excited to spend time with yours. Whatever type of dog you have, I'd be glad meet both of you!

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Senior dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Kaitlyn BReading, PA

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“I can’t wait to meet your furbabies!!”

Hi I’m Kaitlyn! I love pets probably more than actual people haha. I have my own furry friend who is a heeler/collie mix named Willow along with two kittens names Poppy and Mac. I also grew up with a Leopard Gecko and a rabbit. I have experience working at a doggy daycare and boarding center as well as at home walks and visits. I also have experience training and working with therapy dogs (mainly Newfoundlands). I can’t wait to meet YOUR four legged family member(s)! ☺️

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

Laura AReading, PA

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I am a dog lover and I have been around dogs my whole life. I have owned them, and I have had the pleasure of caring for the fur-children of family members, friends, and neighbors. Dogs truly have a way of spreading a certain kind of joy that I just can't get enough of! I also love being outside, I have a pet care certification through New Skills Academy, and I think it is so rewarding to make a dog feel safe, loved, and happy, and to make sure they get their exercise while doing it!

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

Susan HReading, PA

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“Because Your Dog Deserves the Best! :-)”

I'm originally from the Mt. Penn area and have resided in the outskirts of Reading my entire life. I work full time from home and have some flexibility in my schedule. I have always LOVED animals, particularly dogs!Although I've owned dogs in the past, I don't currently own one because I travel often for my job. I have recently started exercising more often and walking with a companion is much more fun than walking alone. I'm extremely responsible! You're dog will be in great hands! :-)

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

Leslie SReading, PA

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My name is Leslie! I have a silver lab who adores walks (any adventure really). I have always enjoyed taking dogs out for walks and playing with toys after! I have a passion for dogs and have experience in taking care of any range of them. I took a big part in helping to train my dog and see the importance of dogs being treated just like a family member. I look forward to showing care, love, and attention to your dog on walks with WAG!

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

Alyson wReading, PA

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Hi, my name is Alyson! I absolutely adore all dogs and have been surrounded by them all of my life, so taking care of them comes to me very naturally. I have lots of experience when it comes to taking dogs on walks and knowing the behaviors of them so I ensure they stay safe. I love being active outdoors so I can guarantee your dog will get enough exercise and play that is needed for them!

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Brianna BReading, PA

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“A caring dog lover for all your dog needs!”

Hello, my name is Brianna! I'm 22 years old. I grew up in a small town near Philadelphia, PA with my adorable Beagle named Cassie. Aside from caring for my family's dog, I began dog sitting for family and friends when I was about 13. Over the years I've watched a wide variety of dogs—and I've loved caring for and spending time with each one of them. I look forward to getting out and active with your dog, and giving your pup as much joy and puppy-love as they give me!

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

Annie RReading, PA

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“I can’t wait to meet your fur babies!”

Hi fellow pet parents! I am excited to get to know your fur kids very well during our walks together. Pets have been a huge part of my whole 22 years of life, and I am happy that I have the opportunity to spend some time loving yours.

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

MyKalan MReading, PA

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Hello! My name is MyKalan and I’m currently a college student attending Barry University. I have a lots of experience with dogs. My whole life I always had dogs growing up with, also I have experience with watching and walking close friends and relative dogs.

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Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Dog Walking in Reading

Located in Montrose, Pennsylvania, is the Endless Mountain Riding Trail. Don’t worry, it’s not really endless. You and your dog won’t be walking forever, but you’ll be wishing you could be after you see Pennsylvania’s beauty. The Endless Mountain Riding Trail is one of the 1,600 rail-trails that the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has built. Rail-trails are community trails that were built from old railways. You can decide whether your dog is off her leash or on it, but you are responsible for your dog at all times.

Godfrey’s -- Welcome to Dogdom is a four-acre dog paradise that has two dog parks -- one for dogs under 30lbs. and one for dogs over 30lbs -- a store, and a canine learning center. Both dog parks have running water from April 1 to November 1, toys, a covered area, and wading pools during the summer. A membership fee of $10 is required, and other packages are available. Godfrey’s -- Welcome to Dogdom is open Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This next dog park’s name describes what it is: awesome. Awesome Dawgs Dog Park is located on Princetown Road in Temple, Pennsylvania, and has a double-gated entry, a hiking trail, a 35-foot steel bridge, and a cleaning station. All dogs that come through the park are color coded to allow the staff to find activities suited for each dog. Awesome Dawgs has a $6 admission fee.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Reading

Pennside

48
Population Density
2,762 per sq. mi.

Pennside

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Mineral Springs Park is a great place to go if you want to take your dog for a walk. This leashed only park is tucked away from the noise of the street, and tends to be a less populated place. If you just want to put in the miles with an energetic dog, this is the place to do it! When you’ve worked up a sweat, swing by Reading Liederkranz. This German restaurant is dog friendly, and has an all you can eat German cuisine tour the third Wednesday of the month! There are occasional other dog-friendly events as well.


West Reading

36
Population Density
8,108 per sq. mi.

West Reading

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West Reading is home to the Reading Public Museum Arboretum. This destination is a great change of pace for dogs and humans alike! Dogs must remain on leash in the park in order to protect the plants, and the more than 15 art installations and sculptures in the Arboretum! Visit seasonally to see the more than 30 varieties of trees (and many more species of flowers!) in every beautiful aspect! The Arboretum is large enough that it could be worth spending a morning here, but the artful layout of the space makes it possible to get a good walk in under an hour if you’re ready to hustle.

Riverview Park

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,565 per sq. mi.

Riverview Park

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The Jim Dietrich Dog Park in Riverview is a pawsome dog park to visit! There is a fenced in area within the larger Jim Dietrich Park, so depending on where you park, you may have to walk a little to find it. There are two fenced in areas in the dog park itself, one for large dogs and one for small dogs. The fenced in areas are simple, with the main feature being the grassy, open space. There are no water fountains, so bring a bowl and a jug with you to the park. Once inside the run, the popularity of the park ensures that your dog will have a playful time making new friends!


Nolde Forest

12
Population Density
2,488 per sq. mi.

Nolde Forest

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Nolde Forest is a great place to visit with your dog. Though very close to the heart of downtown Reading (a quick 15 minute drive), the forest can make you feel like you got away from it all! This is one of the best places in the area to walk energetic dogs who need to go the distance!

Energetic dogs will love the sheer size of this retreat. There are 10 walking trails that criss-cross Nolde Forest, covering more than 660 acres. Consult a map before you set off, and be sure to bring water (and a snack if desired!). The forest is left very natural; there are few benches and no fountains or other amenities.


Baumstown

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
431 per sq. mi.

Baumstown

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Just fifteen minutes down the road from Reading is Baumstown, a neighborhood in Birdsboro. It’s worth the short trip, because Baumstown hosts the Danielle Ruiz-Murphy Center for Animal Welfare and Dog Park! This dog park is huge, with two fenced in areas. One is for large dogs, and the other is for small dogs. Small dogs are free to enter the large dog area if they’re not easily intimidated! The fenced areas are perfect for off leash play, and the park is a popular destination for social dogs who want to make friends and burn off their energy. Just bring your own water, as the park’s fountains don’t always work.