Dog walking in Rochester

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

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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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Brianne FRochester, PA

5.0

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Hi, I'm Bre! I absolutely adore and love dogs. I've always had a dog of my own and I've been dog walking, dog sitting, and caring for them for over 16 years. I can't wait to meet your pooch and give them lots of love and exercise!

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

Susannah GRochester, PA

4.9

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Hi pet owners, Your pet is in good hands with me. I love dogs and will always put tender loving care towards them. Treat them like they are my own. I’m friendly and caring and enjoy going for walks with the dogs. I’ve been doing dog walking for about a year now and I still love doing it. Being able to be around your pups makes my day. Whatever your dog needs, I’ll be there for them.

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Alaina FRochester, PA

4.9

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Hello! My name is Alaina, and I'm so excited to meet your furry friend! I am a college graduate living in the Pittsburgh area. I have loved and connected with dogs of all ages. The energy and unconditional love they bring into our lives is priceless and I would be thrilled for the opportunity to meet your "fur"-vorite part of the family! I am currently a regular dog sitter and also spent time in college volunteering at a local animal shelter. I am always at the ready to spread the "puppy" love!

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull

Wendy FRochester, PA

4.9

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“I would love to walk and play with your dog.”

I love animals. I am 53 years old and have raised 3 pugs and a beagle lab in my lifetime. I currently have 1 pug, 2 cats and a hamster. I love the outdoors. Big dogs or little, puppy to senior, I live them all. I was raised with dogs throughout my life. I enjoy how dogs see the world and communicate it back to us.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Anita MRochester, PA

4.9

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I have been around dogs for most of my life. I've been around small ones and big ones and I love them all. I love the outdoors and taking long walks, and I'm looking forward to spending time doing that with your precious pup! My goal is to not only give your dog lots of love and exercise but to keep them safe!! I know how hard it is to put your trust in someone with your furry family member, and I want you to know that is very important to me.

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Cassandra SRochester, PA

4.9

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I’m a 25 year old fun loving girl who’s been a dog mom for a year now! I’ve been surrounded by all sizes and breeds of dogs so I’m excited to get to know your furry friend!

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

Victoria MRochester, PA

4.9

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Animal Lover! I’ve had pets of all sorts my whole life! I am comfortable with all size and breeds! I used to volunteer at a local animal shelter, walking and caring for the dogs! I strive to ensure the best quality of care for your animal family! Your furry family will receive lots of love and attention every time! I am comfortable and capable to walk 2 dogs at the same time!

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

Nancy DRochester, PA

4.9

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Keeping your best friend happy and healthy. Loves dogs of all breads and sizes, my two favorite breeds would have to be Blue Nose pitt and Newfoundland dog . I have an Bullmastiff mix. Boomer will join me of work if all dogs get along. I've studied some training techniques, which have come in handy while dog sitting and after adopting a 100 pound fur baby. Dogs get bored too, I'll keep you loyal companion some company.

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Xiomara SRochester, PA

4.8

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Hello! My name is Xiomara. Call me “Z” for short. Always loved dogs growing up! I’ll be in the Cranberry township, PA area. Hope to meet your companion soon!

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Hope NRochester, PA

4.8

(81)

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I love dogs and I'm good at handling them. I know how dogs can get when they don't get their exercise, so I'll be glad to make it easier for their owners. I know how to use a gentle leader and keep a dog under control. I walk my own dog daily and I am comfortable with all dogs. I am also very knowledgeable about different dog breeds and the characteristics of each breed.

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Dog Walking in Rochester

Part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, the borough of Rochester is a lively and vibrant destination, with plenty to see and do. Not only will you find beautiful parks to explore here, but Rochester also boasts a pawtastic dog-friendly restaurant, making this the pawfect place to spend some time in with your pooch.

There are a couple of parks to check out in Rochester, with the most popular one being Riverfront Park. Located on the site of an old Native American village, this park has quite a bit of history behind it, and there is plenty of signage dotted throughout the park to teach you more about this. While the park is home to playgrounds, picnic areas and fishing spots, the highlight for Fido will be the two mile paved loop trail, which showcases the animal and plant life that live along the Beaver and Ohio Rivers.

If you and your pup would prefer a shorter walk, take a stroll over to Chewning Playground. This neighborhood park contains playground equipment that has just been upgraded, as well as picnic shelters and benches.

When you and Fido start to feel hungry, treat yourselves to a meal at the Hollywood Gardens. This dog-friendly restaurant was established in 1958, and specializes in American classics served up alongside draft beers from the nearby Brixton Brewery.

Rochester is such an energetic and friendly town, making this a place that you and your pooch will no doubt fall in love with. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Rochester

Beaver

48
Population Density
5,436 per sq. mi.

Beaver

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Right next to Rochester is the Beaver neighborhood of Beaver, and there are several different parks to be found here. Three of them are located right next to each other, with the first being Quay Square, where you will find a war memorial, paved paths and a few benches. Next to this is Irvine Park, with its gazebo, pathways and beautiful landscaping, while McIntosh Park is just a few steps away, and features grassy lawns and picnic benches. If you and Fido would prefer a longer walk, head on over to Gypsy Glen Park, where you will find a variety of sports facilities alongside a large open green space that is pawfect for a dog walk. 

Monaca Borough Center

36
Population Density
2,932 per sq. mi.

Monaca Borough Center

36

Directly across the Ohio River from Rochester is the Borough Center of Monaca, which enjoys incredibly scenic views thanks to its riverside location. There is always a buzz in this neighborhood, but the highlight for your pooch will definitely be the Monaca Riverfront Park. This picturesque park is home to a covered amphitheater, two playgrounds, three picnic pavilions with grills, and fishing piers with benches, giving you and your pup plenty to see. There is a paved walkway that will take you and Fido through the park, just be sure to keep your dog on a lead at all times, and don't forget to bring some doggie bags and drinking water with you too.  

New Brighton

24
Population Density
5,829 per sq. mi.

New Brighton

24

The neighborhood of New Brighton in New Brighton is right next to Rochester, and boasts a couple of parks that your pooch will love exploring. Begin at the Big Rock Park, which features seven acres of greenery, complete with picnic benches, fishing areas, and a walking trail that stretches out for half a mile. If you and your pup would like to try your hand, and paw, at fishing, take a stroll over to the New Brighton Fishing Park. There is 600 feet of shoreline here where you can fish from, and you could end up catching everything from Striper Bass to Northern Pike. Also in this neighborhood is Townsend Park, which is a small neighborhood park with a war memorial and a few benches.

Center Township

12
Population Density
2,782 per sq. mi.

Center Township

12

Just over a mile from Rochester is the Center Township neighborhood of Monaca, where you will find a couple of spacious green areas to take your pooch to. The largest is the Center Township Ballfield, which is not only home to several different sports facilities, but also large open green areas that surround this, pawfect for a dog walk. Not too far away is Sylvan Crest Park, which is slightly smaller. This park contains a sports field, a basketball court and a swimming pool, as well as a play area, benches and several trees for Fido to sniff around in.

Tuscarawas Rd/ Cooper Dr

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
336 per sq. mi.

Tuscarawas Rd/ Cooper Dr

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Less than two miles from Rochester is this neighborhood in Beaver, which provides access to one of the finest parks in the region. Brady's Run Park sprawls out for around 2000 acres, and includes a 28 acre lake that offers fishing, boating and swimming opportunities. The park is home to several other facilities too, such as tennis courts, skating rinks, 14 miles of trails, and a dog park. The dog park features separate areas for smaller and larger dogs, as well as fresh water during the warmer months, making this the pawfect place for your pooch to socialize with other dogs.