Dog walking in Wilkes-Barre Township

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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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Maria DWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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Hello! I am an animal lover with a rescue pet of my own. I have at least 10 years of dog sitting and walking experience, having owned a dog since I was very young. Now I am a proud Auntie of six dogs, and I would love to help you while helping your pet stay happy and healthy.

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Kirby LWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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Hi! My name is Kirby and I am a lifelong animal lover, especially dogs and cats. I currently own a pit bull mix named Wilma and tabby cat named Fred, and these two are the loves of my life. Growing up I participated in dog agility and obedience with our family dog, and I have experience volunteering at a dog shelter in Binghamton, NY. I understand the importance of patience, respect, and compassion when interacting with animals and I will treat your dog as if it is my own.

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Jacqueline AWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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I work in a shelter for children full-time. I have a lifelong passion and love for all animals. I have been caring for animals since I was young and I truly feel the most comfortable when helping others and their pets. I will treat your furbabies as if they are my own. I enjoy volunteering my time with local dog rescues, fostering dogs/cats and walking dogs at Griffin Pond. I’m very excited to be a part of the Wag community and look forward to loving and caring for your pets!

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Sara FWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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Hi! My name is Sara. I have been a dog lover my whole life as I was raised with many dogs ranging from greyhounds to a miniature pincer. I am currently pursuing my doctorate in Physical Therapy and would love the opportunity to make extra cash while spending time with dogs!

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Lauren MWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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“LOVE EM ALL”

My name is Lauren Matthews, and I am a dog lover! I grew up around dogs of all different breed and sizes. Under my supervision every animal will be loved and cared for unconditionally!

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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, Training experience

Lisa RWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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“Dog's are my passion”

Hi, my name is Lisa and I'm an animal lover. I've owned animals my whole life and that's why I decided to become a certified vet assistant. I've worked at a doggy daycare & boarding facility & I volunteer at my local shelter. I own 3 dogs 2 are rescues & they are my loves. I look forward to meeting you're beautiful pups. I am also an animal reiki practitioner.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Tina MWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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“Love your dog like my own”

I am currently a dog mom to two bully breeds, a foster mom for dogs, and a certified canine massage therapist. I have over 20 years experience with all types of dogs and will absolutely treat your dog with respect, love, and compassion - just as if he/she were my own. There is no doubt that your dog will have a wonderful experience if you choose me as their dog walker.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Sammie FWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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“Safety is my #1 priority!”

Hi dog parents! I have been professionally walking dogs with Wag for 2.5 years & I have gained so much experience with dogs of all ages, sizes, and personalities. I am known for my detailed report cards & long walks! I will love & care for your dog just as I do for my own (a sweet 5 year old rescue), while also respecting your home and following any special instructions you may have. I am looking forward to meeting your pup & doing absolutely everything I can to keep them safe, healthy, & happy!

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Kenny GWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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Hey there, I’m Kenny! I grew up in Ct. and I’ve always had love for dogs, I even volunteered at an emergency animal hospital during my high school years. I enjoy all animals and have been a proud parent of a total of 6 Rhodesian Ridgebacks over the past 30 years and one Boarder Collie. I am retired as a school bus driver and decided to stay active by becoming a dog walker for Wags. I am also a Leather Hobbiest and enjoy making leashes, collars, wallets, bags and purses. I fully understand that all digs are different and that they are just like our children, which requires very special care. I will treat your family pet with the utmost respect, love and care that you would expect from me. I will make sure your fur-baby has an exceptional Wag-riffic experience as you’d expect and as your fur-baby would expect.

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John OWilkes-Barre Township, PA

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I have been blessed throughout my life to be surrounded by dogs. Currently, I help take my sisters pit bull, Bowie, on run-walks daily. And it is one of my favorite things in the world.

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Dog Walking in Wilkes-Barre Township

The vibrant city of Wilkes-Barre sits on the banks of the Susquehanna River, boasting beautiful waterfront views along with an energetic and fast-paced vibe. With numerous parks to explore, as well as dog-friendly restaurants, hotels and three veterinary clinics, this is a city that your pooch will no doubt love.

If you and Fido want to make the most of the city's riverfront views, there are a couple of scenic parks that are pawfect for this. The first is the 104 acre Nesbitt Park, which not only features multiple picnic areas, a disc golf course and a boat launch, but also boasts five miles of walking trails for you and your pup to enjoy. The 17.3 acre River Common is also known for its waterfront views, and is home to winding paved walkways, landscaped gardens and a large amphitheater.

There are several other smaller neighborhood parks in Wilkes-Barre that are worth checking out. Miner Park is 11.5 acres in size, and is home to numerous sports facilities, a playground, a shelter and a paved path, while the The Bog, which is 13.5 acres in size, offers up similar amenities.

With so many pawriffic things to do in Wilkes-Barre, this is a city that your pooch will never want to leave.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wilkes-Barre Township

Wilkes Barre Heights

48
Population Density
7,112 per sq. mi.

Wilkes Barre Heights

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There are a couple of parks in Wilkes Barre Heights that you should definitely take your pooch to. The first is the 37 acre Coal Street Park, and thanks to its sports complex, which consists of everything from a splash pad to an ice rink, this park is always bursting with activity. In addition to its sports facilities, the park is also home to a playground, picnic areas and a paved walking path. Also in this neighborhood is Huber St. Park, which is just under two acres in size. This park is home to a basketball court, a sports field and a playground, as well as open grassy spaces for you and Fido to frolic about in. 

Wilkes-Barre City Center

36
Population Density
3,964 per sq. mi.

Wilkes-Barre City Center

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As you can imagine, the City Center of Wilkes-Barre is quite a busy part of town, but there is still plenty for you and Fido to do here. Begin with a walk around Kirby Park, which is one of the most popular parks in town. This park sprawls out for 52 acres and is home to sports facilities, pavilions, a playground, a pond and several different paved walking paths. If you and your pooch are feeling hungry after all of that walking, stop off at Franklin's for a bite to eat. This dog-friendly restaurant serves up casual bites, such as burgers, sandwiches and salads, and will always offer up a bowl of cold water for your pup.

Miners Mills

24
Population Density
2,567 per sq. mi.

Miners Mills

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Miners Mills is a slightly quieter part of town, although the parks here are always popular. The busiest park is Parsons Park, which is just under four acres in size. This park is focused on sports, with multiple fields and courts, but is also home to a playground and a paved walking path. Miners Mills also provides access to Hollenback Park, which extends out for just under nine acres. This tranquil park boasts sports fields, picnic areas, a playground and a paved path for you and Fido to follow. While dogs are welcome in both parks, a lead, doggie bags and some drinking water are essential.

Georgetown

12
Population Density
1,040 per sq. mi.

Georgetown

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Your pooch will love the Georgetown neighborhood, because there is so much to see and do here. There are a couple of small parks in this neighborhood that your pup will love exploring, such as the Al Karaska Memorial Park, where you will find a basketball court, a sports field, and open grassy spaces surrounded by mature trees. Also in this neighborhood is Kennedy Park, which is home to a sports field, a basketball court, and a paved walking path. If you and Fido are feeling tired after all of that walking, Mizu Sushi is not too far away. This dog-friendly Japanese restaurant serves up Hibachi-style dishes, and are known for their fresh and unique daily specials.

Parsons

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3,084 per sq. mi.

Parsons

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The Parsons neighborhood is conveniently located just outside of the city center, but still near all of the major amenities in Wilkes-Barre. If you and your pooch are looking for somewhere local to spend the night, this is the neighborhood to head to, as there are a couple of pawtastic options here. To treat Fido to a decadent night in a beautiful suite, check in to the Host Inn All Suites Hotel, where you can have an unlimited number of pets of any size stay with you for a small fee. The Days Inn Wilkes Barre is also dog-friendly, and allows two pets per guest room for a fee, so long as you call ahead to ensure that a pet-friendly room is available.