Dog walking in Youngwood

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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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Rachel SYoungwood, PA

5.0

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“Experienced! Puppies to Seniors, Pugs to Labs!”

Hi, I’m Rachel! I grew up with Labrador Retrievers and German Shepherds. At 15, I got my first job working at a dog kennel. From that point on, dogs were always a large part of my life. I went on to work at a doggie daycare, and volunteered at several different animal shelters. Today, I have a nonprofit called Shelter’s Helpers of Pittsburgh. We work to support the shelters and rescues in the Pittsburgh area.

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

Harriet RYoungwood, PA

4.9

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Responsible, reliable and caring, I grew up with dogs as pets and two years ago adopted Bella, an 8 year old terrier beagle mix. She had very bad separation anxiety and was pretty withdrawn when she came to me, so I understand how important it is to have someone check in on and look after your dog and I am experienced looking after more reserved and nervous dogs as well as outgoing and energetic types too. I'm a car owner so we can get out and about to local parks or the dog park if that's what your dog enjoys. Or if a gentle stroll round the neighborhood is more their thing I'm equally happy with that. I want to treat your dog just like you do. Let me know if your dog needs to burn off some energy and we'll go for a short run. Any favorite games and toys or training you'd like us to do while we are out? Let me know and I'll happily do that too.

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Katie DYoungwood, PA

4.9

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“The road of life is paved with paw prints”

Hello! My name is Katie, I have 2 rescue dogs who I love spending time with. They are both lab mixes. I have been around many types and sizes of dogs and would thoroughly enjoy spending time with your pup! I enjoy walking long distances, jogging and playing with dogs. I have plenty of experience with different temperaments and enjoy keeping your dog engaged in the walk experience.

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

Jessica CYoungwood, PA

4.9

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I am a Pre Vet Major in College, I've also majored in Animal Science in High School. I have been working to all kinda of animals for the last 6year. I have been walking Dogs and Pet sitting for the last 4years. I love animals and love taking car of them.

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Amy MYoungwood, PA

4.9

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“Dogmatic Pet Service”

My love for animals as a child has grown even more in my adult years! I currently have 1 dog that is a mixed breed and 1 senior cat. My experience consists of owning dogs my entire life, and pet sitting for friends and family while they went on vacation. I have completed walks and drop-ins visits. I have also handled calm, scared, and happy go lucky cats and dogs! I can and will adjust to your pet's needs. I can take your dog out for long walks, and/or play a game of fetch!

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

Carly JYoungwood, PA

4.9

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Hi! My name is Carly, and I just moved back to Pittsburgh area after seven years. I am very excited to walk your forever friend! Personally, I have a Siberian Husky - named Blair - who is three years old with a lot of energy and personality. I have a lot of experience walking dogs all over the world. Currently I am currently working in marketing, while continuing to powerlift and compete in Spartan races. I love running with Blair, so if you need me to run with your pup - just let me know!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Emily GYoungwood, PA

4.9

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Hi, fellow dog lovers! My name is Emily, and I have been a dog walking volunteer for the last seven years. I am comfortable walking dogs of all sizes and ages, and every dog I meet I treat as if he or she was my own. I look forward to meeting your best furrrend!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Alana LYoungwood, PA

4.9

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“I'm not a regular mom, I'm a cool dog and cat mom”

Hi! My name is Alana and I am a full on dog lover, an animal lover in general! I have a dog and a cat at home and take my role as a pet mom very seriously. I believe that animals are the best kind of creatures and making a dog's day would truly make mine! I hope to relieve your stress or anxiety about leaving your dog at home by giving them a nice walk, some love and attention. I hope to see your dog soon!

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Ashley BYoungwood, PA

4.9

(37)

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Lover of humans and dogs! I am a nurse looking to walk dogs as my side job! I became a dog mom in December of 2017 and realize how important it is to have a reliable, kind, and trustworthy person to take care of my dog when I am not available and I will be exactly that to you and your furbaby! I grew up with dogs and also pet sit frequently. I have the pet CPR app and refresh myself on it frequently. Looking forward to walking your pup!

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Erikka KYoungwood, PA

4.9

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Hi, I'm Erikka and I'm a Dog Mom and lover of all things dog! I have three furbabies, Elsa (yorkie-mix), Cadbury (chihuahua), and Max (bernedoodle). I grew up with dogs and can't imagine my life without them in it. I am a high school science teacher and I'm very active in the Pittsburgh dog community. I can't wait to meet your dog and go on walks!

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Senior dog care, Puppy care, Fast walker

Dog Walking in Youngwood

Youngwood is a small borough in Pennsylvania that’s popular because of its convenient location to places like the Pennsylvania Turnpike, New Stanton, Greensburg, and the city of Pittsburgh. Youngwood is rife with dog-friendly hotels and has a couple of restaurants where your pup can join you, like Rocco’s Pizzeria. You’ll also find a vet clinic here and several others within about a 10-mile drive to New Stanton or Greensburg.

If outdoor adventure is your thing, you’ll love taking a stride on the Five Star Trail, a dog-friendly rail-trail that goes from Greensburg to Armbrust and has a spot to hop on in Youngwood. Spend as much or as little time as you want taking in the relaxing scenery, historical railroad museum, and parks along the trail.

For a lot of dog-friendly attractions to choose from, you can spend the day in Pittsburgh. Most parts of the city are only about 35 miles from Youngwood and are full of paw-friendly restaurants, shops, and parks. Emerald View Park is a must-see, offering breathtaking views of the city and nearby rivers, and also featuring several dog-friendly trails. West Park is also a pawfect spot for leashed dogs to get in some outdoor exercise with their favorite humans.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Youngwood

Old William Penn

48
Population Density
571 per sq. mi.

Old William Penn

48

Old William Penn is a Murrysville neighborhood that’s a little under 21 miles from Youngwood. This area houses the 148-acre Duff Park, an incredible outdoor area that’s rich with beautiful scenery and fun activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Dogs on their leashes are welcome to join their humans in any area of the park, including on its several trails that wind through forests, across scenic bridges, and more. Duff Park is only a few minutes away from some dog-friendly restaurants in the Old William Penn area, like Atria’s Restaurant and Tavern, which has some outdoor tables where Max can join you for a meal.

Monroeville Blvd / Mosside Blvd

36
Population Density
1,454 per sq. mi.

Monroeville Blvd / Mosside Blvd

36

A little under 24 miles from Youngwood is the Monroeville Blvd area of Monroeville, PA. Only minutes away from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, this is a convenient spot to stop if you’re traveling with your pooch through the area. Within the neighborhood and right down the road are several dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, and a pet store where you can get all the essentials. Take your pup to Rudy’s Subs, a pupular dining spot that serves up yummy subs, pizza, and salads and has some outdoor tables where Spot is welcome. Or, try Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza for unique pizza options, spicy wings, and more.  

Point Breeze

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,536 per sq. mi.

Point Breeze

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One of the best things about Youngwood is its proximity to Pittsburgh, which has a lot of dog-friendly options available. Point Breeze is one of the pawtastic neighborhoods in the city that’s about 32 miles from Youngwood. Your dog will go mutts for Frick Park and its off-leash dog area, where pups can play safely within the fenced park and even have some access to splash-worthy water! Leashed dogs are also welcome in Frick Park to hang out at the playgrounds, picnic areas, and several beautiful trails. Need an energy boost after your playful day? Head to Crazy Mocha Coffee, which has outdoor tables that welcome furry paws. 

Shadyside

12
Population Density
14,785 per sq. mi.

Shadyside

12

Shadyside is another furtastic Pittsburgh neighborhood that sits 33.2 miles from Youngwood. This residential neighborhood is only a few minutes’ drive from Downtown Pittsburgh and is a great spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and grab a meal with your favorite pooch. Choose from one of several dog-friendly restaurants clustered close by, like Tipsy Cow, which has made-to-order burgers and several outdoor tables for you and Sparky to sit together. You can also visit Petagogy with your pup! This pet store has all the essentials you need for your dog, plus fun toys and other supplies. 

Cultural District

0
Population Density
5,239 per sq. mi.

Cultural District

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The Cultural District of Pittsburgh is just under 44 miles from Youngwood and nestled right next to Downtown. Surrounded by the water of the Ohio River, Monongahela River, and Allegheny River, this neighborhood is a favorite for both locals and tourists. You and your pup can spend a day at Point State Park, which offers both beauty and history. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds and walk its paths while enjoying the waterfront views. If you’re hungry, check out the Stone Neapolitan Pizzeria right by the park, which has ten outdoor tables for pups and their owners to enjoy a meal together.