Dog walking in Newport

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Kristine MNewport, RI

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Hi! Kristine here! I am a self professed dog person. I currently get to love on my two amazing children in their 20's and 3 amazing dogs! I have had a life full of puppy love and doggy kisses! I've been lucky enough to be the human companion to Bear, Barney,Ginger, Tanner, Lexi, Cobaka and Soukie and Titan! I've learned so much from each of them about love, friendship, patience and devotion. I am looking forward to the many wonders your pup will teach me!

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Keating ANewport, RI

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I have a ton of experience with big and Small dogs from all different backgrounds. My patience is endless with animals and my number one priority for your pet is their safety and comfort.

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Hannah CNewport, RI

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Hi I’m Hannah! I’ve lived with dogs my whole life and consider them a big part of my family. I’ve cared for small and large dogs alike, from tiny pugs to large labs with great experiences all around. I’m excited to meet your dogs and give them the best care possible!

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Melanie GNewport, RI

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“Dogs rule, people drool...”

Hi I'm Melanie. I have had dogs all of my life. I'm friendly and loving and will treat your baby as if he were my own. I provide poop bags and I usually have treats on me

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

John CNewport, RI

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As a dedicated cat/dog dad, I have had the experience and pleasure of working with, owning, and loving many animals throughout my life. From growing up with a beautiful Black Lab named Hamilton to currently owning an adorable Terrier Mix named Skip, I've always been in the company of dogs. I've pet sat for friends and family and have taken care of many different breeds, so I've interacted with a wide variety of dogs to know how to read them to try and make them the happiest pup they can be!

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Katrin BNewport, RI

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Hi, My name is Katrin! I'm an interior architect based in Barrington, RI. I moved here from Germany 19 years ago with my husband and two daughters.I've been working with dogs for over 10 years as well as caring for my own special needs dog. I adopted my dog, Lanie, about 9 years ago and worked with multiple behavioral specialists to get her feeling more comfortable and give her the life she deserves. During this process, I discovered my love for working with dogs and pets of all sorts and began dog walking/sitting for multiple clients in the area. Wag gives me more opportunity to do what I love more safely and efficiently!

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Liz CNewport, RI

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Hi I'm Liz! I grew up in the Boston area. I grew up with dogs and began dog sitting as a teenager for friends and family. I recently adopted my own puppy and became a Wag customer and now a walker! Can't wait to meet your dog!

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

Robyn KNewport, RI

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Hi my name is Robyn I love animals. Getting to walk, sit, and board the pups is so much fun. I really enjoy my repeat pups and meeting new pups. It's great to be outside getting fresh air and playing with the pups.

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Stephanie ANewport, RI

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Hello my name is Stephanie. I am 26 years old and I have a B.S. in Marine Biology. I am currently working as a Vet Tech and prior to this, I worked at a cat kennel. I am aware that this site is mostly meant for the care of dogs, which I am confident in, but I can also do check-ins on exotics. I am responsible and hardworking. As a vet tech, I am comfortable administering all types of medications/treatments.

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Samantha SNewport, RI

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“I already love your dog!”

Hi, my name is Samantha! I absolutely love dogs, I’ve owned them all my life. My dog Luna is a pit bull lab mix and she’s my best friend. They remind me to just live in the moment and have fun! I have a few years of experience finding clients on my own to walk and dogsit. I also have a year experience working through Sandy Paws. I have a flexible schedule and would love to walk and love your fur babies!! Looking forward to meeting you and your pooch.

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Dog Walking in Newport

Newport is a seaside city located on Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island. The city is famous for its yachts and mansions. Visiting Newport with a dog is a great idea, since there are a lot of dog-friendly activities that you can enjoy here!

With Gansett Cruises, you can tour the coast and harbor of Newport with your pooch by your side. You have to keep in mind that dogs are not allowed to move along the boat, and the deck might be slippery, so it's not great for senior dogs. The staff is friendly and is happy to provide water for your pooch if he needs it. If you're just looking for a quaint walk, you can visit the Cliff Walk Trail. This trail is dog-friendly, but you have to keep your pup on leash. The trail begins near Easton's Beach.

If you want to know more about Newport, you should take the Newport Tour & Guide. They have dog-friendly vehicles and their staff will watch your dog outside while you explore some of the indoor attractions. Dogs of all sizes are allowed without having to pay an additional fee. Another way to have fun here is to go on the Antique Yacht Collection boat charters, where dogs are welcome. They offer two-hour, four-hour and all-day private tours.

There are more than 25 eateries that are dog-friendly in Newport. These include O'Briens Pub, Diego's, and The Deck Restaurant & Bar, just to name a few.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Newport

Connell Hwy

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,204 per sq. mi.

Connell Hwy

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The Newport Dog Park is an off-leash park located on the Connell Highway in Newport. There are mixed opinions about this park from the citizens of the Newport. The good sides of the park include the secure fencing that the park provides, and also the fact that the park is divided into areas for small and large dogs. Moreover, the park is pretty spacious so your dog can run and romp as much as he likes. However, the park doesn't have a water station, so you'll have to bring some water. Also, there aren't many places for human visitors to sit; there are only one or two benches. The park tends to get muddy and pretty busy at times, too, so keep that in mind.

Northern Newport

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,204 per sq. mi.

Northern Newport

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Another dog-friendly park in Newport is the Battery Park in Northern Newport. It's a semi-fenced park that overlooks the Newport Harbor and offers mesmerizing views of sunsets and boats sailling off into the distance. The park is great for sitting and thinking about life with your best fur-iend, enjoying the view, having picnic with your loved ones, or simply sunbathing. The park is a non-smoking park, and you can almost always find parking in the streets in front of it. Moreover, it offers poop bags for cleaning up after your four-legged baby. Other than that, it offers peace and quiet and a little break from everyday life.

Central Warwick

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,417 per sq. mi.

Central Warwick

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If you have some time on your hands and you want to make a little trip, the Warwick City Dog Park is the place for you. The park is located in Central Warwick, around 26 miles away from Newport, and is a securely fenced dog park. It offers separate areas for small and large dogs. The park is really big so your pup can get lots of exercise while simultaneously socializing with other dogs. Furthermore, there are benches and chairs where you can sit and watch over your fur baby. The large dog area is pretty shaded as well. There are also lots of toys in the park. The ground is mainly sand and dirt, so make sure to bring some cleaning supplies in case your pup gets dirty.

Wakefield-Peacedale

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
671 per sq. mi.

Wakefield-Peacedale

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The South Kingstown Dog Park is situated in Wakefield-Peacedale, approximately 17 miles away from Newport. This is a pretty well-maintained dog park that is separated into two areas: one for small dogs under 30 lbs and other for large dogs over 30 lbs. The park is mostly grassy terrain and also has lots of shade trees. The park offers benches as well as waste bags for cleaning up after your pooch. Water and water bowls are also provided for your convenience. The park is very spacious and very clean, which is why many think that it's the best dog park in Rhode Island!

Southern Middletown

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Population Density
481 per sq. mi.

Southern Middletown

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If you're feeling more like going to the beach than going to a park, then you should visit the Sachuest Beach, located just 2.5 miles away from Newport. During peak season, which is from May 1st to September 30th, dogs are allowed on the beach from 5AM to 7:45AM. In the off-season, dogs are allowed all the time. The beach is 1 mile long, and the sand is soft and suitable for your dog's paws. Dogs must be on-leash at this beach, and if they're not, you may have to pay a fine of up to $100, so keep your bud on a leash! Bring water and waste bags and enjoy the day at the beach.