Dog walking in Oak Ridge

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.

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Dylan POak Ridge, TN

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My name is Dylan I'm a 23yr old male who is in an off semester of college. Born and raised in Knoxville, TN. I love all breeds and personality types of dogs. I currently am a performance trainer at The Emerald Youth Foundation. My hobbies include working out and playing with dog Daisy.

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

Dawn COak Ridge, TN

4.9

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Hello ~ I'm Dawn. I feel privileged to make myself available to you, and your pet. What a great service and convenience to provide busy owners with the peace of mind that their pet's needs are being met! I have felt the nagging guilt of not being able to "make that happen," due to work conflicts, fatigue, etc. I'm a responsible, mature and physically strong individual with both background with multiple "walks" of animals, and the common sense understanding which that breeds, AND an innate, irrepressible love for, and response to these creatures who are in our care. I spent hours as a kid reading "dog dictionaries," interested in each breed. Personally, I've lived with Labs, Goldens, Blue Heelers, Pit Bulls, Spaniels, Pekingese, Pugs, Shi-Poos, Huskies, Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, an Akita...and more. As with little children, I have a natural love for animals and get down on their level and engage demonstratively (dog-permitting and respectful of the pet's temperament and comfort zone.

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Linda BOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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I have been caring for other people's pets for 20+ years. I have a part-time pet sitting business and have taken care of many dogs, cats, horses, fish, chickens and a mouse ;-). I am excited about Wag and new opportunities.

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

Dawn KOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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Hi! have been a Vet Tech for 7 years. after spending many years in human medicine. I have a true passion for animals, especially dogs. I rescue Pitt Bulls, they are wonderful dogs. It would be a honor to be able to take your furry friend out for a walk, and spoil them.

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Kayla COak Ridge, TN

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“Dog walker, sitter, groomer, and lover!”

Hello! My name is Kayla and I am so excited to walk your dog! I am a professional dog groomer and I have a lot of experience taking care of and walking dogs. I have owned and cared for many dogs myself, have dogsat and walked dogs of all shapes and sizes and I have volunteered occasionally at my local animal shelter. I love all animals and can’t wait to meet your dog and give it the best care that it deserves.

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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

Nan MOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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“The road to my heart is paved with paw prints!”

I am a lifelong dog lover and have been dog sitting for over 3 years for friends and neighbors. I look forward to giving your pooch love and attention as we walk your neighborhood together!

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Lauren AOak Ridge, TN

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Hello! I am a current student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and I would LOVE to walk your dog! I have years of experience with watching and handling different dog breeds, and I have been dog sitting and volunteering at animal shelters for many years now. I have dogs of my own at home that I love very much, and I am fully prepared to offer your dogs the same love and care!

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

Rebecca SOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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“Salutations! Vet Assistant/ Dog Caretaker”

I am a passionate,dedicated,motivated young individual. I have 4 dogs with a fenced in yard.I work for a mobile vet clinic so I am familiar with a lot of veterinary services.I have handled puppies to senior dogs; from small to giant breeds. Staying at my house is definitely an experience; your dog has plenty to do and never alone except for some events.Flexible schedule to offer almost any time for a service you my need:from a walk-dog boarding. I will make it work:) I can’t walk 2 meet ur dog!

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

Anna SOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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I have loved animals my whole life! I love playing with dogs and taking them on long walks. Your dogs will get plenty of love and attention from me! I have experience from a labradoodle named Jasmine that my family had since she was a puppy. I have also gained a lot of experience fostering with a local rescue. I even helped deliver a litter of 7 puppies! I am open to all dogs with any different needs, just tell me what I need to know! I live in a dog friendly apartment complex with 2 dog parks.

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

Kathryn MOak Ridge, TN

4.9

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“My goal in life is to pet all of the dogs!”

My name is Katie, I am 26 and have been a dog sitter/walker outside the home since I was 15 years old. I am experienced with dogs of all types and sizes from my personal life and from my adventures on WAG! I am committed once I start something, and I love seeing a content dog after a good walk!

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Dog Walking in Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge is the "Secret City" of the south you might not have heard of, but won't forget after a visit with Fido. Born in 1942 as part of the Manhattan Project, Oak Ridge has a rich history that continues to tell its tales even today through its wooftacular citizens, activities, museums, heritage, and the Secret City Festival that's held every June. Five friendly vets are located in Oak Ridge and are happy to schedule Fido in for a visit. 


Start off your adventure in Oak Ridge with a visit to the city's beautiful parks. Head east towards the Clinch River to join the Melton Lake Greenway. This tranquil 5.7 mile greenway features a paved waterfront trail offering folks to come enjoy a day of walking, running, cycling and roller skating alongside their furry friends. Follow the scenic greenway all the way south to the pawpular Haw Ridge Park in Oak Ridge. 

The Haw Ridge Park offers explorers scenic water and land activities to enjoy with Fido. Take a stroll through the park's near 30 miles of trails that welcomes hikers, mountain bikers, and runners. Flora and fauna is abundant, so make sure to keep your pal on a leash. 

Come discover the Secret City for yourself and see what all the bark is about! You and Fido are bound to have a memorable time here together. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oak Ridge

Willow Brook

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,567 per sq. mi.

Willow Brook

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Your pup is bound to love the Willow Brook neighborhood in Oak Ridge for it's pawsome off-leash dog park. Take a short drive west of downtown Oak Ridge to find the Big Turtle Dog Park in Willow Brook. The Big Turtle Dog Park is in a wooftacular quiet and remote area outside of the city, offering pups both large and small to ruff and romp as much as they like! The small dog section has a water fountain, shaded areas, trees, and filled dispensers, while the large dog area is more spacious but has less shaded areas. Both terrains are natural, so your pup can get some much-needed exercise rolling in the hilly grass with their new pals!

Highland View

36
Population Density
1,308 per sq. mi.

Highland View

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Wag to the quaint Highland View neighborhood to discover some of Oak Ridge's shopping scenes, local cuisine, and beautiful community parks. The A.K. Bissell Park is a must-stop for doggoes wanting to dive right into the heart of Oak Ridge, where playgrounds, picnic shelters, walking trails, a performance pavilion, commemorative walk, and the pawpular Friendship Bell are located. Take a moment to reflect on the Manhattan Project, Oak Ridge, and peace, as you gaze in awe at the 8,000 pound bronze International Friendship Bell with your pup. If growls emit from the pit of your tummies, head to the neighborhood's local The Other One Diner, to enjoy a plate of homemade chili or signature garlic Parmesan fries. Yum!

Burnham Wood

24
Population Density
2,846 per sq. mi.

Burnham Wood

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When you've shopped til you've dropped, wag to the Burnham Wood neighborhood in Oak Ridge to find a variety of pup-friendly accommodations. The Days Inn Oak Ridge Knoxville welcomes pups of any size to snooze next to their humans for an additional fee per pet. For pooches who like to sleep on extra fluffy mattresses, check in to the DoubleTree by Hilton Oak Ridge for a supreme stay. All rooms are pet friendly and two doggoes are allowed for a moderate fee per stay. If those two choices are fully booked, don't worry! The Quality Inn Oak Ridge is rated 5 bones for traveler's with Fido in tow. Book a comfortable, clean room here for an affordable price. Enjoy your stay!

Manhattan

12
Population Density
1,944 per sq. mi.

Manhattan

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The Manhattan neighborhood is a quaint yet lively area for pups looking to dig into some yummy food and to get some much needed sleep. Stop by the pawpular casual eatery known as Aubrey's for a classic American menu comprised of burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, barbecue, pasta, steaks, seafood, and desserts. Your furry pup is welcome to lounge next to you at one of the fur-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Aubrey's has it all! When it's time for a doggie nap, head to your room at the Staybridge Suites Knoxville Oak Ridge, just a paw away from Aubrey's and centrally located in the Manhattan neighborhood. Up to two puppy dawgs are allowed to board with you for a moderate fee per stay.

Emory Valley

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Population Density
2,345 per sq. mi.

Emory Valley

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Head east toward the Clinch River to discover the Emory Valley neighborhood in Oak Ridge where you and Fido will have a grand time digging into delicious meals at local restaurants like the Buffalo Mountain Grille and Calhoun's. The Buffalo Mountain Grille offers you and Fido the chance to dine outside while sipping on a local craft beer and eating the perfect burger. Choose your burger meat from a variety of options, including American bison, grass-fed beef, boar, lamb, ostrich, turkey, and even elk! It's the pawfect place for meat-lovin' pups (grilled veggie burgers are also available). Calhoun's is also a howlin' place to be if you're hungry. Dine on delicious bar fare like steaks, chicken, and tasty appetizers. Make sure to call ahead to say Fido is tagging along, as they'll want to escort you to an outdoor table around back.