Dog walking in South Houston

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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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Brittaney ASouth Houston, TX

4.9

(2061)

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“Animal lover through and through!”

Hi there! I'm Brittaney, and have been an animal lover since I was a small child! I grew up with dogs my whole life and had various pets throughout my childhood (rabbits, gerbils, birds, squirrels, and the occasional frog or gecko.) I volunteer for Rockabully AF Rescue Group based in Houston, Texas, and have been a volunteer for the Puppies for Breakfast event for the past 5 years. I am compassionate, patient, and an all around avid animal lover!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Alejandra PSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(1656)

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I am 29 years old and I enjoy being with dogs! I take care of dogs as if they were part of my family. I own a Yorkshire that is 10 years old now, and I had a french poodle long time ago. I used to take care of my neighbor's dog in the past and I am really excited to start taking care of yours!

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Meredith NSouth Houston, TX

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(1373)

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“Care as if you were there.”

I am mom to 2 dogs, 3 cats, 2 hermit crabs and a box turtle. I and have been caring for and training animals since I was a little girl. I am the go-to walker/sitter for my friends and family, and would love to help care for your fur baby/babies when you aren't able to.

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DeAndros JSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(1294)

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Hi There, I have been an avid dog lover since a very young age. I first started walking dogs for a family friend who was also a neighbor of my parents. Since then, I have been dog sitting for friends and family while they take business trips, personal trips or no nights outs. I have a great personality to match my work ethic. Most importantly your furry family members will be safe as I am responsible, attentive to my surroundings and caring to all.

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

Russell DSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(1194)

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“I will do my best for you and your best friend!”

Hi, my name is Russell Danielson. My experience with dogs began many many years ago. Growing up we always had dogs and I continued that throughout my life and currently have 3. All of my pups have come through the front door as rescues. Through the years I have puppy sat for friends and family and even hosted puppy sleepovers. I look forward to meeting your four legged furry friend!

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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

Vanessa GSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(1202)

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“Let me be there when you can’t!”

I love all dogs, long walks and fresh air. I am a full time college student with free time to walk your best friend. I will always give your pooch the patience and understanding needed to have a peacful and relaxing walk. I have 5 + years professional experience caring for dogs of all ages and needs.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Anzony DSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(1022)

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My name is Anzony and I have 5+ years of experience in Dog Walking, Daily Visits, Potty Breaks, Overnight Pet Sitting, Around the Clock Care, Dog Park Trips, Hikes for my own dogs and family/friends dogs. I’m looking forward to offering the best service pawssible to get your dog out for a GREAT walk. Every step of the way I will make sure you feel secure that your dog is being taken cared of. Let me prove it to you by walking your dog today, as I guarantee you and your dog will be happy!

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Shaina FSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(910)

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“Paw Adventures”

Hi! I’m Shaina, hopefully your dogs new best friend.I have experience working as a kennel technician for 7 years. I am a 1 year Wag veteran in the Houston Area. I have 2 dogs myself Lady (14) and Wiley (10). I am located in the Midtown/Montrose area.Im currently working as a full time dog walker so your furry friend can have a companion 24/7! Whether it’s a simple walk, a dog park field trip, or just cuddles, I’m here for all your pet personal needs. Thanks!

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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

Carla SSouth Houston, TX

4.9

(868)

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Hi, I'm Carla a proud parent of a dog and a cat (Foxy and Arya). I have 4 years volunteer experience at Houston SPCA. I have successfully found furever homes for multiple stray pets. As an avid animal lover, I'm looking forward to help you with your dog walking needs!

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Karen ESouth Houston, TX

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Hi! I'm Karen and I'm a native Houstonian. Growing up we always had a dog and they always went everywhere with us. Currently, my husband and I have a rescue miniature schnauzer mix, named Daisy, who is worth a million dollars to us. We are recent empty-nesters with 3 daughters ages 20, 22, and 23. I look forward to making your Wag! experience a great one!

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Dog Walking in South Houston

South Houston was incorporated in 1907. The city was once known for its shipping industry, as 3 railroad lines ran right through this area. Then, after a hurricane hit the area in 1915, shipping was done mainly through the Houston Ship Channel. It was after this that the population of South Houston really took off.

South Houston is a great place for you and your canine friend to visit or live. If you travel right outside of South Houston to the muttropolis of Houston, you'll find even more puptastic activities for you and your pooch to enjoy. In Houston, which is located only 12 miles from South Houston, you'll find plenty of pawesome dog parks where you and your pal can get some mutts-needed exercise or just enjoy a casual on-leash stroll together.

One place you must visit in Houston is The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. This natural paradise is the pawfect place to get up-close and personal with native flora and fauna. You and your leashed pup are more than welcome to enjoy the walking trails here, which are lined with trees that'll shield you from the Texas sun. You'll even find a small pond that your pooch can sniff around -- just don't let him get in the water. Speaking of water, make sure to bring some for yourself and your pup while on the trails.

South Houston's convenient location makes it a furrific place to visit or live with your canine companion.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in South Houston

Sonnier Street

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
966 per sq. mi.

Sonnier Street

48

Just 12 miles from South Houston, within Houston proper, you'll find Alexander Deussen Dog Park. This off-leash, fully fenced park is the pawfect place for your pup to explore, roll around in the lush grass, and play with some new fur-iends. There are two separate areas for different sized dogs, and agility equipment adds to the fun. If you're looking for an on-leash stroll, hit the paved walkway for a nice, relaxing walk. Another nice perk is that there is a hose right as you leave so you can rinse the grass and dirt out of your pup's fur, or just let them cool down after playing. The dog park is part of a huge 309-acre community park, which your leashed dog is welcome to explore with you.

Greenway/Upper Kirby

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,502 per sq. mi.

Greenway/Upper Kirby

36

Houston's Greenway/Upper Kirby neighborhood is located just 12 miles from South Houston, and is home to the Danny Jackson Bark Dog Park. This dog park is a large, fenced area where your pup is more than welcome to play off-leash. You'll find two separate areas for small and large dogs, plenty of seating and shade for pet parents, and drinking water for your pooch in case he gets thirsty. If your furry friend gets too hot or just likes to swim, there are also swimming ponds available here. You will need to bring your own doggie waste supplies for easier cleanup and some towels to dry off. 

Fourth Ward

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,865 per sq. mi.

Fourth Ward

24

Buffalo Bayou Park is a gorgeous place to spend the day with your pooch. It's just a skip and a hop from downtown Houston, 12 miles from South Houston. In this sprawling green space which provides stunning views of Houston's skyline, you'll find a designated dog park where your furry friend can run free and play off-leash. Looking for a simple walk? Leash up your pup and hit the walking trails here. Benches and covered tables are available for the pet parents, but you'll need to bring your own supplies, especially water and waste bags. Be sure to check the official website to see if the park is hosting any events during your visit.

Morningside Place

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,813 per sq. mi.

Morningside Place

12

Just west of the Morningside Place neighborhood, you'll find Tom Bass Regional Park I. This community park is home to a furrific dog park! Your leashed dog is welcome to explore the community park. For off-leash fun, head to the designated dog area, which has two separate sections for different sized dogs, a water fountain, and waste stations. The walking trails here are the pawfect place for an on-leash stroll. On the southern border of the neighborhood, you'll find the Tom Bass Regional Park III; all three sections of this huge, 100+ acre park welcome leashed dogs!

Country Place Parkway

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,512 per sq. mi.

Country Place Parkway

0

Just across the freeway from Pearland's Shadow Creek Ranch neighborhood, you'll find a pawesome dog park that's a little on the smaller side. Southdown Dog Park is part of Southdown Park, a lovely little park which has a separate area for smaller dogs, plenty of lush green grass, water fountains, and even an agility course! Locals love this park, so your canine companion is bound to make a new fur-iend or two here. Just keep in mind that there's not a lot of shade here, and you'll need to bring your own supplies for cleaning up after your pooch.