Dog walking in Temple

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“Hello fellow animal lover! Have a beautiful day!”

Hello! My name is Faith! I am an avid animal lover with dogs being one of my favorite animals. I have experience in caring for different types of dogs, including special needs dogs and senior dogs, as well as healthy, active dogs. I can't wait to meet your 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

My name is Megan and I’ve grown up with dogs my entire life! I’m passionate about pups and currently have my own rescue mutt named Harls! I love taking my own dog on walks and runs so I can’t wait to provide that fun and exercise for your dog!

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Dog Walking in Temple

Temple, Texas has two sizeable dog parks for your four-legged best friend to play off-leash. Oak Tree Dog Park is a membership-only, private park that consists of two massive spaces. One is an open, grassy field, and the other contains an outdoor doggie pool and an agility course. The entire area is fenced-in

The public park is the Central Texas Bark Park It has two separate fenced-in sections, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. The park is covered in grass, with shade trees and a water station. Active dogs will particularly enjoy the agility equipment.

For an enjoyable nature walk, try the Miller Springs Nature Center Trail. It consists of a 1.2-mile loop, with highlights like rushing waterfalls and scenic overlooks. Many mountain bikers use this trail, which is renowned for its’ beautiful wildflowers and moderate slope. Dogs are allowed on-leash, as long as they are well behaved and cleaned up after.

Visiting the area and need to find a hotel that will allow your furry companion? Temple has tons of different pet-friendly hotels, including the Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Knights Inn, La Quinta, and Motel 6. For extended stays, try Candlewood Suites, which allows dogs less than 80 pounds and charges an additional fee.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Temple

Thornton

48
Population Density
18,407 per sq. mi.

Thornton

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Miller Park in Thornton is the perfect place to take your pup for a fun day out. The 30-acre park offers a .75-mile walking and jogging trail, BBQ grills, a splash pad, pond, and a picnic pavilion. The park is filled with lush green grass which is perfect for rolling and fetch, and has plenty of shade from all the trees that surround it. The walking trails break off into two sections, one that leads into a more wooded area and the other along the open field, so your dog will have options depending on what he likes to sniff. Locals love how friendly everyone at the park is and how clean it is.


Canyon Creek

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Population Density
1,613 per sq. mi.

Canyon Creek

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Canyon Creek is home to Wilson Park which your pup will love to go visit. The park has some great amenities like basketball courts, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, and some walking trails. The open fields are large with grass, so you and Fido can have a great fetch session without worrying about getting in other people’s way. The park is well shaded, and has plenty of water fountains, so you don’t have to worry about your dog getting overheated. If your dog likes to hike trails. then he will love this park. The trails here have some steep inclines and will help challenge your pup.


Oaktree

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Population Density
25,873 per sq. mi.

Oaktree

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Jaycee Park in Oaktree is a great park that your pup will love exploring. The park just recently underwent reinventions and now has a new lawn that is perfect for grass rolls and fetch. Jaycee Park is space themed, and your dog will love taking photos in front of their rocket ship play structure before you enjoy the walking path throughout the park. The park also has benches for relaxing and picnic tables. After a fun day at the park, head over to Megg’s Café and grab a bite to eat with your pup. Their outdoor patio is dog-friendly and their staff love when your pet comes and visit.

South Ramblewood

12
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
25,786 per sq. mi.

South Ramblewood

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Central Texas Bark Park is a pawsome dog park to take your pup to. The park is separated by large and small dogs, and provides agility equipment, water fountains and pools for splashing around. Locals do warn that the bark park can get flooded sometimes when the drains aren’t working. If your dog is more of a hiker, then check out Lions Park, the park that Central Texas Bark Park is in, and roam around the trails that this larger park offers. For another dog park option, Oak Tree Dog Park is close and offers 1-acre of off-leash fun. This dog park has doggie obstacles, plus there is plenty of shade provided by the trees. Oak Tree Dog Park is different from other parks since their are two separate areas are not just for small and large dogs. One area focuses on agility equipment and has an outdoor pool attached, while the other is open and wide for fetch and romping with canine friends.


Downtown Temple

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Population Density
18,407 per sq. mi.

Downtown Temple

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If you and your pup are wandering around Downtown and decide to grab a bite to eat, be sure to stop in at Pignetti’s. This Italian eatery has a wide menu and an extensive wine list. Their outdoor patio is 100% dog friendly, and the staff loves when your dog joins you for some good food. Try their buffalo tenderloin, pan seared scallops, or lobster ravioli. Once you are done eating, take a walk down and visit Ferguson Park which has a great atmosphere and walking trail for you and your pup to enjoy before heading home for the day.

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