Dog walking in Alexandria

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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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Antje HAlexandria, VA

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Hi, I’m Antje! I’m a K-5th grade physical education teacher. Although I work with children I also love working with animals. What better way to spend my down time than by being outside with fun and energetic pups!

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Bill TAlexandria, VA

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Hi, I'm Bil! I have lived in the DC/Metro area all my life, and I grew at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains with an incredible Yellow Lab named Lucky. Over the years I have worked with various animal shelters, fostering and rescue programs, and currently I am the proud father of 2 extraordinary rescue pups - Ted, a 5 yr old Pit/Boxer mix, and Dae, a 2 yr old German Shepherd. I enjoy meeting new dogs and learning all of their unique characteristics and personality traits. Your dogs happiness, safety and comfort are my first priority. I will give your dog the care and attention they deserve, and provide a pleasant (and fun) experience for them!

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Demetrius GAlexandria, VA

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Hi, I'm Demetrius! What can I say, I LOVE DOGS...I mean I love all animals but dogs are just the top! I've had dogs my entire life, from little fluffy white dogs to muscle bound pit-bulls. My most recent, an English Bulldog named Hollywood, unfortunately passed after 11 amazing years and I'm without a pooch for the moment. I hope you allow me the pleasure of taking care of your important family member while you are at work or away and I will treat him or her as if they were my own!

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Miguel AAlexandria, VA

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I grew up with dogs. I currently have two little fur babies of my own whom I love to death. When I was in highschool I took care of the neighborhood pets for income. While in grad school in California I was employed by a petsitting program through our student union. I’ve been around animals all my life and I’m very familiar and confident in handling all sizes, temperaments, and breeds.

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Ellen PAlexandria, VA

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I love animals and especially dogs! I grew up with a beagle and have been walking dogs for neighbors and family friends since I was in middle school. I have also done pet sitting where I stayed at an owner's house and was completely responsible for their pet's care while they were away. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you and your dog are satisfied!

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John EAlexandria, VA

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I am a 35 year dog owner who enjoys interacting, playing and taking care of dogs. I am currently a semi-retired teacher who has taught mathematics for over 30 years. I thoroughly enjoy the outdoors and would love to help take care of your furry family member by providing the exercise and interaction they need. I live with my wife and dog Marlee and have two grown daughters living in the area.

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Christin SAlexandria, VA

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Hi, my name is Christin! I am an animal lover, with an extra soft spot for dogs of every size and breed. I own a Jack Russell Terrier mix, who has kept me on my toes for the past 10 years. I am always happy to meet a new furry friend!

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Christopher SAlexandria, VA

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Whether it's a walk around the neighborhood or taking a trip to the dog park, I'm always looking forward to my walks. I have experience with walking 50 different breeds of all sizes, and it's a pleasure meeting new pups. The more the merrier. The time I get to spend with a dog, young or not so young, small or not so small, makes the day that much better.

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Meg KAlexandria, VA

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“A caring & experienced walker your pup will love!”

Hi there, I'm Meg! I have over 15 years experience in the pet care field- as a dog walker and pet sitter, as well as a vet-tech assistant in an animal hospital. I have tons of experience with all aspects of dog walking & pet care. As well as with all ages, breeds and temperaments- from babies to seniors, anxiety riddled and shy to bouncing off the walls! I genuinely enjoy spending time with dogs (and all animals!) and would love to walk your furry family members!

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Elizabeth VAlexandria, VA

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Hello, I am Elizabeth, I have 2 beautiful German shepherds, Max and Terry. I grow up with pets and they give me experience to deal with very active dogs.

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Dog Walking in Alexandria

Who let the dogs out? You did, at the Dog Run Park at Carlyle! This dog park is completely fenced in, so your pooch can play leash-free, and you won’t need to worry, or have a sense of anxiety, about Fido getting into trouble or going loose somewhere else. Dog Run Park has a separate area just for small dogs and puppies, as well as drinking water for all breeds.

Dog parks are fun, but if there was only a way not to lose your dog’s favorite toy every time you went to one…oh wait, there is! Beatley Library Dog Park doesn’t just have a wide-open area for dogs to run leash-free, but it also provides toys to play with there. Feel free to play with a ball, a Frisbee, or a tug-o-war rope, and then leave it in the park for the next time you visit. Not bringing your own toys means not losing the best ones!

Were you planning on going to the dog park today, but a huge storm rolled through last night, soaking everything and making the ground a big muddy mess? No one likes taking their dogs out to tromp in the mud puddles – especially if their dogs don’t like baths – but at Grist Mill Dog Park, those worries get washed away. Grist Mill is covered in a special blue landscaping dust that is made especially for reducing mud. No mud. No worries. All fun!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Alexandria

Cameron Station

48
Dog Parks
2 parks

Population Density
14,010 per sq. mi.

Cameron Station

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Cameron Station is the ideal location for dogs and dog owners alike. At the east side of this neighborhood is Ben Brenman Park, a gorgeous green area centered around a pond. This park offers scenic walkways that wind through the entire area and has gorgeous views for your strolls. At the northern end of this park is the Duke Street Dog Park, a fenced in area where your pup can run around off leash to their heart’s content! To the south is the Tarleton Park Off Leash Area, yet another place where your pooch can be free to explore the area at his leisure.


King Street/ Old Town

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
10,434 per sq. mi.

King Street/ Old Town

36

For dog owners in the King Street/ Old Town area, you’re in luck! This neighborhood is the perfect dog friendly place to be. Located just off North Union Street, Founders Park is tucked right inside this neighborhood’s northern bounds. With plenty of trails passing through gorgeous, scenic routes, this is the ideal place to take your pup for a sightly stroll in the afternoon. For dogs who just need to run, there’s the Founders Park Off Leash Dog Area. Here your pooch can play off leash to their heart’s content! The area isn’t fenced in however, so be sure your dog is under vocal command at all times.


Eisenhower East

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,387 per sq. mi.

Eisenhower East

24

Eisenhower is a lovely neighborhood with plenty of dog friendly areas. At the eastern edge of this neighborhood is the African American Heritage Memorial Park. This beautiful green expanse comes with a large, looping pathway to walk your pup and enjoy the scenic landscaping. To the west is the Dog Run Park at Carlyle, a fenced in area where your pooch can run around off leash and make new friends. There’s a separate area for small dogs and fresh water available, so you don’t have to worry about bringing your own. Your pup is certain to have a blast!


Union Farm

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,352 per sq. mi.

Union Farm

12

Centered in Union Farm is the perfect refuge for dogs and dog owners alike. Dubbed Grist Mill Park, this grassy area has plenty of room to explore and gorgeous views. Tucked inside the park is the Grist Mill Dog Park, a fully fenced in dog park where your pup can roam off leash to his heart’s content. There are multiple shade trees to protect from the sun and benches for owners to rest on. Afterwards you can take a walk along the river in Mount Zephyr Park, which is just next door. Your pooch will have a tail wagging time!


Fairlington Shirlington

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Population Density
5,822 per sq. mi.

Fairlington Shirlington

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The neighborhood of Fairlington/Shirlington is a fantastic one for a pup! Nestled in the center of this neighborhood is Fort Ward Park, a lovely green area with plenty of space for your pup to explore. Leashed dogs are welcome, and there are even periodic water dishes set out to keep your pup hydrated on those warmer days. A concrete path loops around the most scenic parts of the park and ensures an enjoyable experience. To the north is Stonegate Scenic Easement, a stretch of lush land with a river and a pond full of waterfowl. Take a walk along the river and appreciate the picturesque views of this park.