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Hi! I am Miranda, an alumni at Liberty University. I come from a family of dog-lovers. My first memories include my doggies. I currently have a black lab and Welsh Corgi. My husband and I currently care for a blind golden retriever. Dogs truly are a man's best friend. Dogs, all shapes, sizes, and personalities, deserve to be loved. Dogs are not only pets, they are family and I strive to treat your puppy-child with that mindset. It is an honor to be awarded with the opportunity to walk your dog!
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Can run with dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
I am energetic, fun, love animals and love being outdoors. Walking dogs is one of my favorite things to do and I would love to hang out with your pet! I have been caring for other people’s cats and dogs since I was 10 years old and love it! I also have had some pets as my own and they have been my best friends! I do not have any pets at the moment, so please let me care for yours for a little!
Hi! My name is Avi and I have been walking dogs since I was eight years old. I have also had experience with pet sitting a variety of dogs. I have an adoration for all dog breeds, little or big! My family and I have had three boston terriers and we now currently have a 1 1/2 year old boxer named Bella.
I have 2 dogs of my own. One we have reduced from a shelter and the other we saved from the streets since he was abused to a point where he was afraid of human contact. Both dogs are happy and are the sweetest pups you’ll ever meet. I also work at petco so I have a lot of experience taking care of animals and making sure that thet they are happy and comfortable.
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Hi! My name is Lindsey and I love working with dogs. I have a mini Aussie named Roscoe and have experience working in a dog boarding facility. I am happy to walk your dogs and provide any type of sitting service if possible.
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Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Hi Everyone!I am Jessica. I have always been an animal lover and I have been around dogs my whole life. I love to be outside and I look forward to making all kinds of new furry friends!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Hi there! My name is Brooke I am a dog lover. I love being able to help out other dog owners in anyway and would love to help you walk your loved one. I will follow any given instructions to do the best job and to keep your pet safe.
Hi! I’ve grown up with a golden retriever in my family ever since I was born! My current dog, Abbie is 10 years old and I’ve helped to take care of her ever since she was a pup! I also have experience caring for dogs that have stayed with my family over the years. I have loved all the dogs I’ve gotten to take care of so far through Wag! and I look forward to meeting your pup!
Hello my name is Hannah and I love dogs! I have 2 of my own that I love more then anything and have been dog sitting for friends and family for a long time. I have plenty of experience with all different breeds and ages as well. I can't wait to meet your dog!
Can run with dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care, Potty training, Puppy training
Bedford is an incorporated town located within Bedford County. It is the gateway to the pristine Blue Ridge Mountains in the north and many spectacular green spaces dotted through the area.
Liberty Lake Park is the perfect place to find your feet in Bedford and spend some time with your pup outdoors. There are three walking trails around the park, all easy and pleasant to traverse. There are also picnic shelters, a 1.8-acre fishing lake, ball fields and a skate park for the kids. It is a relaxed walk up into town from here as well, so take some time and check out this great place.
If you are up for a solid walk, take on Sharp Top Hike in the northern section of Bedford. This 3-mile trail is moderately difficult, but you will be rewarded with the most spectacular view from the top of the mountain, so take your camera! Your dog will love taking on this challenge with you, but keep him leashed for his protection. Start your trail walk at the Peaks of Otter Nature Centre and head out past an historical plaque, the day-use cabin, the Peaks of Otter Lodge and Abbott Lake to the North. For a little extra walk, take the extra 0.4-mile round trip to Buzzard’s Roost, where you will see beautiful views of the summit of Sharp Top.
There are two animal hospitals in town, so help is there should Fido need medical attention. Otherwise, you are both sure to have a great time here and enjoy many of the lovely outdoor activities on offer together!
Falling Creek Park in Bedford has over 10 miles of walking trails where you can bring your pup for a great walk through some beautiful woodland scenery. Trails vary in difficulty, from the easy Pond Loop or Creekside Trail, to the more advanced Ridge Loop or Slick Rock trails. Maps are available through Bedford Trails. In addition, there is a picnic area with grills, a playground, a series of fitness stations, disc golf and a skate park to keep the whole family happy. While dogs are permitted throughout the park, they must remain leashed and please pick up after your pet to keep the area clean for future visitors.
Otter Creek Campground and
Trail is in the far north of Bedford, 23 miles northeast of the town. There are
numerous trails to explore with your pet here that are part of the 369
miles of hiking trails along the picturesque Blue Ridge Parkway. You can stay a night or two in the
campground with your dog, so why not make a weekend of it? It is a lovely spot,
but rather remote and rugged, so pack and dress accordingly. The Otter
Creek Trail is one of the hikes here, taking you 3.5 miles from the campground
to the James River Visitor’s Centre. For a shorter walk, take the one-mile
Otter Lake Loop Trail or the 0.4-mile Trail of Trees that both extend from the
Visitor’s Centre. The 0.4-mile Canal Lock Trail is another pleasant, easy walk
that takes over a bridge to the old Battery Creek Lock.
An easy highway drive east of Bedford is Lynchburg; the place to go for a bite to eat with your pup by your side. There are five places in this area that allow pets at one of their outside tables, so you can enjoy a great meal with your four-legged friend relaxing by your feet.TGI Fridays serves up the classic menu of wings, burgers and fries, or go for a lighter meal and hot cup of perfect caffeine at The Muse Coffee Company, Millie’s Living Café or Westside Deli. Tropical Smoothie Café has a range of healthy, light but delicious options, including breakfast wraps and store-made sandwiches, as well as the café’s namesake – smoothies!
Blackwater Creek Dog Park in Lynchburg is a pup-tastic place to let your pet off the lead to really burn off some energy. There is a space for the big dogs and a separate space for the little tykes, so every pup can have fun and be safe while they play. Water fountains are provided for thirsty pups and there is some seating for you to relax while you supervise. Some waste bags are also available. Outside of the dog park, there is a paved trail system to explore and plenty of places to stop for a picnic with Fido, but he will need to go back on the lead here.
In the eastern section of nearby Roanoak, to the southwest of Bedford, you will find the pup-friendly Explore Park. This 1100-acre park is a lovely spot to come for a walk with your pet along some of their 14-miles of trails through forest and along the Roanoak River. There is a Visitor’s Centre on site as well as a seasonal gift shop to check out. Canoeing is permitted in the river and there are plenty of places to stop for a picnic. The Roanoak River Greenway Trail also passes through this area and is another pet-friendly walk to explore. Totalling 9.5 miles, this paved loop trail is easy to navigate and has many interesting things to see along the river and through the town of Roanoake as you pass through. Dogs must be kept leashed in both of these areas, and always clean up any mess your pup leaves.
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