Dog walking in Fairfax Station

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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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Brendan VFairfax Station, VA

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“I can take your dog to the dog park!”

Hi, I'm Brendan! I grew up in Arlington with a yorkie terrier named Max. I started dog walking and sitting for my neighbors at 16 and loved it ever since! I have experience with dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages. I would love to keep your pet healthy, fit and above all, happy! I will treat your dog with love and care and make sure your Wag! experience is as positive as possible!

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

Elizabeth VFairfax Station, 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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Antje HFairfax Station, 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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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

Francesca MFairfax Station, VA

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“Must Love Dogs”

Hello there! I am a dog owner and lover who has been professionally walking dogs for the past 5 years. I have worked with pups to seasoned dogs, and teacup breeds to Rottweilers. I look forward to meeting you and providing a fun adventure for your furry friend while you are away!

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Nick NFairfax Station, VA

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My name is Nick and I currently own a German Shepherd that I have hiked with for many miles in all kinds of weather. Bruno and I are a certified therapy team through Cornell Companions. We have taken classes from puppy up to K9 good citizen and were certified for the national temperament test. I love dogs, photography and cooking. I try to keep the concerns of Wag, pets and their owners my priority.

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Meg KFairfax Station, 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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Aliyah BFairfax Station, VA

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I am an animal fanatic currently studying veterinary science in college. I have experience with my own dog and too the dogs of family members, who I care for in a very loving manner. Dogs are amazing creatures, and interaction with them on walks will not only appeal to my zeal, but also help me further expand my knowledge on behavior. Your dog is sure to be happy around me! ¡Soy de Panamá y hablo español!

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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

Thomas RFairfax Station, VA

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Hi, my name is TJ and I am currently a resident of Fairfax, VA looking to walk in the surrounding areas. I have grown up walking dogs all my life ranging from small chihuahuas to large German shepherds. I look forward to walking your dog!

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Manuel RFairfax Station, VA

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Hi! I am Manuel, I am an animal lover, I grew up with a family and animals like dogs, cats, parrots, small turtles and different kind of birds. I had a beautiful Labrador girl named Rania, I taught her to be a smart dog with great discipline and filled of love. I used to walk with my dogs and to babysitting my friends’ dogs as well when they needed some company while their owners work or are away for vacations. A sweet fact about me, I have three turtles currently.

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Ryan BFairfax Station, VA

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My name is Ryan Brown and I am currently attending North Carolina A&T University. I have owned pets all my life and had special love for dogs because of their vastly different personalities. I have experience dealing with small dogs, large dogs, loud dogs, quiet dogs, all types of breeds. I'm very active myself and have your dogs best interest in mind.

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Dog Walking in Fairfax Station

Fairfax Station is 22 miles from Washington D.C. in the state of Virginia. The town is a pretty cozy community and has been expanding throughout the years thanks to the lower cost of living and the beautiful scenery and township that makes up the area. This also makes it much easier and pleasant to raise a dog in the town, and is made even better thanks to the dozens of acres of dog-friendly parks and three veterinarians ready to cater to your pup!

The gem of the town for dog lovers is the South Run Dog Park on the eastern edge of town. This park has a mixed terrain of sand, dirt and grassy patches, with over 3 acres of open land to run around in. There is a double-gated entrance, agility equipment for dogs to play on, and free water bowls and dog toys. Dogs can run freely off-leash from the hours of 9 AM to 10 PM, with nighttime lights and additional features like water, clean-up stations, benches, and trash bins.

If your pup doesn't mind being on a leash and needs more places to explore, walk on over to Burke Lake Park. This massive park spreads over 888 acres, with a large lake, forested trails, picnic areas, ballfields, a pavilion, and restrooms. Dogs can explore the trails which expand over 9 miles throughout the park, or play in the open fields. There are also clean-up bags, water fountains, and benches.

It doesn't matter if you're looking for a scenic area to explore, a free space for Fido, or a walk downtown, Fairfax Station will be sure to accommodate you and your pup!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Fairfax Station

Hampton

48
Population Density
579 per sq. mi.

Hampton

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On the southern edge of the city is the neighborhood of Hampton, a quiet and residential community. The neighborhood is outlined by the Occoquan Reservoir and provides lots of green space along the water for dogs and humans to enjoy. The Sandy Run Regional Park features over 200 acres of forests, open spaces and 2,000 meters of waterfront. Six different dog-friendly trails span throughout the park, including paved, dirt, and nature trails. There's also camping sites, fishing and boating spots, restrooms, and open areas that dogs can enjoy and run around in. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times with access to water fountains, clean-up stations, and benches.

Fairwood Acres

36
Population Density
678 per sq. mi.

Fairwood Acres

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The Fairwood Acres neighborhood is in the central part of the city, with lots of wooded areas and streets lined with residential homes. The Poburn Woods Park is dog-friendly and provides dog-walkers with quiet places to go for a walk, featuring serene wilderness with privacy, shade, and open trails. The park connects to the Sandy Run Stream Valley Park, a different area that offers lots of wilderness terrain and fishing spots along the Randy Run creek that cuts through the park. Both parks are pretty rural and offer few amenities, so don't forget to stock up on water and clean-up bags beforehand!

Belmead

24
Population Density
3,671 per sq. mi.

Belmead

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Belmead is the eastern neighborhood of Fairfax Station, and one of the largest neighborhoods in town, with the largest population too. With so many people, residents and pups head to the South Run Park, a large park that's separate from the dog park in town, with open space, ballfields, and concrete walkways. Leashed pups are welcome at the park, and can find amenities like water fountains, clean-up stations, benches, and nighttime lights. A less traveled park is the Recreation Lake Park, a quiet wooded area next to Lake Mercer, with dirt and nature trails with spots for fishing, boating, and swimming for you and your dog. The area is undeveloped though, so remember to bring clean-up bags and water for Fido.

Springwood

12
Population Density
3,075 per sq. mi.

Springwood

12

Springwood is a quaint and cozy little neighborhood in the town of Woodbridge, 1.2 miles south of Fairfax Station. The neighborhood is popular with outside guests thanks to the Lake Ridge Park and Marina. The park and marina are dog-friendly, with walking trails, nature paths, grilling stations, and boat rentals for dogs 40 pounds and under. Dogs must remain on a leash at the park and can explore, swim, or just take a quiet walk in the woods with their owners. Additional amenities in the park include water fountains, clean-up stations, covered benches, trash bins, and nighttime lights. The park's hours are from sunrise to sunset, with the marina only being open on the weekends.

Lorton Town Center

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Population Density
3,773 per sq. mi.

Lorton Town Center

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Head 7 miles south of Fairfax Station to the city of Lorton for a visit to the Mill River Park, a scenic park that's less than two years old, right next to the Occoquan River. The small park has a looping trail that goes around the park, with green space for running around. Dogs must remain on a leash inside the park, and can enjoy water fountains, benches, and trash bins. Down the street is The Blue Arbor Cafe, a dog-friendly venue that offers sweet treats and baked goods, with a dog-friendly patio and free water bowls for dogs.