Dog walking in Front Royal

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Flexible scheduling

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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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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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Andrea AFront Royal, VA 22630

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“Experienced dog walker and pet sitter!”

I’m a local Pet Caregiver in your area available to care for your family addition. I look forward to spoiling your furry loved one.

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Mel OFront Royal, VA 22630

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““I like animals more than people.””

Hello, I'm Mel I am very loving and compassionate about all animals. I treat your pets like they are mine. I enjoy spending time with them and make sure they are very well cared for and loved.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Garth SFront Royal, VA 22630

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I am a lifetime dog lover and and current Dog Walking professional in the Alexandria and Washington DC area. I have one year of experience in Dog Walking, and twenty-two years of experience as a Dog Owner. I am excellent with dogs of all types and sizes, and look forward to befriending yours!

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Rachel EFront Royal, VA 22630

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My name is Rachel, I am a college student studying to be a Nurse. I have owned pets all my life and am knowledgeable about the needs and behaviors of pets. I currently own three dogs that I’m obsessed with. We enjoy going to the park and the lake, hiking at Ijams Nature Center and the Smokies. I look forward to working with you and your dog.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training, Puppy training

Regina MFront Royal, VA 22630

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Hey there! My name is Regina. I fell in love with my previous job at a local lodging facility for pets and decided I would want to continue working with happy friends while I am doing school. I love spending time outside and absolutely love having a furry companion out on walks with me! I have had the pleasure of working with pets of all ages as well as others that require special attention to their needs. I am thoroughly excited to have the opportunity to meet so many more furry friends and their parents in the future!

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Cristy GFront Royal, VA 22630

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I am a recent college grad who just moved back to Pittsburgh AND loves dogs! I unfortunately did not have a dog of my own growing up, but I've been volunteering with an animal shelter for several years as a walker! I've also been a dogsitter for a family friend for several summers! I can't wait to meet your dogs!

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Mary CFront Royal, VA 22630

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Hi! My name is Mary Catherine, and I’m a twenty-four-year-old who just recently moved to Arlington. I currently work as the Lead Hostess at Tupelo Honey Cafe near Courthouse Metro (Come visit us!) I’ve always loved animals ever since I was a toddler. I grew up with a black lab that I so lovingly named Rainbow; we spent 14 wonderful years together. I will make sure to love and treat your pets as I did my own: with compassion, kindness, and a whole lot of fun!

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Danielle EFront Royal, VA 22630

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Hello there! My name is Danielle and I am a 25 year old living in Lakeview. I grew up in Austin, Texas with a Golden Retriever (Waldo), a Black Labrador (Abby) and a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel (Jackie). I love my dogs and would love to get to spend some time getting to know your dog! I am very active and enjoying walking, running, swimming, and yoga. I moved to Chicago 3 years ago to attend graduate school at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I recently obtained two master's degrees in Art History and Arts Administration and Policy. Previous jobs I have held include teaching assistant positions, lifeguarding for many years, and a number of roles at arts nonprofits.

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Rebecca RFront Royal, VA 22630

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Hello! My name is Rebecca! I’ve grown up with an Australian Cattle Dog named Ernie and used to dog sit for my neighbors quite often. I also volunteered at the animal shelter in Harrisonburg while I attended JMU. I now have my own pup named Ella. I got her at eight weeks old and have had her for a year and a half now. She is a 60 pound black lab with a ton of energy! Basically, I love dogs and I can’t wait to meet yours!

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Victoria WFront Royal, VA 22630

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Hi! My name is Victoria and I have grown up with many dogs in my life! Specifically pit bulls, labs, and poodles. I have a passion for medicine and currently am in graduate school to pursue my future as a physician assistant, but in my spare time I would love to walk your dog! I'm a sucker for the puppy eyes, but I have learned how to play, walk, and enjoy a dog's company through the dogs I have grown up with and my friends who are fortunate enough to have them! Currently in school, I am missing the presence of a furry animal in my life, and am looking forward to getting and giving joy and exercise to your happy pup!

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Dog Walking in Front Royal

Front Royal is a town of significant historical distinction. Within the town, 13 districts, buildings and properties have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. For some, greater significance lies in its proximity to the Shenandoah River and the Shenandoah National Park. It sits at the spot where the North and South Forks of the River come together, and it is the northern entry point into the national park.

Beginning in Front Royal, Skyline Drive is one of the most traveled routes in the state. Throughout its length from Front Royal to Waynesboro, the Drive provides access to dog-friendly trails and lookouts, like Compton Peak Trail at mile-marker 10.4. This is a trail that requires just a small amount of effort, as it ascends gradually for about 1 mile, then splits off to the east and west. The view from the western peak is spectacular and sightings of raptors here are common. The eastern trail descends to an obstructed view. The wildflowers, ferns and other plant growth are lovely, and Fido may sniff out some animals as well. A pawsome hike!

For almost whatever you plan to do and see while in Front Royal and its surrounding areas, you’ll find your fur-pup will be welcome to join you! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Front Royal

Front Royal Town Center

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,783 per sq. mi.

Front Royal Town Center

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The Town Center of Front Royal looks like a portrait of an antebellum village, with its Civil War-era homes and shops, and its quaint streets lined with hanging flower baskets, benches and museums and other historical sites that are not to be missed. Bowman Park, on Luray Ave, features benches for surveying the town with your best furry buddy, as well as picnic tables and a grassy lawn for strolling. The Town Center also hosts the Warren County Dog Park, a very large, fully fenced and grassy park, with many trees for shade. The park provides a separate section for small dogs as well. The emphasis here is on well-socialized pups who can play without undue aggression, so park rules prohibit toys and treats, and humans are expected to stand ready to intervene. Just pure doggy-play and exercise aplenty! Arf!

Buckton/ Bethel

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Population Density
158 per sq. mi.

Buckton/ Bethel

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This neighborhood of Front Royal is home to the eastern upper edge of pup-friendly Shenandoah National Park, including the north entrance. Views of mountains and the never-ending sky, waterfalls, trails and quiet surround you and your furry buddy here. The park features over 500 miles of hiking trails, most of which welcome Fido, but a few do not. Check at the entrance visitor centers to be sure it’s okay to bring him where you’re going. The park features almost 200,000 acres of backcountry wilderness camping, as well as 5 major drive-in and tenting campgrounds, and 3 lodges. All are dog-friendly and afford sightings of birds and mammals like bear and deer. A paradise for Fido! 

Apple Mountain Lake/ Shenandoah Farms

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Population Density
249 per sq. mi.

Apple Mountain Lake/ Shenandoah Farms

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The dog-friendly GR Thompson State Wildlife Management Area lies on the border and slightly within this neighborhood of Front Royal. This 4000-acre park is a rich botanical area with many species of wildflowers. It’s open to the public and their leashed pups for hiking, boating and wilderness camping. Hunting is allowed in the area, so be sure to stay aware of the timing of hunting season, and dress yourself and your fur-buddy in blaze orange when appropriate. A network of trails provides access to the flora and fauna, including hawks that live or migrate through the area, and parking is provided in 11 designated areas. Your fur-pup will love walking the trails and sniffing out the millions of smells that abound there. Woofderful!

Riverton Junction/ Warren Park

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Population Density
2,931 per sq. mi.

Riverton Junction/ Warren Park

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This neighborhood is home to the Burrell Brooks Jr. Community Park, a dog-friendly, family-oriented park with amenities to suit every member of the family, including Spot. For the human kiddies, there is a playground, for the older humans a sand volleyball court, lighted basketball court and horseshoe pit, and for everyone a dining shelter with tables and grill, and restrooms. Best of all for doggy pleasure is the trail that features fitness stations for the goal-minded among us, and the wide open green areas perfect for romping and playing.  If you and the family fancy a restaurant for your next meal, head over to Castiglia Italian Eatery, where you’ll find outdoor tables for lunch or dinner with your fur-pup. This is a casual restaurant that serves up classic Italian fare in addition to all the casual sandwiches, pizza and soups/salads. Bone appetit!

Delaplane

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Population Density
147 per sq. mi.

Delaplane

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Delaplane is a community just southeast of Front Royal, and it is home to the Barrel Oak Winery. There are many wineries and breweries that are considered dog-tolerant, even dog-friendly, because they allow dogs to join their humans at outside tables for snacks or meals. In this regard, Barrel Oak Winery is in a class by itself. The dog-friendliness extends from the décor to the menu art, to the resident Viszla on “staff”, to the fact that they allow dogs everywhere, even inside in the tasting room and on the wine patio.  They encourage people hiking with their pups to stop in, and they allow folks to bring picnic lunches to enjoy with their furry family members in the orchards under the grape arbors for a small fee. This is truly a pawrrific place to take your pooch!