Dog walking in Hardy

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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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Kaitlyn CHardy, VA 24101

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I have always been a dog lover! I have a 6 year old miniature golden doodle named Daizey. I have been dog sitting since I was a teenager, with several repeat and regular clients.

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jessica BHardy, VA 24101

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Hello! I am 26 and have had dogs my whole life. I currently have a male Akita at my home. I know how important it is to take care of your dog, as they are family. With busy schedules it may be hard to do so, I can help with that! Let me be your walker!

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Shana MHardy, VA 24101

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Life-long dog owner/lover and I can't wait to meet your furry friends! I have always loved all animals and enjoy caring for them. I have experience with dogs of all ages and sizes. I grew up with 4 dogs and have been petsitting since I was 10 years old. I play soccer and am studying communications in college. I hope to own my own business some day.(dogs will be welcome of course) :)

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Puppy care

Sarah EHardy, VA 24101

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I am a recent college grad and new resident of Roanoke. I have been around dogs throughout my life and have volunteered at my local SPCA helping to walk and socialize dogs to be better suited for adoption. I love to be outdoors and often go running or walking at various parks and hiking trails. I am very flexible with my schedule and look forward to helping in anyway that I can.

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Paige SHardy, VA 24101

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“The best therapist has fur and four legs!”

Hello! I’m Paige and I’m currently a college student at VCU ARTS! When I’m not doing school work I’m usually hiking on trails or somewhere outside! I myself am a dog owner and I understand how important it is to make sure your best bud is fit and healthy. Just trying to make the community a happier place one walk at a time!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Nautica JHardy, VA 24101

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Hey, I’m Nautica and I love all animals, but I’ve always had an affinity for pups. I have a fur baby named Chestnut; he’s a miniature labradoodle. I’m great with all breeds and energy levels. I’ve been walking and dog sitting for family and friends for years. I’m currently working at a doggy daycare and I’m a couple months away from being a certified trainer. I can’t wait to meet your pup!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Caleb JHardy, VA 24101

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Hi, I'm Caleb and I recently moved to Seattle from the east coast! I've been around dogs my whole life and I love all dogs, big and small! I have cared for lots of dogs including ones with medical needs. While I'm enjoying Seattle so far, I miss my dogs Zoey (Black Lab) and Brady (Shih-Tzu) back in Virginia, and I'm looking to fill that void in my life!

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Sarah MHardy, VA 24101

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I am a dog lover who grew up with a sweet beagle named Taffy growing up. I have always loved animals and have been friends and families go to for dog sitting. I have been doing Wag & Rover for over and year and have sat and walked tons of different doggy’s! I'm excited to walk your fur baby and give them lots of love!

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Dog Walking in Hardy

Located just nine miles southeast of downtown Roanoke, the town of Hardy is a quiet, rural community. You and Fido will find several outdoor recreation opportunities within twenty miles of here. There's a veterinary clinic located just 6.3 miles to the north in Vinton.

Share a pawtastic outdoor adventure with your furry friend at Read Mountain Preserve, located about 11.3 miles northwest of here on Crumpacker Drive. This 243-acre facility features five miles of moderate to strenuous hiking trails. Climb to Buzzard's Rock and catch spectacular views of the valley. Remember to keep your pup on a leash and clean up his messes.

Plan a puppy playdate at Thrasher Park off Old Vinton Mill Road. There are green spaces and an off-leash dog run in this 23-acre facility. Let your pal romp with other canines while you relax at one of the tables. Bring waste bags to pick up any droppings.

Head west about 10.3 miles to Explore Park and go hiking or fishing with your four-footed friend. This 1,200-acre facility includes a disc golf course, river access, picnic areas, and 14 miles of trails. There is a minimal fee for a day pass to enjoy this expansive property. Keep your pooch on a leash and under control.

As a far southeastern suburb of Roanoke, Hardy is located near a variety of parks and recreational areas.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hardy

Hardy

48
Population Density
204 per sq. mi.

Hardy

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Hardy is a residential community with single-family homes on wooded lots. In this area, you're right by the Roanoke River as it feeds into Smith Lake. Whether you like to get on the water or go for a walk through the country with your furry pal, you can do it here. When you want to go fishing in Smith Lake with your canine companion, take your boat to Bay Roc Marina on Hardy Road. Cruise around the 20,600 acre lake while your four-footed friend relaxes in the bow. Make sure you keep your pup on a leash and clean up any messes when you're on land.

Mill Mountain

36
Population Density
1,362 per sq. mi.

Mill Mountain

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Mill Mountain in Roanoke is about 10.7 miles northwest of Hardy. You'll find a large recreational space and a development of private estates in this area. Visit the Roanoke Star and Discovery Center in Mill Mountain Park. Go hiking along the trails in the park. There are ten miles of trails that vary in length and difficulty in this 568 acre mountain facility. Climb to one of the overlooks with your special pal to get scenic views of the city. Dogs can join you in the park as long as they're on a leash. Bring water and waste bags for your trek.

Fallon

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Population Density
3,731 per sq. mi.

Fallon

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The neighborhood of Fallon in Roanoke includes residential streets and some commercial buildings. There are some nice blocks here where you and your furry pal can go for a stroll. If you're looking for a pawesome pathway to go for a walk or jog with your pooch, head to Fallon Park. This facility includes open space, a cyclocross course, picnic areas, and part of the Tinker Creek Greenway. Follow the paved pathway down the creek as it flows towards the Roanoke River. You can bring your special pal as long as you keep him on a leash. Make sure you have waste bags with you.

Southern Hills

12
Population Density
1,780 per sq. mi.

Southern Hills

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Located about 13.3 miles west of Hardy, the Southern Hills neighborhood in Roanoke is a mixed-zone community with some senior living facilities, a trailer park, apartments, single-family homes, and a shopping district. A pawtastic place to take your canine pal running or hiking in this area is Chestnut Ridge Trail. There's a parking area off Mill Mountain Parkway where you can connect to the pathway. Hike through the woods with your pup on the 5.4 mile mountain loop. Fido can accompany you as long as he's on a leash. Make sure to bring water and waste bags for your outing.

Eastgate

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Population Density
1,308 per sq. mi.

Eastgate

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The neighborhood around Eastgate is a residential area with single-family homes, a church, and some townhomes. Go for a stroll around the block with your fur baby. If you're looking for a place to play some catch or to work on obedience drills with Spot, check out East Gate Park. This facility has open green space, a playground, picnic facilities, and access to the Tinker Creek Greenway. Play frisbee on the lawn and enjoy an outdoor meal with your pooch here. Remember to keep your fur baby on a leash that's no longer than six feet. Bring water and waste bags with you.