Dog walking in Lynchburg

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Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Kaley SLynchburg, VA

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Hi! My name is Kaley, and I am a professional stage director working mostly in opera. I travel all around the country working with opera companies to bring their shows to life, and it is a really exciting job! However, I often have a strange schedule, and I thought becoming a dog walker would be an awesome way to fill any gaps! I am comfortable with all breeds and sizes of dogs and am an avid runner. I love being outside enjoying the sunshine. Can't wait to meet your furry best friend!

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Miranda MLynchburg, VA

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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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Lily TLynchburg, VA

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My name is Lily and I'm here on Wag! because obviously I love dogs and I love walking! I've had lots of experience caring for dogs, I even used to go on weekly runs with a corgi named Marta to help her lose weight (she lost 7 pounds and kept it off!) Whatever your dog needs, I'm confident I can provide. I also have wide availability, as I work remotely. I'd love to hang out with him/her/them. I look forward to meeting your canine!

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Dog Walking in Lynchburg

Lynchburg Dog Park is Lynchburg’s only off-leash dog park. This park has two separate areas – one for large dogs (heavier than 30 pounds) and one for small dogs. Small dogs are welcome to play in the large dogs’ area, but if any problems occur, they must return to the small dog area. Dogs must be at least four months old and have an up-to-date license on their collars to be allowed into the park. Lynchburg Dog Park is open every day during daylight hours.

Is Fido getting tired of the same old walking route? Consider changing things up a bit by exploring the James River Heritage Trail. The James River Heritage Trail is one of the 1,600 rail-trails created by the Rails-to-Trail Conservancy. You and your pup will see bikers, joggers, skaters, and other dog-walkers on this trail, so make sure your dog does well around strangers. Dogs must be on their leashes and cleaned up after.

Hiking James River Heritage Trail will definitely build up an appetite, so you and Fido should visit Abbey Road Pub and Restaurant afterwards. Enjoy seafood, steak, salads and more, and then wash it all down with your choice from over 100 types of beer from 80 countries. Canine companions can eat with their humans on the patio.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lynchburg

Commerce St

48
Population Density
1,545 per sq. mi.

Commerce St

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The Commerce Street neighborhood is home to the Riverfront Park located right on the James River, which boasts a large open field for romping and playing, and connects to Percival’s Island via the Riverwalk Trail. It also features boardwalks with views of wildlife and native plantings in the lowlands next to the river, along with benches and a fountain. The area close to the river is perfect for an easy, relaxed stroll with Fido on-leash. This n eighborhood also boasts restaurants that feature outdoor seating, so your furry companion can join in for a snack or meal. El Jefe Taqueria Garaje is in a repurposed garage with plenty of deck and patio space for our fur-buddies. It serves 85 tequilas, along with freshly-made tacos, and features views of Lynchburg’s Bluff Walk. An urban atmosphere and hand-tossed pizzas with gourmet toppings can be found at Waterstone Pizza. Located in the dog-friendly Craddock Terry Hotel, the restaurant provides easy access for you and the pup to Percival’s Island and the Blackwater Creek Trail for an after-meal stroll. Finally, the Simply Irresistible Bakery tempts with house-made treats, pastries, breakfast and lunch.

James River

37
Population Density
2,668 per sq. mi.

James River

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The large James River neighborhood is home to Riverside Park, which is comprised of 49 acres complete with numerous walking trails and many shade trees. It affords views of its wooded hillsides with the James River in the distance. It is especially distinguished by the Alpine Trail, the first dedicated hiking trail in Lynchburg. Leashed and controlled dogs are welcome throughout this lovely park. For chowhounds, both human and canine, the park provides picnic tables and grills. For a more formal meal, take your pup to The Corner at Rivermont, a restaurant with outdoor tables perfect for fur-babies, that serves classic Southern and creole fare.


Lynchburg College

24
Population Density
2,313 per sq. mi.

Lynchburg College

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The Lynchburg College neighborhood contains College Park, a shady park with 3 separate grills and picnic areas, and a basketball court for casual hoop-shooting. Leashed dogs are welcome under their humans’ control. A tributary of Blackwater Creek meanders through the center of the park, which provides a natural and refreshing touch to this tiny gem within the city. Lynchburg College also provides access to The Dell, the park-like grounds surrounded by College buildings, and the perfect spot for a game of frisbee or catch. Just down the street from the college is JoJo Pizza, which features a dog-friendly patio and gourmet pizza, along with sandwiches, wings and other tasty treats.


Garland Hill

12
Population Density
1,540 per sq. mi.

Garland Hill

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The Garland Hill neighborhood is home to the popular Hollins Mill Park, which welcomes leashed dogs to enjoy. Hollins Mill Park boasts a green open field with many shade trees, along with fishing access streamside at a tributary of Blackwater Creek, and stunning views of the historic Hollins Mill Dam and its old stonework. This park also features trail connections to the Blackwater Creek Bikeway, including the Point of Honor Trail section of the James River Heritage Trail System.  For a casual picnic with your Best Friend, spread a blanket under one of the many trees, or claim a picnic table and grill.


Boonesboro

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Population Density
653 per sq. mi.

Boonesboro

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The Lynchburg neighborhood of Boonesboro contains 9 businesses with over 1,400 employees.  In the center of this commercial district, inside the Lynchpin Industrial Park, is a green oasis called Ivy Creek Park. This park features the 6-acre Clemmons Lake, on which you and your pooch can paddle a kayak or canoe while looking out for geese, water snakes and other reptiles. You can fish with Fido at your side from the pier, and along the boardwalk over the lake and creek, or share a picnic lunch on the shore or under the picnic shelter. The park also boasts multi-use trails for some exercise after lunch, and provides plentiful spots for simply contemplating the peace of this bucolic setting.