Dog walking in Petersburg

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

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

Follow along

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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manuela gPetersburg, VA

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Hello! I am a 23 y/o certified veterinarian assistant through Animal Behavior College and am currently a full time worker at a vet hospital as that. I am also fear free certified meaning I know how to work with dogs/cats who are very anxious/stressed. I work with different kinds of breeds each and every day! I also know when something is an emergency and know if something may be wrong with your fur baby. I have had 3 years of experience with dogs & am able to handle them well.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jessica BPetersburg, VA

4.9

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Hi there! My name is Jessica and I love dogs no matter the size, breed or age. I am a rescue mom of three amazing dogs and have always had a love for taking care of animals as much as I can. I look forward to providing you with a piece of mind and the utmost in care for you and your four legged family member(s).

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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

Catherine JPetersburg, VA

4.9

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For 15 years I’ve raised, shown, trained and groomed several different breeds of dogs. I currently have a rescue dog. I am retired and I am anxious to continue my association with any and all dog breeds. I am currently on the Board of Directors for the Chesterfield County Police K9 Association.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jayda GPetersburg, VA

4.9

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“Working with animals is my passion.”

I have 3 dogs and a cat. I have a chihuahua, a pit bull, and an American bulldog and pitbull mix. I volunteered at an animal shelter. I worked at a kennel. Working with animals is something I want to do and I’m passionate about it.

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Hannah LPetersburg, VA

4.9

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I have been around all kinds of animals my entire life! I grew up with dogs, cats and horses. I normally let dogs go at their own pace but make sure we go a good distance. Happy to be around any age/breed/size!

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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

Kelsey BPetersburg, VA

4.9

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“Animal lover & advocate”

Hi! My name is Kelsey and I am a huge animal lover and advocate! I have taken care of many animals throughout my life; cats, dogs, fish, etc. I also volunteer at local humane societies and participate in fundraisers. I will love your dog like they are my own and treat them with the respect they deserve!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care, Fast walker

Ana APetersburg, VA

4.9

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“Because your Dog deserves the Best!”

My name is Ana, I love animals, I was born in Puerto Rico on a farm ,we used to have bunnies, sheep’s, horses, cats, dogs, chickens, etc!i had a cat and two labs , they got along very well! Every time I visit my friends they have dogs and cats and they always are the first ones to greet me! I would like to be the one to walk all the dogs I can and make a difference in the owners life and the dogs life!

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Elizabeth KPetersburg, VA

4.9

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“Walks with Elizabeth!”

My name is Elizabeth and I am an avid animal lover. I have 3 fur children of my own Lars (lab) Penny (Boston Terrier) Wyatt (Boston Terrier). They are my world! I have experience in administrating oral medications if your pet is on daily medications. I have been a pet owner all my life and working with animals is a passion for me. I can’t wait to meet your fur babies!

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

Jordan YPetersburg, VA

4.8

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I have a sweet border collie mix named lily she is very hyper and sweet. I have experience dog and cat sitting for up to a week and love to make sure a dog is happy while with me. I have about 6 years experience with walking dogs that aren’t mine from the ages of 2 months to 16 years old. I also have a 2 year old son and a 9 month old daughter that loves my sweet lily

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Ashtyn PPetersburg, VA

4.8

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“Big or small, one or three, I’ll walk your dog(s)!”

Hello! My name is Ashtyn. I have a golden retriever of my own (plus three cats!) who I frequently walk. I’ve also frequently taken care of my friends dogs, and have plenty of experience with Wag! I am comfortable with dogs of any size, breed, or temper :)

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Dog Walking in Petersburg

Petersburg is a beautiful and historic city in the heart of Virginia, and it is just over twenty miles south of Richmond on the Appomattox River. The natural woodlands and lakes that dot the landscape attract many nature enthusiasts to the city, and even more people visit every year to see the historic sites that played a key role in America’s Civil war. However, Petersburg has more than just these features to offer visitors, especially those traveling with a canine companion!

Petersburg is a city that cares about its dogs, and you can tell by the number of veterinary clinics it has. There are over ten in the city proper, and even more throughout the outskirts of town and the suburbs. You’ll also find ten Fido-friendly lodging options in the city, so you can be sure you’ll have accommodations that suit also your needs and preferences. And while you’re staying here, you’ll find so much to do. Petersburg has many small community parks that you can walk around with your dog, as well as nature trails, dog-friendly restaurants, historic civil war sites, and more!

Whatever your interests are, you are sure to find lots to do in the Petersburg area, and you and your dog will be glad you decided to visit this great city.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Petersburg

Kennelworth

48
Population Density
1,409 per sq. mi.

Kennelworth

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Kennelworth is a quaint suburban neighborhood bordered by Washington Street to the south and the Appomattox River to the north. It is a nice neighborhood to explore with a canine companion as there are many dog-friendly activities there. McKenzie Street Park makes for a pleasant walk through nature — the walking path will take you through the forest and past a small creek. There are also restaurants with dog-friendly outdoor tables nearby: Demolition Coffee is a great spot for a hot drink and a snack, and Ammo Brewery has an extensive list of craft beers on tap, as well as some great food!

Downtown Petersburg

36
Population Density
1,409 per sq. mi.

Downtown Petersburg

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Petersburg City Center offers a variety of choices to anyone looking for something to do with their furry friend. There are a number of parks in town where you can stretch your legs and get a breath of fresh Virginia air. Central Park on Sycamore Street is a nice spot for a stroll, and it is located right in the heart of town so you’ll have lots to do nearby. Another option is West End Park on Augusta Avenue; this is one of Petersburg’s larger parks. For a smaller, quieter park try Jefferson Street Park just south of Central Park. All of the parks require leashes.

Westbourne

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Population Density
1,409 per sq. mi.

Westbourne

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Westbourne is the home of one of Petersburg’s greatest places for dog owners, Lee Memorial Park. This is a fantastic location for anyone who wants to experience some of the natural beauty of Virginia, as the park spans over 330 acres, 312 of which are natural, undeveloped parkland. There are multiple walking trails that you can choose from, and the park has benches, restrooms, a lake, a wildflower sanctuary and more! The park closes at midnight and opens up at 6 am, so you have basically all day to explore. Just make sure your dog stays leashed while you’re there.

Northeast Petersburg

12
Population Density
1,409 per sq. mi.

Northeast Petersburg

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The east side of town is definitely an area you’ll want to visit if you are traveling through Petersburg with your dog. There are lots of things to do there, and you might want to start out at Petersburg National Battlefield. This historic location played an important role in the Civil War, and it is now a large park where you can spend some time outside with your canine companion! There are nearly twenty miles of beautiful, well-maintained nature trails that you can walk through, with lots of shade from the surrounding forest and small creeks and streams running alongside.

Berkeley Manor

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1,409 per sq. mi.

Berkeley Manor

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The area south of Petersburg is known for its natural beauty. There are forests with small ponds and lakes scattered throughout providing a habitat for many different types of flora and fauna, which is why so many nature enthusiasts love to spend time in this part of the city! It is surely a location you’ll want to spend some time in, and a good place to start is Berkeley Manor Park. It is a modest-sized community park next to a large pond, and it makes for a nice short stroll. When you are done, you can head to Simona’s Pizzeria nearby, which has dog-friendly outdoor tables.