Dog walking in Petersburg

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

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

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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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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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Jaileen SPetersburg, VA

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“Your pet is my priority!”

My job is to make your fur-baby as happy and as comfortable as possible! Whether you need someone to walk your furry friend on a regular basis, or just when your work schedule gets in the way. Even if you need someone to care for your pet overnight, I can provide a warm, inviting atmosphere for your dog with love and attention, as well as good, stimulating exercise outdoors! I am a full-time pet sitter/walker and fur-mom to a 5 year old Yorkie named, Zuse, and a 1 year old Shepherd mix.

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

Stephanie DPetersburg, VA

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“We could all use a Walking Partner!”

Hi I'm Steph! I'm new, but I'm a pet lover and dogs have always been a big part of my life. I'm working towards my degree, so having work where I can maintain a healthy lifestyle is ideal for me. Plus, days are just better around dogs! I've had 14 yrs of experience with my own dog as well as sitting for others. I can work with both shy and energetic temperaments. Young and elderly. I'm looking forward to learning about your pet's unique personality and can't wait to get to know your best friend!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training

Harry SPetersburg, VA

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Ever since Harry can remember, he has had an affection for dogs. In Harry’s free time, he enjoys golfing, reading, and petting dogs. He loves dogs of all shapes and sizes and will care for your dog like it’s his own.

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Jessica BPetersburg, VA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training

Heather CPetersburg, VA

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Hi my name is Heather! I've had dogs all of my life... Right now I have a 7 year old Shepard named Samson and he's my whole world! I've been volunteering at animal shelters for years and have fostered 3 dogs until they found their forever home! I cannot wait to get to know you and your pup!!

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Catherine JPetersburg, VA

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“Waiting to pamper your pet baby!!”

For 15 years I raised, showed, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Puppy training

Vanity RPetersburg, VA

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Is your dog the love of your life? Do they need to be treated like the sweet baby they are? Look no further. I like to consider myself a dog caterer. They’ll get the care they deserve.

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Jay DPetersburg, VA

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“Love has four paws”

My name is jay an I love all sorts of animals and how alike they are to us.i love Building a relationship with each of the pets I walk, getting to know their personalities, their funny habits and the way they are overjoyed to see me sometimes is the highlight of my day.I am a dog owner of 2 amazing full of personality dogs name rocky and lucky, They are my world so I take care of any other animals as if they were my own. I am grateful and blessed in getting paid on what I love to do

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Sandy PPetersburg, VA

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My name is Sandy and I live in Midlothian, Virginia. I love animals and exercising outdoors, all who know me know this. I have owned two dogs, each reaching 16+years. I have often kept many of my friends pets, loving and caring for them as my own. Dogs make me happy.

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Meredith PPetersburg, VA

4.8

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I am a lifelong dog owner with experience caring for a variety of breeds and ages. My goal is to make walks a fun and enriching experience for your dog. Working with dogs is my passion and I can't wait to meet your best friend!

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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

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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

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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

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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.