Dog walking in Springfield

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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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Demetrius GSpringfield, VA

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Hi, I'm Demetrius! What can I say, I LOVE DOGS...I mean I love all animals but dogs are just the top! I've had dogs my entire life, from little fluffy white dogs to muscle bound pit-bulls. My most recent, an English Bulldog named Hollywood, unfortunately passed after 11 amazing years and I'm without a pooch for the moment. I hope you allow me the pleasure of taking care of your important family member while you are at work or away and I will treat him or her as if they were my own!

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Miguel ASpringfield, VA

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I grew up with dogs. I currently have two little fur babies of my own whom I love to death. When I was in highschool I took care of the neighborhood pets for income. While in grad school in California I was employed by a petsitting program through our student union. I’ve been around animals all my life and I’m very familiar and confident in handling all sizes, temperaments, and breeds.

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Ellen PSpringfield, VA

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I love animals and especially dogs! I grew up with a beagle and have been walking dogs for neighbors and family friends since I was in middle school. I have also done pet sitting where I stayed at an owner's house and was completely responsible for their pet's care while they were away. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you and your dog are satisfied!

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John ESpringfield, VA

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I am a 35 year dog owner who enjoys interacting, playing and taking care of dogs. I am currently a semi-retired teacher who has taught mathematics for over 30 years. I thoroughly enjoy the outdoors and would love to help take care of your furry family member by providing the exercise and interaction they need. I live with my wife and dog Marlee and have two grown daughters living in the area.

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Christin SSpringfield, VA

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Hi, my name is Christin! I am an animal lover, with an extra soft spot for dogs of every size and breed. I own a Jack Russell Terrier mix, who has kept me on my toes for the past 10 years. I am always happy to meet a new furry friend!

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Christopher SSpringfield, VA

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Whether it's a walk around the neighborhood or taking a trip to the dog park, I'm always looking forward to my walks. I have experience with walking 50 different breeds of all sizes, and it's a pleasure meeting new pups. The more the merrier. The time I get to spend with a dog, young or not so young, small or not so small, makes the day that much better.

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Meg KSpringfield, VA

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“A caring & experienced walker your pup will love!”

Hi there, I'm Meg! I have over 15 years experience in the pet care field- as a dog walker and pet sitter, as well as a vet-tech assistant in an animal hospital. I have tons of experience with all aspects of dog walking & pet care. As well as with all ages, breeds and temperaments- from babies to seniors, anxiety riddled and shy to bouncing off the walls! I genuinely enjoy spending time with dogs (and all animals!) and would love to walk your furry family members!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Theresa TSpringfield, VA

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Hello I'M Theresa ,I am a dog owner and a animal lover. I always have been. I currently am a dog mom of 5 spoiled rotten fur babies. I have always had a dog in my life even as a child growing up. I have boarded,pet sat,taken care of animals most of my life for family ,friends ,friends of family ,friends of friends you get the fist. I love animals always have and they love me, but I must admit dogs are my favorite

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Skylar SSpringfield, VA

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“Career Handler - Accommodating Professional Care”

I walk, sit, train, and exercise dogs for a living and I’m so thankful to support myself doing what I love. I’m great with high energy dogs, dogs that are stubborn, pullers, snappers, escape artists, dogs with dominance issues, addressing triggers, handling multiple dogs at once, senior/special needs, and any other scenario concerning safety. I’m attentive, patient, responsive, protective, and gentle, and will provide the perfect experience no matter your dog’s size, breed, or temperament.

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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, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Elizabeth VSpringfield, VA

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Hello, I am Elizabeth, I have 2 beautiful German shepherds, Max and Terry. I grow up with pets and they give me experience to deal with very active dogs.

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Dog Walking in Springfield

Situated about 15 miles from Washington, DC, Springfield is an excellent suburban option for puppy parents. This unique community offers many family and Fido-friendly activities. The Hidden Pond Nature Center features 25 acres of woodland with quiet trails, streams, and a beautiful pond. When visiting the area with your pooch, you can walk the 2,000-foot trail and bridge that connects Hidden Pond with Pohick Stream Valley Park. The nature center features exhibits for the children, and a play area where you and your pup can rest after a day of hiking with the family.

Veterinarian clinics located in the area are ready and willing to help keep your pup healthy and happy. Springfield Animal Hospital offers a variety of services including pet health certificates if you and Fido will be traveling out of the country or throughout the United States. If your pup needs a little pampering, check out Felix and Oscar Pet store. This friendly family-owned business features a variety of pet supplies including toys, leashes, and specialty dog food. Whenever you visit, the employees can make recommendations to meet your pups specialized needs.

When visiting metropolitan areas with your pooch, it can sometimes be hard to find a great place to lay your head. Motel 6 Washington DC SW Springfield accommodates pets of any size for no additional fee. You can also check out Extended Stay America where two pets of any size can stay for an extra fee. If you and Fido need a delicious meal, head over to Sandwich Republic where you can enjoy vegetarian sandwiches, braised short ribs, or Tandoori at one of the pup-friendly outdoor tables.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Springfield

Belmead-South Run Crossing

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
760 per sq. mi.

Belmead-South Run Crossing

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Convenient and safe, the Belmead-South Run Crossing neighborhood is a great area for dog lovers and families. Walking Fido is not a chore when you can take him to the South Run Dog Park where pups can run and play off-leash in a large fenced area. Although the space is not divided for large and small dogs, most pups will play nicely, and the agility equipment should help Fido work off his excess energy. You will need to bring your own water bowls, but there is water near the park to fill up bottles. 

West Springfield

36
Population Density
4,739 per sq. mi.

West Springfield

36

Living in the West Springfield neighborhood offers puppy parents an opportunity to socialize with friends and their canine companions. When your pooch is ready for his daily walk, head over to Cardinal Forest Park. You can stroll along the trail with Fido on his leash and let him sniff the plants and explore nature. There is a playground for the children and benches when you and your pup need to relax. Dinner time is convenient if you head over to Austin Grill where seven dog-friendly tables are available. Here, you and Fido can enjoy a menu of Tex Mex classics.

Hanover Ave/ Bath St

24
Population Density
9,726 per sq. mi.

Hanover Ave/ Bath St

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Visiting Brookfield Park in this neighborhood is perfect when Fido needs some exercise and time in the great outdoors. The park is conveniently located in the center of town, and offers a great place to walk your pup and enjoy nature. A pavilion is available for a quick picnic lunch, and your pup can roam around the pond having a snifftastic time. The playground is great for the children, and you and your pooch can relax in the shade. Paisano’s Pizza is a wonderful pet-friendly restaurant where you and the family can savor specialty pizzas or a variety of Italian cuisine. 

North Springfield

12
Population Density
1,732 per sq. mi.

North Springfield

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The North Springfield neighborhood features amazing trails at Lake Accotink Park. When you bring Fido and the family, you can enjoy walking along the four-mile-long natural surfaced path, which is part of the Rais-to-Trails Conservancy. Other amenities at the park include fishing and canoeing, and picnic shelters when you and your pup need some shade and a snack. When it’s time for lunch or dinner, head over to The Swiss Bakery for some yummy pastries at the outdoor tables,or Kilroy’s Pub and Restaurant where you and Fido can enjoy a drink and meal on the patio. 

Monticello Woods

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Population Density
1,907 per sq. mi.

Monticello Woods

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Situated in the Monticello Woods neighborhood, pup parents are frequently found walking Fido along the trails of Franconia Park. The area features soccer and baseball fields, and is a great place to take your pup for walk while the children play. If your pooch gets bored with this park, take a walk over to Monticello Park where your pup can spend some time off-leash- just note that the area is not fenced. You will need to keep an eye on your pup and bring your own water bottles and doggie waste bags. Dinner time allows families to enjoy a meal with Fido at Paradiso Ristorante, which features outdoor tables and water bowls for thirsty pups.