Dog walking in Sterling

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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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John ESterling, VA

4.9

(1915)

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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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Louis SSterling, VA

4.9

(1904)

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Hello, I'm Louis! I grew up in Maryland with a beagle named Milo and currently have a Shiba Inu named Thor. I started dog walking for my neighbors since i was 14 yrs old and I've enjoyed it ever since. I enjoy meeting new dogs and getting to know them, as I know that every dog is different. I will make sure to provide you with the best Wag! experience possible and make sure your dog is loved and taken care for.

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Skylar SSterling, VA

4.9

(1434)

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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 VSterling, VA

4.9

(1039)

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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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Fei XSterling, VA

4.9

(1270)

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Hi I am Fei! I have experience in walking dogs, and I know how to handle dogs with high energy and aggressive behaviors. I have been pet sitting and walking professionally for a few months now. I also have experience taking care of cats, birds, and rabbits. I always love animals. I can't wait to meet you!

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Don MSterling, VA

4.9

(1096)

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Hi, I’m Don the Dog Walker. I was a full-time walker in Brooklyn NY for 7 years. Now I’m ready to bring that same level of reliability and professionalism to the DMV. I have taken care of all sizes and breeds of dogs, from 150 lb mastiffs to miniature dachshunds. I’m ready to give your pet my full and loving attention. Thanks for choosing me!

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Wendy BSterling, VA

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(1082)

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Hi! My name is Wendy. I love dogs, but who among us doesn't, right?! I have experience with dogs from a wide range breeds, sizes, and temperaments. After growing up with dogs on our farm, I volunteered at animal shelters, worked at a pet store for two years, and completed a certified dog training program. I currently have two fur-babies of my own, Steve and Gizmo. I am looking forward to taking care of your pups like they were my own, whether it be for a walk or while you're out of town for vacation.

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Debra KSterling, VA

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(1114)

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“We’ll Keep Their Tails Waggin”

I am a high energy individual who loves animals. I enjoy walking, nature, and spending time with tail waggers..Previously attended a 12 week dog obedience training program. Dog Sense covered obedience commands, good manners and problem behaviors. I have owned pets in the past which provided experience with basic handling and training I live in a single family home with a large fenced in back yard in the suburbs. I would appreciate the opportunity to hang-out with your fur baby! Thank you.

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

Rose RSterling, VA

4.8

(1360)

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Hi, I'm Rose. I have been a dog walker/sitter for the past 9 years. I love all dogs and enjoy walking and playing with them. I am available for walks in Reston, Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn. Look forward to meeting your furry pet kid.

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Bruno CSterling, VA

4.8

(1060)

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Hi guys! My name is Bruno, I am a Brazilian national and have recently moved to DC. I grew up in Brasilia, Brazil’s capital, in a small farm with a lot of animals, including dogs of course! At our ne point I used to have 14 dogs at the same time! From my own dogs, 3 Brazilian Mastiffs, newborn puppies and rescued ones. After I got married in 2006 I had to leave them at my grandmas farm and am filling up my “dogs needs” with dog walking and sitting from time to time.

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Dog Walking in Sterling

About 35 minutes northwest of Washington, DC, Sterling is a census-designated place in northern Virginia, situated near the Maryland border. Visitors with canine companions can travel around Sterling without any worries, for there are seven animal hospitals serving the needs of the community's critters.

Spanning 47 acres, the Potomack Lakes Sportsplex serves as a hub for active recreation, with multiple softball and soccer fields. Next to the fields is a large park containing a children's playground, pavilion, and picnic areas—pawfect for hanging out and enjoying a beautiful day with your pupper. If you and Fido are up for a lengthier walk, hit the mile-long hiking trail that will lead you both into a wooded area.

Need to spend a few days in town with your best friend in tow? Sterling is home to some pet-friendly hotels, including the Hampton Inn on McClellan Way. This non-smoking establishment welcomes two pets up to 50 pounds for no additional fees, so go ahead and make yourselves at home! As a guest, you'll have access to free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and an airport shuttle service. Be sure to contact the hotel beforehand to book your Fido-friendly room and avoid unwanted surprises at check-in!

Get ready for a pawsome adventure with your pooch in Sterling!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Sterling

Sterling Park

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Population Density
1,915 per sq. mi.

Sterling Park

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The Claude Moore Park is a unique, 350-acre site that combines natural habitats, active recreation facilities, historic areas, and educational opportunities in a single location. There are 11 miles of trails that meander through woodlands, meadows, wetlands, and ponds for you and your adventurous pup to tackle. Since various wildlife call the park's habitats home, you might encounter ducks, deer, and other animals along the way. Other features of the Claude Moore Park include a visitor center, sports complex, picnic pavilions, and historic buildings. Visitors say it is best to drop by in the morning or late afternoon when there is always available parking.

DMV Sterling

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Population Density
2,282 per sq. mi.

DMV Sterling

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Let your pooch stretch their legs at the Dominion View Park on Stablehouse Drive! This minimally furnished, roadside park is equipped with a bench, small playground, and basketball court. While there is a spacious grassy lawn for Fido to sniff and stroll on, Dominion View also provides access to the Washington and Old Dominion Trail, which is ideal if you're looking for a more challenging activity. Also known as W&OD for short, this popular, multi-use trail stretches 45 miles from Shirlington to Purcellville, traveling through urban areas and the Virginia countryside. Doggos are welcome on the W&OD but must be kept on-leash and under control at all times.

Argonne

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Population Density
8,241 per sq. mi.

Argonne

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Tucked in an older neighborhood, the Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park features three kids' playgrounds, making it a popular destination among local families. While it is best-known for its play areas, this 5-acre park also contains a walking path, picnic pavilion, creek, and athletic courts. Benches are scattered around the site as well, giving visitors various spots to sit and relax. Note that shade at the Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park is limited, so early morning and late afternoon are probably the best times to stop by. Bring water to keep your pooch hydrated, as there are no drinking fountains on-site.


Rivercrest

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Population Density
3,925 per sq. mi.

Rivercrest

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Discover the great outdoors of northern Virginia with Fido at the Algonkian Regional Park! Explore this extensive site by following the many paved and hiking trails, most of which are flat and blazed. If your pooch isn't very athletic, there are several open spaces for dogs and kids, and shaded spots for picnics and relaxation. This 840-acre park also houses a large playground, 18-hole golf course, boat launch, water park, picnic shelters, and riverfront cottages. With so many things to do, it's easy to spend an entire day at the Algonkian Regional Park. Just remember to keep your pup leashed and clean up after them!

Fox Creek

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8,241 per sq. mi.

Fox Creek

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This neighborhood contains a few pet-friendly restaurants that let Fido tag along while you grab a bite to eat. One of these is Santini's New York Style Deli, a casual Italian eatery that serves pizza, subs, salads, and more. Here, you can share an outdoor table with your furry pal on their partially gated sidewalk cafe. If you feel like having Lebanese cuisine instead, stop by the Sahara Restaurant and Hookah Lounge for some falafel and kababs. Sahara offers a spacious alfresco dining area where you can enjoy your meal with your pup by your side. Santini's and Sahara are both located in the Clock Tower Shopping Center.