Dog walking in Ferndale

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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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Christianna PFerndale, WA 98248

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“Now in Lake City and surrounding areas!”

I love dogs! I always have, ever since I was little. I've done pet walking and sitting for friends and family, as well as working in a Doggy Daycare/boarding facility, accepting dogs of all sizes, breeds and temperaments. I would love to become your pups second best friend (next to you, of course) and I can't wait to meet them!

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

Carol KFerndale, WA 98248

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Hi, I'm Carol. I've been involved in the "dog fancy" since I was a young child. Having been raised with a myriad of dogs and cats, you could say my life has Gone to the Dogs! I have been a veterinary assistant, dog walker, as well as having worked in several kennels and doggie day care centers.

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PJ HFerndale, WA 98248

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Hello! I'm PJ and I'm a current college student at WWU. I was raised around animals and had a dog from the time she was a puppy to when she grew old. I have been a dog sitter and walker for a number of people in the past and love spending time with dogs!

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

Jason BFerndale, WA 98248

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Hi my name is Jay. I live in Everson Wa. I have been walking and sitting dogs ever since i was young. I have a great love for dogs and they seem to have a great love for me as well. I'm a dog caregiver, breeder and owner. I have experience with dogs of all sizes, i've also been a breeder for over 15 years (AKC). I love meeting new dogs, and to see there happy faces and wagging tails. I will give the upmost care to your dog & home. I cant wait to meet your dog

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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

Hannah CFerndale, WA 98248

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Hi! My name is Hannah and I just moved to Bellingham from Glacier! I independently walked 4 dogs on a recurring basis in Seattle and would often pet sit for them as well. I grew up with a wheaten terrier, a husky, and a German Shepherd and miss them and am excited to own my own dog in the future. I have a reliable car, a flexible schedule and would love the opportunity to get to know your dog!

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Ellen CFerndale, WA 98248

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Hi there! With over 3 years of dog walking experience, I am a very careful and patient person and will always treat your pet well and cater to their needs. I have owned pets my whole life: dogs, cats, birds, fish, rabbits you name it. You can always have peace of mind when your pet is under my care. I look forward to working with your fur babies!

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Ashleigh CFerndale, WA 98248

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Hey there, my name is Ashleigh and thanks for considering me as your dog's walking companion! I am a college graduate who is absolutely in love with dogs of all ages and sizes. I am a frequently requested dog sitter and have owned three lovely dogs of my own! In my experience as a dogsitter, I have been trusted with walking, feeding, and properly giving pet's their medicine. My love for dogs stretches back to childhood when my need to take care of every stray that passed through our rural neighborhood had my parents telling their friends that I would be running a shelter one day. I truly believe dogs are a gift to us all and I look forward to meeting and walking your pup soon! :)

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Tara BFerndale, WA 98248

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Hi there! My name is Tara and I walk in the Bellingham and Ferndale areas. I was born here and recently moved back after living in LA for 5 years. I have grown up with and owned dogs my entire life, including multiple labs, a Tibetan spaniel, Shih-tzus, and a Jack Russell. I currently have a 2 year old golden retriever and a 4 month old yellow lab, as well as 3 cats :) Animals are where I find my serenity, and combined with exercise it’s my favorite thing to do. I have trained my current dogs, past dogs, and multiple others. I am comfortable walking multiple dogs at a time, no matter the size. I am also Pet CPR/First Aid certified. I understand that all dogs are different in many ways, and I hope to have the chance to be your next walker and get to know your pups!

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Auri CFerndale, WA 98248

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“I love them all; big, small, old, and energized!”

Hi, I'm Auri and I recently moved to the Bellingham area after living all over Washington state and Alaska. I grew up with a black lab always in the house, and miss our current lab, Zeppelin, dearly while away from my hometown, Juneau, Alaska. Fortunately, I currently live in a house with an Australian Shepherd so I still have a furry companion around when I need one. I have loved my time working for Wag! and walking all types of dogs.

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Lela GFerndale, WA 98248

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Hello! My name's Lela and there has not been a moment in my life where I have not lived with a dog. I grew up with my childhood Britney Spaniel Pete and when he passed we adopted Mischa and Skyler from shelters. I have been walking with dogs all of my life and have loved every minute of it. I've worked at Maser's Grooming and Pet Boutique and at Everett Animal shelter where I socialized animals. I am experienced and love all sizes and temperments and hope to be able to bond and walk with your furry family member!

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Dog Walking in Ferndale

The city of Ferndale is as pleasant as its name. A blend of history and modern culture, this small community has something for everyone. Ferndale’s character extends well beyond the early settlers’ cabins dispersed throughout town. Its historic downtown is a vibrant hotspot of hip restaurants, art galleries, fashion and lifestyle retail stores, trendy loft apartments and seasonal festivals.

Ferndale embraces pets and their people, too! You and Fido can experience some of the town’s unique places together, like the Hovander Homestead Park. This 350-acre park showcases the area’s origins with tours of award-winning gardens and a pioneer homestead complete with real-live farm animals and historic buildings. Take a stroll on the 1.4-mile Tennant Lake Marsh Boardwalk and enjoy the views of majestic Mount Baker. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the park, except in buildings and a few other signed areas. Be sure to clean up after your pet to keep the park clean and open to dogs.

For a special treat you can only find in this part of Northwest Washington, visit the Edaleen Dairy ice cream shop in Ferndale. Your leashed pup can join you in the outdoor seating area as you enjoy a scoop (or two!) of homemade ice cream. From peanut butter to blueberry cheesecake, Edaleen Dairy has a flavor for everyone!

Need a veterinarian? Whether it’s a yearly check-up or something more urgent, one of Ferndale’s four veterinarian clinics is available to care for your furry friend.

No matter how you choose to spend your time with Fido in Ferndale, you’re sure to feel welcome!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Ferndale

Ferndale City Center

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Population Density
949 per sq. mi.

Ferndale City Center

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Explore Ferndale’s City Center neighborhood to get a feel for what the town is all about! Take Fido for a walk downtown to see the beautiful murals painted on buildings, or check out the area’s beautiful parks. Nestled next to the Nooksack River, VanderYacht Park offers an unfenced off-leash area. These zones are signed throughout the park, but be sure your dog obeys voice commands before unclipping the leash. There are doggie cleanup bag dispensers dispersed throughout the park. VanderYacht Park has wide open grassy areas, a disc golf course, picnic areas, mature trees, a playground and walking paths. The neighborhood’s Pioneer Park is another great spot to explore with your leashed pup. Enjoy a picnic in the shade of one of the mature trees and tables nestled among a collection of original pioneer cabins. There’s also a huge playground for kiddos. There are lots of other parks in the City Center neighborhood where leashed dogs are welcome, including Flair Park, Oxford Park, Horizon View Park, Cedar Creek Park and Vista Ridge Park.

Lake Terrell

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Population Density
121 per sq. mi.

Lake Terrell

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Looking for some quality outdoor time with Fido? Head to Ferndale’s Lake Terrell neighborhood. There, you’ll find the Lake Terrell State Game Refuge. You’ll love walking with your pup around beautiful Lake Terrell. Enjoy beautiful mountain views, wildflowers and grassy meadows in the summer, and a bird’s eye view of the lake from the pier. Speaking of birds, keep an eye out for waterfowl, birds of prey and songbirds. You may even run into some deer during your visit. Bird watching, hiking, boating, hunting and fishing are pawpular activities in the area. The calm waters of Lake Terrell make it a great place for non-motorized boats like kayaks and canoes. Late summer though fall, dogs are allowed off-leash throughout the park during the day. There is a small parking fee, and you’ll want to pack your own doggie waste cleanup bags.

Cordata

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Population Density
554 per sq. mi.

Cordata

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Get ready for a tail-waggin’ good time in Bellingham’s Cordata neighborhood, just eight miles from Ferndale. You and your leashed pooch will love getting some exercise in the neighborhood’s Cordata Park. With plenty of open space and walking trails, Cordata Park is a great place for jogging, biking and walking with your dog. The park has a network of gravel walking paths totaling five miles. There’s lots of shade on the trail too, so even on warm days, this is a pleasant place to be active. There’s also a stream that intersects with the trail on the north end of the park. There are benches and picnic tables so you can revel in some well-deserved rest after you and Fido have explored the park. Pack a water bottle and some doggie cleanup baggies.

Birch Bay/ Custer

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Population Density
323 per sq. mi.

Birch Bay/ Custer

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If you and your pooch are in search of some tranquility, visit the Birch Bay/ Custer neighborhood in Custer, just nine miles northeast of Ferndale. The neighborhood’s 23-acre Jensen Family Forest Park is a pawsitively beautiful and secluded piece of land with a forest of huge trees and open fields. There is a loop trail that meanders through the park that is a little less than a mile long. You’ll find a picnic area in a meadow along the trail on the south side of the park. The Jensen Family Forest Park is especially beautiful in the fall, when some of the trees are changing color. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the park. You’ll want to bring your own cleanup baggies and drinking water.

Birchmont/ Salish Breeze

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278 per sq. mi.

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Enjoy a day by the sea with your pup in the Birchmont/ Salish Breeze neighborhood in Blaine. Only 11 miles from Ferndale, you and your dog will love exploring the neighborhood’s Birch Bay State Park on the Pacific Ocean. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the park except at the swimming beaches. There are plenty of other scenic spots to watch the waves as you look across the border to Canada with Fido by your side. There are all sorts of recreational opportunities at the park – canoeing, windsurfing, sailing and hiking are very pawpular. Check out the short but scenic Terrell Marsh Trail with your leashed pooch. Birch Bay State Park also has picnic areas, restrooms, campsites and day-use areas. It’s a good idea to pack your own cleanup baggies.