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“Not to brag, but I can make tails wag!”
This past year when I wasn’t working at a small pet store, I was walking dogs at an animal shelter where I used calm, assertive body language to establish trust quickly with new dogs and read their energies to make the walk a pleasant experience. Anyone who has worked with me can attest to my calm, but energetic personality and professional work ethic. I am very active and enjoy long hikes or jogs even in the erratic Wisconsin weather and that would be made even better with your dog by my side!
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Can run with dogs, Fast walker
“A walk a day keeps the vet away!”
Hello pet parents! I have worked at a dog daycare where I was responsible for 40+ dogs at a time. Some of my responsibilities included watching all of the dogs to make sure that all the dogs are safe and happy, making feeding schedules, administering medications, and checking the dogs over for injuries. I'm very comfortable walking dogs of all ages and sizes. Old dogs or dogs with special needs or medications are no problem either. I would love to take care of your pup!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hello! I am a recent college grad looking to make some extra money on the side to pay off loans. I have always loved animals so this seems like a perfect fit for me. Let me know if you want to know anything else! I have weekends and some fridays off.
Hi! My name is Alexis, I am a college student living in the area for the summer. I have grow up around dogs and love them very much, I even have a dog of my own back home! I have many years of experience walking dogs of my own as well as other people’s.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Dogs who pull
Hi pet parents! I can't wait to meet your furry family members. I have years of experience walking dogs, pet sitting and fostering dogs! I have been able to care for many breeds, large and small, young and old. I have a sweet little 8 year old beagle who I love dearly. I look forward to caring for your dog the same way I care for my own, the best way possible! Check out all my furry friends on Instagram @happypaws.14
Top Pet Caregiver
Socially Distanced Pet Care
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Hello, my name is Cassidy! I have always had a passion for animals and especially dogs, since I was little. I finally rescued my own dog 6 years ago from a shelter I was working at! His name is Oz and he is a Doberman/Shepherd mix. I just recently rescued a second doberman mix named Winnie! I have experience with many different dog breeds and sizes. So I am very comfortable in handling many different dogs! I am very excited to be a part of Wag and cannot wait to meet your furry friends!
Top Pet Caregiver
Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Appleton, Wisconsin is a city surrounded by plenty of bodies of water, wooded areas, and recreational parks. This makes it a great location to enjoy with Fido, Kitterina, or those famous family Ferrets, for the estimated 12,000 pet owners living here to enjoy with their pets. There is also plenty to do and see for those just passing through.
One of the best attractions in Appleton is their fantastic dog park. The Outagamie County Dog Park is a perfect place to let your dog blow off some steam. There are 17 acres total, divided into three separate sections. The first section is a large, open field for playing fetch or chase. The second is partially wooded and has walking trails to explore and sniff out. The last is a special area for the little breeds so that they can play safely.
Because Wisconsin gets pretty burly in the winter, there is a special dog park open only in the winter, so you can continue to let your dog exercise, no matter what the conditions are outside! It is just over four and a half acres; so plenty big enough for a good play day. The dog park also hosts regular events and meetings for people who attend the dog park.
If you are only passing through Appleton, Comfort Suites and La Quinta Inn and Suites, both offer comfy stays. They have clean, modern rooms and best of all, they are pet-friendly. They allow up to two pets to join you on your stay.
For meal time, you may have to drive a short distance if you want Fido to join you. Just 6 miles away are two lovely restaurants that welcome your furry friends. The Source Public House uses farm fresh ingredients and has a different menu occasionally based on what is available on local farms. Their regular menu consists of healthy choices and farm fresh meat entrees. Your well-behaved pet is allowed outside with you. The WeatherVane is another excellent choice. They offer delicious breakfast choices such as omelettes, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, and more. Once again, they allow your pet to join you on the terrace.
Appleton is a fantastic city to visit with your pet; there is plenty to do and see, and everyone will make you and your pet feel right at home.
When you are in the heart of Appleton, check out City Park with your canine companion. City Park is a beautiful destination with plenty to do for pets and their parents alike. Spend some time walking the trails, or pack a picnic and enjoy a tasty lunch in this little oasis. The park has plentiful parking, a picnic pavilion, restrooms and a drinking fountain. Need a caffeine fix to start your day? Stop by Acoco Coffee. Located on West College Avenue, this café welcomes dogs in their outdoor seating area. Just remember to keep your furry friend leashed at all times.
Travel northeast of downtown to the Little Chute neighborhood to check out Outagamie County Pet Exercise Area. Located off the South Park, this dog park is usually open from late April through December from 7 am until dusk. There is also a 4.7-acre winter park that gives dogs a place to run and play during the colder months. Cleanup bags are provided, and there are several trash cans scattered throughout the park. There is plenty of space for dogs to run off-leash, as well as trails to explore. A separate area for small dogs ensures that even the most petite pooches will have a great time when visiting Outagamie County Pet Exercise area.
If you are looking to grab a bite to eat or you’re passing through Appleton and need a place to stay with your four-legged travel buddy, visit the city’s Timber Rattler area. Located on the west side of the city, the Fox River Mall has two casual dining restaurants with Fido-friendly outdoor seating: Five Guys and World of Beers. If you need a place to sleep, Quality Inn, Residence Inn, Microtel Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites, La Quinta Inn, Motel 6, Red Roof Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Candlewood Suites are all close by and welcome travelers with pets.
This neighborhood in Kaukauna is located just eight miles east of Appleton and is home to an award-winning dog park. Kaukauna Dog Park received an award from the State of Wisconsin Recreation Association, and it’s a favorite among locals and out-of-towners alike. The 13-acre park features three separate areas. There’s a small dog area, a large dog area, and an area with a pond where dogs can take a refreshing dip. There is also a well-maintained trail that runs around the park’s perimeter. Kaukauna Dog Park is open daily year-round from dawn until 11 pm. It is well-lit after dark, and it is open to the public.
Approximately 26 miles northeast of Appleton lies the small city of Hobart. This single neighborhood community is home to the Brown County Dog Park, a spacious park that is open year-round from 8 am until sunset. The park is fenced for off-leash play and features separate sections for large dogs and small dogs. This wooded property is the perfect peaceful setting for a day of relaxation with your canine companion. Finding a place to park is easy, and the park has benches and tables where pet parents can sit and take in the action. Water and cleanup bags are available. Please note that you must purchase a pass prior to visiting Brown County Dog Park, and are available as annual or per-use passes.
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