Dog walking in Poynette

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Flexible scheduling

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Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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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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Beth SPoynette, WI 53955

5.0

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I have always owned a dog, I had a 16 year old rat terrier and now we have a 5 month old goldendoodle puppy. I have spent 10 years working at a vet clinic and 2 years as a manager at PetSmart. I just love dogs!!

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Wendi JPoynette, WI 53955

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I can’t wait to walk your dog, or even take your dog for a run! I have very flexible days and am always eager to go on a short or long walk. Whatever your dog needs!

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Can run with dogs, Fast walker

Christine KPoynette, WI 53955

4.9

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Professional and experienced care from a certified vet tech! I enjoy walking dogs of all breeds. I have done a lot of behavioral training and dog classes with my own pups and enjoy obedience training with positive reinforcement.

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Lynn HPoynette, WI 53955

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I have owned a dog/dogs for my entire life. Currently I have 2 rescue dogs who I have had since they were pups and they are both 13 years old. I enjoy going on walks/hikes to keep active and they are always more enjoyable with a furry companion.

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Allison MPoynette, WI 53955

4.9

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Hello! Looking to spend time with all doggos! I promise I will take care of your pup as if they were my own, baby talk and lots of treats included. Experienced with most breeds and love them all. Can’t wait to hang out with your fur baby!

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

Joey MPoynette, WI 53955

4.9

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I'm a dog-lover studying at UW, and I've been pet sitting and walking dogs since I was a kid. I've mainly walked and taken care of my family's dog, Ringo, a Morkie for several years. Beyond that, I have gotten to walk dogs (both small and large) for family friends and neighbors over the years. Pet sitting is another fun opportunity that I've done before with neighbors' dogs. Overall, I’m always excited to meet new dogs and get them walking/active, smiling and feeling happy!

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Amber GPoynette, WI 53955

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“Who’s a good boy?”

Hello my name is Amber and I currently work full time in Middleton. I have been dog walking on a regular basis for the past 4 years and have had my own dogs to love and cherish growing up. My love for animals started at a young age, as when I was in middle school I would volunteer at my local Humane Society and socialize the dogs that would soon be sent to their new loving homes. I can assure you that your furry companion will be safe under my watchful eye, and I can't wait to meet your dog!

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Sarah RPoynette, WI 53955

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“The Wag Whisperer”

I am a pet sitter and caretaker with over a decade of experience. I am also a current 3rd year vet student at UW Madison. I have cared for dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds. I am a trustworthy and loving dog walker and friend. My 5 star rating is a testament to the quality of service I will provide to your and your fuzzy ones!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Dezirae BPoynette, WI 53955

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“Large breeds are gentle giants”

Aloha, welcome to my page! My name is Dezirae and I’m originally from Virginia Beach, VA. I’ve been living in Dane County since 2017. I’ve been a pet owner of senior, puppy and adult dogs of several breeds for about a decade. I’m an active volunteer as a dog transporter for Doobert. I also attend charity dog walk events like PuppyUp and other local community events for my 2 fur babies to mingle. I will ensure your fur baby is loved, respected and most of all have a fun time rain or shine!

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

larissa sPoynette, WI 53955

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“Let's go walking!”

Hello! My name is Larissa and I am an avid dog lover. I have 3 dogs of my own; a 13 year old Pug named Chloe (who is blind and diabetic), a 11 year old Rat Terrier named Rocky, and a 2 year old Japanese Chin named Kato.

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

Dog Walking in Poynette

Peaceful, charming and family-friendly, Poynette, WI is one of the only towns in America to have been named as a result of poor penmanship. The town was to be named for Pierre Paquette, a fur trader, scout and interpreter who worked on the rivers in the region in the 1800s -- however, when the city was incorporated, the name was read as Poynette, and it stuck! 

The town pays homage to its heritage by maintaining its historic downtown, a quaint and picturesque district where the locally-owned businesses only add to the village vibe. These days, Poynette is known as a quiet bedroom community for the nearby city of Madison -- and as the home of the some of the best trout fishing in the state! Poynette may be small, but there’s certainly room for a veterinary clinic, and 24-hour care is available right in town.

Poynette doesn’t have its own dog park, but that doesn’t mean that you and your buddy are bound to be bored! Veterans Park has some pawesome wooded trails ideal for leashed walks, and you’ll find some fur-friendly hiking options close by. You might have to drive a little to get the best for your buddy, but you two will find plenty of opportunities for off-leash adventures just a bit fur-ther afield!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Poynette

Jamieson Park

48
Population Density
98 per sq. mi.

Jamieson Park

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Jamieson Park is a real mutts-visit! Located just one mile west of downtown Poynette, Jamieson Park contains 45 acres of wooded wonderland. Not only that, but the park has access to the Rowan Creek Trail! This 3-mile out-and-back trail runs through forest, prairie and wetlands along the banks of the creek, and it doesn’t have much of an incline, making the walk suitable for all ages and abilities. Be sure to bring bug spray in the summer, though, or you and your pooch will be scratching all the way home!

Gibraltar Rock

36
Population Density
604 per sq. mi.

Gibraltar Rock

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Fitter furry friends and owners in search of a more strenuous hike might want to check out Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area. Make no bones about it -- if you two are looking for a challenge, you’ll find one here! Gibraltar Rock is part of Wisconsin’s 1,000-mile Ice Age Trail, which features gorgeous glacial lakes and interesting rock formations. Make it to the top and you and your pooch will be rewarded with a breathtaking view over almost all of Columbia County. Your pooch will need to be leashed, of course, and remember to bring your own bags and water!

Burke

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
540 per sq. mi.

Burke

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You’ll need to drive all the way to Burke to get to a fenced-in area where your furry friend can run free, but once your pooch is let loose in the dog park at Token Creek County Park, you two might decide that the twenty-minute trip was worth it! The park is huge -- there’s plenty of room in both the small and large dog area for your pup to leap about and tire themselves out in, and the park provides agility equipment for extra canine cardio! Bags are provided, but there’s no running water -- you’ll need to bring your own bottle.

Downtown Deforest

12
Population Density
1,930 per sq. mi.

Downtown Deforest

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Pooches and owners looking for a more sedate stroll might enjoy the Upper Yahara River Trail in Deforest, a flat, 2.5-mile paved trail that meanders along the banks of the Yahara River through peaceful woodland. A pretty place for you two to stretch your legs at any time of the year, this trail is extra special in fall, when the trees burst into a riot of color that needs to be seen to be believed! After you two are all walked out, consider stopping by at Norske Nook. This furrific local cafe does a delicious tart cherry pie, and welcomes wagging tails at outdoor tables.

Prairie du Sac

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
80 per sq. mi.

Prairie du Sac

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Shamrock Dog Park is managed by the veterinary clinic next door, so you know your pooch is in good hands! The park has two acres of green space for your fur ball to run around and tire themselves out in. Not only that, but the lot also gets plenty of shade, so you can let your pup leap about to their heart’s content without worrying about them overheating in the summer. Bags and water are provided, so just bring your furry friend and some toys and prepare to play. There’s a $2 admission charge, but if that’s not a deal-breaker for you, you’d be barking mad not to go!