Dog walking in Shepherdstown

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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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Mary MShepherdstown, WV

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Hi my name is Mary. I live the Knoxville / Brunswick area of Maryland. I absolutely love dogs and taking care of them. I have three dog myself and can't get enough of them! I'd love to walk your dog or even dogs! My hours are flexible and just can't wait to get started walking your furry baby.

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Sarah MShepherdstown, WV

4.9

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Hi I’m Sarah! I have been walking for Wag for 2 years now, & I love making sure every pup I walk has a good time! I make sure they are exercised well & receive lots of love while their owner is away. I have my own fur baby named Piper, so I give the type of service that I would want to receive. I’m a professional photographer, so you’ll receive lots of videos & photos during the walk, & I always make sure they have fresh water before I leave. I’d love to meet your pup!

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

Morgan OShepherdstown, WV

4.9

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“Hello! I can’t wait to walk your best friend :)”

Hi! My name is Morgan, and I am a college student as well as a special education teacher. I am a dog mom of a miniature poodle as well as two senior pups, and I love taking care of other people’s best furry friends! During our walks I do my best to make sure your dog has a great time, gets lots of love, and that we also get pictures for you!

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Training Exam Complete

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Laura CShepherdstown, WV

4.9

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“Walking to keep you wagging!”

I am an avid dog lover that can assure YOU that I will treat your “babies” like they are my own, not only because I am an animal lover but it’s because how I would want my “baby or “babies” treated!! As I grew up, I rarely had a moment without an animal in the house!! I have lived and worked with all kinds of breeds of dogs from Dobermans to poodles!! I’ve grown a love for pets and and now feel I can easily grow a bond with almost any animal. This job grants me just that opportunity!!

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

Maria BShepherdstown, WV

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“Dog loving college student!”

Dog loving college student ready to give your pup(s) some love! I have 4 dogs at home and I'll take your dog out in any weather. I don't discriminate against any breed and I'm available to get your fur baby exercised. I can't wait to meet some new furry friends! *If you have a special request when a walk is booked, please text me through the number Wag! provides.

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Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Sarah KShepherdstown, WV

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“Your Pup’s Best Friend”

Hello future friend, my name is Sarah! My whole entire world revolves around animals and when I saw the opportunity to take care of other pets I jumped at the opportunity! I myself have one puppy and two cats now and 75% of my day is consumed with spending time with my dog, taking him for walks, and just making sure that he is the happiest and healthiest animal he can be and I’d love to be able to do the same for you!! I have dedicated my life to dogs and it its made me the happiest!

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

Eddie HShepherdstown, WV

4.9

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“No matter how big or small I walk them all!”

I absolutely love and adore all types of pets! I love making new furry friends. I have no issues with dogs who pull because I am quite strong myself. I also love walking energetic dogs. If your dogs needs a little TLC and patience I'm your guy! I live in a house with a completely fenced in yard. I also have a pet of my own. He's a well behaved Beagle. Your furry little one will always have a friend at my home.

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

Hannah GShepherdstown, WV

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Hi! My name is Hannah. I am a senior at the University of Maryland studying biochemistry. I love dogs and am excited to meet lots of new, fun personalities! I have lived in a town outside of Frederick, MD my whole life. I grew up with a rescue border collie (and cats) and learned to love an respect animals at an early age.

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Kimberly SShepherdstown, WV

4.9

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“Dogs are just people with short legs.”

I am a current law student who has always lived with dogs of all shapes and sizes. I grew up around high energy, large breeds and I most recently lived with a low energy Shiba Inu. Every dog has their own personality, so I make sure to adjust my behavior for their needs.

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High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Tricia SShepherdstown, WV

4.8

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Hi! My name is Tricia, I have had dogs my whole life and have over 20 years of experience pet sitting & dog walking. I currently have one dog, her name is Libby, she is 7 years old and a rescue.

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Dog Walking in Shepherdstown

Standing stately on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River, Shepherdstown, VA is the second oldest town in West Virginia after Romney, which incorporated thirty minutes earlier. Never mind, though -- if Shepherdstown isn’t the oldest town in the state, it may be the most haunted. Spirits have been sighted at no fewer than five buildings in town. The friendliest of the ghosts can be found in the Shepherdstown Sweet Shop and Bakery, allegedly haunted by the shade of a Civil War colonel checking in on his men. Spooks aside, their rum balls are delicious, and your pooch is welcome to join you (and any spectres that might be hanging around) outside.

Whether you’re skeptical or superstitious, it’s hard to deny that Shepherdstown is a lovely place to live! The area is safe and family-friendly, but the nearby university lends the town a young, dynamic vibe. Shepherdstown doesn’t have its own dog park, but it’s still a fabulously fur-friendly place! Visit in April and you and your pooch check out the town’s DogFest, and even try your luck in the Flyball competition. Morgan Park is a furrific spot for a leashed walk, and if your buddy yearns to run free, don’t fret -- you’ll find some pawesome dog parks a little fur-ther afield!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Shepherdstown

Downtown Shepherdstown

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Population Density
2,157 per sq. mi.

Downtown Shepherdstown

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Downtown Shepherdstown really is a mutts-visit -- the area is both lovingly preserved and thriving, full of interesting architecture, small art galleries, and locally owned coffee shops. Not only that, but many of the eateries in town welcome wagging tails with open arms! Fancy a pick-me-up? Stop in at the wonderfully named Lost Dog Coffee Fine Arts Drink Emporium! Their lattes are sure to please even the most stubborn coffee snobs, and you can check out the paintings inside before heading to their outdoor tables. If you're looking for something more substantial, try the excellent pizza at Blue Moon Cafe, which caters to canines on their tree-shaded, streamside patio.

Rumsey Monument Rd

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Population Density
1,717 per sq. mi.

Rumsey Monument Rd

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Shepherdstown also has a more concrete claim to fame -- the town was the test site of America’s first steamboat, launched on the Potomac River by its inventor, James Rumsey. Rumsey was in discussions with George Washington about potential military uses for the boat, and at the time, Shepherdstown was just isolated enough for the engineer to conduct tests in secret. The town pays homage to Rumsey with a monument overlooking the river -- entrance is free, and your pooch is welcome as long as they're leashed! You’ll also find a short walking path with gorgeous views over the water -- you’d be barking mad not to go!

Historic Shepherdstown

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Population Density
3,306 per sq. mi.

Historic Shepherdstown

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If the paranormal piques your interest, why not leash up your pup and head down to German Street for the Shepherdstown Mysteries Walking Tour? Your fur-ball is welcome to join you on this ninety-minute, guided walking tour as you explore the sites of Shepherdstown’s sinister past. The tour takes in the Shepherdstown Museum, formerly the site of a dueling death, the Olde English Cemetery, supposedly haunted by the ghost of a boy named Conner, and Shepherd’s University, a former Civil War hospital. Dana, the guide, is a natural storyteller and blends local history and spooky "tails" with ease.

Burnside Bridge Rd

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Population Density
194 per sq. mi.

Burnside Bridge Rd

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After all that sightseeing, your pooch might be itching for some exercise! Not to worry -- the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park is a pawfect place for you two to stretch all six of your legs, and there’s an entrance just across the state line in Sharpsburg, MD. The trail is converted from the original canal towpath and runs through some seriously scenic spots along the banks of the Potomac River, including a slice of the Green Ridge State Forest. Cultured canines might also get a kick out of passing by the original canal lockhouses, among other historic sites. Remember to bring waste bags and water!

Jefferson

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,056 per sq. mi.

Jefferson

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Make no bones about it, a trip to Hagerstown Fairgrounds Dog Park is sure to leave your pooch one happy hound! Located in the quietly residential yet downtown-adjacent neighborhood of Jefferson, there’s enough room in both the large and small sides of the dog run for your little ball of energy to leap about to their heart’s content. As an added bonus, the park is open until 10 pm year-round and features ample lighting and a security camera, so owners can get the best for their buddy even if they’re stuck on the late shift. Bags and water are provided, so just bring your pup and prepare to play!