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How to book a dog walk with the Wag! app

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Set your schedule

Available on-demand or pre-scheduled, select the date and time that best suits your pups needs

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Get their steps in

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

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Follow along

Receive live pictures and videos of your pup enjoying time outside with their walker

Trusted local dog walkers

Stuck at work? Dog walkers on Wag! are available to stop by as many times as you need to give your pup a potty break and exercise. Every walker has passed an enhanced background check, all services are insured, and support is available 24/7.

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Brenda S

Wag! gives me great peace of mind while I am at work. I get to the minute potty information and a picture of his smile at the end of walk. Thank you Wag!

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Slow C

Great app for hiring a dog walker! I love that I can track where my dog is, how many miles she walked, when she potties, etc. She comes back very happy!

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Brandon A

This is the best thing for my dog and I. He loves getting to meet new people and going on long walks. I'm not worried about him not getting enough exercise!

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Tanya K

All the Wag! walks I’ve gotten have been awesome. Sweet and caring people who obviously love dogs!

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Eve R

What a great experience! I'm sure Vienna was happy to go outside and stretch her legs.

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Ashlee A

I've been using Wag! for about 6 months and love the convenience of being able to have someone take care of my pup when I'm gone.

Why use Wag! to get your dog walked?

If you're anything like us, your dog is your whole world. You spend a lot of time, money, and effort spoiling them with the best toys, treats, accessories, and experiences. Walking your dog is the highlight of your day, the best way to unwind. But sometimes, life throws us curve balls that prevent us from making it back in time for walks. Fortunately, you don't have to leave your pup alone when those unexpected issues arise. When there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day, dog walkers on the Wag! platform are standing by to ensure your dog gets the attention they need!

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Benefits of daily dog walks

You might be asking yourself, “How often should I walk my dog?”. According to our guide on how often you should walk your dog a minimum of two 15-minute walks to potty and exercise are recommended for most dogs. Many will need one or two more during the day.

Also, spending quality time walking your dog is SO rewarding that some pet parents might wonder, "Is walking your dog really exercise?"

Short answer: Yes! Walking your dog every day is a great way to stay in shape. Daily 30-minute walks reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, prevent inflammation and stiff joints.

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Stimulate your pup's mind

Bored dogs are often destructive dogs. When they don't get enough stimulation, even trained dogs might resort to gnawing on furniture, peeing on your shoes, or digging up the garden. Whether you have a Greyhound or a Pug, a daily 30-minute walk will offer up all manner of new sights, smells, and experiences for your pup to soak up.

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Keep the pounds off

Let's face it — we all love treating our good boys and girls to a tasty table scrap now and then. That's precisely why walking your dog daily is essential. Obesity in dogs is linked to an array of illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Both pups and people who exercise regularly live longer on average than those who don't. Daily walks ensure your dog's life is as long, healthy, and happy as possible!

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Frequently asked questions

Dog Walking Safety

If you're new to dog walking services, you probably have a ton of questions about how hiring a dog walker works and what you can expect. We've answered some of the most common questions about on-demand dog walking.

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Average cost of dog walking in the United States

The cost of dog walking in the U.S. is based on the price set by the Pet Caregiver and varies depending on a variety of factors, including where you live, the length of the walk, and any additional fees that may apply.

*Average Cost Per Walk For One Dog –

20 min - $12.75 - $19.99

30 min - $17.00 - $26.99

60 min - $25.50 - $36.99

The estimated rate for your service will be displayed at the bottom of your screen during booking, and a final price will be provided when you match with a Pet Caregiver.

*These are estimated prices. The final price may be higher or lower.

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