Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Jacksonville
2017

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog walkers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers in Jacksonville, FL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A Friend in the Woods

A Friend in the Woods is an independently owned pet sitting service that’s served pets and pet owners throughout the Jacksonville Metro area since 2003. A Friend in the Woods’ walkers specialize in dog walking and offer visits of either 15, 25, or 50 minutes. Each of A Friend in the Woods’ dog walkers is an employee, not a contractor, and has undergone extensive background checks. A Friend in the Woods is a member of the Pet Sitters International and can be found on Angie’s List.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 220-4990

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A Pet's Best Friend

A Pet’s Best Friend is a Jacksonville dog walking and sitting service serving residents and their dogs in and around the area. A Pet’s Best Friend offers clients dog walking and midday visits for when the pets need them the most. A standard visit, whether it’s in the morning, afternoon, or evening, is 30 minutes. A Pet’s Best Friend also specializes in in-home pet sitting.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 476-7536

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Aarff Pet Sitting

Aarff Pet Sitting is a full service pet care team serving residential pet owners throughout the Jacksonville Metro area. Aarff Pet Sitting’s services also cover dog walking which ranges from 15 minutes to an hour. All of Aarff Pet Sitting’s walks ensure the canines have plenty of food, water, and attention. Aarff Pet Sitting is bonded, certified, licensed, and qualified in Pet First Aid.

Ponte Vedra, FL(904) 516-0067

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Auntie Carol's Pet Sitting LLC

Auntie Carol’s Pet Sitting LLC is a limited liability, domestic animal sitter located in Ponte Vedra Beach and serving residents throughout the Jacksonville Metro area. Auntie Carol’s Pet Sitting offers clients daily 30-minute walks, the administering of medication, midday and overnight pet sitting, and equine care. Auntie Carol’s is a licensed, bonded, and insured company owned and operated by Carol Slonemsky.

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL(904) 446-5396

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B3 Dog Services

B3 Dog Services is a Jacksonville pet sitting and dog walking company serving pets and pet owners throughout the Metro area. B3 Dog Services is verified, trusted, bonded, and insured to walk dogs. They offer daily 30 and 60-minute sessions for high-energy dogs needing some exercise. They also offer holiday walks and beach field trips. B3 Dog Services functions from 8 AM – 9 PM with an option for overnight stays. B3 Dog Services supports K9s for Warriors.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 401-0116

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Beach Bark

Beach Bark is a mobile pet nanny team serving families and their pets throughout the Jacksonville Metro area. Beach Bark’s professionals prefer a stress-free approach by keeping clients in their element and also so owners don’t have to worry about pick-up/drop-off. A typical visit from a Beach Bark employee involves walks, bathroom breaks, text and photo updates, food, and plenty of clean water. Beach Bark is licensed, bonded, and insured.

Jacksonville Beach, FL(904) 400-1280

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Creatures Great & Small Pet Services

Creatures Great & Small Pet Services is a small family-owned pet sitting and dog walking company that has been serving Jacksonville pets and pet owners since 2003. The insured and bonded company offers midday walks throughout the work week for pets in need of exercise, fresh air, or a bathroom break, and also specializes in pet sitting (including overnight stays) for both cats and dogs. The caring staff members are trained in pet first aid, are active members of Pet Sitters International, and have experience caring for single pampered pups as well as multi-pet homes. The veterinarian recommended business cares deeply about the safety and well-being of all pets, and regularly gives back to the community by participating in pet rescue.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 703-8581

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Dog Days & Cat Naps

Dog Days & Cat Naps is a professional pet sitting and dog walking service located in St. Augustine and serving clients throughout the Jacksonville Metro area. Dog Days & Cat Naps’ dog walking services generally take place Monday through Friday from 12-2 PM. Dog Days & Cat Naps’ professionals have no problem adjusting their midday walks for clients with less traditional work hours. Dog Days & Cat Naps is BBB accredited, a member of the Pet Sitters International, and Pet First Aid Certified.

St. Augustine, FL(904) 241-7387

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Hot to Trot Dog Walking

Hot to Trot Dog Walking is a Jacksonville, specialty dog walking service that serves canines in and around the Metro area. Hot to Trot Dog Walking’s professionals focus on teaching clients leash training, socializing, and basic commands while out on their walks. They keep pets in a routine to avoid any unnecessary accidents and so that pets might be worn out by the time the owner arrives home. Hot to Trot Dog Walking is a member of the PSI.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 586-5223

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Jax Pet Sitting

Jax Pet Sitting is a locally owned and operated pet sitting and dog walking business serving owners and their animals throughout the Jacksonville Metro area since 2007. Jax Pet Sitting’s services cover daily visits and vacations, and their professionals administer any medications free of charge. Jax Pet Sitting is a service for both small and large dogs. Jax Pet Sitting is fully licensed and insured, a member of the Pet Sitters International and the Jacksonville Professional Pet Sitters Network, and is American Red Cross Pet Aid Certified.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 887-5836

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Maids on the Run

Maids on the Run is a home concierge business specializing in dog sitting and walking for domestic pets throughout Jacksonville and surrounding areas. Maids on the Run’s dog walking professionals not only ensure every pet gets the proper amount of exercise and fresh air, but they also handle small house care assistance such as picking up the mail, watering plants, scheduling and meeting with repairmen and other vendors, and even shopping for groceries if needed. Maids on the Run is both licensed and insured.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 551-0772

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Pampered Paws by the Sea

Pampered Paws by the Sea is a pet sitting and dog walking service located in Jacksonville Beach and serving residents throughout the Metro area. Pampered Paws by the Sea’s dog visits typically include plenty of exercise and playtime, grooming, and fresh water and food. Pampered Paws by the Sea also offers a free, “Get Acquainted” visit for first-time cats and dogs. Pampered Paws is a PSI member.

Jacksonville Beach, FL(904) 704-0784

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Paw Burg

Paw Burg is a professional pet concierge serving pets and their owners in and around the Jacksonville Metro area. Paw Burg’s pet walkers and sitters offer daily visits that include walking, playing, feeding, administering medication, cleaning litter boxes and other messes, as well as side chores like bringing in the mail, watering plants, and alternating blinds and lights. Paw Burg’s professionals work with pets of any personality and know how to tell if a client needs medical assistance. Paw Burg is licensed, insured, bonded, and a member of the PSI.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 738-0579

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Paws & Claws Pet Sitting

Paws & Claws Pet Sitting is a pet care company serving residents and their pets throughout Jacksonville and the surrounding Metro area. Paws & Claws Pet Sitting not only specializes in daily pet sitting services, but their professionals also offer dog walking and playtime for occasions such as vacations and business trips. Paws & Claws Pet Sitting is associated with the Business Insurers of the Carolinas and is a member of the Pet Sitters International.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 635-5396

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Purrs N Woofs Pet Sitting

Purrs N Woofs Pet Sitting is a pet supervision and care service located in Jacksonville and serving domestic pets throughout the area. Purrs N Woofs Pet Sitting’s visits typically consist of playtime, exercise, walks, feeding (as instructed), small chores (garbage removal, bring mail inside, water plants), and plenty of tender love and care. Purrs N Woofs Pet Sitting’s professionals offer standard, long, and extended sits. They are also members of the PSI, the Pet Sitters Associates, Pups, and Pet First Aid and CPR certified.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 316-3955

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Reigning Cats & Dogs of Jacksonville

Reigning Cats & Dogs of Jacksonville is a pet sitting service serving clients in and around the Jacksonville Metro area. Reigning Cats & Dogs’ pet sitting team handles walks, fresh food and water, basic training reinforcement, medication administrations, cage/litter cleanings, and much more on a standard day. Reigning Cats & Dogs of Jacksonville also offers pet taxi services, key lockouts, and free homemade treats.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 710-9333

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Sit, Play, Stay

Sit, Play, Stay is a premier dog sitting company located in Jacksonville and serving dogs and dog owners throughout the Metro area. Sit, Play, Stay’s dog walking routine gives the client the exercise and attention they need so that owners can return home from work to a much more relaxed environment. Sit, Play, Stay’s founder, Whitney Haywood, is a certified dog trainer. She earned her certificate through the Animal Behavior College.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 347-7661

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Wagging Tails & Pattering Paws

Wagging Tails & Pattering Paws is a Jacksonville Beach dog daycare, walking, and training business serving residents throughout the area. Wagging Tails & Pattering Paws’ dog walking services range from 30-60 minutes and they even offer runs up to 35 minutes. Wagging Tails & Pattering Paws’ professionals also specialize in humane dog training and daily/overnight sitting.

Jacksonville Beach, FL(904) 236-3780

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While You're Away

While You’re Away is a pet sitting and dog walking service serving pets and pet owners in Jacksonville and the surrounding Metro area. While You’re Away offers daily, weekly, and monthly walks that include 20 minutes of exercise, bathroom breaks, waste clean-up, medication application, and plenty of love and attention. While You’re Away’s professionals are insured, bonded, and licensed. They’re also members of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Jacksonville, FL(904) 469-1315

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Yuppie Puppiz

Yuppie Puppiz is a Ponte Vedra Beach dog walking and sitting service serving dogs and dog owners throughout the Jacksonville Metro area. Yuppie Puppiz offers in-home care and walks along familiar routes to ensure a maximum level of comfortability for clients. A member of the PSI, Yuppie Puppiz is also insured and bonded through the Business Insurers of the Carolinas, Pet Aid Certified by the American Red Cross, and performs volunteer work for the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL(904) 383-2979

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