Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Orlando
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 Orlando, 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.

Animal Companion Pet Sitting Service, LLC

Animal Companion Pet Sitting Service, LLC, centered in Winter Park, has been walking Orlando Metro area dogs since 1991. Kim Lovell founded the business and led its team of dog walkers until 1994 when she became a full-time mom. Now her sister Lisa Lovell leads the business, whose service area spans Winter Park, College Park, Delaney Park, Audubon Park, Baldwin Park, and Thornton Park, as well as Downtown Orlando. For full information about neighborhood availability, interested pet owners can browse the company's website.

Winter Park, FL(321) 396-7900

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Dog Den Maitland

Dog Den Maitland is a greater Orlando community pet sitting and dog walking service. The business, which is fully insured through Pet Sitters Associates, LLC, has a staff of experienced walkers and sitters, all of whom have received CPR and First Aid training from Pet Tech as well as pet sitting certification from Holly Hugo. Uniquely, the team offers pet photography services. Krista Yob, one of Dog Den Maitland's full-time pet sitters, can take high-quality photos using her D3300 DSLR.

Maitland, FL(407) 900-5219

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Downtown Dog Walker

Downtown Dog Walker is an Orlando business devoted exclusively to walking local families' dogs. Mia, the company's owner and primary dog walker, has more than five years of relevant experience. She receives high marks from past and current clients, who gush about Mia's reasonable pricing, extremely flexible scheduling, and expertise in working with sick and/or geriatric companion animals.

Orlando, FL(631) 767-1246

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Four Paws

Four Paws is an in-home pet care provider, dispatching dog walking and pet sitting experts throughout the area from its HQ in Orlando. The company has a Super Service Award from Angie's List, and its employees have received First Aid certification from the American Red Cross. The family-run business specializes in working with Collies, but can provide dog sitting and/or pet sitting for virtually any kind of pet.

Orlando, FL(321) 332-7434

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Lake Nona Dog Walkers

Lake Nona Dog Walkers opened in 2002 and has quickly become one of the Orlando Metro area's most popular dog walking services. The team has an array of relevant certifications and accreditations, including Veterinary Office Kennel Tech and Veterinary Office Vet Tech, and all are licensed and insured. Lake Nona Dog Walkers is a family business that uses no independent contractors, but rather, has a full staff of full-time dog walking professionals.

Orlando, FL(407) 470-4384

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Laura the Pet Nanny

Laura the Pet Nanny is a Sanford dog walking service available in Orlando and other nearby cities. In addition to walking dogs, the staff specializes in pet sitting, either dropping by for 25-30 minute visits or staying overnight for eight to 10 hours. The latter option is ideal for newborn puppies and kittens, geriatric pets, and pets with separation anxiety.

Sanford, FL(407) 617-3990

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Love Your Pup, LLC

Love Your Pup, LLC, headquartered in Orlando, provides dog walking and poop scooping services to clients in and around the city. All staff members are licensed, bonded, and insured, and have been certified in Pet First Aid and CPR. The team is careful to listen to owners' concerns and preferences. For example, because walking along the same route every day can alleviate dogs' anxiety and depression, Love Your Pup, LLC's walkers will collaborate with pet owners to develop a plan that balances healthy routine and experiencing new sights, sounds, and smells.

Orlando, FL(407) 579-5005

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Orlando Dog Mom

Orlando Dog Mom is a dog walking and pet sitting service that is fully insured and bonded. As per its name, the company prides itself on providing pets with extremely attentive pet care. Staff dog walkers, for example, do not walk animals along the same route every day. Rather, they continuously change up the course, ensuring that pooches keep encountering brand-new sights, smells, and friends.

Orlando, FL(321) 279-7657

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Pawsitive Strides

Pawsitive Strides, located in Doctor Phillips, is a family-owned and operated business that provides local clients with dog walking services. With more than 18 years of history walking Orlando Metro area clients' dogs, the team is affiliated with Pet Sitters International as well as the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. Notably, Pawsitive Strides has won multiple Super Service Awards from the website Angie's List.

Doctor Phillips, FL(407) 970-0903

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Pet Care Angels

Pet Care Angels is an Ocoee-based pet sitting service available to pet owners in Orlando and other nearby cities. Clients may contact the team if they are going on vacation, taking a business trip, or are otherwise unable to spend time with their companion animals. All employees of Pet Care Angels are members of Pet Sitters International. Founders Neville and Gilly Spracklen have owned and operated a range of pet-related businesses, in addition to being lifelong pet lovers.

Ocoee, FL(407) 406-3566

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Pooch n' Purr

Pooch n' Purr, headquartered in Orlando, sends its staff members to homes throughout the city and its suburbs. Clients who live in high-rises and apartment buildings can review, on Pooch n' Purr's website, a full list of the buildings where the team's services are available. In addition to cats and dogs, the staff has provided pet care to ferrets, birds, fish, hamsters, and other caged pets. Clients whose pets do not fit into these categories should contact Pooch n' Purr to verify whether or not their companion animal can receive the team's services.

Orlando, FL(407) 602-8353

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Premier Dog Services LLC

Premier Dog Services LLC is a St. Cloud company that has been serving local pet owners and their nonhuman wards since 2005. The business is a fully-insured member of Pet Sitters Associates, LLC, and it prides itself on providing pet owners with an alternative to traditional pet kennel services. Dog walkers and sitters at Premier Dog Services LLC can conduct basic training, teaching dogs how to interact respectfully with their owners, and helping owners to understand how their dogs think and how they learn.

St. Cloud, FL(407) 443-1302

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Winter Park Pet Concierge

From its HQ in Winter Park, Winter Park Pet Concierge dispatches pet sitters and walkers to homes throughout the greater Orlando community. Available service options include vacation visits, overnight appointments, hotel visits, and pet taxi service. Additionally, staff members have the experience and qualifications to safely perform certain veterinary medical procedures. These include administering injected and orally ingested medications, providing hospice care, and ensuring that the companion animal receives enough fluid. Winter Park Pet Concierge is a member organization of Pet Sitters International and has full insurance coverage from Pet Sitters Associates, LLC.

Winter Park, FL(407) 733-4944

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Woof Pack Pet Care

Woof Pack Pet Care is a licensed, bonded, and insured company based in Orlando that delivers pet sitting and dog walking service options to local families. Aiden Cohen, the company's owner and leader, is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida. Working alongside a team of qualified pet lovers, Mr. Cohen focuses on providing care to pets who are too anxious, sickly, or otherwise unsuited to staying at kennels. He is certified in Pet First Aid and carries an animal first aid kit with him at all times.

Orlando, FL(856) 912-8520

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