Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Tallahassee
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 Tallahassee, 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.

Canine Solutions

Since 2009, Canine Solutions has provided dependable dog walking services for clients in the Tallahassee area. The locally-owned and operated business walks, runs, and plays with dogs individually or in a group for 30 to 60 minutes. The company offers in-home, overnight pet sitting and daytime boarding services. Staff provide Residential Dog Evaluations for landlords and apartment complex managers who want to know if prospective residents' dogs will be well-behaved. Clients attest to the company's kind, flexible, and helpful staff.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 590-6999

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Creation's Care Pet Sitting

The founder of Creation's Care Pet Sitting is an active volunteer for Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor in Tallahassee. The business provides dog walking services in 30-minute increments and logs walks in the Walk for a Dog app, which benefits the Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor. Pet sitters also visit pets during the day or stay overnight while their owners are away. The professional staff are trained in pet CPR and First Aid and will take pets to their veterinarian in case of an emergency. The dog walking business partners with Redeye Coffee to donate a portion of its proceeds to nonprofits including the the local shelter and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Creation's Care Pet Sitting is a member of Pet Sitters International and has received praise for its dependable dog walkers.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 296-8713

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Critter Sitters Express, Inc.

Critter Sitters Express, Inc. has been caring for Tallahassee pets since 1990. The company walks, plays with dogs, and scoops poop in 30 minute sessions. The business' pet sitting service includes dog walking, fresh food and water, tidying up feeding and litter box areas, administering medications, fetching the newspaper and mail, emptying pool skimmer baskets, and watering house plants. Upon request, staff will provide daily reports through voice mail, email, or text message. The locally-owned business is available seven days a week, and doesn't charge extra for holiday services. Critter Sitters Express has experience working with dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, ferrets, birds, reptiles, aquariums, and fish ponds. The company is insured and bonded by Pet Sitters Associates and has been rated one of Angie's List's Best Pet Sitters in Tallahassee.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 877-0573

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For Pet's Sake

The founder of For Pet's Sake has been caring for pets of all kinds for more than 10 years. The licensed and insured Tallahassee business walks dogs for 20 to 30 minutes a day, which includes feeding, fresh water, personalized attention, and playtime. Staff also provide 20 to 30-minute play dates and overnight stays, which include playtime, litter box cleaning for cats, plant watering, medicine administration if needed, putting out the trash, and rotation of lights and window coverings. The staff have experience working with dogs, cats, turtles, ducks, rabbits, goats, and other pets. For Pet's Sake offers meet and greets before services are booked to make sure pets get along with the staff. Pet owners say the business has reliable, caring staff who make pets feel comfortable and happy.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 408-4534

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Groovy Dogs Pet Care

The owner of Groovy Dogs Pet Care started the dog walking business as a way to channel his passion for pets. He is an Associate in Dog Training through the International Animal Care College and continues education through the Certification Counsel for Professional Dog Trainers. The Tallahassee pet care company provides daily dog walking services which include playing, feeding, and undivided attention. The business also cares for pets while their owners are away through daytime visits or overnight stays. The business holds individual dog training sessions and group class sessions. Groovy Dogs Pet Care has experience caring for dogs, cats, iguanas, ferrets, parrots, hamsters, and tarantulas. The business is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Professional United Pet Sitters, and supports the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Humane Society, and the Best Friends Animal Society.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 764-3677

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Home Alone Pet Service

Home Alone Pet Service specializes in daily dog walking and has been serving Tallahassee clients for more than 10 years. The owner of the company grew up surrounded by wild and domestic pets, giving her the experience needed to do the job. The business walks dogs in 15 to 30-minute sessions, and can schedule regular daily walks at a discounted price. The company also provides in-home pet sitting for dogs, cats, and other animals, which includes daily checkups or overnight stays. While owners are away, staff will bring in mail, water plants, and rotate lights for security purposes. Clients say that Home Alone Pet Service has caring staff who go the extra mile and provide helpful, reliable, and professional services. The business has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 264-5003

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Lead the Way

Lead the Way is a Tallahassee dog walking and pet sitting business that is bonded and insured by Pet Sitters Associates. The company walks dogs in regular 20-minute sessions, which includes a fresh water refill and anything else the dog needs. The business also pet sits, house sits, transports pets to the vet, groomer, or elsewhere, washes dogs, trims nails, and provides regular aquarium maintenance. Lead the Way aims to give pets the same love, care, and attention that their owners do, and gives text and picture updates so that clients know their pets are well-cared for. Clients have praised the business for its fast responses and caring, flexible, and reliable dog walker and pet sitter.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 321-4033

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Pet Sitting by Craig Jackson

Pet Sitting by Craig Jackson has been caring for Tallahassee pets since 1994. The owner knew he wanted to work with animals since he was seven years old and always treats pets like family. The company's pet sitting services include dog walking, playtime, light grooming, fresh water and food refills, medication administration, accident cleanup, and wound cleaning if necessary. The business also pet sits cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles, rodents, fish, and farm animals. The company also provides household duties including grabbing the mail, rotating lights and blinds, putting out the trash and recycling, watering plants, and daily text updates. Pet Sitting by Craig Jackson does not charge extra for holiday or weekend care. Pet owners say that Craig gives professional, reliable services and is knowledgeable about the care of pets.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 264-1562

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The Puppy Ladies

The team at The Puppy Ladies has more than 20 years of combined experience working with pets. The founder, a certified professional trainer, has worked in the field since 1999, and regularly attends workshops and seminars by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. The business provides regular dog walking services and has flexible hours that work with clients' schedules. The company trains puppies and dogs with issues such as housetraining, chewing, biting, barking, not listening, and pulling on the leash. The trainers also teach basic manners, coming when called, loose-leash walking, and playing nicely with others. The Puppy Ladies runs group classes for beginning to advanced levels. Clients have praised the Tallahassee business for its knowledgeable, experienced staff who give effective training.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 309-1593

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Wag-N-Walk

Wag-N-Walk is a Tallahassee dog walking, pet sitting, and pet concierge company. The owner specializes in care for elderly dogs and dogs with special needs and is insured and licensed in the state of Florida. The business walks dogs for 15 to 25 minutes and can schedule appointments to let dogs outside. The company provides in-home overnight care and pack-style boarding at Wag-N-Walk's boarding facility. The company's pack-style dog daycare gives dogs treats and entertainment during the day. Staff send picture updates while owners are away. Clients say the owner is reliable and experienced and treats pets like her own.

Tallahassee, FL(850) 251-3969

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