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Best Dog Walkers in Louisville
2021

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Louisville Dog Walkers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Canine Professor

The founder of Canine Professor has worked with dogs for more than 10 years. Founded in 2007, the Goshen dog walking business walks one to two dogs in 30 to 60-minute sessions. The company also provides 30-minute pet sitting visits, which include feeding and water refreshing, potty breaks, playtime, aquarium maintenance, medication administration if needed, and lots of attention. The company offers dog training and consultation such as basic obedience training, puppy behavior foundations, advanced training, and therapy dog preparation. The owner is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science, and is certified by the Certification Counsel for Professional Dog Trainers.

Goshen, KY 40026

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Derby City Critter Sitters

The founder of Derby City Critter Sitters has worked in the animal care industry for more than five years. The Louisville dog walking business schedules free meet and greets with new clients to set up visits and record important information. The company walks dogs for 30 to 45 minutes and provides water bowl refreshment, potty breaks, treats, a picture text or email update, and medication administration if needed. The business' in-home pet sitting service includes potty breaks, food and water refills, treats, playtime, a text or email update, and house sitting services such as gathering mail, taking trash out, and watering plants. Caretakers can schedule daytime visits or overnight care. Derby City Critter Sitters has experience caring for dogs, cats, ferrets, fish, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, and birds.

Louisville, KY 40204

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McElroy Pet Care

The founder of McElroy Pet Care has more than 60 years of experience with animals and is a volunteer for Alley Cat Advocates, an organization that traps, neuters, and returns cats. The company's 30-minute dog walking sessions include feeding, watering, medicating if needed, and bringing in the mail. The business pet sits overnight in the pet's home, or hosts pets in the owner's home in the Highlands. The company can transport pets to and from the vet or groomer, and the business' training sessions offer training for basic commands such as "sit", "down", "stay", and "heel." Trainers also provide more advanced training sessions.

Louisville, KY 40205

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The Wright Walk

The founder of The Wright Walk has been around dogs for most of her life. The company walks up to three dogs for 30 minutes scoops poop, gives treats, refills food and water, and provides playtime. Dog walkers can also give house sitting services such as plant watering, light rotation, trash takeout, and grabbing mail. Staff give daily progress reports by text or email while owners are away. The company's pet taxi transports dogs and cats to and from the vet or groomer. Pet owners give positive feedback for The Wright Walk's loving, accommodating, and caring owner who is easy to contact and gives reliable service. Clients say that their dogs seem calm and happy when they return. The company is a member of Pet Sitters International.

Louisville, KY 40208

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