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Best Dog Walkers in Phoenix, AZ

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Phoenix 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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RoverExpertise.com

Phoenix, AZ
$10 off first booking!

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Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Phoenix, AZ

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Need help contacting a Dog Walker in Phoenix? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

Phoenix, AZ 85083

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4.6 (10)
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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (7)

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Arizona Pet Sitting is a full service pet care and walking company in Phoenix. All staff are bonded and insured and trained in animal first aid, CPR, and handling. They specialize in in-home pet care, dog walking and other exercises, potty & play breaks, and overnight sleepovers with pets. They also provide emergency service on short notice 365 days a year.

Phoenix, AZ 85046

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5.0 (2)

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Four Paws Adventures serves Phoenix area clients, providing dog walking and pet play. Employees give dogs on a variety of exercise, including simple neighborhood walk and high-intensity activities such as hikes and dog park outings. The team emphasizes small group socialization, fresh air, and attention for dogs whose owners work during the day. They keep dogs in groups of three to four. The staff is insured, bonded, and certified in pet first-aid.

Phoenix, AZ 85085

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5.0 (1)

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Providing pet sitting and walks in North and West Phoenix, Peoria, Sun City, and surrounding areas, Love Your Pets Too is a professional pet service. Founded in 2004, the company is bonded, insured, and certified. The team provides daily visits, midday work visits, dog walking, overnight, and live-in services. They can take care of cats and dogs, along with other companion pets. Love Your Pets Too is a member of Pet Sitter International and Arizona Professional Pet Sitters and Associates.

Scottsdale, AZ 85250

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5.0 (10)
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4.7 (5)

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Absolute Pet Care LLC is a pet sitting and dog walking company located in Scottsdale. They specialize in pet sitting, daily dog walking, mid-day visits, overnight and live-in services. While sitting for pets, the team at Absolute Pet Care will visit as often as needed. For dog walking, walkers use a safe, two-handed technique and walk dogs individually. Visits and walks are available on short notice. Absolute Pet Care LLC belongs to the Association of Pet Sitting Excellence.

Phoenix, AZ 85013

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5.0 (15)
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5.0 (5)

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Jen's Pet Sitting is a Phoenix pet care and dog walking business. Owner Jen Henry provides many services including standard, extended, and 60-minute visits. All visits include exercise, care, and simple home care owners can request. She also offers 25-minute dog walks, pet taxiing, baths, and supply pick-up for busy pet owners. Jen is a member of Pet Sitters Associates and the Arizona Professional Pet Sitters and Associates. She is Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified.

Phoenix, AZ 85024

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Yelp
4.5 (43)

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Pampered Pets & Plants Inc. has been providing customized services for dog walking and other pet care in Phoenix since 1984. The staff will perform daily visits to pets in their homes for meals and exercise. Daily or multiple visits per day are available. Pampered Pets also offers overnight stays in which a staff member will stay with pets while their owners are gone. Live-in services are available for when owners are gone 18 hours or longer. The business is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International.

Phoenix, AZ 85032

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Yelp
4.0 (6)

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Since 2002, Precious Paws Pet Sitting has provided dog walking and pet sitting services to North Scottsdale and North Phoenix. Heather, the owner/operator, offers vacation/business trip pet sitting, in which the pet receives 1-3 visits per day, and daily dog walking and potty break services. There is no extra charge for multiple pets, giving medication, plant or house care. Heather will update clients via phone, text, and email. Precious Paws is a member of Pet Sitter America and rated "A" on Angie's List.

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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4.5 (325)

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Puff and Fluff Grooming & Pet Sitting provides pet care with two locations in the Phoenix metro area. Dogs can enjoy quality grooming at the two brick and mortar facilities, and staff will come to homes to care for pets while owners are gone. Services include overnight slumber party at a pet sitter’s home or owner’s home, daily visits for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and day lodging. Both stores sell a variety of pet products. All staff members are CPR and Pet Aid certified.

Phoenix, AZ 85018

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4.8 (232)
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4.5 (97)
Facebook
5.0 (96)

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Located in Phoenix, Learning Paws is a full service dog training and walking facility. Staff members provide 30-60 minute walks around pets’ neighborhoods. Dogs are not required to be trained, but the walker will use basic commands. Several activities are available for exercise including hiking in the mountains, park visits, and neighborhood walks. The team will walk dogs individually or in groups, depending on preference. Co-owner Mirna Pacheo holds certification in dog training and veterinary medicine.

Phoenix, AZ 85018

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4.0 (4)

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Arcadia Pet Sitting is a pet sitting and dog walking business located in Arcadia. They service Arcadia, Biltmore, Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley communities. The offer long and short visits, depending on pet needs. They also provide overnight visits and a pet taxi service. Arcadia Pet Sitting is bonded and insured.

Phoenix, AZ 85014

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5.0 (3)

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Puss N Pooch is a full service pet sitting and dog walking company serving the Phoenix metro area. They specialize in daily and overnight visits, dog walking, pet transportation, house sitting, and errands. The staff makes sure to satisfy pets' cravings for love, exercise, and playtime. They will provide owners daily reports. First time visits are free. The team at Puss N Pooch is bonded and insured.

Phoenix, AZ 85032

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4.0 (29)
Facebook
5.0 (9)

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Arizona Dog Sports is an indoor dog training facility in Scottsdale and serving surrounding communities. They specialize in dog training and activity and also provide dog-walking services. Clients can choose options of three, four or five walks per week. They are Dog-Tec certified dog walkers.

Compare our Top Dog Walkers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Rover
$10 off first booking!
Arizona Pet Sitting
Four Paws Adventures
Love Your Pets Too
Absolute Pet Care LLC
Jen's Pet Sitting
Pampered Pets & Plants Inc.
Precious Paws Pet Sitting
Puff anf Fluff Grooming & Pet Sitting
Learning Pawsibilities
Arcadia Pet Sitting
Puss N Pooch
Arizona Dog Sports

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Many people have turned to dog walking as a regular household service. Dog walking can give your pet some exercise while you’re away at work or just take this chore off your hands when you’re having a busy day. Additionally, some people simply need dog walking help if they’ve sustained an injury or have health-related issues.


    Regardless of why you’re hiring a dog walker, it’s a hugely positive act for your pet. They get exercise, company, and an extra set of eyes on them.

  • How often should you walk your dog?

    The general rule is to walk your dog at least three to four times a day, with each walk being at least 15 minutes long. However, this can significantly vary depending on the dog breed, the dog's age, and the dog's energy levels. For example, some breeds that require a lot of exercise are Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, and boxers.

  • How long should I walk my dog?

    In total, most vets recommend a dog receives between 30 minutes to two hours of exercise a day. The variation depends on your dog’s energy levels. So, if you're hiring a dog walker for a one-hour morning walk, you can choose to do the other 30 minutes to an hour yourself in the evening.

  • How do you walk a dog?

    Usually, it’s safest to walk your dog on a leash so you can prevent them from wandering away. Dog walkers can help your dog learn how to walk well, as they are experts in dog walking. In general, dogs should walk close to their owners (or dog walker) and stay on the left side.

  • How do you train a dog to walk on a leash?

    Many dogs don’t adapt to leash walking right away. They may lunge, pull, or even stop walking. You can ask your dog walker to help train your dog to walk on a leash better. For example, when dogs pull on a leash, the correct reaction is to stop walking. Eventually, this teaches them that pulling won’t be tolerated.

  • How do I stop my dog barking when out walking?

    It doesn't feel great when your dog barks at other dogs. Luckily, you can train this behavior out of them. The experts recommend you teach your dog to heel. This way, when other dogs pass by, you can get your dog to heel and reward them for their good behavior. You can ask your dog walker to practice this on their walks.

  • Why do dogs like walks?

    Walking your dog has two benefits: it's physical exercise for them and it's mentally stimulating. Dogs are genetically a very active species that likes to be outdoors, so they enjoy getting outside a couple of times a day. Additionally, the smells and sights on their walk stimulate their brain. The human equivalent of a dog’s walk is like reading a good book.