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Best Dog Walkers in Lakewood, CO

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Lakewood, CO
$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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Lakewood, CO

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Need help contacting a Dog Walker in Lakewood? 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.

Golden, CO 80401

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4.9 (45)
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5.0 (5)

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Dogs Colorado was founded in 2016 by owner Jeff Fullmer to provide dog walking services in greater Denver, CO. The service area includes Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Loveland, and Longmont. The company provides four categories of service including Energize, Go Slow, Hang Out, and Custom. Energize is a group run or hike lasting forty-five minutes. Go Slow is a forty-five-minute group walk for lower-energy dogs. Hang Out is a thirty-minute home visit and solo walk or playtime. Custom services include pet sitting, boarding, training, transportation, and whatever else customers may require. Customers praise Jeff Volmer’s confidence and use of positive reinforcement exclusively.

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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5.0 (17)

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4 Pawz Sake is a pet service located in Highlands Ranch, CO. The company was founded in 2008. Services provided by 4 Pawz Sake include dog walking, pet sitting, hourly care, cat care, fish care, pet boarding, pet day care, pet taxi, overnight sitting and they also include administration of medication as needed at no additional cost. 4 Pawz Sake won the Best of the Best award for Highlands Ranch more than eight times. The company is bonded and insured and is also certified by the Red Cross to provide pet first aid. In addition, 4 Pawz Sake is a member of Pet Sitters International. Customers describe them as dependable, attentive, and helpful.

Denver, CO 80219

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5.0 (9)

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Harvey Park Pals is a pet sitter located in Denver, CO. Services provided include dog walking, cat visits, overnight pet care, and exotic pet sitting. Dog walks can be scheduled for ten minutes, twenty-five minutes, and fifty-five minutes. Cat visits can be scheduled for ten minutes, thirty minutes, or sixty minutes. Pet sitting services include three visits and overnight visits last for twelve hours. The company also offers house-sitting services including plant care, mail pick-up, trash removal, and more. The company is bonded and insured by Pet Sitters Associates. Customers describe owner Meredith Schultz as dependable and professional and praise her for her care and enthusiasm in taking care of their pets.

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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5.0 (24)
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5.0 (6)
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5.0 (3)

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Five Star Critter Care is a pet sitting and dog walking service located in Highlands Ranch, CO and serving the communities of Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Centennial, and Littleton. Owner Abby Tomkiewicz provides pet sitting, dog walking, cat sitting, puppy care, senior pet care, and special needs pet care. The company offers thirty-minute, forty-five-minute, and sixty-minute pet visits. They also offer dog park visits, enrichment activities, hikes, dog bathing, pet taxi, and house sitting services. Five Star Critter Care is a member of Pet Sitters International and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and is certified by PetTech. Customers praise them for professionalism and clear communication.

Golden, CO 80401

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4.1 (66)

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Personal Touch Pet Care is located in Denver, CO and provides pet care services throughout the Denver metropolitan area including Conifer and Evergreen. The company provides a wide range of pet care services including mid-day potty breaks, dog walking, visits to the dog park, dog sitting, cat sitting, equine care, small animal services, and home care services. Dog walks can be scheduled in fifteen-minute increments up to sixty minutes. Personal Touch Pet Care’s equine services include feeding, watering, bathing, grooming, medications, mucking out, and more. Owner Crystal Brady has been around animals all her life. She remains committed to providing the highest quality of care for her clients, their pets, and their homes.

Englewood, CO 80110

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Noah’s Nannies is a pet sitting company located in Englewood, CO. The company provides dog walking, pet concierge services, pet sitting, and a pet chef package. Each of these services includes a number of other services such as administering medications, feeding and watering pets, physical therapy, valet services, house sitting, equine exercise, and more. The service area includes most of greater Denver. Founder Marti Babb holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from the Bel-rea Institute of Animal Technology. Noah’s Nannies is insured and bonded and is a member of Pet Sitter America, Pet Sitters International, and Pet Sitters Associates, LLC. Customers describe Marti Babb as caring and honest.

Lakewood, CO 80401

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4.7 (24)
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5.0 (18)
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4.3 (16)

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Dog Walking Pals is located in Golden, CO. Owner Sarah Munro and her team of dog walkers provide pet care services to Golden, Arvada West, Applewood, Chief Hosa, Denver West, Belmar, Five Parks, Genesee, Wheatridge, Lakewood, and Morrison. Services provided by Dog Walking Pals include ten-minute let-outs, thirty-minute walks, one-hour walks, dog hiking club, overnight pet sitting, morning and evening pet visits, waste removal, pet taxi, pet errand service, and cat care services. The company is bonded and insured and is also a member of the Professional United Pet Sitters Association. Customers describe them as reliable, kind, trustworthy, and friendly.

Compare our Top Dog Walkers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Rover
Lakewood, CO$10 off first booking!
Dogs Colorado
Golden, CO 80401
4 Pawz Sake
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Harvey Park Pals
Denver, CO 80219
Five Star Critter Care
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Personal Touch Pet Care
Golden, CO 80401
Noah’s Nannies
Englewood, CO 80110
Dog Walking Pals
Lakewood, CO 80401

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.

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