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Best Dog Walkers in Baltimore, MD

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Baltimore 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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Baltimore, MD
$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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Baltimore, MD

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Need help contacting a Dog Walker in Baltimore? 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.

Baltimore, MD 21201

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5.0 (25)
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4.9 (15)
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5.0 (7)

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Happy Dog is a bonded and insured dog walking company in Baltimore. Services include dog walks as well as dog runs for 20, 30, or 45 minutes. For pet sitting, customers can choose from one to four visits per day as well as overnight stays. Sitting prices are for up to 2 dogs or 2 cats, and additional animals cost more. Owners can stay informed of their pets' activities via real-time, online journals.

Baltimore, MD 21230

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4.8 (27)
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4.5 (27)
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5.0 (25)

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The owner of Luv My Pet left his job as a financial analyst to work with animals and has never looked back. Over the past 15 years, the company has become a premiere Baltimore dog walking service. The company has served more than 2,000 clients with daily dog walking, play groups, dog sitting, and extended care. Luv My Pet also offers cat sitting services. The company's website has a page with all walker bios for customers to view.

Baltimore, MD 21211

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Medfield Dog Walkers provides private walks and play dates to dogs in the Baltimore community. Clients can choose from walk/playtime durations of 30 minutes, one hour, or two hours as well as use the company for full pet sitting services. Medfield's owner started out as a volunteer dog walker at the Maryland SPCA.

Baltimore, MD

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4.9 (98)
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4.7 (33)
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4.0 (11)

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Barks & Blooms™ Dog Walkers is a Baltimore dog walking and pet sitting business first opened in 2008. The company today employs 50 dog walkers who can walk, play, train, sit, and stay overnight with dogs as well as groom and train canine pals. Barks & Blooms™ also has cat care services including food and water, medications, and litter box cleaning. Pet Sitters International has named the company a Top 5 dog walker in 2010, 2012, and 2014.

Baltimore, MD 21214

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5.0 (10)

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Dogs Around Town has been a Baltimore dog walker since 2007. The company walker will provide a bathroom break and 15 or 30 minutes of exercise time between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM. Customers can also specify additional needs or lengths of walks. Clients bring their dog for an initial consultation though services can typically start the next day. Dogs Around Town does not have overnight pet sitting.

Baltimore, MD 21213

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4.9 (24)
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5.0 (1)

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The Crate Escape provides dog walkers throughout the Baltimore area. The bonded and insured company also offers daily visits, overnight stays, and dog training via Mutt Magic Training. Each visit covers a walk, feeding, medication, and basic house sitting. Customers can order a single walk, full-time (five days a week), or part-time (2-4 times). The Crate Escape's owner has been in the canine behavior management field for over 15 years.

Baltimore, MD 21201

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4.7 (22)
Yelp
5.0 (2)

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Dogtime is a business offering dog walking services to Baltimore residents. The owner is a volunteer at BARCS and usually walks in the South Baltimore and Locust Point areas. Customers can choose from shorter or longer walks, and additional dogs, as well as after-hours walks, cost extra. Frequent visits and live-in sitting are also available. Extra services clients can opt for include mail retrieval, litter box cleaning, obedience training, washing, and transportation.

Baltimore, MD 21203

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5.0 (17)
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5.0 (10)
Google
3.8 (4)

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Walk the Dog, LLC is a bonded and insured Baltimore dog walking service. Dogs benefit from midday relief, play time and exercise, treats and water, and personal attention. Pet sitters will administer any medicine and vitamins as well as maintain the pet's normal routine and diet. Additional services include bringing in the mail and watering plants. Customers receive a free initial consultation for a walker to meet your dog and talk.

Baltimore, MD 21224

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4.9 (14)
Facebook
4.8 (12)

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Walk Like A Dog offers dog walking services to pet owners throughout Baltimore. Clients benefit from daily walks, basic dog training, administering of meds, pet transportation, litter box cleaning, and pooper scooper service. Sitters can also change light bulbs, run errands, water plants, house sit, feed fish, and retrieve mail. Owners on vacation can opt for multiple visits every day or overnight stays with their pet. Walk Like A Dog is a member of Pet Sitters International.

Baltimore, MD 21231

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5.0 (72)
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5.0 (16)
Yelp
5.0 (6)

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Dogs of Charm City is a pet company that provides dog walking services for pets in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The company promotes dog-friendly communities and events for pet lovers. The company offers one-on-one or group walking services with dog sitters providing real-time updates to the owners with pictures and videos. Services also include dog transportation and dog pack adventures.

Baltimore, MD 21224

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4.8 (35)
Facebook
5.0 (14)
Yelp
5.0 (3)

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Prancing Pooches is a Baltimore dog walking service. Pet sitting, overnight stays, an online store, and photo studio are also available. Clients can pick from options such as Pooch Parties, Slumber Party, and Kitty Kaboodle. All services come with free text notifications, mail retrieval, and a birthday walk. The company is bonded and insured, and all walkers are certified in CPR. Prancing Pooches is a member of Pet Sitters International and the NAPPS.

Baltimore, MD 21209

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5.0 (4)
Facebook
5.0 (1)

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DalyPetCare has been offering pet sitting and dog walking services in the Baltimore area since 2008. Pets benefit from 30-minute or longer visits upon request while owners are away at work or on vacation. If owners are on vacation, employees can also stock the fridge, water plants, and pick up the mail. Overnight house and pet sitting services are also available. Clients can keep tabs on their pets via the Daly Journal or ask for text message, email, or phone call. The company is bonded and insured, and sitters must pass a background check. DalyPetCare provides services in the North Baltimore and Towson area; zipcodes covered are listed on their website.

Baltimore, MD 21239

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4.8 (9)
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5.0 (2)
Yelp
2.5 (2)

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Sentinel Pet Care has been providing dog walking and pet care services to thousands of clients in Baltimore and the surrounding areas since 1994. Services include in-home pet sitting, overnight care, dog walking services. and home care services. Clients can call 24/7, 365 days a year for service, and on-demand pet sitting as well as walking is available. Sentinel Pet Care is a member of Pet Sitters International and the NAPPS.

Compare our Top Dog Walkers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Rover
Baltimore, MD$10 off first booking!
Happy Dog
Baltimore, MD 21201
Luv My Pet
Baltimore, MD 21230
Medfield Dog Walkers
Baltimore, MD 21211
Barks & Blooms™ Dog Walkers
Baltimore, MD
Dogs Around Town
Baltimore, MD 21214
The Crate Escape
Baltimore, MD 21213
Dogtime
Baltimore, MD 21201
Walk the Dog, LLC
Baltimore, MD 21203
Walk Like A Dog
Baltimore, MD 21224
Dogs of Charm City
Baltimore, MD 21231
Prancing Pooches
Baltimore, MD 21224
DalyPetCare
Baltimore, MD 21209
Sentinel Pet Care
Baltimore, MD 21239

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.