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Belmont, MA 02478Belmont, MA 02478

Above & Beyond Pet Services is a local pet care business established in 2012. A&BPS believes that pets are family, and its goal is to help families with their pet care needs. A&BPS offers individual household walks, focusing on every dog during individual visits rather than impersonal pack walks. Additional services such as pet sitting, small exotic boarding, yard pet waste cleanup, and house sitting are also available. Pet owners appreciate A&BPS's flexible scheduling and weekend and holiday services rendered at no additional charge. Owner Ted Teller strives to provide top-quality and trustworthy service to every client, allowing them to rest assured that their dogs are safe, secure, and happy. Above & Beyond Pet Services is a member of Pet Sitters International, and all employees are fully bonded, insured, and background checked.

Belmont, MA 02478Belmont, MA 02478

Website(617) 279-3219

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5 / 5 ( Best)

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Arlington, MA 02476Arlington, MA 02476

JC's Dog Walking brings 20 years of experience with dogs to dog walking clients in the Arlington area. Services include on-leash pack walks, off-leash pack hikes, dog running, and drop-ins for potty breaks as well as dog sitting and visits for other needs. The owners met while walking their own dogs and quit their day jobs to open a dog walking business together. Jason Christopher previously worked as a veterinary technician, dog trainer, and groomer and can handle more challenging dogs. Gaby Guarisco makes sure to snap photos of all pups and posts them daily. The group is insured and bonded by Pet Sitters Associates and offers free consultations.

Arlington, MA 02476Arlington, MA 02476

Website(617) 718-5888

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Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

7 (Good)

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Consistent (Best)

Brookline, MA 02446Brookline, MA 02446

Pet Stops has been offering dog walking in the Brookline area since 1987. Dog walks last 30 minutes, and sitters make sure to provide plenty of personal attention to the dog, leave a note for the client about the visit, and also administer medication, water plants, and check mail if required. Sitters can also visit cats and other pets and take care of litter boxes, fresh water, food, and other pet needs. The locally owned and operated business thoroughly screens all employees, including via criminal background and reference checks. Additional special services and occasional boarding are also available, and interested parties can contact Pet Stops directly for more information.

Brookline, MA 02446Brookline, MA 02446

Website(617) 738-0080

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Newton Center, MA 02135Newton Center, MA 02135

Purrfect Woof is a dog walking service in Newton Center. Private walks can last 20, 30, or 45 minutes on the leash or off, and dogs will also receive food, fresh water, and medicine as required along with plenty of love and attention. Dog sitting and cat sitting are also available, and home services cover watering of plants, collecting mail and newspapers, turning on lights, and opening/closing blinds. The owner and walker, Amanda, can handle all ages and temperaments of dogs, makes sure to give plenty of affection on every visit, and can accommodate any needs the dog may have. Clients can also request information on Amanda's pet photography service.

Newton Center, MA 02135Newton Center, MA 02135

Website(617) 840-8171

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1 (Good)

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Arlington, MA 02476Arlington, MA 02476

StrutnPup walks dogs throughout the areas of Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, and Medford. Clients appreciate the group's engaging walks, beach hikes and other outings, and plenty of TLC, and additional services include care for special needs dogs, vet visits, and sitting for dogs and other pets, including cats, fish, birds, and reptiles. Plant watering and mail collection are also available. StrutnPup is bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates, LLC and is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, Inc. The owner lived in Africa as a child, grew up surrounded by animals in the wild and at home, and prides herself on a knowledge, love, and respect for all animals.

Arlington, MA 02476Arlington, MA 02476

Website(617) 800-4710

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5 / 5 ( Best)

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5 (Good)

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Consistent (Best)

Wakefield, MA 01880Wakefield, MA 01880

The Happy Dog! Dog Walks handles dog walks for clients in Wakefield and the surrounding areas. An initial meet and greet allows all parties to get to know one another and discuss any special needs the dog may have, walks can last 15 to 45 minutes, and the walker will offer water and treat, if allowed, as well as leave a detailed note at the end of a visit. Owner Kristin Pellegrino previously worked in HR and office management, has been a dog owner her entire life, is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, and is Pet CPR & First Aid Certified. The Happy Dog! Dog Walks is registered, fully insured, and bonded as well.

Wakefield, MA 01880Wakefield, MA 01880

Website(781) 316-4101

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5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

5 (Good)

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Consistent (Best)

Watertown, MA 02472Watertown, MA 02472

TLK Pet Care has been walking dogs in the area for almost 30 years. Staff can walk all breeds of dog, only walk individual dogs unless others are from the same family, practice basic leash manners along with any other training reinforcement requested, and leave a note after each visit. Food, treat, and water will also be provided as instructed. TLK Pet Care is bonded and insured, is referred by local veterinarians and groomers, and holds an A rating with the BBB. The group has also won an Angie's List Super Service Award, specializes in senior pets and those with special medical needs, and offers playgroups and pet sitting as well.

Watertown, MA 02472Watertown, MA 02472

Website(617) 923-9555

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Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

13 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I become a dog walker?
A: There are several ways you can become a dog walker:
  • Work for yourself by offering your services in your community.
  • Apply to a dog walking company for a part-time or full-time job.
  • Sign up for apps like Rover that let you pick up dog walking shifts whenever you want.
Q: How do I start a dog walking business?
A: You don’t necessarily need professional training in dog walking to start a dog walking business; although, it might help! After creating a website, you’ll need to build up a clientele roster. You can do this by offering introductory competitive rates as you wait to grow a reputation in your area.

Q: How soon can I walk my dog after neutering?
A: Usually, dogs should be allowed to rest with minimal activity the first 24-48 hours post-neutering. During this time, just take your dog out for their bathroom breaks. After that, you can start integrating short walks back into their routine. Your vet should provide you with clear guidelines for walking post-neutering.

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