Best Dog Walkers
in Newton

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog walkers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers in Newton, MA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Active Paws Inc.

Since 2003, Active Paws Inc. has been providing professional dog walking and pet sitting services in Belmont and Watertown, MA. Services offered both group socialization and solitary walks as well as dog sitting, house visits, and more. They take pride in offering use of their privately owned dog park that is exclusively for their clients. Active Paws Inc. is fully insured and bonded and utilizes modern technology to provide real-time picture message to let the client know how their dog is doing throughout the day. Clients have frequently praised their excellent communication skills as well as their dependability in treating each dog with love.

Waltham, MA(781) 899-7297


Bark 'N Leash

Established in 2014, Bark 'N Leash has been offering top-notch professional pet care and dog walking services in Watertown, Belmont, and Newton. Bark 'N Leash offers a number of packages catered specifically to each pet's needs including, puppy training, dog walking, playgroups, pet sitting for regular clients, and holidays and weekends services. They promise to include no more than three total dogs in a single walk to ensure that each dog is receiving the proper amount of personal attention and care. The winner of the Best of Watertown - Dog Walking award 2015-2017, Bark 'N Leash is a certified Pet First Aid and CPR Instructor.

Watertown, MA(781) 780-2275


Dogs 'R Us

Dogs 'R Us provides professional dog walking, dog training, and general pet sitting services in Stoughton, MA and surrounding areas. Their goal is to focus heavily on humane, positive reinforcement program focusing on pack leadership to ensure that each relationship between the dog and their owner is as healthy and fruitful as possible. With a vast amount of experience at the Thomson School for Dog Obedience Trainers, their local veterinary clinic, and PetSmart, Dogs 'R Us is also a member of the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors and an American Kennel Club Approved Evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen Program.

Stoughton, MA(781) 344-7809


Domesticated Dog Walkers

Founded in 2013 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Domesticated Dog Walkers serves customers throughout Newton, Wellesley, Wayland, Weston, Natick, Norfolk County, and the Boston Metrowest region. Dedicated to providing high-quality, safe, and custom-tailored assistance for dogs of all ages, owner Will Matthews specializes in one-to-one leash walks lasting either thirty or sixty minutes, daily and overnight dog sitting, and pet taxi and concierge services. Fully insured and bonded, he grew up surrounded by pets and delivers consistent and reliable care guaranteed to keep all dogs happy and healthy. Matt is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers as well as Pet Sitters International and has received certification in Canine First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. Many five-star reviews praise the communicative, responsible, and caring service.

Wellesley, MA(339) 222-1451


Four Paws Pet Care

Established in 2011 in Newton, Massachusetts, Four Paws Pet Care has been providing professional pet care to owners of many types of pets including dogs, cats, birds, fish, guinea pigs, rabbits, snakes, and more. Their goal is to provide reliable, safe, and dependable pet care services that keep the well-being of the pets at the absolute forefront. They proudly offer standard walks and house visits, as well as exciting adventure walks, dog playgroups, and dog bathing and grooming at the owner's request. Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR by the American Red Cross, Four Paws Pet Care is licensed and insured by Pet Sitters Associates.

Newton, MA(617) 233-2726


Garden City Dog Walking

Garden City Dog Walking is a professional dog walking and pet sitting company based out of Newton, Massachusetts. Bonded and insured by Pet Sitters Associates, they offer a number of services that include cat sitting, dog sitting, house sitting, dog walking, dog training and more. Their dog training program features a week-long course in building a bond and partnership between an owner and their dog while teaching a number of essential behaviors and commands. In addition to offering competitive pricing on all services, they offer free phone consultations to help gather what services would best serve each individual pet.

Newton, MA(781) 690-0673


Neighborly Dog Walking

Neighborly Dog Walking offers pet care and dog walking services to residents of Waltham, MA. Services offered include dog walking, pet sitting, and overnight stays. In addition to pet care, they also host small dog socials of hour-long playdates for dogs less than twenty pounds. Fully insured, bonded, and Pet First Aird and CPR certified, Neighborly Dog Walking is a member of Pet Sitters International. Their goal is to make certain that all pets are happy, healthy, safe, and fully taken care of when their owners are away. Clients have frequently praised their dependability and professional integrity.

Waltham, MA(339) 927-2793


Paws 'N Walks

Paws 'N Walks has been providing residents of Newton, MA with pet sitting and dog walking services for years. Services offered include dog walking, overnight stays, pet taxi, and drop-in visits. In addition to offering standard dog walks, they offer adventure walks to keep each dog properly exercised and entertained. A member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and CPR and First Aid certified by Pet Tech, they take pride in treating each dog as if it were a member of their family. They are willing to walk each pet through the rain, in the snow, or in the cold, completely regardless of the unpleasant weather.

Newton Lower Falls, MA(781) 591-7088


Pawsitive Dawg

Pawsitive Dawg provides residents of Waltham, MA with professional dog walking and pet sitting services that include solo dog walks, social dog walks, puppy playtime, cat visits, small critter visits, and more. Each member of the staff of Pawsitive Dawg is completely Pet First Aid, and CPR Certified through the American Red Cross or Pro Pet Hero and participates in on-going professional development to show their commitment to the highest standards of knowledge, quality of care and pet industry expertise. Pawsitive Dawg is fully bonded and insured through Mourer Foster and is a member of Professional United Pet Sitters as well as the Pet Professional Guild. While operating primarily out of Waltham, they also offer services to Belmont and Watertown. Clients have frequently praised the high level of care, respect, and affection given to each pet and respective home.

Waltham, MA(617) 840-3198


Pet Assist

Pet Assist has been providing residents of Sharon, MA and surrounding areas with professional pet care services for years. Services offered include dog walking, pet sitting, pet transportation, pet waste removal, and custom care for the smaller animals such as fish, rabbits, and hamsters. A winner of the prestigious Angie's List Super Service Award in 2016, an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, they are an insured member of Pet Sitters Associates and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. A family-owned and operated business, they take great care in making each pet feel like a member of the family.

Sharon, MA(781) 806-5722


The Candid Canine

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 2015, The Candid Canine provides comprehensive dog care services for clients throughout the greater Boston metropolitan area. With a background in ethology, animal cognition, and zoo animal management, owner Rachel Garner specializes in positive reinforcement dog training, loose-leash walking, and daily and overnight pet sitting services. Committed to ensuring the health and safety of dogs of all ages, she offers personalized, high-quality, and reliable care that is both physically and mentally engaging seven days a week. Rachel is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and has received certification in Pet First Aid and CPR, and many shining reviews commend the knowledgeable, talented, and compassionate service.

Cambridge, MA(509) 554-9353



Trails4Tails is a professional dog walking service based in Weston, MA. Their specialty is hosting small playgroups to run, play, and swim off-leash on acres of beautiful conservation land. They take pride in their unique approach to dog walking, while always maintaining appropriate behavior as each dog plays and socializes with one another. Fully insured and Red Cross dog first-aid certified, their goal is to give each dog a fun-filled and adventurous experience that allows them to tread their paws where they don't frequently go. Clients have spoken highly of the ability of Trails4Tails in running out the boundless energy of even the most high-strung dogs.

Weston, MA(781) 249-2136


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