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Best Dog Walkers in Columbia
2021

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Columbia 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

A & B's Pampered Pets

A & B's Pampered Pets is a pet services provider in Columbia that has more than 18 years of experience caring for dogs and cats in most Howard County neighborhoods. The company offers afternoon dog walking, vacation pet sitting, pet taxi, and related services. All A & B's Pampered Pets sitters are bonded, insured, background-checked, drug-tested, and trained in Pet CPR and First Aid. Clients can call or e-mail to set up their free initial consultation.

Columbia, MD 21045

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A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park is a family-owned pet sitting service in Bethesda that is open 365 days a year to clients in Montgomery County. The company offers services like daily dog walking and exercising, pet transportation, yard waste clean-up, and delivery of food and other supplies. A Walk in the Park is licensed, and it is bonded and insured with Business Insurers of the Carolinas through Pet Sitters International.

Bethesda, MD 20814

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C-PUP Pet Sitting & Dog Walking

C-PUP is a pet sitting and dog walking company in Hyattsville that is bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates. The company offers flat rates on its services and free vet coverage, and it provides regular e-mail updates to clients who are away. Initial meetings with the pets' human parents are complimentary.

Hyattsville, MD 20782

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Family Tails Pet Sitters

Family Tails is a pet sitting service in College Park that professionally cares for dogs and cats. The company's services include dog walking and litter box cleaning, and its employees conducts in-home visits to do chores like administering oral or topical medications. Family Tails maintains a crime bond and a comprehensive liability insurance policy with Pet Sitters Associates, and it offers free meet-and-greet consultations.

College Park, MD 20741

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Jen's Gentle Pet Sitters

Jen's Gentle Pet Sitters is a dog walking and pet sitting service in Odenton that is bonded, insured, and certified in pet first aid and CPR by the American Red Cross. The company offers a range of services that include overnight in-home stays and pet transportation, and it is available 24/7 all year round. Jen's serves dogs, cats, birds, and even hermit crabs.

Odenton, MD 21113

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Morgan Family Pet Services

Morgan Family Pet Services is a family-owned pet sitting company in Ellicott City and downtown Frederick that opened 2011. The company's services include daily walks, fresh water replacement and feeding, clean-up, and overnight stays. Morgan Family Pet Services charges $20 per 30-minute walk, plus $3 for each additional dog. The company also serves cats and several other animal species owned by humans.

Ellicott City, MD 21042

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Pet Sitters

Pet Sitters is an insured and bonded pet sitting service in Timonium that opened in 2002. The company offers individualized attention to dogs, cats, horses, alpacas, birds, fish, and small reptiles. The company provides an overnight service, and it can administer medications at no extra charge. Pet Sitters is open 365 days a year to customers from several neighborhoods of northern Baltimore County, and its 30-minute daytime visit costs $20. Clients can call to book their free meet-and-greet consultation.

Timonium, MD 21093

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Ready Pet Go – Dog Walking and Pet Sitting

Ready Pet Go is a dog walking and pet sitting service in Keymar that covers several areas in Frederick and Carroll counties. The company observes a no-time-limit policy on its services, so clients will not have to worry about paying extra. Ready Pet Go is fully bonded and insured, and it is Pet First Aid-certified. The company requires clients to set up a meet-and-greet consultation, which is free, so their pets can find their perfect sitter.

Keymar, MD 21757

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Sentinel Pet Care

Sentinel Pet Care is a dog walking and pet sitting company in Towson that has been taking care of clients since 1994. The company offers its services 24/7, and it can respond to last-minute requests. Sentinel Pet Care is bonded and insured, and it has facilities for dog training and pet care classes.

Baltimore, MD 21239

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Sit Doggie

Sit Doggie is a dog walking and pet sitting service in New Market that covers the entire town and the neighboring communities within Frederick County. The company takes care of the pets' daily needs, including walks and food, and its staff is trained to administer medications and perform clean-up chores. Sit Doggie serves dogs, cats, birds, fish, guinea pigs, and hamsters, and its consultations are free. The company accommodates last-minute appointments.

New Market, MD 21774

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Synergy Pets

Synergy Pets is a dog walking and boarding service in Pasadena that is bonded and insured. The company also cares for cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, iguanas, and fish while these animals' human parents are away. Synergy's services include transporting pets to destinations like the vet clinic and animal grooming salon, and daytime pet sitting costs $25 per 45-minute session.

Pasadena, MD 21122

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Tails on Trails

Tails on Trails is a dog walking and pet sitting service in Odenton that is included in Washingtonian magazine's Best of Washington list. The company performs basic tasks, and it also offers vacation care and dog boarding services. Tails on Trails trains employees on the industry's safety standards for themselves and their four-legged wards. The company subjects all of its staff to extensive background checks, and it guarantees honest service to all clients.

Odenton, MD 21113

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