Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Raleigh
2017

Why These Dog Walkers?

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 Raleigh, NC.

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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.

919 Dog

919Dog is a dog walking and pet sitting service in the Triangle area that has operated since 1990. The team of experienced dog walkers and pet sitters is dedicated to providing the most affordable and reliable pet care services for day visits or extended vacation and overnight stays.  The company  has served over 1,000 clients and is an active member of Pet Sitters International, The company has also achieved an A+ rating with the Raleigh-Durham Better Business Bureau.

Raleigh, NC(919) 827-1155

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All Breed Care

All Breed Care was founded in 2005 and provides pet sitting and care services to the Raleigh metro area. All Breed Care’s services include dog walking and sitting and cat care. Their team of experienced sitters provides animals with quality care and attention. All Breed is fully bonded and insured and is a member of the National Association of Pet Sitters.

Raleigh, NC(919) 845-4553

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Anything But Elephants

Anything But Elephants Pet Care was founded in 2005 in Wake Forest and serves the Raleigh metro region. It began as a dog walking service that has expanded into a professional pet care service offering pet sitting, dog and cat training, dog and cat nutrition consults, and care for pets with special needs. Anything But Elephants is a partner of the North Wake Animal Hospital.

Raleigh, NC(919) 523-7590

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Ark Angels Petcare

Ark Angels Pet Care is an in-home pet sitting company serving the Raleigh, Cary, Apex, and Garner areas. They specialize in a range of pets including dogs, cats, birds, and exotic animals. Their expert pet sitting staff offers quality pet sitting, daily dog walks, overnight visits as well as pet taxi services. In addition to being licensed and insured, Ark Angels Pet Care is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, a founding member of the Triangle Area Professional Pet Sitters, and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Raleigh, NC(919) 782-5421

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Bonafide Petcare

Bone-A-Fide Pet Care brings over two decades of experience in animal care to the greater Raleigh metro region. Their team of pet specialists brings attentive care to pet sitting and dog walking services, following a customized pet care plan developed for each customer. Bone-A-Fide is fully licensed and insured and is vet recommended with American Red Cross and CPR certifications. They are also a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International.

Raleigh, NC(919) 720-4156

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Bones Pet Care

Bones Pet Care has over a decade of experience in professional dog walking and pet sitting in the Triangle region. The company features the latest technology including mobile booking software with e-mailed confirmations for easy reservations.  They also send real-time pet visit journals and photos via e-mail as well as GPS tracking for all visits. Bones Pet Care offers free and no obligation in-home consultation meetings and is a member of the Pet Sitters Associates.

Durham, NC(919) 824-2165

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Cuddles On Call

Cuddles On Call is the home alternative to boarding and pet day care serving the Triangle metro region. The company provides pet owners with affordable and customizable quality pet care for their pets with professional dog walking, in-home pet sitting, and pet taxi  services. They specialize in dogs, cats, birds, fish and other small pets.  Cuddles On Call is fully licensed, bonded and insured. The company is a member of the SPCA of Wake County and the Pet Sitters Associates.

Raleigh, NC(919) 803-6051

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Doggie Breaks Dog Walking and Pet Sitting

Doggie Breaks Dog Walking and Pet Sitting is located in the Triangle metro region and specializes in pet care for family pets including dogs, cats,  gerbils, fish, turtles, birds, squirrels, and horses. Their team is certified in pet first aid and in veterinary care​ and offers services covering vacation leaves, medical emergencies, business leaves, and more. Doggie Breaks was named a “Best Of” service by Thumbtack.

Raleigh, NC(919) 345-3490

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Four Paws Pet Sitting

Four Paws Pet Sitting has served the Wake County area since 2004 and their team of pet sitters is screened, bonded, insured, and prepared for emergencies. Their services include dog walking, pet sitting, vacation visits, pet taxis, house visits, and more. Previous customers praise Four Paws for their knowledge, professionalism, and expertise. The company is a member of Pet Sitters International.

Cary, NC(919) 388-7297

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It's A Ruff Life Petcare

It's A Ruff Life Pet Care specializes in professional in-home pet sitting and dog walking in Cary, Raleigh, and surrounding areas. The company offers free consultations for all customers,  allowing their team of professional pet sitters to get to know each owner and animal. The services they offer include dog walks, pet visits, overnights, and holiday care. It’s A Ruff Life is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Cary, NC(919) 238-9425

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Love Fur Life

Love Fur Life Pet Sitting has served the Triangle metro region with professional pet sitting, dog walking and house sitting services since 2006. The team has experience caring for pets with special needs and with providing medical and geriatric care, including medication administration and shots. Love Fur Life’s sitters are experts and specialize in pet sitting for vacations, business trips, and weekend excursions. The company also has pet taxi and shopping services.

Raleigh, NC(919) 764-9446

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Ollie's Dog Walkers

Ollie's Dog Walkers serves the Raleigh and Wake Forest area with pet sitting and dog walking services.  The team’s "home buddies" pet sitters pay home visits to do complimentary consultations. Ollie’s Dog Walkers provide pricing, packages, and services to fit various customer’s needs. Previous customers rave about the team’s attentiveness, compassion, and friendliness when it comes to pet care.

Raleigh, NC(919) 608-5444

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Peak City Puppy

Peak City Puppy is a full-service professional pet care company in Cary serving the Triangle metro region that offers a variety of services for pets. Peak City provides in-home pet sitting and dog walking services at reasonable prices. The company also offers new puppy house-training and manners instructions services. The team consists of locals who are trained and experienced in pet care and are pet owners as well.

Cary, NC(919) 367-7387

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Pet Au Pair

Pet Au Pair provides professional, in-home pet care to clients in the Triangle metro region. The company provides care for frequent business travelers, those preparing for a vacation, or those in need of everyday pet care. The company is licensed, bonded and insured. Their services range from short visits to extended visits and chauffeur services. Pet Au Pair is also a member of Pet Sitters International and a supporter of the local SPCA.

Cary, NC(919) 271-8631

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Phoebe's Pampered Pets

Phoebe’s Pampered Pets is a professional pet sitting company owned and operated by a registered veterinary technician in Raleigh. Founder Melissa Boose has over 17 years of professional pet care experience and has earned her veterinary technician certification. The team at Phoebe’s Pampered Pets provides vacation care, overnight care and midday dog walks as well as customized medical care. The company is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Raleigh, NC(919) 741-8908

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Queen City Petsitting

Queen City Petsitting Productions is located in Raleigh and offers reliable pet sitters who aim to provide top-quality care. In addition to in-home boarding, Queen City offers daytime services including pet sitting and dog walking. The Better Business Bureau accredited company serves the Charlotte, Raleigh and Atlanta metro regions with three teams of  devoted professionals. Their in-home pet services are flexible and cover care for a range of animals, including reptiles and birds.

Charlotte, NC(980) 202-2745

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Raleigh Pet Sitters

Raleigh Pet Sitters has been serving the Triangle region for over a decade and provides professional, affordable, and reliable pet care services. The company is a fully insured and bonded and comes recommended by local vets. All of their sitters are certified in pet first aid and CPR and have passed criminal background checks. Raleigh Pet Sitters provide in-home pet sitting visits, mid-day dog walks, dinner time visits, bedtime visits, and overnight care. The company also offers free consultations.

Raleigh, NC(919) 605-5133

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True Companion Pet Care

True Companion Pet Care provides caring and dependable pet sitting services for dogs and cats in the Raleigh and Wake Forest area. True Companion is fully bonded and insured and their pet sitters provide all day visits, weekday dog walking, overnight pet sitting, and medical administration. True Companion is insured through Pet Sitters Associates and is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Raleigh, NC(919) 397-4619

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Wag The Dog

Wag the Dog Pet Care was founded in 2009 and serves the greater Raleigh and Wake County areas. Owner Crystal Lynch is a native of North Carolina and has worked in the region for over two decades. Wag the Dog Pet Care is selective in choosing pet care professionals who are committed to the needs of customers. The company offers free consultations and services that include brisk visits, weekday walks, extended visits, vacation care, and overnight stays.

Raleigh, NC(919) 604-6638

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Waggers Pet Sitting

Waggers Pet Sitting was founded in 2003 to provide dependable pet care to residents throughout the Triangle metro region. All of Waggers’ team members have reliable and insured transportation and have passed criminal background checks. The company provides a range of services including dog walking, daycare, home sitting, pet taxis, and more. Waggers has received a “Superior Service Award” from Angie’s List.

Cary, NC(919) 244-3940

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