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Brooklyn, NY
  • Dog Walking
  • Pets Services

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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4.5

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Brooklyn, NY

Why choose this provider?

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Brooklyn, NY 11215

Why choose this provider?

Hair of the Dog Walkers is a professional dog walking and pet sitting duo serving the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Park Slope, South Slope, and Gowanus. Services include dog walking, pet sitting, overnight stays, puppy visits, and dog running. Hair of the Dog Walkers also cares for cats and other small pets. They are certified walkers through dog*tec, fully insured and bonded, and pet CPR/First Aid certified.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (14)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Founded in 2000, Animal Loving Care is a fully insured and bonded dog and cat care service in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Animal Loving Care provides dog walking, home-style doggie daycare, cage-free dog boarding, dog and cat grooming, and cat care services. Animal Loving Care also offers weekly puppy socialization classes. Animal Loving Care boasts long-term clients who trust them with their pets.

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4.9
Google
4.8 / 5 (185)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (171)
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (50)

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Brooklyn, NY 11237

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Good Dog Walking Company provides full service pet care throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan and has been serving the area for over a decade. Services include group and solo dog walking, puppy care, pet chaperone, in-home dog sitters, in-home boarding, cat sitters, and other pet care. Good Dog Walking also provides clients with information about local dog runs. Potential clients can reach the Good Dog Walking Company by email at info@gooddogwalking.com.

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3.8
Facebook
3.7 / 5 (6)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (4)

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Brooklyn, NY 11215

Why choose this provider?

The Dog Walking Network provides dog walking, boarding, and pet care services in Park Slope, South Slope, Greenwood Heights, Windsor Terrace, Kensington, Gowanus, Prospect Heights, and Crown Heights, seven days a week rain or shine. The Dog Walking Network specializes in individually tailored pet needs, from single dog walks for special needs dogs to medical cat sits, and all pet care providers are insured and bonded. In addition to dogs and cats, The Dog Walking Network cares for fish, birds, guinea pigs, and other animals too.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (28)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (13)
Google
5.0 / 5 (3)

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Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Brooklyn Bark is an award-winning pet care company providing service to most neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Services include dog walking, day boarding, pet sitting, and in-home boarding. Brooklyn Bark also works with clients to introduce pets and new babies. Brooklyn Bark offers online scheduling, GPS tracking, and first-aid and CPR certified staff.

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4.6
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (95)
Facebook
4.7 / 5 (31)
Google
4.8 / 5 (30)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Founded in 2009, Rufflife offers personalized pet care services in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, parts of Bed-Stuy, and Prospect Heights. Fully insured and bonded Rufflife professionals offer dog walking and pet sitting services including cats, rabbits, and other furry or scaly pets. Rufflife also provides in-home country boarding in Westchester. Five-star Yelp reviews praise Rufflife for the quality of their service.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Mobile Mutts Dog Walking and Cat Sitting has more than a decade of experience serving customers in the Brooklyn area. Dog walking services include group walks, puppy visits, and solo walks as well as pet sitting. For customers fostering a second dog, Mobile Mutts Dog Walking and Cat Sitting offers free walks. Full cat care includes feeding, cleaning the litter box, playtime, and grooming. Mobile Mutts Dog Walking and Cat Sitting is available 365 days a year, takes same day requests, and does not charge cancellation fees. Yelp reviews consistently give Mobile Mutts Dog Walking and Cat Sitting five stars.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (159)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (35)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Why choose this provider?

Dogger is a professional, insured, and bonded dog walking and pet sitting service throughout Brooklyn. Dog walking services include e-mailed walk updates, online booking, GPS tracking, feeding, basic training, and oral medication administration. Dogger also offers pet sitting, overnight visits, and transportation to/from the groomer or vet. All of Dogger's dog walkers are certified in pet first aid and CPR.

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4.9
Google
4.8 / 5 (28)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (12)

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3.8
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Brooklyn, NY 11215

Why choose this provider?

City Dog Strut is a Brooklyn dog walking and training service. City Dog Strut employs professional dog walkers who are first aid/CPR certified and fully insured on Pet Sitters International. They also offer online booking, GPS tracking, e-mail notifications, and basic training. City Dog Strut's private dog training services include puppy training, obedience training, socialization, and behavioral issues. Customers rave about City Dog Strut's ability to train and socialize difficult pets.

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4.9
Google
4.9 / 5 (20)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (2)

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5.0
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Website
Saugerties, NY 12477

Why choose this provider?

With more than 15 years of experience, Susie's Pet Care is a fully insured and bonded dog walking, training, and boarding service in the Hudson Valley including Saugerties, Catskill, Woodstock, Hudson, and Kingston. Susie's Pet Care is CPDT-KA certified in dog training and a member of ADPT. In addition to private training, Susie's Pet Care offers monthly four-week training sessions. Susie's Pet Care is a member of and insured through the Pet Sitters Association.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (25)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (19)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (12)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Why choose this provider?

Pooch & Kitty is a professional pet care company serving Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Downtown/Metrotech, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bed-Stuy, and neighboring parts of Brooklyn as well as many Manhattan neighborhoods. Services include dog walking, in-home puppy care, cat sitting, overnight pet sitting, dog running, and more. Pooch and Kitty has bonded and insured dog walkers and pet sitters through Pet Sitters Associates.

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4.6
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (31)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (8)

Website
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Why choose this provider?

Officially opened in 2008, Your Spoiled Pets is a full-service pet care company serving all of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, as well as parts of Bushwick. Services include individual and buddy dog walking, doggy daycare, crate-less dog boarding, and cat/pet sitting. Your Spoiled Pet also offers training services. Reviewers on Yelp consistently award Your Spoiled Pet five stars for the care they show their customers' pets.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (133)
Google
4.8 / 5 (48)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (19)

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5.0
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Website
379 Lefferts Ave. #3A, Brooklyn, NY 11225
  • Dog Boarding
  • Dog Daycare
  • Dog Walking

Why choose this provider?

QC Dog Walking Services provides friendly, reliable canine care to pet owners in the Brooklyn metro area. Founded in 2014, its mission is to provide and surpass the highest level of comfort, convenience, and assurance to Brooklyn dog and cat owners. Its team of walkers is well vetted and trained in dog handling. It offers a variety of packages for week and weekend walks, full-day, weekend, and holiday boarding, and more. QC Dog Walking Services is WAGAT-Certified.

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4.9
Google
4.9 / 5 (37)
Yelp
4.9 / 5 (32)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (7)

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5.0
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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.