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Best Dog Walkers in Columbus
2021

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Columbus Dog Walkers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 186 118 16

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

Cheryl’s Doggie Daycare

Based in Columbus, Cheryl’s Doggie Daycare is one of the longest running daycares for pets in the area. Founded in 2004, the company is owned and operated by Cheryl, who holds over ten years of daycare experience for dogs and over 13 years as a pet sitter. The cage-free daycare center provides extended hours as well as outdoor and indoor play and potty areas for pampering pets, exercising them, grooming them, and socializing with humans and other dogs. The staff focus on treating each pet like family and dogs do not have “nap times” like other daycares but are free to play and run around all day or curl up on pillows or couches to rest if they choose. The staff is pet first aid certified and accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Columbus, OH 43228

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Columbus Pet Sitters

A pet sitting company based in Columbus, Columbus Pet Sitters specializes in overnight care, vacation, and daily services. The company focuses on minimizing pets’ stress levels by maintaining a routine and a familiar environment. They are accredited by the Better Business Bureau and are a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Columbus, OH 43220

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Playful Paws

Serving the Columbus Metro area, Playful Paws is a team of professional pet sitters and dog walkers. The company and staff focus on treating each pet as if they were their own and keeping each dog healthy and happy. Founded and owned by Julie Triplett in 2005, the company offers services that include play dates, pet sitting, overnight pet sitting, dog walking, and transportation service. They are a member of the Professional United Pet Sitters and insured and bonded through Pet Sitters Associates, LLC.

Columbus, OH 43205

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Scarlet & Greg’s Pet Services

Started by Greg Wolfe and his canine companion Scarlet, Scarlet & Greg’s Pet Services became a reality after Greg worked part-time in pet care and found his passion for serving animals and their owners. He focuses on building a relationship with each client with dependable and affordable services that meet their unique needs. Serving the Columbus Metro area, their services include dog and cat sitting, potty breaks, and dog walking. They are a member of Pet Sitters Associates, LLC.

Columbus, OH 43215

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The Pampered Paw

Pampering pets in the Columbus and surrounding areas since 2000, The Pampered Paw specializes in providing unique requests, worry-free, and professional and dedicated service. Their services include house sitting, snuggle time, bathing and brushing, puppy and kitten services, pet pick up or delivery, litter box scooping, special sick or elderly pet care, playtime, dog walking, and more. They are a member of the United Pet Sitters, Pet Sitters International, petsittersnetwork.com, mypetcare.com, care.com, petsit.com, petsitUSA.com, and more.

Columbus, OH 43214

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Woof! Downtown Pet Care

Founded by Lane Goldberg in 2010, Woof! Downtown Pet Care offers pet sitting and dog walking services. They focus on providing trustworthy, respectful, and reliable pet care for the Downtown Columbus and surrounding areas. They are a member of Pet Sitters Associates, LLC.

Columbus, OH 43205

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