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Best Dog Walkers in Pittsburgh
2021

Why These Dog Walkers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Pittsburgh 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 81 53 11

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

All About Canine Care

All About Canine Care provides dog training and walking in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. The owner/operator is a certified trainer and is fully Insured and Bonded. He can conduct 30-minute walks in Bakerstown, Cranberry Township, Gibsonia, Mars, Seven Fields, and Valencia. He offers training in Allison Park, Bakerstown, Bradford Woods, Cranberry Township, Freedom, Gibsonia, Glenshaw, Ingomar, Mars, McCandless, McKnight, Seven Fields, Sewickley, Valencia, Warrendale, West View, and Wexford. Training options include for barking, jumping, chewing, digging, pulling on a leash, growling, not coming when called, food aggression, house training, manners, handling, socialization, basic to advanced obedience, and bird dog training.

Valencia, PA 16059

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Good Dog Club

Good Dog Club is bonded and insured and provides dog walking and pet sitting services. Options include 30-minute walks, group walks, and 15-minute bathroom breaks. The pet sitters, who are animal CPR and first aid trained, can make three-hour in-home visits or can pet-sit outside the home. Poop scooping is available upon request. Neighborhoods served include Aspinwall, Blackridge. Churchill, Edgewood, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Greenfield, Highland Park, Penn Hills, Point Breeze, Regent Square, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, and Wilkinsburg.

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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K-9 to 5

Pittsburgh Magazine twice has voted K-9 to 5 its "Best Canine Care Professional." The business is insured and bonded and provides dog walking, pet sitting, and transportation to patrons in East End Pittsburgh. Dog training, handling, and conditioning services are available in Pittsburgh and its suburbs, within 20 miles of East End or downtown. Walkers and sitters are credentialed veterinary and canine training professionals. Options include 30-, 60-, or 90-minute canine visits and walks, 20-minute feline visits, plus in-home veterinary and grooming services, such as administering medication or clipping nails.

Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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Paula's Dog Services

Paula’s Dog Services and Pleasant Paws provides in-home training for canines of all ages, sizes, and breeds in Pittsburgh’s South Hills plus walking, in-home sitting, and boarding for dogs in Pleasant Hills and Jefferson Borough. Training can include manners, such as sitting, coming when called, and walking on a loose leash, or behavior modification for separation anxiety, bathroom difficulties, jumping, or pulling during walks. The trainer/owner is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.

Pittsburgh, PA 15025

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Pittsburgh Pet Services

Pittsburgh Pet Services is owned and operated by a licensed veterinary technician who has more than a decade of experience. She and her husband can provide pet sitting, doggie daycare, boarding in their home, or overnight stays at the pet owner’s home. Other services include pet taxi, pet waste removal, grooming, and basic in-home veterinary care. Options include nail trim, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, injections, and subcutaneous fluids.

White Oak, PA 15131

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Rover's Run

Rover's Run is a family-owned, bonded, and insured Pittsburgh dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training business that serves Allegheny and Washington Counties. The company offers 30- and 60-minute walks and 30-minute, 60-minute, or three-hour visits from pet sitters. Training options include obedience and puppy kindergarten.

Pittsburgh, PA 15216

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Wagg-n-Walk

Wagg-n-Walk is a family owned and operated dog walking and pet sitting business that walks dogs in Pittsburgh, including downtown, Bloomfield, Greenfield, Lawrenceville, Oakland, Point Breeze, Polish Hill, Regent Square, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, and the South Hills. Pet sitting is available throughout the city. Options include midday bathroom breaks, 20-30 minute walks or backyard romps, and 40+ minutes walks for dogs in need of more exercise. Pet sitting packages can include overnight stays and multiple visits per day to potty training puppies. Wagg-n-Walk also offers “latrine duty,” transportation for pets, pet-related errands, and personal assistance.

Pittsburgh, PA 15228

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