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Best Dog Walkers
in Pittsburgh
2019

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 Pittsburgh, PA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 87 59 17

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.

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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 (412) 559-6610

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Amshel's Home Pet Sitting Service, LLC

Amshel’s Home Pet Sitting Service, LLC has provided Pittsburgh pet care for local canines, felines, rodents, fowl, amphibians, reptiles, and other animals up to 25 miles outside the city since 1993. Its services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and include 30- to 45-minute home visits, overnight stays in clients’ or sitters’ homes, dog walking, yard scooping for regular customers, and a pet taxi to vet appointments and play dates, plus vacation key pickup.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15238 (412) 963-6933

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Downtown Pittsburgh Dogs

Downtown Pittsburgh Dogs is bonded and insured and provides dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training services in and around downtown Pittsburgh. Pets it serves include canines, felines, amphibians, reptiles, and fish. It offers free in-home consultations plus initial individual walks, pack walks, in-home dog training, puppy training and bathroom breaks, midday walks and bathroom breaks, in-home pet visits for attention and refreshing food and water, in-home dog sitting, and overnight pet sitting.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 (412) 567-6133

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DuMontier's Doggy Daycare

DuMontier’s Doggy Daycare in Carnegie is a daycare, dog sitting, and dog walking service for small breeds and senior dogs. Options include full- and half-day daycare in the owner/operator’s home, overnight stays at the owner/operator’s home, overnight stays at the client’s home, and extended stays of five nights or more. The business also provides a pet taxi service, plus 30-minute home visits/walks in and near Carnegie from March through October.

Carnegie, PA, 15106 (412) 527-3239

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Go Dog Go

Go Dog Go, which has been in business for more than a decade, is a dog walking and pet sitting service that caters to pet owners in Regent Square, Point Breeze, Squirrel Hill, and Edgewood, plus in parts of Swissvale and Greenfield. The owner operates the business with a team of dog walkers. Services offered include walks, play groups with compatible dogs, potty break visits, in-home and overnight pet sitting, and delivery and pickup to kennels, vet appointments, and groomers.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15221 (412) 897-1188

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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 (412) 897-8189

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K-9 Companions

K-9 Companions is a bonded and insured Pittsburg dog walking service co-owned by a certified trainer from Three Rivers Dog Training and a certified dog walker. Options include 60- or 30-minute walks, which include mental stimulation and a bathroom break, plus 45-minute walks for dogs who have habits of pulling, lunging, barking, or growling while walking. Pack walks, vacation visits, a pet taxi service, and 15-minute midday bathroom breaks are available.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 (800) 649-7297

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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 (412) 363-5925

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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 (412) 818-2482

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Pittsburgh Dog Training

Pittsburgh Dog Training is based in Raccoon Township. Its owner has more than 10 years of dog training experience. Options include training in the following categories: puppy, basic, advanced, and competitive obedience. Training is also available for problem behaviors, aggression and management, tracking and scent work, Schutzhund/IPO, personal protection, and show dog conditioning. Board/train and private lessons and pet sitting and dog walking can be arranged.

Hookstown, PA, 15202 (724) 814-9718

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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 (724) 244-7982

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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 (412) 608-8509

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Success Just Clicks

Success Just Clicks is an owner-operated Pittsburgh canine training service that uses clickers for positive reinforcement to train its clients. It provides obedience, sports, or behavior modification training in-home, in semi-private group classes, and in group classes. The owner, who has worked with dogs for more than a decade, is a nationally certified trainer, a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, a certified APDT C.L.A.S.S. evaluator and instructor, a certified Canine Good Citizen, a S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluator, and a certified mentor trainer for Animal Behavior College.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15237 (412) 389-0202

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The Pet Nanny of Pittsburg

The Pet Nanny of Pittsburgh, which has been in business for more than a decade, is an insured pet sitter for cats and dogs in Swissvale, Edgewood, Regent Square, Point Breeze, Squirrel Hill, Greenfield, Shadyside, Bloomfield, Morningside, Highland Park, and South Side. Services include 40-minute pet visits and walks. Complimentary services for pet owners who are on vacation include the collection of mail and newspapers, carrying out trash and recyclables, and watering plants during pet visits.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15218 (412) 638-8730

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Treats and Trails

Treats and Trails is a dog walking and pet sitting service that caters to Pittsburgh’s South Hills. Options include 30-minute and 60-minute visits, which feature a photo of the dog, a walk, a screenshot of the route as tracked by GPS, and a treat. Sixty-minute visits also include playtime. The business offers a weekly package, which is four 30-minute visits and one 60-minute visit. Sitting is available for vacationing cat and critter owners whose pets need litter, food, and water changes and playtime.

McDonald, PA, 15057 (412) 257-2528

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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 (412) 400-6472

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Walk and Roll! Dog Services

Walk and Roll! Dog Services is an insured member of Pet Sitters Associates LLC and serves canines throughout Pittsburgh. Services include 15-, 30-, 45-, or 60-minute walks and pet sitting. Thirty-minute visits feature a walk, playtime, feeding, and a water refresh. Overnight visits, which last 12 hours, feature two walks, food and water, multiple bathroom breaks, and light grooming.

Pittsburgh, PA, 15217 (412) 444-8380

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