Laurels
Best Dog Walkers
in Salt Lake City
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 Salt Lake City, UT.

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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.

Auggie's Doggie Adventures

Auggie’s Doggie Adventures offers dog walking and hiking for breeds that require more exercise and physical activity than the busy lifestyles of their owners allow. During playtime, dogs will learn basic commands like “sit,” “stay,” “come,” and “heal,” and if they already know or become familiar with these commands, they will not be required to wear a leash during walks and hikes. Auggie’s Doggie Adventures also offers cage-free boarding and in-home dog sitting services.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 512-6661

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Barley's Canine Recreation Center

Barley’s Canine Recreation Center is truly a spa day care experience for dogs with its indoor pool designed specifically for dogs, dog acupuncture, chiropractic care, and massage services. The center offers drop-in and package rates for swimming sessions. Barley’s Canine Recreation Center kept senior pets in mind during the facility's design process by installing soft, recycled rubber flooring throughout the day care area and building ramps in any and all places where stairs could have gone. The business also offers training classes, dog walking, dog washing, and in-home dog sitting services.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 467-6069

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Dirty Johnson's

Dirty Johnson’s in Salt Lake City offers dog walking, dog grooming, and pet sitting services and has a self-wash dog wash facility that includes access to shampoos, conditioners, pet brushes, scissors, warm water, towels, and more starting at $9 for small dogs. Dirty Johnson’s offers add-on services like nail trims for $8 and FURminator de-shedding treatments for $5. The business cares for pets whose owners are out of town either with daily visits that include feeding, dog walks, cage and litter box clean up, playtime, and services like rotating blinds and lights and watering indoor plants. Yard clean-up services start at $25.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 486-0683

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Doggy's Big Day

Doggy’s Big Day is a dog walking and pet sitting in Murray that also offers pet taxi services. Individual and group walks are available with pickup and drop-off services included. The sitters at Doggy’s Big Day can either care for pets from within the owner’s home by visiting once or multiple times per day or even staying overnight. On occasion, sitters can take pets into their own homes if space is available. The business’s website contains profiles of all dog walkers and sitters that include their personal story about their love for animals.

Murray, UT(385) 202-3648

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Don't Leave Me This Way

Don’t Leave Me This Way is a pet sitting service in Salt Lake City is a member of the Association of Pet Sitting Excellence and is bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates. The business offers dog walking and pet sitting services. Don’t Leave Me This Way prioritizes an animal’s comfort by offering pet sitting services within the owner’s home. A pet sitter can either stay overnight with the pet or can drop by throughout the day for walks and feedings, so pets don’t have to go to a kennel or otherwise traditional boarding facility. Don’t Leave Me This Way also helps sheltered dogs find new homes and can help locate lost pets by communicating with local shelters and rescue organizations.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 210-2501

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Happy Paws Pet Sitting Plus

Happy Paws Pet Sitting Plus is a business in Midvale that offers in-home pet sitting at per-visit pricing for cats, dogs, and other pets. Happy Paws Pet Sitting also offers private dog walks through the pet’s home neighborhood. The company is bonded and insured and has over a decade of experience in pet care.

Midvale, UT(801) 205-4491

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Hound Hearts

Hound Hearts in Salt Lake City specializes in dog walking and dog daycare and boarding services. Pick-up and drop-off are available as well. The business came to be after the owner and founder discovered she had a knack for homemade dog treats and already spent a substantial amount of time caring for the pets of friends and family. Hound Hearts sells the dog treats it gives out to its furry boarding guests, and will even deliver them to customers’ homes for an additional $5 fee. One client of Hound Hearts said, “We love Hound Hearts Dog Daycare. My Lulu has been going here for 3 months now. Sandy is great, and shows a genuine love for dogs. On most days Sandy will post pics on Facebook, and it’s nice to see how happy my dog is and how much fun she’s having. Best of all, at the end of the day, my Lulu is knocked out from all the fun she has had.”

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 865-2703

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Jackie Town Dog Service

Jackie Town Dog Service in Salt Lake City offers dog sitting, dog walking, washing, and playful interaction for pets whose owners may be away for the day. Leashes, shampoo, and conditioner are included in dog walking and bathing prices. The business offers membership plans that cost between $6 and $10 per month which offer between 25 and 50 percent off all services.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 272-2277

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Merry Pets

Merry Pets is a business in Salt Lake City that offers services such as dog walking, dog hiking, grooming, dog sitting, and dog transport to veterinary and grooming appointments, and more. Grooming services that Merry Pets offers include nail trimming, bathing, and brushing at either the client’s home or a nearby dog washing facility. The company’s website has rates listed for all services. Pick-up and drop-off are often included in service prices.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 990-2951

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Mixed Company Dog Walking & Pet Sitting

Mixed Company Dog Walking & Pet Sitting offers playtime, off-leash hikes, dog park visits, and pet taxi services. In addition to daycare and transportation services, the business offers pet sitting and overnight stays for when owners go out of town and can’t take their furry friend with them. Mixed Company Dog Walking & Pet Sitting trims nails and gives baths and offers discounts for families with multiple dogs. The business is happy to provide owners with visit reports informing them of the day’s activities and any behavioral notes or observations regarding their pet. One client said, "Sara is an exceptional find! Our hyperactive border collie, Shula, did NOT like strangers coming into the house, but Sara won her over in no time at all. We have noticed a huge difference in Shula's behavior with houseguests since Sara has been walking the dogs twice a week. She used to pace and growl the entire time someone came to visit. Now she brings them a ball, plops her head in their lap, and waits expectantly to play! Sara is patient, gentle, caring, and responsible.”

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 712-0223

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Peace of Mind Pet Sitters

Peace of Mind Pet Sitters in Sandy is licensed, bonded, and insured and is certified by the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. The business offers in-home pet care that includes bathroom breaks, cleaning of food and water dishes and litter boxes, walks and affection time. Peace of Mind Pet Sitters also offers a sense of security while owners are away by alternating lights and blinds, collecting mail, and other minor household maintenance needs. The company stands by the Dog Whisperer Cesar Milan’s approach to dogs in advocating and offering exercise, discipline, and affection. Services are charged per visit.

Sandy, UT(801) 656-8296

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SLC Dogwalker

SLC Dogwalker in Salt Lake City is licensed, bonded, and insured and has over 14 years of experience in pet care. The business offers individual and group walks and hikes, pet care visits, dog sitting services. Dog sitters can either visit the home two to three times per day to feed, water, and walk pets, or stay with the pet in the owner’s home overnight. Sitters are also happy to bring in mail and water plants. SLC Dogwalker has prices and other information listed on its website.

Salt Lake City, UT(801) 661-4411

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Train Walk Poop

Train Walk Poop is a licensed, bonded, and insured training, dog daycare, and boarding facility in South Salt Lake. The business is a member of Pet Sitters Associates and the International Association of Canine Professionals. Train Walk Poop offers both one-on-one training classes and boot camps for puppies, adolescent, and adult dogs. After all dog walks, owners automatically receive a GPS-tracked record of their pet’s walk along with any notes from the dog walker. Train Walk Poop also offers grooming services including ear cleaning, gland expression, nail trimming, and de-shedding treatments ranging from $40 to $60 depending on the size of the dog.

South Salt Lake, UT(801) 613-1364

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