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Best Dog Walkers
in Arlington
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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog walkers in Arlington, VA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 59 39 10

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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A-Plus Pets

A-Plus Pets is a professional pet service company located in McLean, Virginia that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area. Available for both dog-walking and pet sitting services, the company offers prospective clients a free consultation. The company has received the Super Service Award on Angie's List and is locally owned and operated. Though the offices of A-Plus Pets are closed on holidays and weekends, the company is available for pet services every day of the year. A-Plus Pets is fully bonded and insured for clients' protection and its staff is entirely comprised of employees rather than independent contractors.

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Amanda’s Pet Care

Amanda’s Pet Care is an Arlington business that has been caring for pets for more than 12 years. Areas the business serves include Columbia Pike, Penrose, Arlington Village, Lyon Park, Crystal City, Ashton Heights, Virginia Square, Aurora Highlands, Fairlington, Clarendon, Ballston, Courthouse, Rosslyn, Columbia Heights, Pentagon City, Arlington Heights, and Shirlington. Services Amanda’s Pet Care offers are dog walking and pet sitting. Pet owners have the option of a monthly dog visit program which is from Monday to Friday, daily dog visits, or a walk program for puppies. Amanda’s Pet Care is licensed and bonded and is certified in Pet First aid. Amanda is the only DogTEC Certified dog walker in Arlington. Amanda’s Pet Care won Washingtonian’s Best Pet Care in 2011.

Arlington, VA 22202

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APEX Pet Partners

APEX Pet Partners is a business that has been serving clients in Northern Virginia and Washington for more than six years. The business offers dog walks that are 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and one hour long. Other services APEX Pet Partners provides include feeding and fresh water, plant watering, pick-up from the kennel or drop-off at the kennel, ride to the vet, and brushing. The business also provides services around the house such as small home projects, event planning, waiting for repair people, home organization, and moving preparation. APEX Pet Partners is licensed, bonded, insured, and registered. The business is a member of local and national pet sitters associations. Pet owners appreciate their quality of care, honesty, and dependability.

Falls Church, VA 22042

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Arlington Pet Pals

Arlington Pet Pals, located in Arlington, Virginia, is a professional pet service company that serves clients in the Northern Virginia metropolitan areas. An Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau, the company is a member of Pet Sitters International. In the industry for more than a decade, Arlington Pet Pals is independently owned and operated and is fully licensed, bonded, and insured for clients' protection. Services provided by the company include both pet sitting and dog-walking, and its employees undergo certification programs, webinars, and background checks performed by Sterling Talent Solutions. Arlington Pet Pals can be contacted by phone or email for appointments.

Arlington, VA 22207

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CRC Pet Service

CRC Pet Service is a professional pet care business located in Falls Church, Virginia that serves clients throughout the Northern Virginia metropolitan areas of Falls Church, Arlington, McLean, and Fairlington. The company has more than seven years of experience and has worked with such animals as dogs, cats, rabbits, lizards, fish, and birds. Services provided by CRC Pet Service include dog-walking, pet sitting, overnight care for owners on business trips or vacations, and pet taxi services. A Yelp-reviewed company, CRC Pet Service is trained to administer insulin, intravenous fluids, pills, and topical medicine to cats and dogs. The company requires an in-person consultation prior to its services.

Falls Church, VA 22046

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Happy Hounds LLC

Happy Hounds LLC is a business that has been serving clients in South Arlington, North Arlington, and areas of Del Ray and Alexandria for more than 15 years. The business provides one-on-one dog walking, pet sitting during the day and overnight at a client’s home, cat care, and transportation services. Happy Hounds LLC’s caregivers are background checked. The business is licensed, bonded, and insured. Happy Hounds LLC is a member of Pet Sitters International. Washingtonian Magazine named Happy Hounds LLC Best of Dog Walking Companies in 2006 and 2008. Clients appreciate their flexibility, sense of humor, reliability, attention to detail, and professionalism.

Arlington, VA 22204

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KSR Pet Care

In the industry since opening its doors in 2008, KSR Pet Care is a professional pet service company located in McLean, Virginia that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company has also expanded services into such areas as Great Falls, Annandale, and Springfield. KSR Pet Care is an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau and offers its clients such services as dog walking and training, overnight care, puppy care, pet sitting, house and plant care, and pet taxi services. The Washingtonian listed KSR Pet Care in its Best Of Issue in 2013. The company is available every day of the week.

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Passionately Pets

Passionately Pets is a professional pet service company located in Arlington, Virginia that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company is a winner of the Super Service Award on Angie's List every year since 2012 and has been named a Best Pet Service by The Washingtonian in 2017. Services provided by Passionately Pets include both midday dog walking and vacation pet sitting as well as overnight stays. In the industry since opening its doors in 2007, the company is fully bonded and insured for clients' protection and its employees are trained and certified in both Pet CPR and Pet First Aid.

Alexandria, VA 22312

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Two Way Dog Walking and Pet Services

Two Way Dog Walking and Pet Services is an Arlington business that provides services to pet owners. The business offers morning, evening, mid-day, and weekend dog walks, as well as daytime pet sitting and overnight pet sitting. Daytime pet sitting includes feeding, fresh water, socializing, potty breaks, massages, playtime, and photo updates. Other services Two Way Dog Walking and Pet Services offers include grooming and cat sitting. All new clients have a meet and greet. Owners Melissa and Linda worked at a dog walking company before they decided to start their own business. The business is a member of Pet Sitters Associates LLC. Clients remark on their flexibility, honesty, professionalism, attention to detail, compassion, and availability.

Arlington, VA 20330

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Untangled Leashes

Untangled Leashes is a business that provides services to pet owners seven days a week. The business cares for pets in Vienna, Merrifield, Annandale, Tysons, Falls Church, Oakton, McLean, Dunn Loring, North Arlington, and parts of Fairfax. Untangled Leashes’ services are dog walking and pet sitting. Options for dog walking are 15-, 30-, and 45-minute visits. The business customizes services for puppies. Untangled Leashes provides pet sitting for dogs, cats, guinea pigs, birds, rabbits, and more. Owner Melissa Nino has volunteered at the Wildlife Rescue Center and trained and cared for hard to place dogs as a volunteer at the SPCA. Clients appreciate their punctuality, dependability, responsiveness, and flexibility.

Falls Church, VA 22043

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