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Best Dog Walkers in Woodbridge

2024

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Woodbridge, VA
  • Pets Services
  • Dog Walking

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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4.5

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Woodbridge, VA

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Woodbridge, VA 22191

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Paw Keepers Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Service caters to the in-home pet care needs of clients in Woodbridge. It provides services such as mid-day dog walks as well as vacation pet sitting care for dogs, cats, hamsters, birds, rabbits, and tropical fish. Visits include exercise, play, food and water refreshes, pet grooming, medication administration, and home security checks. The business also offers options like litter box change, special meals, and key pick-up or return. It has been serving pet owners for two decades.

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5.0
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5.0 / 5 (18)
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5.0 / 5 (2)

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Woodbridge, VA 22192

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K9+ Pet Services, LLC is a Woodbridge business that helps pet owners by offering dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training services. The business provides 20-minute dog walks with extra time available and additional dogs for a fee. Private dog training lessons at clients’ homes and group classes are available. Vacation pet sitting is for dogs, cats and small critters such as but not limited to rabbits, turtles, etc., it includes yard clean-up, taking out the trash, bringing in the mail, plant watering, and light rotation. Jessica is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and she is certified to teach the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen classes. Clients remark on their skill and quality of service. She also earned her CPDT-KA certification (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed) from CCPDT in September 2016.

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5.0
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5.0 / 5 (3)
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5.0 / 5 (3)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (3)

Website
Woodbridge, VA 22193

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4 Paws Walker, LLC is a Woodbridge business that has been serving clients for more than eight years. The business helps when clients cannot be there and provides dog walks, potty breaks, dog sitting, cat sitting, overnight pet setting, pet taxi service, and pet food delivery. Dog walk options are 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes. Cat visits are 20 minutes, 30 minutes, or 60 minutes. 4 Paws Walker, LLC offers free 30-minute consultations. The business provides reports with photos following every visit, the dog walk GPS path, and online scheduling. Clients remark on their dependability, flexibility, quality of care, honesty, prices, and communication.

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5.0
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5.0 / 5 (14)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (4)

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Lorton, VA 22192

Why choose this provider?

Paws R Us Pet Services, LLC is a Woodbridge business that provides services for dogs, cats, and caged animals. The business’ service area includes Fairfax Station, Lake Ridge, Lorton, and Woodbridge. Paws R Us Pet Services, LLC provides dog visits of 20 to 60 minutes which include a walk, water, feeding, and playtime. A package of 10 dog walks and a monthly flat rate package are available. Add-on options include house checks, an additional dog, an additional puppy, and late or early visits. Paws R Us Pet Services, LLC is licensed, bonded, and insured. The business offers a free initial consultation. Paws R Us Pet Services, LLC is a member of Pet Sitters International. Clients appreciate their flexibility, communication, patience, and availability.

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4.6
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (5)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
Woodbridge, VA 22195

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Sierra Stroll Pet Care, Inc. is a Woodbridge business that has been serving pet owners for more than nine years and has over 25 years of experience. Areas the business serves include Dumfries, Lake Ridge, Dale City, Lorton, Montclair, Occoquan, Rippon Landing, and Woodbridge. Services Sierra Stroll Pet Care, Inc. offers include dog walking, pet sitting, and pet taxi. Owners can choose the weekday dog walking service for one, two, or three dogs. The walks are approximately 20 minutes long. Pet sitting is for dogs, cats, and pets in aquariums and cages. Owner Chris Caswell has certifications in animal CPR and animal First Aid. She also has certifications in animal training, behavior, nutrition, and health. Sierra Stroll Pet Care, Inc. is a member of Pet Sitters International. The pet caregivers are bonded and insured. Clients remark on their prices, reliability, compassion, and punctuality.

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4.8
Google
5.0 / 5 (12)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (8)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Introduction

    Many people have turned to dog walking as a regular household service. Dog walking can give your pet some exercise while you’re away at work or just take this chore off your hands when you’re having a busy day. Additionally, some people simply need dog walking help if they’ve sustained an injury or have health-related issues.


    Regardless of why you’re hiring a dog walker, it’s a hugely positive act for your pet. They get exercise, company, and an extra set of eyes on them.

  • How often should you walk your dog?

    The general rule is to walk your dog at least three to four times a day, with each walk being at least 15 minutes long. However, this can significantly vary depending on the dog breed, the dog's age, and the dog's energy levels. For example, some breeds that require a lot of exercise are Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, and boxers.

  • How long should I walk my dog?

    In total, most vets recommend a dog receives between 30 minutes to two hours of exercise a day. The variation depends on your dog’s energy levels. So, if you're hiring a dog walker for a one-hour morning walk, you can choose to do the other 30 minutes to an hour yourself in the evening.

  • How do you walk a dog?

    Usually, it’s safest to walk your dog on a leash so you can prevent them from wandering away. Dog walkers can help your dog learn how to walk well, as they are experts in dog walking. In general, dogs should walk close to their owners (or dog walker) and stay on the left side.

  • How do you train a dog to walk on a leash?

    Many dogs don’t adapt to leash walking right away. They may lunge, pull, or even stop walking. You can ask your dog walker to help train your dog to walk on a leash better. For example, when dogs pull on a leash, the correct reaction is to stop walking. Eventually, this teaches them that pulling won’t be tolerated.

  • How do I stop my dog barking when out walking?

    It doesn't feel great when your dog barks at other dogs. Luckily, you can train this behavior out of them. The experts recommend you teach your dog to heel. This way, when other dogs pass by, you can get your dog to heel and reward them for their good behavior. You can ask your dog walker to practice this on their walks.

  • Why do dogs like walks?

    Walking your dog has two benefits: it's physical exercise for them and it's mentally stimulating. Dogs are genetically a very active species that likes to be outdoors, so they enjoy getting outside a couple of times a day. Additionally, the smells and sights on their walk stimulate their brain. The human equivalent of a dog’s walk is like reading a good book.