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Bakersfield Dog Walkers

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Oneal Construction Cleaning
from 8 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kristina B.
Verified review

Walking into my home, after Denise comes, is like being handed a shiny, sparkly gift. She vacuums, mops, dusts, scrubs. She is the first person who was able to make my 1950's bathtub white, God bless her. If I have some items I didn't get to tidy she just puts them in a neat pile and cleans around it, although I really recommend keeping it tidy for her, both of you benefit. I also appreciate that she uses a lot of natural products in my home. They get the job done, trust me. I can't recommend her enough. She is a kind, hard-working, honest, and a GREEN house cleaner.

Furry Fine Dog Grooming
from 7 reviews
    Rebecca D.
    Verified review

    Jessica is very good with animals! We had both of our dogs nails trimmed and washed and dried to perfection! My dads dog has also been to Jessica and he was very pleased with her work

    from 3 reviews
      Rebecca M.
      Verified review

      Our pet trainer Destiney was amazing with our Husky, Ronin. He was absolutely impossible until we brought him and went through courses with Destiney. She worked so well with him and now he’s a completely new dog!

      • 9 years in business
      Melissa C.
      Verified review

      Excellent, professional, and reliable! The team at Woof N Wag is so amazing and loving. I feel so at ease when going out of town, knowing my dog is in great hands.

      • 33 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Thumbtack Customer
      Verified review

      First time have our dog groomed, they did a great job.


      I, of course, am a dog lover. I have walked everyone's dog. I have great references available, and I have no problem with long walks.

      • 22 years in business

      A passionate dog trainer with intrinsic love for animals seeking similar position while offering expertise in obedience and agility training coupled with an in-depth knowledge of canine behavioral. I have a gift when it comes to animals; of course, growing up on a farm has made me understand animals and how I correct behavioral problems with positive reinforcement. Witch is the proper way to train all animals! With love and understand.


      When the owner is away, the dogs will play. I offer dog walking, plenty of exercise, love and attention. From young to old and from small to tall, I will walk them all.


      I provide pet sitting or dog walking (small or big dogs). I love dogs, and I love to be around them. I am experienced with taking care of dogs.

      • 4 years in business

      I walk your dogs for a reasonable price that can be negotiated. Friendly dogs only,please. Bring your dog to me and I will walk around the public park with the dog, so it gets well-exercised.

      • 4 years in business

      I use all natural products, eco friendly and homemade. I care about the pet parents and the dogs they both matter. I lobe driving to them, makes it more convenient for them. I love to have fun and love the elderly dogs as well as the special needs ones.

      • 3 years in business

      My work stands out because I care about the animals. I take my time and make sure they are truly comfortable.

      • 5 years in business

      No don't have job


      I will walk your dogs when you are unable to while working or busy with kids. I can pet sit while you are vacationing or traveling for work. I am able to treat your animals when they are sick or for any basic caring.


      My name is Sara. I go to school in the morning. I walk any kind of dog, and I only walk dog in the afternoons, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, I walk dogs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


      I walk dogs and feed cats everyday. I have a dog mix. She's so lovable. I also have nine cats, the cats all have names.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What does a dog walker do?

      We all know our dogs love going on long, adventure-filled walks, but jobs and family and commuting can make it difficult to give them the leash time they deserve. You can hire a professional dog walker to make sure your furry friend gets adequate exercise and outdoor time each day. A professional dog walker may be an individual contractor or work for a dedicated dog-walking company. In either case, you want to make sure the pro has the appropriate insurance in case of an emergency. Some people opt to give the dog walker a key to their house; others to have them pick up the dog from the yard. Dog walking can happen as often as multiple times per day, or just a few times a month as needed. Here are some questions to ask when you are interviewing a new dog walker:  

      • Will you or someone else be walking my dog?
      • Do you have a backup plan if you can’t make it for a scheduled walk?
      • Will you walk my dog by itself, or do you walk several dogs at once?
      • What are your different walk routes?
      • When will you pick up and drop off?
      • How will we communicate?
      • Do I have to commit to a schedule or are you flexible?
      • What’s your cancellation policy?
      • What’s your response plan if my dog gets injured or becomes sick?
      • How and how often do I pay you?
      • Do you offer package pricing if I buy multiple dog walks up front?

      How much do dog walkers charge?

      The cost of dog walking depends on several factors including length and frequency of dog walks, the number of dogs on the walk, distance to your house, and any additional services you request. The national average cost range for a dog walk is $10-$20, but that price will vary based on where you live in the country and the regional cost of living and doing business. 

      The longer the dog walk, the higher your costs will be. Dog walkers offer a range of walk lengths, from 15-minute potty breaks to long hikes of 120 minutes or more. For example, a dog walker may charge $15 for a 15-minute walk and $35 for a 35-minute walk. Requesting that your dog be the only animal on the walk will typically mean a higher cost than if you permit your dog to be walked in a pack of dogs. You may be able to get a discounted rate if you have more than one dog to be walked. For example, a professional dog walker may charge $28 for one dog or $33 for two dogs on a 60-minute walk. If you need additional help — like feeding the dogs or giving them medication — dog walkers may be able to provide this service at an additional fee. Dog walkers may charge higher rates for walking your dogs on holidays. 

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