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Vacaville Dog Walkers

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Cozy K9 Care & Kamp
4.6
from 157 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

My dog Tristan, a standard poodle, is getting elderly and has arthritis with very bad weakness in his back legs so it has gotten to the point that taking him to a groomer is too hard on him and more dangerous of him getting hurt. I am so thankful I found Desiree who does in-home groom visits where Tristan can be comfortable, not have to stand so long and can now even lay down in the comfort of my home and get groomed. Desiree was on time, she took time to let Tristan warm up to her, she was so gentle and has the experience to gently handle my elderly dog, she cleaned up after, she was so friendly and easy to talk to and Tristan looked wonderful afterwards! She even helped put a name to a possible health problem just from hearing Tristan cough so will ask my vet about it. I am so happy to have found Desiree and she has gained a permanent customer.

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Pete's Dog Behavior Training
4.8
from 80 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jean S.
Verified review

Pete quickly assessed where our slightly out of control dog was and our methods or dealing with her behaviors..His suggestions were helpful and his manner was very positive. We look forward to working with Pete towards the goal of a more controlled dog with whom we can walk on the trails close to our home ..

Marina's Pet Service
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsay M.
Verified review

Marina has become an extension of our family, taking in our shy dog Ralphie and helping him feel comfortable and calm in her house. She takes Ralphie on playful walks, makes sure he is taken care of (treats?!), and is a gem to communicate with. We're so grateful to have connected on Thumbtack!

Dani's Pawsitive Pet Care
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Harvey S.
Verified review

We hired Dani to walk our dog Max about a month ago and she has been very responsive to our needs, responsible and professional. Most important, she is caring and has Max's needs in mind whenever she walks him.

Dirty Paws
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Carol S.
Verified review

Kevin impressed us with his willingness to work around our schedules and to patiently manage our young rescue dog. Our dog reacted to him better than others we interviewed so, in a sense, she chose Kevin. His rates are very competitive too. We hope this is the beginning of a long and successful relationship!

Stephen Walks Dogs
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannie H.
Verified review

Stephen is absolutely amazing! His ability with dogs is incredible and his understanding of the dogs' rationale is amazing. A true dog whisperer! We've just started with him and he is slowing introducing our dog to the pack. He's taking his time and making sure that our dog is comfortable and behaving appropriately. Stephen is training us how to interact with our dog in a way that she'll understand. We've started with dog walking, but will take advantage of the day care and boarding in the future. This guy has saved our vacation!! We weren't leaving until we found someone we felt we could trust with our beloved dog! Stephen is that person!! Can't say enough about how he goes above and beyond what we expected. And he'll send photos as they are out on a walk! So cool!

  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara L.
Verified review

My dogs Love Jackie! She is great and has been a great help with me being able to walk my dogs and having a great time!

Loving Paws
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
Verified review

We left our two cats and dog in Peggy's care and she was great. She brought in the mail and even scooped the cat box! Her communication with us was great and I would recommend her highly. We would definitely use her again.

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Heather Grimes
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nola D.
Verified review

Our senior dog was wandering near our pool and Heather rushed right over to put her back behind the gate so she couldn't fall in. This dog is 17, can't hear and can hardly walk. I was worried about leaving her with a pet sitter but I now see how dedicated Heather is and I am much less worried now.

  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Silas R.
Verified review

Holly and Peva are incredibly proactive and responsive. Gill loves when they go on walks with him and they send me a text and picture daily to reassure and delight me as they both have great senses of humor. I wholeheartedly recommend them for anyone looking for dog walking!

Walkie Doggies
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Megan M.
Verified review

Renata exudes goodness and was thorough in her inquiries about my dog's needs. I definitely hope to hire her again as needed for dog walks.

The Panting Pooch
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Emily K.
Verified review

Lane has been walking my dog everyday for 2 years and pet sitting her about once a month at his home. I am beyond satisfied with the service. He cares about my dog, has helped significantly with training and socialization, and is more than accommodating to my schedule--all while keeping costs low. I can't imagine using anyone else. I especially love the daily Facebook photos and gps tracking of the group walks. I know he genuinely loves dogs and his job. Can't recommend him enough.

Lori's Loving Pet Care
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Luci F.
Verified review

. Lori is so good with animals. I definitely trust my dogs to her. Right now she walks them twice a week. She is dependable, honest andKk reliable. I would recommend her for dog sitting and dog walking

City Tails SF
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Frances V.
Verified review

Gail has been walking our dog Val for about 6-7 months now and she is fantastic! I can't say enough about Gail's attentiveness, reliability, and great communication. We have had previous dog walkers an Gail is by far the best. She frequently sends pictures or videos of the day's walk, which is really thoughtful. She is also very flexible and works with us and our schedule. We originally had Gail come a few days a week, but we are so happy she now comes Monday through Friday. It's clear she really cares about the dogs she works with and wants to make sure they're happy. If you're looking for a reliable, trustworthy, and thoughtful dog walker, contact Gail!

YEEEPAW!
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cynthia H.
Verified review

YeePaw! has really made our transition to a new city a delight for my fur babies. Eliot, the owner, established a wonderful bond with our bulldog, Daisy, in a few short weeks. He also helped to care for our 16.5 year old Jack Russell while she was under hospice. Eliot has an uncanny ability to read and respond to animal behavior. He has taught Daisy how to play and relate to other dogs. I've hired several dog walkers/sitters over the last 15 years, and YeePaw! is undoubtedly the best pet care available in the Bay Area. I highly recommend anyone with dogs use YeePaw! for all of their pet care needs.

PuppyLuv Academy
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kat B.
Verified review

Kelli is the best. She's great with my dogs! She's the only person I trust will treat my dogs like her own. They love her and I am at ease when my dogs are with her. They respect and follow her loving discipline. Highly recommended.

Little Paws' Big Adventures
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea D.
Verified review

Karin walks my dog Bodie every day, rain or shine. Karin is nice, responsible, clearly crazy about the dogs, and great about letting me know her plan for the day. I get regular photos of Bodie having a great time, and he's always wiped out when he gets home. A tired dog is a happy dog!

K Lynn's K9s and Kitty Care
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brian C.
Verified review

Kaellyn's service as a dog walker was/is incredible. She was extremely thorough in initial communication, and is also very knowledgeable about her profession. Our dog was having some behavioral issues so in addition to walking her, Kaellyn also worked with her to correct some of those issues, which was awesome. Kaellyn is extremely professional and reliable, which is why we continue to work with her!

For the Love of Dogs
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea S.
Verified review

I feel that Sherry has shown that she loves dogs and is good for my pooch.

Adam's Pet Care
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Denise L.
Verified review

Adam was amazing with our dog Ella, both when he house sat for us and when he walks her from time to time. When Adam comes to the door Ella immediately is over the moon excited and knows exactly where to go and sit after she is done saying hello.... yes you got it, next to his car so she can go for a ride and a hike. Adam also surprised me when I got home by having the sheets from the bed he slept in while he was house sitting all washed, folded and sitting on the end of the bed. What a delight not to need to clean up after a house sitter. I give Adam "4 Paws Up"

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maria D.
Verified review

Sharon is great with pets and their owners. She is reliable, dependable, flexible, trustworthy and committed. You can tell she love animals and they are excited to ser her. She sends awesome pictures ofthrir time together. Dog walking or pet sitting, this is your gal. ❤ her!

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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Need a Dog Walker

Martinez, CA

  • Dog walking frequency
    Daily
  • Additional services
    Feeding
  • Details
    take my dog for a half hour walk daily while I am at work.
  • $22.5
    Average price
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