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Gainesville Dog Walkers

Browse these dog walking services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Gainesville.

  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew B.
Verified review

She was excellent, my dogs loved it. I recommend Sandy paws to everybody I know that has a dog.

Justin Acevedo
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Nic Y.
Verified review

Justin has helped me train my Rottweiler Jaws. Jaws was tough at first, but is an incredible dog now. Justin uses some of the newest techniques in the trade and turned my extreme alpha male to MY dog. Justin was very easy to get in touch with. Especially during the training stages. He also still keeps in touch to make sure my dog and I are doing well. I have recommended Justin to several other friends. Thanks so much Justin!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chyna C.
Verified review

This is the best dog service I have ever tried. They're respectable and my dogs seem to love the company of these two!

Furbaby, LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
Shanaye M.
Verified review

Dog sitting. I loved the pictures she took and sent to me while I was away so I wouldn't miss my baby so much. I would recommend her to anyone

A Paradise for Pets
5.0
from 1 review
    Eli D.
    Verified review

    Loving caring groomer, that does a great job. Whether she shaves my dogs down or does a breed specific style, fantastic 5 stars!! My dogs love her all my dogs present and past.

    Kitya Kitya
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Bill W.
      Verified review

      Kitya is a wonderful dog walker and pet setter. She has walked and sat for us on several occasion. I found her prices fair. I always felt our pets were safe and well cared for.

      • 18 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      Chelsea's Pet Sitting
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      Mary B.
      Verified review

      The dogs seemed more than happy to be at home while we were gone. Chelsea gave me a more than reasonable rate for excellent service. We will use her again.

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      I noticed that most other Dog Trainers in this area only do Training while their pet is being boarded. This can be good but also negative as your dog may only respond to the trainer, not you once they return home. I find it more effective to work along with your dog. I do offer a boarding option as well though if it fits you better.

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      I offer dog walking and pet sitting for your pets. I have 9 years of experience. I offer reasonable rates and do my service in your home with loving care.

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      I'm in the service. I love animals, especially dogs. I can incorporate dog walking into my workout routine. I also have a large SUV.

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      I am a certified professional dog trainer. I have worked with dogs for 25+ years. My furry friends are my life. I love helping people to relate better with their little loves. I will come to you or you can come to me.

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      I am a veterinary professional experienced with the care of dogs, cats and birds. Dog walking, potty breaks, medication, poop scooping or vacation sitting are all available. Just let me know!

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      I do dog walking, and I will wash the dog and do dog sitting. I will stay overnight if you need me to. I will take the dog to the doctor if I need to.

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      I walk dogs and play with them. I am very energetic, and I enjoy playing with puppies and dogs, but not too big of a dog; big dogs scare me.

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      I offer compassionate, caring help when you are having behavioral problems with your dog. I use only force-free (FF), positive reinforcement (+R) and science-based methods in treating all my cases. Common problems I can help with are issues such as the following: separation anxiety, barking, jumping, pulling on leash and others. If your pet is exhibiting a behavior that has become abnormal (excessive or problematic), please give me a call, and I will be glad to discuss your case.

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      Jane's Dog watch and cleaning, I am very attentive to any kind of dog. I love to play with animals and clean them to their needs.

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      I'm great with dogs I've lived and owned dogs all throughout my life, so ill be happy to walk or run with your dog. Pay me whatever you feel is necessary. I'm 19 years old just looking for some extra money on the side to fund some college expenses

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      I have four years of experience in walking/sitting pets. I am very good at what I do! I am a very determined worker and love what I do.

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      I train, walk, exercise, feed and love dogs. I have a great understanding of dogs. Note that I own a dog who is fully trained by me and have an ongoing relationship with a former dog rescue individual who has 12 dogs that I also spend time with.

      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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