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Portland Dog Walkers

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Dog Days New England
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Mary S.
Verified review

Renee is great! My dog loves her. She is very knowledgeable and organized. Highly recommend Dog Days New England!!

Tails and Trails
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn R.
Verified review

Ali can best be described as the "gold standard" for dog walking and care! You won't find anyone more caring, through or reliable! My pups just love her!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kathryn S.
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Greg walked my dog Daisy 5 times a week and was just what I was looking for! Daisy is a young pitbull and therefore needs plenty of exercise and attention, Greg was able to provide that for her while I was at work and she is happier and healthier than she has ever been. I can't thank Greg enough for taking care of Daisy, and the reasonable rate is a definite plus!

Claire Collin
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Claire C.
Verified review

We are so grateful to have found Claire! She is a true animal lover and it is such a relief we know our fur/feather/(pig skin?) babies are in her care when we are away. All of our pets love her! She is mature, responsible, thorough, professional, reliable and able to think on her feet and take initiative. She cares for our dog, pig, chickens and goats when we are away. You will be thankful you found her too!

Sitter for your Critter
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Jennifer S.
Verified review

We have been working with SFYC for several months now. I am incredibly happy and satisified with the level of customer service we are getting. SFYC is always on-time, fits us in when we've had last minute needs, and the communication about our dog on her walks and who is taking her out is outstanding. Crystal doesn't miss a thing. I feel completely at ease with this service and trust them to take good care of my dog and home. Highly recommend them.

Go Dogs, Go!
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Heidi G.
Verified review

Ruth has been doing pet visit for several years now and does an outstanding job. Among her many abilities she will train dogs to jog next to her while riding a bike, giving them a better workout and she is very patient with the pets.

Happy Heidi's Pet Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Karen L.
Verified review

My dog has some health issues that Heidi took very seriously- took extensive notes about her habits/needs. She takes on extra days/times when asked. She comes out even in horrible weather. She keeps a log of what occurred when she was with my dog

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer H.
Verified review

Angela was so good with all my animals. She even had to deal with getting sprayed by a skunk with the dogs! She did a great job of cleaning up! I felt comfortable while I was gone, knowing my animal family had excellent care.

  • 17 years in business
About

Our services include: * premier doggy daycare - human lead pack play groups * boarding for daycare clients * grooming - personalized and professional dog grooming for all breeds * training - puppy kindergarten, basic and advanced obedience for dogs of all ages and sizes * canine good citizen preparation and testing * K-9 nose work training and mock trials * facility rental All services are provided from Monday through Friday.

About

Caring for your beloved dog can be difficult when it comes to working a full day. Now, you can rest assure that your pet is getting some love and attention while you are away. I will walk your dogs and make sure that they are let out during the day, provide them with food and water and give them some good old TLC so that both you and your dogs are happy. I also do overnight, weekend and vacation time pet sitting.

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I provide dog breeding, dog care and pet sitting. I play with them and entertain them. I have been breeding Labs for over 10 years. I have many happy references available.

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I'm a Portland-based dog and cat sitter, walker and caregiver to pets. I've had my business for three years now, and love every minute of it. I enjoy interacting with pets and love to see what they give back in return.

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I love animals. I walk up to five miles a day, so having a companion next to me would make it fun. I will provide for animals' needs while in my care, and the pay is negotiable. Please contact me asap.

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I charge $5 for one dog and $10 for more than one dog. I love dogs; I help take care of my grandmother's dog (pug). I walk all kinds of dogs.

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Peace of Mind Pals is a professional pet care service based in Portland, Maine. With years of pet care experience and a genuine love and understanding of animals, we provide a highly specialized service that is not only reliable and caring but also specifically tailored to meet your pet's individual needs. Since 2004, we have been dedicated to providing the absolute best care for your animal friends. We also provide house sitting and pet transportation services to help simplify your life.

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Four Paws A Walking is a dog walking company that is different from any other company. This company will make your dog our priority. We want your dog to interact with other dogs, but we do not want to overburden them with more dogs on a leash; therefore, we only walk two dogs at a time. Your dog will experience different places to explore by being walked on trails, parks and beaches. Let us know what you have in mind for keeping your dog happy, and we will deliver! All employees of Four Paws a Walking have dogs, and understand that your dog is family. We will show your dog all of the care and compassion we would show our own dogs. Life is hectic, let us take one more thing off from your to-do list.

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I love dogs and I've had experience with dogs of my own I'm not scared of dogs and I have poop bags of my own

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I am looking for part-time pet sitting and/or dog walking positions for weekend work. I have a full-time job.

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Hello, I have been in the petsitting business for 10 years. My services are to go to people's homes and walk their dogs in their neighborhoods. I also take care of cats, rabbits, ferrets and hamsters. I have excellent references and I am available for overnight stays. My areas are West Cumberland, West Falmouth, South Gray, North Portland and East Westbrook. You can reach me on my cellphone. Thanks, Cindy Bain

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I walk dogs. I can also come to your house and feed them and hangout with them for a decent amount of time. I bathe them and make sure they get a decent amount of exercise.

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I can walk 1-2 dogs a day i really like dogs i can get them to run and maybe if they are young i can teach them a few tricks

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. 

Actual Requests

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Need a Dog Walker

Salisbury, MA

  • Dog walking frequency
    Several times a week
  • Additional services
    Other (Checking that water bowls are full)
  • Details
    I have 2 people friendly dogs. One is a very good walker and the other tends to get excited and pull a little. I work a 10 hour day, so I am looking for someone to come walk them and visit them a few after noons a week. Generally, only one will walk but I would like them both to have the option.

Need a Dog Walker

Salisbury, MA

  • Dog walking frequency
    Several times a week
  • Additional services
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    Have 2 dogs, one bull dog and one pit bull, both real friendly with ppl. Need 2 walks a week and some extra hang out time outside whether permitted. Need someone that can take control but also caring and loving of animals. Will negotiate good pay.
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