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Southfield Dog Walkers

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Ruth S.
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen H.
Verified review

Ruth is a godsend with my dog! She knows just how to handle my shy, 75-pound rescue dog to put him at ease and give him the exercise and sniff-time he needs while I am recovering from minor surgery. He comes back exhilarated from his walks with her! Super friendly and conscientious, Ruth is someone I would trust to take care of all my pet's needs if I ever went out of town. She is THAT caring and attentive and understands the way dogs work -- even mine, who gets separation anxiety and alpha tendencies. I am so grateful to have found Ruth who clearly has a big heart for dogs and people and really wants to help where it is needed!!! Thank you SO MUCH Ruth!!!!!

Phoenix Dog Care & Training
4.8
from 27 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Mary A.
Verified review

Best groomer ever! Jesse expertly,professionally and gently groomed my 17 year old rescue mixed breed dog,Barnaby. Barnaby is a much loved member of our family and Jesse treated him as if he were her own dog! He is a bit frail at his senior age and Jesse was very gentle and understanding of his requirements. She is an expert and gave me professional advice on care for my dog's skin and coat. My dog was calm and comfortable during the entire grooming process. Barnaby and I are so glad to have met Jesse as our groomer and look forward to seeing her again!

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
Verified review

Paws Around Motown has been walking our dog for close to a year now. They have been phenomenal-- very flexible with our constantly changing flexible and very reliable. We look forward to getting a photo & report each day!

Berkshire Meadows
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Lakshmi P.
Verified review

Ann is the kindest & most wonderful person.My dog was in her care for 10 days while we were on vacation. Couldn't have asked for anything better. My dog was safe & happy:-) Would highly reccommend Berkshire ranch for your pet.

Lisa's Pet Sitting
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole B.
Verified review

Lisa did an amazing job watching my dog for one week at my house while I was traveling. She took extra time walking and playing with her twice a day and sent me a couple updates on how everything was going. Lisa not only cares about doing a good job but has a special love for animals. I definitely recommend hiring Lisa for pet sitting!

Kristine Garbarino
5.0
from 8 reviews
    Gabby T.
    Verified review

    Kristine was absolutely amaIng with our dog Jack. I know that he felt completely comfortable with her. Kristine followed all of my instructions and even sent me updates and pictures while we were gone. She’s amazing and I recommend her!

    Cheryl's Pampered Pets
    5.0
    from 7 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Kristina M.
    Verified review

    Cheryl is great with our dog Betty. She treats her as her own. So, lucky to have found Cheryl.

    Lyra's Petsitting Business
    4.9
    from 7 reviews
    • 15 hires on Thumbtack
    Jeanne M.
    Verified review

    Hallie, helping her young teen daughter Lyra, did a great job of keeping us informed on the status of our two dogs and one cat. She sent us pictures via phone, took the dogs for walks, fed and cleaned up the messes they made. She clearly loves animals, and they love her!

    Dog Walking by Cheryl
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Donna S.
    Verified review

    I can rest assured that Cheryl will show up and take our puppy out in the middle of the day. It is important to me that I can rely on her. She has a lot of experience with dogs and I trust her with mine. I plan on calling on her again to pet sit our puppy.

    Paws Down Pet Care
    4.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Sally M.
    Verified review

    Kasie is very gentle with the dogs and yet she is firm with them.

    Meghan
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 11 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thumbtack Customer
    Verified review

    Meghan arrived on time & was pleasant. She was not intimidated w/my aggressive dog & worked quickly. I loved the fact that she came to my home! I will definitely use her in the future.

    • 11 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    I am a licensed Veterinary technician that spends time with animals all day. Your furry loved one could not be in better hands!

    About

    I can come to your home or office and walk or sit your dogs. I just graduated from high school. I have my own car and am available immediately. My hours are very flexible.

    About

    Lucky Dog offers a supervised play with other dogs. Daycare can be everyday or once in a while. The luxury boarding includes all-day daycare. We have veterinary technicians on staff and offer medical boarding at the regular boarding price. Lucky Dog offers a do-it-yourself grooming (all you need to provide is the dog) as well as professional grooming services.

    About

    We are a couple of home-schooled teenagers who are available at your beloved pet's disposal such as midday dog walks, fetch/play times, poop scooping and more!

    • 4 years in business
    About

    I love dogs and dogs love me. I'm a careful teenager who loves dogs. They will have water and good treatment but good dogs go to the park and play.

    About

    Hello! I am an all-around animal lover and exercise enthusiast who has combined the two for extra income and it is awesome. Does your pet need extra loving or time outdoors? I look forward to meeting you guys and keeping your doggie active and healthy! Thank you.

    About

    I'm one person who is willing to pet sit or walk your dog. I'm familiar with cats and dogs, although I love all animals.

    About

    Dog ownership is a difficult and a demanding full-time job. We help lighten your load with our dog walking and personalized socialization training services because we know you have many responsibilities to handle. Whether you've got a difficult dog or just a cooped up pooch, we can help.

    About

    I walk and take care of your dogs. I am very, very good with dogs and cats. I have a clean record. I am also very responsible, and you will not be disappointed.

    About

    Fair prices and quality work. I enjoy making new pet friends.

    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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