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Champlin Dog Walkers

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  • 10 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cindy M.
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Jerrie is a wonderful pet sitter. We have used her numerous times to stay at our house and also come in the middle of the day to walk our dog. She writes down how your pet is doing in her care and takes good care of your house. My dog really likes her too!!! I feel comfortable having her stay in our house while we are out of town. I highly recommend Jerrie for your pet sitting needs!

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Canine Revival, LLC
from 21 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lourie B.
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Working with Rita has been a phenomenal experience. She is professional, knowledgeable, but more than that she is an excellent instructor. You explain what you need and she has a resolution. Rita makes training easy. She makes sure you know how to work with your dog. Her hands on training gives you the knowledge and confidence to continue training. Both you and your dog will benefit from working with Rita. It’s reward based and fun. Don’t worry if you’re not getting it Rita is a phone call away. Her time with you is not just a schedule and we’ll talk about it on your next visit. She is there in between to guide you. I can not say enough about this remarkable woman and Canine Revival.

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Debra Olson
from 19 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
King R.
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Debra often took care of our dog and cat when we were away from home. She would not only ensure that they were properly feed and watered, but she made sure the litter box was cleaned on a regular basis. Debra is also invaluable to observing abnormal symptoms in animals. A couple of times she notified us of an ailment in our pets and we were able to expedite treatment. She is also a very caring person who a trust. She has no malice towards anyone. If you have a chance to hire her, you will not regret it.

Wag Sniff And Stroll LLC
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jill S.
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We love having Wag Sniff and Stroll dog walking services for our 10 year old dog. Very reliable, responsible, nurturing and flexible. Makes the day fun and active for our dog, who would otherwise be very bored at home all day.

  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Laura K.
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I have never left my dogs with anyone but family. After Karen came over for an interview (?) I was impressed with how much my two dogs liked her and wanted to crowd around her. She has stayed with them twice and the first time I admit I thought about the dogs some, but when I returned they were totally happy and I had no reservations about the second time -felt totally comfortable and had no worries. I like the way she leaves notes to tell me how the dogs were and acted. My little Cairn Terrier even set by her during the last visit which is unusual for her. I had her come over 4 times a day to feed, let out and walk my dogs. I have recommended her to a couple of my friends. Would have been above perfect if the yard had been picked up of the waste when she had the dogs out in the yard, but did not ask her to do this nor do i know of anyone who does. I would be willing to recommend her to anyone. I totally believe in Playful Paw Pet Care Services.

At Home Pet Care, LLC
from 14 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila B.
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Ali from At Home Pet Care came into our home twice a day to care for our dog and two cats. She had to give medicine to the dog, feed the animals, walk the dog and bring in the mail. She left notes every day, left the kitchen quite clean and our animals were in great shape when we returned. One of the cats is pretty skittish and previous times, we have heard that the pet sitter hasn't seen much of him. Ali was able to entice Bilbo out of hiding and even pet him - I was surprised and grateful that she took the time to work at that. We are thrilled with At Home Pet Care's service and recommend them highly!

Peppy Paws Dog Walking
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra T.
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We fell in love with Jessica. She is very professional, great value and fantastic work quality. She definitely​ went over and above. Not only did she take wonderful, loving care of our 161 lb English Mastiff and 135 lb Bullmastiff, she also tended to our Cat and Amazon parrot, not because she was hired to but just because she loves animals, and wanted to. Our dogs get very excited when they see her. It's fun to watch. This was the first time we've ever hired a Dog Walker and I was so worried. I don't even like to say Dog Walker because she's so much more. Jessica put our minds at ease as soon as she walked in our home and greeted our dogs. Mastiffs can be overwhelming but she wasn't taken aback one bit. I would hire Jessica at Peppy Paws Dog Walking LLC a thousand times over.

Paw Print Pet Sitting
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Beth E.
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Paw Print is a fantastic business. I often tell people about the wonderful care they have given my dogs. They take their time on visits, giving each dog a good walk and personal attention. They communicate with a note each day, and contact me if they have a question or concern. My dogs look forward to their visit from Paw Prints, and it takes the pressure off of me to have them available when I need them.

  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Annika B.
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I feel like I'm leaving my dog to family when Tonisa is watching her. My dog is nervous around new people, though she warmed up immediately to Tonisa, who seemed to know exactly how to approach her. While I'm away, I love the updates I receive through the customer portal she has for her business (which also makes payments online very easy). In the portal entries she provides with each visit, Tonisa shares details of her visit with my dog and photos from her visit. I can't say enough to describe how happy I am to have her as our dog sitter. It really is like having family watch over our fur baby.

Michelle's Petsitting
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Clarice C.
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Michelle has been there for our family since the day we met her over a year ago. Our family has since grown to 2 dogs and she has taken on the additional responsibility of a new puppy like a champ! She obviously loves dogs and they love her. She consistently sends us updates after each visit and we also enjoy the photos of our little "kiddos" that she sends. It's so nice to have someone we trust to take care of our dogs, as they are our family. Michelle not only ensures they are taken care of, she gives them love like they are family to her as well. We are lucky to have her!

Crazy Dog Training
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly V.
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Roxanne is amazing! She has worked so diligently with our family and our puppy's needs. Any problem we were having, she had a way to address it. The best part is, it works!! She has a miracle solution for every instance. Roxanne is always willing to listen and do what is best for the family and the dog. Her techniques are easy to follow and always positive! She has reassured our family that we are making progress and are doing what is best for our puppy. We have seen wonderful changes in our puppy and are excited to continue to work with Roxanne. :)

Brunell Home Services
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Wendy M.
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I heard about Cameron through friends. I was very emotional wondering if I may need to give up my Great Pyrenees. I could not get him to obey commands. He had run away and I almost lost him. I took him to see Cameron. Cameron listened to my issues and totally understood. He was very caring and knowledgeable about my situation. He taught me how to treat my dog in a way that made him want to please me. His technique is kind, firm and effective. He really knows and understands dogs. I highly recommend Cameron for anyone who truly wants the best for their pets.

Alex Born
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
Sharon B.
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Alex has taken care of my english mastiff mix many times. The dog adores him. ALex has experience with large breeds, so he is not intimidated by their rambunctiousness and has a gentle firmness that the dog responds to very well. Besides, Alex is great to work with on the people side as far as communication and professional attitude. i highly recommend Alex for dog walking and dog sitting jobs.

Christina's Critter Care
from 1 review
    Matt S.
    Verified review

    Christina has cared for our dogs for over two months and is wonderful with them. She is punctual and dependable and gives our dogs tons of attention, including walks, belly rubs, and fetch. She cares deeply about their well-being and we know they are in good hands with her. We whole-heartedly recommend her as a pet sitter/walker.

    Pet Care
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    Hi, there! Animals are my passion and my career. I have my degree in animal science with specialization in nutrition, health, and animal behavior/training from the University of Minnesota. I have worked at a vet clinic for three years during college. I have experienced working at PetSmart for over a year as a groomer and in sales in guiding new pet parents along their exciting new journey. I also gained experience in caring for reptiles, avian animals, and small mammals for those clients looking for care for other pets at home. During my last two years in high school, I worked at a pet resort and excelled in daycare and boarding services. I just graduated from college and have a lot of energy and TLC to give to your pet, and I hope you consider me for your next pet sitter. Please feel free to text/call my cell, or contact me via my email as well; I will return your call/email very promptly. I am available overnights and have a very flexible schedule.


    I offer dog walking services. I have a Coton de Tulear, and I love dogs. I'm a business professional who is not working right now and think it would be fun to walk dogs!


    At Doggie Doo's, we offer pet boarding for dogs, cats, and small animals. Our dog boarding is unique because the dogs are only kenneled when they eat and sleep. We have spacious indoor and outdoor facilities that your dog will love. We offer dog grooming for puppies of all shapes and sizes. For every dog, we do a full-service groom that includes two baths, conditioning, ears cleaned, and nails done. At Doggie Doo's Spa and Retreat, we have large indoor and outdoor play areas with sufficient space for dogs to play all day! The dogs are supervised 100% of the time while they are playing to ensure a safe and friendly environment.


    I have been working in a doggy daycare/boarding facility for 7 years. I get to know hundreds of dogs and their personalities, and care for their individual needs. I have five animals of my own, two dogs and three cats! With this experience helps me to understand the animals I care for and what they need.


    We provide dog walks, dog daycare, dog sitting and yard pickup in Minneapolis and surrounding areas. We offer these services rain or shine, snow or sleet. We can stop by for let outs, take walks or just play with your dog! We offer reasonable rates and will even work holidays.


    I am very energetic and have a huge passion for dogs. I am willing to do extra services such as feeding and bathing.


    I will come to walk your dog daily and weekly. I will enjoy (and the pups will, too) walking with more than one dog. I love dogs (and cats, of course), and they love me. I am very nurturing and wise at the same time. Each special pet has his/her own special personality and needs.

    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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