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New Milford Dog Walkers

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Pooch Ventures
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
John B.
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Great job walking my puppy. On time and great updates of the walk.

  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia S.
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She really enjoys what's she doing and that translates into a positive, productive experience for my dog and me! She also had good practical tips for dealing with puppy issues. We are having great results.

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SKL House Grooming
4.9
from 42 reviews
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deborah K.
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SKL House Grooming was fantastic! Sing Lui responded quickly and was able to groom our dog the same day. She was wonderfulwith our dog and kept her calm and did a terrific job shving her and bathingher!

Krystie's Pawfect Pet Care
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Tomer H.
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Lauren and Krystie have been amazing. Both are really sweet and very professional. I never had a dog walker before so naturally I was afraid in the beginning but they've been so great, that I now can go to work, knowing my dog is in good hands.

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suki lau
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
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Kelsey K.
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I found Suki through Thumbtack and couldn't be happier. I live in lower Manhattan and was struggling to find a reliable, qualified and reasonably priced dog walking service after my current walker for ~2 years moved to California. Suki is great to work with. She is flexible and conscious of both mine and Oakley's needs. She updates me on Oakley's walks and is very polite and caring. I couldn't have asked for a better person to take care of my pup when I can't be there. I highly recommend entrusting Suki with your pet care needs.

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Flipz Pet Care
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc Q.
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True dog lovers. Your pets will be treated exactly how you would treat them because Jenn will make sure she and her walkers know everything that they need to know about you and your pet. It will be like you are walking your dogs yourself.

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Pack in Harmony
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Cat O.
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Jessica is absolutely fantastic. And my pup definitely viewed her as an authority figure from the moment she walked into the apartment. In just two sessions of examining how my pup and I interact and how we interact with the neighborhood on walks, I witnessed great improvement in how he respects me and the leash. She helped me see the importance/benefits of tweaking my relationship with my pup from being "play pals" to being a "team." And the importance of Team Work when out walking on the leash in New York City. Jessica also helped me better understand the cleanest/clearest way to call my pup so he would come to me every time. We are definitely closer to being able to run around off-leash at the park thanks to her!

Pampered Pals Pet Care
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Gina D.
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Sarah is wonderful. Very responsible and has a good understanding of different dogs temperaments. Communicates quickly and sends wonderful pictures of the dogs out on their walks. My dog is loving her! I have owned dogs for over 40 years and would highly recommend her to any dog owner.

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Backcountry K-9
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Sammy S.
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I reached out to Josh for help because my dog would lash out at other dogs when we went for walks, hikes, etc. I was very pleased with his work! He arrived on time, earlier than expected, to really make sure I got the most out of my session. The quality of his work is very professional and you could tell he truly cares about helping you and your dog! He is very knowledgeable in numerous different behavioral issues, which was impressive. He taught me how to take control of my dog and now my dog is doing much better socially. Josh also responded to my emails in a timely mannner when I would have quick questions. I would highly recommend this service!!

Gus Trains Us, Inc.
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Ursula C.
Verified review

Gus has just started walking my dog this week during the day while I'm at work. My dog is shy and within a couple of sessions, he warmed up to Gus and now he wags his tail when he hears him at the door. I am very pleased with Gus' service.

Ray&Fay's Pet Care
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara R.
Verified review

Because my dog is old and gets sick with the kennel cough shot, I had not been able to get her groomed. When I found Ray & Fay who will come to your house. My dog was so matted and overgrown hair. They did a wonderful job. Fay was so good with my dog, who hates grooming. She did as good a job as any groomer to whom I've taken my dog. It was an excellent experience

Edz Pet Walking
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Janet S.
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Edz Pet Walking has been walking my dog daily for three weeks now. I am extremely happy with the reliability and quality of service. Edz Pet Walking takes excellent care of my baby girl, and I'm so grateful. I highly recommend.

The Pawtrotters
4.4
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Drew N.
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Kristian has been walking my Goldendoodle Penny for two weeks now and he's so great! this is my first experience with a dog walker, so I was a little nervous, but Kristian came to do a meet and greet and was happy to answer any and all of my many questions. He's super thoughtful and thorough and I love the picture update after every walk.

Your Dog's Best Friend
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Christian A.
Verified review

These guys are amazing they've been walking my dog for a while and I've never met another dog walking company who will show up on time and with a smile no matter the weather

Treat!
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
James B.
Verified review

They made sure that all of my dog Bruces's needs were met, showed up to the walk early and treated my best friend like he was family

LT’s Pet Care Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Keishonda W.
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It is my pleasure to share the knowledge that I have referring to Latoya Lawrence and her love for dogs. I have seen Latoya interact with many different animals but her passion for their welfare is rare and special. I owned a Dog that I no longer had the time to care for alone due to my new job. I told Latoya about my newfound dilemma and she stepped in immediately to help. Once I saw how well my dog adapted to her I was extremely comfortable and confident with her help. Latoya helped me until I could manage my new schedule and I cannot thank her enough, even after I had everything under control she still visited and helped as much as she could. I highly recommend Latoya’s services for Dog walking and special care due to all of her wonderful capabilities.

Linda Ryan
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren H.
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I love how Linda is very flexible with her schedule and to last minute changes. Additionally, I adore the updates and photos she sends me when she walks our dog. She is a wonderful dog walker, I would definitely recommend her!

Sharon Squared Pet Services
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jim M.
Verified review

Myself and other family members use both their dog walking and sitting services. Very accommodating when it comes to change of schedule and additional needs such as weekend coverage. Definitely recommend them!

Swifto Dog Walking
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Olivia S.
Verified review

There are a lot of dog walking companies out there, but I can assure you that none of them even come close to what Swifto provides. I personally love the dog walker I've been assigned to, who has a masters in animal behavior. I mean, how much better can it get? In addition, if he's ever sick, Swifto goes above and beyond to always make sure a replacement dog walker shows up in time. I really love their GPS system that tracks the dog walk live, and then sends me a photo at the end. Plus, as opposed to some of the other shady businesses out there, Swifto really has proper insurance, which I love about them. All in all, highly recommended, I wouldn't look anywhere else.

VIP Canine
4.2
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren H.
Verified review

We have been having VIP walk our pup for over a year now and they are great! Always on time and always walk our dog longer than normal! They leave the cutest notes too!

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany M.
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Karen has been fantastic with my dog Lexie - we are thrilled to have found 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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