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Barkly is specially designed for professional dog walkers—people who share our values of deeply committed service, and who go "above and beyond" for their customers with regularity.

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Akron Dogs Choose Barkly Pets

Discover local Akron dog walkers and view their profiles with verified credentials. Meet the local walker you choose beforehand, and ensure you and your pet have the perfect match.

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Our app makes booking, payment, and management a breeze. Quality assurance is built-in to the experience with pick-up/drop off notifications, GPS tracked walk routes, and photos from every visit.

We pay our walkers more per walk than any other company. This has led to a much higher quality of care, and standard of service compared to similar companies in the industry.

Akron’s Top Walkers

Akron dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Dog Walker in Akron, OH

Hi, my name is Richie, and I'm the proud pet parent of two rescued Labrador Retrievers. For more than 5 years I served as president of the organization that operates and maintains Akron Dog Park. I remain a volunteer with the organization and hold a seat on that non-profit's Board of Directors. I am employed by the local Zoo and enjoy working there year-round as a lead member of the guest services team. I believe that all animals bring joy to people's lives (especially dogs) and I strive to do everything I can to make sure they remain happy, healthy, and loved!See Profile

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Common Questions

  • How can I book a walk in Akron?

    Download our app or create an account from our website. Once logged in, select "Book a Walk." Add in the dates you need on the next screen and select the duration and time you'd like us to arrive. Select or add the pet's you'd like us to walk on the next screen, and add in any important tasks you'd like for your walker to complete. It's as simple as that!

  • Can I meet a walker before booking with them?

    Yes! All our meet and greets are complementary and free of charge. You can browse through profiles and read our walker bios by tapping on "See Local Caretakers" on the homescreen. When you find a walker who seems like a good match, you will request a Meet and Greet with them to set up a time for a meeting. You can also opt to have us match you with a professional walker. Walkers will start reaching out to you as early as the same day you request the Meet and Greet.

  • What are the prices for dog walks in Akron?

    Our dog walkers set their own prices for 30 minute and 60 minute walks. Browse their profiles in the app or on our website to find the walker with the right experience and rates for you and your dog.

  • Can I have the same walker each time I book?

    We believe the best experience for your dog is a consistent walker, and when you book with Barkly, you will book with the same walker. If that walker is unavailable, you’ll have the option to cancel the walk or request that we send a backup walker.

  • Do I get to see the route my walker takes on the walk?

    You will be able to track each walk route in the app so you know precisely where your dog was walked. All visits are also followed up with detailed notes and pictures from the walker, so you know exactly how each visit went. Additionally, we offer 24/7 live customer support, so if you ever need anything, we are always here happy to help!

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