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We are the only company that is fee-free for walkers, allowing professionals to earn substantially more on our platform. This has led to a much higher quality of care, and standard of service compared to similar companies in the industry.

Arlington’s Top 5 Walkers

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Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

I am an avid dog lover. My own dog passed almost two years ago after 13 years together. I love dogs but don't have the time to care for one full time. I am a Life Insurance Agent and I often have free time on my hands-- and dog walking/sitting is a great way to indulge my love for dogs and desire to make a little extra money at the same time. Also, I routinely assist my mother in her own personal dog walking business. So I have a lot of experience in dealing with different types of dogs with varying temperaments. See Profile

5.00 (2100 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hi, my name is Monica Alvarenga. I have worked with Barkly and Barkly Pets for more than two years. I love all animals, specially dogs, cats and birds. I love the way they respond to kindness. I'm happy when they are happy. I would love to meet you all !!!! See Profile

4.99 (1738 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Professional, fun-loving walker and animal lover with 25+ years of dog handling/caring/owning experience. As a Barkly pet professional, I strive to provide an excellent service to all parties involved when taking care of your four-legged loved one 🐕 :) See Profile

4.99 (566 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hi my name is Shannon and I’m a long time animal lover! I currently work part time and have a very flexable schedule. I have owned cats and Belgian Malinois in the past. I am not a current dog owner, but do have a very spunky, tailless cat. I've done a lot of informal dog sitting and greatly enjoy it! I am comfortable with all types of dogs. I hope to meet you and your furry friends soon! See Profile

5.00 (526 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hi, I'm Michele! I've had dogs my whole life and I'm experienced with taking care of puppies to senior dogs, including giving medicine such as pills and eye drops. I'm excited to be able to take care of your pets by walking them and giving lots of love and attention. I will treat your fur child like they're one of my own! See Profile

5.00 (408 reviews)

Customer Reviews

Samantha was so fun to have on our family walk. She was great with the boys and they loved her! Both Jeffy and Lucky were sad to see her go. But I told them she'll be back soon and tails were wagging again. We are so glad to have found Samantha! ...

Nan H.

I loved the detail Tanner provided about his first walk with Bulleit, and it was helpful to know what made Bulleit nervous (we're still working on desensitizing him and he's sometimes fearful), and also to see how happy he looked in the picture! It'...

Cameron N.

Thanks for letting us know about the pee.. yes it is a side effect of his chemo that we noticed so starting today he is taking a break from that drug. I really appreciate you letting us know so saw that though!!

Becky M.

Bulleit was very unsettled by a maintenance worker in the apartment while he was in the kennel, and becomes very frightened. I appreciated the communication to let me know how stressful this was for him.

Cameron N.

Bulleit obviously loves Talley and feels so comfortable with her - great communication with me, especially since Bulleit (as a rescue pup) is often easily frightened.

Cameron N.

The boys were super excited tonight for some reason. Maybe they're feeling the change of seasons. Fun walk! Thanks Samantha! See you again soon!

Nan H.

Karen was great and even bravely walked them both at once. Really happy with Barkly, easy to use and from what I can tell, great walkers. Thanks!

Sarah L.

Great communication and care of Bulleit! I really appreciate Nelly's attention to detail and the care she provided. So sweet! Thank you!!

Cameron N.

I love that Finley not only gets to enjoy the outdoors, but that you also take a little time to play with her!! She loves that! Thank you!

Emily M.

She was so patient working with concierge to get a key to the office to get to my puppies and communicated with me the whole time.

Sarah L.

Thanks, Erin. We've noticed those things as of late and will monitor them. If he keeps it up, I'm going to take him to the vet.

Lauren C.

Christine thank you so so much for walking Zoe! She hates the rain but she came right in and curled up in her bed. Thank you. ❤️

Kashonna H.

Just wait until there is snow on the ground. He loves to eat it, and make snow pup angels (aka he rolls all around like a goof)!

Karen S.

Thanks so much Ethan! It looks like Folly is enjoying his walks! Next time he is back in town we will be sure to let you know!

Karen S.

thanks. she is getting weary of new walkers coming all the time which i s why you had trouble getting her on the leash

Richard M.

Thanks, Erin. We're taking him to get his itching checked out tomorrow evening. Hopefully we'll get that sorted out.

Lauren C.

Thanks so much Michele! He loves attention, so once you start petting his head, he won’t leave you alone. Hah!

Karen S.

The boys say "Thanks Again, Samantha! We had a wooftastic time on our walky!" Woof! Can't wait til next time!

Nan H.

The boys were super excited to get out tonight! Thanks for your patience with us, Samantha. You're the best!

Nan H.

Thanks for always taking such good care of Helo and being flexible with him when he goes a little bonkers!

Amy S.

Arlington Dog Walking Prices

The most competitive prices available for premium and private pet care.

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30 minute walk

  • $20 for 30 minute private walks
  • Schedule ahead or book last minute
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
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60 minute walk

  • $30 for 60 minute private walks
  • Perfect for the energetic pup
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
  • Save 15% per walk with a walk package

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Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Arlington


Labrador Retriever

The most popular breed in Arlington is the Labrador Retriever. This city has more dog walks with Labrador Retrievers than any other breed.


1.32 miles

Barkly Pets dog walkers in Arlington walk an average distance of 1.32 miles. This distance is above average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 0.09 miles.


Clarendon-Courthouse, Colonial Village, Lyon Village

The most popular neighborhood in Arlington is the Clarendon-Courthouse/Colonial Village/Lyon Village area. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in Arlington.


37 out of 100

Arlington's dog scent score is 37. Believe it or not, when dog’s sniff it’s terrific mental exercise for them. Our data suggests that dogs love to pee in Arlington which means that dogs in this area must really love their long walks!

How Dog Friendly is Arlington?

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55 out of 100

Arlington has a low amount of greenery compared to pavement. This area’s parkland compared to overall area is low. A greener canopy for cities improves the quality of dog walks for both the dogs and dog walkers.



Arlington ranks #13 of the best cities to be a dog walker for Barkly Pets. We rank our dog walking score by reviewing weather patterns, urban walkability scores, and other data.

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#8 out of 100

Arlington ranks #8 in the top 100 U.S. cities for parks per 100,000 residents, per the 2019 ParkScore. More parks in any given city means more squirrels to chase!

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Arlington Dog Walking

Home to fantastic dog parks and beautiful neighborhoods, Arlington is among the most dog-friendly counties in Virginia. With it’s spacious Shirlington Dog Park and the bustling centers of Rosslyn, Courthouse and Ballston, Arlington is a very popular area for dog owners and dog walkers alike. Barkly Pets provides Arlington county with the best quality care pet service and highest rated dog walkers. Sign up today to meet our trained walkers near you!

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