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At Barkly, we help build that special bond between your dog and their walker by prioritizing the same dog walker for you each and every time you book a walk. Browse through local dog walker profiles and meet independent, professional dog walkers in Arlington by signing up in the Barkly Pets app today!

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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 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

Arlington dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Seasoned Dog Walker in the Washington D.C area! Will Travel To You!

Hi there! My name is Nick, and I'm from Princeton, New Jersey! I am here in Washington D.C. finishing up school and working at an NGO trying to combat modern slavery. In my free time, I love to go for walks around the city with my pup, or hang out inside with my cat. If you are anything like me, your pet is your life. I will make sure to treat your pet with respect and dignity he or she deserves. I strive to make sure your pet's needs are met efficiently, and responsibly.See Profile

4.96 (13 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

DC resident, Cat mama, and animal lover. Knowledgeable about DC neighborhoods and surrounding areas. Pet owner my entire life and up for caring for pets of all sizes and temperaments.See Profile

4.99 (103 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hi there! I'm a student at Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and majoring in Wildlife Conservation. I've always had a passion for the welfare of all animals, and I want to ensure that your family member gets the best care possible. Some previous experience of mine is that I've had 5 dogs of my own throughout my life, and have volunteered at adoption events for both cats and dogs.Let's get to know each other, and I promise I don't bite!If you are satisfied and happy with my care, feel free to let others know and to use my code: walk0385mic (gets you $50 in credit for walks!uSee Profile

4.93 (45 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hey there, my name is Raphael, and I have been a dog owner/walker for about 13 years now, and a cat owner for about 4. I have experience caring for all size of dogs and cats, and have no issues with walking in any weather, with a few dogs at a time even. I've helped care for puppies and kittens as well as full grown furry friends with no issue. I love all animals, being around them always brings me joy! I'm excited to meet and start walking!See Profile

4.92 (8 reviews)

Dog Walker in Arlington, VA

Hi, my name is Angela and I’m so excited to serve you and your pet as your neighborly walker. I can’t wait to meet your furry family members and shower them with attention and affection.See Profile

4.98 (211 reviews)

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 professional, independent dog walkers near you!

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.

How many dogs do you want to have walked?

$20

30 minute walk

  • $20 for 30 minute private walks
  • Schedule ahead or book last minute
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
  • See below to save with a walk package

$30

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

Exclusive Rewards for Frequent Users

Most dogs need walks several times a day. Our packages offer rewards for our most frequent customers. These packages are perfect for the young puppy or active dog needing regular exercise.

10%

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BREED STANDARD

220 credits

$200

1 credit = $1. Package credits expire within 45 days of purchase.

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BEST IN SHOW

345 credits

$300

1 credit = $1. Package credits expire within 45 days of purchase.

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Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Arlington

MOST POPULAR BREED

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.

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DOG WALK

0.14 miles

Barkly Pets dog walkers in Arlington walk an average distance of 0.14 miles. This distance is below average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 1.09 miles.

MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD FOR WALKS

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.

DOG SCENT SCORE

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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GREENERY TO PAVEMENT SCORE

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.

DOG WALKING RANK

#13

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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DOG PARK RANK

#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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Common Questions

  • How can I book a walk in Arlington?

    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 Arlington?

    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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