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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.
Brooklyn dog walkers in your neighborhood.
Hi! My name is Kayla! I was inspired by the dogs I grew up with in my family to make it my life’s mission to be of service to all animals and make sure they are treated with upmost respect and love. I’m an experienced dog walker and caretaker. I’m very attentive, patient, and protective of the furry family. I’m from NYC but spent my college years in Ithaca, NY so I love the outdoors. I’m also a brand ambassador for Barkly and certified in First Aid & CPR for dogs and cats. In addition to walking dogs, I also bake healthy treats for them and take photos of them with my Fujifilm cameras. I would love to meet your pup, show them some love, and go on an adventure together!See Profile
I am a 26 year old pet care enthusiast! I have taken care of animals my entire life, from dogs to cats to hamsters, birds, chickens, and more! Though I have never been a professional dog walker, I have regularly dog sat for professors, family, and friends for the last 6 years. Also a lover of the great outdoors, there's nothing better than enjoying a lovely walk with a pup.See Profile
My name is Chrisgeily pronounced Chrishaiely. I knoW spanish also since I am Dominican. I am 18 years old and currently enrolled in college perusing my dreams into becoming a nurse. I have had 4 years of experience walking dogs and 16 years of owning a Yorki. I hope we meet soon!!!!See Profile
I had a daschund/lab pup growing up, named Lulu so I'm familiar with the rewards of owning and loving a pet. When I started this profession, however, I never thought it would be so rewarding and enjoyable. Now, I have been dog walking for about a year and I am committed to this occupation because it gives me joy! I will go above and beyond to care for your pet family and help them feel comfortable in your absence. I know it's hard being a pet owner in the big apple; however, we can definitely work together to keep your pet happy. Whatever routine or habits that you may have, I will try my utmost to follow them, as you would. I am also time conscious and very communicative. This is process is...See Profile
Young professional with an infinity of love for animals. In 2018, I completed my double B.A in Studio Art and Photography. I have a solid year of walking dogs under my belt and look forward to many more. Also I have a rescue pup of my own. She’s a JRT x Beagle mix, she can be full of personality.See Profile
The most populous borough in the city with a rapid growth rate means there are more and more pet owners moving to Brooklyn, making it one of the busiest areas for Barkly walkers. There are many wonderful parks in the area for Barkly customers to explore with their dogs, such as Prospect Park and McCarren Park, both of which have off-leash dog areas. Whether you live in Park Slope, or Williamsburg, there are plenty of professional Barkly walkers in your neighborhood to choose from. Download the Barkly Pets app to meet your local walker today!
No worries re: dog boots—they’re so hard to put on single-handedly! She usually loves the snow so I am glad she got a walk in it. Stay as warm and dry as possible!
Angie is the best! I am dog sitting today and she handled both dogs at the same time great! She always leaves detailed messages and takes great pictures.
Thanks for taking care of our hot little Loafer! She’s getting a haircut tomorrow so should be better able to stand the heat after that.
Thanks Jackson! Love your reports ... and thanks for keeping an eye on Kody's scratching et al ... Have a great weekend! Resa
Thank you so much! I left earlier than my partner and didn’t realize he didn’t leave the food out. So sorry. Glad you found. <3
Thanks Angie! Sounds like Melo got a lot of exercise today...and the photo you posted of him is hysterical!
He was aware of the concerns that I had and he spent a little extra time for his needs and he was friendly.
Maria is so so sweet. She has loved miles from the beginning and always taken such good care of him.
Kristine is great. Responsible and reliable, plus Spoon looks like she had a great time. Thank you!
So glad it wasn’t raining for the walk! Poor girl has been very depressed about the weather.
Sorry it took so long for this one. App was slow. Thanks for the walk, hope you stayed dry.
Thanks for the heads-up on the coughing! She gets those coughing fits once every so often.
Thank you so much for your close attention Sean! We, and Luna, appreciate it so much!
Thank you for all your communication and patience yesterday. I was super grateful.
Thanks for refilling the water on this hot day! Enjoy the holiday and stay cool!
Awesome pic! Thanks for the great report and playing in the snow with our girl
Kristine was reliable and sweet with Harold. I recommend her highly.
A pleasant person to talk to and my dog was happy with his walker.🤗
Thanks so much for taking care of our hot little loafer this week!
Thanks so much for being so attentive to Penny on this yucky day!
The most popular breed in Brooklyn is the Labrador Retriever. This city has more dog walks with Labrador Retrievers than any other breed.
Barkly Pets dog walkers in Brooklyn walk an average distance of 0.87 miles. This distance is below average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 0.36 miles.
The most popular neighborhood in New York is the DUMBO/Fort Greene/Brooklyn Heights area. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in New York.
Brooklyn's dog scent score is 29. Believe it or not, when dog’s sniff it’s terrific mental exercise for them. Our data suggests that dogs love to pee in Brooklyn which means that dogs in this area must really love their long walks!
Brooklyn has a high amount of greenery compared to pavement. This area’s parkland compared to overall area is above average. A greener canopy for cities improves the quality of dog walks for both the dogs and dog walkers.
Brooklyn scores moderate for dog-friendliness given the city’s many dog friendly places. It’s relatively easy to take your dog with you to restaurants, cafes, and stores in cities that score moderate in dog-friendliness.
Brooklyn ranks #2 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.
Brooklyn ranks #28 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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How can I book a walk in New York?
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 New York?
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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