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Discover local Columbia 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.


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.

Columbia’s Top 3 Walkers

Columbia dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Experienced, Reliable Dog Walker In Columbia Heights

Hi! My name is Talley and I have been with Barkly for about 3 years now! I grew up with a variety of dogs and am currently the proud papa of pit mix! I'd love to meet you and your pups sometime!See Profile

5.00 (43 reviews)

Dog Walker in Columbia, SC

I am free and open to do as I like. I love nature. I don't need a reason to spend time in nature, walking dogs will give me the company I sometimes desire when I am adventuring in nature alone. I look at pets from a new perspective these days. They're loyalty and love cannot be matched. I've cared for cats and dogs as pets previously and enjoyed both experiences. I have experienced making instant connections with dogs.See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Columbia, SC

Hi my name is Thad. I have been around dogs cheesy much my whole life. All different breeds, mixes, sizes, personalities, and temperaments and love them all equally! I enjoy meeting and getting to know dogs and their different personalities, what makes then happy, and what their needs are. My dog is like my child and a full member of the family, so i can appreciate the fact that your dog is as important to you as mine is to me. I treat every dog that i meet with the same love, care,, attention, and compassion that i treat my own little buddy with. Most folks we day that I'm patient, friendly, loving, dependable, honest, and hard-working. I am excited for the opportunity to meet new furry fr...See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Columbia Dog Walking

With shady, tree-lined streets and truly endless outdoor activities, Columbia, South Carolina is a fantastic city for dogs and a great place to get to know Barkly Pets! Barkly dog walkers in Columbia love to explore the canal and riverfront, roam the trails in Sesquicentennial State Park or check out the Soda City Street Market. Barkly understands the value of building a relationship with a dog walker, so you can prioritize the same walker every time, letting your pup build a special bond with their Barkly dog walker. Sign up now to meet elite dog walkers in Columbia, South Carolina!

Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Columbia



The most popular breed in Columbia is the Pekingese. This city has more dog walks with Pekingeses than any other breed.


St. Marks Wood

The most popular neighborhood in Columbia is the St. Marks Wood. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in Columbia.

Owning a Pet in Columbia

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Common Questions

  • How can I book a walk in Columbia?

    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 Columbia?

    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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