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We help build that special bond between your dog and their walker by prioritizing the same walker for you each and every time you book a walk. Browse through local Columbus Barkly dog walker profiles in the Barkly Pets app and schedule a free Meet and Greet with a walker of your choice!

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Discover local Columbus 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.

Columbus’s Top 5 Walkers

Columbus dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Dog Walker in Columbus, OH

Hello! I have a very big heart for every type of animal. I’ve worked with cows and horses and I’ve also owned many pets of my own. I can guarantee your pups will get the exercise and love they deserve!See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Columbus, OH

I love animals and especially dogs! I would love the chance to help take care of your family member and give them a little extra exercise and be able to get out and enjoy the sights and sounds and smells of the outdoors. Your animal will be treated with the upmost care!I’ve had my sweet American Black Lab, Xena, since she was rescued at 1 year old over 11 years ago. She is just the best dog! We trained her ourselves and everyone compliments us on how well behaved she is. I am a mom of two elementary aged boys and running my own business, Doodlebug Art Creations, where I take custom orders for hand painted pet portraits as well as ornaments, mugs, signs, wall art, super cute dog tail ho...See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Walks, Fun, And Belly Rubs Galore!

As a walker and sitter, I always do my best to ensure a promising and positive experience for pets and owners alike and I am very transparent about what my plans are during the visit. As a whole, I love dogs, I love animals, and I love finding ways to communicate and make them feel as comfortable as possible to trust me. The care and well-being always comes first with me, so between the constant updates and pictures you'll receive, as well as peace of mind of a knowledgable person looking after your home and animals, you won't have to worry how your furry friend is doing or stress over minor details. In the past, I've worked on farmland, in veterinary offices, at humane societies, seeing va...See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Columbus, OH

Hello, my name is Brianna and I am a pet owner and animal lover. I have experience caring for many pets since being a small child. I am willing and more than happy to groom, walk, feed, and play with your fury friend small or large. If you choose me to walk your dog I will make sure your pet receives all the love, fun, and tummy rubs in the world.See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Columbus, OH

Hi! My name is Kait Ferretti and I am a happy dog walker that mainly services German Village, however I attend graduate school classes at OSU in Grandview and I’m super willing to travel to be someone’s walker! I have had my GSP, Laci, for over 10 years and absolutely adore her. I now have the free time and I’m ready to adore your pet as well! As your pet walker, I will be punctual with time and your pet will always receive a loving and meaningful walk. I’m flexible and always willing to tailor to your dogs’ individual needs. I hope you consider me to be your personal pet walker!See Profile

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Columbus Dog Walking

Ohio’s state capital is known for its friendly neighborhoods, creative culture, an enthusiastic sports scene, and the home of The Ohio State University. Our Barkly dog walkers have access to the city’s downtown area which features The Scioto Mile, over 175 acres of lush parkland on both sides of the Scioto River, with scenic views and plenty of walking trails for dogs and their walkers to enjoy. Find a consistent dog walker in Columbus who will take each and every one of your dog’s walks by downloading the Barkly Pets app today!

Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Columbus

MOST POPULAR BREED

Shih Tzu

The most popular breed in Columbus is the Shih Tzu. This city has more dog walks with Shih Tzus than any other breed.

How Dog Friendly is Columbus?

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GREENERY TO PAVEMENT SCORE

45 out of 100

Columbus 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

#81

Columbus ranks #81 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

#72 out of 100

Columbus ranks #72 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 Columbus?

    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 Columbus?

    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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