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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.
Madison dog walkers in your neighborhood.
I am totally flexible with picking up and dropping off pets. I don’t mind hectic schedules or last minute changes of plans, I totally get that. I do have one four-legged roommate of my own that loves to play with others. I can also help curb naughty behaviors during the day as long as you let me know what your needs are. For boarding, I ask that you provide food for stays longer than 1 night. For walking, I ask to know in advance how long they like to walk for, what their pace is, and how well they walk on the sidewalk. I only ask to assess where might be a good spot to walk your pup! Any other questions or concerns, please let me know!See Profile
I have three years of pet sitting and dog walking experience. My experience pet sitting has been for cats, dogs and rabbits. As for dog walking i have worked with all ages from young puppies to elderly dogs. My experience has been Working with dogs with various energy levels and exercise needs. I have worked with laid-back dogs that need a simple walk around the block to dogs that need more vigorous exercise. I can provide exercise as far as walks, playing fetch or other exercise activities. I also have experience working with elderly dogs as well as dogs with other health issues. I have worked with dogs who are unable to get upstairs without assistance to dogs with health issues where I had...See Profile
Available starting 9/1. I'm a lover of dogs and cats, mom to a 9 year old mixed breed dog and 3 cats that have passed. My dog walking experience includes my childhood dog (easy peasy) and current dog who is 50 lbs, strong and pulls! I'm a mom of three human teenagers and an in-home child care provider of 5 years. I'm an excellent caretaker with lots of patience and heart. I'm available for dog walking and dog and cat sitting.See Profile
I have been a dog person ever since I can remember. Anytime I visit a family member who has a dog or any pet for that matter, I always spend a lot of time with their animals. I am currently in university and have my own 1 year old puppy who I take on two to three walks per day to burn off his energy and so we don’t feel cooped up inside. I also have walked many neighbor’s dogs in the past and even taken care of them a few times. I enjoy taking brisk walks but my puppy loves to sniff around and explore so I don’t stop him from being a curious pup. I have experience will small, medium, and large dogs and I am patient with all dogs.See Profile
I’ve walked dogs all the time! Friends and family members including mines of course! I stay in Fitchburg off Syene rd but I’m willing to drive a little further to walk your dog! I have a way with dogs!See Profile
Madison, Wisconsin is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country! With dozens of parks and trails, and tons of dog-friendly businesses, Madison is a great place to get to know Barkly Pets! Barkly dog walkers love exploring the trails at Turville Point Conservation Park, checking out the waterfront at James Madison Park, or roaming the streets of the historic district. Since Barkly prioritizes the same dog walker for you every time, you can relax knowing exactly who is taking care of your pup.Sign up today, and see why Madison dogs love Barkly Pets!
The most popular breed in Madison is the Beagle. This city has more dog walks with Beagles than any other breed.
The most popular neighborhood in Madison is the Blackhawk. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in Madison.
Madison 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.
Madison scores low for dog-friendliness given the city’s many dog friendly places. It’s not necessarily easy to take your dog with you to restaurants, cafes, and stores in cities that score low in dog-friendliness.
Madison ranks #15 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.
Madison ranks #10 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 Madison?
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 Madison?
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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