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Barkly is specially designed for professional dog walkers—people who share our values of deeply committed service, and who go "above and beyond" for their customers with regularity.

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Discover local New York 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 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.

New York’s Top 5 Walkers

New York dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Dog Walker in New York, NY

Hi! My name is Mike, and I’m a lifelong dog owner and lover. I grew up with both small and large breeds, and am comfortable with pets of all sizes. I am a certified vet tech, and also hold a pet first aid and CPR certification. I’m excited to meet you and your pup!See Profile

4.97 (11 reviews)

Chessmaster who walks Dogs For Fun!

I am a national chess Master who loves to walk dogs and fun side job. As an entrepreneur, I don’t have time to own a dog but I love to get my dog fix by walking other’s. I have dog sat and volunteered as a walker at BARC and Sean Casey rescues.See Profile

4.33 (14 reviews)

Dog Walker in New York, NY

Dog lover since birth! I grew up with two dogs (a cockapoo and a shih tzu)! I have over 12+ years of experience caring for dogs. My clients would describe me as friendly, responsible, and patient. My friends would describe me as the one who is playing with/petting the dog at parties. I promise to give your dog the best walk!See Profile

4.69 (4 reviews)

Reliable Dog Lover, Walker & Petsitter

Hi! Im Julia and im an NYC based dog walker petsitter. I am lucky that my full-time job is flexible enough to allow me to pop out for walks with pups all around the city. I love bringing dogs to the dog park when I petsit - I believe they should get exercise every day! Hoping to meet your pup soon.See Profile

5.00 (19 reviews)

Dog Walker in New York, NY

Hi there! My name is Maddy Smith - I am a NYC-based writer, comedian, and animal lover! I grew up with both cats and dogs in my upstate-NY home, interned on a farm after college, and now currently care for other's pets due to a random schedule and travels (show-business!) that prevent me from providing adequate care for a pup of my own. I live in Astoria, Queens, where I've spent most of my time caring for animals but am available to head to any neighborhood in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. You can expect from me strong communication, reliability, punctuality, and responsibility with your furry ones!See Profile

5.00 (19 reviews)

New York Dog Walking

The biggest, most diverse city in America that thrives on opportunity and eccentricity. With all the high rise buildings, it may not seem like a dog lovers paradise, but did you know there are more dogs in New York City than people in Cleveland, Ohio? New Yorkers love love love their dogs! And with that comes a high demand for dog walkers.Walkers in New York love walking for Barkly because not only are we are pet obsessed, but we also are always here to help. We know the city hustle game can be a struggle, so we work to make our platform as simple and transparent as possible. Meet your friendly neighborhood walkers today!

Customer Reviews

Mikah has been awesome thus far with 5 stars just as soon as I can catch up with my ratings. THANK YOU MIKAH! Madeline says she is very happy with you!! Auggie says Atf yeah!

Madeline T.

Really great personality and lovely caring person. Tiger doesn’t even come out for most humans but he took to her immediately... never seen that before! Thanks!

Michelle S.

Mikah has really taken stress out of a unique situation and has helped things run very smoothly for Madeline and Auggie. It has been a great relief!

Madeline T.

Mikah has been very helpful with Madeline's situation and is getting along well with Auggie. It is a great relief on my end! -Aimee

Madeline T.

My favorite dog walker. Kind, conscientious and caring. She's the only one I see my dog get excited to go with. Thanks Emmy.

Robert B.

Seeing the boys freak out when you walk in is how a dog walker should be greeted!! They love you Pablo, thank you so much!!

Chris G.

Darcy had fantastic things to say about Chris. He particularly liked the way he bagged his 3 poops. Very good technique.

Hillary R.

Alfredo has been the best kitty caregiver! So glad to know Marcus was well looked after while I was away. Thank you!

Emily S.

She actually left a report, I was able to follow map router and I feel like she actually walked my dog with care.

Robert B.

Thanks for taking care of Mr. Fred today! Doesn't seem like the GPS was working - 0.07 miles for 36 minutes.

Mila P.

Thanks Michelle. She wasn’t feeling well when I got home but o think she’s starting to feel better

Joanna D.

Terrific guy who seems really attuned to a dog's disposition. Will be happy to use him again.

Erica H.

Sarah is so fun and describes the walks very well, i feel like i was there!Thank you!

Marina H.

Josh was FANTASTIC with Velvet this afternoon. I would recommend him to everyone!

Robyn F.

Awesome pic! Thanks for the great report and playing in the snow with our girl

Brooke J.

Thanks so much for your help today! He'll be looking forward to another walk!

Cara P.

You're the best Pablo! Thanks for the longer walks and thoughtful notes!

Chris G.

Thank you so much for taking the time with Saffy. She loves snuggling!

Joanna D.

Thank you so much for going the extra mile and so proactive Sara!

Marina H.

I would love to know if she went #1 or #2 on her walks. Thanks.

Robert B.

New York 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.

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Barkly Pets Dog Facts About New York

MOST POPULAR BREED

Labrador Retriever

The most popular breed in New York is the Labrador Retriever. This city has more dog walks with Labrador Retrievers than any other breed.

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DOG WALK

0.06 miles

Barkly Pets dog walkers in New York walk an average distance of 0.06 miles. This distance is below average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 1.17 miles.

MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD FOR WALKS

Upper East Side, East Harlem, Carnegie Hill

The most popular neighborhood in New York is the Upper East Side/East Harlem/Carnegie Hill area. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in New York.

DOG SCENT SCORE

26 out of 100

New York's dog scent score is 26. Believe it or not, when dog’s sniff it’s terrific mental exercise for them. Our data suggests that dogs love to pee in New York which means that dogs in this area must really love their long walks!

How Dog Friendly is New York?

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GREENERY TO PAVEMENT SCORE

100 out of 100 (A+)

New York 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.

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DOG FRIENDLY AMENITY SCORE

89 out of 100 (B+)

New York 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.

DOG WALKING RANK

#2

New York 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.

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DOG PARK RANK

#28 out of 100

New York 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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Common Questions

  • 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!

New York Neighborhoods We Walk In

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