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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.

Philadelphia’s Top 5 Walkers

Philadelphia dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Dog Walker in Philadelphia, PA

My name is Jess and I love walking with Barkly! I've been an animal lover my whole life, volunteering with my local animal shelter. I have years of experience with dog walking & cat sitting and while I am currently petless myself that just means I have extra love to give your pets! :) See Profile

5.00 (55 reviews)

Dog Walker in Philadelphia, PA

Hello, I'm Sam! I have not only grown up with family's and friends' pets my entire life, but I also have almost 2 years' professional experience as a Kennel/Vet Tech at a hometown animal hospital. 3 years ago, I also adopted a Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix of my own, "George," who is the huge, goofy love of my life. Book a walk with me today - I can't wait to meet your best friend soon! See Profile

5.00 (27 reviews)

Dog Walker in Philadelphia, PA

Hi, my name is Catherine and I am an actor, avid reader, and dog lover! I grew up with a miniature schnauzer named Mitzi and due to my living situation I'm unable to have a dog of my own, currently. This is why I'd love to spend time with your dog on a walk! I also work as a nanny and dog-sit for friends and family, so I have ample experience in care giving, for humans and furry friends alike. I'm looking forward to getting a workout in with your wonderful dog! See Profile

4.97 (27 reviews)

Dog Walker in Philadelphia, PA

Hi! My name is Jessica. I've worked with all kinds of animals for the last 6 years. I am also a Vet major currently and love animals. I had a dog growing up. I raised her and taught her everything. I've also worked on a farm and in pet stores so I know a lot about the care your pets need. I would love the chance to meet you and your pet. See Profile

5.00 (25 reviews)

Dog Walker in Philadelphia, PA

Hi there! My name is Audrey and I am a pet professional with multiple years of dog walking/dog sitting experience. I love being a dog walker, as it gives me the chance to make some furry friends and provide your pet with the care and attention it needs! I am comfortable with all types of dogs and will provide the best service for all of your pets needs! See Profile

4.98 (208 reviews)

Customer Reviews

Christina the puppy whisperer was excellent! I highly recommend her for her friendliness and love for pets! She was punctual, kept us up to date with adorable pictures and had the sweetest things to say about franklin! She is always available even wh...

Nicole M.

Thank you, Kati! This is awesome to hear that he was great and welcoming to people! Love the light craziness too! He is such a funny guy! And gosh, can't figure out what set of stairs Dex is sniffing! He sniffs any and all steps around town! haha Tha...

Sheri G.

Thanks again for taking good care of our Rascalz and taking him to the park. He loves going and meeting new puppy friends or playing ball. Thanks for getting him fresh water and feeding him. Such a huge help.

Maggie M.

Daphne is amazing! She was not intimidated in the least by Boricio. I definitely felt a sense of calm and control that I haven't felt with other walkers. I hope Daphne will be walking Boricio more!

Will F.

Thank you. I have been using the harness on Tegan too. She tends to pull me less. This Wednesday I plan on getting another one and will try to find the ez harness

Beth B.

Thank you so much for working on stu's other doggy skills! And for cleaning his bowls. It was so nice of you to go out of your way on those things!

Alexander N.

hah. the neighbors do like to talk - feel free to keep it moving if they're getting weird...good people, but they linger :) thanks as usual!!

lindsey c.

Great! That's typical Rascalz...taking his time finding the perfect spot! Thanks Jonathon. We will be needing some extra help next week.

Maggie M.

Obviously loves dogs. Jake seems to enjoy his walk and he has been on time 2 walks so far and will be using Zack for the foreseeable future

Tom G.

How nice! He's such a senior citizen lol. Thanks so much for your patience with him, I think he looks forward to these outings :)

Lisa W.

Thank you so much for your patience with Free! She is such a sweet girl but just hasn't been crate trained fully yet.

Michelle H.

jonathan, you the best! i know fred absolutely loves his guy-time. thanks for always sending great pics :)

lindsey c.

Don't know why he was so skittish. Not your fault, happy we communicated and at least he did his business.

Angela D.

Thank you! I'm sorry that you had to take them separately but I appreciate you doing that. -Madison B.

Beth B.

John's patience must be unlimited because that park gets Mamba every time! Every square inch is right!

Claire P.

Thank you for letting us know about the no items on the floor that werent hers, I'm so proud of her!

Jill M.

You're doing great Jon! Thank you for being such a big help! Mamba certainly does love those treats!

Claire P.

Yeah....he's been lazy and stubborn on walks. I'm taking him to a boarding school for most of july

Stephen V.

Atlas and Schroeder were very pleased! Thanks for taking them. Until their next trip to Philly!

Dave C.

Jake came home very happy and tired. Joe was great with him and I think Jake really enjoyed it

Tom G.

Philadelphia 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
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$30

60 minute walk

  • $30 for 60 minute private walks
  • Perfect for the energetic pup
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
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Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Philadelphia

MOST POPULAR BREED

Labrador Retriever

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

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DOG WALK

0.46 miles

Barkly Pets dog walkers in Philadelphia walk an average distance of 0.46 miles. This distance is below average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 0.77 miles.

MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD FOR WALKS

Fitler Square, Rittenhouse, Logan Square

The most popular neighborhood in Philadelphia is the Fitler Square/Rittenhouse/Logan Square area. This neighborhood has the most dog walks of any other neighborhood in Philadelphia.

DOG SCENT SCORE

22 out of 100

Philadelphia's dog scent score is 22. Believe it or not, when dog’s sniff it’s terrific mental exercise for them. Our data suggests that dogs love to pee in Philadelphia which means that dogs in this area must really love their long walks!

How Dog Friendly is Philadelphia?

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GREENERY TO PAVEMENT SCORE

70 out of 100 (C-)

Philadelphia 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.

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DOG FRIENDLY AMENITY SCORE

93 out of 100 (A)

Philadelphia scores high for dog-friendliness given the city’s many dog friendly places. It’s easy to take your dog with you to restaurants, cafes, and stores in cities that score high in dog-friendliness.

DOG WALKING RANK

#25

Philadelphia ranks #25 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

#79 out of 100

Philadelphia ranks #79 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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Philadelphia Dog Walking

The City of Brotherly Love is encompassed in historical value and contemporary significance, a great example of the rich culture that results from the collection of old world and new. A major city with a prominent art scene combined with laid-back neighborhood vibes that make Philly distinctly unique and that’s why our Barkly walkers love it! Ample green spaces were included in the original design of the city, so whether you’re near the Delaware River, or the Wissahickon Valley, there are miles of trails and countless lush parks for Barkly walkers and customers to enjoy.

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