Trusted with over 100,000 dog walks since 2016
Discover local Pittsburgh 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.
Pittsburgh dog walkers in your neighborhood.
*Note: I'm happy to walk pups within a 30 mi radius, including Pgh & surrounding.* I've loved/cared for dogs as long as I can remember! I've 22+ yrs exp. in the following: K9Behavioralist/Trainer & Handler. Training/Competing w/ my own Ger Shep Dogs. 4 yrs as Vet Tech. Conditioning, Handling, & Grooming showdogs. Mgmt of prof kennel. Private Boards. Home Sitting. I'm truly confident in my ability to handle dogs; all sizes & temperaments. My methods are rooted in pos(+) reinforcement. My abilities are backed by 22 yrs of education & hands-on work. I've a true passion for dog care. I'm an outstanding candidate for providing top-notch care to beloved pet(s)! You're welcome to contact me for any...See Profile
Experienced pet sitter who will treat your pet as her own! College animal behavior grad. Love all types of animals, trustworthy and pays attention to detail, willing to administer medication and specific feeding instructionsSee Profile
I’m a professional pet friend and a huge animal lover. My pet sitting experience has mainly been for friends and family, however, I have had an array of pets since childhood - from dogs to hamsters to horses, chickens, pigs, fish & everything in between. I currently have a 1 year-old German Shepherd named Maliyah and a 6 month-old Boxer named Guiliana who are the biggest love-bugs you could ever imagine. I will treat your dog like they’re my own family. Your dog will walk (or run), play and be pampered with lots of love. Don’t be surprised if your pooch doesn’t want to leave at the end of the day. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I look forward to getting to know your dog!See Profile
I have spent my entire life caring for animals. I grew up on a farm where my family raised all types of animals including cows, goats, rabbits and especially dogs and cats! From this experience I understand how to handle a variety of situations like medical emergencies, misbehavior, and reading an animal’s emotions. Each animal is different, and I love getting to know each one’s unique personality. At the end of the day, I just want to love on your fur babies and make their lives special.See Profile
Hello my name is Jessica. I can honestly say Animals have always been apart of my life. Growing up I always wanted to work with dogs for my career. Dog training is my passion. I’m hoping to one day do it full time. For the past few years I have ran a non profit incorporated rescue that I have currently put on pause but hope to one day start it up again. In doing so I have learned a lot about animals and how to care for them. I would love to care for and walk your dog or dogs. I love all breeds and sizes, cats or dogs. Working with animals is the highlight of my life and I couldn’t imagine a life without them.See Profile
Known as the Steel City, Pittsburgh is home to 9 off leash dog parks and tons of greenspaces and trails, making it one of the best places to have a dog. Barkly dog walkers love checking out trails in Frick Park, or taking in the riverside at Emerald View Park. Barkly understands the value of building a relationship with a dog walker, so we prioritize the same walker every time - making sure both you and your pup are comfortable. Sign up now to get a complimentary meet & greet with a Barkly dog walker.
The most popular breed in Pittsburgh is the Pit Bull. This city has more dog walks with Pit Bulls than any other breed.
Pittsburgh 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.
Pittsburgh ranks #18 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.
Pittsburgh ranks #12 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!
How can I book a walk in Pittsburgh?
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 Pittsburgh?
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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