Discover local Richmond 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.
Richmond dog walkers in your neighborhood.
Hello! My name’s Lexi, I’ve loved animals of all kinds (fur, feathers, and scales alike) my entire life. I currently love and own several four-legged family members of my own, as well as have experience with senior + special needs pets of all kinds. I can’t wait to meet your pups and go on an amazing walk together!See Profile
Hey there! I am an experienced dog walker in Brooklyn with over 1,000 walks done. As an inspiring dog trainer, I love to learn about their behavior, and taking one for a walk is the best way to learn. I can’t wait to meet your pet, and care for them as my own!See Profile
Hey there! I am a second year college student with a passion for dogs and exploring the great outdoors. I’ve been volunteering at animal shelters since I was 13, and have experience caring for my own Pit Bull since 2015. I am available to service a few mile radius around VCU, including the Fan and Oregon Hill. If you’re looking for a passionate, responsible, and loving dog-walker, look no further!See Profile
Hey! I love helping out with your sweet pups! I’m a college student looking for something to do on the side. I currently have 2 pugs and have grown up with dogs my entire life! My grandparents fostered dogs so I know how to care for your loving pet!See Profile
I love to meet new friends of all ages and sizes. They have their own personalities. It’s fun to see what they have in store for me. When I first meet them they’re shy but I can normally bring them out of their shells. I tend to make great bonds with my new buddiesSee Profile
Scenic Richmond, Virginia has an incredibly vibrant art scene, a thriving downtown neighborhood, and a wide array of dog friendly businesses! Barkly dogs love checking out the waterfront and trails at Ancarrow’s Landing, taking in the greenspace at Libby Hill Park or exploring the many dog-friendly businesses in downtown Richmond. Barkly understands the value of building a relationship with a dog walker, so we prioritize the same walker every time, letting your pup build a special bond with their Barkly dog walker. Sign up now to get a complimentary meet & greet with a Barkly dog walker of your choice!
The most popular breed in Richmond is the Great Dane. This city has more dog walks with Great Danes than any other breed.
Richmond 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.
Richmond ranks #41 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.
Richmond ranks #34 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 Richmond?
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 Richmond?
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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