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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’s Top 5 Walkers

Richmond dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Aspiring Dog Trainer In Park Slope

Hey there! I am an experienced dog walker in DC 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

5.00 (2 reviews)

Dog Walker in Richmond, VA

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

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Richmond, VA

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 buddies See Profile

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Richmond, VA

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

5.00 ( reviews)

Dog Walker in Richmond, VA

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

5.00 ( reviews)

Barkly Pets Dog Facts About Richmond


Labrador Retriever

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

How Dog Friendly is Richmond?

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35 out of 100

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.

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#34 out of 100

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!

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