Trusted with over 100,000 dog walks since 2016
Discover local Washington 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.
Washington dog walkers in your neighborhood.
Hi there! My name is Salena, I am a certified vet technician, k9 behavior specialist, as well as k9 trainer. I have been working with animals of all types for the past 20 years. Growing up on a farm I gained tons of knowledge, but most importantly, sooo much love for animals. I love each and every one like they are my own!See Profile
I have no experience caring for dogs as a job. I live around Litchfield/Northfield, so most of the area I live in is just a residential neighborhood. I have my own car, so bringing the dog around is no problem. I am comfortable with all types of dogs.See Profile
Hi everyone. Back when I used to live in Brazil I walked my dog and neighbors dogs every day and also volunteered at an Adoption site where I would walk dogs twice a day.Being around dogs makes me happy, so you can expect me to play with them, bringing to hikes if authorized and really nice walks or runs.See Profile
The most popular breed in Washington is the Dachshund. This city has more dog walks with Dachshunds than any other breed.
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How can I book a walk in Washington?
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 Washington?
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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