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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.

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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 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.

U Street’s Top 5 Walkers

U Street dog walkers in your neighborhood.

Dog Walker in Washington, DC

Hi, my name is Maggie and I am excited to be a Barkly Pets walker! I have experience walking all sorts of dogs from the extremely energetic to the very mellow and the super skittish. Growing up my favorite siblings were my family's golden retriever and a black lab. I am a Social Work graduate student at University of Maryland and dog walking is the best study break I could imagine! I can't wait to meet all my new doggie friends.See Profile

4.99 (36 reviews)

Dog Walker in Washington, DC

DC resident, Cat mama, and animal lover. Knowledgeable about DC neighborhoods and surrounding areas. Pet owner my entire life and up for caring for pets of all sizes and temperaments.See Profile

4.99 (98 reviews)

Dog Walker in Washington, DC

Hi there! I'm a student at Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and majoring in Wildlife Conservation. I've always had a passion for the welfare of all animals, and I want to ensure that your family member gets the best care possible. Some previous experience of mine is that I've had 5 dogs of my own throughout my life, and have volunteered at adoption events for both cats and dogs.Let's get to know each other, and I promise I don't bite!If you are satisfied and happy with my care, feel free to let others know and to use my code: walk0385mic (gets you $50 in credit for walks!uSee Profile

4.93 (45 reviews)

DC’s 2nd Best Rated Barkly Dog Walker

Hi! My name is London. I’m a 26 year old pet parent to a Yorkie and a Guinea pig. I decided to expand my passion and love for dogs (and animals in general) by becoming a part of the dog walking community for Barkly Pets. I’m dedicated to treating your fur babies as if they were my own, and giving them one of the most enjoyable walks they’ve ever taken❤️.See Profile

4.99 (98 reviews)

Dog Walker in Washington, DC

I am a animal lover of all species. I have worked and cared for animals most of my life. I have owned dogs cats and birds. Working with animals brings warmth and joy to me because I do believe without animals this world would not be as great of a place to live.See Profile

4.99 (52 reviews)

Customer Reviews

Cole did a wonderful job. Ziggy had a traumatic experience with his last walker so he was really nervous and cautious at first. Cole spent 15 minutes before the walk letting Ziggy get comfortable with him and slowly letting him come out on his own. I...

Alexandria C.

Thanks! Please walk her through the grass if you can, sometimes she needs a little motivation. But I will say she did her business this morning as well, apologies for sharing that

Robbie S.

We are moving to a new place in Bloomingdale — but it’s been so great having you as a dog walker! It’s so nice to know she’s in good hands. I know she’ll miss you! Thanks again!

Darien C.

Sarah is Leo's favorite walker! She genuinely cares about his well-being and communicates any concerns or changes she notices. My mind is at ease knowing Leo is in her hands.

Laurel O.

Yes, thanks so much for leaving the light on for her! I always leave one on but I think her regular midday dog walker turns it off sometimes by mistake. Thanks again!

Elizabeth D.

It was pouring down raining when she went to walk Sobek. She asked if she still wanted me to walk him, but when I was unable to respond, she walked him as scheduled!

Amirah P.

Allison was great! She got in touch during the day to ask if there was anything she needed to do, and she arrived to walk Elsie exactly when she said she would.

Elizabeth D.

Thank you so much Manuche for taking such good care of Ferdie ! Thank you for the photo today. We really appreciate being kept informed. Many thanks.

Marie-Eve H.

Thank you as always!! We love reading your Molly report card while we are out. Brightens our day that she was well taken care of. Cheers!

Kate C.

Thank you! We got back and Molly seemed very well taken care of! She will miss you. Will book again in the future next time we are out!

Kate C.

Selene was great and was a really good sport about one of the dogs who is afraid of strangers acting out in the beginning. Thank you!

Erin M.

Perfect except we would love if you used the harness, which is located in the kitchen in the bottom drawer by the back door. Thanks!

Robbie S.

Thanks so much! She can totally be stubborn, even with me. Thanks for carrying her when she got tired! She gets hot really easily.

Elizabeth D.

Thank you for taking good care of her! I didn't expect you to scoop the litter I was going to when I got back so thanks for that!

Elizabeth H.

I'm sorry that I didn't warn you that he can be a bit possessive of things he gets a hold of. Thank you for dealing with it!

Israel G.

Really appreciated the note and confirmation that she did ok with a new walker -- also looked like a nice long walk. Thanks!!

Darien C.

Thank you so much Manuche. We all love reading the messages ! Thank you for keeping us so well informed. Have a good evening.

Marie-Eve H.

Thanks for taking such good care of Ziggy! I usually clip his leash on the front of the harness, but the back works too :)

Alexandria C.

Manuche was so communicative throughout the day leading up to the walk - that was so helpful. Really appreciate it!

Kelly C.

Thank you!!! I’m so glad you’ve gotten to know Bart— I’m sure he’s VERY excited to see you for his midday break :)

Alison B.

Washington 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
  • Schedule ahead or book last minute
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
  • See below to save with a walk package

$30

60 minute walk

  • $30 for 60 minute private walks
  • Perfect for the energetic pup
  • 12 hour notice cancelation policy
  • Save 15% per walk with a walk package

Exclusive Rewards for Frequent Users

Most dogs need walks several times a day. Our packages offer rewards for our most frequent customers. These packages are perfect for the young puppy or active dog needing regular exercise.

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BREED STANDARD

220 credits

$200

1 credit = $1. Package credits expire within 45 days of purchase.

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345 credits

$300

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Barkly Pets Dog Facts About U Street

MOST POPULAR BREED

Labrador Retriever

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

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DOG WALK

0.03 miles

Barkly Pets dog walkers in U Street walk an average distance of 0.03 miles. This distance is below average in comparison to the overall Barkly Pets average walk distance by 1.20 miles.

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Common Questions

  • How can I book a walk in Washington DC?

    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 DC?

    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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