This list below provides you with an overview of 10 of the best dog walkers in Seattle.
1. Motley Crew
If you’re in the Capitol Hill or Central District neighborhoods of Seattle then look no further for your dog walking needs than Motley Crew. Founder Erika started Motley Crew in 2013 and hasn’t looked back. She has over 12 years of experience and can cater for your pup’s every need. The team of professional walkers at Motley Crew has experience in dealing with leash reactive dogs, aggressive dogs, and more.
A 15-minute walk around your neighborhood (either solo or with another dog) is $18, a $30-minute walk is $24, a 45-minute walk is $30, and a 1-hour walk is $40. Group walks are available for $28 and last for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Park trips are available for $29 and a puppy visit is offered for $33. Contact Motley Crew to get started.
2. Cosmic Home & Pet
Cosmic Home & Pet provides dog walking services in the Capitol Hill, Central District, Eastlake, First Hill, Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley, and Madrona areas of Seattle. With over 20 years of experience and training in animal behavior and psychology, you can rest assured that your pup is in safe hands at Cosmic Home & Pet.
For private walks, a 30-minute dog walk is $25, or $23 when you sign up for 5 or more walks per week. A 60-minute walk is $38 (minimum 2 walks per week). A 15-minute potty break for puppies is also available for $18. A 45-minute group dog walk is offered for $30 and consists of groups of up to five dogs. Contact Cosmic Home & Pet to learn more.
3. SNIFF Seattle Dog Walkers
At SNIFF, you can sign up and your dog will go walking with the same experienced, professional dog walker each time. The team at SNIFF has been offering professional walking for over a decade and have the experience to give your dog the exercise and attention they need during the day.
A 20-minute dog walk is $19, a 30-minute walk is $23, a 45-minute walk is $29, or a 60-minute walk is $36. All walks are one-on-one, take place around your neighborhood, and are GPS tracked. If you have a dog who needs to be let out during the day, a 10-minute potty break is offered for $15. Contact SNIFF to sign up and receive your first week free.
4. Strut The Pup
Strut The Pup offers dog walking, off-leash park visits, overnight dog sitting, puppy care, and more. All walkers at this local, women-owned and operated business are certified in pet first aid and CPR for your peace of mind. Walkers go through rigorous screening and training to make sure they have what it takes to care for your pup.
Private, on-leash walks through your neighborhood are offered – $24/30 minutes, $31/45 minutes, or $41/60 minutes (you can also add a dog for $9). You can save money by purchasing walks in bulk packs of 20 – $21.75/30 minutes, $28/45 minutes, or $37/60 minutes. A 60-minute off-leash park visit is $31, or a 20-pack is available for $540. Contact Strut The Pup for more details.
5. Belltown Dog Walker
Belltown Dog Walker has been operating throughout Seattle since 2009 and the team has developed a reputation for being reliable, professional, passionate walkers who will care for your dog like their own. They offer dog walking, pet sitting, overnight pet sitting, and pet taxi services across Seattle.
Private, individual walks are available for $15/15 minutes, $23/30 minutes, or $33/60 minutes. An additional dog can be added for $5. Walks are tailored to suit your dog’s personality and energy levels, and the walker will check that your dog has enough water in their bowl once your pup is back at home. Contact Belltown Dog Walker for more information.
6. Walk With Tanya
The team at Walk With Tanya offers solo dog walks, cat sitting, and dog boarding services to their Seattle clients. They have a convenient mobile app that offers real-time GPS tracking so you can see where your dog is during their walk, and you will also receive daily pictures and updates from your dog’s walk.
A 15-minute dog walk costs $19, or $17 when you buy a package of 4+ walks per week. A 30-minute dog walk costs $25, or $23 for 4+ walks per week. A 45-minute dog walk costs $30, or $28 for 4+ walks per week. A 60-minute dog walk costs $40, or 37 for 4+ walks per week. If your neighbor or somebody you know nearby also has a dog that needs walking, there is a $5 discount for both dogs. Contact Walk With Tanya for a free consultation.
7. Zen Dog Walking
Zen Dog Walking has been operating throughout Seattle for the last six years and will always ensure the safety and happiness of your pup. Owner, founder, and dog walker Matthew has over a decade of experience when it comes to working with dogs and started Zen Dog Walking to cater to dogs that sometimes get neglected with regards to traditional pet care services.
Walks are available for 15 minutes ($18), 30 minutes ($24), 45 minutes ($30), or 60 minutes ($36). A 15-minute walk includes potty breaks, a water bowl top up, and a feed after the walk at your request. A 30-minute walk covers roughly 2 miles, while a 60-minute visit includes a 30-minute walk and 30 minutes of high-energy play. Contact Zen Dog Walking to learn more.
8. Seattle’s Best Dog Walkers
The team at Seattle’s Best Dog Walkers cover Seattle, West Seattle, White Center, and George Town. They are experienced dog walkers and also ex-corporate executives, so they understand the struggle and pain you feel when you leave your dog at home for the day.
Off-leash park walks are offered for $25, or $21 when you sign up for 3 or more per week. On-leash walks around your neighborhood are available for 30 minutes ($25), and a 30-minute visit consisting of potty breaks, medicine administration, or short walks are also available for $25. Contact Seattle’s Best Dog Walkers to learn more.
9. Haven’s Hounds
Haven’s Hounds, located in the Upper Queen Anne Neighborhood, was established a decade ago and has been delivering quality dog walking services across Seattle ever since. Founder Nadine is an expert dog walker who has been working in the field for over 25 years.
Private dog walks are available for $27 for a 30-minute walk. Walks in small groups are also offered and can sometimes include off-leash playtime in appropriate areas – this is available for $32 for 60 minutes. If you have multiple dogs, each additional pup is only $5 per 30 minutes. Contact Haven’s Hounds to get started.
10. Close to Home Pet Services
If you’re in West Seattle, look no further than Close to Home Pet Services for all of your dog walking needs. Founder Drew started Close to Home in 2008 and is a certified professional pet sitter as well as a member of the NAACP and ACLU. His team of experienced professional walkers would love to spend some time with your pup.
A 20-minute neighborhood walk is $24, a 30-minute neighborhood walk is $27, a 45-minute neighborhood walk is $35, and a 60-minute neighborhood walk is $50. Additional dogs can be added for $5 each and if you have a particularly energetic pup you can sign them up for a 2.5 or 30-minute run for $32. Contact Closer to Home to get started.
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