Just like a child, daily exercise and a familiar routine is essential to the good health and happy mentality of your dog. One way to make sure your canine companion is getting what it needs is by hiring a daily dog walking service. But who can you trust with your four-legged friend? Take advice from other South Florida dog owners and go with the best.
Dogs Go Walking
11547 66th Place N.
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
What started as a nice gesture for an elderly couple has grown into a thriving South Florida dog walking business. Owner Monika Stefaniak takes great pride in the personal care given to each of her furry clients, from walks on the beach to cage-free pet sitting in a private home. Pet taxi service is also available. To make a reservation, log on to the website. Although the company headquarters are in West Palm Beach, it offers services throughout Broward and Miami-Dade.
Four Legged Pet Care
1111 Brickell Bay Drive
Miami, FL 33131
With a philosophy anchored in the idea that, “When you leave your pet(s) with us, you’re leaving your child,” you can rest assured that these folks take the responsibility seriously. The company offers dog walking and other pet services from South Dade through Palm Beach from a happy crew of male and female dog lovers who are licensed, bonded and insured. Additional services even include dog training. Each dog walker is listed online at the website with their direct email and phone contact information.
Fun Paw Care
2520 Coral Way, Suite #2-108
Miami, FL 33145
For over 25 years, Russell Hartstein, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, has been the go-to guy for South Florida dog owners. One exciting feature of his company is that your walker will provide you with a Daily Dog Report Card so you’ll get the lowdown on your pooch’s playtime. Another bonus is that each of the college and/or graduate school-educated dog walkers are extensively trained in basic obedience training, CPR and first aid for cats and dogs, and are certified pet sitters. Dog walking and training starts at $39. Additional pets are half-price.
The Official Dog Walkers
No matter what area of Miami-Dade or Broward you live in, you will find the perfect dog walker for your pet through this website. You can interview the dog walkers over the phone and then they can come to your home for a consultation to discuss exactly what your pet will need. Each walker is licensed, bonded and insured. Dog walking services are offered from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and they don’t charge extra for an additional dog. Advance payment is required.
5 Paw Pets
1804 N.W. 78th Way
Hollywood, FL 33024
With a free consultation to get you started, and very reasonable rates after that, you will not only love the affordability of 5 Paw Pets, but you will love the happy and energetic dog walkers. The company’s mission is to exceed your expectations and to provide high-quality and on-time pet care and pet sitting services. And its clients say that it succeeds in its mission daily. Each walker is a pet owner just like you, and they are licensed, bonded and insured. 5 Paw Pets takes pride in providing all the little things its competitors offer, but it does not charge for all the extras.
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