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The Best Dog Walking Services in Toronto

Dog walking services in Toronto aren't hard to find, it's pairing you and your canine with the right one that's the real challenge. Whether your pet needs a solo walk or group adventure, training, playtime or just a quickie to visit a nearby bush, these services all over the city have got you and your mutt covered. 

Dogs World Walking

This Liberty Village-based walking service prides themselves on leaving personal notes after every walk. They allow for last minute bookings and are flexible with walk times and dates. They also have an adorable Facebook feed where they post pics and videos of their furry clients. Group walks start at $15.93 during the week.

Woofs Upon a Walk

This East-York focused dog walking group will not only take your dog on high-activity, group focused walks (they carefully place your dogs in groups they'll fit in with), but also offer obedience classes and longer term day care services. Contact them directly for pricing.

Leash & Paws

This dog walking group covers two large downtown service areas, and have a great menu of services such as solo and group walks, dog sitting and boarding, potty breaks and will even care for your dog on wedding days. They also teach pet first aid. It's $20 for an hour long group walk and cheaper with multiple walks a week.

Hounds Around Town

A west-end focused business that focuses on four legged pals from Dufferin to Royal York and St. Claire all the way down to the water, they offer individual and group walks, mid-day drop ins, as well as food delivery and vet appointment visits. 50 minute group walks here start at $18.

A Dog’s Life

This Queen St. East-based service takes care of most of downtown with a one on one specialty. They care of elderly dogs who don't care to be in large groups and only take four dogs walking at a time. They also board and provide daycare services for dogs as well as cats, and have their own grooming service. One hour group walks start at $17.

A Leg Up

Caring for dogs of every size, age, activity level and temperament, this dog walking service is based out of both the Annex and Leslieville and provides dog walks, daycare, cage-free boarding and a frequent walking program. They focus on lots of interaction  and also offer dog training and puppy visits. Frequent group dog walks here start at $22 an hour.

The Village Dog Pack

A Liberty Village dog walking pack made up of certified professional walkers and trainers, this service provides walks, puppy visits, wedding chaperoning, pet sitting and training courses. They're also big on your dog's nutrition with specific programs and advice. Weekday group walks begin at $18 and are cheaper if you buy multiple walks.

Oh My Dog

A member of the Toronto Dog Walkers Association, part-time canine nutritionist and in business since 2003, this west end dog walking service does five-dog off leash adventures in parks like Humber Bay Park, High Park and ravines and trails in the city. Group walks start at $20.

High Park Dog Walks

This west end dog group walks dogs of all ages, sizes and temperaments in nine neighbourhoods. Sure they do your regular dog walking for groups and solo canines, but they also do house calls and specialize in puppies and older dogs who need a bit of extra care. They also do cat and smaller animal drop ins. Single dog walks start at $18 for 30 minutes.

Barks N Purrs

A downtown and uptown dog walker and pet care provider, that never takes more than five dogs out at a time and they are assigned to groups based on age, personality and health. All dogs are assigned to the same walker and they also offer boarding, visitations and cat sitting. Weekday group walks start at $15 and they also celebrate dog birthdays.

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Toronto Dog Walkers Association


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