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Get Connected => Pets and Animals => Topic started by: I live here too on October 28, 2013, 07:32:35 PM

Title: Dog Walker
Post by: I live here too on October 28, 2013, 07:32:35 PM
Looking for a reliable dog walker for one walk a day at 6 pm, and to sit with my dog for 1-2 hours until I get home.

this would be M-F.

If you have any leads, I would appreciate if you would post here.

Thank you very much.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: Chuckster on October 29, 2013, 10:57:42 AM
I read your post and remembered that someone had recently posted about pet sitting services.  Here's a quote from a thread found in the Business Listings and Services Directory (http://www.jacksonheightslife.com/community/index.php?topic=9128.msg50902#msg50902) board on JHL.

Maria Sroka is a long-time animal-loving resident of Jackson Heights who will arrange her schedule around yours for the loving care of your furry, feathered and finned friends (plants included!). 718-898-0440.

Many more two- and four-legged references upon request in addition to the below:

"Maria Sroka was more than a dog-walker or pet-sitter; she was my dog’s best friend.  She went above and beyond to care for him while I was away at work.  My dog is sensitive, shy and takes time to warm up to new people, but he could immediately feel Maria’s love for him and he was a happy boy!  She would always walk him carefully, not allowing him to ever get into trouble or harm’s way, and she would make him feel so special.  She always left him super fresh water and a little note for me about how he felt and behaved that day.  She took the weight of the world off of my shoulders, as my dog means the world to me.  Maria is the kindest and most responsible person, always trustworthy and reliable.  I live on the other side of the city now, but if I can’t care for my Doberman during the day I will only ever call Maria."
-Lara, professional ballerina and satisfied client
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: I live here too on October 29, 2013, 11:04:03 AM
Thank you very much. I really appreciate your post.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: nickfowler on November 15, 2013, 12:13:12 PM
I just found a very reliable dog walker boarder named Margarita Ortega 917-734-0156
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: I live here too on November 20, 2013, 05:34:03 PM
Thank you very much.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: HAMjacksonheights on December 03, 2013, 12:11:26 PM
hey guys, my name is Mike and I live between 79-80th street on 35th Ave. I have 10+ years dog walking, feeding, administrating medication, + more. Competitive rates. References. Available 7am-7pm 7 days a week! Call/text me 917-504-6950.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: I live here too on December 12, 2013, 08:18:44 PM
In case anyone is interested, I was very impressed by this young man and have employed him to walk my dog.  My dog loves him and so far, I am very happy with my decision.

If you are looking for a walker, I think it's worth your time to check this individual out.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: HAMjacksonheights on December 16, 2013, 09:23:10 PM
Thank you for the kind words- I love him too :)
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: Jd143 on February 12, 2014, 02:34:46 PM
Hello everyone.  If anyone else is interested and no one else is available.  I can pet sit and walk your dog too.

Just finished pet sitting for a friend for 5 days.  I love animals.  I have 2 cats and have had pets all my life.

I live in the 82nd street area.

Dont hesitate to contact me.


Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: shiying on April 22, 2014, 10:15:27 AM
Hey, I am a 14 year old girl looking for an opportunity to earn some extra cash while spending time with animals. I love caring for them, and I am also very responsible. On weekends, I am available to petsit and dog walk at any time except on saturday mornings from 8-12. Please contact me if you want a reliable and affordable sitter/walker.
Email: shiyingistyping@gmail.com
Phone: 347-768-6936
feel free to call or text
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: NY Paw Pals on August 13, 2014, 11:21:32 AM
     NY Paw Pals is a company from Jackson Heights offering high quality low cost services such as dog walking, pet sitting, pet boarding, overnight stays, vacation care, etc. We have dog walks starting as low as $11 for half an hour and no minimum walks required per week. We are an experienced work team committed to our customers satisfaction. For more information visit our web page at www.nypawpals.com.

Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: 11372JH on November 19, 2014, 11:13:13 AM
Hopefully this will end up in the right spot for someone to see..

We are looking for a dog walker who is available for 1 walk a day, M-F, mid-day, and then be flexible to do a 7pm walk on occasions where we will not be home. Of course these 7pms would be most likely be set up in advance, as we are not looking for something crazy like an "on call" walker. This is preemptive as we are in the process of getting a new dog (we lost our dog a year and a half ago...read that as put to sleep, not literally lost :) Writing as we are on 85th st between 35/37, and a lot of the services offered average around 75-80th sts. Let me know if this is enough to go on, or if more details are needed. We did not previously have a walker, but thought with our next one it may be beneficial. thanks!
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: I live here too on November 19, 2014, 11:41:38 AM
My husband and I are considering moving over to NY Paw Pals. We interviewed the owner and thought he is great.  We're waiting for somehting to work out, then we will make our decision, but if we didn't move over to Paw Pals,  it would just be a matter of circumstances, not a lack of positive feeling about Paw Pals. They really do seem to have a great set-up. Honestly I would recommend that you check them out, I really was impressed.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: the80s on February 16, 2018, 08:48:54 AM
There are a few threads on dog walkers but all are at least a few years old. In the process of getting a dog and would love to hear recommendations from people happy with their dog walker (ideally someone you've been using a long time).

I've seen Anella's Trails and Tails and NY Paw Pals come up a few times. Curious to hear about people's experiences with them or with other walkers. We would need midday walks about 3x a week.

This feels like an important decision and so important to find someone trustworthy and kind. Really don't want to roll the dice on this one.

Thanks for your help!
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: Petmarz on March 26, 2018, 06:42:21 AM
We hired Greg from dogwalkingqueens.weebly.com to take care of our cats and were very happy.  I assume Greg would also do a great job with dogs as well.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: rosie on May 22, 2018, 01:05:27 PM
I use a local woman named Karin for walks during the day. She's very reliable, and always sends a text message (often with a picture) telling me how the walk went. Let me know if you'd like her contact info.
For day care and/or boarding I use Janet of Bed & Biscuits and can't speak more highly of her. I think my dog likes Janet more than she likes me! Janet includes pick up and drop off and gathers up a bunch of neighborhood pups to run around in a dog park nearby. My doggo loves it and comes home tired every day.
I would strongly caution AGAINST using NY Paw Pals. They lost my dog while I was out of town - thankfully we found her after 2 days of searching, but it was terrible. To make matters worse, every time I asked them what happened, their story changed. They were very nice people but I just don't trust them.
Title: Re: Dog Walker
Post by: Lilybell on May 23, 2018, 03:17:39 PM
Rosie, that must have been awful! I'm so glad you found your pup safe and sound.