Cost of Dog Walking in Miami

miami dog walkersMiami is known for its beautiful weather and warm temperatures. When the thermometer rises past 90 degrees, who the heck wants to go out and walk the dog? Not only can you hire a dog walker to walk your dog when you’re busy, but you can also find a local dog walking service that will be happy to take your dog out for a walk during the hot summer days when you don’t want to leave the comfort of your air conditioned home.

There are many professional dog walking services in Miami, and costs are comparable across these businesses. Many services offer walks starting at fifteen minutes in length, for which you can expect to pay about $15 for one dog. Longer walks are more economical. Thirty minute walks cost around $20, while an hour long walk will cost about $30-$40. Services for multiple dogs usually include a charge of $5 to $7 for each additional dog.

Be aware that some dog walking services require extra charges on the weekends or holidays, for canceled walks, or for walks scheduled less than 24-hours in advance. When you hire a dog walker you can expect them to take your dog on a leashed walk through your neighborhood and make sure that your canine pal’s paws are clean before leaving.

With many dog walkers, more services are provided with longer walks. Some dog walkers will provide your pup with treats and change your dog’s water and food at no additional cost. A few services administer medicine to your dog at your request. Many dog walkers will take your dog to a Miami dog park close to your neighborhood. The best dog walkers will maintain good communication with you about your dog’s behavior and will reinforce the training that you provide your dog.

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