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Top Dog Walking Services In Denver

August 9, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Jessica Brandi Lifland/Getty Images)

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When it comes to your dog, only the best will do. If you work long hours, it can be very difficult to find ways to sneak home to take your pup for that much-needed walk. When you go out of town, taking your dog to a kennel can be very difficult as well, since most dogs are so much happier being able to stay in their own home. That is where a good dog walking and pet sitting service comes in. You’ll find the services offered by these excellent organizations to be a perfect addition to your daily pet care, keeping your special friend healthy and happy while you are at work.

Hustlin’ Hounds
4372 Yates St.
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 880-2886
www.hustlinhounds.com

From dog walking to pet sitting, Hustlin’ Hounds creates customized ways to keep your pooch happy while you are away at work. Erin Denny opened Hustlin’ Hounds after leaving the corporate world to care for her own pup and discovered she liked walking other dogs in her neighborhood. Word of her reliability and service has spread, now Hustlin’ Hounds receives rave reviews from everyone who uses her fantastic service. All of the sitters are fully insured and bonded by Pet Sitters International and they clearly love what they do.

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Four Dog Paws
2075 S. University Blvd., Suite 225
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 217-1280
www.fourdogpaws.com

Another excellent and reputable service in the area is Four Dog Paws. It offers both dog walking and pet sitting services, perfect for those that work long hours or if you are going out of town. The services offered include individualized sessions that range from 20 to 45 minutes and they are private sessions, so your dog will get lots of loving attention and activity. If you are planning a trip, then definitely look into Four Dog Paws for your pet sitting needs. Your dog will love the attention and you’ll have the peace of mind knowing your special pooch is in good hands.

Out U Go
725 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 552-3744
www.outugo.com

Out U Go is one of the more established dog walking services in town, having been around since 1996. As a reputable dog walking service, Out U Go is excellent, with flexible scheduling and personalized care for each dog. All Out U Go staff members go through a full training program through Dog Walk University, teaching the right care for dog, cat and other pet health and safety. Plus, when you get home, you’ll even find a little personalized note from your walker telling you how your pal did that day. If you have other pets, Out U Go can care for them too. From cats to bunnies to hamsters and everything else, you’ll find someone at Out U Go to help.

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Denver Dog Joggers
(720) 432-3564
www.denverdogjoggers.com

If you are looking for even more exercise for your pal, then consider hiring Denver Dog Joggers. This team of long-distance runners also has a natural bond with all the animals it cares for. Denver Dog Joggers is perfect for those dogs that need a bit more exercise. Your dog will love jogging along or a more fast-paced walk, perfect to burn off that excess energy and get lots of great exercise outside. Whenever possible, all dog running and dog walking sessions will be done close to your home, but the company always looks for nearby parks and dog-friendly trails. If your pet has health problems, the services offered at Denver Dog Joggers may be a great way to help them get their energy back as well. Of course, talk to your vet if you have any concerns about your pup going for a daily jog.

Your Best Friend’s Friend
(303) 692-1140
www.ybffpetcare.com

For more than 10 years, Your Best Friend’s Friend has been offering dog walking and dog sitting services throughout the Denver area. It is perfect for anyone that works long hours or is dealing with the demands of a new puppy or kitten. If you need to go on vacation or even if you are recovering from an illness or injury then Your Best Friend’s Friend is for you. With dog walking, dog sitting, home care and even pet chauffeuring and errands, you’ll find a myriad of different ways to use this fantastic service. Plus, Your Best Friend’s Friend is fully insured, bonded and trained in pet first aid and administration of medicines and injections.

Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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