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Local Pet Care Services

If you need local pet care services in Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC look no further than Barking Trails. As the #1 pet care provider in the area since 2016, we’ve been committed to delivering top-quality pet care tailored to your furry friend’s unique needs.

Our team of pet care specialists undergo thorough background checks and extensive training and are fully insured and bonded, so you can have complete peace of mind when entrusting your pets to us. We take pet care seriously, and your pets’ happiness and safety are our utmost priorities.

At Barking Trails, we’ve built a satisfied client community over the years, and we invite you to experience the difference in pet care today. Whether your dog needs a daily walk, extra exercise, or companionship while you’re away, we’re here to provide exceptional care and ensure your pet’s well-being. Join the many happy pet owners who have chosen Barking Trails as their trusted local dog walking service. Contact us today to schedule your pet’s next adventure with us!

Our Services

Barking Trails proudly offers Dog Walking, Pet Sitting and In-Home Boarding Services to Montgomery County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Frederick County of Maryland, Arlington county, and Fairfax County of Northern Virginia and Washington DC. We create custom plans for each individual client that is implemented by a dedicated team of pet pros.

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Dog Walking

Our daily dog walks range from 15 minute let outs to 60 minute long walks. Rates start at $16

Pet Sitting Services

Pet Sitting

Going away? Have one of our pet-pros take care of your dog or cat in the comfort of their own home.


Avoid the kennel and have your dog stay at one of our sitters pet-friendly homes.

How it works

Book a Service

Reach out to us directly for booking your local dog walking service using the button below. If have any questions, you can also contact us via phone or email. We’re here to assist you and provide all the information you need.

Meet and Greet

We’ll assess your requirements and select the most qualified walker or sitter available in your area. We’ll arrange a time to introduce them to you and your pet. Your satisfaction and your pet’s well-being are our top priorities.

Peace of Mind

Our local dog walkers leave daily reports after their visits. We have a backup walkers in place to guarantee that your pets receive consistent and reliable care at all times. Were a peace of mind business.

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Erin F, Angie’s List
Using Barking Trails has been one of the best decisions I’ve made, knowing that someone I trust is making sure my dog gets the care and attention that she needs while I can’t provide it, gives me such peace of mind…
Oddette O, Google
Barking Trails is awesome. They have been walking our Bullmastiff Beau for several months. Professional, Dependable, Trustworthy and they really show love to my Beau. So happy we found them.
Melinda B, Yelp

Barking Trails is an awesome dog walking service. They are conscientious, always on time, and reliable. Most importantly, they take such good care of our dog Milo…”

Our Core Values

We Love Animals

We’re a bunch of animal lovers who believe in spreading smiles and love. Every day, we’re fueled by our passion for animals, always ready to go the extra mile. With staff ready to help, we make sure every animal knows just how much they’re loved!

Peace of Mind

Exceptional communication and transparency are key to building the trust that both our pet care providers and pet parents deserve daily. We are committed to consistently delivering safe and reliable services, ensuring peace of mind for everyone involved.


Our business stands out by consistently exceeding expectations with a dedicated team, innovative solutions, and a strong commitment to customer satisfaction. We’re always striving to make a positive impact, ensuring we bring our best every day.

Raise the Bar

We aim to raise the bar! Our services are top-notch, and our commitment to improvement is unwavering. By fostering team growth and embracing innovation, we plan to expand our company and positively impact the communities we serve. Our goal is to redefine excellence in our industry.

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Our Services

Need daily dog walking services? Going on vacation? Check out our full menu of services!

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Get Started

Ready to take the next step? Tell us more about your needs.      We can help design a custom plan.

Choosing the Right Breed

Choosing the Right Breed

The time has come, and you’re ready to find your own forever friend – a companion to cozy up with on quiet nights, to follow you into the bathroom, and to eat the scraps off the table. Only problem? The options are endless! It’s the equivalent of walking into a 51-flavored ice cream shop, but

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Team of Pet Lovers?

Joining our team at Barking Trails means more than just a job; it’s a rewarding career filled with daily adventures alongside our furry companions. With competitive compensation, a supportive team, and opportunities for growth, we offer an experience that goes beyond just dog walking and pet sitting. If you’re passionate about making dogs & cats happy and want to be part of a team that values your love for animals, come join us for a fulfilling journey of joy and companionship.

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Your Premier Pet Care Service Provider

Barking Trails proudly offers Dog Walking and Pet Sitting services to Montgomery County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Frederick County of Maryland, Arlington county, and Fairfax County of Northern Virginia and Washington DC. We create custom plans for each individual client that is implemented by a dedicated team of pet pros that have undergone thorough background checks, and are all fully bonded and insured.