Dog Walking Rates & Dog Walking Prices

Below you will find a general listing of dog walking prices and dog walking rates that are normally charged in a small to medium sized city (10,000k – 150,000 population).

Dog walking prices can depend on the dog walker’s training and certification, as well as travel time and any special requests. Below is an average charge of what you can expect a dog walker to charge:

Time Dog walking price
1/2 Hour $15.00 to $20.00
1 Hour $22.00 to $30.00
Second dog same family 1/2 price going rate

Another popular option dog walking services provide are multi-day walks (or punch passes). This can drop the dog walking rates considerably. Here is an example:

Time Dog walking price
5 1/2 hour walks $60.00 to $85.00
10 1 hour walks $135.00 to $190.00
5 1/2 hour walks $100.00 to $125.00
10 1 hour walks $190.00 to $265.00

The fluctuation on dog walking rates also has to do with the types of walks offered – for example, you may pay higher dog walking prices for a solo leashed walk than you would for a group off leash trail walk.

There may also be other charges that affect the dog walking rates such as fees for treats, grooming and even bathing (this costs should be laid out before commencing a contract).

Interested in starting your own dog walking business? It can be a lot of fun, very rewarding and of course, great exercise!