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In the Pursuit of Healthier Pets...

Life can get hectic and we’re here to help in your time of need. Best Friends Dog Walkers is a full-service dog walker, pet sitter, and kennel alternative catering to the needs of you and your pet.

 

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Best Friends Dog Walkers Provides Trustworthy Pet Services

Our Service Area Includes: Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, and Robins Iowa

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Dog Walking

We come to your home to walk your dog in the comfort of your neighborhood. We have years of experience walking dogs of all sizes and temperaments. Walks are done in 20-minute increments. Custom walks are also available.

$25 per 20 minutes

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Pet Sitting

We are also available to visit your home to care for your pet while you are away. We can perform any care your pet may need including feeding, companionship, and letting them out while you are at work. We even clean litter boxes!

$20 per 20 minutes

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Kennel Alternative

Kenneling or boarding your pet away from home can be stressful. That’s why we provide a kennel alternative where we visit your pet multiple times a day at your home. Your pet gets to stay in the comfort of home. No worries.

$65 per day

The Benefits of Dog Walking

We all know that there are many health benefits to walking for us humans. You may take your pet...

Your Dog’s Paws vs. Road Salt

Wintertime has clearly started to leave its mark on many communities. Plow truck drivers and road...

Keep Your Dog’s Teeth White

Keeping a dog's teeth white is no easy task. Dogs don't like having their teeth brushed. It's not...

Safety Tips for Dog Walkers

Walking your dog can be a great source of exercise for both you and your pup. For some high energy...

Nutrition and Exercise for Dogs

At Best Friends Dog Walkers, one of our mottos is 'healthier dogs, one walk at a time!' We're a...

What To Do About Dog Coughing

When a dog coughs, it can mean that he has some problems. Before knowing what to do you need to...

6 Common Dog Health Problems

Being a dog parent can be very rewarding. We have always heard the saying a dog is a mans best...

Tips For Walking in the Cold

Historically speaking, we know that January and February can be the coldest months here in Iowa....

Separation Anxiety and Your Dog

Separation anxiety has proven to be a debilitating issue for our fur babies. It is your dog's...

7 Tips for Dog Walking in the Snow

Walking in the winter months alone can be difficult. As professional pet sitters, we have a great...

How To Choose A Cat Sitter

Hiring a cat sitter is not just a mere suggestion when it comes to getting away from your house...

Make A Cat-Friendly Xmas Tree

Anyone that has cats will know that as soon as the Christmas tree is up, the cats will be trying...

The Benefits of Using a Pet Sitter

If work or travel keeps you away from your pets, you've likely considered various options, from...

Build a Relationship With Your Dog

Make your relationship with your dog a priority. Dogs and people have one definite similarity in...

Dog Boarding Or Pet Sitting?

When you have pets, you will probably find that the most stressful part of booking a vacation is...

How to Care for Orphaned Kittens

Mother cats try to take care of their babies, but things in nature happen. They can become ill,...

6 Things To Keep Away From Your Cat

There are lots of common hazards that cats are going to encounter in and around the house. Any...

Simple Litter Box Tips

We'll get straight to the point here; as professional pet sitters, we have changed many cat litter...

Holiday Pet Sitting Tips

When a person goes out of town to visit their family over the holiday season, not everyone may be...

Understanding Cat Scratching

If you are a cat lover, then you probably have a love/hate relationship with cat scratching. Your...

Choosing the Right Kennel

It's very important to pick the right kennel or dog boarding facility. At Best Friends Dog...

Add Years to Your Pet’s Life

Any pet parent today would love to see their pet live a long a happy life. This is not a guarantee...

Dog Boarding and Kennels Can Be Stressful

Boarding and kennel stress is true. Dogs become stressed the same as humans and putting your dog...

4 Cat Feeding Methods to Avoid

As professional pet sitters, we like to keep our readers up to date on some philosophies when it...

5 Fall Pet Safety Tips

Fall is finally here. Crisp air, cool weather, and the beautiful colors of fall foliage are all...

Common Dog Skin Troubles

Dogs just, like their human parents, can get some different skin conditions. A dog parent has to...

When to Worry About Your Dog’s Diarrhea

Unfortunately for dog owners, pets often get sick, and it can be very difficult to decide when it...

How to Exercise Your Dog Indoors

As most of you have already noticed, the weather is starting to change. Fall has officially...

Helping A Dog Up Into A Car

Let's face it, if you are a dog parent, you will eventually need to help your dog get up into a...

Our Kennel Alternative

Best Friends Dog Walkers recently celebrated our 4th anniversary. We are honored to be helping you...

Due to high demand, for a more immediate response, please call us at 319-899-9960

Phone Number

(319) 899-9960

Mailing Address

6413 Deer Stone Dr SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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