"Our top priorities are the satisfaction of our clients and providing a safe and fun environment for our clients' dogs."Paul Columbia, President

Our Company

Founded in 2001 by Paul Columbia, NYC Dog Walkers, LLC is a bonded and insured company that is consistently ranked as the best run and most trusted dog-walking service in Manhattan. We love our jobs and take the care of our client’s pups very seriously.

Our Caregivers

NYC Dog Walkers is staffed by lifelong dog owners carefully chosen for their honesty, reliability, and of course, their love of dogs. We pride ourselves on punctuality, dependability, and animal adoration. Many of our caregivers participate in ongoing education courses designed to enhance their knowledge of professional dog care.



Our Walkers Are:

  • Reference checked and thoroughly vetted
  • Current or previous dog owners
  • Experienced in handling all breeds
  • Carefully trained in basic dog handling skills with senior staff members

Our Goal

To treat your dog and home with the love, care and respect we would use to treat our own. We believe in nurturing our clients' dogs in their own home environment and providing your pup with a consistent and reliable schedule. At NYC Dog Walkers, you and your dog's happiness are our main concern. We know how important your dog is to you; your pup is part of your family. And as a client, your dog will be a part of our family, too. 

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  • What is your cancellation policy? +

    We ask that clients email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 5:00 pm the day before the desired cancellation in order to avoid being charged.
  • What payment options do you accept? +

    We currently accept American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.
  • Do we get to meet our dog care provider? +

    Absolutely. Before we assign a regular walker for your pup, you and will have a chance to meet them and make sure the walker and your dog are a good fit. This meeting will also be an opportunity for you to go over any special requests or concerns regarding the care of your pup.
  • How do I schedule walks? +

    Call us at 917-912-3968 to schedule a free meet and greet with one of our fantastic walkers!
  • Is your company insured? +

    Yes. NYC Dog Walkers is a bonded and insured company.
  • Why aren't walks GPS tracked? +

    All of our walkers are bonded and insured employees of NYC Dog Walkers. We never hire freelancers or independent contractors. Your pup's walker will have the same route every day, so there is no need for extra tracking!
  • What is your service area? +

    Our coverage area extends from 128th Street on the Upper West Side and from 102nd Street on the Upper East side all the way down to the Wall Street area and everywhere in between.
  • How long has NYC Dog Walkers been in business? +

    Since 2001.
  • Do you do pack walks? +

    No, we limit the number of dogs we walk to small groups of up to 4 dogs. Semi private small groups range in size from two dogs to a maximum of four dogs.
  • Do you ever leave dogs unattended? +

    No, our dogs are never left unattended for any reason.
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