Trail Walks are weather permitting and offered Monday - Friday only, subject to availability. Contact us for availability and scheduling.
Pick up times will change with the seasons:
One dog per dog walker. If you have 2 dogs, you’ll have 2 dog walkers, we do not take 3+ dogs.
Cost ranges: $45-$70 (one dog walker vs. two dog walkers). Payment is always due at the time of pick up.
Trail Walks are 1 hour duration. Travel time from pick up to trail destination is approximately 15-25 minutes. Pick up, drop off, and travel time included in cost. Your dog will be away from your home from 1 1/2-2 hours. (i.e. dog pick up is at 1pm dog will be home between 2:30-3pm).
Trails may include but are not limited to:
The Boulevard path
Turkey Mountain/Valhalla Glen
Trail Walk Service Area: we will pick up dogs from: Montville, Towaco, Pinebrook, Mountain Lakes, Boonton, Boonton Twp., parts of Lincoln Park, and parts of Kinnelon.
We strongly suggest dog wears a harness, in addition to the requirement of wearing collar with ID tags.
Dog must be up-to-date on rabies vaccine.
Dog must be well behaved on leash: no excessive pulling, no aggression, not dog/leash reactive in an aggressive way, dog must want to walk, dog must be physically able to withstand walking 1hr on uneven territory.
Cancelation Fee: $15 fee if the walk is canceled the day of the scheduled pick up; regardless of the reason. To be paid immediately.
We supply: Poop bags, Safety clip for collar-harness, seatbelt, car seat cover, bottled water, water bowl, pet safe wet wipes, treat pouch bag - you supply treats if you want them given at any time.
We always wipe paws and dry off dog once back at home if you provide a towel.
We always reduce risk; there is no contact with other dogs or people.
The dog is always on leash.
We do not allow dogs to bathe in or drink from trail puddles, ponds, or streams.
You don’t have to be home for pick up or drop off, as long as we have access to your home and our payment, in full, is left at time of pick up.
ABOUT THE WALKERS:
Aubrey Scala (owner, pet sitter, dog walker) and Shelly Moore (avid hiker, dog walker, pet sitter, clinical Herbalist, and Jin Shin Jyustu Practitioner) will be the only team members that handle dogs for this featured service. Both Aubrey and Shelly are able to assess and gain control over sticky situation’s that might arise on a trail. Each are both certified in emergency first aid and CPR.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:
If you have not yet met Aubrey’s Ark, you will need to schedule a free meet and greet prior to the trail walk service.
Please complete and return the REQUEST PET CARE form.