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Conceived nearly 15 years ago, the dream to create a differentiated pet service that catered to the needs of pets and their owners was born. Inspired by Pack Leader Michele Pytko’s constant companion of 14 years, her beloved golden retriever Riley, was the motivation to create an unparalleled pet service to meet the individual needs of pets and their owners. When boxers Rumour and Nauticus joined the family, Michele decided to bring to pet care what she brought to her professional work for 20+ years – reliability, trust, and honesty - all hallmarks of the Bark ‘N Leash experience.  Safety is our priority and another benefit you will experience with Bark 'N Leash.

We currently offer dog walking, play groups, puppy training and our regular clients can benefit from our pet sitting services. Please check out our rates and services page for a complete list of services available to Bark ‘N Leash customers.  Bark 'N Leash is a different type of dog walking company in that we believe in customer service and personalized attention, and as such, your dog will never be walked in a pack greater than 3 total dogs. Less dogs in each walk equals more attention for your faithful companion.


We are accepting new clients in Waltham, Watertown and Belmont. Bark ‘N Leash is bonded and fully insured by the Travelers Insurance Company. 

Bark ‘N Leash is also a Certified Pet First Aid & CPR Instructor after completing the prerequisite Pet First Aid and CPR Training. This instructor certification is a valuable benefit to all Bark ‘N Leash customers as this allows us to identify many pet health issues and also may help us save your pet in an emergency. Through this certification, we are also certified to teach and train pet owners in First Aid and Pet CPR.

We are also a provider with Pet Sitters International (PSI). PSI is the world's largest, most-trusted educational association for professional pet sitters, dedicated to educating professional pet sitters and promoting, supporting and recognizing excellence in pet sitting.

Bark ‘N Leash – The Most Fun Your Dog Can Have Without You.TM


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