Our Walkers


David has been in the dog walking industry for over 10 years. He has extensive experience walking dogs and pet-setting. There is not a breed, large or small he hasn't seen. He grew up with dogs and had over 100 5-star ratings at his previous employer!


Raul is from Los Angeles and was a one time chef! He walks for us and grew up with pitbulls. He loves all dogs and often handles our bigger breeds for us!


Janini as well is from Los Angeles and an excellent musician! She is the ultimate professional and love, love, love dogs. Seriously, she will treat your dog as her own! We are so lucky to have her!


Daniel has been walking dogs for over ten years as well as helping with our cat sitting service (NewYorkCityCatSitters.com). We can't express how awesome he is, and how reliable. Owners constantly recommend Danny to other customers.


Kevin is an actor who works for us part-time. He is a really unique character with so much heart and love for animals. He is patient, professional, and just one of the most awesome guys you will ever meet.


Rodrigo is a junior high teacher! He grew up around animals as his family owns a shelter for wounded and abandoned animals. He is a terrifically nice and awesome with dogs! 


Rebecca is an animal lover, helping us out in Brooklyn (especially downtown and Dumbo!) Apart from walking us, she is studying for her MCATS and will make a great doctor one day! 


Julian is a born and bred New Yorker! He has worked at the ASPCA and has owned many pets (including some exotic animals as well!) He loves dogs, loves people, and has a fascination with art and music! 

About our training requirements:  

The owners of Soft Paws, LLC. also created PetShield USA – a service that trains dog walkers, dog sitters, and cat sitters thoroughly, providing them certification.