Welcome to Knoxville! 

Are you relocating to the Knoxville area?

 Waggy Tails would love to help you and your pets get acquainted!

Knoxville SunsphereAs a pet owner, you’ll have many options in Knoxville for all sorts of pet care services.  Many of the local brick-and-mortar businesses and restaurants are incredibly pet friendly and are excited when you bring your furry friend along.

We’d like to share some resources that we hope will help you and your pets have a smooth transition to the area, finding what you need to create a wonderful life together in Knoxville!

As a first step, don’t forget to get signed up with us for your pets’ pet sitting and dog walking needs!  Read about How to Get Started with us, or go ahead and complete our New Client Sign-Up Form to be matched with a sitter/walker and set up a complimentary meeting.

Neighborhood Pet Friendly Guides:

Your Guide to Pet Friendly Downtown Knoxville  – This article highlights walking trails, pet stores, vets, restaurants, and accommodations in downtown Knoxville that are pet friendly.

Your Guide to Pet Friendly Fountain City – Moving to Fountain City or North Knoxville?  This guide highlights walking trails, dog parks, vets, pet stores, and apartments that are pet friendly in Fountain City.

Knoxville Pet Care:

Knoxville and Oak Ridge Doggie Day Care Guide – Considering putting your dog in doggie daycare for socialization and exercise during the day?  This guide highlights your options for doggie daycare centers around Knoxville and Oak Ridge.

Pet Sitting in Knoxville: What Should I Look For? – We share our suggestions on the 5 things that you should look for when choosing a pet sitting company for your pets’ care.

Pet Sitting: Does your Pet Have What it Takes? – Some pets are a great fit for pet sitting, while others do better in a boarding situation.  We highlight 3 main things to consider to determine the best fit for your pet.

Knoxville Dog Parks and Greenways: 

Knoxville and Oak Ridge Dog Parks – We’ve put together a master list of the dog parks in Knoxville and Oak Ridge complete with location, size, and a list of amenities.

5 Places to Walk your Dog in Knoxville – We share our top 5 recommendations for fun places to take your dog walking or hiking in Knox County.

4 Places to Walk your Dog in Oak Ridge – We share our top 4 recommendations for getting out and about with your dog on the trails and greenways in Oak Ridge.

Knoxville Pet Events:

Knoxville Pet Events – This article takes a look at our recommendations for the top 5 pet events that Knoxville holds on an annual basis in the spring and summertime, as well as groups and activities that run all year long.

Knoxville Mardi Growl – Don’t miss this annual event held in February/March  that features a dog parade and benefits Young Williams Animal Center.

4 Activities for Dogs in Farragut – This article highlights 4 fun activities to participate in with your dog in the Farragut area.

Local Pet Services:Knoxville River

Knoxville Pet Photographer – You can never go wrong with the gift of family photos that include your pets! We share our suggestion for a local pet photographer.

Knoxville Pet End of Life Services – After our dog, Coda, was diagnosed with bone cancer we knew it was time to consider  his end of life comfort.  We share our suggestion for a local visiting vet that comes to your home to provide care.

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