David's Pet Services: WEST HARTFORD’S SAFEST (AND MOST FUN) DOG WALKING COMPANY

Ahead of the Pack

Dog Walking | Cat Sitting | Dog Sitting

See Your Walk’s Map On Our App!

With our app you can schedule dog walks and so much more. Best of all you can see a map of exactly where we went while walking your dog.

Same Day Booking & No Minimum Visits!

Based on availability, you may order a walk up to the same day. Also, no minimum weekly visits are required.

Positive Dog Training

Our walkers receive Dog Behavioral Training. Theory = Positive Dog Training.

Pet CPR & First Aid Certified

Rest assured. Every DPS Team Member is Pet CPR & First Aid certified.

"A Dog Walking Company...

...that also does Dog and Cat Sitting!"
(We Love Cats)

DPS serves West Hartford and surrounding towns. Primarily, our business provides a Dog Walking service that, for example, comes to walk your dog while you're at work.

You can feel confident knowing our employees not only *want* to treat your dogs well, but *know* how to do it too. We handle, walk, touch, instruct, and love your dog based on classical/operant conditioning principles and positive reinforcement only. Along with extensive training on safety procedures in and out of the house, we are prepared to do the job right.

Our secondary service - one that is based on availability - is Dog and Cat Sitting

  • Bonded

    By Pet Sitters Associates

  • Insured

    By Pet Sitters Associates

  • Federal and State Licensed

    We're BFFs With the IRS

  • W2 Employees

    We Do It Right!

Meet Our Family

Staff So Trustworthy, It Hurts
Uploaded image

David Steinberg

Owner, Head Dog Trainer, Resident Dog Rollerblader
From West Hartford, David is a social worker. He started DPS in grad school and hasn’t looked back since. He recently retired as a therapist to take on DPS full time. He has officially gone from therapist to doggist.
Uploaded image

Nadia Aguilar-Steinberg

Dog Walker, Key Manager, Owner’s Boss
Nadia’s an award winning opera singer from Torreon, Mexico. In 2010, the Hartt School heard her, then offered a full scholarship! Now she’s continuing her passion. Our advice? Befriend her now, before she’s too famous!
Uploaded image

Diego Steinberg

Boss of Everyone
Diego runs the show around here. While he still may be a little wobbly in the knees, he’s clearly a prodigy in the making. Pretty soon the D in DPS will mean Diego. Any day now…
Uploaded image

David

Head Dog Walker, Pet Sitter
David sang with David in college and they’e been best friends ever since. He started his professional career as an accountant at KPMG. Sitting at his office one day he realized he wanted to play with puppies all day. We don’t blame him.
Uploaded image

John

Dog Walker & Training/HR Manager
From WeHa, trained in music ed, and has sung professionally. John holds arguably the most vital role at David’s Pet Services. He is Music Director to our National Anthem Team of DPS singers.
Uploaded image

Catherine

Dog Walker Extraordinaire, Domestic Artist
Sometimes we wonder what Miss Catherine *can’t* do. She comes from a vast career in corporate America and now runs a domestic arts business. We are so happy to have Catherine here at DPS! #jackpot
Uploaded image

John

Dog Walker, Trombonist
Not only does John love dogs, but he is a trombonist for the “West End Blend” and “The Blend Horns.” He’s also a Brass teacher at Parkville Sounds. John’s a graduate from the Hartt School of Music’s Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz.
Uploaded image

Erin

Dog Walker, Professional Photographer
Not only is Erin incredibly trustworthy and nice, but she’s calm and peaceful too – which is an essential component to positive dog training / handling. Also, she’s a pro photographer. Alas, the pictures on her visit messages are very pawsome.
Uploaded image

Erin

Dog Walker, Opera Singer
Erin recently graduated from the Hartt School of Music with a degree in Opera Singing! Like many of our other staff members, she is very musical, trustworthy, and kind.