dog hiking guide

Ever hear about Active Dog's
group nature hikes?

Hello Sound Shore Moms!

Nature Hikes

Training

Grooming

Boarding

Dog Walks

Welcome Sound Shore Moms Group!

Welcome to Active Dog. 

We have been providing dog hiking, walking, and boarding services for clients living in Fairfield and Westchester counties since 2011.

The daily off-leash, group nature hike is our most popular service by far. Over the past nine years we have hiked with over 250,000 dogs! Our 60-90 minute hikes include pick up and drop off from your home, exercise, socialization, supervision and daily photos or videos of your dog in action. 

I welcome you to click the button to get started, or call me directly to discuss your first hike with us…free of charge.  

We know how much you love your dogs and I promise you that our experienced staff will treat them as if they were our own.

Sincerely,
Eric Bleile
Owner

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You may be busy, but your dog isn’t.
Here’s how our nature hikes work…

While you’re at work, chances are your dog is home with nothing to do.
Our nature hikes are all about giving your beloved pet an opportunity to run, have fun, and socialize with their buddies. It’s completely safe and there’s nothing for you to do except sign them up!

Step 1

Home
Pickup

We come to you, even if you’re off at work (with permission of course)

Step 2

Supervised Setting

Experienced dog hikers ensure that every animal is safe, and stay with the pack

Step 3

Photos and Videos

We post photos and videos of every hike so you can see how much fun your dog is having (while you work!)

Step 4

Back Home Happy

We bring ’em back home to you happy, clean, and most importantly EXHAUSTED

What people are saying about Active Dog…

Active Dog is by far the best dog walking service and value in the area. The owner and staff are friendly, professional, and extremely easy to work with. 

Our vet recommended that our dog get more exercise. Regular dog walking services are expensive for a short 15-20 minute walk. Active Dog takes the dogs on long hikes allowing the pups to run, play, and get the exercise they need. Our dog gets so excited on his hike days and comes home worn out!!

I highly recommend this company to anyone in the area!!

Eric & his team are the best!! They have changed our 3 dogs lives! They are so excited to go on their adventures!! Eric & his staff are fun, honest and reliable! I love all the posts they share!! Thank you Active Dog for taking such good care of my fur babies!!

Great service! They have taken my dog on many hikes! He is always happy and tired when he is returned home! They have been available last minute to pick up my dog for the times that I haven’t scheduled in advance. Highly recommend!

The very best people to leave your dog with when you go away! Cooper was waiting for us at home, fed and clean and very well exercised! It was so great to be able to see him every day in the photos. Eric and team, if I could give you a million star rating, I would!! Thank you!

How do I get started?

  • Let us know you’re interested

    Fill out this form to get started so that we can learn a bit about you and your dog. From there, we’ll set up a time to get acquainted.

  • In-Person Visit

    Dogs are social animals. We want to make sure your dog is going to be a good fit into the group. We’ll visit your home, and bring along a dog or two to test the waters.

  • Get your dog ready to have some fun

    Active Dogs REALLY look forward to their hikes. We can tell. After a full dose of exercise and fun with friends, we promise your dog is going to be a happier citizen of your home.

Here’s the latest…

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7 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Big, sweet Max is looking for a new home! His bio is below, please call 914-860-614 nine if interested in loving him!

Hi my name is Max. I am a fun, loving, youthful, 5 year old Golden Retriever. I LOVE to go for runs, walks, play fetch and meet up with friends.

If you want a partner by your side, I will always be there for you. People describe me as a sweet, playful, goofy , 110lb handsome boy. :)

My mom travels a lot and so I am looking for a family who will enjoy my company. Check out my photos below, don't I look like a stud ;)
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Big, sweet Max is looking for a new home! His bio is below, please call 914-860-614 nine if interested in loving him!

Hi my name is Max.  I am a fun, loving, youthful, 5 year old Golden Retriever.  I LOVE to go for runs, walks, play fetch and meet up with friends.

If you want a partner by your side, I will always be there for you.  People describe me as a sweet, playful, goofy , 110lb handsome boy. :)  

My mom travels a lot and so I am looking for a family who will enjoy my company.  Check out my photos below, dont I look like a stud ;)Image attachment

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Are there any medical issues? Is the dog really 110 lbs seems a lot for this breed.

Does max get along with other dogs and cats?🖤

9 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Happy Monday from the trail! 🐶🐩

🐾 Penny Lane, Finn, Dakota, Theo, Maple, Bud, Rodger, Webster, Raven, Frito, Cheeto, Coco 🐾
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10 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Puppy dog eyes from Bentley while learning about staying focused on his human around distractions! #dogtraining ... See MoreSee Less

Puppy dog eyes from Bentley while learning about staying focused on his human around distractions! #dogtraining
11 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Afternoon adventure with this amazing crew!! Becca, Betty, Bizzy, Bucky & Kodiak😎🐶🐶🐶🐶🐶🏔🎶🐾🍂☀️⚡️👏🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon adventure with this amazing crew!! Becca, Betty, Bizzy, Bucky & Kodiak😎🐶🐶🐶🐶🐶🏔🎶🐾🍂☀️⚡️👏🏻Image attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment
11 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Ready, set.. hike!! An energetic first day of the week with Lizzie, Hannah & Sally! 🐶🐶🐶🍂☀️👏🏻🏔🤩💦🎶 ... See MoreSee Less

Ready, set.. hike!! An energetic first day of the week with Lizzie, Hannah & Sally! 🐶🐶🐶🍂☀️👏🏻🏔🤩💦🎶Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment
11 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Happy Monday from Strud & Thunder!! ☀️🐾🐶🐶🎶🏔⚡️😎 ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Monday from Strud & Thunder!! ☀️🐾🐶🐶🎶🏔⚡️😎Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment
11 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

A perfect way to jump into the week with this awesome crew 🐶🐾🏔 l!! We have Bucky, CavaTucker, Ziggy, Naxos, Strider, Sven, Cooper, SunnyDoodle, Dale, Cooper, Molly, Duncan and Dasher 🐶🐾🐕! ... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

Out and about with the Monday crew! ❤️🥾🐾 Franny, Rosie, Lucie Loo, Inspector, Kenzie, Teddy, Teddy, Edgar, Louie, Wembley, Pax, Cory, Nelson, Cosmo, and Riggins ... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago
Active Dog LLC

🐾 Say hi to Franny + Rosie! 🌹

These two sweet sisters joined the Monday crew out on a hike today and did so well! They love staying by each other’s side and playing tag—they’re inseparable!

Besides playing with one another, Rosie loved laying in the streams while Franny had her nose in almost every tree stump or rock crevice.

We’re so excited to have these gals come out with us. Welcome the pack! ❤️
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🐾 Say hi to Franny + Rosie! 🌹 

These two sweet sisters joined the Monday crew out on a hike today and did so well! They love staying by each other’s side and playing tag—they’re inseparable! 

Besides playing with one another, Rosie loved laying in the streams while Franny had her nose in almost every tree stump or rock crevice. 

We’re so excited to have these gals come out with us. Welcome the pack! ❤️Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment
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