DogOn Fitness

Bethesda Dog Walking and Exercise Service

Bethesda | Cabin John |Chevy Chase | Glen Echo | Potomac

New To DogOn Fitness?

DogOn Fitness Bethesda provides premium dog walking, dog exercise, and vacation services. Our experienced and devoted dog walkers will keep your dog healthy and involved with a workout customized to their ability and needs.  Our exercise services will challenge your pup both mentally and physically. Your dog’s session could be a dog walk, a “walking workout”, a run, an active playtime, a pack dog walk, a hike, reinforcement of leash behaviors, or some combination of these options.  We also love taking care of CATS! 

2022 New Service!  DOGON K9 COACHING by Leslie Chauncey

Leslie, who has been employed by us since 2013, is now offering DogOn K9 Coaching to help improve your relationship with your dog by observing your interactions and offering suggestions for you and your dog. Leslie has taken and continues to take many extra professional training courses in dog psychology and behavior. She will guide you to practice good communication that your dog understands in your home and on walks.

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Contact Us:

10111 Dickens Avenue
Bethesda, Md 20814


Jackie Fahr: 240-372-3232 or
Nancy Grunley: 301-646-7223

Office Hours:

8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Bethesda Magazine’s Readers’ Pick, Best Dog Walking Service

Best of Bethesda Winnert 2023
DogOn Fitness Best of Bethesda
Readers’ Pick, Best Dog Walking Service.
Top Vote Getter 2021

Bethesda Magazine Readers' Pick, Winner "Best Dog Walking Service."

About Us

When we, Jackie and Nancy, met each other at age 3 in ballet class and became best friends, we never could have imagined that our future would include owning a business together, let alone a dog business, and that we would enjoy it SO much!

We opened DogOn Fitness in 2009 in our hometown of Bethesda. Our classmates from Walt Whitman H.S. Carol and Lesley started the flagship DogOn Fitness in Reston in 2004. Since we both had always loved dogs, it was the perfect fit for us.

Why Choose Us?

Bethesda Group 2020
Caté Stokes
Caté Stokes
  • Voted WINNER of Best of Bethesda in Bethesda Magazine Readers' Pick " BEST DOG WALKING SERVICE” for the years 2017-2018 and 2019-2020 and Runner Up 2021.

  • Has your dog’s fitness gone to the dogs? We offer a wide variety of ways to exercise dogs of all ages, breeds, and fitness levels. (Puppy visits, DogOn Fit services, Buddy Pack Walks, and DogOn Adventures).

  • We hire dog-loving and trusted dog handlers who are fully vetted. Aside from a “primary" handler, we have additional handlers who back up for each other when needed,  creating a “team” who becomes familiar with your dog.

  • Our clients enjoy total peace of mind leaving their pets in the care of DogOn Fitness when they are out of town.

  • Jackie and Nancy are hands-on involved co-owners. They are supported by their amazing Scheduling Coordinators SUE, ELIZABETH & MONIQUE.

  • DogOn Fitness is fully bonded and insured.

  • Our team of handlers have been trained by Caté Stokes since 2010 to exercise our dogs the “DOGON FITNESS WAY.”

I'm Interested What's Next?

Please use the green “Info Form” button (above) to complete a short information form. We will get back to you to discuss your needs as soon as possible. We will then arrange a convenient time to come to your home for a complimentary “Meet and Greet” to get the ball rolling. Once we've added your pet's profile to our online scheduling system, you can request services through our website or via email. Co-owners Jackie and Nancy, along with our Scheduling Coordinators Sue, Elizabeth & Monique are dedicated to giving you a smooth and flexible experience.

Interested in working for us? We're always interested in talking with energetic dog lovers who can make a commitment to a job. Please complete and application and we'll get back to you! Bethesda Employment Application