• Professional and reliable dog walking

    Forget the hassle of dropping your dog off, our dog walker will pick up your dog from your home and take him for a dog walk in his neighborhood. What better way to get extra time in your busy schedule and a happy, calmer dog when you get home?

    Let us take care of your furry family!

    We like to meet with you and your pets to fully understand your pet’s needs. The consultation is free of charge and clients are able to book our services after registering and setting up their online account.

  • We understand that there is much more to your pets than just setting out food and water. Of course we provide the basics such as feeding, fresh water, exercise and meticulous litter box care. More importantly, we take the time to get to know your individual pet’s personality and tailor our services to best suit their needs.

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  • Working late and Fido just can’t wait? Feel guilty for not giving your dog as much exercise as he needs? Does your pup need help on housebreaking or medication during working hours? Call us for your dog walking needs!

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  • We apologize but at this current time, we are only able to accept reservations from current clients. To be added to our wait list, please email us at cs@scalestailsandpaws.com

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  • Looking to spoil your pet while you are away? Our overnight visits typically last from 8pm until 8am and your pet(s) will receive lots of one on one cuddle and snuggle time, extra walks and exercise. Of course your pet is welcome to sleep with us! A mid day visit is included in the slumber pawty package. Availability is limited and fills up quickly, please call to schedule a minimum of  2-4 weeks in advance. No extra charge for multiple pets.

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  • Puppy House Breaking & Training Packages available! Call us today for more information!

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  • What We Offer

    We offer in your home pet sitting, dog walking, overnight care, pet first aid & CPR classes for pet professionals and owners alike as well as equine and small farm care for everything from dogs and cats to birds, pocket pets or barnyard animals. No matter the reason, from vacation plans and frequent business trips, to potty breaks when you are delayed at work, we have you and your pets needs covered!

  • Who We Are

    All of our staff members are dog and cat lovers and have many years of of experience in caring for our furry four legged friends. Each sitter has many years of hands on experience with our feathered, finned and scaled friends in addition to our passion for pooches. We do our best to match up the purrfect sitter with each household.

  • Why choose Scales Tails & Paws for your pet care needs?


    • Decades of experience you can count on!
    • Serving Westerville, Lewis Center, New Albany, Gahanna and Galena since 2007
    • Experience caring for special needs pets and administering medications including Insulin & Sub-Q fluids
    • Vet and Animal Shelter Recommended
    • Bonded & Insured through Mourer-Foster Insurance
    • Our Sitters are trained employees, not independent contractors
    • We hire pet professionals who receive ongoing training and are CPR/Pet First Aid certified by the American Red Cross and/or Pet Tech
    • Monthly Newsletters with tips, tricks, specials and local pet information
    • 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner
    • Best Contractor of 2011 Award- Angie’s List
    • Charter member of the Association of Pet Sitting Excellence and active member of National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, Pet Sitters International & Professional United Pet Sitters
  • Passionate, Dependable, Reliable, and Professional

    We have proudly served the Westerville, Galena, Lewis Center, Gahanna and New Albany, Ohio areas since 2007. Of course we provide the basics such as feeding, fresh water and exercise. More importantly, we take the time to get to know your individual pet’s personality, what makes them unique and provide quality companionship in the comfort of your home!

    In home pet care is perfect for those who:

    • Work long hours and are not able to let Fido out at lunch.
    • Wants to make sure your kitty is able to drink from the faucet each day just like they do when your home or your dog has their special blanket to sleep with at night.
    • Are planning a vacation and want peace of mind that your pets are well taken care of so you can relax! -Scheduled for another business trip and don’t want to ask your neighbor to watch your pet *again*.
    • Find it difficult to provide daily walks and exercise due to injury or illness.
  • What Our Clients Say

    We consider ourselves very blessed to be able to share a part of your pets lives. Thank you to each and every one of our clients for allowing us into your special world!

    Here are some comments from our clients. For client privacy, we do not publish contact information. References are available upon request.

  • I love your sitters! More importantly, M loves your sitters! I have never been more happy with a pet sitting service. Your team is dependable, caring, observant, and takes action. I appreciated that when M was recently confronted by an aggressive dog, Bella told me who the dog was so that I could avoid him in the future and Bella also reported the incident to the front office of my apartment complex. If M is acting out of sorts (or even if her poops are not normal), Natalie and Bella will let me know. On the rare occasion that I am at home when Bella or Natalie stops by to take M out, M races down the stairs to greet them. Clearly, M is being treated well by them or she wouldn’t look forward to seeing them. It makes me really happy to read the notes that you or Bella or Natalie leave for me…I totally look forward to reading what kind of a day M had with your sitters so please keep writing them! I really appreciate your team but most importantly, you for creating such a wonderful business.

    Shannon W.

  • Peggy left a wonderful report, her efforts were above and beyond what we expected. We have found a wonderful pet sitting service we can trust with our pups and home.

    Brent K.

  • I would highly recommend Scales, Tails and Paws. I broke my ankle and was unable to walk my dogs, I have a new puppy that has lots of energy and a older dog. I used the service to walk my dogs and to make sure the dogs got outside once a day. Kaitlyn was awesome and my dogs loved her, she was extremely helpful and left me notes or informed on what happen while on the walks. Scales, Tails and Paws was very accommodating with short notice that I gave them in requesting their services. My dog Annie, was always happy to see Kaitlyn, and I was impressed with the way Kaitlyn handled and played with my dog. I would definitely use Scales, Tails and Paws again.

    Kay M.