Overnight dog care in Joliet

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How it works

Skip the kennel

Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.

Flexible transportation

All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.

Live updates

Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.

What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Maura BJoliet, IL

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“Dogs are family!”

I have loved dogs and all other animals my whole life. I have several years of experience with all ages, sizes and energy levels in dogs, and I am accommodating to every dog's needs. I love every single dog I meet and their health and happiness is my #1 priority

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Danielle OJoliet, IL

4.9

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“Lifelong animal lover and future crazy dog lady”

I can’t have a dog of my own in my current apartment, so I want to help some dog owners out! I have experience with puppies senior and special-needs dogs. Also care for your cat fish reptiles etc!

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Brenda LJoliet, IL

4.9

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Hi, I’m Brenda. I grew up with animals my whole life. I have a passion for dogs of all sizes and species. I am excited to be able to help you by caring for your dogs while you're away. I enjoy being outside. I am an animal lover! I’m so excited to provide exceptional care to your babies and protect them as if they were my own!

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Marcy RJoliet, IL

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I am Marcy and have had a passion for animals all my life! I am amazed by the loyalty, love and devotion that dogs have for us human beings and I love to give back to these sweet creatures by taking care of them. I have 3 rescue dogs of my own that are truly members of our family. I can't wait to meet your 4 legged loved one and give them love and care for you!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Anna PJoliet, IL

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“Your Friendly Neighborhood Dog Walker”

Hi there! My name is Anna and I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago with my two rescue pups, Sydney and Emma, who are the biggest joys in my life.....and spoiled beyond belief! My experience with dogs goes beyond my tremendous amount of love for my own to working for 3 years in the rescue community as a handler, fundraiser, and organizer, helping dogs find their forever homes. I can't wait to meet your furry best friend and share more amazing adventures while on our walks!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Destiny BJoliet, IL

4.9

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Hello my name is Destiny! I currently own a 2-year-old German Shepherd and a 4-month-old Shepherd Pit Mix. I have been around dogs for my whole life, so I am confident in my ability to walk and take care of your dog(s)! Please feel free to contact me about any concerns or questions.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jennifer BJoliet, IL

4.8

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I love dogs! I know most profiles say that but I really do. They are loyal, smart, fun loving energetic and also wonderful friends. I treat my pets like members of the family. And I will gladly treat yours like family. I have been around pets my whole life. I also volunteered at WSHS for 4 years, so I have lots of hands-on experience with different breeds of dogs. I currently have a German shepherd-pit mix of my own. I look forward to working with you and your dog.

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Angel KJoliet, IL

4.8

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My name is Angel! Growing up, I have been a dog walker and sitter for my neighbors and friends. I've also had experience caring for the dog of a senior living home. I'm looking forward to meeting your furry companions, and giving them an enjoyable walk!

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Keith MJoliet, IL

4.8

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“I will sing for your pet.”

Hi, I'm Keith! I worked with every breed under the sun, from Chihuahuas to English Mastiffs, during my 5 years volunteering with the Metro Area Animal Adoption Association in Detroit. Due to allergies in the family I cannot live with animals anymore. Wag! has given me the opportunity to resume this passion, for which I am grateful.

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Can run with dogs, Training experience

Mike MJoliet, IL

4.8

(350)

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Greetings fellow fur-baby dads/moms! My name is Mike and I have two pups of my own that I play with and look after regularly. I've been a pack member all my life & I can most certainly say I have raised those dogs as much as they have raised me. My plan is to learn your pup’s unique personality and treat them accordingly, in order to provide a positive walker-pup relationship. I invite you to reach out for an in-person meet-and-greet or if you & your best friend need another a buddy for the day!

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Dog Boarding in Joliet

If you love dogs (and animals of all shapes and sizes), you’ll find plenty of friends in Joliet. This Illinois city, found 40 miles southwest of Chicago, has a big population of animal lovers who are willing to step up to the plate whenever dogs are in need of help.

Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue is a perfect example of this. Founded by a group of volunteers who simply wanted to make a difference in the lives of abused, abandoned, and neglected animals, this non-profit has helped many dogs find loving forever homes. Like so many other fantastic rescue groups across the country, it’s always on the lookout for more volunteers and foster carers.

Will County Humane Society also works tirelessly to champion the rights of animals in and around Joliet. As the oldest no-kill animal shelter in Will County, the society has been helping the pets of the area for more than 40 years. It has one very important purpose: to provide a safe haven for homeless pets and help them find loving, permanent homes. On any given day it cares for over 40 homeless dogs - and even more cats, and this not-for-profit receives no federal or local government funding.

Finally, Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue is also deserving of recognition. Based in nearby Plainfield, Wags 2 Wishes has a mission to rescue abused, sick, abandoned, and forgotten animals facing euthanasia. Those poor animals then receive the love, care, and treatment they need to transition into loving homes where they can live out the lives they deserve.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Joliet

Paws For a Cause 5k9 Run/Walk

48
Admission
$40.00

Month
September

Duration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Paws For a Cause 5k9 Run/Walk

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Get some exercise, spend some quality time with your canine companion, and raise money for a good cause — that’s what you can expect when you pound the pavement at the annual Paws for a Cause 5k event. Held to benefit the Will County Humane Society, this event gives you and your pooch the op-paw-tunity to tackle a scenic and challenging 5k running course or take it a little easier on a 2-mile walk. It all takes place at Hammel Woods and is a simple, sociable way to raise some much-needed funds for a very good cause. Grab your pooch and check it out!

Pet Fest

36
Admission
FREE!

Month
June

Duration
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pet Fest

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Every June in Cresthill, Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue hosts Pet Fest, a dog-friendly celebration that promises plenty of fun for the whole family. With your dog in tow, you can enjoy an afternoon full of dog-friendly activities, games, and entertainment. Highlights include live music, a huge variety of pet product vendors, food, a kids’ play zone, adoptable animals, and a whole lot more! Discounted vaccines and veterinary wellness care are also available throughout the day to help your pet stay healthy all year long. If you’re looking for a fun and educational day out with your pooch, head to St Joe’s Park and join the celebration!

Paws on 66 Pet Rescue Day

24
Admission
FREE!

Month
June

Duration
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Paws on 66 Pet Rescue Day

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Want to find out more about some local pet rescue services and enjoy some dog-friendly fun and games at the same time? Head down to the Paws on 66 Pet Rescue Day, which is presented by three grrr-eat local rescue groups — Dogs are Deserving Rescue, Safe Pets for Joliet and Paws Crossed Rescue Resource. You can find out all about the wonderful work these organizations do in the Joliet community, and then enjoy heaps of other doggy activities and entertainment with your furry friend! There are appearances from celebrity pets, a human and pet look-alike contest with local VIPs, canine demonstrations, beautiful crafts, tasty treats, and a range of other pet-related items for sale. Add it to your diary for the year ahead!

Paws in the Park

12
Admission
FREE!

Month
June

Duration
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Paws in the Park

12

Looking for some fun in the sun with your pet? Paws in the Park is the event for you! This paw-some community celebration is an annual fundraiser for the Naperville Area Humane Society, and it promises an afternoon full of family-friendly festivities. Held in Commissioner’s Park, Paws in the Park features agility and frisbee dog demonstrations, plus the paw-some opportunity for your pet to try out the equipment! Other highlights include police K9 demonstrations, a bounce house, and a silly agility course for kids. There will also be local vendors on hand selling a variety of pet products, so you might even be able to stock up on a few tasty treats for your canine companion!

Yappy Hour

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Yappy Hour

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Support a local restaurant, have some fun with your pet, and raise money to support a good cause, all at Yappy Hour! Hosted by the Naperville Area Humane Society at various dates and locations throughout the year, this regular fundraiser supports the society’s efforts to improve the lives of pets in need. Once you’ve purchased a ticket, you and your leashed dog can enjoy a night of fun and socialization with other animal lovers at nominated local restaurants and bars. You can enjoy drinks, food, raffles, fun games, and the chance to make some new friends, and you can do it all with your canine companion right by your side!