Overnight dog care in Pekin

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Fiona WPekin, IL

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“Fun, friendly and always ready!”

My name is Fiona and I’m a kind and loving person with a soft spot for those furry friends. I grew up with a dog so I am very familiar with their needs, routines, and care. Others might describe me as friendly, energetic, responsible, and hardworking. I know how important your friend is to you so I will take care of them like they were my own. Whether you need a one time dog walker, someone to watch over your dog, or a loyal friend I’m your gal! Can’t wait to meet you and your furry friend!

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Specialties

High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Dog Boarding in Pekin

Have you heard of a small city in Tazewell County called, Pekin Illinois? It only has about thirty-three thousand residents, so it’s a very close-knit community. This beautiful city is known for its annual Marigold Festival filled with local artisans and for having lots of good grub. It has that cottage feel, with loads of outdoor activities for you to enjoy. It offers a lot of opportunities to connect with the community and many events to celebrate with your family, friends and fur baby! And if you don’t have a fur baby, Pekin has a lot of doggies looking for a new home. 

Tazewell Animal Protective Society is a Non-Profit, No-Kill animal shelter that is filled with all kinds of dogs looking for their best friend. If you already have a little pup and can’t handle any more right now, but love animals so much you have to be around them, try volunteering for Tazewell Animal Protective Society. If you donate just four hours a month, it’s more than enough to these beautiful animals and you get to play with them, and love them. Who wouldn’t want to do that?! With over twenty-three thousand likes on Facebook, TAPS is a popular place in Pekin for doggie rescue, which means they rely on their community a lot for support. The shelter not only provides these animals with a sanctuary to stay until you adopt but also with vaccinations so that you don’t have to worry about anything other than loving your new pup!

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Pekin

Tailwaggers

48
Admission
FREE!

Month
November

Duration
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tailwaggers

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When you get greeted by your dog at the door, you always look at their tail, right? You do it to see just how fast it's wagging. Well, we have the perfect event for you and your dog that will surely make that tail wag! It’s called Tailwaggers, and all doggies are welcomed! You can play games, get your face painted, and shop from some great vendors. Bob Quinn of Rivers Edge Canine does scent detection demos at the event, so maybe your dog can help you find that shirt you lost last summer? Located at Avantis Dome, admission is free. 

Whiskers, Wags, & A Food Truck

36
Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Whiskers, Wags, & A Food Truck

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What fun is Halloween without dressing up, dressing your kids up, and the most fun, dressing your dog up? Halloween is meant to be celebrated with lots of food, that’s why Nacho Mama does an annual lunch event right before Halloween and donates a portion of her sales to Tazewell Animal Protective Society shelter. The event itself takes place there, and will offer lots of goodies for you and your dog, so dress up the family and come check it out! Admission is free, but bring your rainy day change because there are plenty of things to spend some money on.

TAPS Happy Tails Sale

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Admission
FREE!

Month
June

Duration
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

TAPS Happy Tails Sale

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Finders Keepers! We love a good sale and we bet you do too. Tazewell Animal Protective Society is hosting its annual Happy Trails Sale this summer with a yard sale, bake sale, raffle prizes, and even lemon shakeups! Who wouldn’t want a nice cool drink on a hot day? And Nacho Mama’s will be joining and donating a portion of her sales to TAPS—so bring your dog (every dog loves food trucks it’s like the ice cream truck to kids, well dogs like that too). All dogs are welcomed and encouraged!

Ridin' and Rockin' for TAPS

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Admission
$7.00

Month
August

Duration
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Ridin' and Rockin' for TAPS

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Come support your favourite Pekin shelter, the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, as it plans its annual special event - Ridin & Rockin’ for TAPS in downtown Pekin! This all-day event is perfect for those who want to participate in riding—15/bike or 20/double, and it’s also perfect for those who want to show some support and bring their furry friends with a $7 entry that will go directly to TAPS. There will be great bands, great food, and drinks making it the perfect event to get the family out enjoying local artists and the community. 

Top Dog

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Admission
$5.00

Month
September

Duration
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Top Dog

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Come check out Pekin’s next Top Dog! The annual Top Dog event lets your animal shine, for all those pups who love to entertain. This event is the perfect place, who knows, maybe they’ll even get scouted?! There are several categories your doggo can enter in, including ugliest dog, cutest dog, best trick, best rescue, and best-in-show. So, if your dog has some talent that you’ve never been able to showcase, now is your chance! Admission is $5, or a donation of pet supplies. See you at the Happy Trails Dog Park at Mineral Springs Park.