Skip the kennel
Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.
All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.
Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.
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.
Hello! My name is Nick. I’m a grad student at UIUC, with some time open to walk and care for your pet. I have a 4 year old retriever mix, Gabe, who we adopted in 2020. I believe in a patient, loving approach to working with dogs. It’s important that they are hydrated and that I recognize signs of distress or ill health. I’m happy to fill any special requests/commands needed for your dog. I’m walking in memory of my dog Samson who we lost to cancer in July 2019.
Can run with dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull
“A tired pooch is a happy pooch.”
Hey! I'm Kyle. I am a certified Associate Wildlife Biologist and have a degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Delaware. I am an Eagle Scout and was born an animal lover. I have work experience as a zookeeper, in kennels, pet stores, dog training and petsitting. I can't wait to be the newest part of your pack!
Top Pet Caregiver
Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Behavioral training, Therapy training, Service training
Hi! My name is Matt and I've been a dog owner for nearly my whole life. My family has owned dogs as big as German shepherds and as small as a chiweenie. Over the years, I've been invited to watch many of my neighbors' and relatives' dogs, which was the reason I fell in love with all dogs.
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
“Show me your pitties”
My name is Kate! I'm a full-time vet student that loves animals of all kinds, but enjoys working with dogs the most. I am reliable, responsible, and will work to give your dog the best walk I am able. I look forward to meeting you and your pup soon!
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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Hi, I am Jasmine from Jackson, MS. I am a graduate of Jackson State University with a Bachelor’s degree in biology pre-vet. I love animals. I have experience in animal care working at Northstate Animal and Bird Hospital and Briarwood Animal Hospital. I have also been a PetsHotel associate at Petsmart, caring for boarding pets and dogs in Doggie Day Camp. I am pursing my goal of becoming a veterinarian.
Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
I am Chelsea! I am a dog mom of a 3 year old grey pitbull, named Nova. I also have a 2 year old cat, named Salem! I am a new momma to a baby boy! I am super excited to meet your pups and get some exercise in!
Oral medicine administration, Puppy care
I'm a senior at Georgetown University, but I grew up outside New York. A couple years ago my girlfriend and I adopted a mixed-breed named Bear. I have a soft spot for all animals and I love and miss him so much! Help me fill the furry hole in my heart by letting me spend some time with your dog!
Hello! And I have been pet sitting for friends and family for over 15 years now! I also foster pups of all ages and sizes through the St Louis Senior Dog Project. Lastly, I have experience working with Champ therapy dogs, as I work in the animal-assisted laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine.
Hey there, glad you're here!! My name's Hope! I love dogs more than almost anything, so I promise to love your furry best friend well. I have a giant schnoodle named Bear and an Irishdoodle named Briar; I've had a dog back home since I was 8 (a miniature schnauzer), and before that, I had 2 boxers when I was little, so lots and lots of personal dog experience! I also volunteered at the humane society back home in high school, and now I’m in the vet school at U of I! Hope to see your pup soon!
Top Pet Caregiver
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care
“I’d love to be your dogs new companion/walk buddy!”
Hello! I have a lot of experience caring for dogs, from bitty puppies to seniors. I have trained my own puppy and understand the importance of being kind and patient with animals. I also foster and train service dogs/puppies in training. That being said, I know many advanced commands and am comfortable using different signals for different commands. I also am familiar with administering medications when needed. I am very active and don't mind taking dogs for long walks/runs as well!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
The Champaign County Humane Society is more than just an animal shelter, it is a community resource and gathering place for dog-lovers everywhere. Located right in Urbana, this non-profit organization is doing big things for dogs of all sizes by providing them with all of the healthcare they need and then placing them carefully in loving, forever homes. In 2014, The Champaign County Humane Society re-homed over 1,500 animals into loving and healthy homes!
C.A.R.A, Citizens for Animal Rescue and Adoption, is a non-profit, no-kill shelter nearby in Tilton, Illinois. This organization is entirely run by volunteers. There is no time limit to how long a dog can stay at the shelter, they will get love and attention for as long as they need. This shelter does outreach and provides vaccine clinics and other health services to the community at reasonable prices.
Dog-lovers everywhere work together to care for the pooches they hold so dear!
Invite your pup to an egg hunt event he will not soon forget! An egg hunt catered specifically to dogs is a rare and special occasion that you and your pup are both sure to enjoy. There are numerous family-friendly activities in which to participate. During and after the egg hunt there will be plenty of opportunities to socialize with dogs and humans alike! Dog-lovers throughout the community will come together with their favorite four-legged friend for a day of laughter, play, treats, and drinks.
"Awww" your way into the holiday spirit by creating a memory that will withstand the test of time! Take your pup to get her very own picture with Santa Paws! The Subaru of Champaign County is hosting this festive holiday party. When you leave, you'll take with you a flash drive or printed out photos that you are sure to cherish for years to come! This photo is sure to remain in its spot on the fridge well past the holidays. You can dress up your dog or bring her as-is. Let her socialize with other dogs while you enjoy some eats and drinks.
There is a unique event celebrating the love of sports and the love of dogs taking place at Illinois Park. Watch a lively game of basketball while you cheer with your pooch and enjoy delicious food, surrounded by other dog and sport lovers! Each $5 donation benefits the Champaign County Humane Society and helps feed each of their pets the healthy food they supply. This event makes giving fun and easy, while you and your dog get to enjoy a day of friendly competition and team spirit!
You don't have to leave your dog at home when you want a delicious bite to eat or a well-crafted cup of coffee! At Cafe Kopi, all of the coffee is carefully brewed with beans from a local roaster. Outdoor seating is spacious and dog-friendly, making for a great destination for you and your pup to kick back and relax (while you enjoy a cup of coffee and a specialty sandwich). This long-standing establishment has been wowing crowds for many years and will continue to do so for years to come. The staff and patrons welcome dogs; they will even bring your pooch a bowl of water to enjoy while you enjoy your meal!
Let your dog be a dog at the Urbana Dog Park! The Urbana Dog Park is a spacious park that all of the local dogs love. Other dog owners are friendly, and so are their canines! The park features two sections for dogs to play in, one for small pups and one for large doggos. Long grass and short grass covers the grounds, and the pooches love frolicking joyfully through the long grass while playing with their friends. Large trees provide shade and beauty to this outdoor wonderland for our furry friends. There is a convenient water spout so that your dog can take a quick break to refuel for more play time. You are sure to leave this park with a big smile on your face!
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