Overnight dog care in Urbana

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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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Madelyn AUrbana, IL

5.0

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“I’ll be your dogs new best friend!”

Hi!! My name is Madi Angus and I am the worlds biggest dog lover! I will help you with whatever you need whether that includes a quick walk or even going for a jog with your dog. Having raised and trained 2 dogs of my own, I am ready for anything and couldn’t be more excited to help out your family by taking care of your beloved dog! :)

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Alex DUrbana, IL

5.0

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“Current vet student”

My name is Alex and I am a current veterinary student at the University of Illinois. I have experience pet sitting, working at a doggie daycare, and I’ve worked at multiple small animal clinics. I have a dog and cat of my own and take care of other peoples’ pets the way I’d want mine to be cared for.

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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, Fast walker

Melinda SUrbana, IL

5.0

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Hi! My name is Melinda, and I have a dog, cat, snake, and fish at home. I’m a college student working in special education for my main source of income. Going on long walks is my favorite way to cool off between study sessions, so I joined Wag! to keep doing that thing I love with awesome dogs.

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

Matt FUrbana, IL

4.9

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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.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Bianca BUrbana, IL

4.9

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“It’s always a great day for an adventure!”

Hi! My name is Bianca, and I just completed graduate school and recently moved to Champaign. My childhood pet was a golden retriever named Big Boy (named him myself at age 6), and I've always had a soft spot for dogs since growing up with one! I’m patient with pups that might need some extra time on their walk, and I do my best to pay attention to every dog’s needs. I also love dog-sitting and spending that extra quality time with doggos. Thanks for trusting me with your furry family members!

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care

Kate VUrbana, IL

4.9

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“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!

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

David LUrbana, IL

4.9

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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!

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Brandi HUrbana, IL

4.9

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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.

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Hope FUrbana, IL

4.9

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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!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Puppy care

Anna BUrbana, IL

4.9

(17)

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Hi! Growing up, my family fostered dogs, and I've always loved meeting new dogs and taking care of them. Through fostering, dog-sitting, and taking care of my own 2 dogs, I've had experience walking dogs of all sizes. I can't wait to meet your pup!

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Dog Boarding in Urbana

Dogs in Urbana, Illinois are deeply-loved and cared for by the dedicated supporters, volunteers, and veterinarians throughout the community. Homeless, neglected, and surrendered dogs are in good hands when they enter the loving shelters throughout Urbana and the surrounding areas. Volunteers work tirelessly to ensure health and happiness on an individual basis for each animal until they find their fur-ever home - and beyond! 

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!

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Urbana

Pet Care Hoppin' Hound Egg Hunt

48
Admission
$5.00

Month
April

Pet Care Hoppin' Hound Egg Hunt

48

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.

PawTraits with Santa

36
Admission
$25.00

Month
December

Duration
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

PawTraits with Santa

36

"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.

Bark in the Park

24
Admission
FREE!

Month
April

Duration
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bark in the Park

24

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!

Cafe Kopi

12
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Daily Hours Vary

Cafe Kopi

12

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!

Urbana Dog Park

0
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Dawn-Dusk, Year Round

Urbana Dog Park

0

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!