Dog walking in Aurora

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

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Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

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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Kimberly GAurora, IL

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“Loyal, trustworthy, honest, experienced!”

I have over twenty years experience, and am very reliable. I treat your dog, as if my own, with love and care. Living on a five acre farm makes me the perfect choice for your pet boarding needs. Animals are my passion.

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Agility training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Tracey RAurora, IL

4.9

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“Pet care in the far western ‘burbs”

The safety of your pet(s) and your home are my first priority. My family has had a pet care service for six years through which we have helped clients housebreak puppies, ensure comfort of older friends, administer medication and provide last minute care for middle-of-the-night emergencies. Our clients are our family. I recognize that not all pets are at the same stage in their lives and I will let your furry friend set the pace. I am looking forward to meeting you both!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Bruce HAurora, IL

4.9

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“Dogs are among the greatest things on earth.”

Hello! My name's Bruce. I'm coming up on my 6th year as a volunteer dog walker at DuPage County Animal Services, and have completed the shelters S.T.A.R. classroom and hands on training program. (Structured Training and Reinforcement). I’m also certified in CPR and first aid for pets. I welcome the opportunity to give your dog the love and care it deserves.

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

Shawna BAurora, IL

4.9

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Hi all! I've been around and owned dogs my whole life. Been a dog foster mom for almost 10 years, have dog sat for friends and clients for many years , all sizes and breeds. I'd love to help you out with your pupper!

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Maura BAurora, IL

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“Dogs are family!”

Please call me Max(he/him)! 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, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Brenda LAurora, 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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James KAurora, IL

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“When the going gets weird the weird hang with dogs”

Hi, I'm Jim. I'm currently a volunteer dog walker for Dupage County Animal Services and have been for over 3 years. I even adopted my current dog from them. I'm comfortable with dogs of any breed or size. I've also boarded and dog sat for friends and relatives many times and have enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to meeting your pet as well.

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Patricia LAurora, IL

4.9

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Hello my name Patty, I will be walking dogs in the Plainfield area! I currently foster animals for Will County Humane Society and own 4 dogs of my own. I am looking for a way to stay active and meet new furry friends. Can't wait to meet your best friend!

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Donna FAurora, IL

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I have been a dog lover for my whole entire life. The past 30 years I have owned at least one dog and up to three dogs at one time. I love animals, in general, I’ve had many animals, including a bird, hamster, bunnies, and fish. I have watched dogs for my friends and relatives and I have walked dogs for my neighbors.

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

Destiny BAurora, IL

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Hello my name is Destiny! I currently own a 2-year-old German Shepherd and a 10-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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Dog Walking in Aurora

Aurora, Illinois, often referred to as the "City of Lights," is the second biggest city in the state. Lots of people means lots of pets - and the city has done a fantastic job at creating attractions for the whole family (yes, furry members included!) to enjoy.

Several dog parks are available if you'd like to take Fido off-leash. On the west side of the city, Lincoln Dog Park is available for some friendly socializing. Gregory Island Dog Park is a larger space on the Indian Trail, surrounded by the Fox River. Areas are separated for small dogs under 35 pounds, and large dogs above 35 pounds.

The newest addition is the Stuart Sports Complex Dog Park. This park is massive - 15 acres of space to run, jump, and play! An affordably-priced permit is required to use this park. The smaller (3 acres) Phillips Park Dog Park is nearby, with modern amenities and walking trails. No matter which park you head to, Fido is sure to thank you!

Aurora might be a large city, but it's still close to many natural paths and areas. The Virgil Gilman Trail is a paved 11.5-mile path that wanders through high prairie, oak-laden forests, and eventually some residential areas. If you need more mileage, try the Illinois Prairie Path, which is over 60 miles long!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Aurora

West Aurora

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
44,480 per sq. mi.

West Aurora

48

The West Aurora a neighborhood offers many amenities for people and their dogs. Lincoln Dog Park is located here, at Russell and Lakewood. It is operated by the Fox Valley District, which manages parks and trails in Aurora, Montgomery and the surrounding neighborhoods. This park is a large fenced enclosure covered by a green carpet of grass for running, rolling, and sniffing out a new friend or two. Picnic tables let human companions socialize and share a bite to eat. The park also provides doggie water fountains. The fun starts at sunrise and ends at sunset. Waste receptacles make clean-up convenient for human companions.

South Park

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,480 per sq. mi.

South Park

36

The South Park neighborhood is dominated by the Phillips Zoo.  This park includes the Phillips Dog Bark. This dog park is a favorite hangout for the local dogs and their people.  This large patch of grass gives dog some space to run leash-free. There is a separate space for the small dogs. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. Water and numerous waste receptacles are provided. People socialize while their dogs do likewise. The Zoo Park also offers marked walking paths, which provide numerous opportunities for on-leash walking. There are also many picnic areas and pavilions for you and your pup to enjoy together. 

Sugar Grove

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,425 per sq. mi.

Sugar Grove

24

The Sugar Grove neighborhood is a dog’s suburban paradise.  The Stuart Sports Complex Dog Park located at 6704 Base Line Road has 15 acres dedicated to dogs. Dogs of all breeds and sizes have a safe place to play leash-free.  A separate enclosure gives smaller dogs their own safe space.  The dog park has all the amenities you need for a fun, safe day out. Water and waste stations are provided, so be a respectful dog owner and make use of them. There is no shortage of shade, and people can socialize while dogs run and make their own furry friends.  This park also has agility equipment for some training or extra exercise.  It opens at sunrise and closes at sunset.

North Aurora

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,052 per sq. mi.

North Aurora

12

Gregory Island Dog Park, located just off off Indian Trail, gives dog a chance to explore the outdoors leash-free. There are separate enclosures for small and large dogs. Clean up bags and waste receptacles are plentiful, but the park does not provide any drinking water. The park is surrounded by the Fox River, which is the pawfect place to cool down on those dog days of summer. After a run in the dog park, grab some grub with your pup at Quigley's Irish Pub located at 43 E. Jefferson.  This dog friendly-restaurant has plenty of outdoor dining seats that welcome dogs. 

Naperville

0
Dog Parks
6 parks

Population Density
3,805 per sq. mi.

Naperville

0

A short, ten mile drive east of Aurora is the dog-friendly Will County and the town of Naperville. This suburban area has six dog parks where dogs can run leash-free. These parks are managed by the Forest Preserve District of Will County. All six parks -- except Hammel -- have separate areas for small and large dogs.  Whalon Lake Dog Park is one of the parks the District manages. Whalon is a grassy large fenced enclosure set among mature trees. There are benches and shelter for the human companions.  All dogs must be registered with the District before using their parks.  There is a fee for using the parks, too, which helps ensure they're kept clean and safe.