Dog walking in Evanston

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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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Ashley DEvanston, IL

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I'm Ashley I have a love and passion for dogs. I have always had a dog in my life growing up and I currently own two dogs of my own. I have experience with dogs in a day care setting as well as in my personal life.

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Julie KEvanston, IL

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My name is Julie. I live in Lakeview with my beautiful four year old chocolate Lab. I've loved dogs all my life. I frequently volunteer at Chicago Canine Rescue and am certified in pet CPR and first aid.

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

Robert HEvanston, IL

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Hi, I’m located in Logan Square and parent to a nine year old rescued pit bull, and in the past have been foster parent to rescued dogs while they were awaiting placement in their forever homes. I love all kinds of dogs, big, small, and in between, and have a particular fondness for pit bulls and other bully breeds, because they’re so cute and sweet!

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Lisa GEvanston, IL

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Hi, My name is Lisa and I am a dog lover/animal lover. I have 15 years expereince in taking care of animals. I have also been a longtime dog walker. I have been rescuing dogs and cats since I was a little girl. I am looking forward to taking care of your pup!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Brian MEvanston, IL

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Hi, my name is Brian Martinez Flores- I am a true animal lover! I own a beautiful pit bull! My life style is very active and I hope by joining this team I can contribute to making it even better.​

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Andrew MEvanston, IL

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My name is Andrew. I am a huge dog lover and own a husky puppy named Mack, who is not only great with other dogs but is great training for walking your dog! I am a student at DePaul, so I have a pretty open schedule and am mostly available in the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast areas. I can't wait to meet you and your furry friend(s)!

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Jamie YEvanston, IL

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​Hi, I'm Jamie! I have experience dog walking and sitting for many different breeds, old and young, big and small. I take the health and safety of the dogs I work with seriously. To be the best walking companion for your dog, I have done extensive research on safe dog walking tips and techniques, and the various types of collars and harnesses to ensure your dog remains safe and healthy while they are in my care.​

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Michele OEvanston, IL

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(1806)

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I've always been around animals and dogs since I could walk, and when I was old enough to work I knew there would be no better fit than working with animals! I have volunteered at a shelter and worked professionally with animals in a retail environment. Due to a heavy school schedule I had to leave that job but now that Wag! exists I can still work with pups!

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High energy dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care, Training experience

Martin MEvanston, IL

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I'm a lifelong dog owner and personal dog sitter. Taking out my dog for a nice hike in the forest is blissful. Fur babies just add a very special element into our lives.

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Patrick LEvanston, IL

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My name is Patrick & I live in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. I've had dogs & cats my whole life, currently having a 17 year old calico named Jadzia. Love my doggies too but Jadzia doesn’t approve so I make up for it by dog sitting for friends & family, as well as taking volunteer opportunities. On top of that, I love being outside & walking, even when the weather isn't so great.

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Dog Walking in Evanston

Evanston is a sizeable city located on the North Shore and at a close distance from Chicago. The suburban community has gone through many changes. Evanston was once known as the City of Churches and named Heavenston. Over the decades, Evanston has gained various other names. Evanston is a typical suburb city as of today and is considered a good spot to raise a family, with or without pets.

As Evanston is next to Lake Michigan, the city also has its own beach. One part of the beach, Evanston Dog Beach, is designed as a special beach for dogs and their owners. To prevent the beach from becoming overcrowded and to keep up with maintenance the Evanston Dog Beach is a member only beach.

Evanston also has its own off-leash dog park. The Evanston Pooch Park offers 2.7 acres of enclosed area where dogs can play without having to worry about a leash. The park is divided into several areas, including an agility area and an area for small dogs. The park offers water fountains for both dogs and owners.

Travelers to Evanston, Illinois, should check out the Hilton Orrington as this luxurious hotel also offers rooms for guests with pets.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Evanston

Winnetka

48
Population Density
1,259 per sq. mi.

Winnetka

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Winnetka has a puptastic dog beach on Sheridan Road. This beach is off-leash, so your pup can feel free to splash in the gentle waves of the ocean to his or her heart’s content. So if you want to take Fido with you the next time you go to the beach, Evanston Illinois’s dog beach is a dream come true in your water-loving dog’s eyes. Don't forget to bring a towel and some snacks so you can share a meal while you soak up some sunshine. After a quick beach picnic lunch, why not take an evening walk across the sandy shore with Fido as you watch the watercolor sky of a setting sun in the horizon? Sounds like the pawfect day to us!

Wilmette

36
Population Density
5,037 per sq. mi.

Wilmette

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Within the 5-mile radius of Evanston, the sweet city of Wilmette prospers. Wilmette’s warm vibe extends a huge welcome to pets. This town is home to one of the thousand rail-trail paths created by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. The local trail is dog-friendly, the perfect place for your next adventure with Fido. With wildflowers blossoming, birds chirping gently lullabies, and your dog pulling you down the path with newfound excitement, Wilmette is a puptastic place to go for all nature and dog-lovers. So, pack some snacks, water, and poopbags and head on out to the airy breeze of Wilmette – Fido will thank you with plenty of beloved, wet-nosed kisses.

Skokie

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,386 per sq. mi.

Skokie

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Skokie has two dog-friendly hiking trails and a dog park, and the best part is that it's only 13 minutes away from Evanston. The local dog park, Pooch Park, is fully enclosed with separate areas for smaller and larger dogs. Proof of vaccination is required for all dogs, so you can rest easy knowing that the dogs in the local park are disease-free and updated on shots. Your dog is welcome to play off-leash with his new four-legged fur-iends, while you keep a careful eye on your beloved friend from the shaded benches provided in the park -- and maybe even start up a great chat with other dog-lovers in the meantime!  The park also offers agility equipment for extra mental stimuli and obedience training.

Kenilworth

12
Population Density
4,144 per sq. mi.

Kenilworth

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Kenilworth is 15 minutes from Evanston. With a lengthy blossoming trail, Kenilworth is sure to win a lot of tail-wags from your pup. The alluring scents of wildlife dancing across the woods in the sunshine, the act of spending quality time with their favorite person ever, and getting to release some energy equals one happy dog. The most interesting thing about this trail is that it was built as a rail-trail path. These types of trails are very popular amongst dog-lovers, and connect rail lines to existing corridors. So, leash up For, grab some water and cleanup bags, and come explore the charming trail of Kenilworth.

Niles

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Population Density
281 per sq. mi.

Niles

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Twenty minutes from Evanston, Niles has a beautiful multi-use dog trail. Whether you are an experienced hiker or just a nature lover, the Niles trail will be great for you and, of course, your four-legged best friend. Leashed dogs are welcome to join in on the fun hike and photo opportunities. With a new scenery, a place to stretch their legs, and their favorite human companion by their side, Fido will certainly be thrilled to hike the Niles – though the trail does not include the famous Nile River. So pack your hiking shoes, camera, and travel dog bowls to come make some lasting memories at the North Branch Trail in Niles.