Dog walking in Highland Park

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Flexible scheduling

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

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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 DHighland Park, IL 60035

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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 KHighland Park, IL 60035

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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

Mitch KHighland Park, IL 60035

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Hi, I'm Mitch. I grew up in Chicago with a Labrador Retriever named Bailey. I have worked as a dog walker in Logan Square, which has given me a lot of hands on experience working and interacting with a variety of dogs! In my free time I enjoy writing, making films, and watching Bulls basketball. I can't wait to start walking your dogs.

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Robert HHighland Park, IL 60035

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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 GHighland Park, IL 60035

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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

Andrew MHighland Park, IL 60035

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“We love and welcome all pups in our place!”

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

Kiavā GHighland Park, IL 60035

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Hello I'm Kiava! I'm relatively new here to Chicago but so far my dog Marley and I are loving it! I've had Marley, a female lab mix, for over three years now and adopted her from the animal shelter I volunteered at! I have plenty of experience with many different types of dogs and look forward to meeting yours for a walk!

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Brian MHighland Park, IL 60035

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“Pups are not just pets, they are family!”

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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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

Barbara PHighland Park, IL 60035

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I grew up with dogs and cats. My husband and I got our first puppy when our children were small and took several training classes to learn the proper way to handle dogs. We now have two large dogs that I walk every day, rain or shine. I like staying fit and walking our dogs helps me stay young and stress free!

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Jamie YHighland Park, IL 60035

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(1963)

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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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Dog Walking in Highland Park

Highland Park is a suburban city located about 25 miles north of downtown Chicago in Lake County, Illinois. The city is a home to a number of beaches that welcome off-leash dogs, as well as a vibrant commercial sector and downtown area that's literally drowning in green recreation areas. You won't have any problems dining or hiking with your pup here. Six veterinary clinics serve the city, so your pooch will be in good paws.

Let your mutt run into the welcoming waves at Moraine Dog Beach, adjacent to Moraine Dog Park. Dogs love digging in the soft sand and chasing some new furry friends at this clean, well-maintained beach. Make sure that you've registered your dog at Heller Nature Center before visiting. 

If you're looking for an activity with no strings attached, you'll find a couple of furrific hiking trails to explore with your buddy here! Robert McCorley Bike Path is 25 miles of adventure. Or, check out Green Bay Trail, which is about 9 miles long, starts in Highland Park, and ends in Wilmette, IL.

You don't have to travel far away from the city center to find a decent dog park. Highland Park Gold Dog Park is a nice, fenced facility for hounds located not far from Skokie Valley Road’s commercial attractions. There's plenty of room to run and romp here, but you'll need to bring your own supplies.

Highland Park has everything you and your pooch need to make some un-fur-gettable memories!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Highland Park

West Deerfield

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,101 per sq. mi.

West Deerfield

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Deerfield is just a skip and a hop west of Highland Park -- only an 8-minute drive out of town. You and Fido will want to head toward the western part of town, where you'll find a pawesome place to get some exercise: Jaycee Memorial Park. This is a public recreation area with a fenced, pet-friendly extension covered in gravel and grass. Let your buddy join the sporty mutts on the obstacle course, or watch while they chase some new furry friends or fetch that toy you just threw. You'll also find seating and drinking water fountains in shaded areas of the park. 

South Waukegan Road

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
441 per sq. mi.

South Waukegan Road

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If you're traveling via Waukegan Road on the way to Chicago or Northbrook, you might need a place to stop and stretch your legs before continuing on your journey. Take a pit stop in Lake Forest, IL, home to Prairie Wolf Slough County Forest Preserve and the adjacent Prairie Wolf Dog Park. Both recreation areas are shaded, and the preserve is great for walking along the trails and exploring nature. The dog park is the pawfect place to play off-leash with both local and visiting pups, with 44 acres of fenced space complete with a pond where your buddy can splash.

Skokie River Nature Preserve

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Population Density
328 per sq. mi.

Skokie River Nature Preserve

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Tucked in the western part of Lake Forest, Skokie River Nature Preserve is one of the largest and oldest nature preserves in the state. It's home to a mix of sedge meadows which are native to the Skokie River Valley, as well as savanna, woodlands, and prairies. Feel free to enjoy a calm mindful walk along the walking trails. Challenge your buddy on the Skokie Valley Trail, stretching for about 10 miles throughout Lake County from Highland Park to Lake Bluff. Like most walking trails, the rules of this one are simple: keep your buddy on their leash, and bring your own drinking water and waste baggies to keep the trail clean.

Captain Daniel Wright Woods Forest Preserve

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Population Density
389 per sq. mi.

Captain Daniel Wright Woods Forest Preserve

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The state of Illinois is full of endless hiking opportunities for you and your buddy! You'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to trails, so you can choose the right one for an un-fur-gettable adventure. Captain Daniel Wright Woods Forest Preserve is a good place to start. This nice, well-shaded place is located in the southwestern borough of Lake Forest. Bordered by Des Plaines River to the west, the preserve features a wooded area occupying more than 750 acres and a fishing lake. Your buddy will be happy to join you for a leashed walk along Des Plaines River Trail, a long and difficult 57-mile hiking path with lush surroundings and a variety of trail surfaces.

East Skokie

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Population Density
6,027 per sq. mi.

East Skokie

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Set north of Highland Park, Skokie is a great place to take your buddy to enjoy a day at the park with a cultural and artistic twist. Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, on the eastern bank of North Shore Channel, is a cool place to enjoy a leashed walk near the water. Feel free to sniff out a few of the sculptures, which make for the pawfect photo op with Fido! Prefer hiking instead? North Shore Channel Trail is also located here, and welcomes your leashed pooch to explore. Finish your day with a visit to Dengeos Restaurant, a home-style place with a pet-friendly environment, outdoor tables, and unforgettable Grecian Chicken!