Dog walking in Hillside

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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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Janet VHillside, IL

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Hi my name is Janet and I can't wait to meet your dog !I'm a huge dog lover , and have had over 3 plus years of dog walking and pet sitting experience in recent years.I'm also a pet parent to a 9 year old Min Pin/Chihuahua mix named Nacho. I look forward to providing excellent pet care to Wag clients both new and old.

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Ashley DHillside, 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 KHillside, 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

Mitch KHillside, IL

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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 HHillside, 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 GHillside, 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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Andrew MHillside, IL

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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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Kiavā GHillside, IL

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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 MHillside, IL

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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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Barbara PHillside, IL

4.9

(1970)

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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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Dog Walking in Hillside

The city of Hillside, Illinois is located in Cook County. This is a fairly small city, but it has a lot of history. Al Capone, the famous gangster from the 1930s, is buried in a cemetery in Hillside. His burial site has become a tourist attraction throughout the years.

There are two great restaurants where you and your canine friend to enjoy a meal together here. The first is Buona Beef, which is known for its original Italian beef. This Fido-friendly eatery has 11 outdoor tables where you and your pooch are more than welcome to share a meal together. It is more of a casual establishment, and something to keep in mind is that there are no servers, so you will need to ensure your pooch is tied up when you go inside to get your order.

Another great place to eat with your furry friend is Chickies Beef, yet another example of fine Italian-American cuisine in Hillside. There are several menu options available, so you're sure to find something you like. Canine companions are more than welcome to beg for a bite at the outdoor tables. Chickies also has good hours to accommodate everyone no matter what time their tummies start growling.

If you are looking for additional amenities that are dog-friendly, you can find more just a short drive away from Hillside.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Hillside

West Wilson

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Population Density
27,428 per sq. mi.

West Wilson

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If your pooch is looking to make a splash, this neighborhood has the perfect spot! It is located just 15 miles from Hillside and is home to the Montrose Dog Beach. This is off-leash dog beach is located at the northern end of Montrose Beach. It is a fenced in area where your pooch can explore and have fun playing in the water and sand! Doggie waste bags are provided, as well as a station to wash off your sandy dog before leaving. You will need to pack water and something for shade. Keep in mind that tags are a requirement for dogs and the cost is to enjoy the beach is $5.

Whalon Lake

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,298 per sq. mi.

Whalon Lake

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This pawesome neighborhood is located 19 miles from Hillside and is home to the Whalon Lake Dog Park. This off-leash dog park encompasses 8 fenced-in acres.  There is also a smaller section of 2.5 acres for smaller dogs under 30 pounds. Something to keep in mind is that a permit is required to use this park, but the permit fee is worth it. You'll find all the amenities you'd expect from a good dog park here: benches, shelters, open grassy areas, paved trails, and picnic spots. The lake is off limits to canine friends, but you can still enjoy the scenic view together. You will want to pack all the essentials, such as water, doggie waste bags, and some snacks.

Green Valley Forest Preserve

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,298 per sq. mi.

Green Valley Forest Preserve

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This fur-iendly neighborhood is located about 19 miles from Hillside and is home to the Green Valley Forest Preserve. This is a great place to bring your pooch if you want to spend a little time in nature. Your pup is allowed to roam off their leash in a very large area with lush green grass. There are separate areas for smaller breeds and larger breeds. There are dirt-covered trails for a relaxing on-leash stroll. You will need to bring doggy waste bags and some water with you. Remember, this is a nature preserve, so don't let Fido harass any of the wildlife!

Wrigleyville

12
Population Density
30,808 per sq. mi.

Wrigleyville

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Were you and your pooch looking to learn about the history of Chicago while enjoying a boat ride? Then you're in the right neighborhood! Here, you'll find the Mercury Canine Cruise, a dog-friendly cruise that takes you down Chicago’s waterways. This is a great way to learn about the city with your pup by your side. You will need to have your pooch on your lap or on the seat, and they must have their leash on during the cruise. There is plenty of seating and there are water bowls for your pooch as well as newspaper lined restrooms for them to use. This cruise is fairly inexpensive, and you can also do a group rate. For a day of fun on the water with your best fur-iend, make sure to book your tickets online.

Beck Lake

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Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,751 per sq. mi.

Beck Lake

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This neighborhood has a great dog park to visit. Beck Lake Dog Park is just 14 miles from Hillside. You do need a membership to visit this park, but the amenities available here make the fee well worth it. This huge park stretches across 44 acres and is completely fenced in. Your canine pal will love running and exploring this park. There are grassy open fields to sniff, trees to run around, agility equipment to play on and a pond to swim in! Your furry friend will not get bored at this pawesome park. For a quiet walk, hit the trails, where your pal needs to be leashed. Water fountains are provided for thirsty pups. You will need to bring supplies for cleaning up, though.