Dog walking in Homewood

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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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Stacy BHomewood, IL

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“Giving the best care to our furry family members”

My name is Stacy I have a real passion for caring for all kinds of furry family members. I also have gained many years experience from volunteering at shelters I have taken classes to be a veterinarian assistant. I have experience in caring for senior dogs, puppies and Special Needs animals. It would be my pleasure to give my time and attention to taking care of your furry friends I also have been a dog walker for wag for almost 2 years and have gained very good experience so let me be your pet

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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

Agustin GHomewood, IL

4.9

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Hi! I'm Agustin, I've been walking with Wag for two years now in the Chicagoland area and absolutely adore meeting new furry friends. Don't hesitate to ask for special requests!

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Randy CHomewood, IL

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Hi, I'm Randy! I've been a dog lover my entire life, having grown up with my black lab, Ebony, who lived a great life of 12 years. In the years since, I've spent a lot of time with my mother's 3 adorable labs, Buster, Moose, and Mojo (who's still my boy from before my parents' split). I'm always the first one she asks to watch them when she's away, and I'm always happy to oblige. I've also taken care of neighbor's dogs in the past, sometimes letting them just stay at my place so they're not lonely. Unfortunately, I'm not in a situation to have a dog myself at the moment, but I will always go out of my way to greet them whenever I can and take joy in making sure they're well cared for.

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Molly CHomewood, IL

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I am currently a contract worker that has open availability to help walk and board fur babies. I have years of experience with many different breeds, size, and temperament. I am a mother to a 4 year old Pit Bull mix that keeps me active and on my feet. I understand how everyone's life get busy, and am happy to walk/play with your dog.

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Victor MHomewood, IL

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Hello! My name is Victor, I was born and raised in Chicago. I am currently a student at Malcolm X College. I have been a dog owner and lover for most of my life. Very much enjoy spending time with my dogs. I look forward to providing such an important and necessary service, not only for the good boys and girls waiting at home, but for their busy parents as well!

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

Aimee BHomewood, IL

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I have had dogs mys entire life, all were large breeds except one small. I also provided dog care for those in temporary need of shelter and care. I believe a healthy diet and exercise is key for a happy dog. I have taken several dog training courses and know how to keep calm and show no fear around a dog who is barking or asserting dominance. I understand the different behaviors and traits in each breed and deal with each dog appropriately.

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

Heather MHomewood, IL

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I have always had a dog in my life since the day I was born. I believe all pets are family members and should be treated as such. Aside from my personal experience caring for dogs, I have been pet sitting for almost 5 years. I have experience with dogs of all sizes and personalities, and I know pet CPR and first aid. I am very attentive, loving, detail oriented, trustworthy, reliable and would love to become your pup's new best friend.

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Bianca CHomewood, IL

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Hi! I'm Bianca. I have worked as a Wag Caregiver since 2015. I specialize in bully breeds but have experience working with most dog breeds. Paw parents describe me as an energetic and fun-loving person that treats all fur- babies with the kindness and respect they deserve. I pride myself on delivering service that go above and beyond your fur baby's basic needs. Why? because it's how I want my "babies" treated while I'm away. So, give me opportunity to make your paw pal my new best friend!

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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

Roxy PHomewood, IL

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Hi my name is Roxy, I'm from Chicago. I'm a doggy parent to a 2yr old Pomeranian. I have experience dog walking and dog sitting in the Northside of Chicago as well as around the downtown area. I've worked with different breeds, sizes, & ages. I enjoy spending time with dogs and can't wait to meet yours!

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Jennifer BHomewood, IL

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I love dogs! I know most profiles say that but I really do. They are loyal, smart, fun loving energetic and also wonderful friends. I treat my pets like members of the family. And I will gladly treat yours like family. I have been around pets my whole life. I also volunteered at WSHS for 4 years, so I have lots of hands-on experience with different breeds of dogs. I currently have a German shepherd-pit mix of my own. I look forward to working with you and your dog.

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Dog Walking in Homewood

Homewood is a village located in Cook County and a suburb of Chicago. The village was rated as one of the three most livable suburbs in the Chicago Metropolitan Area by Forbes magazine in 2007. 

If you decide to visit Homewood and you are looking for a place to stay along with your pooch, you should visit the La Banque Hotel. The hotel allows two pets of any size for a $50 fee per room. If you are looking for a cheaper option, then you should check out the Homewood AirBnB Rentals. The pet policies and weight limits are different for the individual accommodations, so you should check the pet policies when booking your room. 

There are a lot of dog-friendly places in Homewood that you can visit along with your four-legged baby. Most of these are restaurants and cafes, including Lassen's Tap, Culver's, Panera Bread, Starbucks, Portillo's and Chipotle Mexican Grill. No matter what you and your pal are craving, you're sure to find something you like here!

There aren't any veterinary clinics within Homewood, but you'll find plenty of hospitals and practices just a short drive away. Because Homewood is quite small, there aren't many Fido-friendly amenities here, although you'll find plenty of things to do with your four-legged buddy on the outskirts of town.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Homewood

Apollo Park

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Apollo Park

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In the southern region of Homewood, Illinois, you can find the one park designated especially for dogs called Rover's Run Dog Park. The park is an off-leash park that is properly fenced. It's also a members-only park and you can enter it only with a tag from the county. The membership is $35 per year, but the locals say that it is totally worth it! The park includes a water fountain for both dogs and humans. There is a double-gated entry and some trees throughout the park. Moreover, there is a separate training area and benches for sitting.

South Hinsdale

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,724 per sq. mi.

South Hinsdale

36

Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park is around 27 miles away from Homewood, in South Hinsdale. This off-leash, fenced-in park is the pawfect place for your pup to play and make some new fur-iends. There is a large, grassy area where dogs can run and socialize. Moreover, there is a little stream in the park in which dogs are welcome to swim! Just be aware that the creek can get too deep when it rains. There are also big trees there that provide shade in the park. The park provides poop bags and it is completely free. Just don't forget to bring some drinking water!

Homer Glen

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
680 per sq. mi.

Homer Glen

24

Around 19 miles away from Homewood is another park that you can take your pup to called Messenger Marsh Dog Park. This 5-acre fenced park has plenty of space for your pooch to run around and make new friends. In addition to this area, there is another 1-acre area where dogs under 30 lbs are welcome. There is a picnic shelter and benches for the human visitors of the park. Doggie waste bags are provided, and you'll also find lots of trails outside the fenced area where you can walk with your leashed dog. Just don't forget to bring water!

Jason Park

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
747 per sq. mi.

Jason Park

12

Approximately 22 miles away from Homewood is another park that you have to visit if you are in the vicinity. The off-leash, fenced Jackson Bark is located in the Jason Park neighborhood of Chicago. Most of the people describe this park as a "dog heaven" because of the abundance of agility equipment that if offers. There are a lot of obstacles and toys here, making it the perfect place for training your pooch. Doggie waste bags, water, and free parking nearby are added bonuses at this pawesome dog park!

Ridge Rd

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,636 per sq. mi.

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Wicker Memorial Dog Park is another dog park in the vicinity that you can visit. It's located around 13 miles from Homewood, in Highland. The park is an off-leash park that is properly fenced. To enter the park, you have to register your dog. Unfortunately, pit bulls and pit bull mixes are not allowed in the park. There is a water fountain outside of the fenced area. The park is mostly grassy and has two areas which rotate for maintenance. There are trees in the park for shade, and also benches for the human visitors.