Dog walking in Lake Zurich

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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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Lauren PLake Zurich, IL

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Hello! My name is Lauren and I absolutely love animals, especially dogs! I grew up with golden retrievers, greyhounds and currently have a Border Collie. I've helped train multiple dogs throughout my family and dogs love me! I work at a pet shop and couldn't be happier! Being able to work with animals has always been a goal for me, so I can't wait to meet yours!

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Ashley DLake Zurich, 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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Debi RLake Zurich, IL

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Puppers are my priority. I am the mom of a phenomenal furkid. I have volunteered for a few different rescues & have learned so much from trainers, books, & observing dog behavior at doggie parks, stores, beaches, pet expos, pet events, etc. Looking forward to having some fun with yours!

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Martin MLake Zurich, 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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Lauriel TLake Zurich, IL

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Hi, I'm Lauriel! I have been a dog lover since I was little, being raised with dogs and having owned my own dogs. I am blessed to have two Pomeranians, my oldest being 18 now and have had since she was a pup. I have adopted my dogs, or I could say that they have adopted me. Over the years, I have boarded my friend's larger dogs & have walked their dogs for them as well. I look forward to the opportunity to share a piece of your dog's day & make it a little brighter for them.

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Judy SLake Zurich, IL

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I love dogs and I love getting exercise- a perfect combination for walking your dog ! I have worked for numerous dog rescues over the years both walking,bathing and training the dogs as well as fostering over 30 dogs in my home where they were treated as members of the family. I have never met a dog I didn’t like-large,small,furry,not so furry,senior,puppy and everything in between-well you get the idea! I would love to meet YOUR dog and see how we get along!

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Shawna BLake Zurich, IL

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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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Lisa BLake Zurich, IL

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Hi I'm Lisa! I have always loved pets and wanted to be a veterinarian when I was little. While I did not become a vet, I have always had cats and/or dogs in my home and even at some points a lizard, bird or hamster! I love being outdoors and walk pretty much every day, even in the snow and cold! I have a very handsome dog named Bailey who loves to play tug of war and get long belly rubs. I look forward to walking and caring for your beloved doggy and to giving them an awesome walking experience!

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Chrystel LLake Zurich, IL

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Bonjour! My name is Chrystel and I am a veterinary technician both in ICU and canine physical therapy. My passion for dogs has been following me all my life, from France to the USA. I would love nothing more but offer walks, runs, play time, undivided attention, belly rubs and relief to your best friend! My work experience has taught me how to care for all breeds, all ages, and care for all special needs and special attention. I can not wait to meet your best friend!

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Catherine PLake Zurich, IL

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Hi, My name is Catherine. I am a full time professional dog lover, walker, and sitter. I have walked and cared for many dogs during my career. I also can't remember a time in my life when I haven't owned a dog, or two or three, of my own! I am passionate about caring for dogs of all shapes and sizes and understand the responsibility that comes with walking and caring for other people's dogs. I look forward to meeting, walking and bonding with your dog too!

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Dog Walking in Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich is a village in Lake County, Illinois with a pawpulation of 19,631. This community is named after the lake here. This village was previously voted one of the best places to raise a family by Frommer's Travel Guide. That includes furry family members! Lake Zurich's pups are well cared for at the village's three animal hospitals.

People and pups visiting Lake Zurich will have a few pet-friendly places to rest their heads, including Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lake Zurich and Lake Zurich Barrington. Pet-friendly AirBnB rentals are also available here, but the rules and rates depend on the individual accommodations.

If you want to explore the village and grab a bite to eat with your pup, you'll have a few places to chow down. These include D & J Bistro, Copper Fiddle, Bacchus Nibbles, Culver's, TGI Fridays, and a few others.

While you're in Lake Zurich, be sure to visit Paulus Park, where dogs are allowed on-leash. There are beautiful walking trails and benches here. Feel free to bring the whole family; your kids can play at the children's playground! There is also a water park, but there is an admission fee to visit. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lake Zurich

Ancient Oaks

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
441 per sq. mi.

Ancient Oaks

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While you are staying in Lake Zurich, be sure to stop by the Prairie Wolf Dog Park. This park is huge -- around 44 acres -- and allows dogs to play and run off-leash. The best part of this fenced park is the pond! Your pup will have a blast splashing with some new canine friends here. But there is no fence around the pond, so be careful! Make sure your pup responds well to voice commands. There are two small training areas as well as a hose there so you can rinse the pond water out of your friend's fur There are bathrooms as well.

Beck Lake

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,290 per sq. mi.

Beck Lake

36

Beck Lake Dog Park is another spacious park that you can take your pup to. It is located in North Des Plaines, around 16 miles away from Lake Zurich. The park is around 44 acres and it is completely fenced. This park also includes a pond where your puppy can go swimming. Moreover, there are open fields and trails to explore here to make your adventure extra fun! The park provides water fountains and training enclosures, which ensures that you’ll have an awesome time with your pooch. The only downside is that you need a permit for entering the park. You'll need to provide proof of current vaccinations to obtain one.

Sheridan Road North

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,878 per sq. mi.

Sheridan Road North

24

Approximately 25 miles away from Lake Zurich is the Moraine Dog Beach and Park, which is a furrific place to spend a beach day! The Beach Park can be found Highland Park's Fort Sheridan neighborhood. If you want to visit this park, you'll have to register at Heller Nature Center. Your pup needs to be current on vaccinations. There is parking nearby, and the park and the beach are very clean and well-maintained. There's a shower and a hose near the parking lot so you can clean up your pup after all the sandy adventures. Make sure you pick up your pup's waste while you're here.

Hoffman Estates

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,348 per sq. mi.

Hoffman Estates

12

You can find another park, called Bo's Run, around 9 miles south of Lake Zurich in North Hoffman Estates. This fully fenced park is an off-leash area when dogs can be dogs! The park offers two separate areas for small and large doggos so they will all get along perfectly. There is 2 acres of space for dogs to play, and the agility equipment here makes for a little extra fun! Bo’s Run offers water and water bowls, but no waste bags, so be sure to bring your own. The park has 5-foot tall fences so you don't need to worry if you have a runner. There are benches in the park as well for the human visitors. 

Lippold Park

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Dog Parks
1 park

Lippold Park

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Hound Town Dog Park is approximately 16 miles away from Lake Zurich, and is located in Lippold Park in Crystal Lake. This is a 3-acre, off-leash, fenced park where pups can romp around and socialize. The ground is mostly covered in grass and there are plenty of trees that provide shade on the hot sunny days. In the park, you'll find shaded picnic tables so pet parents can look after their pups in comfort. There are waste stations throughout the park where you can dispose of your dog's waste. Make sure you bring water and waste baggies.