Dog walking in Lake Zurich

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Megan RLake Zurich, IL

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Hi, my name is Megan and I can't wait to meet your best buddy! I live in the Chicago-land area and have always loved all animals. I've been in the dog walking/sitting/training business since I was seven years old - my childhood canine companion was a Sheltie that won 10th place at the Indiana State Fair for obedience. I appreciate you letting me be a part of your dog's day and can't wait to meet them!

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Donna FLake Zurich, IL

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I have been a dog lover for my whole entire life. The past 30 years I have owned at least one dog and up to three dogs at one time. I love animals, in general, I’ve had many animals, including a bird, hamster, bunnies, and fish. I have watched dogs for my friends and relatives and I have walked dogs for my neighbors.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Susan FLake Zurich, IL

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“Compassionate care; honest and reliable service”

Hi! I'm Susan and I've been an animal/nature lover all my life. Dogs have been a part of my family for the past 37 years along with fish and birds. We currently have two rescues, a chiweenie and a lab-shepherd, that are absolute joys. I can't imagine life without companion animals nor the beauty and peace that nature provides. As a Wag! walker, I’m committed to compassionate care and assuring pet safety as well as being respectful of your home and privacy. Kisses and belly rubs galore!

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Gretchen BLake Zurich, IL

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“We haven’t met, but I love your dog.”

Hi there! My name is Gretchen and I’m just the walker your doggo has been waiting for! I’ve been a Wag! Walker for about 4 years now and have bonded with dogs of (nearly) every breed, size, and personality. I am currently studying to be a dog trainer through CATCH Canine Academy and am LOVING IT! Dogs have their own unique means of communication and being able to understand their language is critical to a successful and happy walking experience- Guaranteed to keep your pup’s tail waggin’!

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Trisha WLake Zurich, IL

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I am a certified dog trainer through ABC with an associates degree in Veterinary Assistance with 20 years experience. I managed Hogan Kennels in Ingleside for 14 years and my responsibilities included: training, grooming, administrating medications and shots. I love dogs of all types and currently own rottweilers and Chinese cresteds. I also raise and compete Chinese cresteds. I have several championships under my belt in AKC of which I'm very proud of. I have a few long term clients that I have the pleasure of grooming, training, pet setting , walking and feeding. I can provide references upon request. I am a very passionate about dogs, my clients and my own. They are my first priority in my life. Thank you, Trisha Wong

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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

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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

0
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.