Dog walking in Matteson

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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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Aimee BMatteson, 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

Bianca CMatteson, IL

4.9

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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 PMatteson, IL

4.9

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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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Fernando TMatteson, IL

4.9

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Is your pup ready for the best walk ever? I'm Nando from the Oaklawn area and I'm here to give you pup the best experience ever. Your pups will be treated with like members of the family. I'll make sure they get walked at least a mile. If time left over we'll play catch in the yard. I also reward all good pups with treats. Don't settle for just any Walker. Are your pups ready to walk with the Nando bear?

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Anthony FMatteson, IL

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Hello! I'm currently a student at Columbia College here in Chicago. Despite not being able to own a dog I have walked and taken care of dogs from both family and friends. I have walked both medium and large dogs such as a Mastino Napoletano. I was pet sitter for a puppy, Max, for 2 months and always enjoy playing with him. I enjoy meeting any kind of dog, and I'll be happy meeting yours!

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Megan KMatteson, IL

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“A tired dog is a happy dog!”

Hi, I'm Megan. I am a former Vet tech and I miss being around dogs like I used to be. I have handled many types of dogs, the smallest to the largest. I am looking forward to having your dog along with me for some adventure and maybe a good sniff or two!

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

Brian GMatteson, IL

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My name is Brian and I have lived in Chicago my whole life. I really enjoy spending time with animals and dogs are my absolute favorite. I grew up having a dog and have many friends and family who have dogs who I have pet sat. I know what it takes to own and properly care for a dog and believe that all the work is worth it. Dogs are wonderful companions to take on walks and I have found that they motivate me to explore the city more and enjoy being outstide.

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Jennifer TMatteson, IL

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My name is Jennifer Thomson, I currently am a dog mom to two wonderful dogs. Sam is a lab mix and Shiloh is a Husky mix. I have lived with dogs since I was kid. I know how important it is to know that they are loved and cared for. I know most basic training commands and have experience with large dogs, but can work with all breeds/sizes.

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Jennifer BMatteson, IL

4.8

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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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Angel KMatteson, IL

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My name is Angel! Growing up, I have been a dog walker and sitter for my neighbors and friends. I've also had experience caring for the dog of a senior living home. I'm looking forward to meeting your furry companions, and giving them an enjoyable walk!

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Dog Walking in Matteson

Matteson is a moderately populated village located a little over 30 miles from the Windy City. This quaint community is the hometown of a few professional sportsmen, including NFL player Jon Asamoah and NBA player Tyler Ulis.

Matteson doesn't have a lot of dog-friendly amenities, apart from one pet-friendly hotel and a few dog-friendly chain restaurants and coffee shops. It does, however, have an animal hospital, so you won't have to travel to find quality veterinary care.

If you need a place to stay, head over to Quality Inn & Suites, which charges a pet fee for four-legged guests. Once you and Fido are all settled into your hotel room, you can swing by Culver's, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Five Guys, or Panera Bread to grab a bite. All restaurants allow doggie diners at the outdoor seating areas.

Although there aren't many dog-friendly spaces in the village, there is a furrific trail here for when you and your pooch need some exercise. The Old Plank Road Trail is 22 miles long and stretches through several cities in Illinois, with a trailhead in Matteson. Make sure you bring water and waste bags along for your hike!

You can find more dog-friendly fun just a short drive out of town.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Matteson

South Hinsdale

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,706 per sq. mi.

South Hinsdale

48

Although there aren’t any designated dog parks in Matteson, there are some in the vicinity. Around 28 miles away from Matteson is Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge Dog Park, located in South Hinsdale. Your dog will be thankful if you decide to take him for a stroll through this beautiful park. Off-leash fun is the main plus in this fenced park! Waste bags are provided to keep the park clean, but you'll need to bring some water. On a hot day, Fido can dip his paws in the little creek here. When it rains, the creek can get really deep, so be sure to keep a close eye on your pup in bad weather!

Homer Glen

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,511 per sq. mi.

Homer Glen

36

Around 17 miles from Matteson is Messenger Marsh Dog Park, located in central Homer Glen. This fenced, off-leash park is the pawfect place for your pooch to play and sniff out some new buddies! The park is 5 acres, and there is a smaller 1-acre area for pups under 30 pounds. For the human visitors, the park provides sheltered benches where you can sit and watch over your pooch. A permit is required if you want to play here, but the fee is well worth it for this clean park. Poop bags and trash cans are provided so you can do your bit to keep the park clean.

Jackson Park

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
12,072 per sq. mi.

Jackson Park

24

The aptly named Jackson Bark is a must-see for pooches and people visiting Matteson. This furrific dog park is located in Chicago's Jackson Park neighborhood, around 27 miles from Matteson. The park has earned a reputation for being one of the best dog parks in the Chicago area. It is large, very clean, and has tons of agility equipment that your dog can enjoy. There is free parking in the nearby lot, as well as lots of toys in the park, and numerous shaded benches where the pup parents can sit and watch over their pooches. Water and poop bags are provided here, so you'll have everything you need for the pawfect day at the park!

North Munster

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,762 per sq. mi.

North Munster

12

If you're looking for some more off-leash playtime, but don't want to travel to the Windy City, head to Highland, located 17 miles northeast of Matteson. Here, you'll find Wicker Memorial Dog Park. If you want to visit this pawpular park, you will have to register your dog at the Wicker Memorial Park Picnic Office. Unfortunately, pit bulls and pit bull mixes are prohibited from being off-leash in the park. The park is covered in grass and has two areas which are rotated for maintenance so the dog park always stays open. There is a water fountain, but it is outside of the fenced area.

North Homer Glen

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,197 per sq. mi.

North Homer Glen

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Trantina Farm Dog Park is a highly-rated dog park in Home Glen. Locals pawsitively love this fenced, off-leash park, so your precious pup is sure to make some new friends here! There are two separate areas: one is for little doggos under 30 pounds, and the other one is for large dogs. The park also provides benches, parking, and a looped trail surrounding the park that's perfect for a leashed walk. There isn’t much shade in the park, so you might not want to visit in hot weather. Bring water and poop bags with you, since these aren't provided here.