Dog walking in Oak Forest

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How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

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Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

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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Brendan SOak Forest, IL

5.0

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“Belly rubs, butt wiggles, zoomies and love!”

Lifelong dog lover and owner. From puppies to when the grey hair kicks in. Volunteer, trainer of goofball pups, professional spoiler and always brave the elements so my lab can go do lab things in the rain or snow. My lab is diabetic, and has an amazing, stress free life. So I have endless amounts of experience caring for/providing specialty care. Whether it’s a quick walk, trip to the park, some company or anything else, the only thing that matters is there’s nothing better than a happy dog!

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

Stacy BOak Forest, IL

4.9

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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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Agustin GOak Forest, 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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tamara wOak Forest, IL

4.9

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Hi, I'm Tam! I am a 24 year old grad student and a devoted dog lover. I have day care experience with dogs of all sizes from minature poodles to mastiffs, as well as puppies and senior dogs. I dog sit for my friends and family when they are on vacation. I love meeting new dogs! I like to treat dogs like they are part of the family. As a walker I am committed to treating your dog with the love and care that he or she deserves! I will make sure your Wag! experience is as positive as possible!

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Randy COak Forest, 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 COak Forest, 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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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Victor MOak Forest, IL

4.9

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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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Aimee BOak Forest, 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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Heather MOak Forest, IL

4.9

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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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Jennifer BOak Forest, 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 Oak Forest

Oak Forest is a suburban city located 24 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, and is part of Cook County and the metropolitan area of Chicago. There are many well-known communities near Oak Forest worth noting, like Crestwood, Markham, and Country Club Hills. But you won't need to leave town to find dog-friendly fun! You'll find many neighborhoods inside of Oak Forest where you and your traveling canine will feel more than welcome.

There are two Fido-friendly restaurants within Oak Park if you want to dine with your dog while you're here. Marcotte’s Bar and Grill offers both beverages and bar fare that you can enjoy with your dog in their outdoor seating area. Doug’s Dogs is another popular spot for dog owners looking for a meal while out with their pups. Their signature Italian food and hot dogs that will make your jealous pup’s mouth water. Be sure to bring extra treats to reward your dog for good restaurant behavior! (And a water bowl probably isn't a bad idea, either.)

Dog owners love to take their pups for walks through the residential streets found in Oak Forest. Make sure you keep your dog safely on leash as you make your way around town. You're sure to meet another tail-wagger or two on your adventures in Oak Forest!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oak Forest

Central Oak Forest

48
Population Density
4,965 per sq. mi.

Central Oak Forest

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Central Oak Forest is right in the middle of everything that Oak Forest has to offer its residents and visitors. While dogs are not permitted at the George Dunne National Golf Course, they are allowed to walk with you on leash at the nearby Cook County Forest. This is a phenomenal place for a hike or a longer walk on a weekend morning. You will want to bring snacks, a good hiking harness, and plenty of drinking water for your adventures in this part of town. You should always hike with a (human) buddy, and maybe they can bring a furry buddy for your dog as well! 

North Oak Forest

36
Population Density
4,965 per sq. mi.

North Oak Forest

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North Oak Forest is bordered by the actual forest that gives this city its name. You'll enjoy the beautiful green scenery that surrounds the neighborhood. Camp Sullivan is a great place just north of town if you enjoy spending some real time in the great outdoors away from it all in a tent with your dog. Make sure you camp with good friends and their pawesome pups. Tents and RV’s are permitted in the park, weather permitting. The area can get heavy snowfall during the winters, so keep an eye on the weather if you will be traveling during the more frigid months. 

South Oak Forest

24
Population Density
4,965 per sq. mi.

South Oak Forest

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South Oak Forest has both large and small parks where you and your dog are more than welcome to explore. Residents in this part of town take good care of the Don Burns Park, and love to bring their pups with them for walks, runs, and games of fetch. You should bring tennis balls, a leash, a picnic blanket, and drinking water with you on your way to this small but welcoming park. The forest to the south of town is another pupperific place to hike with friends and your pack of pups, so be sure to bring a harness suitable for hiking with you on your trip. 

West Oak Forest

12
Population Density
4,965 per sq. mi.

West Oak Forest

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West Oak Forest is right on the edge of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. This prime location is the pawfect place to enjoy some hiking or camping with your family and your dog. There is a small park called Jesk Park if you want a small and quiet place to set up a picnic. If you are looking for a lovely place to hike, Bachelor Grove Woods is just to the north of the neighborhood, right outside of the city. Pack your bag full of waste bags, plenty of drinking water, a portable bowl for your dog, and towels in case you (or Fido!) come across a stream you just can’t resist. 

East Oak Forest

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4,965 per sq. mi.

East Oak Forest

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East Forest Park is home to two beautiful outdoor spots that locals enjoy with their families and their dogs. If you love the outdoors, you will really love East Forest Park and the surrounding natural places. Oak Forest Park is in this part of town with plenty of paths and grass for a relaxing day on a picnic blanket or a run with your energetic best friend. The Oak Forest Preserve is found just minutes to the north of the neighborhood, and is yet another prime hiking spot if your dog loves the outdoors as much as you do. Just bring a comfortable harness.