Dog walking in Oak Lawn

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Flexible scheduling

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Customized for your pup

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

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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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Julie KOak Lawn, IL 60453

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My name is Julie. I live in Lakeview with my beautiful four year old chocolate Lab. I've loved dogs all my life. I frequently volunteer at Chicago Canine Rescue and am certified in pet CPR and first aid.

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

Janet VOak Lawn, IL 60453

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Hi my name is Janet and I can't wait to meet your dog !I'm a huge dog lover , and have had over 3 plus years of dog walking and pet sitting experience in recent years.I'm also a pet parent to a 9 year old Min Pin/Chihuahua mix named Nacho. I look forward to providing excellent pet care to Wag clients both new and old.

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Mitch KOak Lawn, IL 60453

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Hi, I'm Mitch. I grew up in Chicago with a Labrador Retriever named Bailey. I have worked as a dog walker in Logan Square, which has given me a lot of hands on experience working and interacting with a variety of dogs! In my free time I enjoy writing, making films, and watching Bulls basketball. I can't wait to start walking your dogs.

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Robert HOak Lawn, IL 60453

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Hi, I’m located in Logan Square and parent to a nine year old rescued pit bull, and in the past have been foster parent to rescued dogs while they were awaiting placement in their forever homes. I love all kinds of dogs, big, small, and in between, and have a particular fondness for pit bulls and other bully breeds, because they’re so cute and sweet!

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Lisa GOak Lawn, IL 60453

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Hi, My name is Lisa and I am a dog lover/animal lover. I have 15 years expereince in taking care of animals. I have also been a longtime dog walker. I have been rescuing dogs and cats since I was a little girl. I am looking forward to taking care of your pup!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Andrew MOak Lawn, IL 60453

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“We love and welcome all pups in our place!”

My name is Andrew. I am a huge dog lover and own a husky puppy named Mack, who is not only great with other dogs but is great training for walking your dog! I am a student at DePaul, so I have a pretty open schedule and am mostly available in the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast areas. I can't wait to meet you and your furry friend(s)!

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

Kiavā GOak Lawn, IL 60453

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Hello I'm Kiava! I'm relatively new here to Chicago but so far my dog Marley and I are loving it! I've had Marley, a female lab mix, for over three years now and adopted her from the animal shelter I volunteered at! I have plenty of experience with many different types of dogs and look forward to meeting yours for a walk!

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Brian MOak Lawn, IL 60453

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“Pups are not just pets, they are family!”

Hi, my name is Brian Martinez Flores- I am a true animal lover! I own a beautiful pit bull! My life style is very active and I hope by joining this team I can contribute to making it even better.​

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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

Barbara POak Lawn, IL 60453

4.9

(1971)

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I grew up with dogs and cats. My husband and I got our first puppy when our children were small and took several training classes to learn the proper way to handle dogs. We now have two large dogs that I walk every day, rain or shine. I like staying fit and walking our dogs helps me stay young and stress free!

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Jamie YOak Lawn, IL 60453

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(1964)

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​Hi, I'm Jamie! I have experience dog walking and sitting for many different breeds, old and young, big and small. I take the health and safety of the dogs I work with seriously. To be the best walking companion for your dog, I have done extensive research on safe dog walking tips and techniques, and the various types of collars and harnesses to ensure your dog remains safe and healthy while they are in my care.​

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See more about dog walking in Oak Lawn

Dog Walking in Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn is a suburb on the southwest side of Chicago. It is home to five animal hospitals dispersed throughout the city. There is one pet-friendly hotel, but most travelers use the ever popular AirBnB on their stay here. One uniquely barktastic feature of Oak Lawn is found at one of their local car dealerships! The Webb Chevrolet is the only car dealership in the area that invites dogs to join their owners in the shop while they shop or deal with car repairs.  You will find a similarly welcoming atmosphere in the neighborhoods found directly outside of Oak Lawn’s city limits as well.

There are ten pet-friendly restaurants throughout Oak Lawn for dog owners to choose from. Most locals enjoy visiting Clancy’s or Potbelly Sandwich Shop with their four-legged companions. The wait staff will bring you a bowl of water for your dog and there are menu options that are safe snacks for your pup at both establishments. If you are looking for a city with a variety of dog-friendly places to visit and a great atmosphere, look no further than Oak Lawn! Pack up your dog’s travel bag full of toys, waste bags, and treats for a fun-filled visit to this pawesome city! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oak Lawn

Acorn Glen

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Population Density
193 per sq. mi.

Acorn Glen

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Acorn Glen is a small residential neighborhood found on the southern side of Oak Lawn. This part of town is nestled underneath of 97thstreet and is home to two dog-friendly restaurants. Your dog can join you for a bite at Corner Bakery Café or Andy’s Frozen Custard. Both of these eateries have ample outdoor seating for you to enjoy your food with your trusty dog beside you. You can head down to the Oak Meadows park if you are looking for a small but clean open area park where families and leashed dogs are welcome from sunrise to sunset throughout the year. 

Lawn Manor Park

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Population Density
7,752 per sq. mi.

Lawn Manor Park

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You will want to pack your pop-up water bowls and a good leash for your stay in Lawn Manor Park. This neighborhood on the south side of Oak Lawn is home to both green spaces and eateries where leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy the fresh air with you. You can get your exercise at the Lawn Manor Park in the center of the neighborhood. Leashed dogs are a common sight here walking or running alongside their owners. When you have barked up an appetite, you can head to Clancy’s, a dog-friendly Irish pub style restaurant where you can enjoy comfort food and beverages with your dog in their outdoor seating areas. 

Northwest Evergreen Park

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Population Density
3,817 per sq. mi.

Northwest Evergreen Park

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In Evergreen Park to the east of Oak Lawn, you will find the charming neighborhood of Northwest Evergreen Park. You will need your best walking leash and plenty of waste bags for your stay in this gorgeous place. You can start in Duffy Park if you would like an outside view of the beautiful St. Mary’s Cemetery while your dog has fun in the sun. You can head over to Cowboy Park if your pup still has energy to burn before you take a trip to Thithi’s Restaurant for a locally-owned bite where your dog is welcome to stay with you on their patio. 

Freedom Park

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Population Density
2,420 per sq. mi.

Freedom Park

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In Chicago Ridge, just a few minutes southwest of Oak Lawn, you will find the neighborhood of Freedom Park. This neighborhood is a wonderful place to get your exercise with your dog and a quick bite to eat where you both will be welcome! You can begin your adventures at the tail-waggin’ Freedom Park in the center of the neighborhood. Dogs are welcome with leashes and waste bags! You can also visit the Chicago Ridge Prairie Nature Preserve as long as you stick to the trails. After all that walking, you will want to head over to Jack Desmond’s Irish Pub for pub fare and drinks with your dog in their scenic outdoor seating area. 

Southfield

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Southfield

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In Bridgeview, IL, just ten minutes north of Oak Lawn, is the neighborhood of Southfield. You will enjoy parks and restaurants here with your four-legged companion all weekend long. Many locals frequent the Commissioners Park in the center of the neighborhood. Leashed pets are welcome here, but make sure you bring the waste bags and clean up after yourself! Trust your dog’s nose; you will be lead to Nick’s Barbeque after you have had all of the tail wags and barks you can muster. Here, you both can enjoy delicious barbecue fare in the outdoor seating area and enjoy impeccable, welcoming service!