Dog walking in Oak Park

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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.

Follow along

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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Ashley DOak Park, 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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Julie KOak Park, IL

4.9

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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

Lisa GOak Park, IL

4.9

(2146)

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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

Robert HOak Park, IL

4.9

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

Brian MOak Park, IL

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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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Andrew MOak Park, IL

4.9

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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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Jamie YOak Park, IL

4.9

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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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Michele OOak Park, IL

4.9

(1806)

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I've always been around animals and dogs since I could walk, and when I was old enough to work I knew there would be no better fit than working with animals! I have volunteered at a shelter and worked professionally with animals in a retail environment. Due to a heavy school schedule I had to leave that job but now that Wag! exists I can still work with pups!

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High energy dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care, Training experience

Martin MOak Park, IL

4.9

(1640)

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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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Patrick LOak Park, IL

4.9

(1674)

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My name is Patrick & I live in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. I've had dogs & cats my whole life, currently having a 17 year old calico named Jadzia. Love my doggies too but Jadzia doesn’t approve so I make up for it by dog sitting for friends & family, as well as taking volunteer opportunities. On top of that, I love being outside & walking, even when the weather isn't so great.

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Dog Walking in Oak Park

Oak Park, Illinois is a village to the west of Chicago. It has easy access to Chicago via public transportation. You can drive between the two cities in less than 30 minutes. This town is home to many small parks and green spaces. Oak Park is considered a bicycle-friendly community, complete with a bike rental service. The Illinois Prairie Path Is a specialized bicycle trail that spans for 60 miles. With five animal hospitals inside the city and two more within a mile of the city, there are plenty of resources for pet owners to keep their furry friends happy and healthy!

You never need to worry about getting hungry while your pets are with you in this town. Oak Park is home to more than 20 dog-friendly restaurants with outdoor seating areas for your convenience. Many pet owners love to take the short drive east to the Montrose Dog Beach in Chicago for some off-leash fun in the sun.

If you love to ride your bike with your dog, you will fall hard for Oak Park. The bicycle-friendly, atmosphere combined with the welcoming environment for travelers with pets, make this the pawfect destination for your trip to Illinois. 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Oak Park

700 South Wesley

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
92 per sq. mi.

700 South Wesley

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700 South Wesley describes a small residential neighborhood in the southern part of Oak Park. This area is home to many beautiful butterfly and bird gardens that are prized by those who live there and tend to them. A popular bird watching spot, your dog will enjoy the sights and sounds as you stroll through this part of town. You will find the nearby Fox Park features a leashed dog park and is a great place if you both need to stretch your legs. Shirts, shoes, and leashes required for this family park! Grab your waste bags and walking shoes to enjoy the best of this pawesome neighborhood!

Greenfield Berkshire

36
Population Density
1,688 per sq. mi.

Greenfield Berkshire

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Greenfield Berkshire is a medium-sized neighborhood in Oak Park. This neighborhood is also full of beautiful gardens and trees that attract local wildlife. Your dog will love it here, whether you are going for a quick stroll or packing a bag to spend the day at the simply beautiful Taylor Park. Residents consider this local park one of the best places to relax and spend an afternoon, so pack the waste bags and tennis balls for your visit. If you and your pup get hungry, you can both head 5 minutes down Oak Park Avenue to the locally renowned Kinderhook, where you can get everything from burgers to deep fried desserts!

Southtown Oak Park

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
8,002 per sq. mi.

Southtown Oak Park

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The southern part of Oak Park is home to Southtown. This large neighborhood is home to the town’s only dog park. The Maple Park Dog Park is a separate off-leash area protected by fencing. Bring plenty of waste bags, water, and snacks for this trip; your dog won’t want to leave! Your pal can explore the length of this 12,000 square foot area while you relax on one of its many benches. There is even a special water fountain for canines! After you leave the dog park, you can head over to Salerno’s for a pizza joint that welcomes dog lovers as much as they welcome their pizza lovers!

Middle East Oak Park

12
Population Density
10,137 per sq. mi.

Middle East Oak Park

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Middle East Oak Park is the central hub of the city. This neighborhood has three parks to choose from if your dog is feeling restless and needs some extra time outside. If you like smaller green spaces, grab your leash and some waste bags and head over to the Austin Park, or the Austin Hall Park right across the street. If a large, open area is what you and your dog are looking for, head south on Austin until you come to Columbus Park. You may want to grab some towels since this park has its own lake. Make sure you bring some for yourself, too!

Southwest Historic District

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Population Density
1,552 per sq. mi.

Southwest Historic District

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The Southwest Historic District of Oak Park is a great place to experience all that downtown has to offer. Just taking a stroll down the main strip will get your dog’s super senses going! There are many snifftastic restaurants here that will accommodate you and your furry friends. If you like chain restaurants, the TGI Friday’s and Denny’s both have dog-friendly outdoor seating. If local eateries with drafts are more your style, you will enjoy Bar Louie or Lake Street Kitchen and Bar. If you are in the mood for Asian fusion, you should check out the Sushi House, which welcomes its many dog-owning customers with open hearts and wagging tails!