Dog walking in Palatine

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How it works

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Flexible scheduling

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

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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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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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Lauren PPalatine, IL

5.0

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Hello! My name is Lauren and I absolutely love animals, especially dogs! I grew up with golden retrievers, greyhounds and currently have a Border Collie. I've helped train multiple dogs throughout my family and dogs love me! I work at a pet shop and couldn't be happier! Being able to work with animals has always been a goal for me, so I can't wait to meet yours!

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Ashley DPalatine, IL

4.9

(2751)

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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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Debi RPalatine, IL

4.9

(2358)

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Puppers are my priority. I am the mom of a phenomenal furkid. I have volunteered for a few different rescues & have learned so much from trainers, books, & observing dog behavior at doggie parks, stores, beaches, pet expos, pet events, etc. Looking forward to having some fun with yours!

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

Andrew MPalatine, IL

4.9

(1931)

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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

Brian MPalatine, IL

4.9

(1802)

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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 PPalatine, IL

4.9

(1973)

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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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Michele OPalatine, 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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Jonathan BPalatine, IL

4.9

(1779)

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​Hi! I have had the great pleasure of having dogs in my life since I was born. One of the things I enjoy the most is walking our dogs, enabling them to get fresh air, stretch their legs, and read the neighborhood canine news. Last year, we had the honor of becoming a forever home for a puppy mill rescue. She had it rough the first few years of her life but now is doing great and has become a cherished member of the family.​

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Martin MPalatine, IL

4.9

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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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Joshua HPalatine, IL

4.9

(1654)

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Hi! My name is Joshua Huante, I am 20 years old and I love animals- especially dogs! I recently have taken in 2 ferrets and it is amazing to have them. I have lived with and cared for dogs up until recently and miss having them in my life. That's is why I personally think I will be a great walker for your dog!

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Dog Walking in Palatine

If you’re looking for a dog park or other pet-friendly attraction, you’re going to have to travel a little bit out of Palatine. Don’t worry, it’s not too far. This first dog park is located only 5.8 miles away in the city of Buffalo Grove. Best Friends Dog Park Club is a dog park that is open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset every day. There is a yearly fee of $49, and a key to access the park is given at the time of payment. All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations. Proof of vaccinations is required. Your dog will be happy to run off-leash in a safe environment and make new friends!

This next dog park is located 9.6 miles away from Palatine in the city of Des Plaines. Beck Lake Dog Park is an outdoor-loving dog’s dream! It is a completely fenced-in, 44-acre dog park that has drinking fountains, open fields, a swimming pond, training areas, and trails. A membership is required to visit Beck Lake Dog Park. Membership fees are $55 per dog per year for Cook County residents and $110 per dog per year for non-residents. A Veterinarian Health Report is required to be granted membership.

Our last pet-friendly attraction is 10.8 miles away from Palatine in the city of Carpentersville. The Fox River Trail is a rail-trail that was created by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, which is an organization that transforms old railways into community trails. Unwind from your busy life by taking your dog on a relaxing walk on the Fox River Trail. You can decide whether or not you want your dog to be leashed, but he is your responsibility should anything happen. Please clean up after your dog to keep the trail clean and beautiful.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Palatine

Kildeer

48
Population Density
601 per sq. mi.

Kildeer

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Kildeer is a family-friendly neighborhood in nearby Chicago that offers plenty of shopping and entertainment for everyone in the family, even Fido! Deer Park Town Center is an open-air center that provides amenities, shopping, and dining. This mall is great for shopping with your pooch. There are stickers stating "dogs welcome" in the window of stores that are dog-friendly like Anthropologie, American Eagle, Bath and Body Works, and Crate and Barrell. Several stores (usually the stickered stores) have water bowls for your thirsty pet. Kriser’s Natural Pet hosts dog-friendly Yappy Hours! You and your furry friend can mix and mingle, enjoying tasty treats for humans and fur kids. 

Buffalo Grove

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
4,265 per sq. mi.

Buffalo Grove

36

Buffalo Grove is a beautiful family-friendly community just 15 minutes away from Palatine that is surrounded by parks, golf clubs and bodies of water. Happy Tails Dog Park is a large fenced-in field with a separate small field for small dogs under 35 lbs. This park has a reputation for being extremely clean and well-maintained. Bentley's Corner Bakery and The Bear and The Rat Frozen Yogurt host the annual summer sale and free doggie ice cream social with a toppings bar! Great opportunity to stock up on dog toys and other products to keep your pooch happy and healthy! 

Downtown Des Plaines

24
Dog Parks
3 parks

Population Density
5,751 per sq. mi.

Downtown Des Plaines

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Des Plaines is conveniently located off Interstate 294 and offers plenty of dining and recreational activities for you and your pup to enjoy together! Beck Lake Dog Park is a 44-acre fenced dog park with wide open fields, trails, drinking fountains, training enclosures, and even a swimming pond! Ridge Dog Park allows pooches to romp, play off-leash and socialize with other dogs. Community Bark West is a newly-opened, off-leash dog park complete with benches, shade, and a separate area for small pups! This truly is a dog-friendly neighborhood that also has many pet friendly restaurants, including Don’s Dock and T-Bob’s!

Central Inverness

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,582 per sq. mi.

Central Inverness

12

This quaint community offers locals access to local churches, colleges, golf courses and outdoor recreation activities including Bo’s Run! Bo’s Run is a fully fenced off-leash dog park includes water, agility equipment, benches, and keypad entry. It is 2 acres of field for dogs to enjoy and tall 5-foot fences, as well as a separate area for big and smaller pups. A membership is required, and are limited in number, so sign up fast! Unleashed by Petco hosts adoption fairs, and provides food, treats, and toys in the area. You and your doggie hungry? Brothers Rib’s is a dog-friendly restaurant that accommodates canines! 

Central Lincolnshire

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,053 per sq. mi.

Central Lincolnshire

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Lincolnshire is a dog owner’s dream! Surrounded by local parks, forest preserves and conservation areas, it provides plenty of opportunities to get outside with your pooch! Prairie Wolf Dog Park is a 44-acre off-leash area that is fully fenced and even includes a pond, two training areas and a gravel path leading to a lake your dog can play in! The Des Plaines River Trail is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk leashed dogs. After a whopping 54 years of construction, the trail was finally completed in 2015.