Dog walking in South Elgin

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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 DSouth Elgin, 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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Judy SSouth Elgin, IL

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I love dogs and I love getting exercise- a perfect combination for walking your dog ! I have worked for numerous dog rescues over the years both walking,bathing and training the dogs as well as fostering over 30 dogs in my home where they were treated as members of the family. I have never met a dog I didn’t like-large,small,furry,not so furry,senior,puppy and everything in between-well you get the idea! I would love to meet YOUR dog and see how we get along!

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Tracey RSouth Elgin, IL

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“Pet care in the far western ‘burbs”

The safety of your pet(s) and your home are my first priority. My family has had a pet care service for six years through which we have helped clients housebreak puppies, ensure comfort of older friends, administer medication and provide last minute care for middle-of-the-night emergencies. Our clients are our family. I recognize that not all pets are at the same stage in their lives and I will let your furry friend set the pace. I am looking forward to meeting you both!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Bruce HSouth Elgin, IL

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“Dogs are among the greatest things on earth.”

Hello! My name's Bruce. I'm coming up on my 6th year as a volunteer dog walker at DuPage County Animal Services, and have completed the shelters S.T.A.R. classroom and hands on training program. (Structured Training and Reinforcement). I’m also certified in CPR and first aid for pets. I welcome the opportunity to give your dog the love and care it deserves.

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

Shawna BSouth Elgin, IL

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Hi all! I've been around and owned dogs my whole life. Been a dog foster mom for almost 10 years, have dog sat for friends and clients for many years , all sizes and breeds. I'd love to help you out with your pupper!

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James KSouth Elgin, IL

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“When the going gets weird the weird hang with dogs”

Hi, I'm Jim. I'm currently a volunteer dog walker for Dupage County Animal Services and have been for over 3 years. I even adopted my current dog from them. I'm comfortable with dogs of any breed or size. I've also boarded and dog sat for friends and relatives many times and have enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to meeting your pet as well.

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Donna FSouth Elgin, IL

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I have been a dog lover for my whole entire life. The past 30 years I have owned at least one dog and up to three dogs at one time. I love animals, in general, I’ve had many animals, including a bird, hamster, bunnies, and fish. I have watched dogs for my friends and relatives and I have walked dogs for my neighbors.

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

Hannah SSouth Elgin, IL

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Hi my name is Hannah- I've had dogs in my life since I was very young and absolutely love them. I have experience with all kinds of different breeds and personalities and have yet to meet one who didn't steal my heart. I only want what is best for you and your dog and I'm looking forward to meeting them!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Carole GSouth Elgin, IL

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“Love Dogs”

Hello. My name’s Carole and I am looking forward to being your dog(s)’s Walker. I have a huge heart and my love for dogs spills over. I am a respectful, passionate and responsible person who will treat your home and pet(s) just the same as if they are my own. They’re going to get pets and loving praise before, during, and after the walk. Proudly servicing all of DuPage County.

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Janet DSouth Elgin, IL

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I love dogs and can't wait to make friends with the next one I meet! We grew up with dogs and I've had dog(s) for many many years. Good manners and behavior are important so it follows that training is too!

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Dog Walking in South Elgin

South Elgin is nestled in the Fox River Valley of Kane County. Since the Fox River runs right through this community, it’s safe to say there are plenty of beautiful natural spaces for canine citizens to enjoy. This town also has six top notch veterinary clinics, so local pups know great care is readily available.

The Fox River Trail is a 45 mile trail that stretches across several cities and two counties. Fur-tunately, South Elgin has a portion of the trail right in its own backyard. Enjoy pawsome riverfront scenery and a wooded setting as your pooch gets some exercise. Take your pup for a lazy stroll or pick up the pace and go for a brisk jog. The paved path runs through County Park, so if your buddy wants a quick change of scenery, veer off the trail and take a couple laps around it. Drinking fountains are available here, so make sure your pup stays hydrated. The Fox River Trail also runs past SEBA Park. This park has a playground, fishing area, picnic facilities, and open fields. This is a great spot to take a break from your walk and let your pup rest her paws.

Several other parks and natural open spaces make this place one dog friendly village!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in South Elgin

South Elgin South

48
Population Density
1,280 per sq. mi.

South Elgin South

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Next time your pup needs a walk, head over to the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve. Located right on a bend of the Fox River, this beautiful space is a favorite among anglers, bird watchers, and of course dog walkers. Wander through the woodlands with your furry pal at your side, then stop by the river and let him dip his paws in the cool water. Be sure to follow the Riverbend Trail to the natural eight foot high waterfall. If you’d like to continue your walk along the river, just hop on the Fox River Trail and head north or south for some additional mileage.  

Wild Meadow

36
Population Density
2,178 per sq. mi.

Wild Meadow

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The Jim Hansen Park is a favorite among local athletes. This sports lover’s park has ball fields, soccer fields, sport courts, and a sand volleyball court. During games, there is even a concession stand open. Your four legged athlete will love socializing in this fun atmosphere. She’ll also love taking some laps around the paved walking path that runs around the park’s perimeter. Jog or run to get her heart rate pumping, then cool down with a slow walk through the grassy fields.  Drinking fountains are available, so bring a bowl and make sure she has plenty of water after her workout. 

South Elgin Village Center

24
Population Density
2,178 per sq. mi.

South Elgin Village Center

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Treat your furry BFF to a walk in Pickerel Point Park. This quiet park is located on a piece of land that juts into the Fox River, and is a perfect place to retreat to after a long day. Your four legged walking buddy will love trotting around this peaceful setting while enjoying the sounds of nature. The shore of the park is also a favorite fishing spot since it is not in the river’s current. Head over to the wildlife observation deck to get a great view of the river and surrounding woodlands. A trip to this park will definitely refresh your pup’s spirit. 

Bowes Rd

12
Population Density
1,654 per sq. mi.

Bowes Rd

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The Otter Creek Forest Preserve is a great place for some doggy cardio. Since it’s conveniently located in the neighboring city of Elgin, it’s only a few miles from South Elgin. Clip on your pup’s leash and head over for a pawsome walk through a variety of terrains including tallgrass prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. The Main Loop is .61 miles and the West Loop is 25 miles. If you have a super energetic pup, you may need to circle the loops a couple times.  Picnic facilities are available, so bring a lunch and a treat for your pooch and stay for the afternoon. 

Southwest Elgin

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Population Density
343 per sq. mi.

Southwest Elgin

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If your dog is begging for a walk, grab her leash and head over to Bowes Creek Woods Forest Preserve. This natural space is located in Elgin and is only a 15 minute drive from South Elgin. The preserve is named after the Bowes Creek, a small stream that wanders through the property. A network of six trails weaves throughout the area and takes you through prairies and groves of oak trees. The total combined mileage of the trails is 2.25 miles, so your pal will get plenty of exercise. No bones about, this walk will make one happy hound out of your pooch!