Dog walking in Sycamore

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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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Caitlin MSycamore, IL

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“Happy trails makes for wagging tails!”

My goal is to make sure your fur babies end our walks happy, healthy, and fulfilled. I am passionate about animal care and well being. I am certified in Pet CPR and First Aid. As a pet parent myself, I understand that everyday life can take over, and sometimes we need help taking care of our fur babies. I would love to be your pets new friend!

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

Katrina LSycamore, IL

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Hi, my name is Katrina, I love dogs and enjoy taking care of them. I often watch my friends and family’s dogs when needed, most of the time insisting on it. My dog Aero(smith) is about 9 years old and is my inspiration to help other dogs get the walks they need. I want to give you the comfort that your dog is well taken care of while you are away.

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Andrea DSycamore, IL

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Hello, My name is Andrea. I have been around dogs all my life! I know that all dogs are very special and I love catering to their needs! I live in North Aurora and will be available around the area! I am looking forward to meeting and caring for your dog!

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Martin RSycamore, IL

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I have over 40 years of pet rearing, handling and training experience. I seem to have the knack of getting along with every animal that I come in contact with. I am especially proud of how quickly I learn their individual mannerisms and personalities which in turn makes the bonding and trust phase seamless.

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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

Jaylene TSycamore, IL

4.9

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““Jaylene the dog walking queen””

Hi! My name is Jaylene and I love being outside and active. I have had dogs my whole life and love playing with them! I can’t wait to meet your furry friend!

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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

Samantha BSycamore, IL

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I’ve grown up with dogs. I adopted my girl Jill about 6 months ago, she turned 7 after the first month. My heart goes out to those older shelter pups and I’ve dedicated myself to rescuing those “less desirable” doggos. I consider any dog a puppy no matter their age. Love small and large dogs!

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Jason WSycamore, IL

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“Love, live, laugh”

Growing up I always had a dog. I would take them for long walks even in the winter, growing up in Chicago. I have a dog currently and she gets the best food long walks, dog park visits, and play dates with other dogs. She is my fur baby.

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

Sheri GSycamore, IL

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Hi. I'm Sheri! I'm a lifelong dog owner, lover and trainer. With an appreciation for the benefits of daily dog walking I also understand how personal and professional schedules can make it difficult. I am blessed with the time to walk my own dog and take him to the bark park daily. I thought it would be enjoyable to offer my services to others as well.

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Laura LSycamore, IL

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“Wet noses, Wiggly tails and Wag walking, my fave!”

Hi my name is Laura! I grew up with the two most wonderful dogs who were always there for me and showed me what it was like to care for a furry best friend. Animals are important to me and I am excited to have a job where they are the priority! Wag is awesome to be apart of because I get to be that person for your furbaby to get them outside during the day while you’re away. Always know they are in good hands with me and that they will be getting lots of attention, treats, and a great walk! :)

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Sabrina SSycamore, IL

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“Lover of all furry friends!”

Hello everyone! My name is Sabrina and I’m a second year graduate student studying Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Illinois University! I have always had a passion for animals and have been taking care of them from a very young age. I have spent my time volunteering at PAWs animal shelter and have cared for multiple animals in the past, ranging from snakes to ducks! I always make sure to treat every animal as my own and always enjoy meeting a new furry friend!

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Dog Walking in Sycamore

The town of Sycamore, Illinois, is the county seat of DeKalb County, and is named after the lovely sycamore tree. Sycamore embodies classic, small town mid-america vibes with its friendly nature and charm. As you wander through the historic buildings on your walk with Fido, you’ll find plenty of parks and nature paths along the way! These parks combined with the two veterinary clinics in town, make it a breeze to give your pup the healthy active lifestyle he or she deserves!

One of the favorite neighborhood hangs to check out with your canine companion is the Sycamore Lake Rotary Park. This park has a walking path that meanders through peaceful wooded areas and around the scenic Sycamore Lake. Other amenities include picnic tables, restrooms, play structures and a fishing pier. Leashed dogs are welcome to join in on the fun, of course! Just don’t forget the waste bags and dog treats.

If you’re just in Sycamore for a visit, you don’t need to go far to find a place to crash with your road dog! Jane Fargo Hotel welcomes dogs of any size for an extra fee, and offers a free continental breakfast.

With all of these fur-tastic activities and amenities that are pet-friendly, Sycamore is sure to get your pup’s tail wagging!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Sycamore

Sycamore City Center

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Population Density
2,192 per sq. mi.

Sycamore City Center

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The bustling City Center isn’t short on peaceful green space that you and your pupper can escape to! The Sycamore Community Park is what all the dogs are barking about. This park has restrooms, picnic tables, a large variety of athletic fields and playgrounds. Possibly the best part is the woofderful walking trails to be found here. The park connects to the Great Western Nature Trail. This trail is approximately 17 miles, starting in Sycamore and continuing all the way to the town of Saint Charles. Dogs are welcome throughout the park and on the trails as long as they stay leashed and are picked up after. When your stomach is growling, head over to Shawn’s Coffee Shop and Gourmet Deli. Here you can enjoy a cup of joe next to you best pal at one of the outdoor pet friendly tables.

Heron Creek Estates

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Population Density
854 per sq. mi.

Heron Creek Estates

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The neighborhood of Heron Creek Estates is chalk full of friendly urban parks to explore and relax in. One great option is the Old Mill Park, located on N Main St. Here you can find sprawling mowed grassy areas that your pup will love to sniff and play on. Features also include restrooms, play structures and a walking path. Don’t forget to pack a lunch along with the dog biscuits, because there are picnic areas here too! Some smaller park options are the Wetzel Park and Founders Park located in the same neighborhood. When it’s time for a treat, head over to The Country Store and Catering. Here you can enjoy a comforting homemade meal at one of the six outdoor dog friendly tables.

Reston Ponds

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Population Density
2,636 per sq. mi.

Reston Ponds

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The Reston Ponds neighborhood of Sycamore is rightly named, and is full of freshwater ponds, streams, and ways to enjoy them. Between Fulton Lane and Brower Place, you can find a scenic walking trail that surrounds the two ponds there. For some more space to run and play, head over to Kiwanis Park. This park also has a hiking trail, and plenty of large grassy areas. Other amenities include playgrounds, athletic fields, restrooms, and picnic tables. If you and your pup have worked up an appetite after all that playtime, no need to fear, Tom and Jerry’s is near! This restaurant is known as “King of the Gyros” and has a huge outdoor patio where you can hang out with your furry friend!

Charter Grove

12
Population Density
202 per sq. mi.

Charter Grove

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If you and your pup are just itching to get into the great outdoors, the Charter Grove neighborhood is the place to go! This neighborhood is located in the far northeast corner of Sycamore, and is proud home to the Burlington Prairie Forest Preserve. This 35 acre preserve is full of beautiful prairies and wetlands to explore with your doggo. The flora and fauna is plentiful here, and you can enjoy the rolling meadows of wildflowers along the hiking paths to be found in this park. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their two-legged friends here, but be sure to bring waste bags and follow the “Leave no Trace” policy.

South 1st Street

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Just to the south of Sycamore, the larger town of DeKalb has tons of dog-friendly places to explore! A great option is Prairie Park, located in the South 1st Street neighborhood. This park is just a 15 minute drive away from Sycamore, and has picnic tables, disc golf, and plenty of grassy space and shade trees. One of the main features of this park, is the South Branch Kishwaukee River that flows through it. Along the river, you can find a multi-use paved pathway, just perfect for you and your pup to enjoy the sounds of the babbling brook on your morning walk. Leashed dogs are welcome here, as long as they get picked up after! If you want to stay a while in this neighborhood, head over to the Travel Inn Dekalb. They allow pets of any size for a small additional fee.