Dog walking in University Park

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

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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Paul DUniversity Park, IL

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I grew up with a Collie named Elsa and in the many years since have become close friends with Maggie, Phoebe, Molly, Mazie, Max, Lacy, Clover and other dogs who have lived in the families of my friends. I love to walk (being very much like a dog in that respect) and I love spending time with dogs. I look forward to going on some great walks with your best friend.

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Robert MUniversity Park, IL

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Hello, my name is Robert and I have been working with dogs for the last year and a half at a dog hotel. While there I’ve been taught how to work with dogs and have worked with many different breeds. I have a Labrador/Jack russel mix and believe me, he is a bundle full of energy. I look forward to getting to know your pup and making sure he has a fully interactive and healthy walk. My ultimate goal is to make sure he/she is well excercised and a happy dog.

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Robert SUniversity Park, IL

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Hello! I’m Rob! My family has always fostered dogs and maintained kennels so I’ve been around dogs my whole life! I’d love the chance to take care of your pooch!

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Jaquan SUniversity Park, IL

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Hello! My name is Jaquan and I've always loved dogs as I grew up with a German Shepard. I can't wait to make your best friend my best friend. See you soon!

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Roxy PUniversity Park, IL

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Hi my name is Roxy, I'm from Chicago. I'm a doggy parent to a 2yr old Pomeranian. I have experience dog walking and dog sitting in the Northside of Chicago as well as around the downtown area. I've worked with different breeds, sizes, & ages. I enjoy spending time with dogs and can't wait to meet yours!

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Fernando TUniversity Park, IL

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Is your pup ready for the best walk ever? I'm Nando from the Oaklawn area and I'm here to give you pup the best experience ever. Your pups will be treated like members of the family. I'll make sure they get walked at least a mile. If time left over we'll play catch in the yard. I also reward all good pups with treats. Don't settle for just any Walker. Are your pups ready to walk with the Nando bear?

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Ryan CUniversity Park, IL

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Hello my name is Ryan. I have been an animal lover all my life. I am currently a happy dog mom of a beagle/Boston terrier mix and I have been dog walking for over 5 years

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Jennifer BUniversity Park, IL

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I love dogs! I know most profiles say that but I really do. They are loyal, smart, fun loving energetic and also wonderful friends. I treat my pets like members of the family. And I will gladly treat yours like family. I have been around pets my whole life. I also volunteered at WSHS for 4 years, so I have lots of hands-on experience with different breeds of dogs. I currently have a German shepherd-pit mix of my own. I look forward to working with you and your dog.

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Ivane RUniversity Park, IL

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Hi! My name is Ivane and I was born and raised in Chicago with two family dogs and two cats. I have always loved animals and currently have one best friend, his name is Albere. He's a Wheaton coat Irish Wolfhound and such a lap dog. I feel confident I can walk any size pup after training my own little giant. My best job ever was being a kennel technician back in 09' at the ACS animal shelter in downtown. I also took a few veterinary technician courses at Fox college. I am looking forward to meeting and getting plenty of exercise and fun in the sun with your furever friend!

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Angel KUniversity Park, IL

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My name is Angel! Growing up, I have been a dog walker and sitter for my neighbors and friends. I've also had experience caring for the dog of a senior living home. I'm looking forward to meeting your furry companions, and giving them an enjoyable walk!

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Dog Walking in University Park

Spread across Cook and Will Counties, you will find the pawsome University Park! This is a furiendly village in Illinois, and over the years it has been called many names, such as Wood Hill and Park Forest South. But, one things for sure, you can have a good time with your doggo here! To make sure that your canine is in good health, there are three veterinary clinics and animal hospitals that are located in University Park that you can visit.

One of the most beautiful places in University Park that you have got to visit with your furry friend is Pine Lake Park! Here there is over 10 acres of peaceful green space that you can explore with your canine, as well as two ponds where you can enjoy the view. There is also the oppawtunity to fish here and there are largemouth bass and catfish that you can catch. You can enjoy a wander around the sniff-tastic trails that are here and there is also shelters with grills and picnic tables where you can enjoy a rest and relax with your beloved companion.

If you want to have a pawsome time outdoors with your canine, head on over to University Park!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in University Park

Governors State U/ University Pky

48
Population Density
1,016 per sq. mi.

Governors State U/ University Pky

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Every pup needs their daily exercise, which means you have got to drop by Craig Park when you are visiting University Park! This is a pawsome place that has lots of open green grass for your canine to run and roam, as well as a walking path where you can go for a leisurely stroll when the weather is nice. At Craig Park, there are also lots of puptastic amenities that you can use with the family, including basketball courts, tennis courts, a baseball field, playground for the kids and restrooms. Parking is also available here.

Monee Village Center

36
Population Density
474 per sq. mi.

Monee Village Center

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To try some dog friendly eateries, head through to the puptown of Monee, which is next to University Park! Here you can head to Culver’s for some delicious food and get your paws into some sandwiches, burgers, soups and salads. There are dog friendly tables outside where you can relax with your canine. If traveling through the area, take a break at the Petro Monee shopping center, where you can find a restaurant that is open 24 hours a day, as well as a travel store stocked with items for your pup, such as treats. Best of all, there is a special area designated for pups to enjoy a little exercise.

Balmoral Dr/ Poplar Ave

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Population Density
1,028 per sq. mi.

Balmoral Dr/ Poplar Ave

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For a pawsome day out with your pooch, head over to Richton Park with your beloved companion! Here you will find the puptastic Glaeser Park where you can enjoy some playtime with your pup and explore 24 acres of land together. There is an open field where you can play fetch and tug of war, as well as a walking path where you can stretch your and your canine’s legs. In addition, other furrific amenities at Glaeser Park you can enjoy include a basketball court, baseball fields, pavilion, playground for the kids, sand volleyball court, restrooms and a soccer field.

Richton Village Center

12
Population Density
2,973 per sq. mi.

Richton Village Center

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To go on an adventure with your furry friend, jump in the car and head to the puptown of Richton Park! Here you will find the pawsome Helen A. Jones Park, where your canine can enjoy some exercise and playtime in the sun. Check out the sniff-tastic trail that goes around the park where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll, as well as plenty of trees that provide shade when it is sunny outside. There are also a bunch of puptastic amenities here you can use, including picnic areas, a playground for the kids, a shelter and a ball field.

Sauk Trl/ Central Park Ave

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Population Density
1,016 per sq. mi.

Sauk Trl/ Central Park Ave

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Not far from University Park, you will find the puptown of Park Forest, which is hope to the pawsome Somonauk Park! Here there is lots of green grass that your pooch will love to explore, as well as a walking path that where you can enjoy a wander during the day. It winds around the whole park, and there are trees that will provide you and your pooch with shade when it is hot outside. There are a lot some furrific amenities that you can use at Somonauk Park, including tennis courts, basketball hoops, picnic tables, grills, restrooms and a pavilion that you can rent.