Dog walking in Vernon Hills

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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 DVernon Hills, 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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Debi RVernon Hills, IL

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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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Martin MVernon Hills, IL

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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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Judy SVernon Hills, 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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Lisa BVernon Hills, IL

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Hi I'm Lisa! I have always loved pets and wanted to be a veterinarian when I was little. While I did not become a vet, I have always had cats and/or dogs in my home and even at some points a lizard, bird or hamster! I love being outdoors and walk pretty much every day, even in the snow and cold! I have a very handsome dog named Bailey who loves to play tug of war and get long belly rubs. I look forward to walking and caring for your beloved doggy and to giving them an awesome walking experience!

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Robert CVernon Hills, IL

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“With walks this good, who needs a catchphrase?”

Hi there! My name is Rob, and I’d love to help take care of your pup! I’m an actor so my schedule tends to be open for lots of walks! I’ve been around dogs my entire life. I’ve taken care of family dogs and friends dogs since I can remember. I do whatever I can to ensure the best walk for your dog!

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Megan RVernon Hills, IL

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Hi, my name is Megan and I can't wait to meet your best buddy! I live in the Chicago-land area and have always loved all animals. I've been in the dog walking/sitting/training business since I was seven years old - my childhood canine companion was a Sheltie that won 10th place at the Indiana State Fair for obedience. I appreciate you letting me be a part of your dog's day and can't wait to meet them!

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Donna FVernon Hills, 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

Gretchen BVernon Hills, IL

4.9

(566)

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“We haven’t met, but I love your dog.”

Hi there! My name is Gretchen and I’m just the walker your doggo has been waiting for! I’ve been a Wag! Walker for about 4 years now and have bonded with dogs of (nearly) every breed, size, and personality. I am currently studying to be a dog trainer through CATCH Canine Academy and am LOVING IT! Dogs have their own unique means of communication and being able to understand their language is critical to a successful and happy walking experience- Guaranteed to keep your pup’s tail waggin’!

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Susan FVernon Hills, IL

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“Compassionate care; honest and reliable service”

Hi! I'm Susan and I've been an animal/nature lover all my life. Dogs have been a part of my family for the past 37 years along with fish and birds. We currently have two rescues, a chiweenie and a lab-shepherd, that are absolute joys. I can't imagine life without companion animals nor the beauty and peace that nature provides. As a Wag! walker, I’m committed to compassionate care and assuring pet safety as well as being respectful of your home and privacy. Kisses and belly rubs galore!

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Dog Walking in Vernon Hills

Visitors will find affluent and pet-friendly neighborhoods in Vernon Hills, Illinois. A little over an hour's drive down 1-94 from Chicago, Vernon Hills is considered a suburb of The Windy City. As a suburb, you get the best of both tail-waggin' worlds, with plenty of great dog-friendly places to eat on top of gorgeous parks where you can walk with your dog. Vernon Hills has a robust population that just keeps growing. There were only around 200 citizens in the 1950s when the suburb was first incorporated, and it's grown immensely since then.

Pet owners love living in Vernon Hills because there are so many options when it comes to taking care of your pup. There are 4 veterinarians, 6 dog groomers, and 20 parks where you can take a stroll with Fido! There are also 10 trails, with trailheads within a 20-minute drive from Vernon Hills, where you can explore the wilderness. If you like to bring your dog with you while you eat out, there are also 16 dog-friendly restaurants that open their doors to the doggos!

It's a good place to be a dog here in Vernon Hills! And, if you can't find what you want or need right in town, you'll find plenty of dog-friendly fun in Vernon Hills' surrounding communities!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Vernon Hills

South Mundelein

48
Population Density
3,031 per sq. mi.

South Mundelein

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Does your dog think that proper Italian marinara should be cooked all day long? If your pup is a gourmand when it comes to authentic Italian food, then the South Mundelein neighborhood in Mundelein, IL has your pup's name on it! Here, you can visit Lauretta’s Italian Bake Shop & Cafe for a plate of Meat Ravioli Bolognese or Chicken Parmigiana. If you're looking for something a little less upscale, you can head to Bill's Pizza & Pub. Bill's has been selling slices since 1957. Grab a slice of your favorite topping with your own "pupperoni'" at Bill's. After eating, you can always walk around Diamond Lake for some relaxing views with your dog!

Central Mundelein

36
Population Density
3,031 per sq. mi.

Central Mundelein

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Does your dog like hanging out with you at the local drinking hole because he knows he'll get some belly scratches? Take a short 9-minute trip to Central Mundelein, which is home to the Tighthead Brewing Company. The brewery is totally dog-friendly and has some great year-round beers you can enjoy with your dog by your side. Try the Irie IPA, Chilly Water APA, or the Boxcar Porter. Usually, on the weekends, local food trucks like Pirogi Jo's and Food For Your Soul will park at Tighthead to serve food. It's always a tail-waggin' party at Tighthead Brewing Company!

New Century Town

24
Population Density
8,048 per sq. mi.

New Century Town

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Does your dog like to live right in the middle of town so he doesn't miss any of the action? Hugged against Big Bear Lake, you'll find the New Century Town neighborhood. You can walk along the lake or visit Century Park, which is also nestled against Big Bear Lake. The park is an arboretum and hosts beautiful trees that tower around the Century Park. After a day playing outside, you can head to Bo Bo Gyros for burgers, wings, and "The World's Best Shakes & Malts." Of course, you can also find gyros at this pet-friendly establishment, with an outside seating area that Fido can call his own!

Saddlebrook

12
Population Density
3,402 per sq. mi.

Saddlebrook

12

Does your dog need a big, open space to run around in? If you live in the Saddlebrook neighborhood, you can visit Deerpath Park, where Fido can get his fix for fetching! The 68-acre park has tons of sports fields, 3 ponds and lakes where fishing is allowed, and a playfield where you can throw a frisbee around. Deerpath is also a great place for a picnic underneath the picnic shelter, which has 4 "bark-b-q" pits. If you would rather eat out, you can head down the street to the Corner Bakery for a pet-friendly meal. The Corner Bakery serves delicious salads, signature sandwiches, and handcrafted pasta like the Bacon Tomato Mac & Three Cheese. If your dog is on his best behavior, maybe you'll feed him some table scraps!

Hawthorn Club

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Population Density
782 per sq. mi.

Hawthorn Club

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Does your dog consider himself an expert food critic with the palate of a five-star chef? Living in Hawthorn Club is living in the pet-friendly food mecca! There are 3 dog-friendly restaurants outside of the fast-food spectrum. You have the choice between  Egg Harbor Cafe for breakfast, Halsted Street Deli for lunch, and Roti Modern Mediterranean for dinner. To wash it all down, you can head to the BeerHead Bar & Eatery for a glass of the Sheeps Baaad Boy on draft. If you're already full, you can also head over to Peterson Park for a relaxing walk through the trees with your favorite four-legged friend!