Dog walking in Wonder Lake

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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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Sophie MWonder Lake, IL

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My name is Sophie, and I am a dog lover through and through. My family rescued and trained three dogs while I was growing up, and they were a big part of our family. We were very involved with the rescue that saved our dogs, and I hope to make dog adoption easier for others with my commitment to dog-walking. I was a dog sitter throughout my time in college, and I love walking dogs to give them the exercise and outdoor time they need to be healthy, loving members of the family.

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Tracey DWonder Lake, IL

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I love animals. All kind. I also love working with kids. I am a people person. I am very reliable and friendly. I love to walk. That is my enjoyment time in the evening, to walk my dog. I help out all my neighbors and friends with their animals when they need me. I work for a couple hours a day at an elementary school. I am married and have 3 teenage kids. I have one dog. I would like to have more animals.

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Trisha WWonder Lake, IL

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I am a certified dog trainer through ABC with an associates degree in Veterinary Assistance with 20 years experience. I managed Hogan Kennels in Ingleside for 14 years and my responsibilities included: training, grooming, administrating medications and shots. I love dogs of all types and currently own rottweilers and Chinese cresteds. I also raise and compete Chinese cresteds. I have several championships under my belt in AKC of which I'm very proud of. I have a few long term clients that I have the pleasure of grooming, training, pet setting , walking and feeding. I can provide references upon request. I am a very passionate about dogs, my clients and my own. They are my first priority in my life. Thank you, Trisha Wong

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Karen GWonder Lake, IL

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Dogs delight me. They always have. I love them more each day. I have been a pet care professional for 23 years. I share my life with Gaby, Charlotte and 3 cats. I have experience with almost every dog breed, age and temperament. I look forward to meeting your fur baby.

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Amanda PWonder Lake, IL

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Rain, snow, or shine walks are important to me whatever the weather is! I have owned and cared for multiple dogs & have always had a heart & compassion for all animals. I love being out doors & traveling around with my own German Pinscher. With years of experience, I can treat your furry family member like a king/queen & they will get the best care under my time being with them. I can’t wait to meet your bestfriend!

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Rosalind FWonder Lake, IL

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“I really and truly love my job walking dogs!!”

Hi I’m Rosalind, but I go by Rose. I am 31 years old, a single mom of two, I have a boxer named Gambit 5. I worked for Riser Animal Hospital as a Vet Tech in 2009. I have also worked with rescues and pet stores were I was involved in training, grooming, giving medicine, and microchips. I have always had a passion and love for all animals. I love being outside. I enjoy walking, going for runs, and playing in the park. I can’t wait to meet all different dogs and breeds.

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

Nathan RWonder Lake, IL

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My name is Nathan, I'm from the northern suburbs of Chicago. I am 18, and I've been around dogs my entire life. My Grandpa runs an animal rescue and has had hundreds of dogs that I've interacted with. I grew up with an Alaskan Malamute named Max, a Shar-Pei mix named Sophie, a Bull Terrier Mix named Oreo, and a Yorkie mix named Buddy. I've had lots of experience with many different types of dogs, and I really look forward to meeting even more!

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Michele ZWonder Lake, IL

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“Kindred Compassionate Canine Care”

I am a high school educator, artist, outdoor enthusiast, and animal lover. I have taken care of dogs most of my life. I enjoy walking, playing, and caring for them very much and feel we are kindred spirits. I am totally intrigued by their individual personalities. In the future, I would like to help dogs and their owners create a healthy balance of affection, attention, and discipline for their pups so they feel safe with a true sense of belonging.

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

Joe MWonder Lake, IL

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Hi! I'm a microbiologist by day but caring for dogs is my passion. I've lived with multiple dogs in my household since I was young, in my view they are the single greatest gift our ancestors created for us. I think every dog deserves exercise and fun in their daily lives, and it's a shame that sometimes our busy schedules don't allow us to give them as much as they deserve. I'm glad to be a part of the solution to that problem!

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Lauren LWonder Lake, IL

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“I’ll care for your animals like they are my own!”

I have been a huge dog lover ever since I was a little girl, and love animals in general! I volunteer to walk dogs at two local dog shelters, The Animal House Shelter in Huntley, IL and On Angels Wings in Crystal Lake, IL. I take great pride in being able to walk your dog and promise you I will love and care for your dog like they were my own. I look forward to meeting you and your pup and getting our walk on!

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Dog Walking in Wonder Lake

Wonder Lake is a fairly large village located in McHenry County. The village was incorporated in 1974 and was first called the Village of Sunrise Ridge, but later, the name was changed to match the local lake. Today, this quaint place boasts a steadily growing pupulation, making it the pawfect place to visit or live! No need to worry about veterinary care while you're here; Wonder Lake has its own clinic that will take great care of your sick or injured pup.

A beautiful nature area in Wonder Lake that is worth visiting with your leashed pooch is the Harrison Benwell Park. Doggos are very welcome on the trails and in the picnic areas. The place is very clean and has restrooms for the human visitors. 

If you need an accommodation where you and your pooch can curl up and spend a couple of nights in Wonder Lake, your main option will be the local AirBnB rentals. For more traditional accommodation, you can head 12 miles away to Crystal Lake, or 9 miles away to Woodstock, where you can find a couple of pet-friendly hotels. 

The same applies to restaurants and bars where you can take your pooch to chow down on the outside patio. Woodstock has more than 5 eateries that welcome canine customers, and Crystal Lake offers more than 10! 

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Wonder Lake

Northwest Crystal Lake

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,287 per sq. mi.

Northwest Crystal Lake

48

If you're looking for a place where you can take your pooch to run around and stretch those paws, head to Hound Town Dog Park in Crystal Lake, just 12 miles out of town. This pawesome park offers two separate sections for small and large doggos. The three acres of land will be enough space for your pooch to get some exercise and meet new fur-iends! If you decide to go there, know that you will need a passkey from the parks department. Waste supplies and fresh water are the only things that you'll have to bring with you, other than your pooch!

Winston Knolls

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
867 per sq. mi.

Winston Knolls

36

Around 30 miles away from Wonder Lake, you'll find another pawssible place for your canine buddy to frolic and play. Bo's Run is located in a neighborhood called Winston Knolls in Hoffman Estates. The park is fully fenced and allows doggos to play off-leash in a 2-acre area. The whole area is divided into two sections, so large doggos and small pups can play separately -- and safely! Fresh drinking water is provided on-site, and some agility equipment is available as well. The park requires a membership, so make sure you read up on the requirements before visiting. You'll need to supply your own waste baggies.

Sleepy Hollow Road

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,667 per sq. mi.

Sleepy Hollow Road

24

Ruffly 25 miles away from Wonder Lake, you can visit the Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve, where your doggo can play off-leash in the designated fenced area, or enjoy some on-leash time on the beautiful trails. If you prefer a free, open park, then this is the place for you! Remember to bring waste baggies to clean up after your dog, but you won't have to worry about bringing water since there is water access in the park. If you want to hike but also want your pooch to be off their lead, there is even a trail in the fenced area where you can explore the wooded terrain off-leash!

Prairie View

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
249 per sq. mi.

Prairie View

12

Bull Valley Dog Park is a simple, enclosed doggie heaven that welcomes pooches of all shapes and sizes. It's located just 6.5 miles away from Wonder Lake. Doggies can burn some of that excess energy and explore the place with their newfound fur-iends! Water and poop baggies are not provided here, so if you decide to check out this place, make sure to bring the essentials with you. This 7-acre pup paradise can be used by all the doggos that have a membership. You'll need to purchase a permit before visiting, which requires you to provide proof of current vaccinations.

Ringwood

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Population Density
79 per sq. mi.

Ringwood

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If you want to go for a simple, quick walk with your pooch that's not too far away from Wonder Lake, you should go to the neighboring town of Ringwood, where you can visit Glacial Park. This spacious, family-friendly park is just 6 miles outside of town, making it a convenient place to enjoy your daily walk with Fido. Numerous trails are just waiting to be explored by you and your leashed pooch! If you like water activities, there is a river where you can canoe, kayak, or even fish. Bring water with you, as well as poop baggies for keeping the place clean.