Dog walking in Woodstock

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Flexible scheduling

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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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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 MWoodstock, IL 60098

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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, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Debi RWoodstock, IL 60098

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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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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Trisha WWoodstock, IL 60098

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“Best way to spend a day is with a dog!!”

I'm a certified dog trainer through ABC .I also have a associates degree in Veterinary Assistance. I have 20 years experience in training, grooming, administrating medications and shots. I love dogs of all types. I raise and compete Chinese cresteds. 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 .

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Puppy care

Karen GWoodstock, IL 60098

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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 PWoodstock, IL 60098

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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 FWoodstock, IL 60098

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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

Jennifer SWoodstock, IL 60098

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Hi! My name is Jen and I have been a Wag! Walker for a year and a half now. I love this job because I love dogs and I love being outside. I always think safety first when it comes to walking your pup. I keep dogs away from the street, other animals, and anything that might trigger them to pull. I can't wait to meet your pup. Happy Wagging!

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Michele ZWoodstock, IL 60098

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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

Michael KWoodstock, IL 60098

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My goal is to make sure your furry member of the family has the best experience possible. I have the most experience with lazy cocker spaniels and very high energy sight hounds. I can confidently promise you that your pets safety is my top priority while giving them a walk that is sure to tucker them out!

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Joe MWoodstock, IL 60098

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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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Dog Walking in Woodstock

Northwest from Chicago, Illinois, lies the community of Woodstock, Illinois. This splendid city is a favorite among tourists and dog owners alike for different reasons. The many festivals, historic buildings, and traditions make Woodstock a unique place. The sprawling woodlands of North Illinois allow an active lifestyle, with or without dogs.

Woodstock, Illinois, is part of McHenry County. There are two state parks in this county (Moraine Hills State Park and Glacial Park) and more than 20,000 acres conserved land. Woodstock is the perfect environment for those who want to break away from the busy city. Not only humans are in love with this area; horses and dogs enjoy exploring the woods of Woodstock.

Dog owners that do not wish to venture out in the woods but are looking for a way for their dogs to get some much-needed exercise are best served by the Bull Valley Dog Park. This newly opened off-leash dog park is fully fenced and offers 7 acres of playground for dogs to run around without a care in the world.

There are multiple pet-friendly hotels in Woodstock, Illinois, including Super 8 Woodstock and Best Western Woodstock Inn. It is, therefore, easy to plan a visit to Woodstock with animals.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Woodstock

Woodstock

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
307 per sq. mi.

Woodstock

48

Woodstock Illinois is a small city, but don’t let that fool you! It provides plenty of shopping, eating, recreation, entertainment and outdoor areas for you and your pup to get some fresh air. Bull Valley Dog Park is a 7-acre off-leash, fenced-in dog park that offers planned activities throughout the year! Public House of Woodstock-Paws on the Patio is a fundraising event that donates 10% of all purchases to the Animal House Shelter. Bark-a-Paw-Looza is a free event that provides music, service providers, raffle prizes and face painting, with all proceeds and donations being given to the Rescued Dog Resource Center. 

McCollum Lake

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,137 per sq. mi.

McCollum Lake

36

This beautiful residential neighborhood is situated on Lake McCollum and is conveniently located between Highway 31 and Highway 120. McBark Dog Park is 4 acres of open space for off leash dog fun! Be aware, you’ll need to purchase a key card from the city to access the dog park. Prairie Trail is one of many rail trails that have been repurposed from old railroads and corridors, making them an excellent way to get exercise with your four-legged companion. There is a local PetSmart and PETCO where you can pick up dog food, treats, toys and more. 

Crystal Lake

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,935 per sq. mi.

Crystal Lake

24

Crystal Lake is a gorgeous city just 17 minutes away from Woodstock that offers easy access to Crystal Lake, Three Oaks Recreation Area, and Crystal Lake Country Club! Hound Town Dog Park allows dogs to romp and play off-leash in a fenced, 3-acre area! Just remember to bring your own water. You can also access the Prairie Trail from Crystal Lake, so lace up your best walking shoes and hit the road! Banfield Pet Hospital is conveniently located inside the PetSmart and offers medical care for a variety of pets. If you’re wanting to grab a bite to eat and want to bring Fido, try That’s Amore Pizza, or Crystal Lake Brewing!

Wonder Lake

12
Population Density
114 per sq. mi.

Wonder Lake

12

This quaint yet spacious locale offers locals the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with their pups! Glacial Park is a beautiful forest preserve with rolling hills, lots of prairie land, and even a river that encompasses over 3,400 acres! Hike to the top of the high hills to view a beautiful prairie below. You’ll definitely want to bring a camera for this one. Just make sure to keep Fido on a leash at all times. In case you didn’t hit the Prairie Trail in Crystal Lake or McCollum Lake, you can access it here, too. Don’t forget to bring some water and a couple of snacks for yourself and Fido -- you two are sure to be doggone tired after this adventure!

McHenry

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Population Density
775 per sq. mi.

McHenry

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The city of McHenry is just 20 minutes from Woodstock and offers gorgeous views of the Fox River. You’ll also have access to several parks, country clubs, and a hospital. Moraine Hills State Park offers bike trails, boating, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, and hiking on their 2,200 acres! Dogs are allowed on leash and must be picked up after. Creekside, Indian Ridge, Wheeler, Knox, and Cold Springs Park all allow leashed pups to accompany their humans and enjoy the amenities they have to offer. The hardest part about coming to McHenry will be deciding what to do first!