Dog walking in Yorkville

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How it works

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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Maura BYorkville, IL

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“Dogs are family!”

Please call me Max(he/him)! I have loved dogs and all other animals my whole life. I have several years of experience with all ages, sizes and energy levels in dogs, and I am accommodating to every dog's needs. I love every single dog I meet and their health and happiness is my #1 priority

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Marcy RYorkville, IL

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I am Marcy and have had a passion for animals all my life! I am amazed by the loyalty, love and devotion that dogs have for us human beings and I love to give back to these sweet creatures by taking care of them. I have 3 rescue dogs of my own that are truly members of our family. I can't wait to meet your 4 legged loved one and give them love and care for you!

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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

Andrea DYorkville, 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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Hannah MYorkville, IL

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Hello and thank you for your interest in me! I am Hannah and I am a lifelong dog owner. I love dogs, walking, and the outdoors. Wag let's me work and fulfill all three of my passions! I would love to meet your dog(s) and give them the exercise they love and the daily outdoor break(s) they need. See you soon!

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Mike MYorkville, IL

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Greetings fellow fur-baby dads/moms! My name is Mike and I have two pups of my own that I play with and look after regularly. I've been a pack member all my life & I can most certainly say I have raised those dogs as much as they have raised me. My plan is to learn your pup’s unique personality and treat them accordingly, in order to provide a positive walker-pup relationship. I invite you to reach out for an in-person meet-and-greet or if you & your best friend need another a buddy for the day!

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Cindy KYorkville, IL

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“There is no such thing as a bad dog!”

I have loved animals since I was a little girl and have always favored dogs!!Currently, I am the proud fur-mom of Bosco, my 9 year old Boxer/Lab. I have over 15 years of experience pet sitting and caring for dogs. Your pets safety is my priority! I can guarantee a fun walk every time and love spoiling your babes!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Michelle FYorkville, IL

4.9

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“From poodle, cats to Pit bulls I love them all!!”

I’m an athletic, animal lover who has decades of experience w/so many different kinds of animals: newborns, abused rescues, raccoons to senior dogs that need medication, I do it all! My oldest dog was almost 20yrs old, she was blind & I would cook her fav meals. Before I got her years ago they almost put her to sleep b/c she was going blind; I couldn’t allow it. I feel b/c of my TLC I gave her an extra decade on her life. These animals need our love & protection. I have no breed preferences.

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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

Nicole HYorkville, IL

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“I am so excited to meet your sweet pup!”

Hi there! I am very excited to care for your dog! I had a yellow lab for 9 years and I now have two Persian cats at home. I love animals and being active. I can even take your dog for a run if you wish. I am currently in grad school studying nutrition.

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Martin RYorkville, 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

Keith MYorkville, IL

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“I will sing for your pet.”

Hi, I'm Keith! I worked with every breed under the sun, from Chihuahuas to English Mastiffs, during my 5 years volunteering with the Metro Area Animal Adoption Association in Detroit. Due to allergies in the family I cannot live with animals anymore. Wag! has given me the opportunity to resume this passion, for which I am grateful.

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Dog Walking in Yorkville

Around 50 miles west of Chicago, you’ll find the inviting and pet-friendly city of Yorkville, Illinois. Tucked into Kendall County, with easy access from the Illinois highway, Yorkville is a final location for pet parents looking for a new adventure with their doggos. Locals call Yorkville "the city with the heart of a river." Yorkville rests up against The Fox River, which flows swiftly into the Illinois River — giving your pup plenty of opportunities to hike alongside the water and splash in the shallows. Because of the Fox River, Yorkville residents often take up canoeing, kayaking, and hiking. A hot spot for all three is Silver Spring State Park, which is just west of Yorkville.

There are 3 veterinarians in Yorkville, with plenty more in the surrounding area. Pet parents also take comfort with the 6 groomers in town and 4 pet shops which pamper your pooch and make sure he has what he needs. Other inviting places for the pooches in town are the dog-friendly restaurants with outdoor dining and mouthwatering meals. You can work up an appetite at Steven G. Bridge Park, then head over to Mike & Denise's Pizzeria & Pub for a slice with Fido!

The charming, invitational allure is something no one needs to "paw-nder" over in Yorkville!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Yorkville

Bristol

48
Population Density
816 per sq. mi.

Bristol

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Do your dog love peanuts and cracker jacks? Then he'll love the Steven G. Bridge Park in the Bristol neighborhood! The park is baseball-themed and has wide open fields for a game of fetch. Or, you can make a picnic and watch a ball game. The park has three baseball fields, a bike trail, and all the amenities for you and your puppers. Once your stomachs are rumbling, head to Mike & Denise's for some authentic Chicago deep-dish. You can build your own or get one of the specialty pizzas. Mike & Denise's also have plenty of options in burgers, wraps, and pasta.

Fields of Farm Colony

36
Population Density
584 per sq. mi.

Fields of Farm Colony

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Does your dog love the Midwestern take on "Bark-B-Q?" Then the Fields of Farm Colony is the neighborhood for him. Smokey's Wood Pit BBQ calls this place home! At Smokey's, you can pull up with your pup. Then pull out feeling satiated after a plate of finger-lickin' deliciousness. The key to a good barbecue joint is just as much in the sides as it is in the sauce. Smokey's has some great sides, like their homemade mac n' cheese, coleslaw, and cornbread. These sides pair well with a brisket plate or a wood-fired "Pit Boss," piled with beef brisket, pulled pork, onion rings, and slaw!

Heartland

24
Population Density
2,172 per sq. mi.

Heartland

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Does your dog love strolls around the park so he can see the whole community hanging out? Then he'll love Hiding Spot Park in the Heartland neighborhood. Built by 100 volunteers from the neighborhood, Hiding Spot is a 1.6-acre park that has a music-themed playground equipment, a walking trail for Fido, and picnic shelters for the whole family — four-legged and two! After a day at the park, you can head down to Salsa Verde for some fresh Mexican food where Fido can join you while you feast.

Reservation Road

12
Population Density
584 per sq. mi.

Reservation Road

12

Is your dog really laid-back and enjoys lazy afternoons curled up by your feet as you enjoy a cup of tea? If this description meets the canine, then Reservation Road is the neighborhood for your "doge." Within Reservation Road is Emerson Creek Tearoom & Pottery — a quaint pottery shop that also serves a full lunch. You can get entrees like the Holiday Flower Pot Salad made with greens, Swiss chard, and kale, grilled chicken, roasted beets, fried goat cheese, apples, cranberries, and pecans. Your dog is more than welcome to enjoy Emerson Creek with you for various events like the Backroads Vintage Market.

Circle Center

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Population Density
695 per sq. mi.

Circle Center

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Does your dog crave the great outdoors and love to sniff out everything nature has to offer? He needs to live in the western swath of Yorkville, in the Circle Center neighborhood. Here, Fido will have quick access to parks like the Harris Forest Preserve. Harris has over 2.5 miles of hiking trails immersed in Oaks and Maples. You can climb over bridges with ravines and wetlands beneath you, or grill out in one of the 7 shelter areas. If you keep heading west in Circle Center, you'll also find Silver Spring Wildlife Area. Silver Springs is 1,350 acres of preserved forest running alongside Yorkville's Fox River. Fido's gonna love it!