Dog walking in East Chicago

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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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Janet VEast Chicago, IN

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Hi my name is Janet and I can't wait to meet your dog !I'm a huge dog lover , and have had over 3 plus years of dog walking and pet sitting experience in recent years.I'm also a pet parent to a 9 year old Min Pin/Chihuahua mix named Nacho. I look forward to providing excellent pet care to Wag clients both new and old.

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Jory HEast Chicago, IN

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My name is Jory, I love to travel and experience new things. Meeting dogs of all kinds is one of my favorite things to do. I frequently care for friends and family's dogs in a variety of breeds and sizes. I look forward to meeting your best friend!

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Dan SEast Chicago, IN

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I have been surrounded by dogs my entire life and I learned to appreciate and care for dogs at a young age. I find myself the most content while I am around my furry friends. I can assure you that your dog will be in loving and caring hands under my safekeeping. I am looking forward to meeting you and your furry friend!

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Stacy BEast Chicago, IN

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“Giving the best care to our furry family members”

My name is Stacy I have a real passion for caring for all kinds of furry family members. I also have gained many years experience from volunteering at shelters I have taken classes to be a veterinarian assistant. I have experience in caring for senior dogs, puppies and Special Needs animals. It would be my pleasure to give my time and attention to taking care of your furry friends I also have been a dog walker for wag for almost 2 years and have gained very good experience so let me be your pet

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Service training, Puppy training

Crystal SEast Chicago, IN

4.9

(1336)

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* If interested, do direct request and Ill take care of your walk. *This is my 6th year dog walking, and I love it. Im dependable, reliable, communicative, attentive to your pets needs and yours! Ill make you feel at easy, that your pet is in good hands. Will your at work or while on vocation: your pet is treated like family!

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Jasmine SEast Chicago, IN

4.9

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Hi i'm Jasmine! I was born and rasied in Chicago and have had a passionate desire to work with animals my whole life! Professionally, I was a caretaker at an animal shelter, was a caretaker at a therapeutic farm for people with disabilities, and I currently volunteer with several rescues and shelters. I am also a full time student in downtown Chicago who transitions foster cats and dogs. I look forward to meeting you and your furry family members!

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Agustin GEast Chicago, IN

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Hi! I'm Agustin, I've been walking with Wag for two years now in the Chicagoland area and absolutely adore meeting new furry friends. Don't hesitate to ask for special requests!

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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Robert MEast Chicago, IN

4.9

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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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tamara WEast Chicago, IN

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Hi, I'm Tam! I am a 24 year old grad student and a devoted dog lover. I have day care experience with dogs of all sizes from minature poodles to mastiffs, as well as puppies and senior dogs. I dog sit for my friends and family when they are on vacation. I love meeting new dogs! I like to treat dogs like they are part of the family. As a walker I am committed to treating your dog with the love and care that he or she deserves! I will make sure your Wag! experience is as positive as possible!

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Jennifer BEast Chicago, IN

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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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Dog Walking in East Chicago

Nicknamed Indiana Harbor, East Chicago is a city in the heart of Lake County. The city offers a three-route bus service that allows pets that fit in carry-on bags. East Chicago has numerous dog-friendly activities to enjoy. The local river, Grand Calument, is thirteen miles and primarily flows into Lake Michigan. Enjoy a peaceful walk with your dog down the paths of this beautiful river. You can view the Marktown Historic District that was built in 1917. Jeorse Park and beach are also great places to not only take Fido, but also families too! In East Chicago, you can also see the Indiana Harbor and Ship canal.

There are several pet-friendly Airbnb rentals to choose from in East Chicago. Although all rentals vary in location and house rules, the prices of renting are fairly cheap, with little to no pet fees. There are several nearby cities that offer a wide selection of dog-friendly restaurants to choose from and enjoy. Hammond, Indiana is a neighboring city to East Chicago that takes around fifteen minutes to get to from downtown East Chicago. Hammond has a delicious restaurant called Zel’s Roast Beef that prides itself on serving tasty American eats, such as hot dogs and sausage dogs, chicken, and seafood.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in East Chicago

Chicago

48
Dog Parks
16 parks

Population Density
2,120 per sq. mi.

Chicago

48

Although East Chicago, located in Indiana, has no dog parks of its own, it is only twenty-three miles away from the city of Chicago, located in Illinois. East Chicago is home to a staggering sixteen dog parks! Each park has a different theme, different amenities, and has different sizes. It would be hard for you and your pup to not fall in love with at least one of these parks. Once you’re done exploring the parks, make sure you check out one of the dog-friendly shopping areas, boat tours or bustling city streets in the heart of the windy city.

Highland

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,439 per sq. mi.

Highland

36

Less than nine miles from East Chicago is the city of Highland, Indiana. Highland is home to one dog park, Wicker Memorial Dog Park. This dog park has everything you could possibly want in a dog park. It is completely fenced in, so your pup does not need to be leashed. It also has plenty of seating, shade and toys for you and your pooch! However, the park does require a permit, which you can attain by providing proof of vaccinations and paying a small fee. This is a small price to pay for access to a such a secure, lovely dog park. 

Crown Point

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
691 per sq. mi.

Crown Point

24

If you drive nearly twenty-five miles from your home in East Chicago, you can visit Crown Point, home to Dogwood Run at Lemon Lake County Park. This dog park is one of the largest dog parks that you or your pup will ever set paws in! It is approximately fourteen acres in size. It is not fenced in, but does not require dogs to wear leashes. For this reason it is important to keep an eye on your pooch, as it is easy for them to run off and get separated from you. Your dog should respond well to voice commands, too. And don’t forget to bring doggie waste bags and water.

Munster

12
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,118 per sq. mi.

Munster

12

Located only eleven miles from East Chicago is Munster, IN. Munster is home to only one dog park, the Centennial Dog Park. It is located right next to a large body of water, making it unique from other dog parks in the area. It is also separated into zones according to dog size, and has plenty of amenities such as shade, seating and water fountains. Furthermore, the park is only for members, so be sure to look into membership requirements before taking your pooch to play. Trust us, the short drive to Munster is definitely worth the trip!

Tinley Park

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
2,991 per sq. mi.

Tinley Park

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Tinley Park is nearly thirty miles from East Chicago, but Fido will bark his praises if you make the drive. This locale is home to one dog park, the Bremen Grove Off Leash Area. This very new park is in tip-top shape because it’s brand-spankin’-new. It is a completely fenced-in patch of land with two gates and two zones for small and large dogs. Your dog will be able to run freely and play until they tire themselves out. This park is often frequented by locals so you are bound to make some new friends! It is a wonderfurr place to take your favorite four-legged buddy for a pawesome day out!