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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.
Hi! I'll be a senior at Notre Dame this year and would love to spend time with dogs while I can't have one of my own. I have experience dog sitting and recently had the chance to help foster a homeless dog. I love all kinds of dogs and I am a responsible person who you can trust with your pet. I'm comfortable being around any size dog and can handle a lot of energy!
Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
My name is Antonio and I am very pet friendly and would love to take your dog for a fine walk. I have a dog of my own which is a 3 year old pit/terrier mix.
Hello! My name is Michaela. I am an all animal lover, as I grew up with multiple dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits, fish, and turtles! I have also often pet-sat for my neighbors! I am currently a college student wanting to incorporate dogs into my life while away from home! I am excited to take care of your furry best friend!
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
Hello! My name is Alex. I am a student at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. I live in the south suburbs of Chicago. I absolutely love dogs! I grew up with dogs in my house as well as in neighbors, friends, and other relatives’ homes. Since I was a kid it has always been my job to care for and clean up after my pets. I am very comfortable with both big and small dogs! I have been around dogs my whole life and I can’t wait to meet you and your best friend!
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Hello! My name is Bridget and I am a senior Nursing Student at Saint Mary’s College. I am an experienced pet sitter, dog walker, and animal lover!
I love all animals. I am a mother of an English Shepherd. I have a high energy level and love the outdoors and being active. I am a kind, patient and giving, I am not threatening and have found that almost all household pets attract to me quickly and easily. It is important to me that everyone is treated with respect including your pets. I am known to go above and beyond and will more than meet any of your expectations. I am easy to talk to and communicate with so if anything comes up.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Potty training, Puppy training
Hello! I am a big time dog lover and lover of the outdoors. My family has a Spaniel.. spaniels are dear to my heart! But I have also dog sat and house sat plenty of times. I've watched dogs from golden retrievers, mutts, wheaten terriers, Yorkers, bichon frise and a few others. I am comfortable with a lot of dogs! I'd love to spend quality time with your dog and make them feel so loved :)
Hi! I have been a dog walker in the city for about 2 years now and have loved every second. I enjoy exploring the city but it is even more fun when accompanied by a sweet pup. I am active, kind, and dependable so you can trust me with your furry loved one!
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
Hey guys! I'm Elsie and I love dogs. I have had dogs all my life and worked with dogs all my life. I have a Shepherd mix named Myka. From walks to sittings to volunteering at shelters, I've done it all. Socializing dogs is my favorite. I'm hardworking, like to keep active and will always put your dog's safety first, as I would do my own. Look forward to meeting your pup!
Hi there, I’m Austen! I am an animal lover, all shapes and sizes. I’ve grown up with every type of pet, you name it. My clothes are always covered in fur, and I’m 100% okay with that. I believe a pet is part of the family, and I can’t wait to meet yours!
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Although the village of Galien sprawls out over nearly 300 acres, it has only 531 residents. It also has very few parks -- only one within the city limits. However, its location makes it a great place for you and your pooch.
Galien is surrounded by a number of parks where you and your pup can enjoy some sun and beautiful nature. It is also near many large cities that have plenty of restaurants, shops, and activities where you can take your furry friend. Plus, this small town has a lot of character. You will find many small restaurants and shops and a total lack of chain retailers. This brings the town together and makes the community stronger. If you take your pup for a walk through the city, you will likely see many of the same people who could even become your friends.
However, parks and cities are not the only places where you can spend some time with your pooch near Galien. Luckily, the village is near Lake Michigan. Although spending some time near the lake is pretty much impossible in cold winter months, it is a great place to spend time on hot summer days.
If you're bored of walking along Galien's sidewalks, head to the northernmost part of the city, where you'll find the Village of Galien Park. This park is a completely bare bones park with not much to do or see. However, it is a stretch of green, grassy area where you take your pup for a fun time outside. Even though there are no toys or amenities, your pup will be able to enjoy the sun and rolling around in the grass. Just be sure to take your own leash, toys, water and doggie poop bags.
Drive only fifteen minutes from Galien to Buchanan, where you will find Fullers Resort and Campground. This campground has plenty for you, your pooch, and the entire family to see and do! It is located right in front of a park with a large lake. This lake has plenty of activities for you and your pooch. You can do a few laps around the lake and get in some exercise, or rent a boat and take your pooch out on the water to read, relax, or fish. Just make sure you get your pooch a life vest if you go out on the water!
If you are a Galien resident, you are lucky, because you are only fifteen minutes away from the city of Bridgman, where you will find Warren Dunes State Park. This park is over 300 acres in size. And the best part? It is a wonderful mixture of park and beach! You will find a large forest area with plenty of maple trees, many hiking trails, stretches of interesting terrain, and scenic spots. When you're done in the forest, you can head to the coast and sit by the water. Just make sure you take a leash with you, as well as some doggie waste bags.
The drive from Galien to Chikaming Township Park and Preserve will take you less than 20 minutes. This preserve is the perfect place to take an active pooch! This large preserve has prairies, mountains, a lake, and plenty of hiking trails. Trust us -- after a day in this park, your pooch will be tuckered out and sleeping in the car on the way home! Just make sure you take a leash, water, and plenty of snacks with you. Consider turning this into a day trip and spend some time reading in the forest while your pup explores and sniffs out some new creatures.
Although Potato Creek State Park is located in another state -- Indiana -- it is only a 45-minute drive from Galien. This state park is a gigantic stretch of land with plenty of things to do for you and your most loyal companion. It has archaeological sites, parks, hills, and even a lake for boating and fishing. Just make sure you wear your walking shoes and keep your pooch on a leash, because it is incredibly easy to get lost in this huge park. This is the perfect place for an active pooch and human to spend the day relaxing and exercising!
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