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571 dog walkers are listed in Chicago, IL

The average rate is $16/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby dog walkers is 3 years

Dog walkers in Chicago, IL

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Emily G.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Sitter + Other Pet Care!

5.0

(52)

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*Fully vaccinated *Own small, medium, & large crates I currently am "parent" to a sweet guinea pig named Praline. I grew up with my family's dog, and have professional experience with all kinds of pets as well; I worked at a dog day care for a few years where I would supervise up to 25 dogs at a time playing in a yard! I have...
Emily can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Boarding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Emily is amazing! We have 3 dogs and she is a wizard at working with them - she walks all 3, does enrichment activities with them, and sends us regular updates on how things are going when we’re gone. And bonus...

Reviewed by Care member

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Erika M.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr9 yrs exp

Pet Care For You Vacation Needs Or Emergency Situations.

5.0

(15)

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I will also walk your dog until all your "business" is finished. Waste pick up, of course. Cold weather, rain, snow, heat, I will be there for your pet. Long walks are not an issue. I have one dog, a Pit bull named Thor. We rescued him in July of 09. *Fish care per your instruction. *Cats, I love them. Liter box cleaned every...
Erika can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Erika was great! Communication was excellent and she was so good with maddux! Would hire again!

Reviewed by Care member

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Rachael S.


Chicago, IL

$15-30/hr7 yrs exp

Professional And Compassionate Full-time Pet Care Provider

5.0

(12)

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I have been caring for pets for around 10 years, professionally since 2013. In my "free time" I rescue and rehabilitate domestic rabbits that were dumped outside or otherwise neglected. I specialize in medication administration for cats, rabbits and dogs, including oral pills and suspensions, subcutaneous fluid administration,...
Rachael can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Rachael was the best! I usually booked her when I went out-of-town, but she was also available for a couple of last-minute requests. It's rare to find someone all 3 of my cats liked, but at least from the...

Reviewed by Christine H.

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Marisol B.


Chicago, IL

$27-29/hr5 yrs exp

4.6

(10)

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I am currently a college student and love working with kids. I'd describe my personality as fun, compassionate, and kind. I started working with kids when I was 14 years old and would babysit for family. In my spare time, I like to go on walks with my dog, and try new restaurants with friends.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Marisol was very quick to communicate, arrived on time and was very great with our almost-two year old. We’ll definitely hire her again.

Reviewed by Care member

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Emma F.


Chicago, IL

$11-20/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Sitting, Dog Boarding And Dog Walking.

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I am 23 years old and working part time. I grew up with a wonderful, loving shitzu and have dog sat for various neighbors and family friends before. I am pretty active and have a flexible schedule allowing me to be home to play, walk, and feed dogs as needed. I live in a house with a big fenced in backyard which is great for...
Emma can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Boarding, Pet transportation
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Junco N.


Chicago, IL

$15-18/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Walking, Training, And Cat Sitting - Reliable & Responsible Animal Lover

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I can work with tiny to large dogs and playful to shy kittens. I work as a dog walker and have volunteer experience at animal rescues for years. Last year, I lost my 12-year-old black Labrador mix. When I adopted her she was a fearful puppy but I socialized, taught, and trained her; later she became a friendly, gentle, and super...
Junco can also help with: Dog training, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Sydney C.


Chicago, IL

$20-21/hr4 yrs exp

Excited Dogwalker/sitter!

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Hello! If you are looking for someone to look after, walk, or simply keep your animal company, I'd be so happy to! Animals are such a big piece of my heart and I love working with them in anyway I can. I've grown up with small dogs in my own home, and big dogs when we would go to my aunt & uncle's homes. I love dogs of all kind...
Sydney can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Fabiola L.


Chicago, IL

$15-35/hr4 yrs exp

Dog Lover Available For Daily Walks And Pet Care

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I'm from Venezuela, I Think dogs are like a kid and needs care as a human been. I made a Dog Groomer, have Learned a lot about, I have had pets since I was a child and enjoy their Company. Also comfortable with home sitting or Home-keeper.
Fabiola can also help with: Grooming, Pet sitting, Pet transportation
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Lenice S.


Chicago, IL

$25-40/hr7 yrs exp

Walking Dogs. Sitting Cats And Dogs

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Please feel free to contact me for walk with your dog and sitting your animals. I'm looking for spend time with your pets around.
Lenice can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Kristen M.


Chicago, IL

$20-40/hr

Dog And Walk Lover

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I am a stay at home mom with 3 kids in school. Looking to be helpful to someone part time during the week. I love dogs and walking, so why not combine them if possible. My experience with dogs is just that I've owned them for many years. We had a Lab Zoey and now a Bernadoodle named Cooper. If I can help you, let me know!
Kristen can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Claire V.


Chicago, IL

$12-25/hr1 yrs exp

Dog Loving, Active Adult Looking To Walk Your Dog!

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I'm an active young adult who loves dogs! I've had a dog since I was 10 years old so I know a good amount about the proper care for dogs and walking dogs safely. I also volunteered at a local dog kennel in my hometown so I have lots of experience with how to care for many different breeds and types of dogs. I have also been on...
Claire can also help with: Pet walking
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Petr S.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr8 yrs exp

Dog Sitter And Walking

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I have 6 years of experience walking and dog sitting various dog breeds. I also have experience taking care of cats, birds, and fish. I am able to provide multifaceted care including bathing of animals, proper feeding, cleaning of cages, and training.
Petr can also help with: Pet sitting, Daily feeding, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Boarding, Grooming
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Amy P.


Chicago, IL

$22-50/hr5 yrs exp

I'm 23 Years Old, I Have 2 Dogs . I Love To Go On Long Walks

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I have worked with kids for so many years! My 4 years in high school I took ECE classes, graduated with Certification. I'm very patient with kids, I also love spending time and getting to know them! I love doing arts and crafts ! And having fun !
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Olivia M.


Chicago, IL

$14-20/hr5 yrs exp

College Student Looking To Walk Or Take Care Of Pups!

5.0

(1)

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I'm an 18-year-old college student living in downtown Chicago just looking for some extra money helping out with peoples pets! I've had experience taking care of dogs for about 12 years since I've always had dogs in my family and looked after friends and families pets too. I'm open to taking care of any kind of dog, and am also...
Olivia can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Olivia was great with our 2 dogs was right on time and great with communicating. She will for sure be hired by us again whenever she is available! Our pups loved her!

Reviewed by Kendall S.

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Chloe A.


Chicago, IL

$18-25/hr2 yrs exp

Enthusiastic, Caring Animal Lover That Loves The Walks & Cuddles :)

5.0

(1)

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Hi there, The unconditional love we receive from animals is one of the most beautiful experiences. I grew up with dogs, birds, and cats of all kinds. As I leave my corporate job shortly, I am being drawn to find work that is enjoyable and meaningful to me. I am open to caring for different animals, but I am most familiar with...
Chloe can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Dog training, Pet walking
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Ashley W.


Chicago, IL

$16-21/hr1 yrs exp

Passionate Pet Care Enthusiast: Your Go-To For Pet Sitting, Walking, And Unmatched Affection!

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Pet sitter, walker and all-around animal lover ready to help you with your pet care needs. I am the parent to two dogs and a cat, (one of my dogs recently passed at the age of 11 and I'm not quite ready to not count her yet) and soon-to-be chinchilla parent.
Ashley can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation
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Elizabeth G.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

I Love Animals I Enjoy Taking Care Of Them And Taking Them For Walks

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I been a dog walker since I was 16 I am 27 it is just something I enjoy doing on my spare time. I have 2 lovely dogs my self so I know how to take good care of them.
Elizabeth can also help with: Pet walking
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Evan B.


Chicago, IL

$18-50/hr6 yrs exp

Dog Dad For Hire!

5.0

(7)

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I have 6 years of experience with a very energetic French bulldog. I can help with Boarding, Sitting, and Pet Walking.
Evan can also help with: Pet sitting, Boarding, Pet walking, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Evan has been watching my dog Ollie for months now, and has done a fantastic job. He always sends me updates on Ollie with pictures to let me know how he is doing. Evan has always been very communicative,...

Reviewed by Lexie K.

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Talia K.


Chicago, IL

$10-20/hr5 yrs exp

Part-time Dog Care Giver

5.0

(1)

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As a dog lover, I understand how important it is when picking someone to watch your baby. I have had a dog my whole life and have been the main one responsible for her. I can perform baths, grooming, walks, and extra love. I love dogs of all sizes and ages and would treat your dog as if it were my own.
Talia can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Grooming

Recent review:

5.0
Talia took such good care of my dogs!!! She's loving and gentle but also perfectly stern when they act up (my dogs have large personalities). I would trust her in a heartbeat to take care of anything...

Reviewed by Erica S.

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Sarah F.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr

Experienced Dog/Cat Sitter In Gold Coast

5.0

(2)

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I have experience with babysitting, dog sitting, and am CPR certified. I grew up having dogs and my step-dad is a small animal vet so I know how to properly care for all types of animals. I love every type of dog and am willing to go on walks/runs. I also have a dog park attached to my building if people are interested.
Sarah can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent reviews:

5.0
Sarah has pet sit for me many times. My dog Mose is special needs (half blind and fully deaf). Sarah is patient, kind and loving. She pays close attention to his needs and is incredible about staying on his...

Reviewed by Natalie M.

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Amanda M.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

Cat And Dog Sitter Available For The Summer

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am available to cat and dog sit during the summer while you are away and need someone to check in on your kitties or dogs. I have two cats whom I love with all my heart, and a cuddly old dog who is living with us at the moment. I am caring, reliable, and gentle. I sometimes need a cat sitter myself so I know how...
Amanda can also help with: Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
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Chinedu C.


Chicago, IL

$16-20/hr1 yrs exp

Fun Dog Lover

5.0

(1)

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I have 1+ years of experience walking and boarding friends and family pets. I love dogs and can help with Boarding and Pet Walking. Your pet will receive appropriate care, love, and attention from me and I am willing to do additional other tasks if requested. My place is very pet friendly and will make sure your pet is watched...
Chinedu can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Chinedu is extremely caring and has an immense love for animals. He grew up in a family that had multiple dogs and that created the amazing dog person that he is today. He has an amazing relationship with my...

Reviewed by Care member

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Lesae S.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Sitter/Walker

5.0

(1)

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Hi, I occasionally sit/walk dogs here and there for neighbors and friends. I started doing it in high school for a family friend. I'd walk her pet everyday after school. I don't own any dogs myself but hope to adopt someday.
Lesae can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Maryann H.


Chicago, IL

$14-28/hr5 yrs exp

Student Baby/dog Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I love dogs and children/teens! Very outgoing and energetic so if your dog needs a lot of walking and playtime I've got you covered. My family's dog is very old and I have a soft spot for older pups who need some loving and care.
Maryann can also help with: Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
My husband and I were out of town for one week and Maryann watched our dog and cat. She stayed at our place and made sure the pets were walked, fed, and cuddled. She sent us pictures and updates. When we got...

Reviewed by Ali L.

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Alyssa H.


Chicago, IL

$10-25/hr

Friendly Neighborhood Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

5.0

(1)

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I'm a 25-year-old Dog and cat lover with 3 dogs and a rescued cat at home. I provide sitting at your own home, dog-walking, and light grooming.
Alyssa can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Kara G.


Chicago, IL

$21/hr3 yrs exp

Full Time Dog Nanny At Your Service!

5.0

(2)

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Located in Southloop, think of my place as a dog. Pinchas is my assistant and host. I have been taking care of dogs most of my life. I am semi-retired and I babysit dogs in addition to dog walking and drop-in visits. I have much experience with special needs dogs, especially flat faced breeds.
Kara can also help with: Daily feeding, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kara is reliable and loves all creatures! Especially mushed in face dogs, e.g bulldogs and pugs. She has experience giving medication and extra care to those who need it. She will love your dog/cat as much as...

Reviewed by Drue L.

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Ilana M.


Chicago, IL

$25/hr3 yrs exp

Must Love Dogs (and Cats Too)!

5.0

(2)

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I have grown up with cats and dogs all my life; at one point we had 5 cats and 2 dogs! In high school I worked at a doggy daycare for 2 years and later on in college I began pet sitting and boarding. As a clinical therapist, I would describe myself as caring and compassionate which I think are also good qualities for caring for...
Ilana can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Ileana was great! We needed someone on short notice who who could provide some early morning walks and we made the right choice! Our two large boys were in great hands and she really saved the day - hire her!

Reviewed by Rich H.

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Emily G.


Chicago, IL

$14-19/hr3 yrs exp

Pet Sitter/Dog Walker

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Hi! I have always loved dogs and have had two my whole life, and I've been pet-sitting and dog walking for a few years now! I really love caring for and bonding with animals and am comfortable with any breed or size. My dog also has pretty severe anxiety, so I'm comfortable and confident with handling more nervous pets.
Emily can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Abbey P.


Chicago, IL

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Dog Walker/Watcher

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I love dogs & would love to help with any necessary tasks for family's who may need some help watching or walking their dogs!
Abbey can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
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Abigail M.


Chicago, IL

$20-35/hr5 yrs exp

Cat & Dog Sitter

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Hi there, I am a kind, patient, and responsible pet sitter. I have many years of experience in cat and dog sitting. I have personal experience of caring for my own senior cat and middle-age dog. I understand how important your pet is to you and will treat them like my own. I am willing to do home stays or check-ins at your...
Abigail can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

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Recent dog walker reviews from local pet parents in Chicago, IL

Emily G.

5.0

Emily is amazing! We have 3 dogs and she is a wizard at working with them - she walks all 3, does enrichment activities with them, and sends us regular updates on how things are going when we’re gone. And bonus points - she has an amazing singing voice and sings really fun songs to the dogs, which...

- Care member

Erika M.

5.0

Erika was great! Communication was excellent and she was so good with maddux! Would hire again!

- Care member

Rachael S.

5.0

Rachael was the best! I usually booked her when I went out-of-town, but she was also available for a couple of last-minute requests. It's rare to find someone all 3 of my cats liked, but at least from the photos, they all cozy up to her. In addition to basic things like feeding, scooping litter...

- Christine H.

Marisol B.

5.0

Marisol was very quick to communicate, arrived on time and was very great with our almost-two year old. We’ll definitely hire her again.

- Care member

Olivia M.

5.0

Olivia was great with our 2 dogs was right on time and great with communicating. She will for sure be hired by us again whenever she is available! Our pups loved her!

- Kendall S.

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Average Rating4.8 / 5

Dog Walkers in Chicago, IL are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 172 reviews of the 571 listed dog walkers.