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1,358 pet care are listed in Chicago, IL

The average rate is $15/hr as of February 2024

The average experience for nearby pet care is 3 years

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Cloud V.


Chicago, IL

$15-22/hr

Animal Lover And Pet Owner

5.0

(1)

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As someone who has owned geckos, frogs, rats, dogs, cats, and a hedgehog, animals have always been a part of my life. I also have experience with diabetic and chronically ill pets. I'm not afraid to do the dirty work for your pets, including administering medication and shots. I'm excited to learn about your little friend's...
Cloud can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
I contacted Chloe last minute because my other person ghosted me. I had a gut feeling about her so I didn't even interview and I was right. She was everything and more. Great with my dogs they all loved her...

Reviewed by Dev H.

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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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Sofia M.


Chicago, IL

$17-27/hr7 yrs exp

Friendly Pet Sitter/Walker!

5.0

(1)

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I have 7 years of experience working in customer service. Also, I've always been an animal lover and have casually worked for families in the neighborhood. I can help with pet walking and pet sitting. I have the most experience with cats and dogs. However, I also have rabbits and am comfortable pet sitting them as well. I love...
Sofia can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Sofia was helpful, kind, followed our embarrassingly long list of instructions incredibly well and gave updates the entire time. Wonderful hire, she will be our go-to in our new neighborhood.

Reviewed by Zach H.

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Anna S.


Chicago, IL

$20/hr10 yrs exp

I'm Characterized By A Rich Tapestry Of Experiences, Dedication And Commitment To Well-being Of Pets

5.0

(1)

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My journey into animal caregiving started from an early age in Poland as a proud owner of a 70-pound Chow Chow. Despite the challenges posed by my dog's independent nature, my commitment to daily socialization training yielded success. Upon relocating to the States in 2004, my passion for animals led me to volunteer at a local...
Anna can also help with: Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
I hired Anna to watch our two adult dogs and litter while out of town for the weekend. She did an amazing job not only watching the pups (11 of them) but she also fed, played, and cleaned after them. When I...

Reviewed by Cristian M.

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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: Administration of medicine, Boarding, Pet sitting, Pet walking

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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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: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking

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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Cassandra R.


Chicago, IL

$11-16/hr2 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Care Giver

5.0

(1)

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My experience with pets has been full of various experiences. I have spent time with cats, dogs, rabbits, fish, ferrets and mice. I able to properly feed and hydrate animals at specified times and am able to wash/cleanse for pets if needed. I do not mind cleaning up after animal waste if necessary as well.
Cassandra can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Kimberly R.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Lover In The City

5.0

(2)

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I have owned Cats my whole life and currently own 4 cats and 1 dog. I provide dog sitting in your own home. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Kimberly can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Daily feeding

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kim is an animal lover and one of the most kind, caring, responsible people I have ever met! I trust very few people when it comes to my pup and Kim is one of them!

Reviewed by Kendra H.

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Amy W.


Chicago, IL

$10-25/hr2 yrs exp

Fun-loving Pet Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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I am willing to provide pet-sitting and/or dog-walking services. I have been around dogs since I was very young, and currently have a young Shepherd mix back at home. I have experience sitting for dogs (puppies-elderly), as well as cats. I am comfortable with dogs of all ages and sizes. I volunteered at the Naperville Area...
Amy can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Amy is a trustworthy, conscientious and caring individual. She took care of our house and our aging dog while we were out of town. Amy exhibits great patience with our dog and works to understand her unique...

Reviewed by Rob S.

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Lisett R.


Chicago, IL

$10-18/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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Have two wonderful dogs at home, a cocker spaniel/ chihuahua mix and a German Shepard. I have experience walking, staying overnight, and giving medicine to dogs. I have experience with cats and feeding fish.
Lisett can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Lisett is a good, honest, reliable baby sitter that I hired. I would recommend her.

Reviewed by Gina N.

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Olivia H.


Chicago, IL

$8-18/hr4 yrs exp

Friendly Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have experience working with pets for about 5 years now, I frequently train, walk, and care for dogs. I absolutely love animals and I am a reliable person if you're looking for someone to provide great care for your furry friends!
Olivia can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Dog training, Pet transportation
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Meghan S.


Chicago, IL

$18-28/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I absolutely love animals and would love to care for your pets. I have had dogs and cats growing up and feel confident in my ability to care for animals, walk them, or just show them love and attention! I love animals of all sizes and ages, but prefer to provide animal sitting in your own home. Unfortunately my lease does not...
Meghan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Meghan was very passionate and responsible during her watch over my 2 yr old when I had to be away from home temporarily for a conference. She constantly updated me on how my son was doing. Very trustworthy!

Reviewed by Tony P.

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Danielle S.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr7 yrs exp

Your Pet Is In Good Hands

5.0

(1)

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I have a cat by the name of Princess who I adore and treat like royalty. Therefore your cat will be treated the same. I love animals and have always since I was a child. I had a dog also who passed away and I had her since I was 13 years old. I also have clients whose cats I care for when they are out of town or just need a...
Danielle can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Grooming, Administration of medicine
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Maureen D.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr9 yrs exp

Reliable And Flexible House And Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

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I have been pet and house sitting for about 10 years. I have great references and I'm happy to either stay in your home or visit a few times a day- whichever is easiest for you. I've volunteered at an animal shelter so I have experience with all kinds of dogs and cats.
Maureen can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet walking
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Ariella G.


Chicago, IL

$20-30/hr4 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Care Provider

5.0

(1)

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I am a dog mom to a 2-year-old Pit Terrier so I know what it takes to care for a dog. I can provide in home dog sitting and have a very flexible schedule. I love dogs all sizes and can guarantee your pet will be in good hands.
Ariella can also help with: Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
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Jovana S.


Chicago, IL

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Pets And Meal Prep, Ect!

5.0

(2)

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Hi There! I have 10+ years of dog walking, personal assistant, meal prep and child care experience. I maintained a roster of clients while pursuing my degree in Music Business at Columbia College. As my career in the music festival and touring industry blossomed post graduation, I remained in contact with my clients back home...
Jovana can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
We hired Jovana to prepare weekly meals for us. Each Monday, she comes to our house and spends the afternoon preparing amazing dinners that she proportions and packages for us and leaves instructions on each...

Reviewed by Julie B.

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Malorie P.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr

Part-time Pet Sitter, Full-time Pet Lover!!

5.0

(1)

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I am a true animal lover. I grew up caring for 2 well cared for and loved dogs. I have had dogs and various pets my entire life. If you are in need of someone to walk your pet, or pet sit when you have to go out of town I would love to assist. I am a full time student, but I have a pretty flexible. I can provide meals, play and...
Malorie can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Boarding
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Katherine B.


Chicago, IL

$16-23/hr7 yrs exp

Experienced & Enthusiastic Pet-Sitter

5.0

(2)

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Additionally, I provide pet-sitting/dog walking services. I grew up with both cats and dogs and consider myself an animal lover at heart. I've provided pet care for a number of family members and friends, and come with excellent reviews! Please Note: Due to restrictions at my apartment building, I am only able to petsit at your...
Katherine can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kathrine has watched our cats many times as well as our family dogs (who are quite the handful) and never failed us! She sends updates and photos often and leaves the place looking better than when we left.

Reviewed by Care member

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Matthew S.


Chicago, IL

$16-50/hr5 yrs exp

Experienced Pet Owner

5.0

(1)

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Thank you for viewing my profile! I'm a 35yr old pet lover living in Bucktown. I owned a German shepherd for 10 years and have had a cat since. I know what it's like leaving your animal in the care of another person. I will communicate with you regularly and share photos so you know they're safe and happy. I love animals and...
Matthew can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Matthew was reliable, friendly and very attentive to our needs We would definitely hire him again

Reviewed by Care member

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Kaly G.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Pet Care

5.0

(4)

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Hello! My name is Kaly and I have 12 years of experience in both dog daycare and shelter settings. I have fostered more than 30 dogs in my home with my own dogs, Bella and Z. I also love cats and have cared for lizards too!
Kaly can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine

Recent reviews:

5.0
Kaly has been amazing with my dog and constantly changing work schedule. My dog has been so much happier since Kaly started walking him. I never have to worry about my dog while I am away because of how...

Reviewed by Sean L.

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Safiyeh U.


Chicago, IL

$25-30/hr6 yrs exp

Caring, Gentle And Kind, I Love Large And Small Pets Alike!

5.0

(1)

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Hello there! My name is Safiyeh and I have owned and taken care of dogs and smaller pets like rabbits for many years and would love to play with and care for your precious furry friends! I have never met a pet I didn't like and who didn't come to trust me as I am soft spoken and very gentle. I am happy to walk, feed, groom,...
Safiyeh can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Safiyeh is a compassionate caregiver who watched my dog Sasha occasionally when I traveled for work. Sasha can be a nervous dog so we both really appreciated her calm and reassuring presence. She is someone who...

Reviewed by Katerina S.

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Lila Z.


Chicago, IL

$12-20/hr10 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Sitter!

5.0

(1)

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I would love to take care of your cat(s) when you are in need! I come from a crazy cat family and currently live with my sweet 2-year-old rescue, Jill. I have been taking care of cats belonging to family, friends, and neighbors for a long time. I have experience and am comfortable with nail clipping, medication administration,...
Lila can also help with: Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
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Meggie D.


Chicago, IL

$15-50/hr10 yrs exp

*HIGHLY EXPERIENCED* Pet Care Provider/House-sitter With EXCELLENT REFERENCES!

5.0

(2)

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Hi! I'm a 35-year-old Syracuse University graduate & published playwright, and a HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, loving, reliable pet care provider. I have over 10+ years of professional experience providing boarding and overnight pet sitting in clients' home, including daily play/exercise, housebreaking/behavioral training for young pups,...
Meggie can also help with: Pet transportation, Dog training, Administration of medicine, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent reviews:

5.0
Meggie and I have been friends for 20 years. Over the years there have been numerous times that I needed someone to watch my dog (Buddy) and cat (Bojangles) in my home and Meggie has always been my first...

Reviewed by Emma K.

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Nora J.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care

5.0

(2)

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I have grown up owning and caring for dogs. I minored in animal science at Southern Illinois University and majored in photography. I have studied a wide range from wildlife to livestock, as well as companion animals. I have worked at an animal hospital as a kennel attendant and my responsibilities included walking the dogs,...
Nora can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting, Pet transportation

Recent review:

5.0
Nora cares very much for animals. And it was evident when she was with my 2 dogs. She took care of them and my house for 10 days. Every thing was done very well.

Reviewed by patty B.

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Martina B.


Chicago, IL

$12-15/hr5 yrs exp

Friendly pet carer

5.0

(1)

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I am the mother of a 13-year-old and 17-year-old. I am a current high-school English teacher who is available all summer. I was a multi-cat owner for 20 years. I grew up with a dog and have taken care of family members' dogs over the years. It would really be a joy for me to take care of your beloved pets.
Martina can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Boarding

Recent review:

5.0
Martina watched our two cats and ball python while we were away for an extended weekend. This was our first time hiring her, and I would definitely hire again!! She is incredibly personable, and I was impressed...

Reviewed by Denise M.

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Luz H.


Chicago, IL

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care

5.0

(1)

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I love pets! Especially dogs are amazing! I use to have 3 pets and I loved them, but now I live in small apartment and I can't have any pets in my building :( that's why I want care about some lovely friend.
Luz can also help with: Pet walking, Daily feeding, Pet sitting
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Camryn G.


Chicago, IL

$10-30/hr2 yrs exp

Pet Caretaker

5.0

(1)

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Hello! I am Camryn and I adore animals. I am 18 years old and work at my local animal hospital as a vet's assistant. I know how to handle all different breeds, sizes, ages, and temperaments. When caring for your furry friend I can feed, administer medicine, walk, cleanup, play, and cuddle! I have 3 cats, 2 dogs, a bunny, and...
Camryn can also help with: Boarding, Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine
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Glenda W.


Chicago, IL

$20-35/hr4 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Caretaker

5.0

(1)

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I grew up with Labrador mixes, and growing up and working as a substitute vet assistant in a clinic with dogs and cats (approx. 2 years). I also have approx. 2. 5 years experience taking care of bearded dragons, geckos, corn snakes, turtles, fish, Madagascar hissing cockroaches, and tarantulas (Chilean rose hair) from working at...

Recent review:

5.0
Glenda always gives a "report card" with daily notes on how well my pet ate, played, and greeted her and any bathroom concerns. She has worked at veterinary clinics so she knows the importance of keeping track...

Reviewed by Care member

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Darcy M.


Chicago, IL

$18-25/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Lover Looking For Work

5.0

(3)

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Hello! My name is Darcy and I am 23 years old living in Chicago. I am a pet lover and owner of a beautiful morkie named Daisy. She is a little over 3 years old and I raised her from a puppy. I love animals and am looking forward to potentially working with your furry friends!! I consider pets a part of the family and they should...
Darcy can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Darcy is great! She’s flexible, reliable, and responsible. Best part is that my two kitties LOVE her and are happy to see her each and every time! The pics she sends during her visits are a great way to see...

Reviewed by Care member

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Morgan G.


Chicago, IL

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet sitter With Experience

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Morgan and I'm a 23-year-old student at UIUC. I am a huge animal lover, especially dogs and cats, and have 4 dogs and 1 cat of my own, including my pit bull, Tito, who I rescued in September. My aunt and stepsister also own grooming shops. I have worked in my aunts shop (in the grooming business for 20+ years)...

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Recent pet care reviews from local pet parents in Chicago, IL

Cloud V.

5.0

I contacted Chloe last minute because my other person ghosted me. I had a gut feeling about her so I didn't even interview and I was right. She was everything and more. Great with my dogs they all loved her right away which was shocking. She played with them and walked them. Great with my blind dog...

- Dev H.

Erika M.

5.0

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

- Care member

Sofia M.

5.0

Sofia was helpful, kind, followed our embarrassingly long list of instructions incredibly well and gave updates the entire time. Wonderful hire, she will be our go-to in our new neighborhood.

- Zach H.

Anna S.

5.0

I hired Anna to watch our two adult dogs and litter while out of town for the weekend. She did an amazing job not only watching the pups (11 of them) but she also fed, played, and cleaned after them. When I came back, I was happy to see that the puppies were well taken care of and their place was...

- Cristian M.

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

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Ratings for Chicago, IL pet care listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.8 / 5

Pet Care in Chicago, IL are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 299 reviews of the 1,358 listed pet care.