8 Best Dog Walking Services in Chicago

Woof! Bark! Meow! Your four-legged friends are more than pets, they’re family. And they deserve the best care possible. So whether you’re heading out of town or just need someone to watch Sparky for a few hours, check out these top dog walking services in Chicago. 

Windy City Dog Walkers

833 W. Chicago Ave. Suite 206, Chicago, IL 60642


Since 2002, Windy City Dog Walkers have been making hounds sit, stay, and rollover! From daily dog walks to cat care, the folks at Windy City Dog Walkers put emphasis on personal attention to meet any of your pet care or dog walking needs.

Chicago Pet Sitters

2144 N Wood St, Chicago, IL 60614

Looking for someone special to watch your furry friend? Consider Chicago Pet Sitters! They offer dog walking, feedings, play times, and just good company—or whatever you need. Their team of dog walkers at strives to be accessible and dependable in the Windy City.


Smart Paws

3916 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613


As a dog Mom or Dad, you want to be able to fully trust someone with your keys and pets. For this reason, Smart Paws only hires responsible animal lovers who will treat your four-legged friend as their own. All employees must pass a background check, and every walker has prior experience with dogs. 

Uptown Pet Services

Chicago, IL 60640

Their mission is simple: to love and adore your animal! Uptown Pet Services offers exceptional care through exercise, interaction and personalized attention. And that means more than just coming to your home for a quick visit. The staff of dog walkers at Uptown Pet Services routinely plays, walks, and trains your animal to make sure they’re getting some well-deserved, structured exercise.

West Town Walkers

1613 W Hubbard St Ste 2, Chicago, IL 60622

West Town Walkers guarantee great service at competitive prices! Their walkers and sitters are educated in basic training techniques and CPR certified so you can have peace of mind. They’ll even work with you on any behaviors you may want changed or are currently working on.

Windy City Paws

2523 W Eastwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Voted Best Dog Walker from 2017 to 2019 by Chicago Reader, Windy City Paws is the business of making pups (and owners) happy. WCP founder, Katie, started walking dogs all by herself and today the company has grown into a staff of seven with approximately 60 dog walkers and hundreds of clients throughout the city.

Urban Tailz

2528 N Linden Pl #1, Chicago, IL 60647

Flexible scheduling, an easy-to-use app, and detailed visit reports with GPS tracking are just a few reasons you’ll love this dog walking service in Chicago. Not only are they reliable and kind, the folks at Urban Tailz will go above and beyond to make your pooch’s day. 

Snappy Paws

Various locations

Through years of hands-on experience, the staff at Snappy Paws are well-trained and knowledgeable on all things pet-related. They specialize in providing professional custom pet care (hey, every animal is different!). It’s important they get to know your pet personally in order to offer you tailored care. 

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