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Crystal Lake, IL 60039Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Bright Star Pet Services is a full-service professional dog walking and pet sitting business operating in the city of Crystal Lake, Illinois, and the surrounding areas of Algonquin, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, and Lakewood, Illinois. Bright Star Pet Services is a locally owned and operated business specializing in high-quality and stress-free dog walking and pet sitting solutions. This company offers a wide variety of services including drop-in visits, play-time and socialization, accident or litter box cleanup, medication administration, the collection of mail and packages, in addition to puppy and behavioral training. Clients recommend the team at Bright Star Pet Services for their exceptional service.

Crystal Lake, IL 60039Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Website(847) 220-7454

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

3 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Huntley, IL 60142Huntley, IL 60142

Falcore Pet Services is a full-service dog walking and pet sitting business operating in the community of Huntley, Illinois, and the surrounding areas of Algonquin, Lake In The Hills, Gilberts, Lakewood, Crystal Lake, and Woodstock. Falcore Pet Services is a licensed and insured local business certified in Pet CPR and First Aid and registered with the Huntley Chamber of Commerce. This company provides a wide variety of services including pet sitting, dog walking, feeding, medication, watering plants, play-time and socialization, brushing, transportation to veterinarian or groomer, cleanup, in addition to the care of exotic animals including cage cleanups.

Huntley, IL 60142Huntley, IL 60142

Website(815) 236-1497

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

21 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Huntley, IL 60142Huntley, IL 60142

Furry Kids Sitter is a full-service professional dog walking business serving the city of Huntley, Illinois, and the surrounding areas of Lake in the Hills, Lakewood, parts of Algonquin, and Crystal Lake. Established over 15 years ago, Furry Kids Sitter is a fully insured and bonded local business specializing in quality and gentle sitting solutions. This company offers a wide variety of services including dog walking and potty breaks, feeding, water refilling, medications, brushing, socialization, accident clean-ups, and special requests. Clients recommend the team of trained specialists at Furry Kids Sitter for their attention to detail and high-quality service.

Huntley, IL 60142Huntley, IL 60142

Website(847) 669-3004

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

8 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Bartlett, IL 60103Bartlett, IL 60103

Jason Loves Dogs is a dog walking and pet sitting service located in Bartlett, IL. The business was founded in 2009 by owner and operator Jason Bloom and serves all towns within thirteen miles of Bartlett. Jason provides pet walking, pet sitting, emergency visits, special needs, mail collection, and more. Jason is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. In 2008, he was certified as an assistant dog groomer by the Academy of Dog Grooming Arts. Customers describe Jason Bloom as honest, reliable, flexible, and loving. His website includes a Pet Stories section featuring photos and brief stories about the pets in his care.

Bartlett, IL 60103Bartlett, IL 60103

Website(630) 229-5698

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

8 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Hampshire, IL 60140Hampshire, IL 60140

Paw Prints Pet Care is a professional pet sitting and dog walking business operating in the community of Hampshire, Illinois, and the surrounding areas of Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Lakewood, Gilberts, Pingree Grove, Burlington, Genoa, and more. Paw Prints Pet Care is a licensed and insured business that holds membership with Pet Sitters International (PSI) and is Pet First Aid Certified by The American Red Cross. This company provides a wide variety of services including dog walking, quick breaks, pet sitting, feeding, fresh water, accident cleanups, yard cleanings, pet taxi, in addition to house sitting services. Clients recommend Paw Prints Pet Care for their professionalism.

Hampshire, IL 60140Hampshire, IL 60140

Website(815) 307-2438

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

12 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Cary, IL 60013Cary, IL 60013

The Irish Sitter is a pet sitting service founded by Kathleen O’Brien in 2009. The company is located in Cary, IL and serves the towns of Cary, Crystal Lake, Barrington, Fox River Grove, and other towns in Lake, McHenry, and some areas of Cook County. The Irish Sitter provides mid-day dog walks, vacation pet care, pet transportation services, and overnight pet care visits. Founder Kathleen O’Brien is certified in pet CPR and pet first aid. The company is a member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. The website for the Irish Sitter includes a number of highly positive reviews by customers, paired with photos of their pets.

Cary, IL 60013Cary, IL 60013

Website(847) 802-0170

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Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

6 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Saint Charles, IL 60175Saint Charles, IL 60175

Wild Things Pet Services is a full-service professional dog walking business operating in the community of St. Charles, Illinois, and the surrounding areas. Wild Things Pet Services is a fully licensed and insured local company specializing in providing quality dog walking options, in-home pet sitting, and professional dog training. This company offers a broad range of services including walking, play-time and socialization, potty breaks and cleanup, medication administration, watering plants, in addition to newspaper, mail, and package collection. In-home training services include essential training commands, elimination of common puppy behavior problems, desensitization, and dog aggression training.

Saint Charles, IL 60175Saint Charles, IL 60175

Website(630) 853-5116

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

120 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I become a dog walker?
A: There are several ways you can become a dog walker:
  • Work for yourself by offering your services in your community.
  • Apply to a dog walking company for a part-time or full-time job.
  • Sign up for apps like Rover that let you pick up dog walking shifts whenever you want.
Q: How do I start a dog walking business?
A: You don’t necessarily need professional training in dog walking to start a dog walking business; although, it might help! After creating a website, you’ll need to build up a clientele roster. You can do this by offering introductory competitive rates as you wait to grow a reputation in your area.

Q: How soon can I walk my dog after neutering?
A: Usually, dogs should be allowed to rest with minimal activity the first 24-48 hours post-neutering. During this time, just take your dog out for their bathroom breaks. After that, you can start integrating short walks back into their routine. Your vet should provide you with clear guidelines for walking post-neutering.

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