Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under an hour


Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

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1 Review
Betty W.
Betty W.
May 25, 2018

I've known Joe for the last 5 years, and he has done a wonderful job caring for our 2 pits. Joe is responsive to my changing schedule, and does a fantastic job communicating with me. Joe is a natural dog-lover and both my pets love him! He walks them, cleans up, plays with them, and even helps give my baby Lucy her medicine when I am not home. I'm so thankful that I found someone ...

Joe W.

About Joe

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Teacher with full-time availability

I’m a certified special education teacher during the school year, so I have open availability during summer with a very flexible schedule. For the summer months I switch over to caring for your four-legged children by assisting with whatever you need! I’ve grown up with dogs since a child, and cared for dozens of breeds from shih tzus to newfoundlands both as an owner and a hired caregiver. I am comfortable with most ...

What Joe would like to know about your dog

I’m comfortable working with any dog breed, but would prefer for your dog to be friendly towards meeting new people! Please feel free to let me know how I could best care for your dog noting allergies, dietary restrictions, necessary medications, and/or behavior concerns. Regardless of your situation, I’m sure we can work something out!

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise

Let’s chat and figure out a plan that works for you and your dog! I’d be happy to take your dog anywhere that you (and your four-legged friend) feel safe! I love going for long walks around Chicago’s vibrant neighborhoods, visiting dog parks, or even just playing in your backyard!

Joe's Service Area

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