We bring professional pet care, reliability and technology, together.
Prairie Path bridges the gap between your home and work life, so you can relax knowing that your pet will receive the attention, exercise and love they deserve when you can’t be there for them. We use absolutely no independent contractors so our dog walking and pet sitting team is entirely comprised of dedicated employees. Every one of our dog walkers goes through a rigorous interview and training program to ensure we are always delivering the very best service available.
Here’s just a few more reasons to choose Prairie Path for your pet care needs:
If the pet services industry is the haystack, then we're the needle!
We know how hard it is to find great care for your family pet. You have many options and at Prairie Path we feel that being educated on the many choices will help you pick the right pet care. Let us help you see why Prairie Path is the best choice for you and for your furry one.
Services for all of your pets needs.
From dog walks to critter care and even on your special wedding day, we can meet you and your pets needs. Heck, we’ve even cared for a monkey. Just saying.
9am and 5pm
All visits outside of
9am - 5pm, M-F
2 visits a day between
9am and 5pm, M-F
* Listed prices are the base rate and may change depending on clients scheduling needs and service add-ons (such as additional pets or holidays).
Dog running available upon request and runner availability. Please call for details.
See what our clients are barking about.
Kate H. said:
I feel 100% confident that my 2 dogs (Samson & Ruby) are in good hands with any of their employees. My dogs get walked every weekday around noon and sometimes need pet sitting for several hours or days here and there. I’m pretty sure that our main walker (Christienne) is Ruby’s favorite person in the world. All their dog walkers take great care of my dogs. I receive an email when the dog walker arrives and scans a magnet on my refrigerator. Then I receive an email when he/she leaves with a summary of the walk and the amount of...
Heather B. said:
I used this pet care service for the first time last week, as I went out of town and had nobody to take care of my beloved kitty while I was away. I have never used a service before, and I needed additional things done around my house like feeding my fish, watering my plants, and bringing in my mail–all the stuff a friend would have done to take care of my house. Shawn totally hooked me up! Not only did I come back to all three fish and my plants still living, but my cat had been well cared...
Michael S. said:
The service we received from Prairie Path Pet Care exceeded our expectations. Our English Bull Dog, Rudy loved Zach! We went out of town for the weekend and Zach came out twice a day to feed Rudy and give him plenty of exercise. Zach put in a tracker that sent me e-mails of when he arrived, the duration, and personalized messages of how Rudy was faring. This provided us with trust and peace of mind that Rudy was doing well and in good hands. I would highly recommend Prairie Path Pet Care! Awesome experience!
Nicole Z. said:
I had recently moved to Crystal Lake, IL and found out about PPPC via an internet search. Man, was I lucky to have chosen them over any other local pet-care business! It’s kind of hard NOT to consider Prairie Path Pet Care part of your own family. The service, but more importantly, the love and care that PPPC provides for their clients’ pets is simply invaluable. Regardless, often times I find myself feeling bad they don’t charge MORE than what I already pay them, and I believe that alone says a lot! We receive daily, weekday walks from Eric and...
Lisa T. said:
I have been blessed with 3 large dogs and one my sweet pups is a bit “special needs” with one eye and a bit of trust issues. Once my dog sitters had moved away, I’ve been faced with a considerable amount of anxiety to find anyone to watch my pups at home while we travel. Once I talked to Zach (the manager) I finally felt hope that maybe I would be able to travel again. Meeting Zach and his perseverance to allow my dogs to gain trust was amazing!! He watched my pups for a long weekend and we came...
Alexandra H. said:
I moved to Wheaton back in January of 2015 from Charleston, SC. I literally moved in on a Friday and started work on Monday. I did extensive research on the internet regarding pet walking service and I went with Prairie Pet Care. Not only did I base my decision on my web search but the building management also recommended them without even knowing that I decided to go with previously. That just made me happy that I made the right decision. I love the technology that they use as well. With my previous dog walker, she would leave me handwritten...
Deb B. said:
Prairie Path Pet Care is AWESOME! They have a fantastic manager named Tom who is very responsive, always available for assistance, and ensures things are done right. He emulates the same characteristics of their staff: they REALLY care about your pet, and understand what your pet means to you. The automated time stamp service and daily email blogs are savvy and fantastic. I know when the walkers arrive and leave remotely, and read and see picture as to how my pet is doing that day. I really feel reassured my pet is safe and well taken care of. Prairie Path...
Mike R. said:
I live in Wheaton Center and found Prairie Path Pet Care through the Internet and Yelp. This service is absolutely amazing. Not only were they responsive and open to any situation we had for them, they were able to adjust our services on short notice while keeping us updated as the changes were implemented. The software they use is amazing and allows you the comfort of seeing your pet being walked, for how long, and where. Not only that, but their dog walkers (Jessie is awesome) write great reviews and notes to let you know how the walk went. I...
Pam D. said:
Thank you Tom and Prairie Path Pet Care! Just got back from a long weekend trip and I am so happy with the service that Prairie Path provided for my two cats. They made sure that they understood my cats personalities and any quirks they have. I received a message when the visit started and ended and what I liked best of all was the daily e-mail update about the visit that really put my mind at ease that everything was going well and they were in good hands. You can tell they really care about your pets and they...
Alissa S. said:
Tom, Ashley and the rest of the crew at Prairie Path have been nothing but accommodating, flexible, friendly and trustworthy during the eight months I’ve used their service (daily afternoon walks plus periodic overnights at my house). The real differentiator for me has been their online system – I love getting emails to let me know that my dog’s walk has started and a full write-up of the outing at its conclusion. This has been one of those services I didn’t know I needed until it was offered; now I can’t imagine going back to paper notes about the walk...