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).
**Effective March 21st 2022 we implemented a $1 per service gas surcharge to help lessen the burden of higher gas prices on our walkers/sitters. This surcharge will remain in effect until gas prices in our service areas fall back below $3.50 per gallon.
See what our clients are barking about.
Laura M. said:
Best dog training and walking! Our German Shepherd loves his walker and has been able to showcase his full potential for training both on and off leash thanks to his wonderful trainer, Sara! The whole Prairie Path team from their management to their dog walkers are fantastic! They care so much about the animals and their clients. Couldn’t be happier.
Barbara B. said:
I was nervous about giving someone the keys and alarm code to my house at first but after meeting Tom & Bella I realized that this was a legit company with nice responsible people. We’ve been using Prairie Path for a few weeks now and it’s been such a great experience. I love the daily email about my dog. They have made our lives so much easier and taken away the stress of leaving our dog at home all day while we are at work.
Patrick K. said:
I moved out to the suburbs from downtown Chicago last year with my dog Laszlo, without any recommendation for a local dog walker/sitter. After extensive research online, I narrowed down to Prairie Path Pet Care and on other company. After screening both, I went with PPPC and let me tell you…the single best find since I moved out here! The owner and manager of the company are incredibly accessible and very prompt on replying to any questions I may have. My dog walkers themselves (we have one regular walker, but if she’s out for a day another steps in) are...
Beth D. said:
I tend to fly by the seat of my pants. Twice now I’ve left on trips out of town and last minute I needed someone to watch my two sweetest boys, Ivan and Nigel. Ivan and Nigel are Bengal cats and aren’t the friendliest cats to new people. However, it was clear from the photos Shawn sent while I was away they warmed right up to him! It’s comforting to know I have someone to count on and that my boys will be taken good care of while away! I would have no problem recommending them to anyone in Wheaton...
Jennifer R. said:
I absolutely recommend Prairie Path Pet Care. They have been fabulous with my dog. Ive used their dog walking service for almost a year and it has been reliable and happy experience. I’ve also recently worked with Sara, their recommended dog trainer, and she works miracles. My dog was out of control on a leash and after a week with Sara she was heeling on command… A miracle!
Joseph B. said:
I’m so glad that I found Prairie Path. Zach has been extremely helpful in taking care of our pets while we are away. They also have the Pet Check Technology that allows you to know when they arrive and when they leave the residence, while also providing a brief summary of their actions. I was very impressed with their services.
Eric & Ally said:
My wife and I just moved to Wheaton a few months ago and when we went out of town for 5 days we were very concerned about leaving our cat Belle at the house. We found Prairie Path Pet Care and did a consultation with Tom Henaghan who walked us through the service and met with Belle. He seemed very thoughtful and professional so we decided to give them a try. We are so glad we did! The service is fantastic and the real-time online updates made us feel at ease. It is great that you can see when they...
Wendy S. said:
Prairie Path is great with an amazing, caring team! I would highly recommend them to anyone!
Irene B. said:
Prairie Path Pet Care is the best!!!! I wouldn’t trust my dogs to anyone else having had them take care of my two “boys” for over 6 months! Tom is accommodating, quick to respond, flexible, kind, loves animals and is able to offer many services that other pet care companies do not have. I love the emails that the walker sends to me every time she walks my dogs – they put a smile to my face when I’m at work. I also get an email when the walker first comes to the house so I know what time she gets...
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!