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 break they deserve when you can’t be there for them. We use absolutely no independent contractors, our dog walkers and pet sitters are all dedicated employees and a true part of our team. Walkers undergo a rigorous 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.
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.
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...
Christian H. said:
Ive used Zach with prairie path for almost six months now. He is consistent, reliable and trustworthy. Even on snow days when the whole city is shut down Zach is still willing to work. He walks my pup 3 times a week and has for 6 months and has never cancelled. Highest recommendations!!
Susan T. said:
From my initial contact with Prairie Path Pet Care, I was impressed. They promptly return calls, walked me through their process, are flexible, concerning of my needs and respectful of my property. Best of all, they love my dog Jenny. They use a computer program that lets me know when they arrive, and provide notes on all that occurred while on their visit (where they walked, any eating/eliminating, play time, etc.) They hire wonderful caregivers who truly love their jobs and are consummate professionals linked to their passion for pets. I have contacted other pet sitters, and none provided the...
Laurie G. said:
I cannot say enough great things about the great staff and service that I received for my golden doodle puppy. I always had peace of mind when I received an email notifying me that she had been out for her lunch time walk. I love the photos the walker sends with their email to show me how she is doing. Sarah did a great job training her – she worked with her 3 afternoons a week for basic training as well as leash training and getting her to a “place”. She is amazing and my puppy responded so well to...
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...
Marlene V. said:
I have two Chihuahua’s which are both rescue dogs. One of them is only 4lbs and the other one is also tiny. Both are very afraid of people and won’t go by anyone but Eric from Prairie Path. Eric comes in to let them out and things have totally turned around. He is wonderful with them and they are so happy and comfortable with him, something I never thought possible. I can’t say enough about this service. They go way above expectations to make my animals content. I could never thank them enough for taking that kind of time. Anyone...
Amber K. said:
Zack was amazing with our girls Reese & Riley! We would highly recommend his services to anyone that needs someone to care for their pets! He sent a detailed report from their walk which was greatly appreciated and we will definitely be calling on him again to keep and/or walk our girls!
Andrea T. said:
Prairie Path Pet Care has taken exceptional care of our world, our dog, Tyson. The Prairie Path team is incredibly knowledgeable about the care that goes into working with pets. I’ve had the opportunity to be home on a few occasions and our pup couldn’t be happier with his walker. I love how forward thinking Prairie Path is regarding the care of Tyson, as the walker has to scan a QR code at the beginning of the walk and the end of the walk. I receive an email each time they scan in and out so I know when they’ve...
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...