I'm Nicole, mom to Smoot and Dexter, the loves of my life. After spending many years working in an office, my desire to work with dogs and wanting to spend more time with my own dogs culminated in the creation of Paw Benders Dog Walking. You might wonder where I came up with such a name...Paw Benders. Our family went camping with some friends during the summer of 2011. They were late arriving at the campsite, so when I asked why, I received the following explanation: "We had to stop a few times for Zoe to bend a paw." In other words, stretch, sniff, potty and walk around a bit before hopping back into the car. This really struck me and I thought, ʺhow clever!ʺ The phrase has stuck with me and I can't think of a better way to say, "Let's go for a WALK!"
My number one priority is keeping your "fur kid" safe while providing exercise, play time, attention, and lots of love while you're away. My dogs are my kids and I love them more than anything in the world. Yours will receive the same care and attention I give my own dogs. I offer walking packages ranging from a quick 15 minute walk to 45 minutes of brisk walking around your neighborhood or Washington Park. I also offer kitty visits. Please see the Services page for all services and pricing. I am certified in pet CPR through the Red Cross, and bonded and insured through Pet Sitters, LLC.
My job is to keep your pet safe and happy while you're away. You can rest assured that your best friend will be treated like family!