Pet-friendly Offices and Companies in Chicago

If you’re a dog-lover looking for a new workplace in Chicago where your dog can tag along, look no further! Here’s a list of pet-friendly office spaces in the Chicago area that you & your pooch are guaranteed to love. Does your company allow dogs at your office? Please let us know — email to have your office included!

Pomerantz & Co.
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Suite 940
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 929-3335
Pomerantz & Co. allows pets in the office because of the many benefits that are associated with allowing workers to bring in their furry friends. After all, dogs are good for your health! Some of the pros include: happier employees, stronger company culture, and increased productivity.

Assemble Shared Office West Loop
600 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 462-1001
This office has free wifi, copying/printing, phone service, utilities, bike storage and a pet-friendly environment. Coffee and light snacks are provided as well. What more could you need?

Fulton House
345 N Canal St
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 756-1000
A casual office where many entrepreneurs come together. Free coffee and light snacks are also included with this office space located near East Bank and The Merchandise Mart. Check out some of these nearby restaurants for the perfect place to grab a bite to eat with your pup after work!

Google Inc.
320 N. Morgan St
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 840-4100
The Chicago Google offices are open to dogs as long as everyone follows the guidelines that Google provides. These guidelines include rules such as cleaning up after your pooch and making sure to keep up with walks to maintain a manageable energy level.

NextSpace River North
230 W Superior St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 929-4365
A conglomerate of workers including remote employees, freelance writers, web developers, a Bloody-Mary-mix entrepreneur, graphic designers, and financial analysts use this shared office space. The space also offers indoor bike parking and it is also dog-friendly!

SPACE by doejo
444 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60661
(773) 354-7653
This space is meant to support entrepreneurs. As a result, many creative entrepreneurs inhabit this office space and often come together to collaborate or brainstorm and help each other launch their ideas. The office space is also listed as pet-friendly!

Tails Pet Media Group
4410 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 564-9300
It’s fitting that pets are allowed in this pet magazine office space. This company finds that having pets in their offices makes employees less likely to lose focus on the task at hand. This makes sense, considering their subject matter!

The Nerdery
1033 W Van Buren St
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-1211
Employees are allowed to bring in dogs with no size restrictions! The Nerdery believes that dogs relieve stress and frustrations and help create a more productive work environment.

The Onion
730 N Franklin St
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 751-0503
Dogs in this relaxed office create a more stimulating work environment and help motivate workers. The pets offer a chance for employees to gain a fresh perspective on what they’re working on.

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8 Fun Walks For Chicago Dogs

Here are some of our favorite dog-friendly spots in and near Chicago to go for a walk this summer! These are trails that both you and your pooch are sure to love.

Loyola Park Trail
Chicago Park District
1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
A scenic walking trail along the Lake Michigan shoreline you won’t want to miss!

Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve
16N690 Sleepy Hollow Road
Dundee, IL 60118
(630) 232-5980
Your pup will love to hike with you in this beautiful preserve area.

Valley Line Trail (Skokie Trail)
Chicago, IL 60646
A trail formed from a conserved network of old rail lines, the Skokie Trail will provide a unique experience for you and your canine companion.

Pratt’s Wayne Woods
Powis Road and Army Trail Road
Wayne, IL 60184
(630) 933-7248
Dogs are welcomed to this scenic, wooded trail as long as they’re kept on a leash!

Glacial Park
McHenry County Conservation District
Route 31 & Harts Road
Ringwood, IL 60540
This one is a moderate-difficulty loop trail near Richmond, IL. Your pooch will love the forest views!

Burnham Greenway
Chicago, IL 60617
Another former railroad corridor, this trail runs between Chicago and Lansing, IL. Bring your pooch here to enjoy stretching his legs on the 2.5-mile trail!

Lakefront Trail
Chicago Park District
(312) 742-PLAY
With 18 miles of trail ahead of you, you can enjoy city and lake views all day long!

The 606
(312) 742-4622
Chicago, IL 60603
A 2.7-mile elevated trail, the 606 is paved and well-lit. This trail boasts city views near Wicker Park without having to navigate the city traffic!

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Dog-Friendly West Loop Restaurants

Parlor Pizza Bar

108 N Green St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 600-6090
Handcrafted wood-fired pizzas and extensive outdoor patio and rooftop seating.

1001 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL, 60607
(312) 850-2663
“Soul food” with vegetarian and vegan options; good for you and your dog’s soul!

1047 W Madison St
Chicago IL, 60607
(312) 666-5111
No meal is complete without something sweet! Enjoy ice cream on the patio while your dog cools down with a drink from the water bowl.

Jefferson Tap & Grille
325 N Jefferson St
Chicago, IL, 60661
(312) 648-0100
A patio area for your pet and 2 full bars for you; it’s a win-win!

833 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(855) 635-5268
Enjoy Italian and French eats and a happy hour on the weekends that offers treats for your pups.

Bar Siena
832 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 492-7775
Tasty Italian food for you, and a dog-friendly outdoor patio for your pup.

803 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-3110
Bring your dog along as you enjoy tapas style eats with your friends.

What did we miss? Send us a tweet or comment on Facebook to share your favorite spot and we’ll add it to the list!