Professional Animal Lovers, at Your Pet’s Service

Owner

Majestic Paws is a family business owned by John Porcaro. John purchased the company in 2021, fulfilling a life-long dream of owning and operating his own business.

With a bachelor’s degree and years of sales experience at a technology consulting firm, John knew he wanted to continue working in an industry that allowed him to serve customers and improve client experiences. John aims to grow Majestic Paws while ensuring current customers are completely satisfied.

John and his wife are new parents and own a Siberian Husky named Romeo. They enjoy spending time with their baby, taking Romeo to the park, traveling, and watching the Game Show Network.

The Majestic Paws Dog-Walking and Cat-Sitting Team

Every one of our dog walkers has been background checked and is fully insured. Only bonified animal lovers work for Majestic Paws, and you can count on your dog or cat getting the same walker or sitter every time. This means your best friend will feel comfortable enough to build a relationship and have fun without worry or uneasiness.

Our employees will even stay overnight at your house while you’re gone—to care for your pets and make sure everything is in order. Get in touch with us today to ask questions or book a meet-and-greet for your very special pet.

Field Managers

Les

Field Manager

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Les has been working for Majestic Paws for 4.5 years. He loves working with animals and grew up with two Siamese cats. When he is not caring for animals, he is fishing, golfing and going to concerts.


Dog Walkers

Ray

Dog Walker

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Ray was born in Las Vegas but moved to Chicago at a young age and has lived here for most of his life. He has always been an animal lover and currently owns a cat and two turtles. Ray enjoys spending time outdoors, so dog walking is the perfect fit for him. He can be with animals in the outdoors all day! When he isn’t working, Ray enjoys music, reading, and video games.

Bill

Dog Walker

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Bill was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and has lived here his entire life. While he doesn’t have any pets at the moment, Bill has always been a huge dog lover, so being a walker is a great way for him to interact with dogs on a daily basis. When he isn’t working, Bill is an avid biker and loves to go for rides along the lake. He is also a music lover and is a member in a band.

Elliot

Dog Walker

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Elliot was born and raised in Chicago and has always been a huge pet lover. She had tons of independent dog walking experience prior to starting work with Majestic Paws, and also worked at a doggy daycare supervising play groups. She currently lives with her cat named Cinnamon. When she isn’t working, Elliot enjoys biking and scootering around the city, and going to lots of music shows.

Dan

Dog Walker

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Dan was born in the south suburbs of Chicago and has called the city home since graduating from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006. He’ll be honest and admit that he was a “cat person” growing up, but his love of dogs blossomed after adopting his first rescue pup in early 2008. He has been walking dogs and pet sitting since 2014 and is a writer, editor, and music producer in his “other life.” He spends his free time reading, writing poetry, obsessing over coffee minutia, and hanging out with his current rescue pup and BFF Limerick.

Emma

Dog Walker

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Emma is originally from Michigan and was so excited to work with animals. She love’s seeing their wagging tails when she greet any dog. They’re always so happy to see her, and in turn, they deserve a happy and whole life. One walk a day can change that! 

Austeja

Dog Walker

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Austeja is a big animal lover as well as a digital and fine artist. “My favorite part about dog walking is getting to know each pets unique personality, and creating a bond with them.”

Julia

Dog Walker

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Julia studied Creative Writing at UC Santa Cruz, where she spent time outdoors, meeting the forest creatures. She loves all animals, especially her dog Maurice and her tabby cat Winnie. In her free time she loves tea, poetry, biking, and teaching yoga!

Megan

Dog Walker

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Working for Majestic Paws has given Megan a unique opportunity to explore new parts of the city while earning money and doing something she genuinely loves— hanging out with dogs! This job has offered her freedom and flexibility without ever feeling like work. 

Ayla

Dog Walker

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Ayla is currently a student. While growing up, she was around animals all the time. She loves being a dog walker/sitter because she gets to take care of and spend time with incredible animals who are missing their family throughout the day or when they are away. 



Weekend Walkers

Kimberlie

Weekend Walker

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Kim was born and raised in the City of Chicago, where she has been working in dog daycare facilities with large numbers of dogs, along with biking across the city for pet services for over five years. She also has a cat of her own named Baby Diego! 

Erin

Weekend Walker

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Erin is currently a school teacher, with a passion for animals. She loves helping Majestic Paws on the weekends, fulfilling her passion for taking care of animals. She also has a dog named Noodle who she loves dearly.

 



Let our Team of Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters Treat Your Pet to the Best!

Going away for vacation? Avoid the stressful kennel environment and let our team of pet lovers walk and care for your pet in his or her own familiar environment. Too busy to walk your dog every day? No problem! Our professional dog walkers will entertain and exercise your dog so can come home to a happy, healthy, calm pet.

Need someone to feed your cat, clean the litter box, and invest some valuable playtime? Our cat-sitting team members will be more than happy to help out.

husky sitting with paws out

Give Your Pet a Majestic Experience

Just because you can't be at home doesn't mean your pet can't feel loved and pampered with treatment fit for a prince or princess. Your dog's walker or cat's sitter will become one of your pet's most trusted friends—someone who can be counted on to arrive on time, ready to play and deliver the royal treatment. Doesn't your dog or cat deserve the best? Now is the time to schedule your pet's first majestic experience.

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