Swimming aids in fitness, increased mobility & weight loss!

    Your pup gains confidence and safety skills - you gain reassurance!

    Promotes circulation, aids in healing, releases stress

    No Appointment Needed

    Learn about our FREE Healthy Weight Loss Program!


The Puddle – Pet AquaFitness & Nutrition is located in the heart of the Fox Valley in South Elgin, IL. The Puddle offers a clean, safe and relaxing environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle for your canine and feline friends, through better nutrition and exercise. Your pet’s overall health and wellness are important to us!

We provide quality exercise and warm-water workouts for dogs of all ages and health conditions, from young pups to adult dogs to geriatric dogs in need of supervised and guided exercise. We also specialize in pre- and post-surgery swim recovery and support. Our facility houses an indoor, heated 11’ x 21’ salt-water pool with a UV sanitation system. Our private, one-on-one swim sessions are with a certified, canine swim coach and are by appointment only.

Our additional services include certified, canine massage (in water and out), and a “Do It Yourself” (DIY) dog wash; walk-ins welcome, no appointment needed. The Puddle’s fresh food store sells frozen raw and dry diets along with wholesome treats, supplements and toys. We also provide a free Healthy Weight program with expert guidance and continuing support. We help you learn to manage your pet’s weight for a lifetime of health and happiness.

We are fully dedicated to this great community of dogs and cats and the guardians who love them. Stop in and say hello, we would enjoy meeting you and your pet!

Contact Us

Phone: (630) 883-0700

Fax: (877) 276-1824


1948 Gyorr Avenue, South Elgin, IL 60177 (just west of Randall Road between Kohl's & Culver's)

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Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday: Closed

Note: Swim & Massage Sessions are by Appointment Only


"I sat with Beth for a food consult and learned SO much!! My 10 year old dog, Macy is like a new puppy! Unbelievable energy, beautiful coat, happy!! Thank you, Beth. I love this place!"
Tanya M., St. Charles, IL
Tried the DIY doggie wash for the first time this weekend! It's fabulous! We will be back!
K. P., Montgomery, IL
"I cannot say enough good things about this place! Beth and Cathy are caring, knowledgeable and compassionate. Randy, our collie, gets to receive massage and swim!! She's a happy dog and getting stronger! If you have any questions regarding diet and overall health of your cat or dog, you need to stop in!"
Kathy L., Elgin, IL
"A huge thank you to The Puddle team for helping us get Sydney and Mia healthier and happier through swimming sessions and nutritional advice.  They love The Puddle as much as we do."
Darlene M., Elgin, IL

"Thank you for being so Wonderful with our boyz!"

Denise B., South Elgin, IL

"Amazing, very impressed with the entire experience, Autum loved it too."

Bunny D., Elgin, IL