Meet The Sitters
Owner - Pet sitter
I have had animals all of my life, from the usual dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs and fish to the not so usual ducks, turtles, frogs, snakes. I currently have 6 inside cats and I take care of 5 outside cats whose owners left behind. As a kid, I got to know our local vet quite well as I was the one always bringing hurt animals of every type to him & then I’d spend weeks nursing them to health. I have been taking care of friends and family’s pets for over 30 years. While I was in College, I was trained by a Vet as a Vet Tech when I worked in her clinic/kennel, however, I’m not a certified Vet Tech. I have been a certified Pet Tech instructor for Pet CPR & First Aid since 2013.
I decided to start a pet sitting business not only because I love animals, but because I wanted to provide the kind of excellent pet care that I wanted to receive as a pet owner. It would be my absolute joy & pleasure to make certain that your beloved pets are given lots of love and attention while you are away.
Laura covers Sanford and Lake Mary and backs up all locations.
Alyscia Ingram is a pet enthusiast who has been raising and caring for all types of animals, including cats, dogs, reptiles, and birds since she was a young child. She currently lives in the Sanford area with her family and two large breed dogs, Jaime and Mac. They can often be found together at the local trails and parks. Your pets will be treated with the utmost love and care while under her watch, and she especially loves working with senior pets. Alyscia is certified in Pet First Aid, has experience administering various types medications, and is comfortable assisting pets with special needs. She looks forward to meeting you and your furry friends soon!
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Susan covers Sanford and Lake Mary.
My name’s Doreen and I LOVE animals! Being born on a farm in Indiana and raised in the country in Geneva, Fl, I have owned dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, a pony and even a cow and two pigs over the years. My pigs actually thought that they were dogs because they ran around with our dogs and would greet us when we come home just like our dogs! I currently have 8 fur kids in my home along with some feral kitties and Sharkie the fish, that allow me to live inside as long as I feed them and supply them with lots of LOVE, FOOD, TOYS AND TREATS!, LOL. My mom and sister taught me at an early age about being kind to animals and I have carried that with me always. Luckily for me my parents were also huge animal lovers because I was always bringing home a stray that was in need of love and care. My sister taught me how to train dogs (which I don’t really practice since my babies seem to have ME trained instead. But that is ok because they have me trained quite well to jump at their every bark. I am a very proud Foster Mom for Dachshund Adoption Rescue & Education (DARE) and have been able to help in finding many abused or abandoned doxies loving forever homes. I have been pet sitting professionally since 2007 but have cared for the pets of friends and family close to 30 years. I also have experience as a Property & Casualty Insurance Agent and Bookkeeping. When by beloved Dachshund mix got cancer and started having seizures I changed jobs so that I could take him to work with me. My vet fondly refers to me as a “very observant neurotic nut” because I keep such a very close eye on my pets and any other animal that is in my care for any change in their behavior that may signal something that needs medical attention. I also like to keep my clients updated on any minor issues that I notice “just in case” they may need to be monitored. I am not a Vet nor have I ever worked for one, but my years of experience with my own animals have taught me that each one is different and they have their own personality so if they are not “themselves” I would rather err on the side of caution when it comes to their well being. I believe that you can learn a lot from animals if you take the time to understand their language. Because of that I was able to extend Bandit’s life for almost a year longer than my vet expected. I take my responsibilities as a Pet Sitter very seriously and promise to care for each and every pet as if they are one of my own! Doreen does midday dog walks in the Sanford, Lake Mary and Longwood areas.
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Covers Lake Mary and Sanford
Christy is the owner of 5 cats. She previously worked and volunteered at local rescues. While she doesn’t currently own dogs, she focused on caring for large dogs with the rescues. She is experienced in providing medication and insulin injections.
Covers Lake Mary, Sanford and part of Longwood
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Covers Lake Mary and Sanford
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Covers Deltona, Debary and Lake Mary
My name is Jodi Crilly. I’ve lived in Seminole County for about 25 years now.
Back when I was a toddler growing up in Honolulu, there were no leash laws, so I would bring “poi” dogs (mixed breed, usually stray) into our house to play. My parents knew from that point on that having pets was a must for me because of my love for animals. And we did. We had the usual pets: dogs, cats, birds, fish, hamsters, and the like. I also had pet ducks, raised frogs from tadpoles, and rescued a few turtles.
Later, I decided on a career in the airline/travel industry but my passion for animals never diminished.
I would take care of my friends’ pets when they were away and over the years, it developed into something more.
Now I’m 17 years into it and still loving the pet-sitting business. In those 17+ years, I’ve taken care of a variety of dog and cat breeds mostly, and an occasional rabbit or exotic pet. I feel I have a connection with all of them and those bonds are so sweet.
It’s like being the grandma who comes to watch the grandkids and spoils them for a little bit before having to give them back to their parents. So I guess you could say that my pet friends have now become my family.
Covers Altamonte Springs, Apopka and parts of Longwood
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Covers Sanford and Lake Mary
My name is Katrina, but most people call me Kat! I recently moved to the Sanford area and I’m absolutely loving how pet friendly this town is! I’ve met so many new furry friends!
I’ve always wanted to surround myself with animals; from having a house full of pets, to just leisurely walking around the zoo.
I’m that person who goes to a friend’s house and ends up paying more attention to their dog!
I have experience with dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rats, snakes, turtles, iguanas, hermit crabs, frogs, sugar gliders, lizards, birds & fish… pretty much anyone that needed a home or taken care of.
I love animals, which led me to work at a pet store, until I realized I couldn’t take them all home. So I worked at a Vet clinic. It taught me so much and later helped me with my own senior & seizure prone pets.
I enjoy spending my day meeting new furry friends and loving it!! Pets truly are family and I’m honored to care for yours..
Covers Sanford and Lake Mary
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Covers Winter Springs, Casselberry and Winter Park
Hello – Hola! My name is Brenda. I am originally from New York but loving my new life here in Longwood, Florida. I am the proud FurMomma of four, very different, dog rescues. I have a true love, passion and respect for pets. I know the value they add to our homes and importantly our lives. It was only when I arrived in Florida that I realized I could actually live a life where I played and worked for pets! It would be my absolute joy to bring calm and ease to the clients, both human and pet, that we serve. I have a background in education and behavioral psychology and would love in the future to continue my education to open a practice that incorporates some type of pet therapy. For now, I am completely fulfilled by providing pet care and continuing my work with pet fostering. I look forward to meeting you and your furbaby!
Brenda covers Apopka, Altamonte Springs and parts of Longwood.
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Larissa covers Altamonte Springs, Casselberry and Longwood.
Covers Winter Springs, Oviedo, Casselberry, Winter Park
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Covers Altamonte Springs, Longwood, Casselberry and Winter Park
I’m Alison and I’m a lifelong animal lover. As a kid, I owned fish and birds and started to pet sit for neighbors to get the chance to spend time with dogs. I was finally able to get my own dog, a Cocker Spaniel named Einstein, in high school. As an adult, I’ve been a dog (Cicely/Australian Shepard & Ellie Bean/Border Collie) and cat (Roxanne/Tabby) owner. Currently, I have an 11 year old Malinois named Cosmo. I love the opportunity to get to know every animal I can and to learn from you what they need to feel healthy, secure, and happy.
Covers Deltona, Debary, Sanford
I’ve always loved being around animals and had my own pets. I’ve had dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, rabbits, a parrot and even a goat named “Billy”.
Throughout my life, I’ve rescued, fostered, brought home and cared for many stray animals. I’ve also volunteered at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando and Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge.
After retiring from a career in criminal justice, I decided to fulfill my true passion and love for animals. I’ve been a pet sitter for a few years now and enjoy caring for people’s pets. I’m able to provide medications to dogs and cats.
You can feel comfortable knowing that your fur babies are safe and in good hands getting lots of tlc.
Covers: Casselberry, Oviedo, Winter Park, Winter Springs and the surrounding areas.
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Covers Longwood, Altamonte Springs and Lake Mary