Pet Sitting &
I have been pet sitting and dog walking professionally since July 2006. Prior to
that, I have pet sat for countless friends and neighbors for as long as
I can remember.
I was a teaching assistant for Teamworks Dog Training Classes. I
aided a wide variety of classes, including puppy classes, Canine Good
Citizen classes, Dominant Dogs, and Fearful Fidos. For more
information on the classes that I was involved, see the
Dog Training Classes
page. To see the recommendation from the instructor, go to the
I attended a two day seminar with Suzanne Clothier, a nationally
recognized dog trainer taught at the Animal Protection Society in Mebane, NC.
Farset and I just finished an Advanced Obedience class at PetSmart
in Cary. We have already graduated from Puppy & Intermediate classes.
We will start back up with classes in the new year.
In December 2007, I attended a class on "Walking Your Dog Like a Leader"
I attended the Veterinary Technician program at Central Carolina
Community College for a year. See links for more information on
I attended the Bird Ownership 101 class at the NCSU College of
Veterinary Medicine in June 2007.
I attended the American Kennel Club & Canine Health Foundation's
Breeders' Symposium held at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in
I have taken numerous classes at the Wake County SPCA on a variety of
topics including dog behavior, the older pet, acupuncture and
traditional Chinese medicine, and many more.
I have just finished an online class, "Becoming a Veterinary Assistant"
and will be taking the second class in the series soon.
I attend a class on Confirmation held at Town and Country Animal
I have been certified in pet first aid by the Red Cross in the Spring of
2005, 2006 and 2009.
I show Lagan and Farset at AKC conformation events.
As an adult, I have owned 4 cats, 2 dogs, and countless fish. See
Who We Are
page for more information on our current companions.
In addition, I have lived with more than 10 cats, snakes, a rat, guinea pigs, a hamster, a rabbit, and hermit crabs. I have
always lived with cats.
My husband and I have
experience remodeling our homes, so I am quite capable in the case of a
Lagan and I were mentioned in “Safe to Play” article on dog parks in
June, 2007 issue of Dog Fancy magazine.
I was interviewed on cable news channel 14
(Triangle area service of Time Warner Cable) in regards to pet
Member of Pet Sitters International (PSI) since
Member of National Association of Professional Pet
Sitters (NAPPS) since June 2007
Member of Triangle Association of
Professional Pet Sitters since Spring 2008
*Please note that I am not a breeder and only
believe in responsible breeding.
services in Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, and the surrounding area
including parts of Raleigh