Our Current Pet Sitting Team

 

  • Pet CPR certified

  • Bonded and Insured

  • Criminal background check completed

  • Bunny care class at House Rabbit Society completed

  • Free meet and greet with your assigned sitters upon request.

 

We would like to reassure you that we are taking all necessary precautions and have increased our regular hand washing and sanitizing practices and will be happy to adjust to your personal requests. We do ask that our clients disinfect surfaces and common touch points prior to their departure.

We look forward to taking care of your pets!

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    Business Owner and Team Manager

    Melissa Kauffman

    Pet owner:

    Lab mix, "Levi", Newfoundland, "Ruby", Himalayan cat "Theo"

     

    Animal care experience:

    Pet sitting professionally for over 25 years. Previous owner of Labs, St Bernard, Airedale Terriers, Westie Terrier, Boxer mix, Golden Retriever, Tabby cat, hamsters, turtle, Cockatiel, and Tennessee Walker horse. 

    Able to administer medications including injections. 

    Work experience:

    Prior to pet sitting, worked at a vet hospital as vet assistant and customer service, photo labs in customer services, developing and printing, and portrait sessions. Dental assistant during summers of high school and college.

    Volunteer work:

    Participates in fundraisers for Denver Dumb Friends League, contributes financially to other animal shelters and groups such as ASPCA and The Humane Society.

    Member of Rolling Hills Social Committee, manages bookings for pianist at senior centers.

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    Karen Lakin

    Pet owner:

    Lab mix “Penny”

     

    Animal care experience:

    Pet sitting professionally for over 15 years. Previous owner of special needs English Mastiffs.

    Grew up on a farm with a variety of animals.

    Experience with canine bone cancer.

    Able to administer medications including injections. 

    Volunteer work:

    Participates in fundraisers for Morris Animal Foundation and many animal shelters.

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    Sheri Hoffman

    Pet owner:

    Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, “Pepper” &  “Ginger”

     

    Animal care experience:

    Pet sitting professionally for over 13 years. Educated in dog massage, Reiki - 2nd degree.

    Has owned cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, and quail. 

     

    Work experience:

    Broomfield Wildlife Master

    Good Chow Pet Food Baker, and previously with UPS for 18 years.

     

    Volunteer work:

    Birds of Prey Volunteer

    Previous Broomfield Nature Volunteer

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    Susan Ramirez

    Pet owner:

    Cats “Sabrina” and “Sophie”

    Cares for 3 feral cats: “Sam, Tammy, and Houdini”

     

    Animal care experience:

    Pet sitting professionally for over 8 years. Fosters cats and kittens, some of which need medical attention, for Maxfund animal shelter. Able to administer medications including injections.

    Volunteer work:

    The Mustang Center

    Rocky Mountain Riding Therapy

    Almost Home Cat Adoption Center.

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    Laura Allison

    Pet owner:

    Cat “Sadie”

    English Mastiff "Jax"

    Basset Bernard mix “Milo”

     

    Animal care experience:

    Grew up with Persians, Cocker Spaniels, Golden Retriever, snakes, Parakeets, Finches, and bunnies.

    Bred and trained Goldens. Experienced in administering medications.

     

    Work experience:

    Office Manager for Grounded Inc.

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    Weekday Pet Sitter

    Liz Hall

    Pet owner:

    Siamese Mix Cat “Vincent"

    Heeler Pointer  Mix, "Spice"

    as well as a tank of freshwater fish

     

    Animal care experience: 

    Has been a previous pet owner of  various breeds of dogs (Beagle, Boxer mix, Pit Bull, Red Heeler, Husky mix and a Corgi Mix) cats, birds, reptiles, rats, and fish. Has pet sat for friends. Able to administer injections.

     

    Work experience: Previous Animal Care Technician at an animal shelter, Animal Care Specialist at a vet clinic, Ranch Hand at an alpaca farm. Also was an Inventory Manager at a vet clinic and an Overnight Modular Team Associate at Walmart.

    Volunteer work: Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region providing dog training, exercise , some grooming, and kennel care.

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    Weekday Pet Sitter

    Weekend Pet sitter

    Jeremy Maas

    Pet owner:

    1 Siamese Flame Point cat "Kali"

     

    Animal care experience: 

    Previously owned a Beagle and a Terrier mix. Experienced at giving medications.

    Pet first aid and CPR certified and has pet sat for other companies for years.

     

    Work experience:

    Previous work as a pet sitter at LA Dog Works and Doggie Bliss in California, Doggie Depot, OutUGo, and Zen Dogs in Illinois. Other past jobs as a maintenance technician, a plumber, as well as a fitness trainer.

     

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    Weekday Pet Sitter

    Kathleen Billings

    Pet owner: Bichon mix, "Patch", Chihuahua, "Daisy", and cat, "Norbert"

     

    Animal care experience: Had a Husky/Chow mix and an Airedale mix in past. Experience pet sitting on a regular basis for friends and neighbors.

    Experienced at giving medications.

    Work experience: Retired. Past Employee Relations Specialist, Senior HR Business Partner, and various HR positions to include records management, onboarding and testing.

     

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    Overnight Pet Sitter

    Wekkend Pet sitter

    Barb Heil

    Pet owner:

    Border Collie "Kobee", Aussie "Monty"

     

    Animal care experience: Has owned 5 dogs, 2 cats, 2 bunnies, 2 birds, and an iguana. Worked with obedience training to all of her dogs alongside several trainers, obtained The Canine Good Citizen Certificate with her Aussie. Experienced giving medications including sub-q fluids. 

     

    Work experience: Medical Assistant at Wheat Ridge Pediatrics for 45 years.

    Volunteer work: Table Mountain Animal Center dog walker and kennel attendant. Provided foster care for several litters of both kittens and puppies.

     

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    Weekend Pet Sitter

    Rishell Mallozzi

    Pet owner:

    Maltipoo, "Jeffery" and Border Collie Mix, "Hope"

    Animal care experience: 

    Pet sat for clients acquired through social media and family. Has owned dogs, cats, bunnies, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and fish. Able to administer medications.

    Work experience: 

    Current Adoption Recruiter for Adams County Human Services Department. Past Case Worker for Arapahoe County Human Services. 

    Volunteer Work:

    Secretary of Toastmasters, participates in charitable work with her sorority as an alumni, past Sunday School Teacher and coordinated a youth program at church, past meal preparation for a homeless shelter, and volunteer child care through Foster Source.

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    Substitute Pet Sitter

    Heidi Thomas

    Pet owner:

    Min Pin Poodle mix, "Toby"

     

    Animal care experience:

    Extensive experience with geriatric and large dog breeds, also great with a wide range of animals, from hamsters to horses!

    Able to administer injections and oral medications.

     

    Work experience:

    Previous owner of Fur Get Me Not Pet Sitting since 2004. 

     

    Volunteer work:

    Habitat for Humanity

    Special Olympics

    Dumb Friends League

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    Ashley Smith

    Pet owner:

    Chocolate Lab “Ruger”

    Beagle “Rags”

    Labrador Weimaraner Mix “Halle”

     

    Animal care experience:

    Grew up with various pets

    Home bred and raised AKC Labradors

    Professional Pet Groomer 7+ years

    Regularly attends seminars and workshops for safe pet handling and current grooming skills

    Work experience:

    Previous work at a doggie daycare.

    Current Pet Groomer at Community Pet Hospital

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    Overnight Pet Sitter

    Substitute Pet Sitter

    Sandy Williams

    Pet owner: 3 cats "Morton", "Wezzer", and  "Lucky", and 1 mixed breed dog "Bailey"

    Animal experience:

    Pet sat for friends and co-workers,

    Has had other cats,  Labs, Maltese, Terrier mix, Samoyed, Golden Retriever, and even helped birth a litter of pups. 

    Able to administer medications including injections.

    Work experience: 

    Current pet sitter for 2 pet sitting companies,

    past Dental assistant,

    past Office Manager for Endodontist.

    Volunteer work:

    Past Dog walking at pet shelter in Farmington, NM.

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    Overnight Pet Sitter

    Kay Alber

    Pet owner:

    Border Collie mix, "Luna"

     

    Animal care experience:

    Has owned small dogs, cats, and reptiles. Pet sitting for neighbors and friends, dog walking at an animal shelter, able to give medications. Past experience with rescuing big dogs while in Europe, fostering them until they were well & adoptable, and then found forever homes. She also brought back 1 rescue dog and 4 rescue cats of her own when she moved back to the US in 2006.

     

    Work experience

    Teacher in Europe for 24 years. Retired 2006. Also several years babysitting experience

    Volunteer work:

    Dog walking at a Ft. Lupton animal shelter

     

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    Overnight Pet Sitter

    Substitute Pet Sitter

    Katie Sanchez

    Pet owner: 4 cats; “Tulo", "Dharma", "Steve" and "AJ”

    Animal experience:

    Foster parent for pets that are awaiting adoption, help care for healthcare clients’ pets, grew up with a Black Lab and Golden Retriever. Able to administer medications including injections.

    Work experience: 

    Occupational Therapist; both home based and in skilled nursing.

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    Administrative Assistant

    Marilyn Orstad

    Pet owner: Husky mix "Jadimir"

     

    Animal care experience: Previously owned many

     pets: dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, and aquariums of fish. Able to give injections. Pet sat for neighbors previous to working with APBF. Worked as a pet sitter with APBF for 10 years.

     

    Work experience:  current full time pet sitter for pet sitting business in Highlands Ranch in addition Manager of APBF. Pet sat for APBF for 10 years. Collections Agent, Photographer, Receptionist, Co-Business Owner of Insurance Co., Home Schooling Teacher.

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