Katie has gone above and beyond to take care of my puppy from when he came home at 8 weeks until he reached 4 months, twice a week while I was at work. She did all the things you hope a sitter would do and most of all made my pups adjustment to my home much better.
Katie came into our lives when one of our dogs suddenly passed at the age of 9. Bailey and Sadie had been a pair for 9 years and Sadie relied heavily on Bailey for confidence and courage. Bailey's passing was devastating for Sadie. We brought Katie in to give Sadie some extra love and attention, 3x/week, while she adjusted to life without Bailey. Katie dove right in, gaining Sadie's trust after just a couple ...
Katie is great with my 10 week old puppy!
Turning Passion Into Profession
I am a professional animal caretaker, working full time as a canine care technician at Great Plains SPCA, an animal shelter in Merriam, Kan. In my job I am responsible for every aspect of caring for the homeless dogs: cleaning, bathing, grooming, exercise, feeding, enrichment, etc. It is a big responsibility to be accountable for the physical, mental and emotional needs of so many homeless animals but I love what I do and feel lucky ...
What Katie would like to know about your dog
I do not have any breed preferences - I don't discriminate! - however, I would like to know of any phobias or triggers for anxiety for each animal, if any. I would also like to know the command words you use with your pets, again, if any.