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We have elderly/ special need pugs and I am a very protective of them. Laela is a perfect sitter for us. She takes excellent care of our pups, readily available and very flexible to help us in crunch time. Now we can put our mind at ease while traveling knowing that our fur babies are in such great care. I highly recommend Thunderstorm Pet Pals for your pet sitting needs.Feb 15, 2020Verified
My plans for the December holidays changed suddenly and I needed to find a pet sitter for my two cats at the last minute. This was additionally challenging because my older cat has meds she needs (they’re compounded so easier to give, but still). Thank goodness for Laela and Thunderstorms Pet Pals, she was able to add me to her rounds for a few days, and my kitties were well taken care of, played with and exercised. Good to know that I have now found a pet sitter for the future if/when I should need it.Jan 3, 2019VerifiedThunderstorms Pet Pals's reply
Thank you so much Ruth! It was a pleasure caring for your wonderful cats. I look forward to visiting with them again in the future!
Best pet sitter EVER!Sep 4, 2019VerifiedThunderstorms Pet Pals's reply
Awwww, thanks so much Jeanne! It was a pleasure caring for all your pets! I look forward to doing it again in the future 😊
Laela and thunderstorm pets are just terrific. She's caring and kind to my pupper and can be counted on to take great care of your dog.Oct 2, 2018Thunderstorms Pet Pals's reply
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I appreciate it very much!
Laela is a true professional who knows her craft and her animals better than anyone else we’ve ever met. We will always go to Thunderstorm Pet Pals and will refer our friends and family as well.Nov 12, 2018Thunderstorms Pet Pals's reply
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our services! I really appreciate it ☺
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We do offer FREE consultations with a (one time) 4th consecutive visit FREE for new pet clients with the need for daily ongoing pet care services. Our pricing depends on location and number of pets. There is a one time fee of $25 to process all paperwork for new clients. We do charge extra for certain services such as yard waste pick-up, special meals cooked, medication given and last minute bookings. There is a $50 fee for all major Holidays. Please visit our website for complete details on our rates and cancellation policies.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Typically we would do a FREE consultation either in person or over the phone. We have you fill out paperwork pertaining to your info, your pet/s info, a vet release form and our contract.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have 25 years experience as a breeder of Pugs. I have worked with many rescues in the local area volunteering my time to assist in establishing no kill policies in Maryland as well as facilitating furever homes for many abandoned and neglected dogs & cats. I have been a vet's assistant as well as a foster mom to many animals in local shelter groups.