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I am just too far away for Jo and I to be a good fit for taking care of my cat. In the simple interactions that I had with her, I could tell that she knows her stuff, takes pet care very seriously and wants what's best for fur babies. I highly recommend Jo!Aug 24, 2019Verified
Jo has been so wonderful! I went on a nearly two week vacation over the holidays and she came by twice a day to visit, feed, and care for my two cats, Graycie and Barbara. She sent pictures each visit and let me know that everything was well at home. I do get anxious leaving my fur babies but she helped to settle the anxiety! Her passion really is animal care and it shows when she’s interacting with them. 10/10 would recommend Jo! I’ve even passed along her information to some of my co workers who were looking for reliable pet sitters!Jan 17, 2019VerifiedPetzitting by Jo's reply
My Christmas & New Years wouldn't have been the same without your two characters & love bugs; Graycie & Babs. Sometimes caring for a clients kitties turns into friendships along the way, how blessed & lucky I am. Looking forward to seeing you & the kitties later this year!
My boys Bruno & Lenny are usually a little shy with strangers. Not so with Jo! They immediately took to her. We hadn't traveled in 4+ years (since adopting the fellas) because we couldn't stand to leave them. After meeting Jo, we just knew it would be OK! We loved the twice daily updates & pics. Jo went above & beyond. She even took our garbage to the curb when she saw it was garbage Day! I'd say "Take that trip! Your pets are in great hands!" :)Jul 20, 2019VerifiedPetzitting by Jo's reply
I am so glad you & Tom finally got to go on a vacation! Thank you for entrusting me to care for your two "big" characters; Bruno & Lenny. :-) They are, very much, a bonded pair - each with unique & fun qualities. They're also double the pleasure & entertainment. I look forward to caring for them again with your next getaway! They are lucky kitties to have you guys.
I hired Jo to watch my two cats while we were going for a few days. She sent me several pictures everyday which put me at ease. Leaving my cats is very hard so when I saw my Charlie playing with her, I knew all was well at home. Fritz, my other cat didn't warm up as much but that's very typical although he did allow her to be close to him ( just not pet) He usually runs and hides with new people so the fact that he was out and about, meant he was not stressed. And finally I'd like to say that Jo is a very personable kind woman and very easy to work with. I completely trust her and plan on hiring her more in the future. I am giving her five stars because she did an awesome job.Aug 27, 2017VerifiedPetzitting by Jo's reply
Thank you Lori. I love your kitties!
Jo knows just what a lonely cat needs! She is attentive to details and not afraid to ask questions which is important for first time customers. We are definitely asking her to sit againSep 5, 2016VerifiedPetzitting by Jo's reply
Thank you Susan. I am so glad you added your rescue dog "Lucy" too. She is so awesome, I love her!
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Interview each other at your location. Make sure this is a good fit for your family and your family pet(s). Check references. Complete my detailed contract if hired.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Continuing education classes and attend a variety of animal classes from behavior to communication and everything in between. I volunteer in a variety of capacities for animals from transporting to rescue work and many others.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?Through having my own animals and all the events I go to with my dogs, I developed friendships with respectable and good animal people; their encouragement to expand my passion.