At Your Service!
All Sitters are Bonded & Insured and Trained in Pet First Aid.
Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker/ Entrprenuer/ Event Specialist
Meet Courtney, you can usually find her downtown Santa Barbara saying "hi" to all the dogs and snapping pictures for our Instagram page @sbpetsitters! She loves all animals, but has a special affinity towards big dogs or those that may be considered a little harder to walk. Courtney believes in supporting and relieving clients of worry knowing that their pets are loved and able to be active even with their busy lifestyles. Health and rest is a primary focus in her everyday life and when the dog is walk everyone sleeps better! She enjoys exploring Santa Barbara by finding new hiking trails, training Muay Thai, and trying new downtown restaurants.
Co-Owner/ Professional Animal Lover
Sunny is Co-Owner at Santa Barbara Pet Sitters. After owning another pet care business for 10+ successful years, she decided to grow into a partnership Pet Sitting business. Sunny decided to start up SBPS with Tracy, her long time friend. Together they've created the most trusted pet care company around!
Pet Sitter / Dog Walker/ Groomer Helper/ Vet Tech
Meet Katie! Currently a Vet Assistant , Katie has a passion for helping owners take the best care of their animals. In her spare time, she likes to hike, read, snow ski and run marathons all with the company of her dog Gabe.
Katie is a very loyal person and has extensive knowledge on pet health.
She is a huge asset to SB Pet Sitters and looks forward to spoiling your pets!
Pet Sitter/ Holiday Sitter
Alyssa a student at New York University studying Global Public Health and Business of Entertainment, Media, & Technology. She has had a variety of pets throughout her life, including dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, lizards, frogs, etc. Currently, she has 2 Maine Coon cats that are twin brothers, Nino and Gogo. In her spare time, she loves to go on adventures with her friends, admire her cats, and spend time with her family. She loves to comeback to her hometown of SB during the Holidays.
Pet Sitter Extrodinaire
Sarah loves animals and mathematics. She has worked as a mathematics tutor and pet sitter in various capacities her whole life. She has a passion for animal care and loves the opportunity to stay active and meet and care for new animals through her job. She has a particular love of large dogs and owns two of her own - Zion and Sequoia.
Professional Animal Lover
Vicki Bond is a Santa Barbara native and has always had a pet dog and or cat. At 17, her love for animals inspired her to become a vegetarian and live a balanced lifestyle. She is a mom of two teenagers and their dog Hershey. She has many years of experience pet/house sitting and loves all animals. In her spare time you’ll find her carting her teens around town or walking on the beach with your furry friends. Vicki used to be a hairstylist but had to retire early, so if she looks familiar you may have once been a client of hers. Vicki is very excited to keep your pets well cared for like they were her own. Just No Snakes Please :)
Pet Sitter Extrodinare
Susan lived my teenage years in Singapore and Malaysia where I developed my love of animals surrounded by our dogs including my Great Dane, cats , rabbits and parakeets . After my professional ballet career I returned to SB in 97 to teach ballet and started pet sitting for friends and family. Most recently I’ve been enjoying cat sitting with SB Petsitters . There’s been an amazing variety of cats with such personalities I’ve become very fond and attached to. I connect with them through play, massages , brushing them and bringing them catnip from my garden. I’ve also developed a passion for cat photography and try capturing their faces in photos for their owners. After caring for a friend’s cat who was distressed without his family I was able to calm him until they returned and was amused when my friend nicknamed me “the cat whisperer.”
At home I have a 14 yr old Aegean cat named Bobo who I spoil as much as possible. He returned from a harrowing episode at the ER recently and I feel because of my perseverance he escaped and survived a bad prognosis. I feel caregiving is in my nature and I will always go the extra mile and never give up.
Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker/ Entrprenuer/ Event Specialist
Meet Brooke Lyn L. Always a New Yorker at heart, but officially a Santa Barbara girl, and forever an animal lover.
Animals have always been her happy place, but it was when she was 13 that she began working for her neighbor as a vetenarians assistant. Her career working with animals continued to grow as she grew. Now, nearly two decades later, there’s nothing she feels she can’t do… except feed a mouse to a snake.
When she’s not traveling the world or making animals happy, she’s on stage doing stand up comedy making people laugh.
She’s excited to be a part of the team and to continue to do more of what she loves!
Elvira grew up in Mexico loving, playing and taking care of dogs. She also loves hamsters, turtles, cats, birds, fish and of course any other little critters. Elvira is a proud Mom of 2 sweet dogs, Chela and Coki.
Elvira is sweet and loveable and is our main person of contact at SBPS. We look forward to you meeting her!
Pet Sitter /Co-Owner/ Pro Animal Lover and Humanatarian
The former owner of Tracy’s Pet Care-
When she’s not doting over
her client’s fur babies, you can find her volunteering with Spark Rescue of Santa Barbara. She cares deeply for the welfare of animals and has spent endless hours rescuing, fostering, and fundraising for animals in need.
Tracy owns two chatty Siamese cats that she adopted after being their foster mom and lovingly refers to them as her “Foster Failures”. Tracy continues to provide experienced and trusted service to clients and their pets. She’s thrilled to be a partner in Santa Barbara Pet Sitters with Sunny!
Pet Sitter Adventurist
Chelsea was born and raised in Switzerland and now loves to hike explore the beautiful places in SB County especially when accompanied by a 4 legged friend.
Chelsea works at UCSB in the ecology lab and enjoys all things outdoors. Chelsea grew up with 2 cats, 2 canaries and a tortoise!
While currently a hamster Mom, she is eagerly anticipating a living situation where she can have a dog.
As you can see, Chelsea is ALWAYS happy to take care of your furry, family members.
Pet Sitter and Creative Visionary
Meet Nadia Joy! California girl and pasta enthusiast! Nadia enjoys studying emotional health and is an aspiring songwriter/movie score producer. In her spare time she enjoys teaching music to children/ young adults, and writing stories about strangers. She has grown up with various animals for most of her life, and ran her own pet care business for several years. Her spirit animal is Russell from Disney’s movie “UP” and the best way to her heart is through ice cream and pictures of dogs in pajamas. She stands by the phrase “be the kind of person your dog thinks you are.”
Pet Sitter Extrodinare
Hi, I'm Briana and I have 20 years of animal care experience, working as a groomer and a Veterinary Assistant at VCA Animal Hospitals. I currently work for Spark Rescue where I help rescue abused and neglected dogs/cats and help them find their furever homes. I graduated from Santa Barbara Business College with a degree in Criminal Justice, but my true passion is saving all animals and giving them a second chance at a good life. I'm a mom of four wonderful children and two sweet pit bulls, Bella and Kylo. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the beach/mountains, hiking, singing, dancing, writing poetry and volunteering at local animal shelters.
Pet Sitter & Animal Lover
One of our strongest team members! Cris spends her days walking our big dogs (and might little ones) but when she's not loving on your pets she is kicking butt coaching cross fit.
A Native to Brazil, Cris has fallen in love with Santa Barbara and has resided here for more 15 years,
Cris loves exercising and keeping your pets in good shape and healthy!