At Your Service!
All Sitters are Bonded & Insured and Trained in Pet First Aid.
Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker/ Dog Trainer Miracle Worker
Meet Dario! Former Marine and graduate of Animal Behavior College. He is a certified dog trainer specializing in positive behavior reinforcement. Growing up his mom did not want dogs but had a change of heart when Dario brought home two pit bulls named Roxy & Roscoe. Before long she was knitting them sweaters and letting them sleep in her room. When Dario realized he could change his mom’s frame of mind about dogs, that is when he knew that he wanted to become a trainer. When he’s not training dogs he enjoys, hiking, skating, biking and dancing. In his spare time he works with Spark Rescue of Santa Barbara to rehabilitate troubled dogs and to help them get adopted.
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
Meet 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.
Pet Sitter Extrodinaire
Meet Kelsea! She has 15 years of experience in pet care with a variety of animals including reptiles, rabbits, chickens, fish, and of course cats and dogs. She is currently a nursing student at Santa Barbara City College. She has experience giving oral pet medication and taking care of senior pets as well as special needs animals. Kelsea is detail oriented and considers herself a “clean freak”. Her caring nature, medical training, and compassion for animals makes her the perfect sitter for you and your pets. When she isn’t doing school work, she’s usually doing yoga, hiking, biking, roller blading, or walking dogs. She loves fitness and the great outdoors. She will keep your pets active and smiling!
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.
Adventure Dog Walker/ Social Media Coordinator
Elvira recently moved to
Santa Barbara from Washington D.C. where also worked in the pet care profession. 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.
Pet Sitter /Co-Owner/ Pro Animal Lover and Humanatarian
Meet Tracy, 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.”