At Your Service!
Bonded & Insured, and Trained in Pet First Aid.
Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker/ Dog Trainer
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.
Co-Owner/ Professional Animal Lover
Sunny is Co-Owner at Santa Barbara Pet Sitters. Her love for animals has started at a young age. Sunny was seeked out in her community to be a pet sitter for her friends and associates, None the less her passion led to work with e with animals. From a small town, Sunny moved to SB in 2005. After owning another pet care business for 10+ successful years, she decided to start up SBPS with Tracy, her long time friend. Together they created the most trusted pet care company around!
Pet Sitter / Dog Walker
Meet Katie! She’s currently a Veterinary Assistant and has a passion for helping owners take the best care of their animals. In her spare time, she likes to hike, read, snow ski, do half marathons all with her dog Gabe by her side.
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!
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.
Allie recently moved from Kansas City, Missouri to Santa Barbara and has 10+ years of experience caring for pets. When she’s not working, Allie enjoys volunteering for the Santa Barbara Humane Society, hiking, walking the beach, cuddling with her dog Cedar and meeting every dog possible in Santa Barbara. Although Allie is a huge dog lover, she is passionate about providing the best care possible to all of our family’s pets.
Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker
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
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
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!
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.