Pet Sitting Team Bios

Pet Sitting
Team Bios

Pet Sitting Mary Watterson

Mary Watterson

FOUNDER
I recently moved back home to Fort Collins to be closer to my parents when I realized pet sitting was for me! Having worked in the corporate world for years, I realized that the time I spent playing with my dogs…
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Pet Sitting Charissa Barbee

Charissa Barbee

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Charissa fell in love with dogs when she was very young. Her first “doggy crush” was a Border Collie named Pepper that would accompany the groups at Buckley Homestead. Since then…
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Pet Sitting Sloan Foley

Sloan Foley

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Sloan Foley grew up in upstate New York and moved to sunny Colorado in 2008, where she quickly fit right in to the active, pet-loving community of Fort Collins. Her love of animals grew quite literally from a little bug…
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Pet Sitting Janet Gavinski

Janet Gavinski

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Janet Gavinski grew up in Wisconsin where she raised three great kids amongst a menagerie of dogs, cats, reptiles, birds – and other critters that captured the interest of her children. “My passion for animals…
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Pet Sitter Dana Horne

Dana Horne

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Animal companions have always been a major passion in Dana’s life. Dana grew up in the Mid West believing that dogs and cats can truly be our best of friends. Says Dana, “When we treat our pets right…
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Pet Sitting Ann Jones

Ann Jones

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Ann moved to Fort Collins from Connecticut in the summer of 2007 with her family, two dogs, Bailey (Golden Retriever) and Emma (Cockalier) and cats (Theo and Monster). Animals…
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Pet Sitting Katie Kramer

Katie Kramer

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Katie Kramer was born and raised on a cattle and horse ranch in North Central Nebraska. Growing up on a working ranch afforded Katie many diverse experiences in taking care of all types of…
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Pet Sitting Mindy Sherwood

Mindy Sherwood

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Mindy moved to Fort Collins in 2010, where she has made her home and is enjoying life to the fullest. She fills her days drawing animals and spending time at home with her two dogs, six chickens, and cat….
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Pet Sitting Mikka Tully

Mikka Tully

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Mikka Tully is proud to be a Fort Collins native and part of the Poochy Care Team! A CSU grad with a Business Management degree, Mikka grew up in Laporte. Mikka appreciates the outdoor lifestyle…
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Pet Sitting Lee Wunsch

Lee Wunsch

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Lee hails from Iowa where she grew up on farms. When she was in her early teens, her family moved to the Colorado Mountains where they lived on working ranches, before finally settling in Fort Collins…
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Pet Sitting Mary Watterson

Mary Watterson

FOUNDER
I recently moved back home to Fort Collins to be closer to my parents when I realized pet sitting was for me! Having worked in the corporate world for years, I realized that the time I spent playing with my dogs…
Read More

Pet Sitting Charissa Barbee

Charissa Barbee

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Charissa fell in love with dogs when she was very young. Her first “doggy crush” was a Border Collie named Pepper that would accompany the groups at Buckley Homestead. Since then, she has owned…
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Pet Sitting Sloan Foley

Sloan Foley

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Sloan Foley grew up in upstate New York and moved to sunny Colorado in 2008, where she quickly fit right in to the active, pet-loving community of Fort Collins. Her love of animals grew quite literally from a little bug…
Read More

Pet Sitting Janet Gavinski

Janet Gavinski

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Janet Gavinski grew up in Wisconsin where she raised three great kids amongst a menagerie of dogs, cats, reptiles, birds – and other critters that captured the interest of her children. “My passion for animals…
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Pet Sitter Dana Horne

Dana Horne

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Animal companions have always been a major passion in Dana’s life. Dana grew up in the Mid West believing that dogs and cats can truly be our best of friends. Says Dana, “When we treat our pets right…
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Pet Sitting Ann Jones

Ann Jones

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Ann moved to Fort Collins from Connecticut in the summer of 2007 with her family, two dogs, Bailey (Golden Retriever) and Emma (Cockalier) and cats (Theo and Monster). Animals…
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Pet Sitting Katie Kramer

Katie Kramer

PET SITTER & DOG WALKER
Katie Kramer was born and raised on a cattle and horse ranch in North Central Nebraska. Growing up on a working ranch afforded Katie many diverse experiences in taking care of all types of…
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Pet Sitting Mindy Sherwood

Mindy Sherwood

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Mindy moved to Fort Collins in 2010, where she has made her home and is enjoying life to the fullest. She fills her days drawing animals and spending time at home with her two dogs, six chickens, and cat….
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Pet Sitting Leah Steffens

Leah Steffens

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Leah’s love for animals started at a very young age when her parents brought home a Saint Bernard puppy, named “Bussy.” “We actually sort of grew up together, as my parents got her shortly before I was born. I learned a lot from Bussy…
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Pet Sitting Mikka Tully

Mikka Tully

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Mikka Tully is proud to be a Fort Collins native and part of the Poochy Care Team! A CSU grad with a Business Management degree, Mikka grew up in Laporte. Mikka appreciates the outdoor lifestyle…
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Pet Sitting Lee Wunsch

Lee Wunsch

PET SITTER, DOG WALKER & TRAIL GUIDE
Lee hails from Iowa where she grew up on farms. When she was in her early teens, her family moved to the Colorado Mountains where they lived on working ranches, before finally settling in Fort Collins…
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