Just like our furry friends, each one of our pet sitters has a different look and personality. While we all come from different backgrounds and have different talents and interests, we have a few common elements that make us similar: We are all responsible, dependable pet lovers!

Dana
Dana earned a master’s degree from the University of Illinois in 2001 and soon after started Chicago Pet Sitters. Today, she runs Chicago Pet Sitters with the help of her three pups and an amazing group of pet sitters!

Andrew
Andrew, a graduate of the University of Virginia, is a local actor and stage designer. When he’s not entertaining our furry friends, he’s writing music and prepping for his upcoming shows!

Ash
Ash is a high-energy transplant from Michigan who moved to Chicago for school. When she is not working with all of our amazing pups and kittens, she is immersed in art and music while hanging out with Smokey, her 7-year-old, 70-pound boxer/mastiff mix!

Britt
Britt, originally from Canton, OH, graduated from Miami of Ohio in 2014. Shortly after, she moved to the incredible city of Chicago! She’s currently a graduate student at DePaul in pursuit to become a high school French teacher. When Britt isn’t walking dogs with CPS, she’s usually hanging out with her cat, Rick James.

Caitlin
Caitlin is a graduate from the Theatre School at DePaul University. A native of Iowa, she has now lived in Chicago 4 years. When not helping CPS, she’s taking care of her lab/pointer mix Max.

Carolyn
Carolyn moved to Chicago from Brighton, Michigan in the fall of 2016. She studies Alternative Medicine and spends her time (when she’s not reading for school or with the wonderful animals of Chicago Pet Sitters) painting colorful Bob Ross style landscapes, baking goodies for her roommates and practicing yoga!

Carrie
Carrie is an Evanston native who graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign with a degree in Spanish. She grew up with (yellow) Labrador retrievers but has a soft spot for all breeds! During her free time, Carrie is exploring the city and learning to get along with her new roommates–and their cat!

Christopher
Christopher earned his degree in Theatre Performance and Directing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. In addition to being an animal lover, Christopher keeps busy by being involved in the arts and activism. He is excited to be with Chicago Pet Sitters and work with pets of all kinds.

Corrin
Corrin is a cat mom of two years, as well as a newly certified yoga instructor. In her opinion, cats are the original yogis!

Clayton
Clayton, a native of northern Kentucky, recently graduated from The Theatre School with his Masters in Acting. He grew up with three wonderful cats and around some great neighbor dogs. He’s excited to be working with CPS and to hopefully get a pet of his own soon!

Cydney
Cydney graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in acting! She recently moved to Chicago and is pursuing her career now in the city! She’s very excited to be with Chicago Pet Sitters and get to hang out with the coolest cats in Chicago.

Dan
Dan is a Chicago native. He is an avid cyclist and is obsessed with jiu jitsu and his Irish setter, Alainn.

Derek
Derek is currently living in Chicago to pursue an audio-engineering degree from Columbia College. In the meantime, he writes and records music, collects tapes/vinyl and pals around town with the best dogs on the planet! As a kid he begged his parents and even wrote up a contract to get a dog in the family. 🙂

Gerilee
Gerilee, a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, is a native Pittsburgher. While she misses her four cats back home, her role as a pet sitter helps her get the animal fix she’s been missing!

Jodi
Jodi is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and a former pet care business owner. Today, she a licensed Realtor and a huge advocate for raising awareness of adopting and rescuing homeless dogs and cats. When she’s not finding one of her human clients a new home, she’s dog sitting or walking one of the many furry clients of Chicago Pet Sitters.

Joe
Joe grew up on a horse ranch in Alabama, but claims Louisiana heritage after spending 11 years loving the culture of Baton Rouge. His favorite pets were a Great Pyrenees from his childhood as well as a tabby cat named Kramer.

Jes
Jes is a writer, reader, avid nature lover and pet enthusiast. In her life, she’s had a dog named Squirt, a cat named Maxwell Sheffield Not-So-Smart, a quaker parrot called Al and a pot belly pig named Gus. And yes, she is from the South.

Jessica
Jessica is a California native who somehow turned out to love Chicago. An avid reader, yoga teacher, and future PT student, Jessica loves spending time with furry creatures big and small, including her two cats (Leia and Aurra) at home!

Joshua
Joshua recently moved to Chicago from Texas, where he taught elementary music. When he is not walking dogs he is performing in local improv comedy shows. He also takes care of his two cats, Glen and Esther.

Katie
Katie is from the city of Aurora, west of Chicago, and came to the city to pursue a degree in Fine Arts at Columbia College. When she is not caring for our clients’ wonderful pets you can find her sketching, painting, screen printing, or hanging out with her two spotted black and white cats, Desmond and Lil Kitty.

Leigh
Leigh is a graduate from Michigan State University. As a mixed-media artist, she’s often capturing her love for animals in books and illustrations as well as murals and greeting cards!

Oscar
Oscar is a recent grad of Michigan State University and moved to Chicago to pursue an acting career. Loves all pups and enjoys staying active while also getting to make new puppy pals every day!

Rachel
Rachel is a pet lover by day and an actor by night! She moved to Chicago from Nashville in 2012 and has loved every minute of it! When she is not auditing and performing, she is taking care of her two kitties, Link and Zelda. She is very proud to be a part of Chicago Pet Sitters!

Rene
Rene is an avid biker, past co-founder of a successful bike messenger co-op, and when he’s not working with Chicago Pet Sitters he’s managing his own gaming space. He is dad to a beagle and two rescue kitties, one feral found in his basement named BC for “Basement Cat”!

Sarah
Sarah has lived in the city for three years now and often goes home often to visit her 8-year-old terrier Westie mix. She graduated from the Caninelink dog training and career program and shortly after joined AnimalSense as a junior dog trainer. She is currently working toward becoming a senior dog trainer while working as a dog walker and pet sitter for CPS!

Tiffany
Tiffany is a Chicago native who is schooled-out after having recently completed her master’s degree. When she is not reading about or watching something on crime forensics, she enjoys playing with her two cat creatures Isaac Newton and Einstein, indulging her literal card-carrying, space-nerd side and travelling.

Sarah