Ashley’s Pawsome Pet Sitting began as a solo operation and the dream project of Ashley Carr, now Owner and Manager. In 2015, the business expanded in order to continue providing dedicated services to our clients and their amazing pets. Each member of the Pawsome Pets team is interviewed, background checked, and on-boarded, including training to ensure that each member lives up to the standard set by Ashley’s Pawsome Pets. The team training aspect of Ashley’s Pawsome Pets ensures that every member of the Pawsome Pets team provides the same incredible service to every client and every pet in the Ashley’s Pawsome Pets family!

Lauren, Sitter Manager

Lauren is a Sacramento, CA native who grew up in a house filled with dogs and cats, and fell in love with horses when she was 10 years old. Lauren spends her weekends volunteering for various non-profits, as well as pet sitting around the town of Davis. She also teaches beginning horseback riding lessons at a barn in Woodland. She currently only owns two animals – a black kitty named Bagheera or “Baggy”, and a thoroughbred horse named Gallon. She graduated from UC Davis in December 2018 with a B.S. degree in Animal Science, and hopes to continue on to veterinary school. She enjoys getting to spend time with animals of all shapes and sizes!

Cydney, Client Manager and Pet Sitter

Cydney has been working with animals her entire life, starting as a young girl working with cattle on an Angus ranch here in Davis. When she was in grade school she participated in 4H for nine years raising pigs for the local show. She also participated in FFA while in high school for 6 years, she raised Turkeys, Goats and Veal Calf’s which she showed at the Yolo County Fair.She has always had a passion for animals and has kept herself surrounded by them throughout her entire life. Cydney currently owns a Paint/Arabian horse named Sierra that she takes on trail rides, to various shows and competes in Gymkhana with. She also owns a small yorkie named Lulu that she loves dearly and takes along with her on many adventures. Aside from working with animals, Cydney works at UC Davis as the advising assistant in the undergraduate counseling office while going to school online at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in psychology. She would like to become a counselor when she is complete with her education to be able to help people, another one of her passions. She loves to care for animals of all kinds and enjoys having the opportunity to get to meet different pets as they all have their own unique personalities.

Katie, Social Media Manager and Pet Sitter

Katie moved to California from Iowa. She is a UC Davis student majoring in Music and Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology. She has had several rescue dogs including a Catahoula/Great Dane mix, a border collie/setter mix, a Heinz 57 mutt, and a German Shepherd/Great Dane mix. Family pets also include two Anglo-Nubian goats. Additionally, Katie has been riding horses since she was four. In addition to animals, Katie enjoys textile arts and playing oboe for the UCD Concert Band.

Allison, Pet Sitter

Originally from Los Angeles County, Allison recently moved to Davis to begin veterinary school. Allison has always loved caring for animals and grew up surrounded by all sorts of pets, including dogs, cats, rats, fish, and a lizard. After earning a B.A. in Communication and an M.A. in History, she is so thankful to have discovered a true passion for veterinary medicine. Allison spent the last year as a doctor’s assistant at an emergency and specialty animal hospital. In her free time, she likes to knit, watch movies, and hang out with family and friends. She is excited to serve the Davis community.

      

Andrew, Pet Sitter

Originally from Missouri, Andrew recently moved to Sacramento to start university. He plans to study computers, including how to build and fix them.  Andrew loves cats & dogs, and grew up surrounded by pets. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games with his friends and walking around downtown to find good food. He is excited to meet everyone’s pets and serve the APP community!

Asher, Pet Sitter

Asher grew up in Virginia, but moved to California two years ago to attend college at UC Davis. He is a huge animal lover, and has always had at least three pets growing up at all times. He has had everything from rats to snakes, and loves every kind of animal. He currently lives with his three sweet cats, Luna, Beau, and Nox (pictured above on a walk). When not spending time with animals, he enjoys playing video games, reading, and watching anime. He is very excited to meet everyone’s furry friends and to give them the great care they deserve.

Madison, Pet Sitter

Madison is originally from Tracy, CA but moved to Davis in 2021 to pursue a degree in Animal Biology at UC Davis. Her lifelong dream has always been to become a veterinarian because she has a huge passion for helping animals and her community. She has been surrounded by animals her entire life, including volunteering with her local Animal Rescue as a Cat Cuddler for over six years! At home, Madison has two dogs, a rescue German Shepperd mix and a mini Pitbull, a Siamese mix cat, a Parrot, and two Red-eared Slider turtles. In her free time, Madison loves to read, watch movies, and get outside. She is extremely excited to serve her community by helping care for your beloved pets!

Danielle, Pet Sitter

Danielle grew up on a small farm in Lucerne Valley, Ca, which is where her love of animals began. She has since graduated with her B.S. degree in Animal Science and eventually wants to pursue her dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian. Danielle has worked with many species of animals including, livestock, horses, and companion animals but currently works as an animal technician caring for primates. She absolutely loves cats and has two of her own; Peanut and Winston. She looks forward to caring for and playing with all of your pets!

Vivian, Pet Sitter

Because of her love for animals and the natural world Vivian studied Biology with an emphasis in Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity at UC Davis. In her professional life she has worked with rats, insects, and birds. In her free time she volunteers for San Francisco’s Muttville Senior Dog Shelter, fosters cats and dogs, and plays fetch with her 3-year-old German Shepherd Mix! She is looking forward to serving the pets of the Davis community!

Garrett, Pet Sitter

Since he was young, Garrett has always had a strong passion for animals. Growing up overseas, he immersed himself in the company of wonderfully unique pets, from border collies to snapping turtles. A devotion of his growing up was rescuing distressed birds he encountered and caring for them, twice resulting in a beautiful long-term bond with two cockatoos. He also holds a wealth of experience in pet sitting and dog walking services, having catered mostly to neighbors and friends. Currently, Garrett is a student at UC Davis chasing after a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is the delighted owner of two dogs and a mischievous cat.

Nicole S, Pet Sitter

Caring for animals has always been Nicole’s passion. She is currently an undergraduate student at UC Davis, and will be applying to veterinary school this cycle in order to pursue a career helping animals. She has owned and worked with animals throughout her life, and is excited to meet your furry friends!

Jamie, Pet Sitter

Jaime grew up in Chico moving to Huntington Beach to pursue her college education. After working 16 years as a customer service manager she moved to Nor Cal to be closer the family. As a wife and mom of 6, sports and animals were always a priority. We’ve participated and helped with 4H, FFA, wrestling, soccer and football coaching and boosters. We have rescued boxers, pugs, kittens, reptiles and chickens. As a family we’ve raised snakes, pigs, sheep, rabbits, hamsters and fish. Currently a miniature Schnauzer named Emmylou is Jaime’s closest companion as well as her love for her flock of chickens. Gardening, travel, good friends and grandchildren are her passions. Jaime is excited to help other families with their fur babies and give back to her local community.

 
 

Sarah, Pet Sitter

I am Sarah, an undergraduate Animal Science major at UC Davis. I came to Davis in 2022 but I am originally from Oxnard, California. Growing up, my family had a variety of animals, from chickens, horses, and donkeys to bunnies, cats, and dogs. Additionally, we have had some birds and a snake too! I have always loved helping my family members with their pets or on the ranch, so livestock and domestic animals have a special place in my heart. However, my goal is to be a large animal exotics veterinarian. I am excited to meet and care for people’s animal babies like family.

 

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