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.

Amanda, Pet Sitter

Amanda grew up in Virginia, but has lived in Davis for 20 years and has always been fascinated with animals. Family lore holds that as a toddler, Amanda would amuse herself by walking around the house with the family dog’s food bowl while the beagle patiently followed her around until she put it down. Growing up, she fondly remembers gently holding and admiring small lizards while playing outdoors, and caring for pet parakeets named Rover and Jitters. She once spent a week in Hawaii fascinated by carpenter bees that swarmed around a plant-covered arbor where she was staying. As an adult she has had feline roommates, and currently lives with a domestic longhaired tuxedo cat named Isabelle, a domestic shorthaired street rescue named Tobi, her husband, and the occasional bees, lizards, and hummingbirds who visit their yard. Amanda approaches all creatures with compassion and empathy.

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!

  

Katie, 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. Pictured, from left to right, are Felix, Oscar, Katie, Bear, and Frankie.

  

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!

 

  

Aden, Pet Sitter

Aden hails from Cleveland, OH. He attended college in Austin, TX, and moved to Davis in 2021 to support his partner, a law student. Aden grew up in a home full of poodles, bonding with them through games of fetch, cuddle sessions, and homemade agility courses. He also has an enduring love for cats thanks to his baby boy Ollie, a rescue Siamese-Tabby mix. He can’t wait to meet and care for all of your pets!

  

Cassidy, Pet Sitter

Cassidy has lived in Davis for 7 years and is presently attending Sacramento City College. Animals are her main passion in life, and she has plans to transfer to Cal Poly Humboldt to study wildlife. She grew up always having dogs in the family, and she began taking horseback riding lessons when she was 6. She went on to be competitive in the hunter/jumper world for the next 12 years. Cassidy’s fascination with animals led her to volunteer at a wildlife sanctuary and with a coral reef restoration project in Thailand, along with local wildlife rescues as well. She currently has two dogs and three chickens who she loves dearly. Cassidy deeply values all animals in her care and can’t wait to make more furry/feathered/scaled friends!

  

Emma, Pet Sitter

Emma grew up in Sonoma County, surrounded by a family who loved animals. As a young child,she enjoyed cuddles and naps with her big yellow lab, Arlo, and she had future plans to becomea vet. As a young teen, she fostered a small black puppy, Zoe, who was later adopted by aloving young couple. When she got older she knew she wanted to help and care for animals, butshe also wanted to follow her passion for art and creativity. During her second year of college,she had the wonderful opportunity, through a local rescue, to care for a pregnant momma catfrom Davis, Lily. While in her care, Lily had five beautiful kittens; three girls named Rose, Poppy,and Jade, and two boys named Lupin, later Jasper, and Otis. Currently, Emma is attending UCDavis and majors in studio art with a focus in education and lives with her best friend, Isaac, andher two loves, Jade and Jasper. She plans on pursuing a career in art and later working with arescue to continue fostering.

  

Jorge, Pet Sitter

Jorge has lived in Davis for over 5  years. During that time he has rescued Fishes and Cats but also worked with reptiles, dogs, and farm animals. Enjoys anything that involves spending time outdoors and interacting with nature and animals

  

Caitlyn, Pet Sitter

Caitlin grew up in the bay area and has been living in Davis the past 2 years for school. She is currently majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior at UC Davis and aspires to go to veterinary school.  She has a 6 y/o german shepherd and one y/o cat who are best friends and love getting into trouble together. Caitlin has worked as a technician at a veterinary hospital and spent 3 years training dogs, specifically helping dogs with fear-based aggression and other behavioral issues. She loves working with all animals and can’t wait to 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.

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