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!

Alexa, Client Manager

Alexa grew up in Tulare California and currently resides in Fairfield. She has a background in home health care and customer service. Alexa enjoys the outdoors especially hiking. She grew up with a Rottweiler named boots and a Chihuahua mix named Nextel as well as a rabbit named Willow and a rat named Ginger. She has always enjoyed having animals in her life. Alexa now shares her home with Charlie, a rescued terrier mix.

Analisa, Marketing Manager

Analisa was born and raised in Woodland, CA before traveling to Arizona for college. She is a lifelong pet lover who used to work at a dog magazine! Analisa spends her free time with her own pets at home or studying for graduate school. She loves spending time with animals of all shapes and sizes, and hopes to meet a sloth sometime in her future.

Cydney, 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.

Mica, Pet Sitter

Mica, a native of the Sacramento area, developed a love of animals before they learned to talk. When they were just six months old, their parents rescued a German Shepherd, Black Lab mix of about the same age, and they bonded instantly. Since then, Mica and their household welcomed in dogs, cats, mice, guinea pigs, lizards, fish, birds, and even snakes! Mica has also gotten to meet and help care for various farm animals, from chickens to to zebu. They have over 3 years of professional pet care experience in a variety of settings–including a veterinary hospital–so you can rest assured that your pet is in great hands. Mica has plenty of experience working with puppies, senior dogs, and animals with special needs, and they tailor every visit to your pet’s unique needs. Mica is passionate about animal behavior and know how to communicate with your pets to make them feel comfortable, safe, and understood.

Jared, Pet Sitter

Born and raised on the east coast, Jared’s family roots in California helped influence his decision to study at UC Davis, where he recently graduated in 2020. Since he was a child, Jared has been infatuated with the unique and beautiful personalities of each pet he has met. This early enthusiasm led him to volunteer at animal shelters, where he helped take care of and foster incredible second chances for dogs and cats alike. Today Jared lives with an adorable Chantilly-Tiffany cat and is super excited to meet and care for your furry companions!



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!


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.


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!


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