The heart and soul of Guardian Pet Sitters® are the pet sitters and dog walkers who provide our service. You trust us with your pet and home and we take that seriously. We carefully choose, screen and conduct background checks consisting of driving, credit, social security and criminal reports. Our screening process is intense and asks questions to learn about the individual and their character. By choosing Guardian Pet Sitters® you can rest assured that your pet is being pampered and cared for by a highly qualified, carefully screened, trustworthy pet care professional.
(additional team members to be added soon)
Sharon Jones is the founder of Guardian Pet Sitters®. She is originally from Kentucky and resides in The Colony. Sharon’s love of animals and her feisty Shih Tzu “Precious” was the inspiration for starting the company. Through her own experiences with her “canine” family, she understands the benefits of keeping pets in their own home. Sharon shares her home with Chrissie a cavalier/peke mix. Sharon enjoys working with women and currently leads a women’s group and is a facilitator for a business leadership school. Sharon has a vision to start a “working farm” for struggling women to get a second chance on life. Sharon enjoys theater, gardening, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with her friends. She is proud of her niece and three nephews and wished they lived closer. Sharon enjoys her role serving clients, employees, and all the “special” animals.
April Wilson joined Guardian Pet Sitters® in April 2009. April is originally from California and currently resides in The Colony. She is a full-time staff member with Guardian Pet Sitters® splitting her time between the office as our customer service specialist and in the field pet sitting. April is responsible for training all new pet staff. Her favorite part of pet sitting is spending time with shy cats and building a friendship with them. April has never met a cat she didn’t love. April likes walking dogs and being able to spend time with them outside. She enjoys baking and ballroom dancing in her free time. Even though April doesn’t currently have any pets, she loves all of her client’s pets like they were her own. April serves The Colony, Frisco, Plano and Carrollton.
Valerie K. joined Guardian Pet Sitters® in April 2008. She is originally from Connecticut and currently resides in Wylie. Valerie loves all kinds of animals so it was second nature for her to become a pet sitter. Valerie shares her home with 2 dogs Remy & Fiji and 2 Cats Sabrina & Tabatha. Learning from personal experience, she knows that keeping the pets in the home and having a normal routine as possible is best for them. Valerie works full-time as an MRP manager and is a part-time staff member. She enjoys working in the community and her newest passion is volunteering at In-Sync Exotic Sanctuary and Rescue for Big Cats. Valerie serves Wylie, Sasche, Murphy and Plano.
Moeno K joined the Guardian Pet Sitters’ team in May 2015. Moeno is a student at the University of Texas at Dallas studying biology. She loves taking care of animals and as one of her clients said: “Moeno went above and beyond in taking care of Willie as well as our home!” Moeno has two dogs of her own, and finds time to foster a few dogs. In addition to pet sitting, Moeno works as a pharmacy technician and intern at a research laboratory at UT Dallas. Moeno serves Allen, West Plano, West McKinney and Frisco.
Junella F. joined Guardian Pet Sitters’ team in September 2014. Junella is a native Texan who loves animals. Junella is married and has a daughter and one stepdaughter. She has been in the Dallas/FT Worth area all her life. Junella is a very active person and loves being busy! She has two dogs an American Eskimo named Sasha and a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Layla. She has had all types of pets in her life. Junella has a passion for caring for animals and as one client said: “Junella is awesome! B & C barely noticed I was gone! Her hobbies are travel, photography, movies, music and being with her friends. Junella serves The Colony, Frisco, West Plano and Castle Hills.
Ashlee D. joined the Guardian Pet Sitters team in April 2017. Ashlee is a native Texan and her life has been surrounded by dogs and cats. Ashlee values the relationship with her family. She is an aunt to 3 nephews and 4 nieces. She feels it is an honor to watch them grow. She received her Associate of Arts Degree from Collin College. Her ultimate goal is to combine her passion for children and animals into one, through research in the field of Comparative Psychology, which analyzes behavioral and mental processes in humans and animals. She wants to be an advocate for the integration of therapy animal use in elementary schools in order to benefit students with education-related anxieties, as well as students with special needs. Ashlee’s spare time is spent capturing and editing photographs, painting with oils, playing the flute, and she is trying her hand with weaving textiles. Currently, Ashlee shares her home with Napoleon Oliver (domestic long hair cat), and Samson (Akita/German Shepherd).
Merrily F. joined the Guardian Pet Sitters team in May 2017. Merrily is a native Texan and she has lived her life around all types of animals from horses to hamsters. She has successfully completed the school work and received her Diploma for Veterinary Assistant. She worked at Petco out of her love for animals which fueled her appetite for what she wanted to do as a career. Merrily enjoys learning about animals. She aspires to be a dog trainer in the future. She enjoys pet sitting as it enables her to meet all different types of animals and she loves getting to know the different personalities of the pets in her care. Merrily loves spending time outdoors, horseback riding, camping, fishing and meeting new people. She shares her home with her beloved dog named Buddy.
Suzanne Worthing AKA Classic Pet Sitters joined Guardian Pet Sitters® in July 2006. In October 2016, Guardian Pet Sitters helped Suzanne start Classic Pet Sitters. In this change, Guardian Pet Sitters made a change in the physical service territory and Suzanne obtained all clients living outside of the new territory. Classic Pet Sitters serves Addison, Dallas (south of Frankford Road), Framers Branch, Garland, Mesquite, and Richardson.