About The Pet Gal Central Austin | The Pet Gal

Who we are

The Pet Gal is the top rated, most trusted and caring professional pet care provider in Central Austin. We offer a complete line of pet care services including Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Pet Taxi, Pet Wedding Attendant and Ranch Sitting. Every Pet Gal is an animal lover first so you know all our visits come with loads of love and personalized attention. We strive to be the best pet service provider we can so when you choose The Pet Gal, you really can go guilt free.

Our Philosophy

We believe a locally owned business can provide better and more personalized care than large franchises. We built our reputation for outstanding service one client at a time, by meeting the needs both you and your pets expect and deserve.

What is a Pet Gal?

The Pet Gal does more than just hire dog lovers, we hire educated, smart, motivated and highly responsible caregivers. Pet Gals come from all walks of life, some hold master degrees, several are veterinary technicians, dog trainers, all are passionate about their own personal charities and they all have their own pets. We strive to have designated sitters for each service area to ensure your pets can create a bond with their Pet Gal.

Meet Our Owner

Susan Anderson
Susan AndersonOwner
I worked in telecom, banking, and semiconductors; however, my passion is pets! I quit the corporate world to follow my dream of owning a business tending to the welfare and advocacy of animals. Since I was little, I always brought home bunnies, cats, and dogs. I spent hours during summer breaks looking for critters under […]
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Meet Our Team

Amy R.
Amy R.Pet Gal Central Austin
I am Amy Rojas. An AF Veteran currently enrolled at UT Austin for Interior Design. I have lived all over the world and always had pets, including dogs and horses, through all of the adventures. I don’t have a lot of free time these days because of school, but I do enjoy swimming, and I’m […]
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    Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth B.Pet Gal - North Austin
    Hi, my name is Elizabeth Bono. I was born in Austin then moved to North Carolina, but I moved back to Austin in 2014. I have grown up with at least one pet in the house at all times. I currently own an adorable puppy named Oahu who is the most energetic dog I have […]
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      Jason F.
      Jason F.Pet Guy South Austin
      Hi! My name is Jason. I am a native Austinite, former small business owner, entertainer, meditator, ordained minister, and animal fanatic! As you might have guessed, I have many passions and interests, but nothing gives me greater pleasure and meaning than giving lots of love and care to animals in need and the beloved pets […]
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        Rebecca R.
        Rebecca R.Pet Gal Cedar Park
        I moved to Austin in 7th grade and have been here since! I have lived in Cedar Park for the past 13 years. I have my wonderful husband and two children. We also have our Schnoodle, Mavis, that we got at a local rescue. She brings so much joy to us daily! I have been […]
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          Bernie G.
          Bernie G.Pet Guy Central Austin
          My name is Bernie, and I just moved to Austin from Mexico City. I had a corporate job in the Consumer Products industry. I have always loved being around animals, so this is a natural step for me. I grew up having all kinds of animals: snakes, salamanders, tarantulas, scorpions, a rooster, birds, and of […]
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            Patricia M.
            Patricia M.Pet Gal - Pflugerville
            I recently moved here from Illinois, and I would love to look after your fur babies. I moved down here to go to school, but I’m available almost every morning and early afternoons. I have spent my whole life taking care of animals, and I am looking forward to doing so again for you! Pet […]
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              Shelbie C.
              Shelbie C.Pet Gal Austin
              Hi, I’m Shelbie! I grew up caring for farm animals, and I have years of experience handling cats and dogs. Spending time with animals and getting to know their personalities brings me joy! At home, I have two kitties who love to play and watch birds out the window. I look forward to meeting your […]
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                Claudia C.
                Claudia C.Pet Gal Lakeway
                Hi, my name is Claudia, and I was born and raised in Lima, Peru. I had the privilege of living on a big property in Lima and being surrounded by many different animals, including dogs, cats, birds, llamas, and snakes. When I moved to Texas, I decided to continue my love for animals; however, it […]
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                  Brooke W.
                  Brooke W.Pet Gal North Austin
                  Hi, I’m Brooke and I was born and raised in Austin, TX. I truly love all animals and they have always been a part of my life. I grew up with dogs, cats, hamsters, fish, horses, cows, and goats. Right now, I just have 1 cat, but I hope for more cats and dogs in […]
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                    Lesley M.
                    Lesley M.Pet Gal Central Austin
                    Hi there Austin Animal Lovers! My name is Lesley. I have lived in Austin for the last 12 years. I am a nurse by trade, and I love to care for animals as much as I love to care for people. One of my favorite things about Austin is how animal-friendly it is and how […]
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                      Kirstie Lard
                      Kirstie LardPet Gal Central Austin
                      Hi fellow pet parents! My name is Kirstie and I am a proud dog mom to two wonderful, adorable dogs- Roka & Shasta. Shasta is a feisty, cuddly chihuahua who loves to play with her ball and Roka is a friendly, fun lab mix who has the funniest facial expressions and can play fetch for […]
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                        Supna S.
                        Supna S.Pet Gal Central Austin
                        I was born in northeast Texas and moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area as a young child. I then moved to Austin to attend The University of Texas at Austin for my undergraduate and graduate work. In fact, I have been in Austin for nearly 21 years! I grew up with the most amazing and […]
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                          Ginger A.
                          Ginger A.Pet Gal Cedar Park
                          I grew up in a small town in Oregon before moving to Mexico for ten years and finally landing myself here in the Austin area. I am a very busy mother of three wonderfully outgoing energetic human children. I have always loved animals of all shapes and sizes. Growing up I actively participated in 4-h […]
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                            Malene P.
                            Malene P.Pet Gal Austin
                            Heey! My name is Malene and I am from Copenhagen, Denmark but have resided in Austin, TX for the last two or so years. I am super excited to be part of the Pet Gal team and to take care of all your sweet companions! Since I knew how to crawl, I have loved animals […]
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                              Amanda C.
                              Amanda C.Pet Gal South Austin
                              After relocating to Austin, I started working at an animal hospital, then moved to an emergency animal hospital for 5 years. I loved caring for animals so much and wanted to broaden to child care, so I decided to become an elementary school teacher. I taught for years and came back to pet care, because […]
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                                Kristin V.
                                Kristin V.Pet Gal Pflugerville
                                Hello, fellow animal lovers & pet parents! I’m Kristin. I spent most of my life in southeast Michigan before my spouse and I moved to Austin, Texas, in 2016! We found that we loved the area so much that we bought a house & settled in Pflugerville in 2017. We currently reside with 3 wonderful […]
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                                  Joy V.
                                  Joy V.Wedding Pet Coordinator
                                  A retail and customer service leader by trade and originally a New York transplant, I currently serve as manager of The Pet Gal’s Wedding Pet Attendant services, a highly unique set of services that enables brides and grooms to have their pets be part of their wedding, guilt free. The team and I have partnered […]
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                                    Jeff B.
                                    Jeff B.Pet Guy Austin
                                    Hey Howdy Hi Y’all! I’m Jeff. Although I’ve lived in Austin for the majority of my life, I grew up in Nebraska; fortunate to have the opportunity to care for a wide variety of animals; dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, guinea pigs, parakeets, horses, chinchillas, and, most recently, bearded dragons. Time spent with animals is my […]
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                                      Sara S.
                                      Sara S.Pet Gal South Austin
                                      Hi, my name is Sara and I’m so happy to be a part of the Pet Gal team! For the last five years I was working in New York at a desk job and decided that lifestyle was just not for me; it left me feeling trapped and unfulfilled. I decided to escape the grind […]
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                                        Tara H.
                                        Tara H.Pet Gal Cedar Park
                                        Hi! My name is Tara. I was born in Austin and raised in Lake Travis. I cannot imagine a time when I didn’t live in a zoo. Taking care of animals has always been a part of my life! I have had big dogs, small dogs, hound dogs, cats, hamsters, fish, birds, chickens, even a […]
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