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

Holly Andrews
Holly AndrewsPet Gal Leander
Hi! I’m Holly and I grew up about 3 hours south of Dallas. I am a single mom of 2 daughters Gabriella (19) and Cameron (17) a. I have a license as an occupational therapy assistant. Currently in my home we have 3 cats – Lola(8),Ginger (16),Oliver (1) and a pet dog Named Ari (5) […]
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    Jackie Nevarez
    Jackie NevarezPet Gal South Austin
    Hello fellow pet lovers! My name is Jackie Nevarez and I’m so delighted to be a Pet Gal! I was born and raised in the beautiful desert & west Texas city of El Paso. I moved to Austin 7 years ago and I brought my two toy fox terriers, Patches and Bonita, with me on […]
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      Ginger Awmiller
      Ginger AwmillerPet 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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        Jason Farmer
        Jason FarmerPet 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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          Robyn Rambo Stanley
          Robyn Rambo StanleyPet Gal Central Austin
          Hi All! My name is Robyn. I grew up in Southwestern Arizona (Yuma) and have moved around quite a bit since then. I am delighted to now call Austin home and am thrilled to have joined The Pet Gal family. I look forward to partnering with you in the care of your pets and treating […]
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            Katelyn Milam
            Katelyn MilamPet Gal North Austin
            If you were to ask the people closest to me in my life about my one defining characteristic, their first answer would be my love and empathy for animals. I was raised on my grandmother’s farm, where I was privileged enough to care for animals of all types, and I have been lucky enough to […]
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              Joellee LeClair
              Joellee LeClairPet Gal Round Rock
              I have cared for animal friends of many varieties for the past 15 years. Since a young age, I have felt a special bond to critters of all kinds. I have cared for birds, bearded dragons, cats, chickens, dogs, fish, goats, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits and turtles. My pet care experience has been for private […]
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                Joy Viscomi
                Joy ViscomiPet Gal Round Rock & 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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                  Kimberly Simms
                  Kimberly SimmsPet Gal North Austin
                  I have over 10 years of experience working with and caring for animals. I grew up on a homestead in west Texas with lots of different animals. I moved to Austin in 2017 where I currently have 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a very diverse garden. I started working with animals at a grooming shop […]
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                    Tara Hundley
                    Tara HundleyPet 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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                      Kati Llewellyn
                      Kati LlewellynPet Gal Central Austin
                      Hello pet parent pals! My name is Kati and I love all the animals! I’m originally from Chicago and moved to Austin in 2015 when a lifetime of winters got to be a little too much. I was sad to say goodbye to my awesome local rescue, One Tail at a Time, but I’ve truly […]
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                        Lesley Mantle
                        Lesley MantlePet 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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                          Supna Sharma
                          Supna SharmaPet 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 nearly 21 years! I grew up with the most amazing and loving […]
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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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                              Claudia Carrasco
                              Claudia CarrascoPet Gal Lakeway
                              Hi, my name is Claudia and I was born and raised in Lima, Peru. I had the privilege to live on a big property in Lima and be surrounded by many different animals including dogs, cats, bird, llamas, and snakes. When I moved to Texas, I decided to continue my love for animals; however, it […]
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                                Jena Gold
                                Jena GoldPet Gal Central Austin
                                Hello! I’m Jena and I grew up in Southern California. I’ve been caring for dogs and cats since I was a child. My family always had lots of animals friends. I also have experience with reptiles and farm animals. I’m honored to be able to take care of your pets while you are away and […]
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                                  Emily Barrett
                                  Emily BarrettPet Gal South Austin
                                  I’m a homegrown central Texas gal, raised with an assortment of animals in the hills just west of Austin. My animals include dogs, cats, a goat, a parrot and a couple of horses. While in high school, I worked at a small grooming shop where I had the opportunity to work with many different dog […]
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                                    Sara Faigen
                                    Sara FaigenPet 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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                                      Claire Abramson
                                      Claire AbramsonPet Gal Pflugerville
                                      Hi, I’m Claire! I am originally from the small town of Quincy, California – a hidden gem tucked away in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. I grew up surrounded by farmland and forest, so not only were my own family’s pets central to my life growing up but also wildlife and pastured animals. I often […]
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                                        Bernie Garcia
                                        Bernie GarciaPet 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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