About The Pet Gal North Austin | The Pet Gal

Who we are

The Pet Gal is the top rated, most trusted and caring professional pet care provider in North 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

Katelyn Milam
Katelyn MilamPet Gal
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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    Chrissy Hopkins
    Chrissy HopkinsPet Gal
    I was born and raised in Austin and remember when it used to be a small town. I am fortunate to still live in this great city with my husband, 11 year old daughter, and our rescue cat Orange Kitty. I’ve been a teacher for 18 years and love watching how much my students grow […]
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      Becca Santana
      Becca SantanaPet Gal
      I’m Pet Gal Becca! I was born and raised in Texas! I moved to Austin from West Texas in 2000. Austin is such a beautiful city & so very animal-friendly. I have loved and cared for many animals growing up and throughout my adult life. My pup in the photo is Kimber. She is an […]
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        Hessy Derman
        Hessy DermanPet Gal
        I was born and raised in New York where my passion for animals started. At the age of 5 my parents started me horseback riding. That was it! From then on my world evolved around all animals. I competed for years in equestrian show jumping and worked at stables to help pay the horse bills. […]
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          Debbie McCarroll
          Debbie McCarrollPet Gal
          If there were ever a time in my life when I didn’t have a pet, I don’t remember it! As a little girl, I had a dog and a goldfish. (Probably more than one, but I didn’t know the difference!) As I grew up, I added more dogs, parakeets, and cats. In recent years, I […]
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            Siobhan McClafferty
            Siobhan McClaffertyPet Gal
            My name is Siobhan, I am an Irish pet lover who has just recently moved to Austin, Texas. I have traveled extensively throughout the world, living in Ireland, Austrailia, Los Angeles, Spain and most recently, Chicago. I feel the Texas people are very like the Irish, friendly and welcoming… for that reason, I felt right […]
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              Jessica Roberts
              Jessica RobertsPet Gal
              I was born and raised in upstate NY and attended college in Connecticut. I am a licensed massage therapist and although I enjoy what I do for my Clients, I was looking for more balance in my professional life. I have always enjoyed spending time with animals, and becoming a Pet Gal has given me […]
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                Beth Kirtley
                Beth KirtleyPet Gal
                I moved to Austin in May of 2016 from Louisville, Kentucky with my husband and 6 rescue pups. My love for all animals has been strong since a very early age. I can remember like it was yesterday, dressing up our pups and cats in all my cabbage patch doll clothes and pushing them around […]
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                  Tabitha Galeana
                  Tabitha GaleanaPet Gal
                  I was born and raised in Austin and have been an Austinite ever since. Animals are my passion. I started an animal rescue in 2011 to help animals that are often overlooked in high kill shelters. Our rescue also specializes in special needs and behavioral cases. I love working with animals that just need a […]
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