About The Pet Gal | The Pet Gal

Who we are

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

Kathleen Standefer
Kathleen StandeferPet Gal
My Okie heart is full of love for all fur creatures big or small! After marrying a Texan, I relocated to the Austin area from Southern Oklahoma 5 years ago. We were blessed when we found our Anna Bell at a shelter and have enjoyed having her as our fur-child for the last 4 years. […]
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    Renee Auguste
    Renee AugustePet Gal
    Growing up in Southern California, I had the opportunity to work with, care for, and be the pet mommy to, many fuzzy children. I volunteered at the Lang Foundation for homeless-domestic dogs and cats, and also The Wildlife Waystation. Then, joyfully, for four years, I worked at the Santa Barbara Zoo where I cared and […]
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      Laura Riley
      Laura RileyPet Gal
      Growing up on a ranch in South Texas, I was constantly surrounded by horses, swine, cattle, cats, and dogs.   Throughout my life, I have continued to love and have animals by my side.  I love big and small animals.  They all bring love, joy, and comfort to our lives. We moved back to Texas, after […]
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        Joellee LeClair
        Joellee LeClairPet Gal
        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
          Born and raised in Buffalo, NY. Moved to Texas from Long Beach, California this year. I’ve been around animals my entire life. Bingo was my calico cat my mom got me at the age of 3, she was my best friend. Bingo was in our lives for 19 years since then I had many different […]
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            Jennifer Immel
            Jennifer ImmelPet Gal & Scheduler
            If you are looking for someone to be there to love your pet when you have to be away, I’m your gal! I am an animal lover who’s come all the way from Wisconsin to my new home in Round Rock. The special girl in my life is a lab-mix named Callie. I rescued her […]
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              Samantha Nielsen
              Samantha NielsenPet Gal
              Hello! My name is Samantha, I’m originally from Foxborough, Massachusetts, home of the New England Patriots. I spent most of my 31 years in Massachusetts with some time spent in NYC and New Jersey. I moved to Austin during the summer of 2014 to be a Search Engine Marketing Manager. Similar to Susan, after one […]
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                Lindsey Ortiz
                Lindsey OrtizPet Gal
                I was born and raised in the great city of Austin and now reside in Leander with my wonderful husband and 4 amazing dogs, hedgehog and fish. From our smallest who is a 7lb Chihuahua named Georgie, to our amazing Kobe who is mostly Dachshund, Julie who is a 55lb Staffordshire Terrier,  our youngest, a […]
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                  Jen Kopp
                  Jen KoppPet Gal
                  Hi! My name is Jen and I am so thrilled to be a part of the amazing Pet Gal team! I have been passionate about helping and caring for people and animals for as long as I can remember. It is incredibly exciting to have a job doing what you love! I was born in […]
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                    Ann Evans
                    Ann EvansPet Gal
                    My name is Ann and I will be servicing the Georgetown/ Round Rock area. I have been a vegetarian for 35 years- ( so the piggies and bunnies can relax!) and I believe in natural remedies for myself and my pets whenever possible. I also work in the fitness industry coaching strength and cardio workouts. […]
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                      Julie Walls
                      Julie WallsPet Gal
                      I moved to Austin during the fall of 2015 and loved every minute exploring this amazing city! I visited prior and fell in love with the people and the mentality… don’t forget about the food! I was born and raised in beautiful Colorado with a loving family who’s always adored rescues of any kind! My […]
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                        Suzy Elledge
                        Suzy ElledgePet Gal
                        My name is Suzy Elledge. My love for pets is what sparked me to enter the wonderful world of pet sitting and dog walking. As a kid, I grew up with a household of furry friends – from lots of cats and dogs to having had bunnies at one time! I completely understand how much […]
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                          Kirstie Lard
                          Kirstie LardPet Gal
                          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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                            Lynsi McCarthur
                            Lynsi McCarthurPet Gal
                            I’m Lynsi-Anne from Louisiana, raised in the beautiful four corners of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Where I’m from, you could travel twenty minutes north and be in the Great Colorado Mountains, thirty minutes east and at our Farmington Lake, drive two hours south to view the Continental Divide, or an hour to the […]
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