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

Tammie Brandon
Tammie BrandonPet Gal
My name is Tammie Brandon and animal lover doesn’t begin to describe how much I adore animals of all kinds. I grew up in East Texas. Our family always had cats, dogs, rabbits and even horses. My family and I moved to the Round Rock area in 2014 from Houston and fell in love. I […]
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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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      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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        Nicole Berlin
        Nicole BerlinPet Gal
        Hello, my name is Nicole, and I’m excited to be a part of the PetGal team. I moved to Austin from Kansas City with my husband and two kitties, Fiona and Avery, shortly after getting married in 2014. I’ve never lived in a house without animals, except briefly during college, and can’t imagine a home […]
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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, my precious little girl Kenzie and our 4 amazing dogs/babies. I also serve in leadership with other non-profit animal organizations, so it is my whole world and passion. I know the feeling of wanting to […]
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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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              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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                Audrey Starks
                Audrey StarksPet Gal
                Hello animal enthusiasts! My name is Audrey and I’ve been living in Austin for about five years now. I just graduated from Texas State and will be starting a teaching certification program soon! I also received my certification from The Pet Gal Academy in understanding dog behavior and reading dog body language. My boyfriend and I have a […]
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                  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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                    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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                      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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                        Joy Viscomi
                        Joy ViscomiPet Gal
                        Born and raised in Buffalo, NY and moved to Texas from Long Beach, California. 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 animals […]
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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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                            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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                              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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                                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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                                  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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                                    Susan Smith
                                    Susan SmithPet Gal
                                    Howdy! My name is Susan and I am thrilled to be a Pet Gal. I grew up in the bayous of South Louisiana but have lived in the Austin area for 20 years. I graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Health Education and love learning and sharing ways to be physically, mentally […]
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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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                                        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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                                          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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                                            Danielle Gore
                                            Danielle GorePet Gal
                                            Hello! My name Danielle and I feel so blessed to be a part of the Pet Gal team! I moved to Texas for university after living in Minnesota and California before settling in Round Rock with my husband a few years ago. Over time our little family has grown in the from of one clumsy […]
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                                              Jess Osgood
                                              Jess OsgoodPet Gal
                                              I consider myself extremely fortunate, because there has never been a time in my life when I was not surrounded by animals. I grew up in beautiful Upstate New York in a home that always had dogs, cats, and other smaller critters, supplemented by the injured (and not injured) birds, toads, mice and other assorted […]
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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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                                                  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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                                                    Jennifer Immel
                                                    Jennifer ImmelPet Gal & Scheduler
                                                    If you are looking for someone to be there and spoil your pet with love when you have to be away, I’m your gal! I’m a huge animal lover who’s come all the way from Wisconsin to my new home in Round Rock, TX. The special girl in my life is a lab-mix named Callie. […]
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                                                      Sara Faigen
                                                      Sara FaigenPet Gal
                                                      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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                                                        Ann Evans
                                                        Ann EvansPet Gal
                                                        My name is Pet Gal 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 […]
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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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