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About Cheryl

Experienced Veterinary Technician, Certified Veterinary Paramedic, and Dog Trainer


Since I was young I’ve loved animals — both learning about and taking care of them. I founded Animal Companions in 2003 to share my love of animals with my clients and pet owners all over the Houston area.

I am an experienced Veterinary Technician, Certified Veterinary Paramedic, and Dog Trainer. From 2003-2007, my husband and I volunteered for Houston Area Doberman Rescue as a foster home. I was a Veterinary Technician for 9 years: 2 years at PetVet and 7 years at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS). During this time I worked mostly with dogs and cats, but occasionally assisted with handling ferrets, parrots, rabbits, iguanas and snakes. While working toward my Veterinary Paramedic certification, I volunteered in the avian section at the Houston Zoo, assisted at Citizens for Animal Protection, and worked with horses at the Stevens and Pruitt Ranch. As a professional Dog Trainer, I trained boarding dogs and assisted teaching basic Obedience classes. I have trained my own dogs in Obedience, Agility, and Tracking. I have had various pets: parakeets, cockatiels, finches, turtles, hamsters, rats, hermit crabs, goldfish, cichlid tropical fish, guppies, anole lizards, frogs, a horse, and many dogs and cats.

I pride myself on the high-standard of care and services that I offer. I have a number of clients who have become more like family, and customers who consider me to be an integral member of their family. I hope I get the chance to meet your lovely pet soon.

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About Brian

PetTECH Pet First Aid and CPR certified,

PSI Accredited Pet Sitting Technician

Dedicated to my passion and adoration for animal care, I became a professional Pet Sitter in 2003. Ever since, I have been providing loyal and loving pet care and services to the Southwest Houston area.

I pride myself on my patience, kindness and competence — and my clients would agree. It’s why so many of them use my services on a regular basis. Remember, no job is too big or too small for me to handle, so please get in touch. I can’t wait to start looking after your precious pet.

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Our Team Members

With Animal Companions, you don't just get a pet sitter: You get a team of responsible pet care professionals to support you and your precious pets.















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