Southpaw Pets

Insured | Experienced | Professional | Caring

Meet our team!   




Born and raised in New York's Hudson Valley I grew up around animals; from my family dog, and cat, to my grandfather's goose, and my uncle's goats.
My first jobs were pet sitting for my moms co-workers;
which was way more fun than yard work!
I moved to Philadelphia in 2011, found a job dog walking as soon as I could, and I've been working with the pets of Philadelphia almost every day since. I am a certified Canine Body Language Interpreter, And have my Certification In pet CPR & First Aid. I graduated in 2015 as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. In 2018 I finally was able to put down roots right in south Philly and put a daycare and dog hotel right under my own roof!





Grace was raised in south Jersey, has lived in Philly the past 12 years, and has been animal-obsessed the entire time! Her first chores growing up were taking care of her cats, and always has lived with-- and cared for-- a ton of animals, from dogs to chickens. She has volunteered in an animal shelter, and has been dog walking and pet sitting for about 3 years. She loves working with animals and is studying for certification in pet CPR and first aid. When she's not spending time with client pups you can find her spoiling her two cat babies Nugget and Noodle and her doggy roommates Sasha and Ruben, volunteering for activist issues, or recording her podcast!

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Cat loves animals! Especially dogs. She enjoys all shapes, sizes and personalities. For the past 2 years she has been walking and pet sitting in Philadelphia, and before that in California. Her love of the outdoors and patient fun attitude is the perfect personality for pet friends. 10 out of 10 dogs recommend her. 




"Growing up in rural Southern Maryland, Lauren has had all sorts of pets, from cats and dogs, to ducks, lizards, and rabbits. Living in Philly the past 10 years, they have been the go-to pet sitter for friends and have been walking professionally for 2 years, and is no stranger to the urban environment. Lauren enjoys working with all breeds and personality of pups, large and small. Lauren lives with a 11 year old pug, Rocko, who is still full of spunk, and shares Lauren’s love of the outdoors, even tagging along on hiking trips!"