Meet the Pet Sitters – Our Staff

Joy to the Pets

Pet Sitting Services


Our staff is comprised of responsible adults who have under gone full background screening and who are trained to offer the best care for your pets. We stay current with First Aid training offered through our preferred veterinarians.bill_babygirl

We are members of Pet Sitters International, Arizona Professional Pet Sitters Association and for the protection of our clients we are Insured & Bonded.


Please visit our Testimonials page to see what our clients say about us . . .

kari and Baby GirlKari Young: Kari Has been caring for pets since 1999.

Bill & Kari acquired Joy to the Pets in (?) and have made it into a family owned business where they treat your pets as their own. Both Kari and Bill really love animals and spoil them even if they are not they own so you can feel relaxed knowing that your beloved furry friends are care for in the best possible manner while you are away. Whether it is for just the work day or an extended trip over seas for months at a time.
bill_carmelBill Young: Bill is one of the owners of Joy to the Pets.

Bill & Kari do many things together but you could not ask for a more caring petsitter and this is why they bought the business and have worked to grow it in a valley wide pet care business.
ShannaShauna & John: Shauna & John have recently joined Bill & Kari in Joy to the Pets.

With the desire to business to grow the business making it possible to cover more of the East Valley on a regular basis. John and Shauna own spoiled pets of their own. Through the years they have had dogs, cats, snakes, fish, rats, hamsters, and iguanas. Their love of animals is why you can feel secure in their ability to provide your pets outstanding care.
claire_shadaeuxClaire Pintauro: Claire started in April 2014 and is our only full time employee.

She was associated with Bill & Kari in another business for 5 years previously and she is the one that cares for their pets if they go out of town. She is knowledgeable with all breeds of dogs and cares for kitties as well. She brings that extra care to each client that is sometimes hard to find in a sitter.
lindaLinda Morton: Linda is a retired lady who takes care of many of our cat clients.

She has been with Joy to the Pets for over 10 years and is very appreciated by her kitty clients. In addition to her work as a petsitter, Linda is very active in cat rescue. She works with Phoenix Feral Friends in the catch-spay/neuter-release program to help humanly stop the growth of feral communities.
val_kittyVal Peters: Val retired from the corporate world and has worked part time for Joy to the Pets since October 2014. She is particularly fond of cats and although she likes larger breed dogs she is more comfortable with smaller breeds. She happily assists our clients with feral cat communities when needed.

P.S. This is how you walk a cat! smilelyFace
lynneLynn Rassbach: Lynn is a full time Caregiver so she only helps Joy to the Pets on a part time basis.

Started with us in Dec 2015. She has a lot of dog knowledge and her clients really appreciate her loving care.


Currently serving the east valley from Ahwatukee to San Tan Valley.
Please contact us at: to check availability in your area.
Insured & Bonded.
Office Hours: Office Hours: 8 am – 9 pm, 7 days a week
Phone: 480-410-2550

Lessons from my Greyhound: Never stop playing, Wag more, Bark less, Be Loyal and faithful, Be Quick to Forgive and Love Unconditionally!