We         rescues!

NICK, Co-owner

Nick R. has been a lifetime animal lover, but went a more practical route early in life, earning  a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from DePaul University. He has lived in Lake in the Hills for the past 18 years and currently has a dog named Lucy, and two cats, Jackson and Miles. Nick is finally getting the chance to do what he loves: working with pets and helping their owners! 

Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, and Lakewood, IL

​Phone 847-220-7454

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ANITA, Co-owner

Anita T. grew up in Northwest Chicago, and for most of her life has had a variety of pets. She has owned Amazon parrots, parakeets, cockatiels, several cats, a Collie, turtles, and both saltwater and freshwater fish. Anita and her husband, Michael, have 2 children, a Maine Coon cat named Smokey, and has lived in Crystal Lake for 19 years. She adores every kind of animal - even reptiles!

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Kristen Z. was born and raised in Schaumburg. She lives in Algonquin and has a grown daughter.  Kristen has owned several cats, along with dogs of all sizes from Airedales, Schnauzers,  Golden Retrievers, and Labs. Kristen has been a dental assistant full time for over 25 years, and now supplements that work with pet sitting. Besides having a passion for helping people, she also has a passion for pets and loves helping and being around pets of all kinds.


Pam S. has been around animals her entire life.  She currently lives in Crystal Lake with her husband, children, and two cats, Molly and Calvin.  She and her husband have fostered dogs and cats for local animal shelters, and have enjoyed pet sitting for family and friends over the years.  Pam worked part-time at the Algonquin library while her children were small, but is now happy to move from helping families at the library to helping families care for their pets.