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Petworks Best of 2021 Awards

Petworks Best of 2021 AwardOur 2021 winners went above and beyond in their service to pets this year. Pros were selected based on their responsiveness to pet parents, successful bookings, and their commitment to happy customers via the Petworks platform. The winners represent the top 2% of Petwork’s national database of 5,300+ qualified pet professionals in over 40 categories of pet care.

Alex Eaton, Healing Bay Pet Nutrition – Pet Nutrition Consulting, Howell, MI
Alicia Heidorn, Special Friends Pet Sitting – Pet Sitting, Dayton, OH
Allana Lee – Pet Portraits, Rutherford, NJ
Amy Amore – Animal Communication, Erie, CO
Amy D’Andrea, Pet Emergency Education – Pet First Aid Training, Las Vegas, NV
Andre Williams, Pet Care Transportation – Pet Taxi, Newport, RI
Angele Canete, Onalaska Pet Transport – Pet Taxi, Onalaska, TX
Bob Kach, Pittsburgh Pet Concierge – Pet Sitting, Monroeville, PA
Bonnie Savo, Balanced Behavior – Pet Training, Renton, WA
Brandi Bernard, K9-Mobility – Animal Rehabilitation, Scottsdale, AZ
Brian McCowen, Royal Pet Mortuary – Pet Cremation, Los Angeles, CA
Brittany MacDowell, Rocky Mountain Vet – Animal Acupuncture, Fort Collins, CO
Bruce Antonoff, San Diego Pet Driver – Pet Transport, San Diego, CA
Caitlin Wolfe, Wolfe Paw Dog Training – Pet Training, Goodyear, AZ
Carly Weaver, Doggywood – Pet Portraits, Austin, TX
Christina Venable-Johnson, Blue Ridge Mobile Acupuncture – Animal Rehabilitation, Davis, CA
Cody McCarter, Nitro Express – Pet Transport, Portland, OR
Compassion 4 Paws – In-Home Pet Euthanasia, Seattle, WA
Daisy Pompei, Bark.Splash.Wag – Pet Grooming, Newport Beach, CA
Dawn Lipori, Peak Performance Pet Therapy – Animal Massage, Orlando, FL
Deb Vigil, Vigilant K9 – Pet Training, Albuquerque, NM
Debbie Brookham – Pet Nutrition Consulting, Havasu City, AZ
Denise Dunlavy – Animal Communication, Portland, OR
Dr. Alexia Tsakiris, Naturopawthic Vet – Animal Acupuncture, Little Silver, NJ
Dr. Alice Xenachis, Fur Baby’s – Veterinary Care, Biloxi, MS
Dr. Alicia Moon, Moon Mobile – Veterinary Care, Loganville, GA
Dr. Angela Bross, Joy-Chi – Animal Acupuncture, Hampton, VA
Dr. Ashley Mincey, Wild Life Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Melbourne, FL
Dr. Diane Carlson – Animal Chiropractic, Sedona, AZ
Dr. Elaine Kuo, NJ House Call Vet – Veterinary Care, Millburn, NJ
Dr. George Zafir, Vets to Pets – Veterinary Care, Boca Raton, FL
Dr. Jessica Paige – Animal Chiropractic, Pleasanton, CA
Dr. Kary Trotsky, Peaceful Endings for Pets – In-Home Pet Euthanasia, Aurora, IL
Dr. Katie Woodley, The Natural Pet Doctor – Veterinary Care, Fort Collins, CO
Dr. Kelli Kramer, Peaceful Paws – In-Home Pet Euthanasia, Rockford, IL
Dr. Kristen Christensen, Sonoran Animal Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Marc Sommers, Little Critters – Animal Chiropractic, Riverdale, NJ
Dr. Mary Aboko-Cole, Southside Mobile – Veterinary Care, Jonesboro, GA
Dr. Michele Broadhurst – Animal Chiropractic, Denver, CO
Dr. Morgan McCaskill, Back Country Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Lenoir, NC
Dr. Nikki Brown, Brown’s Farm – Veterinary Care, Phenix City, AL
Dr. Pamala Stone, Active Life Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Kennesaw, GA
Dr. Philip Rodger, Synchrony Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Jacksonville, FL
Dr. Rita Kul, Fast and Purrious – Veterinary Care, Lombard, IL
Dr. Robin Cannizzaro, Wholistic Vet – Veterinary Care, Brooksville, FL
Dr. Tierra Hawley, Total Quality Mobile Veterinary Care – Veterinary Care, Hope Mills, NC
Dr. Tiffany Diab, Kingsfoil Integrative – Veterinary Care, Colorado Springs, CO
Dr. Tonya Carswell, Progressive Chiropractic – Animal Chiropractic, Pembroke Pines, FL
Dr. Trish Kallenbach, The Healing Place – Veterinary Care, Crystal River, FL
Dr. Whitney Phillips – Animal Chiropractic, Portland, OR
Elexis Hays, Spotted Fawn Farm – Horse Boarding, Hartwell, GA
Ellaree Cobb, EC Pet Care – Pet Sitting, Portland, OR
Eva Bogner, Aiken Pet Fitness & Rehab – Animal Rehabilitation, Aiken, SC
Gary Edmunds, Ruff N Ready – Pet Training, Christiansburg, VA
Geoffrey Capco, Uncle Jeff’s – Pet Sitting, Canoga Park, CA
George Ritchie, Poo Squad – Pet Waste Removal, Salem, OH
Heath Olinger, Paw to Paw Cremation – Pet Cremation, Dallas, TX
Heather Anderson – Animal Communication, Cincinnati, OH
Heidi Hutmaker, Redwood Animal Acupuncture – Animal Acupuncture, Concord, CA
Jamie Forsyth, ScooperHero – Pet Waste Removal, Baltimore, MD
Jenn Russell – Pet Portraits, Salem, OR
Jill Collman, Paws and Tails Reiki & Therapeutic Massage – Animal Massage, Clearwater, FL
Jill Goldstein, Fetch! Fort Lauderdale – Pet Sitting, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jody Williams, Jody Williams Pet Photography – Pet Photography, Baldwinsville, NY
Joel Bobstein, Joel’s Dog Training – Pet Training, Indian Trail, NC
Jon Bruneau, Puppy Paw Training – Pet Training, Southington, CT
Joseph Clough, Home Stretch – Pet Transport, Hartford, CT
Joshua Wright, Aquariums Done Wright – Aquarium Services, Naperville, IL
Judy Helm Wright – Pet Loss Grief Counseling, Missoula, MT
Karin TarQwyn, Private Investigation Karin TarQwyn – Lost Pet Recovery Specialist, Saint Joseph, MO
Kay Iwen, DogSense – Pet Training, Riverdale, IA
Kevin Fenton, Dr. Kevins Ark – Animal Homeopathy, Mountain Center, CA
Kimberly Fisher, Earthly Insights – Animal Reiki, Whitefish, MT
Lap of Love – In-Home Pet Euthanasia, Nationwide,
Laurie Dunlop, Live Better Holistics – Animal Reiki, Wauwatosa, WI
Lavina Simpson, Starr Pet Sitting – Pet Sitting, Oak Park, MI
Lindsay Bates, LifeWays Reiki – Animal Reiki, Wheaton, IL
Lisa Brown, Best Day Healing – Animal Communication, Milwaukee, WI
Lisa Lawrow – Animal Communication, Minneapolis, MN
Lisa Willems, The Feline Finders – Lost Pet Recovery Specialist, Little Rock, AR
Luciana Von Breitenbach, Balanced K-9 – Pet Training, Bridgeport, CT
Manda Ashley – Animal Reiki, Torrington, CT
Mandi Pratt, Greyboy Pet Prints – Pet Portraits, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Regan, Poop Away – Pet Waste Removal, Lakeville, MA
Masako Simmons – Pet Training, Sebastian, FL
Matt Kepler, Turd Bandit – Pet Waste Removal, Struthers, OH
Megan Thimmig, Got Poop We Scoop – Pet Waste Removal, Bloomington, IL
Melissa Tierney – Animal Communication, Chicago, IL
Michael Muscato, Canine Coach Mike – Pet Training, Albany, NY
Michelle Willey, Bark Busters Phoenix – Pet Training, Phoenix, AZ
Miriam Fields, Shady Mountain Pet Retreat – Pet Training, Amherst, VA
Nancy Gordon – Pet Loss Grief Counseling, San Diego, CA
Nikhil Sharma, K9 National Services – Pet Training, Hartford, CT
Pam Baren Kaplan, Paws To Celebrate – Pet Loss Grief Counseling, Buffalo Grove, IL
Pam Holt, Buddha Dog Animal Massage – Animal Massage, Los Angeles, CA
Paws & Remember – Pet Cremation, Fort Wayne, IN
Pet First Aid and Training (NJ) – Pet First Aid Training, Manalapan Township, NJ
Pet Loss At Home – In-Home Pet Euthanasia, Nationwide,
Peter Bakatselos, Everything Aquariums – Aquarium Services, Detroit, MI
Philip Flores, Pet Cremation by Water – Pet Cremation, Arlington Heights, IL
Rachel Cary, Door To Door Pet Delivery – Pet Transport, Lubbock, TX
Rebecca Fraser, Fraser Veterinary Services – Veterinary Care, Marlborough, MA
Rebecca Johnson, Pet Portraits by Rebecca – Pet Portraits, McKinney, TX
Regina Yandrofski, Regina Grace Photography – Pet Photography, Elkridge, MD
Samantha Henson, Next Generation Pet Wellness – Pet Nutrition Consulting, Grand Rapids, MI
Sara Miles, Smiles Dog Training – Pet Training, Phoenix, AZ
Sarah Lyman, Bonafide Pet Nutrition – Pet Nutrition Consulting, Kalamazoo, MI
Sharon Atwood, Sharon’s Place – Pet Boarding, Pleasant Grove, UT
Sola Prince – Pet Portraits, Brewerton, NY
Stephanie Barger, Dogpanions – Pet Training, Albuquerque, NM
Steve Hall, Sgt. Poopers – Pet Waste Removal, Dallas, TX
Suzi Moore, Another Approach – Pet Training, Tacoma, WA
Tammy Wolf, Fetch! Tucson – Pet Sitting, Tucson, AZ
Victoria Glod – Animal Communication, Phoenix, AZ
Vivian Kelley – Pet Transport, Oklahoma City, OK
Wendy Legault, Dream Dogs – Pet Boarding, Somers, CT

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The Price of Boredom

by Kathryn Cockrell, Owner of Happy Hound Pet Sitting

We’ve all experienced that moment of panic—you walk into your house and immediately know something isn’t right.  You spot your favorite book lying open on the floor with its beloved pages shredded and scattered around the entire house. The culprit? One very clueless pooch who has absolutely no idea why you’re mad. Your pup is doing his nightly happy dance surrounded by chewed up remnants of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire—happy as can be that his human finally came back home.

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Winter Safety Tips for Your Senior Pet

by Dr. Dani McVety, Founder and CEO of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice

As winter’s biting cold sets in, your senior pet may struggle with the cold more than usual—especially considering older pets often do not handle temperature extremes well. The dry, cold air may cause achy joints to flare up, while icy walkways can make potty breaks treacherous. Help keep your senior pet warm, comfortable, and safe this season with the following tips.

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Rescue Me

by Jeff Levy, LCSW

I received a phone call earlier this week from Ray, a long time client. He rarely calls between sessions so when I listened to his voicemail asking me to call him back, I knew there was something important happening in his life. When we eventually spoke, it was through tears he told me his dog had been very ill and, for the first time the prior evening, she had been unable to walk. (more…)

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Goat Therapy: Licensed to be Cute

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by Cora Moore Bruffy, CEO and Founder of Faeryland’s Farm

Goat therapy is using goats to provide us with comfort and support so that we can destress and be happy and healthy. Goats can be used therapeutically to aid a variety of mental, emotional, and behavioral issues as well as to provide a general sense of well-being for anybody. Therapy goats can be used in a few ways. Goat yoga is probably what most people think about, and goat therapy is quickly on the rise as more and more people are coming to see the emotional and mental benefits of owning or hanging out with goats. (more…)