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About Us

Our Philosophy

We are pet people too and pamper our four-legged family members.

Your pets deserve no less!

We are dedicated to empathetic, caring, loving and respectful care.


About Me

Walking with Coltrane

I grew up with cats and dogs.

My first cat and I were best friends! He would jump up on the fence and meow for me to come over to him. I would stand next to the fence and tap my shoulder. He would carefully take a step down onto my shoulder and stayed perched there as we walked around. What a wonderful, trusting relationship!

Throughout middle, high school and college, I would pet sit in our neighborhood. My neighborhood customers stayed with me for about a decade.

Post-college, friends referred me to pet sit and dog walk. People recognized my love and commitment to their pets. I’ve worked in training my dog with gentle obedience training and received Canine Good Citizen certification.

I enjoy meeting pets and pet people from all walks of life! I’d love to meet you and your pets!

Paw Shake

Awwdorable Pets is a member of


My Pet Family from over the years!

Reason, our cherub, is a nature lover! He is the elder of the crew and is quite a lovable fellow. He and his brother, Rhyme, made their way into our hearts late one fall evening. After hearing meowing outside, we opened the front door and two white flashes darted into the house. We were immediately smitten by these kittens! Lots of fun times with these two.


Queen Maxine is the sweetheart of the house. We moved into a new neighborhood and we noticed a grey tabby hanging around the yard. We learned that she had been abandoned by a previous owner at a nearby house. We noticed her peering into the windows cautiously to see who moved into her terrain! Slowly, over time, we gained her confidence and trust. We adopted her into the family! She is vigilant of the comings and goings of the rest of the household. A beautiful soul!


Leo. Bello Leo, Leonardo di Voce. Leo was the sweet, gentle tiger of the group. He announced his arrival into our lives with a bellowing voice. He immediately made himself at home and the rest is history. He was smitten with Maxine. He was a Daddy’s child, following him around with the dog. The three were quite the trio. Sadly, Leo crossed the Rainbow Bridge a few years ago. He is very missed like Rhyme. Sadly, he crossed over the Rainbow Bridge a few years ago, as has Rhyme.


Agosto Gusto aka Spruce Willis! Walking the dog one night, we heard a kitten’s cry from a neighbor’s driveway. We saw a tiny kitten by a parked car. He was so small that he fit in the palm of my hand. I nursed him back to health over months and today he is a feisty, lovable, and playful addition to the family. He loves following Reason around the house and learns life’s lessons from Maxine who will tell him when to simmer down.

Coltrane – A Love Supreme! A super handsome Australian Shepherd Rottweiler Corgi, Husky mix! He came to us via a Corridor Rescue Street team member who rescued him off the streets and cared for him. She realized that he would be a perfect addition for us and invited us to meet him…we fell in love! Our dear Coltrane is the sweetest dog ever! We are thankful everyday for his presence in our lives – he brings us so much joy.

Adopt Not Shop!

Begonia. Begonia was a field Labrador retriever that I rescued off the streets in Houston. After searching to see if she had an owner, and checking for a microchip, I became a foster failure and she was adopted into our family! She was affectionate, playful and loved everyone in the house. She immediately became friends will the cats and of course, Coltrane. Although her life was cut short due to cancer, she will always be remembered and cherished.


Certifications


Professional Memberships

Supporter and member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Awwdorable Pets is dedicated to deepening our knowledge about pet behavior to better serve you and your fur families. Pet families also have the option of borrowing materials from our Awwdorable Pets Lending Library.


Other Experience

I have worked in the corporate, and creative sectors for over two decades for companies such as Apple and Hewlett-Packard. A creative person, my work has spanned roles such as Technical Training and Multimedia Production. I’ve worked in live television, cable, independent productions and legal support. Aside from that, I have worked as a Coach/Trainer in suicide prevention/intervention, where I was responsible for over 1000 volunteers.

A seasoned professional, I bring the same dedication to attentiveness and customer service to Awwdorable Pets. A Latine woman-owned business, I am vested in the success of happy pets!

Sunflower Farms

Related experience also includes working as an Office Manager at a Pet Photography business where I welcomed dogs, cats and their humans to the studio.