The Paws At Home Team

Pet Sitter - Staff Photo

Karlie

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker - Mak

Mak

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Pet Sitter - Staff Photo

Kate

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker - Kyle

Kyle

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker
Owner

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker - Kyle

Kyle Haubrich

Owner, Manager
Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Kyle is an expert in his field. He has personally completed over 4000 pet sitting visits and has developed an online course specifically for pet sitters and dog walkers. 

His courses are used to train pet sitters all around the world. The course he teaches is based on the best practices he developed right here at Paws At Home. 

Kyle is NAPPS certified for pet sitting, American Red Cross K9 and Feline CPR & First Aid certified, and has a lifetime of experience caring for pets. 

Along with having cats, dogs, and fish of his own, he worked at a pet boarding and veterinary office while attending college. While developing Paws At Home, he volunteered at the Larimer County Humane Society as a Behavior & Enrichment Specialist III. 

Kyle loves what he does!  He works every day to provide convenient and affordable pet sitting service to the people and pets of Fort Collins.  He truly cares about the well being of all animals and strives to improve their life each and every day. 

In his free time you can find him building something at the Loveland Makerspace, riding a trials bicycle up at Horsetooth, or out for a hike. 

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker - Mak

Mak M.

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Mak has a life-long love for pets. She has a very warm and caring heart. She is a volunteer at the Fort Collins Cat Rescue and she fosters cats too.  She has three years of dog grooming experience, and a great working knowledge of pet care and animal health. She loves making pets feel comfortable while their parents are away. Your pets certainly will love her!

Mak is also an accomplished artist. She loves movies, hiking, and biking.

Pet Sitter - Staff Photo

Kate F.

Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

Kate is a native of Fort Collins, having spent time living in Seattle, WA and Nashville, TN before returning here. She attended the University of Washington and Colorado State University. Kate has spent her entire life with critters, and has fond memories of growing up with numerous pets, including dogs, cats, fish, a turtle, and a mouse. Her love of animals is part of her family culture; every gathering the Fosters have includes the pets- it’s a must! Kate is so grateful to be a part of the Paws At Home team, and her favorite aspect of the work is the opportunity to get to know each animal’s unique personality. She is very patient and allows each pet to reveal their character at their own pace.

 

In her free time, Kate loves hanging out with her two dogs, Karter and Abby, watching movies, skateboarding, creating art, and eating Thai food with friends.

Pet Sitter - Staff Photo

Karlie L.

Dog Walker

Karlie has aspired for a career involving work with animals for as long as she can remember. Originally from a small farm town in Washington State, Karlie made the move to Colorado to pursue an education at Colorado State University. Over the years she has volunteered at animal rescues, worked in vet offices, completed basic and master canine training courses, and currently works as a dog groomer as she finishes her Zoology degree. Karlie has fostered and adopted a wide variety of pets over the years, but her current furry family includes dogs, chinchillas, axolotls, and a frog. Karlie is outgoing, caring, and very passionate about going the extra mile for clients and their fur-babies. 

 

In her free time, Karlie enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, gardening, and adventuring with her two dogs. She looks forward to meeting you and your pets!

Animal Behavior Consulting

Kate G.

Animal Behavior Consultant

Kate has experience rehabilitating both fearful and aggressive animals. She utilizes positive reinforcement and clicker training techniques to focus on fostering positive relationships between pets and their guardians.  Follow this link to learn more information about our Animal Behavior Consulting services.

Kate graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2013 with a double major in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Psychology. She was thrilled to be able to complete her honors thesis in conjunction with the Humane Society of Boulder Valley behavior modification program. Kate has spent nearly a year completing behavior and training internships with exotic animals at the Toledo Zoo and Denver Downtown Aquarium. She worked with harbor seals, grey seals, polar bears, grey wolves, Sumatran tigers, and North American river otters. 

Kate returned to working with shelter animals in 2014, deciding to dedicate her life furthering the human-animal connection. She graduated with distinction from Karen Pryor Academy that same year, becoming a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP).

Willow E.

Back-up Pet Sitter

Willow is originally from Chicago, however she moved to Fort Collins to attend Colorado State University in 2013. She loved it so much here, she never left! Having grown up with pets such as dogs, fish, and a bird, she found herself a natural animal lover and began working with animals at 16 years old. In the past, she worked as a manager at a dog daycare for two years and professionally groomed dogs for five years. She has the expertise and the compassion to ensure your pets receive the best possible care.

Today Willow spends most of her time hiking through the mountains with her Chihuahua, or playing with her cat. She also enjoys reading, writing, and traveling as much as she possibly can. On a lazy day, you can find her playing video games and cuddling with her pets. 

First time hiring a pet sitter? Check out our blog for answers to your questions.

What length visits should I book for my dog?
What times can my sitter come to visit my pets?
What length visits should I book for my cat?
How much does a pet sitter cost

Questions About Pet Sitting?

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Questions About Dog Walking?

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