Providing the Peace of Mind Pet Parents Deserve

Dog Walking, Dog Training and Pet Sitting in Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown and Woodbury.

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Providing the Peace of Mind Connecticut Pet Parents Deserve.

Proudly serving the Connecticut towns of Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Woodbury and surrounding areas.

Free Up Your Time

Running home every day to let the dog out? Dog walks taking up family time? We’ll take the leash and get the walks off your plate.

Travel Guilt-Free

Never wonder who will care for your pets again. Book a day trip, an over night or your dream vacation from your phone, stress-free.

Enjoy Your Dog

We all love our dogs but sometimes they can have some… less than desirable behaviors! Our training can help you fall in love all over again!

Dog Walking & Puppy Care

Dog Walking & Potty Breaks

Keep your pup in shape with midday walks and playtime visits! Regular exercise can help reduce anxiety and boredom as well as provide health benefits, potty breaks and socialization.

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Pet Sitting & Cat Care

Keep your pets in-home and comfortable with the sights, smells and surroundings they are used to. Plus, you don’t have to drop them off! Whether furry, finned or feathered, we’ve got your tail!

Force Free Dog Training

Dogs can do things that drive us CRAZY despite how much we love them! Barking, jumping, pulling… Our positive reinforcement training can make walks and living with your pup more enjoyable!

Get the peace of mind you deserve.
Let’s get you started!

Join the RCO Family in minutes. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

STEP 1

Review Our Service Area

We currently provide dog walking, dog training and pet sitting to Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Woodbury and Watertown.

We can also service parts of Beacon Falls and Seymour.

STEP 2

Create Your Account

Create an account in our pet portalThe information you provide here will allow us to review your pet’s information to make sure we understand your needs. We’ll be in touch as soon as possible!

STEP 3

Sit Back and Relax!

We’ll be in touch after your account is reviewed to schedule the next step – a Meet and Greet for dog walks and pet sits and a Consultation for dog training.

This meetings allow us to meet you and formulate the perfect care plan for your fur babies!

Why are we the pet care professionals for you?

We're Certified and Experienced

RCO brings a unique set of skills, experience and education. Our founder is a certified dog trainer, certified pet sitter, trained in First Aid and holds a Bachelor’s in Animal Science.

You're Fully Protected

Each member of our team is background checked, fully bonded and insured for the safety of your home and pets. Safety and security are our number one priorities.

You'll Never Be Left Wondering

Never worry about how your pets are doing. Clients receive instant reports containing photos, notes and more via text, app and email. Hello, peace of mind!

Scheduling is a Breeze

Skip the emailing back and forth. Through our secure Pet Portal, clients can request services on the go and update care info 24/7.

Our Services are Award-Winning

Our top-notch Connecticut dog walking and pet sitting services are six-times award-winning. We are professionals and your pets are always our top priority!

We Always Have a Backup Plan

In the unlikely event your pet care specialist falls ill or is in an accident, your pets’ care will never waiver with another team member ready to help. (Plus back up for that back up!)

We're Recommended By Pet Pros

RCO Pet Care is proud to have our dog walking, pet sitting and training services endorsed by the local veterinarians and groomers you know, trust and love. 

We're Committed to Excellence

We provide a unique customer experience and believe in a nonnegotiable commitment to professionalism and continuing education.

Enjoy convenience and peace of mind with our mobile app!

ON-THE-GO BOOKING

Reserve your dog’s next walk or reserve pet sitting services with just a few taps from home, work or the kids’ soccer game!

EASY PAYMENTS

Securely pay your invoices, set up autopay or tip your Pet Care Specialist right from your phone!

ACCESS PHOTOS

Access a private gallery of all the photos we take of your beloved pets. Download, save or share!

INSTANT JOURNALS

Get an instant notification when a pet care journal is completed. View pictures, notes from your Pet Care Specialist and more!

UPDATE YOUR NOTES

New feeding routine? Updated alarm code? Added medication? Open the app and edit your profile or leave us a note!

GET IN TOUCH

Message the office, leave a note on your upcoming visit and more. The app is available to you 24/7!

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Hear From Pet Parents Just Like You!

I’m extremely anxious and protective of my two dogs. From the start Jess was amazing with both of them and with understanding my concerns about leaving them with someone. Now she is an important, loving part of my dogs lives and someone they trust. I would recommend Jess and RCO with no reservations.
Brittany P.
Brittany P.
Evie and Theo

Awesome experience! My 16 year old cat couldn’t have been in better hands. He requires medication twice per day. Jess and Cassie were perfect at making me feel at ease when we met! They provided pictures and a report at each visit while I was away! I highly recommend RCO for in home care!

Jill K.
Jill K.
Pickles

Jessica has cared for our high energy, jumpy, sensitive skin, bundle of joy with professionalism and tender loving care in our own home for the past 2 years! She has a true connection with animals. We enjoy our trips knowing that Buttercup is on her own “stay vacation” while receiving any needed rash cream or medications. She hires staff just like herself!

Mary D.
Mary D.
Buttercup

Each visit that RCO makes, they write a report. They let you know what they did during the visit, take photos, make notes of any odd behaviours, and overall just let you know how things are going. We had them come out twice a day for feeding and cleaning litter boxes while we were away for a week, and let me tell you – those reports are AMAZING.

Rachael D
Rachael D.
Nutmeg, Sash and Locke

I filled out an easy to use form so that the pet sitters knew exactly which animals needed which medications and when, but Jess made sure to follow up on my directions. They use a wonderful app that texts and emails an update after every visit to include which animals when to the bathroom, which were fed, which got meds and any other updates or notes. And they brought in my mail, too!

Carly M.
Carly M.
Winnie, Buddy, Rocky, Aofie, Sal and LG

My elderly mother has had a hard time walking her beloved little puppy and Jessica and her team have come in to help the little guy get the exercise he needs. They are always so warm and affectionate with Kokoa and a bright spot in my moms day. I can’t say enough how great they have been. Thanks!

Craig W
Craig W.
Kokoa

If I could give the RCO staff 1000 stars, I would. They are absolutely incredible! It is such a relief that we have trusted people coming in and taking such great care of our dog… If you are looking for a trusting, professional, reliable and most important — compassionate pet care… look no further! 10/10 would recommend them to anyone!

Megan G.
Megan G.
Oakley

I was super anxious about needing to find someone to watch our dogs while planning for a family vacation. Jessica’s professional and prompt replies were my first indication this was a great fit. I wasn’t prepared for RCO to give us our life back while being confident our beloved (crazy) dogs are being loved and cared for!

Kailey K.
Kailey K.
Herbert, Winston & Tucker

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Google Rating
5.0
Based on 88 reviews
Facebook Rating
5.0
Based on 21 reviews
Yelp Rating
5.0
Based on 4 reviews
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