Jessica

Jessica is recognized as a Certified Professional Pet Sitter by <a href="https://www.petsit.com/">Pet Sitters International</a> - the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters dedicated to educating professional pet sitters and promoting, supporting and recognizing excellence in pet sitting. She is trained in Pet First Aid and CPR through <a href="https://pettech.net/">PetTech</a> and is a certified <a href="https://fearfreepets.com/">Fear Free Professional</a>. Jessica graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor's of Science in Animal Science from the <a href="https://uconn.edu/">University of Connecticut</a> in 2015. Her animal-centered coursework here included courses in animal behavior, health and disease management, anatomy and physiology, basic through advanced nutrition and feeding, genetics, comparative exercise physiology, endocrinology, reproductive physiology and equine science. Her resume also boasts hands-on work experience managing horse farms, working with animals ranging from prairie dogs and bison to South American Primates at <a href="https://www.beardsleyzoo.org/">Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo</a>, as well as care, training and management of domestic animals from hamsters to cows.

Jessica's Latest Posts

The Best Places to Walk Your Dog in Oxford, CT

The Best Places to Walk Your Dog in Oxford, CT

Spring is here and we’re all so excited to take advantage of this beautiful weather! Take a stroll and you’ll surely see neighbors walking their beloved dogs. According to a 2013 American Veterinary Medical Association survey, there are over 500,000 dogs...
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COVID-19 Safety Precautions for Pet Care Visits

COVID-19 Safety Precautions for Pet Care Visits

As we prepare for our grand-reopening amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are understandably questions and concerns about keeping safe.  Rest assured, the safety of the pets in our care, our clients and team members has always been and continues to be RCO...
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How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Car

How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Car

The car is often a polarizing issue for dogs of all breeds and sizes – they either love it or hate it! We’ve already discussed how to help your dog love car rides. While a dog that loves the car is easier to cart around then a pup that hates it, there is...
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How to Help Your Dog Love the Car

How to Help Your Dog Love the Car

Picture a car ride from a dog’s perspective: You get picked up and put in a small space that smells kind of like your people but also… different. Your person sits in the front (away from you!?) and the weird… thing you’re in roars to life with...
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