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Client Testimonials

  • "Alicia with Pitter Patter Parenting is the absolute best. She has been with our family for 3+ years and we feel so blessed to have found her. She has become such a special part of our family and brings a happy and positive energy into our home everyday. She is extremely knowledgeable about all things pets, and has a particular specialty in teaching kids how to safely interact with dogs/cats. She absolutely loves kids and frequently takes our 4 year-old with her on dog walks. They have formed a really special bond over the years and it's been so fun to watch. She is extremely reliable, and when we go out of town she's always there to lovingly take care of our French Bulldog Millie in her home. She offers transportation both ways, which makes life so much easier for us. She is such a joy to be around and we couldn't be happier with her services. She truly is the best there is!" Courtney T.

  • "Alicia has been my go-to cat sitter for almost two years and her service is great! Before my first out of town trip she came over to meet both of my cats and get all the info about how to care for them. She sends me daily updates and pictures while I'm away. Pitter Patter Parenting uses an online scheduler with a built-in messaging platform, which makes it easy to schedule and communicate. And even my scaredy old lady cat likes Alicia!"Jessy L.

  • "Alicia came highly recommended by a good family friend and I was glad because, initially, I didn't quite appreciate what her services would do for us off the bat. We thought we were looking for puppy training but we soon realized there were many other critical gaps in our own education on how to best raise our puppy. He is well tempered and causes very few problems so why would we need someone to tell us more about crating or potty training etc? Alicia not only pinpointed areas of improvement like providing more mental stimulation (we thought the dog park was good enough!) but also showed us the best bargains on neutering, micro chipping, toys, and supplies. We spent $125 on 2 sessions but saved over $400 immediately with her advice! Very thorough, easy to schedule, and engaging! Would highly recommend."Jenelle G.

  • "I have an older, diabetic cat (13yo DSH) that require/s daily insulin shots, so I was very selective with pet sitting services when I moved to Chicago more than 1.5 years ago. I reached out to a few different providers before finding Alicia Obando at Pitter Patter Parenting, who came recommended from and other pet sitters. Alicia is a reliable and compassionate caregiver with reasonable rates, and I appreciate how communicative she is with scheduling and post-visit updates. I have complete trust that my furry friend is in great hands while I'm out of town." - Angie T.

  • "We found Alicia through one of the dog and baby counseling classes she was holding at a local doggy daycare. The class was informative and had relevant tips that we could implement right away to get our lab mix comfortable with the new baby. We were also in the process of moving and could not find a walker. Luckily, Alicia saved the day and our pup, Daisy absolutely adores her. Alicia sends daily texts, photos, and videos. Alicia also reinforces all of the commands that we've been working on with our pup." - Karen N.

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