Joan Demiany

Owner, General Manager, Professional Pet Sitter

Having worked for thirty years in medical management, Joan is committed to professionalism, efficiency, and personal involvement in every aspect of caring for your pets. She is fully certified in pet first-aid and CPR. Dedicated to hands-on, quality service, she attends every new-client consultation to match your pet with the best sitter possible.

Chelsea Demiany

Owner, General Manager, Professional Pet Sitter

A June 2009 graduate of UCLA, Chelsea is Joan’s youngest daughter and Elite Pet Care Palm Springs partner. She has moved back to Palm Springs from Los Angeles and works full time as the Elite Pet Care General Manager.  She has loved and cared for animals all her life, and has volunteered for many animal rescue organizations. She is an accomplished equestrian, and has a sensitive and loving touch with all animals.

Carlene Demiany

Professional Pet Sitter

Carlene is Joan’s middle daughter and a graduate of Yale Divinity School. She is currently working towards her second Master’s Degree at Yale.  She works for Elite Pet Care Palm Springs all summer and during Christmas break and Spring break. Carlene is an expert in exotic bird care as well as a dog and cat lover.  She regularly walks dogs for some of the professors at Yale.  Being born and raised in Palm Springs, Carlene happily works during the heat of the summer as she has not yet gotten used to the cold weather of the east coast!

Lynne Troy

Professional Pet Sitter

Lynne’s lovely home in Sandhurst Cove on the border of La Quinta and Indio is the place where all dogs want to go for doggie day care and overnight boarding!  Ask any of Lynne’s clients, and they will tell you what a great time their dogs had at Lynne’s beautiful home!  Lynne spends all her time with the animals, and you will find your dogs either on her lap, curled up beside her, or sleeping with her in her bed.  Her three small poodles are always happy to welcome new playmates.

Ann Leiboh

Professional Pet Sitter

Ann is a true lover of animals and has rescued and owned dogs, cats and birds since living in the country as a child. She is currently the proud owner of her rescued black lab mix Harley,a therapy dog. Ann practices her philosophy that animals are very special members of the family and through Elite Pet Care extends that attentive and thoughtful care to all her clients. Ann is certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by the Red Cross.

 

Norma Lausmann

Professional Pet Sitter

Norma wanted to become a professional pet sitter for Elite Pet Care because, “I love animals and get such a great feeling being around them and helping them.”  Norma has an amazing gift with animals and all her animal clients relate lovingly to her gentle energy and sense of humor.  They are always thrilled when she returns to care for them.  Norma has three dogs and two cats in her own household and is available for all Elite Pet Care services except doggie day care and boarding.

 

Cathy LaCroix

Professional Pet Sitter

Cathy lives at the top of the Cove in La Quinta and is available for dog walks, overnight stays, dog and cat visits and most other Elite Pet Care services in that area. Cathy currently has two cats and has an amazing story of a dog she rescued and loved for seven years. Cathy works part time in the real estate market but her first love is caring for all the dogs and cats who are fortunate enough to come her way.

 

Jodi Puett

Professional Pet Sitter

An exotic bird specialist, Jodi provides extensive knowledge and care for these amazing pets.  She is also well versed in the care of dogs and cats and is available for a variety of Elite Pet Care services.  Jodi’s gentle demeanor makes her a perfect fit for our Elite Pet Care team.  She is presently the proud owner of a blue and gold macaw, an amazon, and a kitty.

 

Edie Willard

Professional Pet Sitter

Edie says that her primary objective for working at Elite Pet Care is to give loving care to all pets.  Edie is Sue Willard’s mother, and although they work individually they are always available to back-up and support one another.  Edie is available for dog visits and walks.  She has owned several cats and has extensive knowledge for the care of our feline friends.

Annette Yanez

Professional Pet Sitter

Annette states “I believe animals are like children to their owners and they need and deserve the special care they are used to while their “parents” are away.”  It has been a life long dream of Annette’s to work with and care for animals.  She has had dogs and cats in her home since she was a child and has educated herself on issues relating to their care and training.  Annette lives in La Quinta and can also service the Palm Desert area.  She is available for most services Elite Pet Care offers except for Doggie Day Care and Private Boarding.

 Andrea Owad

Professional Pet Sitter

Andrea is another one of  Elite Pet Care Palm Spring’s private boarders.  She lives in Palm Desert near Washington and Country Club Drive in her lovely home with its secure, grassy back yard.  Andrea has an adorable puppy named Cooper whom she rescued in the fall of 2010.  He happily hosts large and small dogs and is playful with all.  Andrea has a BS in Biology and has worked with animals in a laboratory setting including special needs dogs with diabetes.  She can administer medication and give injections.  Andrea’s calm manner and gentle personality makes all dogs who stay in her home feel very comfortable and relaxed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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