Meet the Team
We started this business in 2013 with a desire to provide affordable, in-home pet care for our neighbors. With our experience in the pet industry, we felt we could bring a new level of quality to in-home pet care in our community.
Today, Fur Services Fur Pets’ Purpose is to offer Worry-Free Care with Wag-Worthy Results. Our Mission is to put pets first and do our utmost to prioritize what’s best for them. Our Vision is to lead and establish a nationally accepted standard of care across the in-home pet care industry, creating exceptional and worry-free experiences for all clients and their pets.
Fur Services Fur Pets is honored to have been named the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters 2022 Pet Business of the Year. Additionally, we have been a Top 3 Pet Sitter/Dog Walker in Denton County for many years and continue to be a Nextdoor Favorite Pet Sitter/Dog Walker.
Jessica, Founder & Co-Owner
Jessica is Pet CPR/First Aid Certified through PetTech, she holds a Certified Professional Pet Sitter (CPPS) Certification from Pet Sitters International and a Pet Sitter Certification from the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. Jessica holds a COVID-19 Certification from Pet Sitters International and has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training including the COVID-19 Safety Course.
Jessica attended the Texas Pet Sitters Conference in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. In 2019 she joined the conference planning committee. Jessica currently serves on the board of the Texas Pet Sitters Association as the Treasurer and has helped organize their annual conference since 2020.
Jessica attended the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters Conference in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. She has also attended the Pet Sitters International Conference in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Jessica has attended Pet Sitters International’s FOCUS Summit in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Jessica attended the Prosperous Pet Business Online Conference in 2017 and 2018.
Jessica has always had a passion for animals. After working in rescue at 18 years old, she knew she wanted a career in Pet Care and Pet Owner Education. Jessica worked for and managed an award-winning pet boarding, daycare and grooming facility from 2015-2017.
Jessica combined her pet care experience and her exceptional customer-driven mindset to create a personal mission to build a Customer-Centric Pet Care Company that focuses on quality of care over profit margins.
Jessica’s passion focuses on building a team of excellent Pet Companions that provide worry-free pet care for wag-worthy results.
Jessica has passed a FBI-Fingerprint and Background Check.
Together, Jessica and Chris have seven adopted children aged 6 years to 13 years old, a rescued street-dog named Penelope, four rescued cats: Lily, Iris, Calliope and Cowboy, two ball pythons; Nagini and Sully, a jumping spider named Oreo and a fish tank.
Jessica and Chris are also the proud owners of SignGyspies Aubrey, a yard greeting company dedicated to spreading joy and celebration through custom curated yard signs.
Chris, Co-Owner/Lead Pet Companion
Chris is Pet CPR/First Aid Certified through PetTech and has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training, including the COVID-19 Safety Course. He has more than 12 years in the professional pet care field. Chris attended the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Texas Pet Sitters Conference and he attended the 2018 Pet Sitters International Conference.
Chris was Fur Services Fur Pets first part-time Pet Companion. After working as a Companion for a year, he realized spending his days with pets was truly his passion.
Chris loves to PLAY with pets. Whether its an active game of “Chase” or a long game of “Fetch,” he loves wearing out and bonding with his pet clients.
Chris has been a part of the Fur Services Fur Pets team since Fall of 2014.
Chris has passed an FBI Fingerprint and Background Check.
Catherine is CPR/First Aid Certified and has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training including the COVID-19 Safety Course. She grew up in The Colony and graduated from The Colony High School! Catherine graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a Minor in Chemistry in December of 2019. She is currently attending Parker University to become a Doctor of Chiropractic with the goal of treating both pets and their humans. Catherine has grown up around dogs and from Jessica (her sister) has developed a passion for all animals. She loves playing with dogs and the more hyper a dog is the more she adores them!
Catherine joined our team in July of 2018 and continues to hang out and care for your pets during her college breaks!
Joyce has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training. She grew up in Kaneohe on the windward side of Oahu, Hawaii. She is married with a 16 year old son, three dogs and a cat. Joyce’s husband used to work at a vet clinic, which is how they found two of their dogs and cats. Her family moved to the 380 Corridor after her husband retired from the Navy in 2012. Joyce graduated from Texas Women’s University in 2022 with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies. Her goal is to work as an academic advisor at a local college or university. Joyce loves dogs and pet sitting allows her to love on clients’ fur babies without adding more fur babies to their family. She sees pet sitting as the best of both worlds: she gets to love on fur babies and get some exercise. Joyce joined our team in December, 2021.
Stacey has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training and is certified in Pet CPR/First Aid through PetTech. She has lived in Texas for ten years. Stacey grew up with dogs and has experience with the training and application of Dog Therapy. She has a special place in her heart for seniors – humans and pets – and has volunteered and worked with therapy dogs in nursing homes. Stacey hopes to continue to train and learn more about dogs and dog behavior moving forward as a Pet Companion with Fur Services. She loves that Fur Services Fur Pets has a commitment to putting the dogs first and helping dogs in any way that is needed. Dogs are a huge blessing in our lives and Stacey looks forward to meeting and loving on more dogs in the future with Fur Services. Stacey joined our team in April, 2022.
Jordan has completed all levels of FetchFind Pet Industry Training. She was born and raised in Waxahachie, Texas and moved to Denton in 2021. She has three cats of her own and her boyfriend’s dog is just like her own. Jordan is in a certification program at SMU for Cybersecurity and will be pursuing a degree in the field starting in the fall at Collin College. She loves all animals and caring for them – which makes Fur Services Fur Pets the perfect job! Jordan joined our team in August, 2022.
Krystal was born and raised in East Texas. She moved to DFW in 2019 and currently lives with her mom, three dogs and a cat. Krystal grew up caring for many animals: dogs, cats, birds, horses, goats, turtles and guinea pigs. She wants to get some land in the future so she can have a mini farm like my family did when she was growing up. Krystal joined our team in October, 2022.
Carly Mcgehee has completed all levels of Fetch Find Industry Training. She is a beloved Theatre teacher. She has been a professional actor for the past 25 years and has lived and worked professionally in New York, Chicago, and Miami. Carly loves all dogs, no matter the size, age, or breed. Her last dog was an adoption of an elderly pit bull named Pappy. My dream is to one day own my own property in the country, and own as many dogs as possible!
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
2022 Business Of The Year
Fur Services Fur Pets is proud to be the NAPPS Business Of The Year for 2022. This award is presented to businesses that demonstrate outstanding business practices and vision in maintaining and growing their business. This award celebrates a business that shows a commitment to the profession and community.