Customized pet sitting in your home, while you’re away, since 2002


Owned & operated by licensed veterinary nurses
Our pet sitters are licensed, insured, and bonded



Meet Your San Diego Pet Sitter

Lorrie DeNiro is the owner of Zookeepers Pet Sitting in San Diego, California

pet sitter San DiegoHello, my name is Lorrie DeNiro, professional pet sitter, and veterinary nurse. I have worked in the veterinary field since 1998 and have been pet sitting and Dog Walking since 2001. Since childhood I’ve known that my career was destined to be animal related. At one time I wanted to be a veterinarian, but attended school to become a veterinary nurse instead. I began helping out a pet sitter friend in 2001 with some of her jobs and discovered that I loved this new profession that was rapidly gaining momentum. So, in 2002 Zookeepers Pet Sitting (Las Vegas Branch) opened for business. I continued working part time at a local pet hospital while building my business, and then eventually in 2005 was able to devote full time to pet sitting. I’ve continued to do temp and relief work as a nurse when the opportunity has arisen, and have been happily and successfully caring for pets in their own homes for over 10 years now.

In March 2012 I teamed up with Sue Villella, a friend and colleague (also a veterinary nurse), in order to work together in growing and expanding Zookeepers to include a San Diego branch.

I am happily married over 20 years to Joe, a massage therapist. I am the mother of 4, and grandmother to 2. My animal “kids” include 3 cats, a pomeranian and 2 parrots.

Look no further than Zookeepers Pet sitting for the care of your pets.  Whether you have a dog, cat, reptile, or monkey, we are here for you.  Daily walks, food, and medication are the main services we provide. If your pet requires a massage, we do that too!  Your pet has the benefit of staying in the comfort of your home and we customize our care to meet the needs of your pet.  If you are traveling, we will keep to your pet’s routines.  Collecting mail and newspapers and alternating lights are extra benefits of our services.

Your pet deserves special care when you can’t be there. Our business is owned and operated by licensed veterinary nurses, qualified to attend to the special needs of your pet.

Call Zookeepers Pet Sitting today for pet sitters & dog walkers in San Diego.  Let us care for your pet when you can’t be there.

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