Passionately Pets is honored to have received the following accolades:
Best of Washingtonian
We are proud to have been voted a “Top Pet Sitter & Dog Walker“ in the Washingtonian since 2017. Voted on by readers, this award is handed out every other year.
Thank you Zebra Press Readers for voting us the 2020 Best Dog Walker & Pet Sitter!
We are grateful to have received compliments from our pet parents describing our dedication and willingness to serve.
Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite
Thanks to our customers, we were deemed a Neighborhood Favorite in 7 localities in 2020, including Del Ray, Old Town, Clarendon, Shirlington and others.
People Love Us On Yelp Award
We are proud to have received the "People Love Us on Yelp" award four years in a row.
Angie's List, Super Service Award Recipient
Passionately Pets has been awarded the prestigious Angie's List Super Service Award yearly since 2012. This honor is bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers. Angie's List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating from their clients and abiding by Angie's List operational guidelines.
Best Pet Care Provider Northern Virginia Magazine
We appreciate everyone who voted Passionately Pets to be deemed one of the Best Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers in the area by Northern Virginia Magazine.
Passionately Pets is fully bonded and insured and all staff is trained in Pet Tech First Aid & CPR. Passionately Pets also partners with FetchFind, a continuing education platform in the pet care industry.
Pet Tech, Pet First Aid & CPR Certified
Our staff is trained and certified independently in Pet First Aid and CPR.
Passionately Pets is committed to the highest standards of knowledge, quality of care, and pet industry expertise. FetchFind is a digital platform providing pet care businesses with the tools they need to succeed, while providing a destination for pet owners to find expert, certified pet care professionals to take care of their pets. FetchFind Monthly Pro is an online education system designed to train, educate, and empower pet care staff. The curriculum has been developed over decades of research, testing, and real-life application. The content is constantly updated to ensure the most current, best practices in the pet industry.
We are proud to be recognized by Cat Kingpin.
Passionately Pets is proud of their professional affiliations with the following organizations:
National Capital Area Professional Pet Sitters Network
Founded in 1998, the Network is an all-volunteer, membership-based non-profit, with a mission to promote professional pet sitting in the DC Metro area, including Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland.
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
NAPPS is the only national non-profit professional pet sitting association dedicated to setting the industry standard and championing the welfare of animals.
Pet Sitters International
Since 1994, Pet Sitters International has educated and supported thousands of animal lovers and entrepreneurs with a desire to start and grow successful pet sitting businesses and turn their passion into profit.
Pet Professional Guild
The Pet Professional Guild is a membership organization representing pet industry professionals who are committed to results-based, science-based, force-free training and pet care.