Finalists for 2015 Pet Sitter of the Year Award Announced
Pet Sitters International of King, N.C., has selected its top five finalists for the 2015 Pet Sitter of the Year Award. First awarded by Pet Sitters International in 1995, the Pet Sitter of the Year designation is the industry’s highest honor and recognizes true excellence in the professional pet-sitting field, according to the organization.
Pet Sitters International congratulates the following top five finalists who will move forward to the next round of judging for the 2015 award:
- Gerry Arner, Pet n’ Nanny, Wake Forest, N.C.
- Carrie Feinberg, Safe Haven Advocate Pet Care and Photography, Elgin, Ill.
- Devina Singh, Devina Pet Care, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
- Gina Triay, Tall Tails, Slidell, La.
- Derek Wolpert, Beach Buds Dog Walking, North Bellmore, N.Y.
The five finalists move on to the next phase of the judging process, and the winner will be announced in March. Serving on this year’s judging panel are Marty Becker, DVM, known as “America’s Veterinarian;” David Pearsall, vice president of Business Insurers of the Carolinas in Chapel Hill, N.C.; and Michelle Miller, Pet Sitters International’s 2014 Pet Sitter of the Year.
The winner, along with the other four finalists, will be recognized at Pet Sitters International’s 2016 Pet Sitter World Educational Conference & Expo this September in San Diego.