Prance Around White

Pet Care Hours: 8 am - 8 pm daily / Office Hours: 8 am - 6 pm daily Email: info@prancearound.com Laurel Branch: 240-515-4985 (Main Office) Germantown Branch: 301-337-5884

Meet Our Laurel Team of Pet Care Professionals!

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Joelyne King (Sitter ID: 1124)
Founder/ Owner
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Joelyne was a natural born animal lover. She knew early on in life that she wanted a career working with animals. She graduated from Towson University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. She has a Masters Certificate from Humane Society University in Animal Studies with a focus on the relationship between the Human and Animal Bond. For seven years, Joelyne worked as the Membership and Donor Relations Manager at The Humane Society of the United States, the nations largest animal welfare organization dedicated to enforcing laws to protect animals from cruelty and neglet. During her time at HSUS, she went on several animal rescue missions and helped seize animals fom inhumane conditions. Joelyne volunteers for Laurel Cats, Inc. a non-profit organization in Laurel, MD dedicated to reducing the overpopulation of feral cats through humane and effective TNR efforts. She owns one dog, four cats, an aquatic turtle and a bearded dragon. Joelyne is also certified by The American Red Cross as a Pet First Aid and CPR Instructor.

Justin King (Sitter ID: 1105)
Owner/ Manager
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Justin was born and raised on a farm and has been around animals his entire life. His experience comes from caring for four horses, a pony, a goat, cats, dogs and reptiles since an early age. Justin graduated from Lincoln College of Technology in Columbia, MD with a technical degree in Automative Technology. Shortly after graduating, Justin realized that his true passion was in pet care industry. He has since helped to grow Prance Around with his wife and is a full time pet care professional. In addition to dog walking and pet sitting, Justin manages the daily office operations. Justin is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR by the American Red Cross.

Cherie S. (Sitter ID: 0392)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Cherie has worked with and around animals all her entire life. Her family fostered animals for various animal shelters during her youth. She spent four years volunteering at Watkins Nature Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. She also volunteers part-time at the Smithsonian in the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. She is comfortable with every kind of animal under the sun, including reptiles, insects, and livestock, and she currently owns two cats, a rat, several tanks of fish, and a terrarium of Madagascar hissing cockroaches! Cherie is a certified Veterinary Assistant with a passion for animals, and promises to take great care of her clients pet. She looks forward to providing your pet with the love and attention they deserve.

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Regan M. (Sitter ID: 0507)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Regan is an avid pet lover. He currently has two canine companions, Boba (pictured above) and Archer; he grew up around animals all his life. He lives in the Russett neighborhood with his wife and their two fur babies. Regan volunteers his home and time by fostering pitbulls and working with a local rescue, to find them homes. Regan spent most of his career in the office environment and has since decided to do what he loves most - spending time with animals. He is a big TV and movie buff. Oh yes and he is a HUGE Redskins fan. He looks forward to providing the best service for your pets.

Rachel Z. (Sitter ID: 0812)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Rachel has been in love with animals since she received her first puppy at the young age of just five years old. As the years passed Rachel’s love for animals only grew stronger. Currently Rachel is the mommy to two cats, a dog and two fancy rats. She adores her rats and says she is always amazed at how much intelligence her rats display. By the time she graduated high school she knew that she wanted a career caring for any and all animals. Rachel’s first experience working hands on with animals, aside from caring for her own, was just a few years ago when, she was hired as a bather at the Petsmart Grooming Salon in Columbia, MD. There, she learned much about animal behavior and developed a better understanding on how to care for dogs. Rachel aspires to be the best caretaker she can be and is extremely excited to work with you and your pets!

Danielle V. (Sitter ID: 0609)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Danielle is a animal lover that has several years of pet care experience. Prior to coming to work for Prance Around she used to work for another pet care company. When she is not caring for pets she spends her time working in the skin care field as a Certified Licensed Esthetician. Danielle is the proud parent of a dog and a kitty whom she spoils very much.

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Paticia P. a.k.a. "Cat"(Sitter ID:0403)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Cat is a mommy to three amazing human children, a big puppy Rottweiler, four kitties and one guinea pig. She has an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice. She also attended Anne Arundel Community College for Law and Jurisprudence. However, her extensive working experience has been in non-profit for The Living Legacy Foundation for almost 18 years as a Donor Services Coordinator. She enjoyed and gained valuable knowledge from the services they provided to improve the lives of many. She has been drawn to pet sitting because she has always deeply cared for all animals too! She has had so many pets since she was very young, hamsters, parakeets, bearded Dragon, turtles, rabbit, mostly cats always and she did have a best friend Rottweiler for twelve years and he sadly passed away January of 2017. She has a special place in her heart for animals and has plenty of room in her heart to love and care for yours!

Sharon M. (Sitter ID: 0908)
Dog Walker/ Pet Sitter
Sharon is retired from the corporate world and enjoying life as a pet care professional. She volunteers her free time with Laurel Cats, Inc. She is a dedicated feral colony caretaker to over fourteen community cats, some of which are strays that have been abdandoned by their prior owners, but most of them are ferals. She is the proud mother to a few felines of her own that reside with her. She loves cats but equally loves dogs just as much and enjoys spending her day dog walking and cat sitting. She enjoys that she is able to be outside getting exercise while doing something she enjoys and has a passion for.

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