The Germantown Team

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Cheryl R. (Branch Manager / Sitter ID: 0206)

Cheryl is the Branch Manager of the Germantown, Maryland office.  In addition to managing Prance Around, along with her husband, she is also mom to two beautiful baby boys, Logan and Scott. She currently owns a Pomeranian named Sandy, two black cats, named Batman and Louie, and a Tortie Maine Coon named Gabby, who was rescued from Kentucky. Her passion for working with pets started at a very young age when she would rescue stray cats in her neighborhood and help find them homes. In her spare time, she can be found making animal-themed jewelry.  

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Chris R. (Sitter ID: 0806)

Chris is an animal lover who is especially fond of cats. His outgoing and cheerful personality is reflected in his love of all animals and all the pets Chris has ever come across, have taken an immediate liking towards him. In his spare time, Chris enjoys building and working on computers. Chris co-manages the Germantown Branch of Prance Around with his wife Cheryl, and his dog and two cats.

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Lynne L. (Sitter ID: 0708)

Lynne has been an animal lover since she was a child and grew up with a dog, cats and birds. She currently lives with her husband Steve, and two Persian cats, Riley and Cody. Lynne moved to Maryland in 2013, after spending her whole life in New York, to be near her family. She is retired after working for 25 years as a legal secretary and is looking forward to spending her retirement with the animals she adores.

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Corey F. (Sitter ID: 0589)

Corey is  an animal lover, born and raised in Georgia, he has grown up with dogs  and also worked with them. No matter where his journey took him he  either owned a pet or took care of others. He now lives with a furbaby  of his own, a Shiba Inu named Kira. He loves to play his guitar for her  and her human mommy.  He also likes to bring her everywhere with him  whether it's to get some yummy fast food or just to stroll around the  town and meet other doggies. He has a passion for taking care of pets  and gives them all the same love and attention he gives his own little  miss Kira.   

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Stephanie H. (Sitter ID: 0910)

Stephanie wanted to be a Veterinarian at an early age, and grew up with  many pets. She started in the customer service field at age 16 in her  home state of New Jersey, and thrived in the industry, so decided to  stick with it.  After moving to Maryland with her husband in 2017 and  working in healthcare for a year, she decided to finally do what she  loved and transition to pet care full-time.  She has experience with all  pets, including large dogs (Pit Bulls, Huskies, Shepherds, etc).  She  currently lives in Gaithersburg with her husband, Mike, and 3 fur kids;  Billy, Emma, & Marley.    

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Chris W. (Sitter ID: 0624)

Chris has frequently been around animals growing up, and has always had a dog in the household. He has often been told that he has a way with animals. Chris has taken care of various dogs and cats for neighbors and friends several times in the past. Currently he has a dog named Charlee who is a Bichon Poodle Mix (or Poochan). Chris is also an EMT with the state of Maryland and volunteers at Laytonsville District Volunteer Fire Department in his hometown of Laytonsville where he rides their ambulance responding to 911 calls mainly in the Laytonsville/Gaithersburg area.  

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Sean H. (Sitter ID: 0531)

Sean has been a part of a dog family ever since he was born. Growing  up the has never been a time his family did not have at least one dog  and now he cares for his 3 senior dogs in his household. Ralph, the 15  year old Swedish Vallhund, and Frank and Nikki, the 10 year old mini  dachshund siblings, have all been a part of his family since they were  young pups and caring for them over the years could not have been more  satisfying. From handling the unlimited energy of a puppy to giving  careful care and attention for senior and emotionally sensitive animals,  Sean has experience with most any type of pet and he is looking forward  to meet and get along your pets in whatever way fits their needs. 

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Jennifer D. (Sitter ID: 0620)

Jennifer has a huge love for animals and grew up surrounded by everything from dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, chipmunks, snakes, ferrets, reptiles, hermit crabs and fish. Outside of owning German Shepherds, cats, fish and a Doberman through her adult life, Jennifer has volunteered her time caring for friends' pets since a very young age and carried that love for animals through rescue work. In the past several years she has helped find medical care and loving homes for feral cats, Dobermans and German Shepherds. She has experience in working with medically at-risk animals that require extra love, special diets and medication. She currently shares her family home with a 3 year old affectionate and curious ferret named “Stryker” and a goldfish named “Dot” and often cares for friends' dogs when they are away. Outside of pet sitting, Jennifer is a traffic safety manager for a national non-profit organization and enjoys being a mom, running, hiking, and painting (animals of course!). She is looking forward to spoiling your pets and giving them extra love and attention.

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Maria Z. (Sitter ID: 0328)

Maria grew up with everything from dogs and bunnies to guinea pigs. When  she was growing up she would constantly badger her parents for another  cuddly friend. Born and raised in Finland she came to the U.S. in 2008  for school where she met her husband. She has a degree in field biology  from Virginia Commonwealth University where she spent some of her time  doing research on migratory birds. Maria has been a stay at home mom to  her two boys and little girl since moving to Maryland six years ago. She  currently lives in Boyds with her husband, 3 kids, and a giant flemish  rabbit named Pumpkin. 
 

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Jacqueline S. (Sitter ID: 0825)

Jacqueline  is an animal lover and law student. She has been volunteering at animal  shelters and rescues for over six years, as well as fostering dogs for  over four years. She has experience caring for dogs and cats of all  sizes, breeds, and ages, as well as training in senior animal care and  administering medicine. She is currently in her final semester of law  school and is preparing to take the bar exam.