The Germantown Team


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.  


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.


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.


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.   


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.    


Andrew S. (Sitter ID: 0516)

 Andrew is the person that talks to any animal he sees. From cows to squirrels, crows to spiders, no creature is safe from his empathy. He has an especially soft spot in his heart for rats after having adopted five rescue rats from shelters around the DMV and fell hard for their incredible intelligence and sweet personalities. Andrew grew up with dogs, guinea pigs, a snake, an opossum, some hedgehogs, hamsters, and numerous fish, that all led to his deep appreciation and love of animals. Nowadays, Andrew is an avid trail runner and loves to run with his dogs, Betty and Josephine—two very snuggly yet rambunctious pit-mixes—that he cares for with his partner in an 1880’s farmhouse. He’s just your typical liberal arts English major who worked on ranch, taught high school math, was a furniture restorer, and now walks dogs and takes care of pets!


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.


Avery F. (Sitter ID: 0627)

Avery has been an animal lover since she was born. She grew up with cats and got her first dog in 2010. She now lives  with her cat, Frank, named after Old Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra and her  dog, Chloe, a beagle lab mix. She is a recent Montgomery College  graduate and lives in Gaithersburg.  She looks forward to showing your  pets the same love and care that she shows her own.


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.   


Jessica M. (Sitter ID: 0828)

Jessica  has grown up taking care of animals and currently has a mini Golden  Retriever mix named Harley and 3 cats named Lola, Lucy and Delilah.  She  is a recent graduate from Northwest High School and is pursuing a  career as a Vet Tech.  She has a love of all animals big and small and  looks forward to meeting and taking care of your furry kids!


Rose B. (Sitter ID: 0880)

When  Rose was a kid, she was always begging her parents to let her take in  different kinds of animals. She was also known as the neighborhood dog  walker and when one of her neighbors got a job overseas, she told Rose's  parents she couldn’t leave “Mandy” with anyone else but her! Mandy was  her first Husky breed type dog and she's been in love with them ever  since. Rose stopped working in the corporate world about 6 years ago to  stay home with her son. Since then, she has volunteered at various  shelters, driven on dozens of animals transports and taken in several  different fosters, both short and long-term. She is comfortable with all  dog breed types and really enjoys being outdoors in any type of  weather. Now that her son is older, she's decided to go back to work but  would rather work with animals that she loves, than go back to the  office 9-5 job! Rose lives in Germantown with her husband, son, 2 large  breed rescue dogs and 2 rescue kitties. She's really looking forward to  meeting everyone’s furbabies and giving them the same love and attention  she shows her own!!