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Laughing Pets Atlanta Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Team


Karen Levy

Karen E. Levy, Owner

Like many pet owners, I love animals!! My thirst for knowledge of “everything dogs” began several years ago when I adopted my fur-baby, Diesel.  I’ve always loved cats though I don’t have one of my own.  Since adopting Diesel, I’ve spent countless hours learning about animal behavior, dog training, animal nutrition and best practices for caring for a happy, healthy pet.  I’m certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and am an advocate for positive reinforcement training.

I’ve volunteered with various pet-rescue organizations such as Atlanta Pet Rescue and Canine Cellmates.  My areas of volunteerism include being an adoption counselor, a dog-training assistant and  raising funds totaling over $25,000.

In 2010 I founded Laughing Pets Atlanta and have been dog walking and pet sitting ever since.  It’s my honor to be selected as a caregiver for my furry clients.  Nothing makes me happier than waking up each day and seeing a bunch of laughing pets!!

Krista Sorrells
Krista Sorrells

Krista Sorrells, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Krista has lived in Atlanta for 21 years. She attended culinary school at the Art Institute of Atlanta. She has experience working as a veterinarian technician for a locally owned vet clinic. Krista lives with her husband and two daughters, both high achievers and in gifted programs in their schools. She loves animals and currently has 1 dog and 3 cats. She’s been a stay-at-home mom but is thrilled to get back into the work force and is excited to be working with animals again.

Lindsey Huie

Lindsey Huie, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Lindsey lived on a farm in Georgia before moving to Florida for 10 years.  She returned to Georgia 4 years ago and is currently attending Georgia State University to pursue a degree in Environmental Science.  When not studying Lindsey enjoys hiking and being outdoors.  She’s loved animals and been around them her entire life.  Lindsey is the mom to a tabby cat named Hunter.

Ryan

Ryan McKeiage, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Ryan moved from Las Vegas to Atlanta five years ago.  He attended the College of Southern Nevada for Hospitality Management while working at the Carriage House Hotel.  In Atlanta he began working  in the music industry in events production and has worked for many major events in the metro area.  Ryan has experience taking care of several different types of animals including dogs, cats, horses and even a sugar glider!  He’s owned by his dog Maggie who he rescued several years ago.

Natalie Berrong

Katherine Smith, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Kat is a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa’s Theatre Performance program.  Though raised in Memphis, she moved to Atlanta to pursue her acting career.  On the weekends, Kat performs at the Renaissance Festival and performs as a princess for children’s parties and charity events.   She takes full advantage of any opportunity to act or sing.  Kat has cared for animals of all kinds and recently adopted her cat, Binx.

Michelle Potenzo

Laure Vila, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Laure is a part-time student at GSU, full-time animal lover!  She’s studying journalism.  Laure from France but has lived in the USA for 11 years. Laure enjoys physical training particularly for Muay-Thai boxing.  Christofer is her adopted chihuahua Christofer and though he’s shy, he shows her lots of love. She recently adopted a lost, never claimed dog and named her Girl.

Ryan

Michelle Potenzo, Overnight Pet Sitter

Michelle is a full-time real estate agent. In the evenings, she’s an overnight pet sitter. She’s been pet sitting for years in New York, California and in Atlanta. In her free time, she enjoys antiquing an interior design. Her favorite spots are Scotts Antique Market and ADAC Design Center.

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Beth Young, Overnight Pet Sitter

Beth grew up in South Georgia and has lived in Atlanta, Denver and back to Atlanta after finishing law school.  She is a tax and corporate attorney who also loves being an overnight pet sitter. She is extremely reliable and genuinely enjoys spending time with dogs and cats of all breeds and sizes. Sadly, her dog Levi crossed the rainbow bridge so loving on our client dogs is very fulfilling for her.  Beth enjoys hiking, camping, gardening, and just being outside in general.  

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