Paw Prints owner
with Spunky the dog
Paw Prints Around Town began serving the DC Metro area in 2002. We offer premier care of all of your animal companions. We primarily serve areas in and around Takoma Park, MD including Takoma DC, Shepherd Park, Brightwood, Silver Spring, Hillandale and Forest Glen.
We provide complimentary meet and greet sessions in your home to ensure that we are the best fit for your needs. We review all procedures, service agreement, liability, and care needs.
Paw Prints Around Town is a member of Pet Sitters International (PSI). Our owner, Lindsey, is a Certified Professional Pet Sitter (CPPS) through PSI. In order to remain certified, Lindsey participates in continuing education and outreach courses to constantly improve upon her skills as a professional pet sitter.
Paw Prints provides training packages for your new puppy, new dog, and seasonal enrichment packages. Lindsey is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, and has completed a course for Professional Dog Training and Behavior Consultation through CATCH Canine Trainers Academy.
Lindsey is a Fear Free Certified Trainer (FFCT) through Fear Free (tm) promoting a rewards based philosophy across all training and pet sitting services. The mission of Fear Free is to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people who care for them.
Lindsey works with families expecting babies and families with young children adopting new dogs and puppies. She is a Licensed Family Paws Educator. Check out Family Paws for more resources. Lindsey holds an M.A. from The George Washington University in education with a certificate in Family Life Education. She has been teaching children of all ages and families for over 30 years.
Lindsey promotes healthy diet including all treats and enrichment. She is a Raw Pet Food Nutrition Specialist through DMuniversity. She works with families to understand the connection between diet and behavior as well as reduce allergies in both humans and our feline and canine companions.
In addition, Lindsey is certified in Red Cross First Aid for Dogs and Cats and has passed a background check. We are committed to providing each and every client with the peace of mind and assurance that we are all fully prepared to care for your animals and your home while you are away.
Paw Prints Around Town carries insurance and a liability bond through Business Insurers of the Carolinas.