Zoo Sitters was established
in 2006 by Pet Sitter of the Year, Vanessa Sorace. In 2007, she hired her first pet sitter and Zoo Sitters began to
grow into the highly respected company it is today.
Serving Atlantic and Cape May County, NJ, we offer vacation pet
care, dog walks, potty breaks for pets who are home alone for long hours, companionship, play time, farm care and even hotel/B&B
pet sitting. Clients select 15, 30, 45 or 60 minute visits along with the time blocks in which they'd like for us to
arrive. Hotel/B&B clients may be able to book custom visits longer than 1 hour when availability allows.
Our services cover every
aspect of professional pet care from feeding, walking, litter box maintenance, administering oral medications, bringing in
the mail and newspaper, adjusting lights and blinds, watering plants and even taking out the trash. Every client is unique.
With Zoo Sitters,
you can be sure your pets are being cared for by professionals and that your house is being looked after by responsible members
of our community. We are a crew of experienced, responsive, animal enthusiasts who pride ourselves on getting to know your
pet, ensuring them the best care possible. Our sitters are valued employees (no subcontractors) that take
to heart the high standards of working for a professional pet sitting company and strive to exceed your expectations. Since
we are not a one man operation, you will have a primary sitter and at least one back up sitter, ensuring emergencies never
create a negative impact on you or your pets. As a convenience, we also offer online scheduling and accept credit and debit
Vanessa Sorace has extensive pet care experience with
a wide range of domestic and exotic animals. After graduating from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Psychology and a concentration in Animal Behavior, she went to work as a zoo keeper. As the years went by, she shifted
gears and "went Corporate" but something was still missing. In 2006, she decided to embark on a career that she
knew she would be truly passionate about. It was then that she returned to her hometown of Cape May, NJ and opened up a professional
pet sitting and dog walking business. Zoo Sitters was born.
is a Certified Professional Pet Sitter through Pet Sitters International and The National Association of Professional Pet
Sitters. In 2012, she was named Pet Sitters International's Pet Sitter of the Year. Vanessa is the Founder and Network
Leader of The Cape May County Network of Professional Pet Sitters and is a certified pet first aid and CPR instructor through
Pet Tech. Additionally, she was a pet-care columnist for Court House Life magazine, teaches classes on professional
pet sitting to pet sitters from all over the United States, and still conducts pet sits in Cape May County, NJ.