Meet Our Team

Tami Guttman

Hi, my name is Tami Guttman-Hoffmann Founder and Owner of Metro-Pet Services where we provide quality in-home pet sitting, dog walking, overnight stays, waste removal, pet taxi and Lynda’s Bed & Biscuit. A bonded & insured company, Metro-Pet Services foundation is built on professionalism, strong communication and team work. We are proud of the elite team who services our Metro-Pet client’s; we become part of the family. Please meet your pet sitters by clicking on their profile.  All of our pet sitters are dedicated pet owners, experienced pet care providers, educated, personable and responsible. I earned my pre-medical background with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UNT. With fifteen years in the workforce, four were spent working as the medical office manager and outside sales for the healthcare field. Metro-Pet Services, prior to having a company name, has been providing pet care services in your homes for over twelve years. May 2009 is the transition from part-time to full force with a team of top professionals in the industry. I am a Certified Professional Pet Sitter, Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and a proud member of Pet Sitters International, the leader in pet care education! I am also the oldest of three sisters and learned at an early age how to delegate and get things done in a timely manner, leadership is my strong suite.

Janelle Ashton

My name is Janelle Ashton, I live in Frisco, Texas (originally from San Antonio) and have lived in the Plano/Frisco area for over 25 years. I currently work for metro-pet on a as needed basis in the evenings/weekends. I work Full-time in a senior living community and have volunteered in the past at SPCA. I have a true love of animals and would love to help you with you with yours!! My name is Josette Holland, but I go by Josie. I am from Ohio and moved to Dallas in 2012.  

Josette Holland

My name is Josette Holland, but I go by Josie. I am from Ohio and moved to Dallas in 2012. I am a home health nurse and pet sitter / dog walker with Metro Pet Services. I absolutely adore my little Shitzhu, Lily and beautiful daughter, India. I look forward to meeting you and your fur babies! My name is Josette Holland, but I go by Josie. I am from Ohio and moved to Dallas in 2012.  

Teresa Mustafa

My name is Teresa Mustafa and I’m a recent graduate of the University of Missouri. I am originally from Chicago IL and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and emphasis in Strategic Communication. I recently relocated to Plano with my fiancé and our two dogs, Bear and Rigley. I work full-time as Metro-Pet Services’ office manager and as a pet-sitter. I have always been passionate about pets and genuinely care about their welfare and comfort. I promise that when I am taking care of your pets, they will be treated with love and respect!  

Heather Cook

Hello, my name is Heather Cook, and I am from Plano, Texas. I graduated high school from Plano West Senior High, and I earned my Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University. I just finished my first year in vet school at Texas A&M University. I will be specializing in small animals, and I have previously worked at Ohio Drive Animal Hospital for a year and a half as a kennel assistant. As you can tell, I love taking care of dogs and cats, and I would especially love to take care of your pets, as well!

Patrick Mustafa

Hello, my name is Patrick Mustafa and I am 19 years old. I am originally from Chicago Illinois and currently live in Plano Texas. Right now I am a student at Collin College taking general courses and plan of continuing my education at a University in the near future. Dogs have always been a big part of my family but I love all types of animals so I look forward to meeting and taking care of all your pets!

Jenna Wolf

Hi, Im Jenna Wolf, I graduated from Texas academy of Animal Control In Giddings Tx in 2011 where I earned a diploma, two state certifications and 14 certificates of completion in important areas of the animal care and control field. I recently moved back to Texas from California. I have my own two dogs, Koda and Odin, and an awesome fish tank. Thanks for reading and I can’t wait to meet and care for your family pets!

Melissa Brown

Hi, my name is Melissa Brown and I am 21 years old. I’m from Plano, TX. I got my Associates of Science at Cedar Valley College while playing volleyball, and I am currently working on getting my Bachelors in Health and Human Performance from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma. I play volleyball and I love to be outside and in the water! My two favorite boys are Mickey and Deke, my dogs! I love animals and am looking forward to meeting and taking care of your loved pets!!!

Stacy Thomas

Hi, my name is Stacy Thomas, and I’m originally from Grand Prairie, Texas, and currently live in Lewisville. I earned my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of North Texas. After I graduated, I worked as a travel speech therapist in California for the King City Union School District for 2 years. I have an adorable 5 year old pug named Newhouse, and he makes me laugh everyday. I look forward to taking care of your pets this summer!

Ricky Walton

Hi, my name is Ricky Walton, I am from The Colony, TX and currently live in Plano, TX . I am studying Chiropractic, with an emphasis on Animal Chiropractic, while working at Jaspers Plano and for Metro-Pet Services. I am 26 years old, very outgoing and love pet sitting of course! I love the outdoors and am a health and wellness advocate as well. I look forward to meeting you and taking care of your pets! Hi, my name is Ricky Walton, I am from The Colony, TX and currently live in Plano, TX . I am studying Chiropractic, with an emphasis on Animal Chiropractic, while working at Jaspers Plano and for Metro-Pet Services.

Lynda Guttman

I’m Lynda Guttman and I am originally from Chicago IL, (Niles). I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and taught in Chicago. After many years of teaching, my husband and I had three beautiful children and then I went to work in the corporate world as a recruiter. My family has always had a love for pets, and I am so proud that my daughter took this passion and created Metro-Pet Services. I am a pet sitter part-time and can honestly say taking care of your pets brings me great joy and happiness.  

Catherine Rakkar

Hello, my name is Catherine Rakkar, aka Catz. I am 21 years old and am a student at the Univeristy of Texas at Dallas. I am majoring in biochemistry and minoring in Spanish. I am the youngest of four children. My father is from India and my mother is from England. I spent a year going to school in both England and India, and worked as an Au Pair in Spain for one year after graduating from high school. I have two wonderful dogs, Baboo and Wylie. I have spent several years working in the medical field gaining knowledge of the work force, building experience and responsibility. I love animals and am looking forward to taking care of your beloved pets!!!  
 

Tarrah Stern

Hi my name is Tarrah Lynn Stern, Pet Sitter and Account Manager for Metro-Pet Services. I also work as a Fashion Expert in Design for Sharon Young and received my education from The Art Institute of Dallas. My family is from Houston, we are very close and I am grateful to see them often. The love of my life is my dog Allie and all the Metro-Pet animals…but don’t tell my boyfriend. I truly enjoy every day and am grateful for my two years with Metro-Pet Services and many more to follow.  

Michelle Fackler

Hi there, my name is Michelle Fackler. I am a senior in high school and love being a part of the Metro-Pet team! Getting to know and care for your pets is one of my favorite things about this job. I love animals of all shapes and sizes and can not wait to meet your furry family!Hi there, my name is Michelle Fackler. I am a senior in high school and love being a part of the Metro-Pet team! Getting to know and care for your pets is   

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Safe & Secure Your pets can stay where they feel safe and secure, in their own home.

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Extra Step Services Your mail will be brought in and your house maintained while you are away.

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Personalized Pet Care Your pets will receive daily attention and be able to keep to their routines, eat their usual diets, and receive medications and exercise if needed.
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