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Dog walker & cat sitter- Plymouth 
Arlene V.
Arlene grew up on a farm and has had many animals in her life.  She now has two wonderful and beautiful cats named Gracie (18 years old) and Guido (17 years old) and two adorable granddogs, Chili and Ranger.  For about six years she volunteered as a horse leader and side walker at We Can Ride and now volunteers at the Humane Society as a dog walker.  Arlene has an associate degree and worked for many years as a manager of a law firm until she retired 3-1/2 years ago.  She loves spending time with her friends and family (especially her 4 grandchildren), reading, horseback riding, pilates and traveling.  Arlene thinks this is the perfect job for her because animals make her happy and she loves being around them.



 Dog walker and pet sitter -- St. Louis Park & Minneapolis

Liz J.
Liz grew up with pets and walking dogs in her neighborhood as a child. She has fostered dogs and currently adopted two min pins, Hannah and Portia. She has some vet tech experience and when she's not working with animals she is going to college. In her spare time she likes to write and explore the wildlife around her. She's excited to get to know you and your pets!  CLICK HERE TO SEE LIZ'S VIDEO BIO.


Dog walker & pet sitter - New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale, Plymouth & Golden Valley

Loretta D.

Loretta grew up with many family pets including turtles, fish, kittens and of course dogs. She loves to take long walks with Ellie Mae, her English Springer Spaniel. She has spent 18 years as a certified medical assistant mostly in Orthopedics and thoroughly enjoyed her career. Loving animals and nature, Loretta also enjoys being outdoors, gardening, music, camping, reading and creative projects. CLICK HERE TO SEE LORETTA'S VIDEO BIO.


Cat Sitter - Plymouth & Golden Valley

Hether S.

Hether grew up on a horse farm in rural MN and has been a lifelong animal lover. She currently resides with her boyfriend, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a fish named Bruce. In addition to walking dogs & pet sitting for Rock Star; Hether is 
a full-time nursing student.  On her days off she volunteers her time with a local animal rescue organization, and is a lover of all things music. She also fosters dogs in her home, and loves to work with the timid/shy/challenging dogs. She is passionate about animal welfare and is dedicated to the well being, comfort, and happiness of her own pets - as well as those around her! 

Dog walker & pet sitter - St. Louis Park, Golden Valley & Plymouth
Chelsea J. (Senior Staff)
Chelsea has a Golden named Harper. She got Harper as a puppy
in Montana where she was going to college. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys making crafts and has a craft workshop set up in her garage.
She loves dogs and animals more than anything and spending time
​with them is the one true joy in her life.


Pet sitter - Crystal, Golden Valley & St. Louis Park

Linda S.
Linda worked at a large university in classroom operations until a lay off when her life went to the dogs. She volunteers with and fosters German Shepherds (GSDs) for an area rescue. She has two dogs of her own: Head Puppy Monster Doc, a GSD/Chow mix, who is training to be a Therapy Dog, and Bena, a sassy senior Belgian Malinois/GSD, who keeps the Doc in line. Linda had cats for all of her adult life until she bought a house with a yard perfect for dogs to run and play in, and now dogs rule. CLICK HERE TO SEE LINDA'S VIDEO BIO.

Human resources director
Rich P. 
Rich manages human resources operations by orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff. He also supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions and guiding management and employee actions by updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines, opening communications and enforcing company values.


Dog walker & pet sitter - New Hope, Robbinsdale, Crystal, & Golden Valley
​Gregg A. (Senior Staff)
Gregg loves to travel the world and experience different cultures.
​He became a Rock Star dog walker and pet sitter because he wanted to do something meaningful with his life and work with animals. He gives big hugs to the dogs he walks and shows them a lot of love and respect. 

Meet the owner
When Tabatha Patterson got her Basenji puppy Manah in 2007, everything changed. Working as a creative director for an entertainment and special events company, Tabatha started bringing Manah to the office so she wouldn't have to be alone all day in her crate. Soon Manah introduced her to many fun dog events, dog parks and dog friendly restaurants (thanks to 

After recovering from a cancer diagnosis and chemotherapy, Tabatha decided to leave the corporate world behind and simplify her life. Because of her life-long love of animals she chose to become a dog walker and pet sitter.

Tabatha has thoroughly researched healthy food choices, took pet nutrition classes, trained in pet first aid and CPR, studied vaccination needs and titer testing, and extensively studied the subject of how to raise a healthy well balanced pet.

Rock Star has grown over the years and has serviced over 600 pets. All of Tabatha's employees have passed extensive national background checks and are uniquely qualified to provide an outstanding level of service. Read more about Tabatha in the Star Tribune.

In Tabatha's spare time she sings and writes music for the original rock band UZZA.

Meet Rock Star's employees


  Providing pet care services for:
  • North Loop Minneapolis
  • Downtown Minneapolis
  • Uptown
  • Edina
  • St. Louis Park
  • Hopkins​
  • Golden Valley
  • Plymouth
  • Crystal
  • New Hope
  • Robbinsdale

  Call us now: 612-272-6349

​​​​​​​​Dog walker and pet sitter -- St. Louis Park

John M.​

John grew up in a very large family (21 kids) and they always had lots of pets. Right now, his family has 3 dogs (Teddy, Quincy, and Sunny) and 3 cats (Mike, Celia, and Tom). His family recently moved to Colorado so he’s suffering from “dog withdrawal”. He loves animals of all kinds, especially dogs. When he is not working with pets he is coaching youth soccer, tutoring students for the ACT, and preparing to attend graduate school.

​​​​​​​​Dog walker and pet sitter -- Minneapolis

Paula O.​

Paula adores animals and loves being outside, so Rock Star is a great place for her! Growing up in a multi-dog family, she's been walking and caring for pups all her life. She recently adopted a shelter kitty named George, who, after careful and patient introduction, has become fast friends with her roommate's cat, Ellie. Paula studied Kinesiology, lived in Spain and is perusing a master's degree in Public Health. In her free time she enjoys camping, playing volleyball, reading and spending time with friends and family. She can't wait to meet new pets and their people! 


 Substitute Dog walker and pet sitter -- Minneapolis

Hannah S.​

Hannah is a Biology student at Metropolitan State. She has a cat named Charlie. She has grown up around dogs all her life, and even worked at Adogo Pet Hotel. In her free time Hannah enjoys painting, camping, going to the lakes, and just being outside in general! She was born and raised in South Minneapolis, so she has first hand knowledge of all the great dog parks the Twin Cities have to offer. Hannah loves caring for and studying all sorts of animals, and has found her passion in the field of Biology.


Sub Dog walker and pet sitter -- Golden Valley, St. Louis Park & Plymouth

Colleen S.
One role of Colleen’s is Chief Home Executive that includes the care and love of an interesting character named Tio Pepe. Tio is actually an over-sized, pleasantly natured, tuxedo cat. Colleen has always owned a pet, usually a cat, for as long a she can remember. Even though her life-style may not have made it possible to own a dog, she has intermittently cared for friends and neighbors pets and dogs. Colleen’s past includes working in business technology systems implementation, training, and support. She holds a M.A. from the University of MN in Business and Industry Education and a B.S. in Marketing from St. Cloud State University. She left corporate life after the birth her son and daughter. She feels it is always a gift to find a balance that allows her to enjoy the company of animals and spend time outdoors.  CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEEN'S VIDEO BIO.

Cat sitter - Hopkins & St. Louis Park

Cheryl S. (Senior Staff)
​Caring for animals comes naturally to Cheryl. She has adopted dozens
​of pets over the years and currently lives with an autism service dog she trained for her daughter, four cats, a tortoise and a flock of pet chickens. Cheryl spent years working as a professional naturalist and avidly researches the latest animal behavior studies. She loves spending time in the company of animals and has an excellent understanding of dog, cat and bird communication.

Rock Star Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55427

Rock Star Dog Walking & Pet Sitting offers
dog walking​, dog park visitspuppy visits
hourly dog sittingcat sitting, bird sitting, hotel dog sittinghotel pet sittingwedding dog handlerdog taxi
cat taxi


Dog walker and pet sitter -- Minneapolis

Lindsay V.​

Lindsay is finishing up a master degree in industrial/organizational psychology but she loves animals too. She had a variety of animals growing up, and likes dogs and cats the best. She looks forward to getting to know more cats and different dog breeds through Rock Star Dog Walking and Pet Sitting!


Dog walker and pet sitter -- Minneapolis

Janet M.​

Janet is a lifelong dog and cat lover and owner. As a child, she cared for many types of pets, including dogs and cats, birds, turtles, fish and hamsters. She left the workforce early on as an accountant to become a stay-at-home mom with her daughter and son and fur babies as well! When the kids were school age she worked as a dog walker and cat sitter, which made her realize that being with animals is a satisfying way to spend her time. When the kids flew the nest, she worked as a Gate Agent for Northwest Airlines. Working with dogs and cats was still the dream job though, so she went on to work at Four Paws Pet Resort and then as a dog bather at Dig It Dog Grooming. Janet has never met a pet that isn’t special. She currently has a 14-yr-old Wheaten Terrier named Phoebe who is her constant companion. In her free time, Janet likes to go camping, settle in with a good book at a local coffee shop, movies and usually has a puzzle going on her dining room table. She looks forward to the kisses and hisses she gets each day from her new furry friends.

​​​​​​​​Dog walker and pet sitter -- St. Louis Park

Heather A.​

Heather grew up with a Keeshond, regularly visits a family dog and even occasionally a parrot.  She loves animals, has experience caring for cats, and even saved a bunny rabbit once!  In her spare time, she likes to write and is looking forward to taking notes on wonderful experiences caring for your pets during her time with Rock Star Dog Walking!

​​​​​​​​Dog walker and pet sitter -- Plymouth

Chelsea M.​

Chelsea comes to Rock Star after two years traveling abroad and working as an ESL teacher in Thailand. After her time in Thailand where street dogs and cats are treated poorly, she looks forward to caring for animals she wasn't able to while she was overseas. Chelsea had a Samoyed named Champ growing up and hopes to adopt other rescue dogs in the future. Her interests include being outside, camping, traveling and caring for those who need it. In addition to pet sitting, Chelsea teaches English online to children in different countries. Caring is a fundamental part of her make up and Chelsea fully looks forward to caring for your animals in any way she can. 

Dog walker - Edina & St. Louis Park
Pam D. (Senior Staff)
Pam is an event planner and works with children and adults with
special needs. She lives in a condo where no dogs are allowed, so this part time job gives her a chance to get her "dog fix." She loves taking photos, so make sure to checkout our Facebook page, you might see a cute photo of your furry friend.