Call us now: 612-272-6349

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


  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 & 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.


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

Liz J.
Liz grew up on a dairy farm and she enjoys the outdoors.  Animals have been part of her life and she is passionate about the welfare of animals. She is a caring and compassionate person. Currently Liz has five Granddogs and is enjoying getting to know them. She is looking forward to meeting and getting to know the “Rock Star Dogs”!​  CLICK HERE TO SEE LIZ'S VIDEO BIO.


Dog walker & pet sitter - ​Minneapolis & Uptown 

Bev W.
Bev has been an animal lover all her life. Her third rescue is an very active beagle named Betty Boop who manages to sniff her way into all kinds of trouble most days. Bev is a registered nurse and when Betty isn't demanding her attention, she works out of her house in Linden Hills as a health care consultant. Bev is a runner who likes to spend time outside with as many dogs as possible and with her four beautiful grandchildren!  CLICK HERE TO SEE BEV'S VIDEO BIO.


Dog walker and pet sitter -- Minneapolis & Uptown 

Ivy M.
Ivy has been an animal lover since she was a child and has owned and worked with a variety of them over the past 35 years – everything from pets to farm animals. She has worked as a dog trainer for the Humane Society and as a groomer for 4 Paws. Ivy went to vet tech school at Minnesota School for Business where she studied animal diseases, medications, nutrition and general health. She now grooms dogs on her own and will often come to her client’s homes for smaller jobs like nail trimming. In her spare time, Ivy writes poetry and plays the flute. But her favorite recreational activity is dog sledding. Which is one of the reasons she has such a deep affection for Siberian Huskies. She is currently the proud owner of two but would love to have more – enough for her own sled team!  CLICK HERE TO SEE IVY'S VIDEO BIO.


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.


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.


Dog walker & pet 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 - North Loop/Warehouse District ​Minneapolis & Uptown 

Donnie M.
Donnie grew up in a small town in Wisconsin surrounded by the woods and animals.  Once he moved to Chicago after college in La Crosse, WI, he found his love of dog walking and pet care working for Dogs Deserve It as a dog walker and pet/house sitter.  Now that he's moved to the Cities, he's very excited to meet all new buddies while enjoying the beauty of the outdoors.  When not outside with all these wonderful animals, he spends his time pursuing stage acting and loving his adopted kitten, Mona.  He hopes to meet you and your furry buddies soon!  CLICK HERE TO SEE DONNIE'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.

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.  

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. 

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.

Cat sitter - Minneapolis 
Kate G.
Kate has fostered her lifelong love of animals as a dog walker,
pet sitter, and shelter volunteer.  She has two kitties of her own, Dee and Jamar, whose antics  brighten every day.  When she’s not busy hanging out with awesome animals, Kate spends her time in the classroom as a music teacher.  She is thrilled to be a part of the Rock Star team. 



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 500 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