There are two patron saints for pets in Brooklyn....St Francis of Assisi....and Run Around Pet Services. Jenny, Ryan, Lindsay and Jamie are wonderful human beings who understand how to take care of and communicate with animals. They have been walking my two senior Gordon Setters since I moved to Brooklyn In August 2011. I knew from the moment I met Jenny I was in good hands. The service that she and her staff have provided since our first meeting has been nothing short of outstanding.image

Run Around Pet Service is not just dog walking or pet boarding business. It's a full fledged customer service operation. I receive text messages daily letting me know when the dogs have been walked. I receive e-mails and newsletters keeping me up-to-date on their business operations. Run Around has amazing flexibility with last minute walks and special accommodations. In addition, Run Around was extremely compassionate and understanding when I lost my job and had to cut back on the walks. Run Around cares about the pets and the clients they work for. They eagerly establish "real" relationships with clients and aim to please them 110% every day.

Perhaps the following two stories best illustrate why you should have complete and unwavering trust in Run Around Pet Services. Last fall, a smoke condition developed in my home from leaving wet linseed oil rags exposed. When Ryan arrived to walk the dogs at noon, he immediately called me, told me about the condition.....and made sure the dogs got to a neighbor's house so they would not be further exposed to the billowing smoke. Ryan not only saved our home but the lives of our dogs as well. On another occasion, I happened to come home early when Jenny was walking my 13 year old dog Eros. Eros is a "special needs" client. He has arthritis and cannot walk fast or far. She told me from day one it would not be a problem to care for him. My heart broke (and I almost shed a tear) when I saw Jenny pick up Eros and carry him down the front steps to get to the sidewalk (he weighs 65-70 lbs). She did it with a smile and compassion. She has never once told me that Eros is a "challenge" or ever complained to me that he is a burden to walk. I am forever grateful for the tender loving care she and the Run Around Staff give to both of my dogs every single day.

Run Around Pet Services is quite simply the best pet service around. I know of no other pet service in New York City that cares for animals with such commitment, dignity, grace, organization, vitality, dedication and love.

Thank you Jenny, Lindsay, Ryan and Jamie. You are a God send.
Daniel A. - Brooklyn, NY

It's not easy to trust someone with your best friend but I am COMPLETELY comfortable with Jenny & Ryan (the walkers who most frequent my home) and always pleased with both their care of my dog and their communication with me. The crew at Run Around are some of the most friendly, reliable, flexible and hard working people I've ever known/had the pleasure of doing business with.

I schedule 30-minute walks for my dog 5 days a week but have been treated to an occasional 60-minute walk or an entire afternoon in with Jenny when she was able to. I trust them so much that I hired Run Around to "board" my pup while I was on vacation instead of asking friends for help (and got some awesome pictures while I was away!). Some people just get it, and when it comes to animals and amazing customer service, Jenny certainly does.

The team at Run Around have gone way beyond the call of duty for me & my dog - highly, highly recommended. Love you guys, keep up the good work (of making my life easier!)
Sarah P. - Brooklyn, NY

Moving here from the 'burbs with a large backyard where I worked from home, it was important for me to find a great dog walker at a reasonable price. I found Run Around Pet Services online and was immediately impressed by my communication with Jaime. She was responsive to my many questions. It also didn't hurt that she, too, is located in Fort Greene.

I met her before committing to her services and could see immediately that she truly loves dogs. On a couple days when guilt has overcome me for the changes I'm putting Roscoe through, she has responded to last minute text messages to take Roscoe for an hour long walk instead of the normal 30 minute walk (for a reasonable up charge). She texts me every day after the walk with an update. She has never walked Roscoe with more than one other dog at a time, often giving him solo walks. Roscoe was never truly leash trained and she's been working with him on that, as well as his tendency to bark at approaching dogs.

She offers in-home boarding, also at a very reasonable price. What better place to leave your dog than in the home of someone who loves him? She has two other well behaved dogs which makes the situation all the more appealing, in my opinion.
Terry T. - Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY

Jenny and the team at Run Around are fantastic. It took me years to find someone I trusted my dogs to. They are responsible, friendly and truly care about the welfare of the dogs. It puts a big smile on my face everyday when I get that text message saying the walk is done and everything is fine. Keeps me from worrying about my babies during my long work day.

If you are looking for a dog walker, your search ends here!
Susie S. - Brooklyn, NY

I love Run Around Pet Services!! Jenny and Jamie have been walking our dog for two years. They are reliable, flexible, friendly, and love our dog! I feel so lucky to have found such a wonderful duo to take care of our dog and us! I highly recommend them.
Rachael P. - Brooklyn, NY

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