About Me

Welcome to Substitute Sidekicks Pet Services, LLC!

Hi and welcome to Substitute Sidekicks, LLC! I'm Betsy Wagner- owner and founder of Substitute Sidekicks Pet Services and I am here to level with you and tell you what this company is truly all about.


If you are looking at this page then that probably means you, or someone close to you, is already or soon to be a loving pet owner. Well that's awesome and I can completely relate to you! I have a dog who is my best friend and I would have a near impossible time leaving him with anyone I did not have full confidence in. I understand that you want the same thing! This is why Substitute Sidekicks prides itself on high levels of communication about your pets through texts, videos, pictures, etc.. with you. This is to ensure you that your furry loved ones are receiving only the best care that you can both see and trust; it's all designed with you in mind! 


Whether it's dog walks, doggy playtime, or pet sitting give us a call or shoot an email or text because your pets deserve truly caring and attentive service.


Substitute Sidekicks promises to be the pawfect fit for you so get in touch today!

substitutesidekicks@gmail.com

(410) 533-3141


Why Dog Walking or Doggy Playtime? / Why Pet Sitting over Pet Boarding?

Why Dog Walking/ Doggy Playtime is so Important!


Let's boost your dog's health and happiness while you're not home and extend his/her active life with you!


Daily dog walks or doggy playtime are positively stimulating for your dog and keep him/her sharp, provide fun, bathroom relief, and added long term health benefits mentally and physically! 


Mentally, dogs feel stress and get bored just as we do. On top of it, think about all that pent up energy stirring inside them just waiting to be released.  Opportunities for exercise and bathroom breaks can help your pup release all that boredom, stress and pent up energy leaving you to come home to a happy and more relaxed dog after your long day. From a physical standpoint, just like when we exercise, dog walking and doggy playtime strengthen bones, joints, and muscles and strengthening these helps to improve dogs cardiovascular system as they grow and get older. A good example would be reduction or prevention of developing painful canine arthritis later in life.  Even senior dogs need that same stimulation to keep them going strong and healthy too!  Added benefits include the aided regulation of the digestive system and healthy weight maintenance to avoid obesity. It can even be a great way to help shed a few pounds to increase a dog's overall health and agility. 


Any and all of these benefits are fantastic additions to any furry loved ones life. Substitute Sidekicks will help increase your dog's health & happiness, and overall extend his/her or their active lifespan with you! 


Substitute Sidekicks promises to be the pawfect fit for you so get in touch today!

substitutesidekicks@gmail.com

(410) 533-3141


Why Pet Sitting over Pet Boarding!


Let me give you a scenario! 

Imagine this:


So you are going away and trying to make the best decision for your fur baby.  No doubt they will be missing you!! So what about missing their known surroundings, their comfort toys, or favorite place to curl up and nap? Did you give them an old shirt that smells like you and does your pet look forward to special individualized attention every day?  Have you thought about your home looking lived in with light rotation and mail collection to ensure safety or how about even coming home to lively flowers that could otherwise be brown if it does not rain?


If you find yourself thinking...well yeah brown flowers are ugly and my baby likes to curl up in the sun on the couch then pet sitting might just be perfect for you!  Comfort for your pet, safety for your home, and life for your plants. You leaving home is stressful enough for your pet so allow me to check in one, two or three times a day to give the comfort, love and attention that he, she, or they need!


Substitute Sidekicks promises to be the pawfect fit for you so get in touch today!

substitutesidekicks@gmail.com

(410) 533-3141


Insured, Certified, Registered

I am registered and insured through Pet Care Insurance, certified through the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, and certified in dog and cat CPR to help bring you peace of mind that your pet(s) are receiving professional, loving care when you are not there.  I am also a volunteer at the AASPCA. 

Call me today to schedule your pet care services!

I love animals and would treat yours as if they were my own who only deserve the best!  Please feel free to contact me with any inquiries and I’ll get back to you at the earliest I possibly can. I hope to meet you and your furry friends soon! ~ Betsy Wagner