Lauren Spears has over 30 years of expertise caring for animals, graduated from Texas Tech University, is a Certified Elementary Special Education Teacher, and started working Professionally in the Dog Walking Industry in June 2006, training under Top Five Star Professional Pet Companies in Dallas and Los Angeles. Lauren specializes in Positive Training Reinforcement by using a gentle approach to help calm and relax each pet she works with while creating life long pet care partnerships with each pet + pet pawrent. Lauren also is an advocate for Forgotten Friends, a Mixed Breed Rescue and has two rescued dogs of her own. 

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  1. Refer a Friend to The Sporty Dog.
  2. Your referral signs up for any pet services + receives a $10 credit.
  3. You also receive a $10 credit for any pet service.
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TOP 10 "PET PAWRENT" Benefits of booking The Sporty Dog:

  1. Your Pet(s) can Stay and Play at Home with our Animal-Loving Team of Certified Pet Care Specialists.
  2. Peace of Mind that your home and pet(s) are being well cared for in your absence. 
  3. Regular Visits to your home is a crime deterrent. (adjust lights, blinds, water plants, bring in mail, newspapers, packages and take out trash).
  4. All pet(s) remain in a secure, familiar environment, less likely to be exposed to illness or stress from boarding, or travel.
  5. All Pet Services are customized to follow your pet(s) daily routine.
  6. Basic leash training + Positive Behavior Reinforcement incorporated with each walk.
  7. Personal, Loving, Attention is given to every pet in the household.
  8. We have Professional Experience with ALL shapes, sizes, breeds, and ages of pet(s) and fearful, anxious, shy, or rescued pet(s).
  9. Certified Professional Pet Sitter of (PSI) Pet Sitters International. 
  10. We are 100% Bonded + Insured + Certified. Our Pet Care Specialists are Educated Professionals with Pet Care Training + Pet Care Safety.  We invest in continuing education + staying up to date in the pet care industry so that our clients + their pet(s) receive the best care possible.


*Service areas primarily include South Austin as well as Central, Downtown and West Austin.

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