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(480) 608-5885 / TLC House & Pet Sitting Service




Owner – Kara Tovar

Kara Tovar was born in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, where she and her family raised many animals, including cats, dogs, birds, gerbils, fish, mice, and horses. One of her loves was helping her mother breed, train, and show their Golden Retrievers. While growing up, she worked at her mother’s boarding and grooming kennel, where she learned about the different types of cats and dogs as well as their behaviors. She also helped with all facets of the kennel’s operations including walking dogs, training, grooming, and marketing.

Kara graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Special Education and a minor in Exercise Sports Science. While attending college she cared for several of her friends’ pets whenever they were away, including some exotic species such as an iguana, a boa constrictor, and piranhas.

In 2001, Kara started TLC House and Pet sitting service and has continued to provide professional pet sitting services to TLC’s customers in their own home environment ever since. Inspired by her love of animals, she continues to keep up to date with new developments and share her own experiences through volunteer work. She has served as the President of Arizona Professional Pet Sitting & Associates (www.appsa.net), and was on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters for 7 years (www.petsitter.org).

As a leader in pet care, Kara has been featured in many newspapers as well as in a national magazine. Kara has received her Pet CPR certification, oversees an annual donation campaign for sheltered pets and attends regular conferences for pet sitting professionals. She is well-known in the animal care industry, and has built long lasting relationships with veterinarians, groomers, trainers, rescue groups and other vendors in the community.

Kara’s main objective is to never stop learning about animals and their behavior to merit her clients’ trust and ensure their peace of mind.

Kara loves spending time with her family, her grandchildren, and her own pets: Niko, a Golden Retriever who died 2010, and Brownie, a rescued Chocolate Lab who died 2010, and Hunter a rescued Lab/Golden.

Kara’s philosophy for running a successful business is that to gain a client’s trust, she must offer pet care and open communication backed by experience and continued education, to provide exceptional service for each client and their pets. 


National Association of Professional  Pet Sitters:

Arizona Professional Pet Sitters and Associates:

  • President 2012-2014
  • Vice President  2007-2011
  • Web Coordinator 2017- Present
TLC Pet Sitter Staff

Office Manager – Robyn

Robyn is the friendly voice answering the phones and booking your visits. She listens to your needs and picks the best sitter for you and your fur kids. Robyn grew up in the great state of New Jersey and spent most of her childhood there. She had pets all throughout her life, including an adorable American Bulldog named Azura. Robyn is now the proud mommy of three (human) children, a huge crew of pets ranging from her dogs and cats, to birds, gerbils, snakes and frogs! She enjoys being an important part of this business and helping pet owners find the perfect care for their furry family members

TLC Sitters Provide:

Daily/ Vacation Pet Sitting
Daily Dog Walking
Overnight Pet Care
 Mid-day visits 
 Cat Sitting 
♥ Injections 
House Sitting (no pets)

Why Hire a TLC Pet Sitter?

20+ Years of Experience
Reservations Online
 Pet CPR Certified 
 Prepared for Emergencies  
Bonded & Insured
Veterinarian Recommended
 Services Tailored for each client 

Pet Sitters can text client while away 
 FREE Consultation 
“A” Ratings at Angie’s List
Automatic notifications when sitter arrives and leaves your home

We Come to You

We come to you! Your Pet Sitter in Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Scottsdale. Call to make your appointment today.

Phone: (480) 608-5885
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7864
Chandler, AZ 85246

Pet Sitting Hours

Sunday - Saturday:  6:00am - 8:00pm We Pet Sit 365 Days A Year, By appointment Only.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  9:00am - 5:00pm