Reasons to Choose Bad to the Bone Pet Care:

  • We will love and care for your pet as if they were our own

  • We are fully licensed, insured, and bonded

  • All of our pet sitters have passed federal background checks

  • We were voted Best Pet Sitting Service in Northeast Florida in 2016 & 2017 in the Bold City Best Competition

  • We were chosen Best Jacksonville Dog Walking Company 2019 by ThreeBestRated 

  • We provide proof of purchase via GPS tracking with every visit

  • We operate like a family and believe in the value of building a lasting relationship with you and your pets

  • All clients receive a free Meet & Greet where we get to know you, your pets, and your needs. The Meet & Greet is vital for assuring we are the right fit for you and to go over all of your specific pet care needs. Our clients are our family and building those relationships is the key to how we operate. 

  • Our services are fully customizable! Don’t see what you are looking for on our Services page, no problem! We are happy to work with you to meet your needs

  • All clients have access to our custom payment, scheduling, and management software. By logging in on our website or by downloading the app, our clients are able to submit requests, make payments, keep pets records up to date, and see the details.

  • After each visit, clients receive automatic updates via our app or email. These updates include the GPS tracking of our visit, as well as any photos and notes taken

  • Our team has 24/7 access to licensed veterinary technicians and nurses. Many of our pet sitters are veterinary technicians themselves!

Our History:

  • Bad to the Bone Pet Care was founded in 2014 by Doug Keeling. Doug’s mission for Bad to the Bone has always been to provide the most personable, reliable, and professional in-home pet care possible.
  • Starting in Jacksonville, FL with one client, Bad to the Bone has since grown to be a team of 19 award winning pet sitters with over 500 repeat clients across Clay, Duval, Hillsborough, Polk, and St Johns counties
  • Our team of pet care professionals have been voted Best Pet Sitting Service Northeast Florida 2016 & 2017

Our Company:

  • The Bad to the Bone Pet Care team offers fully customizable in-home pet sitting, dog walking, and more!
  • Our team is fully licensed and insured, and has gone through extensive background checks
  • We are currently pet sitting and dog walking in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beaches, Orange Park, Lakeland, Plant City, Brandon, and Eastern Tampa
  • We aim to provide our award winning services to all of Florida soon

Our Process:

  • As a new client, you will start by filling out our Sign Up Form. This form is just to contact us and get paired with a pet sitter, no obligations at all. 
  • Please feel free to text or call 904-624-5394 if you have any questions at all
  • After we receive your Sign Up Form, we will contact you to find out more about your needs and pair you with the best pet sitter pawsible!
  • You will then be set up with a free account for easy scheduling, payments, and instant messaging with our team
  • Next, a Bad to the Bone Pet Sitter will come over for a free meet & greet. This is a great opportunity to ensure we are the correct fit for your family, and that your family is a great fit for us!
  • After your meet & greet, you will submit scheduling requests via your online account or the mobile app, and you will be a part of the Bad to the Bone Family!
  • After each visit, clients receive automatic updates via our app. These updates include the GPS tracking of our visit, as well as any photos and notes taken

Areas Currently Serviced:

Jacksonville, Tampa, Lakeland, Plant City, and surrounding areas! Want us to expand to you area? Let us know!
Need more information? Text Doug at (904) 624-5394