Claws and Paws Pet Sitting Service - San Diego, California
North County San Diego, CA

Pet Care Specialists

Gina McGrath

Serving Encinitas (including Olivenhain, Leucadia, Cardiff), Rancho Santa Fe, La Costa, and Solana Beach

Phone: 858-692-7448e-Mail Gina McGrath

Michelle Desautels

Serving Vista, San Marcos, La Costa, San Ellio Hills, Shadowridge, Carlsbad, and Oceanside

Phone: 858-414-8396e-Mail Michelle Desautels

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About Us

Michelle Desautels

Michelle serves Vista, San Marcos, La Costa, San Ellio Hills, Shadowridge, Carlsbad, and Oceanside. Michelle is originally from New York where she went to school. Michelle received an associate's degree in Retail Business Management from Dutchess Community College and a Bachelor's degree in Management from Pace University. After graduating from college Michelle started her career in Retail. Michelle's dog Azalyea, sitting pretty for the cameraShe spent 12 years in all different positions, buyer, department manager, merchandise coordinator, general manager and director of operations to name a few.

Domino & Aza basking in the sunMichelle has always owned a variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses and guinea pigs. Her love for animals and a desire to start her own business brought Michelle to the decision to start her first pet sitting business in March 2001.

Azalyea in mommy & daddy's bedMichelle is involved with The Pet Net, which networks with 80 other pet sitters in our community. In addition to the Pet Net she subscribes to three different internet discussion lists. She is also a member of the Petworking Group, a networking group of local professional pet sitters.