Meet the Stay At Home Pet Services Team!



BONNIE SCHANTZ – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Bonnie Schantz, (pronounced shonz), owner and operator since 2003, falls in love with every animal and treats them as if they were her own children.  She has 4 sons and 6 grandchildren, so this was a natural “next step” for her on her life journey. A designer by trade, she finds the beauty and value in all of life.  Bonnie sees this as the perfect way for her to contribute to the world.


ABBY ROWOLD – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Abby, Office Manager in charge of daytime visits, keeps us at SAHPS organized and on our toes. She finds satisfaction in developing relationships with the animals she cares for as well as their parents. Abby hails from Chicago where she also cared for pets. She is an actress by trade, and uses her acting expertise & experience to educate children in the theatre arts.


KATE MAHONEY – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Down to earth & fabulous; Kate, our Office Manager in charge of overnight scheduling, has been pet sitting for eleven years following her previous career in Field Occupational Therapy. She fosters dogs for 3 Sisters Pet Rescue and is especially passionate about caring for senior & special needs dogs & cats. 

PHYLLIS FOSTER – Overnight Care
Phyllis Foster is not only an excellent Massage Therapist, but a great lover of animals. Her very favorites are kitties. Phyllis’ gentle manner brings a peaceful atmosphere into each home, and all whom she comes in contact with respond to it naturally.


LEISA GRAHAM – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Leisa loves the companionship, personalities, & unconditional love of the animals she cares for. They bring a smile to her face & tug at her heart strings! She loves walking or watching your pets run & play. Leisa enjoys interacting with them & having conversations. At times they talk back!

MARY KACABA – Overnight CareMARY_K_200X219.gif
Mary Kacaba (pronounced kasaba) has been pet sitting since 1997 & is passionate about caring for pets & their homes. She takes pride in providing care & insuring the safety & security of each pet. Being a Hypnotherapist by trade, she brings a real peacefulness to the homes she visits. Mary’s heart is fed in the presence of animals.


BLAIR_200X219BLAIR EDSALL – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Blair Edsall, loving, energetic, yet bringing a calm gentleness to each visit with your furry kids. Her love of animals is so apparent each time she is with them. No one is more diligent, dedicated nor dependable; giving the best possible care of your big or little furry ones. She loves cuddling & getting her tips in kisses. 


Marguerite has a real hunger for learning about animals. She has solid knowledge about pets and has grown in knowledge through applying pet massage, her friendship with her veterinarian and being active in the Queen City Greyhound Rescue. She puts all her knowledge and experience together, wraps it in a big package of fun while being with your little furry kids.

Kathy has always loved animals – ever since she was a kid it became her best wish to have a dog. Now she has a dog (adopted from a shelter) and a cat. They are definitely her family. Along with giving superb care to SAHPS’s furry clients, Kathy works at a group home with developmentally disabled individuals who, also, love, love, love dogs!

SANDY BOLLHAUER – Overnight/ Daytime Care
An Addiction Therapist by trade, Sandy is passionate about the wellness of all living beings. As a detail oriented person, she is super at following the instructions set out by each client. That and her loving nature have brought much to our team of excellent pet sitters.                                                                                      

SARAH_200X219SARAH EATON – Daytime Care
Sarah, currently attending UC Vet Tech curriculum, is clearly devoted to the care of all animals. She brings a steady calm demeanor to all she encounters. Besides having a passion for, and working with, animals, Sarah is an award winning writer. She published a book of narrative prose poems, Tough Skin, in 2010. 


TAMMY WOODHOUSE – Overnight/ Daytime Care
Tammy grew up on a cattle farm with all of the pets a little girl dreams of: dogs, ducks and guinea pigs! One of her favorite professional adventures was spending 5 great years working at the League for Animal Welfare. Tammy is exceedingly responsible, reliable and, above all, trustworthy.