About Us

Stephanie Barnes | Owner and Pet Sitter


Stephanie  earned her Associate's Degree in Zoo Animal Technology at Pensacola Junior College and her Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Science with a focus on Zoo Science.  She began her animal career working at the Wildlife Sanctuary of NWFL and went on to work at Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. She spent a year working with elephants before returning to the wildlife field as a Director of a sanctuary in Tallahassee.  Stephanie has been involved in the pet sitting field throughout her work with both native and exotic wildlife.  She came to work for Wright Pet Care in 2014 and became the owner in 2017.    Stephanie lives in Pensacola with her husband, baby and two dogs. 

Patti Baker | Pet Sitter


Patti and her family consisting of Dave, her husband, 3 kids, two dogs, and a cat moved to Pensacola in 1992, and she began her career in Human Resources with Gulf Power Company.

The kids are now grown and raising families of their own and after retiring from Gulf Power, 25 years later, she began looking for an opportunity to work with animals, one of her great loves!

She and Dave are active dog parents to Gus, an 8 year old Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Murphy, a 13 year old Bichon Frise.

                                           Patti recently retired from 25 years of service in the Human Resources department of Gulf Power Company and joined the Wright                                                 Pet Care Pensacola team in 2018.


Nicole Bertalmio | Pet Sitter


Nicole recently moved to Gulf Breeze with her family and is loving this beautiful area. In her home she has a rescue lab Drake and two rescue cats Dude and Ozzie. Ever since Nicole was a child she has cared for a variety animals from guinea pigs to horses. She
has been pet sitting for many years, and would like to share her love and compassion for animals and all living things with your fur babies.


Nicole has been with Wright Pet Care since 2018 and serves the Gulf Breeze area.

Jennifer Burke | Pet Sitter


Jennifer graduated from the University of West Florida with a degree in Zoo Science and worked for several years as a veterinary technician treating domestic and exotic pets.  She currently shares her home with her husband, 2 adopted cats, a red-footed tortoise and a yellow-plated lizard.


Jennifer  has been with Wright Pet Care since 2015 and serves the Pensacola area.


Maria Palewicz | Pet Sitter


Maria moved to Gulf Breeze from Baltimore, Maryland in 2013 with her husband, two children and her rescue dog Loki.  Their second rescue, Layla, was adopted into the Palewicz pack soon after moving to the area.  Before starting her family, Maria enjoyed working as a vet tech for six years, compassionately taking care of all of her patients.  Maria is caring and professionally trained in animal health and welfare and enjoys meeting and getting to know furry friends of all species.


Maria has been with Wright Pet Care since 2017 and serves the Gulf Breeze area.

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