David’s Pet Services: The most professional local Dog Walking co. in West hartford, Farmington, & Glastonbury!

Best Pet Care in West Hartford, CT

Dog Walking | Cat Sitting | Dog Sitting

All Staff Hired by david, DPS owner and social worker!

David’s first profession was psychotherapy. At DPS, we like to utilize people’s individual skills. We believe David’s best skill is judge of character. All employees of DPS are background checked, interviewed, and hired by David. *We do NOT use Independent Contractors*

See Your Walk’s Map On Our App!

With our app you can schedule dog walks and so much more. Best of all you can see a map of exactly where we went while walking your dog.

Positive Dog Training

Our walkers receive Dog Behavioral Training. Theory = Positive Dog Training (google it!).

Pet CPR & First Aid Certified

You can rest assured. Every DPS Team Member is Pet CPR & First Aid certified.

We Only Use Real (W2) Staff

We Never Use Independent Contractors
We Do Cat Sitting!

DPS serves West Hartford, Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford's West End, and parts of Bloomfield, CT too. Primarily, our business provides a Dog Walking service that, for example, comes to walk your dog while you're at work. We are also the safest (and most fun) Pet Sitting team you'll find in West Hartford, CT.

You can feel confident knowing our employees not only *want* to treat your pets well, but *know* how to do it too. We handle, walk, touch, instruct, and love your dogs and cats based on positive reinforcement principles only. Along with extensive training on safety procedures in and out of the house, we are prepared to do the job right.

  • Bonded

    By Pet Sitters Associates

  • Insured

    By Pet Sitters Associates

  • Federal and State Licensed

    We're BFFs With the IRS

  • W2 Employees

    We Do It Right!

Meet Our Family

Real Staff Only: Never Independent Contractors!
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David Steinberg

Owner, Head Dog Trainer, Dog Rollerblader
From West Hartford, David is a social worker. He started DPS in grad school and hasn’t looked back since. He recently retired as a therapist to take on DPS full time. He has officially gone from therapist to doggist.
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Nadia Aguilar-Steinberg

Dog Walker, Owner’s Boss
Nadia’s an award winning opera singer from Torreon, Mexico. In 2010, the Hartt School heard her, then offered a full scholarship! Now she’s continuing her passion as a masters student at UConn. Our advice? Befriend her now, before she’s too famous!
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Boss of Everyone
Diego runs the show around here. While he still may be a little wobbly in the knees, he’s clearly a prodigy in the making. Pretty soon the D in DPS will mean Diego. Any day now…
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Field & Office Manager, Opera Singer, Artist
Erin is our team leader out in the field. Not only is she amazing with pets, but she is incredibly artistically gifted. She is a trained opera singer and a fantastic illustrator!
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Office Manager, Etsy Shop Owner
Clara is a wizard at creating dog walking routes for our staff. With her watchful eye she gets back to all our clients, She makes the DPS machine run smoothly all day! Aside from DPS she is a talented artist and violist.
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Dog Walker, Pro Wrestling Referee
Will comes to us as a bonafide dog person with professional experience from a doggy day care. He’s also a professional wrestling referee! Watch Netflix’s ‘Glow’ – that’s his life!
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Dog Walker, Tennis Phenom
Ansley is multi-talented. She’s great with dogs and also played Division 1 Tennis! There is a rumor that David hired her just to get cheap tennis lessons…
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Dog Walker, Resident Amazing Human
Meaghan comes to us from years of management in the realm of retail. Now she’s going from training and instructing humans to telling dogs to walk and go #2. The latter sounds MUCH better!
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Dog Walker, Pet Sitter, Marketing Pro
Alyssa is what we like to call a go getter. She loves her full time job as a marketing professional, but ADORES her fluffy, cuddly job as a dog walker and pet sitter too!
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Dog Walker, Business Owner
Sara runs businesses in her home country, Costa Rica. She is able to work internationally while she walks dogs in West Hartford. She is smart, capable, funny, and caring. We told Sara she can’t leave DPS, ever!
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Dog Lover, Dog Walker
Marci has a huge heart and loves walking dogs during the day. She has a great sense of humor and the doggies think so too.
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Dog Walker, Accountant
During the day, Dave is an accountant, and by night (and weekend), he is a dog hero! Dave is one of the most caring, nice people we have on staff. Extremely attentive and great with detail. We love working with Dave!
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History Buff, Pet Sitter
When Ella isn’t “history buffing” at the Mark Twain House, she’s “history buffing” with the dogs and cats she pet sits. The pets think her historical facts are pawtastic. No, really, they do. (They told me)
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Opera Singer, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter
Kelly is what we like to describe as a triple threat. She walks dogs when clients are at work, she pet sits when clients are on vacation, and she sings opera! That’s what they mean by being a triple threat!
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Dog Walker, Teacher
Cass is a teacher and a dog walker. She’s smart and loves teaching dogs lessons on how to behave nicely. Kids are like dogs!