About Sara’s Happy Paws Pet Sitters

Meet our Team

Highly Trained Pet Sitters

Here at Sara’s Happy Paws Pet Sitting we are committed to the highest standards of pet care. We will care for your pets as if they were our very own and make sure they receive all the love, care, and special attention they need while you are away. We believe that in-home care is best for your pet because they are able to stay in their own environment, maintain their normal routine, and feel safe and secure, despite your absence.

Why use Sara’s Happy Paws Pet Sitting?

  • Expertise: We are professionals who pride ourselves on handling the most challenging pets.                                                                                    
  • Consistency: You will always have a familiar face from our team of Pet Sitters.   
  • Reliability: You can count on us to keep our commitments.
  • Safety: We are Pet First Aid and CPR certified, bonded and insured.
  • Trust: We will continually send you texts updating you on how your pets are doing.
  • Family: We are a local business that gives back to our community.
  • Fun!: We are genuine animals lovers and we enjoy spending time and playing with your pets

At Sara’s Happy Paws we believe a good pet sitter is one you can trust with your home and your animals. So we only hire those we can truly stand behind and know can take perfect care of your furry family! This includes two members of our family, and very close friend of mine. Grayson’s mother; LaDawn DeWitt, Grayson’s sister Jami DeWitt, and my close childhood friend Gaby Griggs who has been working for us for 3 years now. We only hire the best of the best, and of course, people we know very well whom we can trust with your pets.

Sara’s Happy Paws is based in Southern Utah and serves St. George, Washington, Ivins, Santa Clara, Hurricane, La Verkin, Toquerville.

Sara of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Owner & Founder of Sara’s Happy Paws

From the day I was born I’ve ALWAYS had dogs and cats. Most of my childhood consisted of playing with my dogs in the backyard, putting on “dog shows” for my family, and caring for the stray cats who sometimes came to visit. I even grew up pet sitting for a lot of my neighbor’s animals, I’ve been pet sitting for as long as I can remember.

Grayson of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Co-Owner & Manager of Sara’s Happy Paws

The first dog I ever had was a Blue Heeler named Shelby and I was too little to remember her clearly before she passed away, but I do remember loving her so much. I found my passion for animals again when Sara and I started dating. Soon after that she hired me because she needed extra help with pet sitting, along with Sara’s family needing a pet sitter for their large crew of furbabies. I found my love for pet sitting very quickly. I have been lucky enough to help Sara grow this business over the years and I have now finally been promoted to part owner/manager! I absolutely love what we do and I love caring for the wide variety of animals we have the opportunity to care for. They have all become like my own and I am always so excited to make new furry friends. 

Michelle of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah
Michelle of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

I’m Sara’s mom, I like to take all the credit for Sara being the awesome pet sitter that she is today, lol.

I was born an animal lover. At the age of five, my family adopted our first rescue dog. When we brought him home from the shelter, his fur was matted and full of ticks. We cleaned him up and from that day forward he was my very best friend. I always say my poor siblings never had a chance. He was MY dog. Tickle was my bestie from the age of 5 to 21.

I’ve been involved in rescue for many years. My kids grew up taking in, fostering, and caring for many wonderful animals over the years. We learned how to love not only the “easy” ones, but also the ones with challenges too. When my kids were old enough to want to participate at the rescue centers, we started becoming involved in cat rescue. The rescue insurances wouldn’t allow children to work with the dogs. This helped my kids and I to discover our love of cats too! I am now a crazy cat lady as well as a crazy dog lady. I love them all. I have a special place in my heart for the special needs, the abused, the discarded and unwanted. Being involved in rescue really helps us to appreciate the wonderful clients we get to sit for. It puts such a smile on my face to see the other side, the animals with wonderful homes. What a joy it is to help care for your beloved babies.

LaDawn of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

I’m Grayson’s mom, I also like to take credit for Grayson being the awesome human that he is, lol! I work as a Rapid Eye Technician doing stress and trauma relief for clients locally and across the country. I grew up around a farm that was in my family and have loved animals for the gifts that they are my whole life. I also enjoy going on hikes and spending time outdoors, which means I enjoy taking your pups on walks! I have absolutely loved working for my wonderful son-Grayson, and daughter in law-Sara. It has been a pleasure to care for so many of your adorable pets.

Rebecca of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Pet Sitter

Hello Everyone! My name is Rebecca and I am so excited to be a part of Sara’s Happy Paws Pet Sitting. I am a recent graduate of Dixie State University. I majored in psychology with the hopes of applying it to animal behavior and training. I currently work at Bone Appetit Natural Pet Pantry as assistant manager. I also have my pet nutrition certification through DNM University. Working with animals has always been a passion of mine. I can’t wait to meet all of you and your pets! I hope to make vacationing as stress-free as possible for both you and your fur babies!

Gaby of Sara's Happy Paws Pet Sitting in St.George Utah


Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

I was born and raised in Anchorage Alaska. Our only official pet during our time there was a bearded dragon named Dr. Nefario. Then we had our less official pets that frequented our yard every so often (Moose, bears, etc.). I volunteered for a few summers for an Equine therapy (EATA) and had a blast learning to care for horses and helping them feel comfortable with the riders. In high school, we moved to St George. Since we arrived here we have gotten a lion head/angora bunny, two little cats, 1 dog, and 4 goats. It has been an incredible whirlwind of joy hanging out with all of them and it has been even cooler having the chance to make even more doggy friends working for Sara’s Happy Paws Pet Sitting. I am certified in Pet First Aid and CPR, and I have a reference list!