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April 4, 2024

Celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 Years Serving Chicagoland


Author: Kristin Skelton
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Guess who turned 14 on April 1st? That’s right! We’re celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 years serving Chicagoland. Today, we want to take the opportunity to shout out all the ways that we’ve grown and thank those who have made our success possible. With Prissy and Portia – The Original Floofins – by our side, we’ve become the most respected dog walking and pet sitting company in Brookfield, Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Darien, and Downers Grove. We couldn’t be more proud!

Celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 Years: A Dog Mom on a Mission

I attended my first pet sitters conference in early 2010. I was the only attendee of the NAPPS Conference that year who hadn’t started a business. Members still remember that about me. They praise my forethought and diligence. I say it’s just the way I’m built.

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Priscilla, the second Floofin that made it all happen
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Portia, one of the Floofins that inspired Floofins & Co.

After having issues finding exceptional in-home pet care for Portia and Priscilla, I was determined to create “A Kenneling Alternative” for pet parents like me. While I knew I had the passion and business acumen to make it happen, I felt that coming face-to-face with members of the industry was a good first step.

As I’d hoped, the conference helped me take the next big step – leaving the corporate world and diving straight into the world of pet care.

Celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 Years: A Team with a Purpose

Today, 14 years, a global pandemic, and two children later, I am in awe of what we’ve accomplished. Our relentless pursuit of excellence has paid off. Among other things, it’s allowed us to bring together an outstanding group of dedicated administrative employees, pet care specialists, and after-hours support personnel that keep our business running smoothly seven days a week, 365 days a year. (It’s 366 days in 2014 but who’s counting?!)

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Celebrating our 14th Anniversary with the
team that makes it possible

The benefits of in-home pet care are endless, benefiting both pets and their parents. Our business offers peace of mind and loving care with our 7 core values. Our values are not just a checklist, they are what fuels us. Our core values help us attract the kind of pet lover we know will wow you and your pets, will put your pet’s care above all else, and will give you the peace of mind that our longtime clients have come to expect of Floofins & Co.

Get to know the amazing humans that make Floofins & Co. the best pet care provider in Chicagoland here. To all these exceptional pet lovers, we say, “thank you!” We could not do it without you.

Celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 Years: A Commitment to Quality

Floofins & Co. was created to revolutionize the way Chicago pet parents delegate their pets’ care.

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I didn’t want to be as educated as the competition, I wanted to be a NAPPS Certified Professional Pet Sitter. I didn’t want to hire staff, I wanted to prioritize in-depth new-hire training and ongoing education so that my staff would be the best in town. I wanted to use technology to facilitate peace of mind through transparency and communication. I wanted to elevate the industry, starting right here in Chicago. I was nationally recognized a few years ago for these efforts as the recipient of the 2020 NAPPS Business of the Year award.

From our first day in business, Floofins & Co. has been licensed, bonded, and insured. Our team is trained in Pet First Aid & CPR, our business is staffed 24/7, and we are constantly raising the bar on quality and dedication. We’ve taken every step necessary to protect our team and our clients. While we’ve rarely needed any of these safeguards, our desire to be proactive and preventive steers our ship. It always has and it always will.

Celebrating Floofins & Co.’s 14 Years: A Loyal Clientele

Thankfully, our commitment to quality, exceptional team, and core values haven’t gone unnoticed. Our clients consistently rave about us.

You love your care providers, praise their hard work, and share your experiences with other local pet parents. We cannot thank you enough for the trust you place in us with two of your most precious assets – your pets and your home. We appreciate your many referrals and glowing reviews. Your support and patronage means the world to us.

We are honored to be a part of your pet’s care team. We consider ourselves lucky to earn a living doing what we love. And, we recognize that none of this could be possible without you and the love you have for your pets.

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Our goal is to continue to grow our business and reach more pet parents just like you. We hope to recruit more enthusiastic and reliable pet lovers to join our team. And, we look forward to caring for your pets for many years to come.

If you are new to Floofins & Co., please fill out our contact form. Once received, we will be in touch to further discuss your interest. You may also give us a call at 630-478-8915 or drop us a line at info@floofinsandco.com. We are happy to discuss our services from Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM. Learn more about our new client onboarding process here.

Here’s to many happy returns! Thank you again for your support!

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