Monica Leighton joined the staff in February of 1999. She handles all the management as well as public relations and events for our office. Monica is the owner of Professional Pet Sitting, Pet Tip of the Week Expert for the Doggy Diva Radio Show, Canine and Feline Nutritional Consultant and Past President of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. Monica has written columns and articles for the Venice Gondolier, Pet Pages, NAPPS Network and Sarasota Pet Magazine. Monica was the first known pet sitter to develop a Disaster Preparedness Program for her clients and has given seminars across the United States training pet sitters in disaster preparedness. Monica has a beautiful little girl, Hailey,who is 8 and lots of fur-kids including 2 yorkies, Daisy & Bella,a toy poodle named Buttons,2 cats, Lilly & Thomas, and a hedgehog named Chocolate Bar who all live in North Port, Fl.