Enjoy all our premiere service has to offer- worry free. Backyards to Barnyards is committed to providing compassionate, qualified care for your pets and hobby farms. Peace of mind is our promise. But don't take our word for it!


One of my favorite things about being a professional petsitter is seeing the love, affection, and playfulness from so many different species. I enjoy night time cuddles with cats and dogs, morning nuzzles with horses, and evening frolics with playful and curious goats. From pocket pets to barnyard menageries, each and every animal brings their own special blend of joy. I am blessed.
— Melissa Hammond

Veterinarian Recommended

"Pick of the litter!"

As pet owners, we trust our veterinarians to recommend first-rate care for our furry family's health and wellbeing. It is with great pride we bring our service to you. Backyards to Barnyards was founded by veterinary professionals, and comes recommended by veterinarians. Backyards to Barnyards works with two local veterinarians who remain on call in case of emergencies- Only the best from our family to yours!

Bonded and Insured

"Cream of the crop!"

Backyards to Barnyards pet sitters are bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates, LLC for added peace of mind. We are members of Professional United Pet Sitters (PUPS), National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA), Rhode Island Veterinary Technician Association (RIVTA), Ferret Association of CT (FACT), and the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT). With Backyards to Barnyards, you always know who you're hiring. To us, you're family.

Qualified Safekeeping

"The cat's meow!"

Backyards to Barnyards takes safety seriously. Our sitters have strict security measures implemented for the safety of your home and your pets- from our initial complimentary meet and greets, auto travel, key safekeeping, home security, and more- every step of the way we are thinking about what is best for you, our client. We believe in quality, not quantity. We strive to go the extra mile, because your family is worth it.

Welcome to the family.