Meet the Team

We are always interested in talking with those interested in joining our pet sitting team. 

Please contact Lindsay Bird at (440) 227-4421.

Requirements for Employment include clean background check, reliable vehicle and cell phone, postivie attitude, previous pet experience, physically capable of walking several miles per day and live within our service area.

Hours are flexible but we are a 24/7/365 service with rotating holiday requirements.  We also provide ours services like the postal service: rain, sleet, snow or sun.

Leslie graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1984. Since then she has had a wide range of art related and care providing employment, from working as a security guard at the Cleveland Museum of Art to more recently working eleven years as a nanny for two boys. She currently resides in Mayfield Heights with her husband, college bound daughter, cat and two adorable Puggles.

Bob is Shaun’s brother and joined the business in February 2011.  He has a degree from Ohio University in Video Production and writes in his spare time and is a movie and comic book fanatic.   He has a dog named Buffy and two cats, River and Phoenix.


We take security very serioulsy. We perform extensive background checks including a fingerprint BCI check which we keep on file.

Jim grew  up in Auburn, Ohio and graduated from Kenston.  He was drafted into the Army in the 1960's and has gained numerous skills from his service to our country.  He was married to Linda for 51 years and they have a daugthter Lindsay, son-in-law Shaun, and 2 granddaughters; Charlotte and Josephine.  Jim had lived in Chagrin Falls and been a business owner for over 45 years including owning The Poporn Shop in Chagrin for over 25 years.  He was a pet owner having owned dogs and cats for most of his life. 

Jim founded Reliable Pet Sitting in October 2006 and sadly passed away in October 2018.

Kyler is Shaun's brother and moved up from West Virginia to Twinsburg to join the team in December 2019.  He is an entrepreneur having started his own landscaping and caretaker service in his hometown of Follansbee after high school.  He has owned many dogs throughout the years with his family. In his free time, he helps take care of his mom and grandmother and is an avid 4 wheeler and fisherman.  He is excited to take this next chapter of his life by joining the family business.



Shaun and Lindsay

Jenn is a long time resident of Chagrin Falls, having graduated in 2002. Following that she got a degree from Miami University in Creative writing. After completing her degree, she moved to Houston, Texas to work in media and marketing for her family owned business. Ultimately though she missed Chagrin to much and moved home. From there she worked for many years for Chiropractors and with holistic medication. But her love of pets has never wavered. She grew up with a menagerie of pets and learned to love them from a small age. That love for animals never left and she is thrilled to be around them daily! 

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Shaun and Lindsay met at Ohio University and have two children Charlotte and Josephine.  Shaun was an educator for 6 years before joining Jim in pet sitting and has been with Reliable since 2007.  In 2011, Shaun and Lindsay partnered with Jim in the business and currently own and run the day to day operations.  Lindsay had worked for the Cleveland Clinic in various healthcare financial roles before joining the pet sitting team. 

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After a degree from Case Western Reserve University in anthropology, Beth raised her son and earned a certificate in accounting and worked as an accountant for many years.  She was also a jeweler for over a decade.  Before joining Reliable, Beth received a certificate from Lakeland Community College in their Veterinary Assistant Program.  Her love for animals has led her to the decision to dedicate the rest of her life to caring for them.  Through pet sitting, volunteering and educational training, she has cared for everything from hamsters to Holsteins.  She lives in Russell with husband Jim and their cats, KooKoo and Kittis, and their backyard birds.  She looks forward to caring for your pets.



Brooke has been a long time resident of Novelty and  has been doing pet sitting for several families for the last 20 years.  She has a degree from in Biology from Albion College and a masters degree in Biomimicry from Arizona State University.  She has also worked for Americorps, Patterson’s Fruit Farm and Holden Arboretum. Recently is also certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.  Brooke is a very hard working and honest person and we are so glad to have her working with us. 

Megan returned to Chagrin Falls this year after living out of state for the past 19 years. She is a 1998 graduate of Chagrin Falls High School, and attended Colorado State University before moving to Austin, TX and then St. Pete Beach, Fl. Megan has always loved animals and has raised cats and dogs her whole life. She currently lives with her two rescue mutts! Animals are family for her and they get lots of attention. Shes never met an animal she never loved!


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