About Us

My name is Natalya.

I am the owner of True Friends Pet Care, a dynamic dog walking/pet sitting business in the Los Angeles area.

For as long as I can remember I've always had pets in my house: hamsters, tortoises, mice, parrots, cats and of course dogs. I loved them all. I got my first dog at the age of seven. And I quickly showed my parents I was fully responsible and dedicated to caring for my own pet. My love for animals led me to my choice of college.

After 5 years of intense studies I graduated and received a diploma from a Veterinary University in my native Russia. But unfortunately in the process of studying I realized that I couldn't stand seeing animals suffer or watch when they're in pain. Several years later, working as vet assistant in Arizona convinced me even more that this occupation was not for me.

I was looking for a job with animals where I could utilize my skills, this brought me to an elite Pet Resort. I worked with all kinds of creatures.
I cared for dogs, cats, ferrets, bunnies and parrots. I gained a lot of experience and practice working with a variety of different animals. The dog rescue where I still volunteer to this day has been another great chapter in my life, I have been walking, training and socializing behavioral problem dogs for several years every weekend.

One day I awoke with the idea of having my own business where I could combine unconditional love and care for animals and help hard working owners walk and take care of their pets.

This business is something I could enjoy all my life. I want each of my furry clients to feel the warmth and unconditional love I can give them.
I want to enrich their lives even more with healthy walks, exercise, and friendship. I don't just pet sit, I build a long term relationship with each owner and their beloved pets, the furry members of their family. I want them to feel happy and loved even when their owners are away.

True Friends Pet Care guarantees premium care for each animal, with the highest standards and ethics of the Pet Sitting business.


Why Choose Us?

  • We are Fully Bonded and Insured
  • Pet First Aid and CPR certified by Red Cross of America.
  • Personalized, one-on-one care for each pet.
  • Open communication with the owner 24/7, either through phone, email or texting.
  • Detailed note or text after each visit on the status of the pet and home.
  • Our company is privately owned and operated.
  • We closely adhere to the highest standards and ethics of the pet sitting business.
  • Many years of professional and personal experience with many different types of pets.
  • We don't just love animals, we know how to properly care for them and keep them safe. We learn their personalities and build a long term friendship with each client.
  • Veterinary degree which entails CPR and First Aid.
  • Impeccable references.
  • Caring, responsible, honest, mature, reliable and trustworthy.
  • We are serious about our job and what we do. And we're dedicated to giving busy pet owners peace of mind that their pets are happy and well taken care of.
  • Members of PSI (Pet Sitters International) and PUPS (Professional United Pet Sitters).
  • We volunteer at a dog rescue, to improve the quality of life of each animal and try our best in finding a new family for each pet.


Pet sitter Natalya walking a dog.


Call us today!

Phone: (805) 298-7272

Email: Natalya@TrueFriendsPetCare.com

Office Hours: 7 days a week. 8am - 8pm


Client Testimonials

Luna is a very loving dog. Because of her high energy and need to explore and sniff, she runs out of energy very quickly. In addition, she has had heat strokes in normal temperatures because she is BIG and white. Like all dogs, especially her breed, she needs exercise. Since I started working round the clock, she wasn’t getting the exercise she needed to balance her energy.
I knew I needed a disciplined, knowledgeable, compassionate walker to ensure she was exercised properly, without getting overheated. I am ever so grateful I found Natalya. She knew exactly what to do from the get-go, even more than I did. Thank you Natalya for taking care of my Luna. You are an advocate and care-taker that is helping responsible owners eliminate the media propaganda and abuse of this breed.

- Cathi - Thousand Oaks, CA