Testimonials

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"Tara has been more like family to me & my pets than just a pet sitter. Since 2008, she has provided loving, reliable, & valuable care to both my cat & dog. Sometimes they are more excited to see her than they are me! I have utilized her dog walking, overnight care, & training services & they have exceeded my expectations. Thank you, Tara, for your years of dedication! I don't know what I am going to do without you here in NJ!!"
--Beth Russo

"We recently moved to Cape Coral and needed to find a pet sitter to take care of our dog. We are so fortunate to have found Tara and Wishbone. Tara is the Best! She is reliable, trustworthy, flexible, and cares for our dog the way she would her own. Such a relief each day knowing that Gracie is being well taken care of. I highly recommend Tara & Wishbone. 

-- Joe & Kim K. 

"My husband and I both travel for business, so we regularly need someone to look after our two cats. We've been using Wishbone Pet Services for almost 4.5 years, since we moved to the area. They are Awesome!!! Tara & Cheryl are spectacular and make sure my fur babies are taken care of. The pet sitters are great and take wonderful care of Pepper & Sage, who meet them at the door and eagerly look forward to play time and lanai time while they're there. It gives us great peace of mind to know that Wishbone is taking care of them while we're away. The text messages and pictures always make me smile. 

 -- Robert & Amy D. 

"We so greatly appreciate Tara and the time she spends with our dogs. She is very quick to respond by text to requests for visits, and sends lots of pics to share what our pups have experienced while she is with them. She's reliable and conscientious! 

-- Tony & Jaime M. 

"Can't say enough great things about Tara and the care she provides my 2 dogs. She is reliable, trustworthy, and has a real love for animals. We use her for daytime visits and when we travel for extended periods of time and need someone for 24/7 overnight care. We are so lucky to have found her & our dogs love her. 

-- John & Susan P.

"Tara is wonderful. We have used Wishbone now 3 times and Tara has been fantastic every time. Our dogs Franklin & Alyx love her. They get so excited when she comes. She is so loving and professional. She texts me pictures of both dogs while she is here & each one the dogs are having a great time. We are so glad we found her. We can now go places and not have to rush home or worry the dogs are lonely. We have already referred her to another couple that will be using their services. If we could give them more than 5 stars we would. Thanks Tara and Wishbone!"

-- Ryan & Mollie B. 

"We were worried about finding a good pet sitter when we came to Florida, knowing there would be times we would be away. Tara took away all the worries with her wonderful care of our 2 cats. Tara spends time with them and will even send us pictures. Our cats love Tara and we could not be happier."

-- Tom & Judy L. 

"Tara has been working with us for almost 10 years now. She pop in visits, as well as overnight stays while we are out of town. She is the Only one that can walk Chase that does not get dragged through the streets, & he loves the new bike joyrides! I do believe that they like Tara better than us. When we come home from vacation we get the look like “why are you back & where's Tara?"
--Will & Tracy T.

"When we met Tara, she proved to have a genuine interest in getting to know our girl from the beginning and has continued to do so every time she's with Kona. Tara definitely had a natural connection with her, a positive trait that's hard to come by. Wishbone has an open stream of communication with us and easy to reach. We dealt with both Tara & Cheryl, which made us very comfortable. Tara keeps us updated with texts, pictures, and videos during her stays with Kona. Their attention to detail & coming prepared doing each visit, is like no other."

- Jose & Cynthia S.

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"Very caring! Go the extra mile! Love them & so do my dogs!

-- Jill W. 

"I've known Tara with Wishbone Pet Services for several years now and she has always done a wonderful job of caring for my pets. My dog and cats loves her and she always gives them extra special attention. I know I never have to worry about them when I am away. I would have no reservations in recommending Wishbone for any pet sitting/dog walking needs."

 -- Ron & Jenni D. 

"We receive the best care for our kitties. Some also need medication that is administered. We are able to have great vacations knowing our babies are well cared for and loved."

-- Dick & Bonnie S. 

"We absolutely love Wishbone. Tara is fabulous with our pets. She goes the extra mile to make sure our fur babies are well taken care of and happy which lets us enjoy our trips without worry! 

-- Melissa J. 

"We have had Tara care for our dogs for years. They get great exercise and they love being with her. Thanks Tara!"

-- Dave & Karen P.  

"Tara Rhodes is a wonderful, caring, professional, compassionate person and I consider her family! She has taken care of our cats for the last two years and we are so blessed! I would highly recommend her ... she loves our cats and they adore her! It took awhile for our finicky kitty to warm up to her, but now their best buds!! It is all the little things she does, special treats for the girls and sending us adorable pictures! You never have to worry when Tara is taking care of your pets! She is the greatest!"

 -- Dan & Rosemary C. 

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"Very happy I found Wishbone Pet Services! We struggled with trying to find someone we trust and could rely on to take good care of our pets. From the moment I called Wishbone, I knew they would be a good fit. Well, after using them regularly over the past few months ... it is a perfect fit! It's so nice to be able to get out of the house and know 100% your animals and home are safe and well taken care of. Tara is the best! She treats all of our dogs as if they were her own. She shows up when she say, takes super great care of our pets, leaves our home just as it was when we left and goes beyond what is expected. Our dogs love her! Wishbone is definitely the place to call. Very trustworthy, honest, reliable, caring, and extremely knowledgeable of our pets needs. 

-- Michelle B. 

"We LOVE Wishbone Pet Services! We have used their services for many years, and have always been over the top happy. Tara treats our fur babies as if they were her own, we never have to worry about them when we have her at the helm. She spoils them with love, like a super nice relative who comes to stay - one who you want at your house! We just love Tara, and her company - we will never consider another service. It's Wishbone, or we stay home! 

-- Kathy F. 

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"I've been using Wishbone for over 2 years now. They are wonderful and send me pictures from each visit. Their BACK UP sitter system, is great - such wonderful sitters, who really care and love my dogs. I know that my 3 babies are well taken care of, every picture I have received all 3 look happy and are smiling. Thank you for providing a reliable service, where that animal's are put first. 

-- Victoria B. 

"Can't say enough good things about Wishbone and Tara especially. My boys LOVE her. If I tell them Tara us coming today they run around excited. She loves my boys and I don't worry about them. She has spent overnights and drops in visits. She was a blessing when we moved here. 

-- Andy & Lorrie G. 

"We recently moved here and needed a pet sitter. Tara met with me and did a detailed survey of my requirements for my dog and 2 cats. We have used her 3x and she far surpasses my expectations. She sends me photos during the day and writes updates of her visits. I would highly recommend Wishbone to anyone who wants the best care for their pets."

-- Pamela J. 

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"I felt completely at ease knowing my fur babies were in very capable hands from Wishbone Pet Services!!

- Melissa L. 

"We used Tara with Wishbone Pet Services in the past and again for our most recent trip to the Cape. The service was easy to setup via text; also responsive to calls. We were provided pictures and updates each time she stopped by. The billing was reasonable and easy to understand. Tara was able to navigate the neighborhood entrance gate as well as access codes. She provides exceptional service; we highly recommend and will use over and over again!"

-- Scott & Beth H.

"Tara takes great care of our cat Grayson whenever we are out of town. I have used Wishbone for several months now and I am pleased with the service. Tara always sends a couple pictures & brings in mail/packages we get. Highly recommend Tara and Wishbone.

-- Valery E.

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"We are renting a house for 3 weeks with our dogs, 2 big, 1 medium, and a tiny one. Not just anyone could handle an energetic pack like ours but Wishbone sent the right person and I felt very comfortable leaving them with her. I would definitely recommend this pet sitting service. We have used them for 3 years each time we come to Cape Coral. 

-- Cris B.

"Tara is great with the dogs, especially the sick ones. She took good care of my sick old fragile dogs before they passed. Our newest addition, Annie loves her too. I highly recommend Wishbone Pet Services.

- Phil & Laura K.

"Wishbone is the best pet sitting service in SW Florida!! Tara and Linda are professional, caring, and knowledgeable pet providers who treat our pet like they would their own. We never have any worries when leaving our pet in their care and know that he will receive lots of special attention.

-- Bill & Ericka N. 

"Our dogs love Tara and she has been wonderful as far as being available and flexible. We really appreciate the pictures she texts to let us know how things are going!"

-- Laurie K. 

"Wishbone has been our "Go To" dog sitter for over 6 years now. Tara is amazing with our boys and all 3 of them adore her. She doesn't just come and let them out, but interacts and plays with them. We can't say enough good things about Tara and Wishbone!"                   

-- Bill & Chris L. 

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"Tara and her staff take goof care of our big dog while we are away. Our most recent trip was for 3 days and when we came home we found our girl happy and healthy. We have used Wishbone Pet Services since 2013 and they are reliable and caring. I would recommend using this pet service to anyone who has had not so good experiences in the past or are just leery on leaving their pet at home. I am a worried fur mother who had two large Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, now the one, and there is far less stress because they are safe in the home.

-- Mary G. 

"Tara and the Wishbone team provide phenomenal service! Tara and Linda are so loving and kind and take such good care of our dogs, and also provide a lot of insight about training, behavior and personal experience with dogs with whom they are worked with. Our dogs love them like they are part of the family. I highly recommend Wishbone to anyone that needs a dog walking or sitting service. I can honestly say my expectations were far exceeded with the care and attention my dogs receive with the Wishbone team. 

-- Buddy & Laura M.

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"We have been using Wishbone Pet Services for almost 3 years now. They are fantastic. Our dogs love Tara when she doggy sits!

-- Brian & Sara R. 

"Tara treats my dog as one of her own. I get text updates while I'm out of town with pictures to know he's doing great with her. Ernie always ends up with a special treat or something to play with that is just for him. He doesn't like us to go away but having Tara there with him is the next best thing!

-- Tom & Deb P. 

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"Punctuality, Responsiveness, Value."

-- Lucy D.

"Wonderful!!!!! Very attentive services for our pup, Maddie. 

-- Bill & Marty T.

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"Our dog Boo loves Tara, and she is a great judge of all humans. Seriously, we have used Tara's services many times, always with great results. She's our "go to person" when we need help for Boo. Highly recommend Wishbone Pet Services."

-- Tim & Chris C. 

"For the past 7 years I have used the Wishbone Pet Services with great success. They are very caring and loving with my dogs. I have them come during the day while we are at work and I have also had them spend the night when we have done out of town. I absolutely trust Linda & Tara and highly recommend them to everyone with pets."

-- Mitch & Michelle H.

"Tara thought of everything when she came to the meet n greet with me and my fur kids. Her experience is invaluable and she was very comfortable with my dogs and cats. It is obvious she is an "animal person".

-- Bill & Marty K. 

"Tara has taken excellent care of our 3 three dogs multiple times over the past 7 years. She has stayed overnight and has also stopped in for afternoon visits. My dogs are always happy to see her. We always feel our precious fur babies are left with someone who genuinely cares for them and we have no worries when we have to leave them. Highly recommend her services!"

-- Nancy R. 

"Punctuality, Responsiveness, Value."

-- Pete G. 

"Thanks again for taking care of our babies, KiKi and Diezel, they were very well taken care of and very spoiled when we got home!  They enjoyed having you watch after them and we enjoyed knowing they were safe. We will definitely use your services again!!!"
-- Dan & Cathy S.

"After recently relocating from out of state we found ourselves in need of a pet sitter. We made one phone call to Tara and our problem was solved!! After the initial meeting with her we were very pleased. Tucker, our rescue dog is extremely afraid of everything and after a few short minutes he was a fan! Tara exceeded all of our expectations, prompt, trustworthy, reliable, friendly, and certainly has a gift when it comes to animals!!"
--Scott & Sue P.

"We have been using Wishbone for about a year. We have found them to be completely reliable & dependable. We travel frequently & it is great to be able to contact them on short notice & be comfortable they will be there. The only problem we have had is that our pets are not so glad to see us come home anymore! They must be having a lot of fun while we are gone! Tara is the best pet sitter & we Highly recommend her for the professional & careful service."
--Mike & Patricia C.

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"Mike & I just got Izzy from a rescue & had to go to a family function only after having her 2 weeks. Tara stepped in to take care of our new pooch for 5 days in our home when we left and we never worried a moment. She spoiled her with love, walks, treats and even gave her a nice bath before we got back. Tara came to meet our Izzy beforehand & even gave us great doggy tips! Having Tara as Izzy's companion in our absence is a god send! Izzy & Mike and I recommend Tara 150%"
--Mike & Helen S.

"We have had the pleasure of having Tara watch our dog and also bring her to her grooming appointment(s). She always goes above and beyond the call of duty.   She is trustworthy, honest and loves her job.  She is a joy to call and is dependable too! Anyone we have recommended to use her feels the same as we do. We would recommend her to anyone who loves their dog as much as we do and wants someone who will treat their loving dog as their own."
--Bob & Mary H.

"Hi Tara, just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for the great job you did pet sitting our two dogs while we were on vacation in cape coral. I could tell the dogs just loved you and I felt comfortable leaving them with you. We will certainly use you again next year when we come down. Thanks again!"

-Bruce & Sheri H.

"We only had Tara come over and give our four year old golden retriever, Libby, a break from her cage each day for a few weeks.  But in that short time period our dog learned more tricks than in her lifetime. Tara spent a generous amount of time each day with Libby and not only taught her tricks but played and exercised her. I came home early one day and Tara was still in the backyard playing with Libby and you could tell Libby loved the time with her. I would recommend Tara to anyone who needs a reliable and dedicated dog sitter".

- John & Patty S.

"Tara - You are so personable & loving to our 5 Pugs for our out of town venture. It was much more enjoyable knowing they were happy & well cared for. You have a very special talent for dogs & loads of TLC which was what impressed us. Mr C said you are the BEST pet caretaker we have met in 16 years & I agree! We thank you for your kindness & we were amazed how well and fast you learned each dog's habits & personality. We liked you immediately b/c you know that Pets are family!"
-- Jerry & Babbs C.

"As former owners of a large Dog & Cat Boarding Facility, we are tough clients to please. We can honestly say you will not find a more professional, compassionate & meticulously caring pet sitter than Tara. She stays in our home and we feel very secure. In fact when we arrived home after 4 days, our 2 pooches did not give us our usual excited welcome.  I think they prefer Tara now! Meet with her and you will be sold!! But don't take all her time, we still need her too :)"
--Scott & Christine M.

"Wishbone was recommended to me as a high quality & reliable pet sitting service. Watching Tara's initial interaction with my high-energy dog & two cats convinced me she was perfect for the job. She has watched them for weeks at a time & I've been so grateful to return to happy, healthy, & well-cared for pets. She handles unexpected situations with professionalism & sends me updates, too. She is absolutely the best!!"
-- Diana S.

"We have a very timid dog with a big bark. Sophie, who has driven off pet services in the past. Tara from Wishbone Pet Services asked to visit with Sophie before coming to sit. Tara arrived exactly on time and briefed us before arriving that we should meet her in the drive and all ignore Sophie's barking. Tara approach worked perfectly with Sophie, who was soon at ease and resting in her favorite chair. Tara's calm energy was impressive. While sitting our animals, she sent pictures, also much appreciated! We recommend Wishbone Pet Services VERY highly. 

-- Graham C. 

" Hi Tara, I am so pleased with your services I would certainly like to write a testimonial on your behalf. I know you spent quality time with everyone of our kids, and at the beginning there were 12, and then lost Beaux. I turly loved the pictures you took and you went to great expense for the frames! The kids look forward to your next visit as do I look forward to the lengthy note you write about your day.  And yes, if you have had a bad day, all you need to do is spend a few minutes with the kids and your mood changes to happy!  Thanks again and you can certainly use your video to let other clients know what a wonderful pet sitter you are!"  Tom L.

"I have been using Wishbone Pet Services for about 5 years. They are a very dedicated group of people. I have no worries when I need them to care for my 2 cats ... but they only ever see one of them. The other one hides. They send pictures and messages at every visit and I know my pets are very well cared for. I would highly recommend them to anyone. 

-- Diana C. 

"I've been using Wishbone for so many years. Every pet nanny through Wishbone I've used with them has cared for my pets as if they are their own. I've been in binds where I need help on short notice & they always have someone come to my rescue! I will always trust them with my zoo.

-- Mindy R. 

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