Rosary Bovello Named “Pet Sitter of the Year”!

GPS founder and president Rosary Bovello has been honored by Pet Sitters International as the Pet Sitter of the Year for 2002-2003.


Rosary Bovello founded Gaithersburg Pet Sitting in 1994 to provide personalized, loving care to pets in their own homes in the nearby area.

As seen in the Washingtonian 2/2006 and 2/2013
It has been our plan to remain a small, owner-controlled business. We have the distinction of becoming personally acquainted with our clients and giving them time and attention that is not usually available from larger companies.

Our Pet Sitting Staff
Our staff members are committed to giving your precious pets the same love and care that they give to the animals that “own” them.

RosaryFull–time pet sitter. She is owned by a dog, a grand-dog, one cat (all rescues) and a parrot. Rosary was awarded Pet Sitter of the Year by Pet Sitters International. In addition, Rosary has promoted pet sitting in interviews with People Magazine, American Kennel Club’s, Family Dog, The World of Professional Pet Sitting, and the British magazine, Parrots. She has appeared on Channel 5 News, Cable TV’s Devoted to Dogs, and Channel 9’s Petline (as a volunteer for Partnership for Animal Welfare). Rosary has served with Noah’s Wish at the Slidell, Louisiana temporary shelter in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She went to Louisiana to help with the pet shelter in Shreveport during Hurricane Gustav. She helped in the Cat Room at the Animal Resource Center in Norman, Oklahoma after the June 2013 tornado.  GPS was mentioned in the Washingtonian Magazine Issues of “Love Your Pet” from 2006-2013 as one of the area’s best pet sitting services.

Margo – A Part time pet sitter, Margo is owned by six cats, one chinchilla, and many fish.

Jerry – Part time pet sitter owned by a Jack Russell Terrier. He walks dogs mid day and does vacation pet sitting.

Joe  – Full–time pet sitter. He has 20 years of experience is owned by two dogs, one cat, and a parrot. He does mid-day walks and vacation sitting.