About Us

We are a Husband and Wife Team based in Plainsboro, New Jersey. Pet Pals started out many years ago as just a hobby for us. We both grew up in homes with multiple pets and got a pet of our own 3 years ago.

We have many things that inspire us to do what we do but it was our Polly who truly lit the fire. We bought her at a puppy place. We had her 15 days and she got very ill. We revived her with C.P.R. and drove her to the animal hospital. She stayed there 3 days. It didn’t look good and every doctor told us to return her. Her future was uncertain, but the one thing we knew for sure was that we weren’t going to take her back and have them put her down. We loved her, and even if it was only going to be for a couple of weeks, she was part of our family. It was a choice that was financially expensive, yet priceless in so many other ways. It’s been 3 years now, and Polly is now a healthy, loving, and wonderful part of our little family.

Soon after that experience my husband and I got involved with volunteer groups and spent a lot of time trying to educate the public about puppy mills since our Polly’s illness was linked back to her breeding. We are active with the A.S.P.C.A., Pet Sitters International, and our business is of course insured and bonded.

Since our official start-up in September 2006, we have found this job to be unbelievably rewarding. Some just look at it as a service to the Pet, but it’s really so much more. It’s a service to the entire family. It’s peace of mind and guiltless days away from home. We don’t know too many people who can say they provide that at their job. It is with great pride and pleasure that we provide this invaluable service to you, your family, and all of our precious new Pet Pals.

Amy & Anthony Policastro
Pet Pals