Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking
Bonded & Insured Professional Pet Care Provider
Charlotte, NC 28203
Call: 704.340.8102

Owners and Management

Terry Richardson and Jon Noyes – Owners

Starting Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking was a natural extension of our love for animals. We are proud parents to five dogs and two birds, regularly foster pets, and both volunteer with the Charlotte Humane Society. In 2009, our personal experience as clients of a pet sitter gave us an appreciation for this invaluable service and the inspiration to start Little Friends Pet Sitting.

At Little Friends, we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service to our clients and their precious pets. I (Terry) combined my business experience with a love of animals to develop a business model that allows Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking to deliver top-notch service. I work hard to ensure that all of our team members are animal lovers who are also service-oriented, trustworthy, reliable, and hard working.

We have significant experience with all types of pet personalities and focus on getting to know our pets and putting them at ease. I (Jon) have been around animals all of my life and have had dogs, cats, birds, mice, a hamster, and a turtle. I enjoy interacting with animals and figuring out their unique personalities.

Terry is Pet Sitters International Certified, Red Cross Pet Certified, and Pet Tech Certified. Jon is also Red Cross Pet Certified.

We offer peace of mind for pet parents. We want our clients to feel completely secure in the attention and care their pets will receive while they’re away, by loving and caring for their pets as if they were our own.

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Lauren F. – General Manager

Hi, my name is Lauren. I love animals and I love my job! I eat, breathe, and sleep Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking. I always want to take steps forward and make this company the best pet sitting company around! I am proud of our office staff, admire the extensive knowledge and support the owners provide, grateful for the excellent job that our sitters perform, and most of all, thankful for the clients who have continuously given us the chance to care for their “fur “babies. Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking would not be here without each and every one of you.

They say “It’s a beautiful thing when a career AND a passion come together.” Being with Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking since 2010, I can truly say this is my career and my passion, and I could not be happier. I have lived in North Carolina all of my life and Charlotte has been my home for most of it. I graduated from Johnson & Wales in 2007 with a B.A. in Sports, Entertainment, and Event Management. I was one of the original pet sitters when the company started. As the company grew, and my interest in pet sitting expanded, I was offered an Operations Manager position in 2011.

I have two rescue dogs of my own, a Schnauzer mix (Mollie) and a Yorkie-mix (Scotch). They are my life. They come to work with me everyday, and are my fur children. They are my backseat drivers and nothing beats their company. I am an avid dog lover and like being the organizer of the meetup group- Charlotte Active Dog Group. Please join if you like doing activities outside with your pet!

I am Pet Tech Certified, Outstanding Pet Care University certified, and Pet CPR certified from the American Red Cross.  If you ever have any questions or concerns, please email me personally at

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Beth D.-Office Manager

I am from Albany, NY and have lived in Charlotte, NC for the past 14 years! I have 3 beautiful girls and a handsome 4 legged son. My girls are 11, 8, and 6. My pup is a year and a half Rottweiler/Doberman mix, named King. We had rescued King when he was only 4 weeks old. He has definitely saved us as we have him. I love my family with all of my heart.

Aside from working, I love spending time with my family, whether it is going to the park or walking around PetSmart! King has the privilege of coming to work with me every day and playing with the other pups in the office, which he loves. Every morning as we head out the door, I say, “Let’s go to work” and he gets a HUGE smile on his face and runs to the car!

I have worked with animals for over 6 years now and grew up with pets in my home. I have had the privilege of being a pet sitter for Little Friends for the past year and have had even more privilege of working in the office for Little Friends Pet  for the past year. I LOVE my job and my coworkers. Lauren has been a wonderful role model and inspiration and has helped me gain a strong love for this company! I am so happy to be a part of a great team and a growing company. This job has truly been a blessing!

My joy is caring for your pet family whether it be coming to your home and pet sitting or meeting your needs in the office. I love all types of animals and forming a relationship with you and your pet family. I am First Aid and CPR certified for Animals through the American Red Cross. I am also taking courses through CPCC in regards to small business management and animal biology. My goal is to continue to provide you all with excellent service and care for you and your pet family. I look forward to continuing to work with you all and your pet family!



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Jennifer C. – Marketing & Events Manager

Hi!  My name is Jennifer. I am obsessed with animals and absolutely love working with them.  Growing up I have always had dogs and cats.  Currently my husband and I have two dogs– we have a three year-old Vizsla, his name is Cejka and we also have a seven year-old long haired Chihuahua, named Charlotte.  I have had kittens, guinea pigs, geckos and doggies.  I am obsessed with my fur babies and they have changed our lives!

My husband and I love being outdoors, doing yoga, being with our friends and families and playing soccer.  Our dogs keep us active and we enjoy living an active lifestyle.

I am honored to be a part of Little Friends and started out pet sitting before I started working in the office.  I am very passionate about animals and people, which shows in my job here at Little Friends Pet Sitting & Dog Walking.  I am Pet CPR certified by the American Red Cross, as well.  I am happy if you and your fur babies are.  I look forward to meeting you and your fur babies, helping you out in the office or working together at an event!

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