New business Q&A - Cozy Critters Pet Sitting

May 05, 2008

Name of business: Cozy Critters Pet Sitting

Owners: Tracy Bambrick and Roxanne Maloy

Address: 328 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown

Opening date: July 2007

Products and services: Pet sitting in clients' homes while on vacation or away for any other reason. Also offer additional house-sitting services such as mail pickup, plant watering, etc.

Market area: Hagerstown and some surrounding areas

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "We are both animal lovers who only want the best care and comfort for our pets when we are away. Having said this, we decided to offer this to others. No more kennels. Pets can stay in their own environment with undivided attention and care. This means less stress to the animals and less worry for the owners."


Previous business experience: Years of pet sitting and 26 years of customer service for Tracy. Roxanne has 16 years of customer service experience, some of which included working in a pet store. She also has done pet sitting for friends and family.

Number of employees: Two

Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Also offer additional coverage when needed.

Web site:

Phone number: 301-992-2955

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