For over 15 years, Away Home & Pet Care has provided trusted and reliable in-home pet sitting and dog walking services to over 1,000 clients. 

Serving much of Weber and Davis counties, we provide pet sitting and dog walking in Ogden, UT, Layton, UT and Roy, UT. Our safe, reliable and professional pet sitters and dog walkers provide the companionship and love your pets deserve, while giving you peace of mind.

By allowing your pets to stay in their own environment, your pets will be happier, healthier and less stressed than if they stayed in a kennel. Get started today and experience the convenience of skipping the kennel. We provide quality care for dogs, cats, horses, reptiles, birds, fish and ferrets and other small animals. Offering dog sitting, cat sitting, dog walking, overnight pet sitting and puppy care all in the comfort of your own home.


We go above and beyond every single day. This isn’t a side-hustle. We are a full-time professional pet sitting and dog walking company.

Licensed and Insured

We are licensed, bonded and insured for your protection. We take our business seriously.

Pet CPR Trained

You never know when something will go wrong, but you can rest easy knowing we can confidently handle pet emergencies.

Background Checked

Our sitters undergo a strenuous background check, including criminal and drug testing.

Customized Care

No two pets are alike and we customize our care to your pet’s exact needs. Our software helps us track individual checklists.

Our Mobile App

Offering excellent communication, report cards and photos from each visit. You never have to ask how your pets are doing.

Highly Dependable

In 15 years we’ve never missed a visit. Our software notifies our office if a pet sitter is late.

15 Years 1,000+ Clients

We have vast experience caring for a large variety of pets: dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, farm animals, ferrets and small animals.

Highly Rated

Our clients love us. But more importantly, we love our clients and the pets we care for. Our love of pets is genuine and it shows.

To say the service is outstanding is an understatement. When we returned from our trip, it was obvious by their calm demeanor that we made the best choice. The care was so exceptional that I was worried the pets would be bummed with our return.

Betsy Holden

Clinton, Utah

The best pet sitter you’ll ever find! The peace of mind our furry family was being well taken care of while was the best gift we could have asked for! Prompt to answer any questions and kind to the babies! They adore him and are always happy when we get home!

Jade Smith

Ogden, Utah

What can I say? Best decision I ever made was to call Away Home & Pet Care. Robert treated my dogs like royalty and they loved him so much! He always came when he was scheduled. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to give them a call, don’t hesitate. 

Jay Thompkins

Ogden, Utah

our leadership

Robert Strickland

Leader of the Pack


Robert is the owner of Away Home & Pet Care. Originally started in South Carolina, Away Home & Pet Care has grown into a multi-state operation with over 1,000 clients and more than 15 years experience.

Over the years Robert has had the privilege of owning a wide variety of animals and had has vast experience caring for a menagerie of pets including cats, dogs, horses, donkeys, mules, chickens, birds, fish, reptiles, snakes, ferrets, gerbils, mice, and too many others to list. His favorite is the miniature horse he used to walk around the neighborhood.

Not only does Robert manage the day to day operations of the Utah division of Away Home & Pet Care, he continues to work in the field and provide care for a select number of clients in the greater Ogden area.

Affectionately called “Uncle Robb” by many of his clients, Robert cares deeply for the pets he is entrusted with. He gives his pets what they want. If they want cuddles, they get cuddles. If they want space, they get space. It’s all about the pets and their needs.

Client satisfaction is very important to Robert and he aims to effectively communicate with clients while they’re out of town. Even though Away Home & Pet Care may service a large number of clients, Robert wants each client to feel as if they’re his only one.