Pet Walkers & Sitters

Contact Name:
Barbara Hatcher
Phone Number:

I am a retired licensed veterinary technician. I loved animals too much to stay away!  I have been taking care of pets in Fearrington Village for 10 years.

Services I offer include:

  • Occasional walks, and daily walks for dogs
  • Daily visits for cats
  • Pet sitting overnight; I stay at your house and care for your pets as you instruct.
  • Above all, I do this service with love and kindness.

Comment from a Fearrington Village Resident:

“Barbara is fabulous!! A fellow dog owner recommended her when I got my little guy 9 years ago and she’s wonderful. Since I still work full-time, I use her regularly every afternoon for walks and also for pet-sitting. She’s like family to us and my fur baby loves her. Her Vet tech knowledge has also been handy numerous times. She is reliable, punctual, and trustworthy. She loves her “clients” just like they were her own. You can’t go wrong using Barbara.”

“I’ve had the same wonderful dog walker and pet sitter since moving to Fearrington 4 years ago, and she now has some openings for new clients. Can’t say enough good things about Barbara Hatcher. My dog watches for her all morning every week day and goes crazy when she arrives. Barb is a dog whisperer, former vet tech, and all around great person. My cats love her too. And when she pet sits, she leaves the house spic and span.”

“I can recommend Barbara Hatcher also—she has come to feed my cats for 5-6 years (when I was away) and they love her— she is a lovely person and just the best, truly loves animals.”
Contact Name:
Liz Tedesco
Phone Number:

Ten years experience, reliable, trustworthy, local to Fearrington Village. Daily and overnight pet care. To contact Liz or for more information, use the contact information provided below.

Contact Name:
Steve Hurley
Phone Number:
Secondary Phone Number:
Cell 984-355-2051

Mature and reliable Fearrington Village resident who loves spending time with furry and feathery creatures.  He has reasonable rates for walking, visiting, and overnight stays, and can pet sit for you in his home or yours.

My name is Steve Hurley and I’m a mature reliable pet sitter in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. I love spending time with furry and feathery creatures. I can pet sit for you in my home or yours. I have always bonded easily with animals. One of my clients calls me the “animal whisperer” because her hyper dog settles so easily when he’s with me.

I offer reasonable rates for walking, visiting and overnight stays. I do not charge extra for multiple pets, administering medicines, or holiday visits. $15.00 travel charge after 10 miles; $35 travel charge after 10 miles.

For more information or to contact Steve, use the contact links provided below.

Comments by Fearrington Village Residents:

“I strongly recommend Steve Hurley (919)967 3449, Steve has watched our in-door cat twice. He came over in the morning and evening, and sent us a daily email (sometimes with a picture of our cat). During our first trip, Steve was never able to get our cat, Dusty, to come out of hiding. However, during our second trip, Dusty was sitting on his lap in a couple of days.”

“Steve Hurley 984-355-2051 does a great job and only charges $35 a night to keep your animals at his house in Fearrington. (even if you have more than one dog it is the same price) My pups love visiting Steve!”

“We needed to leave on very short notice due to an immediate family member passing away. Our two dogs had always had sitters that stayed in our home with them. We found Steve Hurley in Fearrington Village on short notice. It turned out to be a great choice. As we were getting organized to leave we dropped the dogs at his home to see how they would interact with Steve with the expectation that he would come into our home while we were gone. By the time we got ready to depart, which was a couple of hours later, they were so comfortable with him that they stayed with him for the duration of our trip. Steve did a great job and the dogs were happy when we returned. ‭(919) 967-3449‬”