We started Sit Play Stay back in 2015 and specialize in in-home care and services as well as pet care for special needs, seniors and challenging pets. We service Jacksonville and all the surrounding areas in training dogs. Our dog walking and pet sitting services cover a wide range in the Jacksonville area, please inquire to find out if we can service your area.

Our Mission is to enrich and fulfill the lives of your furry family members & bonding people and pets together.

  • OUR GOAL is to help reduce the homeless pet populate by providing pet parents with the tools and resources they need to help them live a balanced life together. Your pet is our #1 priority.

  • OUR PURPOSE is help humans and pets live in harmony, to help them live a thriving life together.

  • WHAT WE STAND FOR: trustworthiness, honesty and dependability. You will have comfort, peace of mind, and safety for your pet.

We are passionate about the health, happiness and well-being of your pets! Our professional career with animals has encompassed a wide range of roles that form a strong skill set for the care of your pet(s). At Sit Play Stay we are focused on providing services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction and will exceed your expectations. Our team is dedicated, skilled and equipped to handle all situations. With a variety of offerings to choose from, you and your pet will never be without the care you need!


FACT: The state of Florida does not require a dog trainer to have credentials to call themselves a trainer. Here are ours:


Co-Owner & Certified Trainer

Co-Owner & Certified Trainer

Whitney Duncan

I started Sit Play Stay in 2015 to offer the community a service with a professional background in the pet industry. I am a certified dog trainer through Animal Behavior College. I have trained and worked with dogs for over 10 years. While earning my professional Dog Training Certification (ABC14120) in 2007 from Animal Behavior College, I was a Veterinary Technician. This lead me to a position with the Behavior Management Department at the Jacksonville Humane Society. I had the opportunity to evaluate and train hundreds of dogs (and cats!) needing extra help learning to behave in an appropriate manner preparing them for adoption and working with some in their adopted homes when needed.

I am a mentor trainer for students working on their internship portion of their dog training certification.

I do private one on one training from puppy care to behavior modification. When available I teach group classes. I also do daily dog walking and pet sitting.


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Chrissy Dullano

I am a co-owner of Sit Play Stay. I hold a huge passion for all animals. What was once a hobby is now a real dream come true. I run the ”behind” operations of Sit Play Stay. I manage the book keeping and finances in addition to continuous improvement in streamlining operations. I also manage the “I.T.” portion of the business along with the marketing.

Pets are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
— Roger Caras

Former Vet Tech, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Former Vet Tech, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Alex Gilbert

I am a veterinarian technician by trade. I board and offer daycare for dogs in my home; it's fully equipped to handle multiple dogs and I am well skilled to care for them with the absolute highest quality of care. I am also a pet sitter and dog walker for Sit Play Stay and come to your home and care for your pets so they can stay in the comfort of their own home.

Vet Tech & Pet Sitter

Vet Tech & Pet Sitter

Janelle Jones

I am currently a full time vet tech. I love and enjoy working with animals. I am an overnight pet sitter, I stay overnight in your home while caring and loving your pets in your absence.