Jessica Abernathy: Caring for Pets into Business Success

Jamie Migdal on Pet Life Radio

Jamie talks to Jessica Abernathy about founding, managing, and growing multiple businesses, as well as the importance of networking and creating a community within the pet space.


Jessica Abernathy spent ten years in training and customer service at United Airlines before moving into the beauty industry. From there, inspired by a client who requested Abernathy to watch her kitten, she founded Kramers Pet Sitting, and then Kirby Pet Care; she now runs Professional Pet Sitters and Chicagoland Cat Sitters. She also recently acquired Chicago Canine Concierge. In addition to her own companies, Jessica is on the Board of Directors of NAPPS. She is the President-elect and will begin her term as President in 2017.