About Us

The Urban Pooch owned by Cathy Scott.

Cathy is a native of San Jose, California. Cathy’s pedigree includes handling experience with a wide variety of animals.  Cathy is an accomplished Equestrian and showed horses professionally from 1978 until 1986 competing in a variety of events and owning several hunter/jumpers.  She graduated from San Jose State in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and went to work in Silicon Valley in the Semiconductor Industry.  Dogs and horses were always a part time passion until 2005 when Cathy was laid off from her corporate job due to downsizing, she started The Urban Pooch and took her part time passion and love of animals to a full time career catering to the pets and people of Silicon Valley. The Urban Pooch offers a complete concierge of pet services and provides the client with an individual pet care provider that they can trust and rely on.  We are referred by many veterinarians and dog trainers in the Silicon Valley Area. We look forward to providing you and your pets with excellent service.

 

The Urban Pooch Pedigree:

  • 25+ years of experience handling many varieties of animals including livestock
  • Certified in Pet First Aid by the Red Cross
  • Experience with special needs pets including diabetes, epilepsy, surgery recovery
  • Ability to administer injections and subcutaneous fluids
  • Dog training philosophy followed is positive reinforcement
  • Licensed, Bonded and Insured