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On The Spot is based in Smyrna, Georgia. we offer customized, affordable pet sitting and dog walking services in Smyrna, Vinings, Marietta, Sandy Springs and parts of Atlanta.


On The Spot is licensed, bonded and insured. We are also proud members of Pet Sitters International (PSI), The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) and The Humane Society of The United States. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, reliability and trustworthiness. Our goal is to provide dependable and affordable pet care while staying as close to your pet's routine as possible. We will partner with you to ensure that your pet gets the individualized attention and the quality care that they need when you are away.



  • About the owner...Joyce Sly

    On The Spot founder, Joyce Sly is very passionate about animals. For the past ten years she has opened up her heart and home, caring for and fostering cats and dogs. It is her love for animals that has inspired Joyce to start her own pet care business. After twenty years working in New York as a designer in the apparel industry, Joyce is amazed and thrilled to find herself in Georgia running her own pet sitting and dog walking business. Thanks to the support of her husband, Joyce started On The Spot in 2009 and has been loving every minute of it. As a pet owner, Joyce knows how challenging it can be to find a pet care provider who is trustworthy. And as a pet care provider, she thrives on giving the best care, comfort and support possible.

  • Susannah - Lead Dog Walker for Sandy Springs

    Susannah Masarie loves to be outside, she regularly walks, bikes, hikes, kayaks, and goes camping.  She has had a love for animals from an early age, so it’s only natural that a job caring for animals and walking dogs is a perfect fit for her.

    Susannah grew up with cats and was a dog owner for over fifteen years.   She has been pet sitting for On The Spot for over two years.  Susannah is also a musician, photographer, and videographer. You can find out more about her music and photography by visiting her websites: www.susannahmasariemusic.com and



  • Tyler - Associate Dog Walker for Smyrna

    Tyler Shankman has been a valuable team member of “On The Spot” since January 2013. He’s proven to be dedicated trustworthy, and is a huge fan of animals, big and small. Tyler’s work experience also includes assisting at a veterinary clinic, and helping out at a local doggy daycare. When Tyler is not caring for pets for “On The Spot”, you’ll most likely find him working as a personal trainer at a local gym.

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