Kristen lives in St. Andrews and covers central and east OS, plus Shell Landing in Gautier!

           We are professionals

We are not her simply to watch and feed your animals. We offer personalized care. We are YOU while you're away. Pets can be sensitive and emotional, we are here to ensure your furry companion's happiness.

Our Mission

   Joan lives in Downtown Ocean Springs and covers central and west OS, plus the St. Martin area!

 Nicole lives in Gulf Hills and covers central and west OS, plus St. Martin!

Kira Dunlop

 Kira lives in D'Iberville and covers west OS and St. Martin!

Nicole Lipscomb

Meet the nannies!

​​             We love pets!

A pet and their

pet nanny

always form

a special bond! 

Create your free profile to see all services and list your pet's needs and favorite pastimes!

Maria Gress

  Owner of Maria, treat tester and expert nap taker. Cleo also books appointments and takes calls. (We apologize for language barrier..)

Joan ladnier

Coming soon!

  Text or email your pet nanny via their "Nanny Line" or email! Check in anytime during their business hours or keep them up to date with last minute details.

  Would you like to meet your area's designated nanny? Give us a call at 228-382-3111 and set up a Nanny Meet-N-Greet! This is a separate meeting done after your free consultation with Maria. Your pet nanny will already have access to your pet's profile and you will not have to review everything you went over during the consultation. Just relax and enjoy a quick chat with your pet's new nanny!

Meet the nannies!

   Former vet technician, Kristen loves all things animal related! Her knowledge and experience goes beyond cats and dogs, she's also familiar with horse care and all things reptiles! Kristen enjoys spending time with her mini pet nanny daughter and caring for her dogs, hedgehogs, bearded dragons, geckos, snakes, iguanas, tegus, turtle, frog, skink, water dragon, and fish! Dog/Cat CPR certified.


  *Owner and Operator*

 Animal obsessed. Dog/cat CPR certified. Maria first started pet nannying in 2012 in Oxford MS. In 2015 she deemed it her calling and opened up Always Home Pet Care on June 1st of that year!

Why choose us??


 To ensure the happiness of each pet under our care and provide individual attention and nurturing  while you are away. Always Home Pet Care provides premium pet care by keeping your pet's home environment safe ,secure, and stable.

"Mother of Reptiles"

  ​​​Kira is owned by Furrybutt, a 10 year old tabby cat, and Beau, an 8 year old mini pincher.
  She's lived on the Gulf Coast for 18 years and enjoys painting, cooking, and reading up on revolutionary historical women.
  Kira loves being a pet nanny knowing she gets to provide peace for pet owners and create a fun experience with their pets! 

  Nicole is the proud mother of 6 children and 3 fur babies. She is wife to a State Law Enforcement Officer and retired Army soldier. Nicole graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Minor in Business Administration. She has worked as an Executive Administrative Assistant in the banking industry, Office Manager, Public Affairs Assistant and later owned her own house keeping business before her last two daughters were born. She loves the beach, outdoors, and traveling. Nicole also enjoys spending time with her family and absolutely adores her 3 fur babies. She has lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for 30 years.

​​​  Designated "cat lady" of Ocean Springs! Joan has been caring for animals for decades. She works with local organizations to help keep the stray cat population down by having them spayed and neutered. As our most compassionate pet nanny, you can rest easy knowing that your pets are getting snuggled and babied as if they were her own! 

Why choose us??

​​It's better for you And your pet!

• Diet and exercise routines are uninterrupted.
• Travel trauma for both owner and pet is eliminated.

• Pet's exposure to illness is minimized.
• Untrained or unwilling friends/family/neighbors need not be called.
• Daily picture update provides added peace of mind.