We can't get enough of wet noses, wagging tails, fluffy ears, and more!

The pets that we care for each have their own personality, uniquely different in every way… just like people! They are loving and joyful when we come!!

My pet sitter team is made up of very loving, honest, reliable, professional sitters who take the responsibility of caring for beloved pets as a privilege and honor.

When we walk pups, we require that they are always on a leash, so other pups are avoided and waste clean up is a must.

On a typical walk, we ensure that the pups have an enjoyable time outside while staying within their behavior boundaries.

We always provide courtesy home care which includes bringing in the mail/ newspaper, alternating lights, opening and closing blinds, watering plants, filling bird feeders, scooping litter boxes and bring out/in the trash and recycling bins.

For our furry friends besides giving lots of love, rubs and kisses, we also feed as instructed, provide fresh water and plenty of playtime. As required we also administer medications or provide vitamins.

Our best experiences are all the wonderful pets and people that we feel blessed to know!!

My tip is that having a professional pet sitter to care for your beloved pet in their own home is the best way to go!!!

Complete Equine Care Certified
Pet First Aid & CPR Certified

About My Business
Welcome to Home on the Range Pet Sitting LLC. My name is Kelley Richie, and I would like to share some of my background with you. First and foremost, I love animals! Dogs have been a big part of my life since my parents bought our first dog when I was four. Although I’ve had at least one dog in my life ever since, there has been a variety of other pets in my life, including cats, fish, guinea pigs, hamsters, turtles, rabbits, and ferrets.

German Shorthair Pointers have been my primary breed for many years. My husband & I currently have 6 German Shorthair Pointers “fur kids and 2 cats.”

I have worked in the Heavy Duty Trucking business, parts sales and services for 35 years. I also have 6+ years of pet sitting experience. One day, I decided to embrace an opportunity to “re-invent” myself. I wanted to work with and care for animals, while pursuing my passion for excellence in customer service and utilizing my business and animal care experience. The idea of starting my own pet sitting business was a natural fit.

I am licensed, insured, bonded, certified in first aid & CPR and a member of NAPPS (National Association of Pet Sitters), the largest organization of professional pet sitters.

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Pet First Aid & CPR Certified

A 3rd generation Elko native, Erika Urriola has been house and pet sitting since she was in high school over a decade ago. It started out as just friends and family, but then grew and became the most rewarding "job". Things eventually slowed and as Erika was not bonded, licensed or insured, she wasn't sure how to continue. Enter the great Kelley Richie! Erika will continue to offer experience, dedication and an exceptional amount of love to her new clients and their pets. She has experience with shy, timid and abused animals as well as administering medications.

Erika and her fiancee are avid outdoor enthusiasts and recently acquired 23 acres of bare land. There are future plans for a boarding/rescue facility for all kinds of animals. They currently have 4 dogs, one of which is a rescue looking for a forever home. Erika was given a very tiny pit bull puppy when she was 22 and as he grew into 100 lb gentle giant, has shown her what an amazing and loving breed they really are. Erika loves all animals, but she would love to save at least a few more awesome pitties.

Pet First Aid & CPR Certified

Hi! My name is Tina but many people call me Dog Mom. I had a doggy daycare called "Dog Mom's". But I am a Cat Mom too. I can't remember a day in my life without dogs and cats. I am a Southern California beach girl that moved here 31 years ago to get away from traffic. I love it here. My husband and I have three golden retrievers and one cat. They are our kids. I have had lots of experience with animals. I went to professional dog training school in Arizona, taught dog obedience, worked for a vet for 9 years, and a groomer for two. My husband and I own Pizza Barn and that keeps me busy, but life wouldn't be complete without caring for animals. I have loved Kelley's pet sitting services since she started it. I am so thrilled to join her team.

Pet First Aid & CPR Certified

I am a proud mother of 4 children and 7 fur children. I have experience in veterinary medicine and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. I have been an animal lover for as long as I remember, it would drive my mother crazy when I would bring home every type of animal from fur, feathers or scales. There has never been an animal that I didn’t like or want to help. I show animals unconditional love and respect whether they are my pets or yours.

Pet First Aid & CPR Certified
Complete Equine Care Certified

Hello! My name is Alea, I have 3 children, 4 dogs, 2 cats, a cockatiel, frog, and a couple of fish. I live in Spring Creek, but am from Utah. I am fortunate to have a husband that has let me do what I love - be a Stay at Home Mom to my kids, and animals for many years. I have fostered, tamed, and rehomed feral kittens during that time, and during my childhood. I love playing with animals, and teaching them tricks. My cats will even sit, and stand on their back legs for me (and treats!) I love furry, and feathered animals, and learning as much as I can about them. I am excited to get to meet new furry friends to play with!

Pet First Aid & Certified
I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Three years ago my family and I moved to Spring Creek. I have been a stay at home mom for many years. I filled my days with homeschooling my son and loving on my fur babies. Once my son was old enough we volunteered at the Humane Society of Utah. We took the training for dogs, cats and rabbits.

I have six dogs: three dachshunds (one paralyzed), a chihuahua, a bassett hound and a german shepard beagle mix. They range in age from a thirteen years old dachshund down to my german Shepard who just turned two. Each of them have their own personality. I have four rescued cats who love to play at night and sleep during the day. As far as non mammals I have a bearded dragon. I look forward to meeting you and your pets. I will love them as if they were my own.


Pet First Aid & CPR Certified

have lived in the Salt Lake, Provo area of Utah my whole life. I came here when I meet my husband and have been here for around 7 years now. I have always loved animals. I have had a pet of some sort my whole life. You know that you love animals more then people when your own father warns your boyfriend while he asked for your hand in marriage. We have 4 dogs, 2 cats, a turtle and fish right now. I can't wait to meet all of your animals.


Born and raised in Elko, I grew up with seven siblings and many pets! I have cared for chickens, ducks, several dogs and dozens of cats! I always had a handful of critters to look after and enjoyed the precious memories. As a local artist in personalized paintings, I especially enjoy painting animals as well as caring for them.  I am the proud mother of two green cheek conures, Pistachio and Arya. Pistachio is three years old and Arya just turned one in January 2020. I plan on utilizing my drafting and design degree to design my own mini aviary for my birds, in hopes of owning a few more feather babies, as well as fur babies!

Chandra Stromme

I lived in North Dakota my whole life and just made the move to Elko this past Spring! I have one Toy Aussie and he is the sweetest little ball of fur. I grew up on a farm so I have cared for all sorts of animals from goats to dogs to horses. I have 3 little boys and have been a stay-at-home-mom for their whole lives. Kelley came into my life with this wholesome “job” opportunity to hang out with and love on all sorts of pets, and it couldn’t have been more perfect for me! I have met some really great people in the area and I look forward to meeting more and having a hand in caring for your furry (of fur-less!) kids!

Bailey Thornblad

My name is Bailey Thornblad. I just moved here from Salt Lake City, UT with my husband and baby to start a new adventure, secretly to add to my own little farm. I am a stay at home mom with my Boy who just turned one and all my animals, 1 German Shepherd (Wendell), 1 Dutch Shepherd (Bear), 2 Loppy Bunnies (Ollie & Lola), 1 Orange Tabby Cat (Gary), and our fresh water fish tank!
There has always been a warm place in my heart for animals old and new, with experience handling the more unusual pets such as Birds, Chickens, Turkeys, Ponies, Reptiles, snakes, and tarantulas, thanks to my husband. Every kind of animal deserves to be loved no matter what species!
I am excited to get back to work and out of the house, and I will love to love your pets as if they are my own!