Heather Gaida, Founder & Owner
Heather started walking dogs in 2006 while completing her master’s degree in education. Following graduation, she chose not to pursue teaching and, instead, to continue her path of walking dogs, a service that grew to become Trusty Tails.
As the owner, Heather holds the business to very high standards because she is passionate about providing the best pet care available. And she is always on the lookout for ways to improve systems, technology, training, and the team.
Heather is an active member of the pet-care community. She belongs to several pet-care business groups, both locally and nationally, and in 2018, she started the NJ Professional Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters Association.
Heather currently lives in Glen Ridge, NJ with her husband, two children, and two Kerry Blue Terriers, Blue and Lacey. She considers her pet clients, human clients, and team to be part of her extended family. She is extremely proud to operate with sincerity and integrity in every aspect of the business.