Our Referrals


Business Owners and Services We Refer
(This is just a sample list of companies/individuals we refer. Pet-tenders’ clients can request a list of many other businesses/individuals/professionals that we highly recommend. Happy to email it to you).
Aaron Miter of
Maximum Fitness

Call (619) 261-7233 for more information on how you can get started.
  Aaron has been a personal trainer for the past 13 years. He is certified by the American Council on Exercise as being CPR and First Aid certified.Aaron has been in charge of setting up corporate fitness programs for several San Diego companies as well as working with individuals at their home or local gym. In addition to being featured in San Diego Magazine’s January 2001 issue: “12 Great Workouts in San Diego”, Aaron has also donated his time and expertise to “Operation Fit Kids” a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and fitness of America’s youth.

So, whether you are 15 or 75, trying to lose weight or put on muscle, training for a specific sport or event, or just love to work out, Aaron Miter (or one of the recommended certified personal trainers) can help you not only achieve your fitness goals but have fun doing it.

Dr. Larry Shank, D.C.
(858) 481-8282
Your body mechanic – custom health care.
Sports/dance injuries, Sports Message, Stress Management, Non-Force Technique, Chiropractic, TMJ Care, Deep Tissue.
View our flier – View FlyerThis is the best chiropractor you will ever see in your life! The average visit is one hour long. Now tell me-when has any chiropractor worked on you for one hour? He is truly amazing and one of a few true healers I have met in my life. He has worked on me for over 20 years. Big time Kudos to Larry Shank. He combines chiropractic treatments with deep tissue work. He also is a Himalayan Goji juice distributor. “The Biggest discovery in Nutrition in 40 years”-Dr. Earl Mindell. Not cheap but worth the results-you have to read up on this product. He is based in Del Mar and works out of his home. Tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you.
Ofer Shimrat-Soundoff Computing. 858-569-0300 or 858-569-0303. Computer genius extraordinaire. Network Design and Installation; IT Infrastructure and Logistics; Database Development. This man speaks in languages that are so above my head, it is sad. BUT, he really knows what he is doing. Have a computer problem? Call Ofer. He is usually running behind schedule-you have to deal with it, because when he gets to your job, he won’t rush. You are in great hands. Tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you.
www.soundoffcomputing.com or emailofer@soundoffcomputing.com
Drywall/Taping-Samuel Cruz. This guy and his group of workers kick butt! Working with drywall and taping is very messy but their work was fabulous and their prices were unbeatable! Give Samuel a call and tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you. 619-322-3403.
Acupuncture/Chinese herbs-Claire Didion. This woman knows her stuff. She was a massage therapist for a million years and knew more about anatomy and physiology than many learned professionals in the health care industry that crossed my path. She has taken more classes and gone more places to study than anyone I know. A true healer. Give her a call-she is based in Hillcrest a couple days a week-619-203-7152. Tell her Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you.
Antiques-India Street Antiques-Dan Pond, Owner. This place rocks! The best, best store in San Diego with the largest and greatest selection. I love this place, I have purchased many items from him and they also repair, take some consignments and can redesign some items for you as well. Go there if you love antiques or just want to browse. Tons of things to choose from. Love that antique smell from old furniture, etc. There is so much history in this store and his selection changes often.
2361 India Street, San Diego 619-231-3004. Tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you.
Massage therapists-Dave Garza-619-980-5111 Based in Pacific Beach. One of the best massages I have ever had. I prefer 1.5 hours-as does he. Reasonable rates-he also is an instructor at a Massage school Really knows the body’s muscles/ligaments/bones. You will definitely need a nap afterwards and will feel great within a couple days. The only problem is, he is habit-forming. Does all types of massage. I highly recommend him. Tell him Cheryl, with Pet-tenders, referred you.
Prints/Posters No better place than Aztec Graphics at 1439 Garnet in Pacific Beach, 858-272-7760. What an incredible selection they have and their prices are very reasonable. They also offer all kinds of framing.
Plumber-Oscar Amador. When was the last time you had an honest experience with a plumber whose rates were more than reasonable, he worked hard and you did not feel ripped off? Well, guess what? This guy is that man. He has done a lot of work for me over the past 15 years-has integrity to the sky. You won’t believe his rates-tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you. 619-227-5626.
Rentals that take pets There are free apartment/condo guides available at Blockbusters, 7/11’s and a variety of places all throughout San Diego County. They tell you the type/size pet they accept. A great place to start in case you are going crazy trying to find a place that accepts your dog or cat.
Living Trusts/Estate Planning/Wills/DNR-Robert Smykowski, Attorney at Law 858-484-0264. 16776 Bernardo Center Drive, #203, San Diego, CA 92128. When was the last time you worked with an attorney whom you really liked, whose fees were reasonable, who did their job quickly and did not charge you every time you inhaled? Let’s face it-we age, we need a Living trust-which also includes a will. If you just have a will, many states will take a percentage of your estate; with a Living Trust, your estate goes directly to your heirs. Do this now-do not wait until the last minute. You never know what curveballs life is going to throw you. Tell him Cheryl with Pet-tenders referred you.
Rick – (619) 563-2005
Certified Jazzercise Instructor.
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