About Us

Austin Pets Directory is THE magazine for Austin pets and their parents.

Online or in-print, each issue of Austin Pets Directory brings you the information you want and need. Each month, we profile pet related businesses, events, products, and people. Every issue of Austin Pets Directory promotes local and national animal welfare organizations. Austin Pets Directory is always entertaining, always informative, and always free.

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Liz Parker

Liz Parker, Publisher

Liz was fortunate enough to turn her passion for pets in to her life’s work in October, 2002 when the inaugural issue of Austin Pets Directory went to press. Since then, Liz has become a leader in Austin’s animal welfare community. She currently serves as Chair on the Board of Directors for Emancipet and was recently honored as the Central Texas SPCA’s Animal Advocate of the Year (2008). Professionally, she is most proud that Austin Pets Directory continues to attract new fans and friends every day and can boast a loyal group of readers who have never missed an issue!

Inspired by those around her every day, Liz lives with five Wee Rescues- Abraham, Aiden, Lillian, Orville, and Munchkin and her husband, David Reimherr, who shares in her commitment to helping animals and the people who love them.

Photo by Nicole Mlakar of NicoleMlakarPhotography.com

Yogi Parker

Yogi Parker
Dear Yogi: Advice from the Flipside

Yogi was the inspiration for Austin Pets Directory. He is the reason that it continues today. Yogi technically expired in 2005, though he still writes his advice column from The Flipside.  Yogi was quite possibly the surliest dog who ever lived and very much a rock star here in Austin. He had only one regret in life; that he couldn’t give the finger.  Dead or alive, Yogi Parker is still kind of a big deal.

Photo by Patty Mora www.PattyMoraPhoto.com

Priscilla Parker

Priscilla Parker
Administrative Assistant, Retired

Liz’s dog, Priscilla Parker joined her brother, Yogi on the flipside in August of 2009. She was the best dog in the whole world and whenever people think about her or say her name, a desert queen smiles down from heaven.

Photo by Nicole Mlakar www.NicoleMlakarPhotography.com


Wendy St. Cloud

Wendy St. Cloud, Editorial

Ms. St. Cloud hails from Chicago. She is a cat lover to the nth degree. When not writing for Austin Pets Directory, she can be found at Eddie V’s happy hour or at home, crafting mosaic litter boxes.

Patty Mora

Patty Mora, Photography

Patty’s pet photography skills grew from fine art photography of her precious little mutt ‘Madonna’. Patty shoots primarily at her pet friendly studio in Hyde Park, Austin, Texas and also on location.

Patty has a gift for capturing the true personalities of her subjects. She also speaks dog.


Jay Herman

Jay Herman, Photography

Jay Herman credits his Golden Retriever Abby for giving him the idea of opening Zoom Pet Photography. Having a background in product, medical and fine are photography, Jay admits that photographing pets is the most fun. Jay’s shooting style is equally versed in catching exciting action shots and creating sensitive, environmental portraits. By staying away from the studio and photographing at the locations of the clients choosing, Zoom Pet Photography captures the true essence of furry loved-ones.


Ralph Guerrero, Editorial

Ralph has been writing pet horoscopes and cartoons for the Austin Pets Directory since its debut.  He had hoped doing so would help him get lucky with some sexy albeit quirky female pet owner.  He was wrong.  When not picking up dog poop, Ralph is a criminal prosecutor whose courtroom persona has been described as part pit bull, part poodle (with hint of Chihuahua).  Ralph loves UT sports, live music, and crazy women.  He is a tonsillectomy survivor.