Our Professionals


VIATA Professional Members

Trainers, Dog Care, Veterinary Services, Pet food and Supplies.

Listed Alphabetically

Donna Hill B.Sc. B.Ed. CHI

Service Dog Training Institute

Are you owner-training a service dog? SDIT provides in-person private sessions in the Nanaimo area.

We also offer help with service dog selection and a practice test to see if your dog is ready for the provincial test.
BC and globally, we offer online classes and coaching by webcam (Skype, FaceTime or telephone) for dogs at all stages.

If you want to find out what the process of training your own service dog looks like, book a Skype session!
Check out our website which has much FREE information about service dogs including training videos.

Contact: Donna Hill B.Sc. B.Ed. CHI
Telephone: 250-753-5246
Email: dhill@uniserve.com

Jade Zwingli

Where’s Your Sit? Pet Training for Real Life

Where’s Your Sit offers professional, in home pet dog training services for puppies and adult dogs, group dog training classes and behaviour consultations.

We offer specialty classes in tracking and disc dog. Our service area is central Vancouver Island.

Contact: Jade Zwingli
Phone: 250-668-7415
Email: wheresyoursit@gmail.com
Website: www.wheresyoursit.com

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Jenn Hauta

Fairy Dogmother Training & Pet Care

Jenn has over 18 years experience working with animals as a professional pet sitter, shelter worker, kennel attendant, and trainer.

Bonded and insured. Education includes Karen Pryor Dog Trainer Foundations Course and Karen Pyror Puppy Start Right for Instructors Course.
Professional member of The Pet Professional Guild and Vancouver Island Animal Training Association, and proudly committed to reward based methods.

Jenn Hauta
Fairy Dogmother Training & Pet Care

Mick Howland KPA CTP

Pets Stay Home Training & Care

“Keeping pets with their families”

From dog training and behaviour consults to pet sitting in your home, we bring the services you need to keep your pets comfortable in your home. Pets Stay Home Training & Care is located in Parksville, BC. Mobile dog training is provided to Vancouver Island for the area from Campbell River to south of Nanaimo, and inland to Port Alberni. Pet care is provided to the Oceanside area. We are insured & bonded for services in your home. We provide training options such as day training and coaching. We offer new puppy support, help with behavioural issues, and manners training. We also provide pet visits for dogs, cats, birds and other pets. We provide short and long-term pet care, and mid-day and mid-shift breaks.

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