Our Professionals - Nanaimo

VIATA Professional Members

Trainers, Dog Care, Hydrotherapy

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Bernadette Van Klaveren

Nanaimo Pet Services Inc.

“Your local pet specialist”

Assisting pet owners in creating a healthy, happy and well socialized pet through specialized training in a group or individual setting with lots of personal attention from our experienced and proven instructors.
Contact: Bernadette van Klaveren

Website: www.nanaimopetservices.com
E-mail: nanaimopetservices@gmail.com
Phone: (250)758-3908

Christina Young, Professional Canine Behaviour Consultant

Positive Dog


– Specializing in Aggression/Reactivity in all Breeds
– Puppy Foundations and Pet Manners Classes
Trick Training, Disc Dog, Nosework, Rally Obedience 

Private training, Small Group Classes, and Online Options


Christina Young, B.Sc, PCBC-A
Professional Canine Behaviour Consultant – Accredited
AnimalKind Accredited
Certified Trick Dog Instructor
Certified Canine Coach

Website: www.positive.dog
E-mail: Christina@positive.dog
Phone: (250-616-0306)

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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

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

Robyn Andexser

Best Paw Forward Dog Training

*Robyn Andexser,* founder & owner of Best Paw Forward Dog Training,
Certified DOGSAFE Instructor

Serving Nanaimo and area, Best Paw Forward’s experienced and knowledgeable
instructors can help teach you and your dog how to learn together through
positive reinforcement choice base training methods. Offering classes for
all ages from puppy socialization to recall and leash training, to
fine-tuning foundation skills, scent detection and one on one in-home
lessons. Robyn is also a Dogsafe Canine First Aid Instructor and teaches
the course on a regular basis.



Contact:    Robyn Andexser
Email:        info@bestpaw.ca
Website:    http://bestpaw.ca/

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