Professional Pet Sitting & Dog Walking
Servicing Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam since 2013
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Animals are our world
At Pawsh we strive to do things the right way, everyday. Our clients are our first priority and as such we take all the steps possible to ensure security is taken into account. All our clients keys are kept in a lock box & all personal information is kept confidential. Not sure if
you are REALLY getting what you paid for? You will be set at ease by
daily updates provided to you via text, email, or social media – there
is no question about it, communication is key to a good relationship.
Don’t feel comfortable with social media? No problem, all of our clients have the option to be left out of the cyber world. Written notes &updates will be left on request should you not wish to be contacted via email or text/phone as well.
Proud to be offering positive, force free methods; No Shock, Prong or Choke collars are used on any of our walks.
Meet The Team
Melissa Hubling, CPACP
An Animal Care graduate from Sheridan College (2002) I am able to utilize my college education on a daily basis and also furthered my knowledge by completing a dog walking program (Dogtec, 2014) , obtaining my Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting (Pet Sitters International, 2014) & Professional Animal Care Provider Certification (PACCC, 2017).
 
My exploits in continuing education are far from over as I aspire to become a certified dog trainer, feline behaviorist, animal massage therapist, reiki healer & pet loss & bereavement counselor.
 
Previous animal care experience includes working at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and work placement at Bowmanville animal shelter, Trillium Morgan Horse farm as well as the local zoo, Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park (formerly Orono Exotic Jungle Cat World) where I worked with everything from million dollar race horses, domestic dogs & cats to pocket pets, parrots, reptiles & exotics of all sizes (tigers, leopards & wolves included!).
Owner/Operator
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The idea of Pawsh came to me while vacationing in Vancouver in early July 2013. With the opportunity to move west from my home town of Orono, Ontario I opted to roll the dice and go for broke by starting my business in a new province with no connections and nothing to lose. Thankfully my education, guts and sheer luck out shone my extreme shyness and Pawsh not only was born but has thrived.

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BC's 1st

CPACP

Christine Riley
Life threw me a big fluffy curve ball nine years ago, when my first dog was added to our family. It was definitely a change of pace from cats… literally! Rain, wind, sleet or snow, but our dog got his walk. Many years later, I’m still learning but having a blast and very excited to utilize my love of pets and make sure yours are safe, happy, healthy and well exercised!

I have just completed my DogSafe First Aid and I am confident that I know what to do in an emergency. It’s a great course for any dog guardian! I am working on the Dr. Brian Hare Dog Emotion and Cognition online class, and looking forward to learning more about how our fur-babies think.

I’ve always made cards and done numerous scrapbooks. Melissa once asked me to do pet cards for thank you, birthday and sympathy occasions and I was hooked! My creative brain is away working on new ideas so if you have any pet occasions coming up and need a greeting, let me know.
Dog Walker
"I tend to make up silly songs about my animals and sing to them, so I can’t promise I won’t do the same for yours!
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WANTED
To apply please email your cover letter, updated resume and a brief description in 250 words or less on how you would make a fantastic team member to: management@pawshpet.ca with the position (Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Other Services or ALL SERVICES) as the subject. Individuals with skill sets not currently featured as services are welcome to apply, we are hoping to grow and expand our services in the near future to include Training, Massage Therapy, Reiki Healing & more!
Available positions begin as part time/casual work, 2-5 walks a week can be expected to start with more available as business grows. Pet sitting is generally seasonal work with the busy periods generally being the summer period as well as major holidays.

Requirements:
  • Over the age of 18
  • You have a car & valid license (a dog-friendly car if you want to walk multiple dogs from different homes).
  • You have a smartphone with internet access (data plan)
  • You feel comfortable walking both BIG and small dogs. (Experience with reactive dogs is an asset)
  • You can work with us for at least a year. The pets will want to develop a long-term relationship with you.
  • You can easily pass a criminal/background check.
Dog Walker
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Are you looking for a rewarding part time job working with kittens, puppies, exotic animals & more? Pawsh Pet Services is always seeking reliable employees to provide in-home vacation pet sitting, midday dog walks, and overnight stays throughout the Tri-cities area!

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