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About

Our Team

Professional.
Über love of pets.

At Jet Pet Resort, we only hire animal-loving, skilled pet care specialists who offer our guests the best care possible with integrity and professionalism. Our team is selected from a highly competitive vetting process. We continually offer on-the-job training as advancements are made in the pet care industry to ensure we can offer you a premium experience, and your pet an unforgettable stay.

Our Team

Nanette Scudamore
Inside Sales

After 25 years in Corporate Banking and 10 years of Payroll, Nanette came out of retirement to answer an ad: “Love Dogs?”. Nine years later, Nanette is still loves snuggling all the pups. She considers it a privilege to be entrusted with clients’ furry family member. Have a poodle question? Nanette sits on the board of The Poodle Specialty Club of BC. She also enjoys making teddy bears, quilting, and working in the public with her standard poodle Vinnie.

Abel Chan
Lead Pet Specialist

Happiest when with dogs, Abel joined the Jet Pet team to gain more knowledge about dogs and can’t think of a better way to spend working hours. Abel started with overnight care for a year and a half. He then transitioned into a Pet Specialist and has been the Lead Pet Specialist for a year. The dogs’ comfort and happiness are the #1 mission.

Mackenzie Bailey
Pet Specialist / Inside Sales

Working with animals has always been a strong passion of Mackenzie’s. Growing up in Calgary, she fostered and rescued her fair share of animals, knowing she was headed towards a career with them. Mackenzie graduated with her Veterinary Assistant Certificate at Bow Valley College in 2016 and as a newcomer to the BC area, she is excited to be a part of the Jet Pet team. Getting to dedicate her time to caring for animals and doing what she loves most makes Mackenzie extremely grateful.

Sean Aldewood
Pet Specialist

A Vancouver native, Sean grew up on the North Shore with an innate love of animals thanks to his furry, four-legged family member. His interest in the health and wellbeing of animals flourished into a permanent job when Sean joined the Jet Pet North Shore team as a Pet Care Specialist. Sean strives to provide the best quality care for our canine guests, treating each one as though they were his own.

Bob Da Silva Filho
Pet Specialist

Bob raised dogs in his native Brazil, where he grew up breeding Brazilian Mastiffs. Along the way he’s also volunteered at zoos and worked with wild animals. Currently Bob is attending BCIT for marketing, volunteering at the aquarium, and ensuring the Jet Pet guests are receiving top notch care.

Isabelle Black
Pet Specialist

From Jet Pet client to pet specialist, Isabelle is North Shore born and raised. With plenty of dog walking and daycare experience under her belt, Isabelle loves taking care of Jet Pet’s four-legged clients. When she’s not attending her Criminology classes at SFU, Isabelle can be found playing with her Golden Retriever puppy.

Kirsten Mclatchie
Pet Specialist

Kirsten has an abundant amount of pet care experience. Born and raised in North Vancouver, she previously worked at a pet food store and spent time as a groomer. Now, Kirsten is responsible for all of Jet Pet clients’ nail trims. In her off time, Kirsten is hanging out with her own furry menagerie at home.

Kira Viner
Pet Specialist

Kira joined the Jet Pet North Shore team part time while she finishes high school. She has a dog of her own and understands the immense responsibility taking care of animals is—ensuring the job is a perfect fit. Kira loves getting to know all of the different canine guests’ personalities, and especially the snuggles they offer.

Essence Carlson
Pet Specialist

Born and raised in North Van, Essence grew up around animals and appreciating the mountainscape in our backyard. She can also appreciate that each animal is different, and as a Pet Specialist at Jet Pet North Shore, loves learning about each dog’s personality and quirks. When she’s not giving them all the love and attention they deserve, Essence can be found hanging with her two cats.

Steph Vance
Pet Specialist

Steph loves all the hiking and sports associated with being born and raised in North Van. With an Associate Psychology Degree from Cap U, Steph is hoping to complete a Bachelor’s in Criminology at SFU as well. Lifelong experience with animals, and always eager to learn, Steph is thrilled to be on the Jet Pet North Shore team where she can apply her knowledge to ensuring her furry guests have the best possible experience.

Andrew Cochrane
Pet Specialist

Raised around animals, Andrew grew up with a special fondness for four-legged companions. He especially loves working at Jet Pet North Shore as a Pet Specialist for the opportunity to work alongside a team with a common goal: keeping our furry guests happy and safe. Andrew is grateful for the bonds he gets to forge with the dogs in our pack.

Breanna Elliot
Pet Specialist

As a pro-golfer, Breanna travelled around America on the LPGA Tour, but now she’s happy to have found a more permanent home on Vancouver’s North Shore. Joining the Jet Pet team as a Pet Specialist, Breanna is thrilled to be putting her inherent animal skills to work in a fresh start. Her love of animals runs deep, as Breanna’s family owns a Pet Resort in her hometown in Australia.

Simone Duarte
Pet Specialist

Don’t be surprised if you find Simone playing and cuddling with the furry guests at Jet Pet. This Architecture and Building Technology student at BCIT loves working as a Pet Specialist as a way to fill the void her two dogs back home in Brazil have left while she’s here studying in Canada.

Nathan Bishop
Pet Specialist

Nathan’s mom is allergic to animals, so the born-and-raised Vancouverite always craved the chance to be around dogs. The high school senior loves being a Pet Specialist at Jet Pet for the opportunity to hang with his favourite kind of furry companions. When he’s not doting on our four-legged guests, Nathan can be found mountain biking.

Abbey Sewell
Pet Specialist

This cat foster mom grew up on the North Shore with the desire to help animals in need. Abbey has volunteered at the district shelter and worked at the Exotic Veterinary Hospital in Burnaby in preparation for veterinary school. She’s thrilled to be on the Jet Pet team and hang with our furry guests on a regular basis, ensuring their days are fun-filled and safe.

Travis Fitzgerald
Pet Specialist

Travis has transitioned to Jet Pet and four-legged charges from his job as caregiver at a daycare for kids. His nurturing personality makes him the perfect Pet Specialist. When he’s not working, Travis can be found hanging with his German Shepherd, Maui, or his other love: brushing up as a film aficionado in prep for the Cap U film program.

Really amazing people working here. I’ve never seen my little guy run to people like that. They really took the time to get to know him and they always take super good care of him.
– Stephan Rourke-Frew