Über love of pets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Born and raised in North Vancouver, Mary is no stranger to the terrain or needs of Vancouver canines. She’s worked at the Lower Mainland’s specialty pet supply store and has completed her veterinarian assistant course. Along with her French Bulldog Max, Mary loves hiking the North Shore mountains and is excited to be on the Jet Pet team.
Yvonne has loved dogs her entire life, adopting her own rescue Cairn Terrier a few years ago—and can’t wait to add more furry family members soon! She’s currently in school for International Relations, and loves spending her time making sure relations with Jet Pet’s furry clientele are excellent as part of the pet specialist team.
Mary recently relocated to Vancouver from Ireland in June 2017. With a background in design and multimedia, Mary decided to pursue a career with dogs following her previous volunteer work with rescue dogs. While volunteering, Mary adopted 2 pups rescued from a puppy farm…making her house pretty full with 2 kids and 4 dogs! Mary joined Jet Pet North Shore in October 2017 and works primarily as overnight care, making sure our furry guests are tucked in and happy for the night.
When you want to be Steve Irwin when you grow up, you know you’re headed into an animal-related career! Beck’s experience began with volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center and has his Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Biology from UBC. Along with his rescue cat, Beck is creating his own comic book when he’s not taking care of the pet guests at Jet Pet North Shore.
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.
Nick grew up fostering dogs and volunteering at animal shelters in South Africa before making the move to Vancouver, Canada. His love of animals has remained steadfast across the continents, and he dreams of achieving a Zoology degree one day. Nick loves being a part of Jet Pet North Shore team, taking the time to bring out the playful side in our more timid canine guests.
Maddie made her way to Vancouver from Australia, where dogs were always part of her life. She grew up with her beloved Australian Blue Cattle dog for fifteen years, and was determined to make her next animal a rescue. In 2014, Maddie rescued a Red Cattle Dog, shortly followed by a few reptiles! With a background as a Registered Nurse, along with countless hours pet sitting and walking, Maddie is thrilled to be looking after the animal guests at Jet Pet.
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.
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 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 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.
Thao is currently studying Archeology at Fraser international College with a focus on Zooarchaeology. Her dream is to one day be a museum curator. While she greatly misses her two dogs and two cats back home in Vietnam, Thao enjoys taking care of the pet guests at Jet Pet North Shore, ensuring their comfortable stay.
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.