OUR ULTIMATE GOAL IS TO
Build a strong collaborative community of people and their pets that can share stories, adventures, and tips n’ tricks with each other along the way that enrich each others lives with positive vibes, collaborative engagements, and straight up fun. We want to build closer relationships with each other through social media interaction, fun activities, fundraising opportunities, blogging, writing, events, and sharing all things pet related. To whole heartedly build these relationships with people and their pets, that truly believe in us, and support us in every way that we genuinely believe in THEM.
WE HAVE THREE TIERS IN OUR AMBASSADOR PROGRAM AND THEY ARE ALL EQUALLY AS IMPORTANT TO US!
THE BOLD AND BRAVE.
PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES, ENTREPRENEURS, & SOCIAL MEDIA MAVENS.
Meet our Top Dogs!
ALICIA ERSKINE with KONA & CALI
Occupation: West Coast Heeler Pack Canine Adventures Co.
Alicia has 2 dogs - Kona is her Blue Heeler and Cali is her Red Heeler. She is a Canine Adventurist. After working for 8 years with the local municipality in Saanic not feeling fulfilled in life, she took the leap, quit and started West Coast Heeler Pack Canine Adventures, with the help and loving support of her partner, Colten. Alicia picks up people's dogs in her community (Kona & Cali tag along of course!) to go on daily hiking adventures while their humans are at work. When they're not hiking, they're often found visiting pet friendly patios for some good eats, going to the lake, swimming, SUP and kayaking, and lots of traveling.
YUKI TSUBOTA with HAPPY & HUDSON
Occupation: Professional Skier Living in Whistler, BC
Yuki is a professional slopestyle skier who lives up in Whistler with her awesome pups Happy the Toy Poodle, and Hudson the Gordon Setter. Yuki and her little fam jam are all about getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors in style.
MAUREEN with BRYNN & BRIO
Maureen loves to go on lots of adventures with her Brynn and Brio out in Oshawa, Ontario. She loves the creativity of getting “the shot” when out photographing her fur-babies. They are always out on adventures like hiking in the nearby forests, wading in creeks, and out for some good beach bummin days (even in the winter!)
CHELSEA with PETEE THE HUSKY
Occupation: Graphic Designer & Photographer
Petee is a Siberian Husky pure bred who loooves to be in front of the camera and the center of attention. Needless to say, having a mom that is a Fashion Photographer, Petee is well on his way to becoming Canada's next Top Dawg ;) He's a young wipper snapper, and handsome as ever! Look at those eyes... <3
TAMRA with YISKA & ECHO
Occupation: Works at Dog N' Suds Doggy Daycare
Tamra works at a doggy daycare in Nanaimo, BC. Living on the west coast of Canada, these three just love to get outside as much as possible and explore. They encourage others to do the same by sharing their adventures with everyone through their strong social media presence, and Tamra's incredible photography to tell the "tales"!
CICY with DERRY THE CHIHUAHUA
Occupation: Accountant & Social Media Manager
Witty as heck, Cicy and Derry the chihuahua are quite the hilarious duo. Derry the chihuahua - better known on Instagram as 'Dear Derry'. Cicy an accountant by trade, which means a lot of number crunching by day, made her crave an artistic outlet in her spare time. By combining her love for Derry and photography, she is now also his social media manager - lucky guy!
LILY with HERO & JUSTICE THE MINI AUSSIES
Occupation: Human Resource Manager in NYC
Lily keeps herself pretty busy with her two precious pups. How beautiful is this trio?! Hero is the 'big brother' to Justice, and they both have their own social media accounts. Living in Brooklyn, NY these three get to attend lots of social events where they get to meet lots of new fur-iends.
THE SASSY AND FUN EXPLORER..
WHO INSPIRES THE DREAMER.
BLOGGERS, WRITERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, ARTISTS, & MORE.
Meet our Mod Dogs!
SHANDESS with her FIVE DOGS!
Zero: Samoyed 9 years Holden: Bernese Mountain Dog 7 years Navi: Australian Shep X 5 years Arbor: Bernese Mountain Dog 3 years Harvest: Australian Shepherd 11 months
Occupation: Dog Daycare Manager
"It' a Dog's Life" says Shandess...and we couldn't agree more! She is such an inspirational dog mom of five gorgeous and well behaved dogs. Shandess has them all so well trained that she can get them into the most hilarious poses with her behind the lens to boot! She's just recently launched her own Pet Photography business called @ShandAndYourDogs. Shandess,and her husband are wonderful people with wonderful dogs - they're a must follow! So check her out on her social feeds for some great quintupled fun!
MELISSA with OTIS & BANDIT
Occupation: Works a 'Typical Office Job' + is the maker of Pike+Arrow Dog Tags
Melissa, Otis & Bandit spend any chance they can out on weekend adventuring and hiking together in the mountains of Alberta, BC. Melissa's Etsy shop showcases her super rad, hand stamped dog tags and accessory line, Pike+Arrow. We have some exciting things to come from her! hint hint ;D Melissa also has a wonderful blog called This Little Diary if you'd like to follow along on her hiking excursions and tenting getaways!
DIANE RUDGE with GOLIATH
Occupation: Fibre Artist & Stylist
OK-If you don't know anything about Diane already, you gotta follow this girl! She is so talented, and such a delight. Both her and her sweet dog Goliath have such positive energy and souls - they are truly a perfect pair. Diane has many talents, but she feels ultimately at home in the mountains, connected to the forest, and in love with the wild. She is inspired by all things west coast. Trying to create pieces that are slightly raw and untamed, to bring an element of wild love and natural beauty to your home. Her artwork varies from large macramé backdrops or installations, to textured weavings and original dreamcatchers. Diane loves to push her physical boundaries through sports, also having previously been a member of the Canadian National Freestyle Snowboard Team. She is one fiercely talented woman, so please check out her website (link above) for more!
MEGAN with TANSY & CROCKET
Occupation: Commercial & Wedding Videographer
Megan works as a videographer in Cooperstown, a small town in Upstate NY. She has two dogs, Tansy & Crockett, who love nothing more than getting outside and exploring the woods. Megan got Tansy a year and a half ago at a shelter near Boston and Crockett joined the family this past July from a rescue in Pennsylvania. We are very excited to watch her story, and see what life is all about in upstate New York!
ANDREA BARBER with JULIET
Occupation: Personal Trainer at Tight Club Athletics
Andrea and Juliet are two of the prettiest ladies in town! (Vancouver that is) Andrea is a personal trainer at Tight Club, educating people on how to keep their body and mind healthy through physical exercise and practices. The idea that exercise can be a form of treatment for mental illness is also something that means a lot to her. A strong body can lead to a strong mental state (and we strongly agree with her on that one!). Juliet and her are both beach babes, always looking for an excuse to spend the day out in the sand and sun, preferably on the coast of Tofino, BC -one of our personal faves as well!
THE PASSIONATE AND CHARISMATIC.
THOSE WHO DARE TO BE ADVENTUROUS.
ALL THOSE WHO EMBRACE AND GREATLY VALUE THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR PETS.
Meet our Under Dogs!
SHARON & AARON with KYLE
Occupation: Sales Agents for HippyTree & Pukka Custom Headwear
Sharon & Aaron Shuttleworth have a 1 1/2 year old border collie named Kyle. They run their own sales agency called Corduroy Life, and are sales reps for the brands HippyTree and Pukka Headwear. Kyle’s a hard working country dog, but he gets the luxury of being able to travel with his humans on their work trips! Wahoo! He is a handsomely loyal little guy that loves the outdoors, and his family.
MEL DIPIETRO with DANKE
Occupation: Social Media Client Manager & Graphic Designer
Mel is a charismatic, super comedic individual with a way to make anyone smile. She is a perfect example of someone who demonstrates that 'love has no limits', as her and her boyfriend live in two different countries! They love the outdoors, the city life, and supporting local artisans creating practical goods. Mel is an outdoor enthusiast that likes to shred in the winter months traveling back and forth from Seattle to Vancouver for that extra pow time on the mountains.
MEGHAN with PONYO & ASTER THE RABBIT
Occupation: Graphic Designers & Wedding Photographers
Ponyo is a 5 month old Canaan Dog who loves sniffing bushes (what dog doesn't) and always chooses the trail over the sidewalk. Meghan and her husband, Caleb are full-time graphic designers and wedding photographers. They recently got into backpacking and are always planning on where they want to go next! They're city kids with constant wanderlust, getting their daily fix for the outdoors with their sweet Ponyo-girl at all of the parks in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and beautiful Lake Michigan.
TIA with GRONK THE HUSKY
Occupation: Works at Thinkific
After years of hounding, Tia's husband finally convinced her to get a dog. One look at little puppy Gronk made her fall in love, and now she can never get enough time spent playing outside with him. Gronk has traveled around BC and is always happy to make new friends—whether he's going to work with Tia at Thinkific or letting kids pet him at the park, he can always be found smiling big and wagging his tail. They're both passionate about supporting local creators and building strong communities.
TIFFANY with PRESLEY PUP
Occupation: Marketing at Kiwi Collection
Tiffany rescued Presley pup and has been obsessed with this mini 'Elvis' ever since...he's such a charmer! Tiffany has a strong background in PR, social media, marketing, and event planning. One talented lady to say the least! Lucky Presley pup gets to venture to the historic Gastown area of Vancouver everyday to work alongside his mum - watta ham! hehe He's handsome, and stylish to top it all off...Just like that handsome devil Elvis Presley always was ;D