Paws at Play has been proudly serving Vancouver’s westside since 2010. It was born from our passion and commitment towards exceptional service for Vancouverites and their canine pals.
We understand how important it is to hire someone who is caring, patient, trustworthy, and professional to look after your most cherished companions.
At Paws at Play, we truly pride ourselves in being the reliable, dedicated and caring dog walking service that you and your dog (especially your dog) deserve. We are grateful for your trust in us to be part of their day!
Meet The Team
Hometown (what brought you to Vancouver?): Born in Lagos (Nigeria), moved to Ireland then Glasgow and now Vancouver. This is home now.
Favourite quote: “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion” Paulo Coelho.
May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears” – Nelson Mandela
Best advice you’ve ever received: Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive.
Seen binge-watching a show or reading a book: Binge watching a show…I’m trying to read more books.
Website visited most: YouTube.
Favourite ice cream: Butter Pecan.
I take my coffee: Occasionally. I’m more of a tea drinker 🙂
If I were a dog I would be: A Corgi.
I can usually be seen with: My headphones in listening to music or a podcast.
Cedar has worked with trainers and behaviorists with her Mini Aussie and learned a lot along the way! In her spare time, you will find her out on the water on her paddle-board, hiking mountains, and generally living outside in the summer months.
Hometown (what brought you to Vancouver?): Training Acrobatics and the rain forest.
Favourite quote: “You learn more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation” – PLATO
Best advice you’ve ever received:Get into nature daily.
Seen binge-watching a show or reading a book: I Binge Period Pieces like Downton Abbey or The Crown. I listen to audiobooks on the regular, currently listening to Memoirs and Misinformation By Jim Carey
Website visited most: Probably my coaching account. I use it to keep myself accountable for all goals, tasks and daily reminders
Favorite ice cream:Mint chocolate-chip!
I take my coffee: Almond Milk Latte, with maple syrup and a bag of chai tea. (like a homemade Dirty Chai).
If I were a dog I would be: Aussie Shepard
I can usually be seen with:Dogs. Everywhere all the time!
Leanne, Dog Walker & Sitter
Leanne is always excited to get to go out and spend quality time with all the pups and somehow, she always has a smile on her face!
Hometown (what brought you to Vancouver?): Carlow, Ireland. A change of scenery and new opportunities.
Favorite quote: “The beautiful thing about life is that we will never reach an age where there is nothing left to learn, see or be.”
Best advice you’ve ever received: You will never be criticized by someone who is doing more than you. You will only be criticized by someone doing less.
Seen binge-watching a show or reading a book: Depends on my mood.
An interesting fact about you: I’ve traveled to over 30 countries and I once lived with an Indonesian tribe in the jungle for a week.
I take my coffee: My favorite has to be vanilla latte!
If I were a dog I would be: A Chow chow.
I can usually be seen with: A smile on my face.
Website visited most: Reddit.
Favorite ice cream: Vanilla Caramel.
Annette, Dog Walker & Sitter
Annette is your dog’s best friend. She is an aspiring dog trainer with experience working with anxious and reactive dogs
Hometown (what brought you to Vancouver?): Calgary, Alberta. At first, university, and now my love for this city!
Favourite quote: “There Is More To Life Than Increasing Its Speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Best advice you’ve ever received: Grow through what you go through.
Seen binge-watching a show or reading a book: Love watching shows, but if I find a good book I won’t stop until I’m done
I take my coffee: Double double.
If I were a dog I would be: A Goldendoodle
I can usually be seen with: Crazy socks and my dog, Bear. (My partner calls him my chewing gum).
Website visited most: YouTube.
Favourite ice cream: Malted milk chocolate from Rain or Shine