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Serving Winnipeg, MB
Since 2004

Fully Insured & Bonded
Pet First Aid Certified

Mick Howland KPA CTP

Karin Howland:

ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Certified Prof Pet Sitter (CPPS)
IAABC Assoc Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
TTouch Practitioner 1
CASI Cert CBST



Contact: 
204-832-9828 (Office)
204-299-7497 (Karin's cell)
204-612-7778 (Mick's cell)
 

Winnipeg, MB
                     
Email:
info@petsstayhome.ca   
 

 

 

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From dog training and behavioral consults to pet sitting in your home for all pets, Pets Stay Home Training & Care has what you need to keep your pets comfortable in your home. Pets Stay Home
is a premium dog training and pet care service in Winnipeg, MB. Locally owned and operated since 2004, we are a full-time business dedicated to pets. Our goal is to help pets stay in their own home. We provide pet visits for dogs, cats, birds and other pets. We also provide various training options to suit you and your dogs. We provide short and long-term pet care, mid-day breaks, dog training, new puppy support, trick training, plus help with behavioral issues and manners training.

You will be surprised how easy and convenient in-home care or training for your pets will be, and how relaxed your pets will be. Our 21-Point Checklist ensures that your home is secure, and your pets are safe and comfortable. And our always-ready service is ideal for the frequent business traveler who needs service on short notice. For everyone's peace of mind, all services are contractually arranged. Credit cards are accepted.

"Thanks for looking after things. We don't worry about home at all when you're in charge."   JB, client of Kitty Visits Read more...

For your peace of mind, and ours, we are fully insured and bonded, a BBB Accredited Business, and we continue to remain current in all that we do through reading, seminars, workshops and attending educational conferences. See our recent training below and also on latest training.

  • Jan '14 - Professional Development - Karin and Mick attended the three-day Karen Pryor Clicker Expo in Long Beach, CA. We are excited about having attended sessions with Emma Parsons, Karen Pryor, Kathy Sdao, Irith Bloom, and many others. More tools for the toolkit!
     
  • Jan '13, Aug '13 - Professional Development - In January Karin and Mick attended the three-day Karen Pryor Clicker Expo in San Francisco, CA. In August, Mick graduated as a Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP). The program included study, exams and workshops. Part of the final workshop included having Polly, our Border Collie X, successfully perform a 10-part behaviour chain.
     
  • Oct '13, Apr '13, Oct '12, Apr '12, Feb '12, Nov '11, July '11 - Professional Development - Karin completed 36 days of workshops in Tellington TTouch® for Companion Animals and is now a Tellington Method Companion Animal Practitioner 1. Trainings were at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah, the Calgary Humane Society and the Bloomington Obedience Center in Bloomington, MN. Ttouch is complementary to the science-based techniques and positive reinforcement training methods which we also use in all cases. TTouch work at all the training sessions included work on dogs, cats and rabbits.
     
  • Oct '11 - Professional Development - Karin and Mick attended the Association of Professional Dog Trainer's (APDT) Educational Conference in San Diego, CA. There was a full day symposium on impulse control and the other days were packed with educational sessions such as defensive handling skills, nutrition, impulsivity. Karen Pryor was the keynote speaker. We attended a half-day workshop on getting set up for K9 Nosework. From the trade show we came away with new harnesses, dog treats, clickers purchased in bulk, Kongs and books.
     
  • Oct '10 - Professional Development - We attended the Association of Professional Dog Trainer's (APDT) Conference in Atlanta, Ga. We attended a Feisty Fidos workshop (leash-reactive dogs), a seminar on the challenges that adolescent dogs may present, one about the myths about dog training, another on K9 Nose Work, and many others.
     
  • Nov 3, '07
  • - Pets Stay Home in the news:
    Featured in the Winnipeg Free Press, Pet Crossing.  We were interviewed for this article on what you should look for when considering hiring a pet sitter. To read the article
    Winnipeg Free Press article. 

Memberships: International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (Associate Certified - clinical membership),  Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers (CAPPDT), Pet Professional Guild, Tellington Touch Guild, and a number of other pet-related professional organizations. We participate in their educational programs. 

Karin was first accredited with Pet Sitters International in 2005. In 2009 she completed the ACU's and are now accredited for another three years. To see what accreditation includes: http://www.petsit.com/content15.html


We have created this website to let you know about our
background, credentials, services, rates, and to provide answers to some questions you may have.  Feel free to contact us at 832-9828 or email info@PetsStayHome.ca  


Our Mission & Core Values 

Mission Statement: 
To help strengthen the human-animal bond and therefore, help pets stay with their families.

Core Values:
- Each pet is unique and will be treated with care and special attention.
- In order to provide the best of care we are committed to continuous improvement through education and training.
- We are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about pet care and training, and are able to share this enthusiasm with our clients and with the community.

The name Pets Stay Home Training & Care is a registered name under the Manitoba Business Names Registration Act.

 


Email:  info@petsstayhome.ca           Telephone:  204-832-9828 ( Winnipeg)  
Copyright 2004-2013 Pets Stay Home Training & Care.   All rights reserved.
Revised: June 9, 2014