Entries by Sheila M

La Grande Ménagerie and the Côté Family

Stéphanie Renaud, Member Services Coordinator, and Stéphanie Girard, President & CEO visited La Grande Ménagerie back in December. Located in Sherbrooke, QC, La Grande Ménagerie is a large specialized pet store of 20 000 square feet, owned and managed by the Côté family. Opened in 1977, La Grande Ménagerie has been serving the Sherbrooke community for more than 40 […]

PIJAC Canada Welcomes New Board Chairman, Craig Brummell

PIJAC Canada is excited to announce Craig Brummell as new Chairman Of The Board of Directors. Craig has been a PIJAC Canada Board member for ten years and has been an active member within the pet industry for over 30 years. Craig is currently President and CEO of Essex Topcrop Sales Limited, one of Canada’s largest […]

The First to be Certified in 2019!

Who were the first to receive their certification in the new year? What better way to start the year then to get your little “hamster wheel” going with our Pet Care Training Programs. Here they are in no particular order: Chloé Krawezyk – Chico Bois-des-Filion Lory-Ann Giroux – Chico Laprairie Valérie Gladu – Chico Laprairie […]

Dr. Kerry Korber to Present at Western Canadian Show!

Dr. Kerry Korber has worked as a veterinarian in exotic pet medicine for the last 34 years. We are pleased to announce that she will be bringing her expertise to PIJAC Canada’s Western Canadian show on April 14th, 2019 at the Calgary Stampede Venue. Dr. Korber will be presenting PIJAC Canada’s Reptile Lighting and Heating and Rabbit […]

“Fear Free” at SPA Estrie

Animal Welfare is at the heart of PIJAC Canada’s business and we promote the highest level of pet care. This is why Stephanie Girard, PIJAC Canada CEO and Stephanie Renaud, PIJAC Canada’s Member Services Coordinator visited the SPA de Estrie’s new location in December. The new location opened it’s doors in September 2018 just outside of […]

A Family Affair at Critter Jungle

PIJAC Canada is located in Ottawa, Ontario which is home to some great independent pet businesses. Critter Jungle is a pet food and pet supplies destination with two locations in the city and has been in business for 32 years. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the Carling location just before the holidays to […]

Member Spotlight: Pretty Paw

PRETTY PAW is the creation of Canadian Fashion Designer, Josie Tecson, who was in the fashion industry for 20 years specializing in custom bridal jewelry.  She was frequently asked for designer jeweled pieces from her bridal clients so that their pets could be included in their weddings. In 2008, she launched Pretty Paw, which showcased […]

December certified!

We had an amazing number of certified in 2018 and they wrapped up their certification in December to start the new year full of knowledge and motivation! They should be proud, because they took the time and received their PIJAC Canada Pet Care Training Certification this month. Here they are in no particular order:   […]

The Importance of Customer Experience at Mondou

Stephanie Renaud, Member Services Coordinator, and Stephanie Girard, CEO had the pleasure of visiting long-term retail member, Mondou, a 100% Québec-based family-generated business that is celebrating their 80th anniversary this year! They met with Philippe Legault, Owner since 1983. Mondou is a Canadian leader in the distribution of products, services and accessories for the health and well-being of […]