Revealed – 2021 Pet Community Award Winners for Western Canada

Congratulations to the 2021 western region Pet Community Awards Winners.  We had an amazing group of nominees this spring, inspiring over 2600 people to vote.  Public recognition is something pet community professionals do not often receive.  Highlighting the hard work of these trailblazers tells our story as an industry and inspires others to follow their lead. We could not be prouder to share this news with you today.  And the winners are:


Distributor Sales Representative
Christine Valin – Territory Sales Manager for Pan Pacific – Abbotsford, BC

Manufacturer Sales Representative
Mitchell Cheng – Sales Manager for Canadian Naturals. – Abbotsford, BC

Independent Retailer
Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm – Castlegar, BC

Chain Store Retailer
Global Pet Foods – Cambrian, Calgary, AB

Pet Services Provider
Airdrie Puppy Pals – Airdrie, AB

Nominations will be opening for the eastern regional Pet Community Awards in June with winners to be
announced in September.


The 2021 western regional Pet Community Awards are dedicated in memory of Jim Czornobaj, owner of Worlds Exotic Pets in BC, who passed in March following a lifelong career helping his pet community.  Thank you Jim!