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Get to know your dog's Nirvana family

Team: TeamMember

Michael Snedden

Your dogs know him as "Best Friend Mike"

Michael started working at Nirvana when searching for his next career path. He knew it included dogs and found his way home to Nirvana. His passion for dogs in infectious which is why he was chosen as the successor of Nirvana Pet Resort.  

When he's not in the shop you will find Mike spending time with his wife and their dogs, enjoying a concert, or exploring the hidden camping gems BC has to offer.


In-house Groomer Extraordinaire

Shannon is the owner and operator of Paws 4 Grooming, Nirvana's in-house grooming studio.
You can definitely trust your pet's next "fur-do" in her capable hands.  She enjoys spending time with each animal during their grooming session and looks forward to their return.



Groomer Extraordinaire 

Sabina joins Nirvana with 25+ years of experience with grooming and with animals.  with her experience and skils, your animal will be in great hands for its next gr  She is a great addition to the team and is assisting with small - medium size dogs and cats.  She owns two dogs that she spends time training with on the weekends.    

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Photographer/Extra Hands

You might see Kirsten pop in from time to time.  More than just Mike's wife, she's usually behind the scenes helping where needed, playing with or taking photos and videos of the pups, or assisting Mike in the office.

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