Paw Pals new Managing Director

Friday 8 December 2017

This month we welcomed new Managing Director Brian Ainge, who has taken the helm at Paw Pals head office. You might think that Brian looks very familiar to some of you, well you are right that is because he is also the branch owner of Paw Pals East Surrey.

Brian not only comes with a wealth of pet care experience lending his inside knowledge in to the job, but also has a vast business portfolio and expertise to bring to his new role as MD. 

Brian said “Taking over as the new MD of Paw Pals is an incredibly exciting opportunity to take business on a new chapter of its life” he goes on to say “Former MD Susie Cooke did a fantastic job and can now enjoy a well-earned rest as she awaits the birth of her second baby in 2018”

About Brian

With a lifetime fascination of the natural world, Brian’s childhood heroes were related to animals; wanting to be the next Gerald Durrell, giving life to endangered species or a 20th century Charles Darwin, travelling the globe discovering new flora and fauna!  

Brian grew up looking after everything from locusts to guinea pigs, terrapins and snakes, which led to his first dream job at London Zoo. Sadly, the rare highlights of cleaning the wombat or lemur enclosures or trying to catch the escaped Tazmanian devil (!) were somewhat outweighed by the drudgery of chopping oranges and cabbages.
Brian retreated to the rat race, working for magazines in London and San Francisco, where he remained for the next 20 years. But his compulsion to work with animals and run his own business drew him to Paw Pals and a new life as a pet sitter.
Brian's experience also extends to cattle and sheep, being a volunteer shepherd for the National Trust, getting involved with hoof clipping and ear tagging as well as the eventful feeding times!
Previously owning 2 cats, Frank and Ernest (who now look down from Rainbow Bridge), both with medical issues, giving daily medication and insulin injections is now second nature to Brian, giving you peace of mind should you have any poorly pets. Brian's companions are now cheeky moggies Freddy and Charlie.
Brian is Pet First Aid trained and studying towards a Pet Home Sitting & Dog Walking qualification, accredited by The Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training. He also intends to undertake a pet microchipping course, so he can provide the best possible care and safety for your cherished furry, feathered and scaly friends.

The branch offers a wide range of pet care services in and around the East Surrey areas click here Paw Pals East Surrey

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