Trained Missing Animal Response Technician and Licensed Private Investigator that Ontario Pet Detective provides missing pet research and recovery consulting, equipment and services in Ontario, Canada.
Jane Bowers and her company Dogs of Distinction Canine Training Inc. provide services to reunite lost or missing pets with their families through consultations, search management and with assistance from search dogs.
Jane is a certified Missing Animal Response Technician (MAR tech) and spent 17 years working for Customs Border Services and in joint teams with US Homeland Security and the RCMP. She spent a further 8 years working as an Animal Control Officer and Bylaw Enforcement Officer for large and small municipalities.
She has a degree in Psychology and is a certified trainer and certified behavioral consultant for both dogs and cats.
Jane is the content creator of the online course Assessing and Interpreting Dog Behaviour, (hosted by the Canadian Police Knowledge Network) which is a course for law enforcement personnel who meet unfamiliar dogs in the course of their duties.
Liz Oliver is a certified MAR Technician and specializes in the tracking of lost pets with her scent-specific trained tracking dog, a black labrador retriever. Always with safety in mind so as not to disturb any lost pets in hiding, Liz and her dog work to locate the direction of travel. She currently works with lost cats (and some dogs) in southern Manitoba. Liz also can loan out surveillance cameras and humane cat traps in her area and is available to help set them up. She takes a special interest in the recovery of skittish and scared cats and regularly studies not only their behavior but techniques related to their detection and capture. She works on a volunteer basis from March through October.
Services offered: consultation, poster design, ground search, investigation & recovery of lost pets.
Service area: Dufferin County Ontario & surrounds