Horses

Equine Clubs – Vancouver Island South

Equine Clubs – Vancouver Island North

Vancouver Island Arabian Horse Association
Dedicated to the promotion of the Arabian Horse, and the enjoyment of all our equine companions.

Horse Council of B.C. – Business Directory
Horse Council BC is a membership-driven not-for-profit association representing the interests of the equine industry in all sectors throughout B.C.

Back Country Horsemen of BC
Chapters :
Vancouver Island North  (Merville)
Vancouver Island Central (Nanaimo)
Vancouver Island South
Alberni Valley

 

Dogs

Association of Island Obedience Clubs
The A.I.O.C. was set up to foster co-operation between dog obedience training clubs on Vancouver Island and act as a clearinghouse for dates of proposed trials and tracking tests.

Nanaimo Kennel Club
The NKC encourages the betterment of all dogs in the community through various activities and offers classes in: Puppy Socialisation and Pet Manners as well as Obedience, Show Handling, Tricks, Rally Free, Rally Obedience and Scent Detection.

Professional Animal Care & Training Association of BC
PACTA BC promotes humane, science-based methods of training, behaviour management and care, and their long term effects in animals, by embracing reward-based approaches.

Vancouver Island Pointing Dog Club
The VIPDC is an organization that promotes training of pointing dogs for the purpose of upland bird hunting, field trialling and the pure enjoyment of working as a team with our dogs engaged in what they were bred to do.

Pacific Schutzhund Dogsport Club (PSDC)
Located in the Cowichan Valley  – Schutzhund is a sport whose purpose is to evaluate a dog’s character, by giving it work to do, then comparing its performance to certain guidelines as well as the performance of other working dogs. 

Small Dog Social Group – Victoria
This group is intended for those with smaller breed dogs (approximately 25 lbs or under) for social time, walks, and people-time as well.

Vancouver Island Schnauzer Meetup Group
This social group was started to get schnauzers and their people together.  Currently meeting monthly in both Victoria BC, and Parksville/Qualicum, BC.