Do you have a question about the Professional Animal Care and Training Association of BC (PACTA BC)? Start here. If you don't find what you're looking for, please contact us.
What is PACTA BC's goal?
To build a network of ethical animal care and training professionals.
I don’t live in B.C. Can I still join?
Certainly! We have members all over British Columbia, Canada. Those living outside of B.C. are invited to join as Supporting Members and enjoy all the benefits of Individual Memberships except the right to vote.
What are the advantages of becoming a Professional Member?
- You are matched with a Professional Member who can guide you through the process of meeting that level of membership.
- Your website and bio will be listed in PACTA BC's Professional Members directory.
- You receive priority registration and discounts at events.
- Discounts through partnering organisations, as listed on our Professional Membership page.
- You are invited to speak at PACTA BC events.
An opportunity to be involved in our efforts to move our industry forward.
Learn more and apply to become a Professional Member.
Is there any particular education or certification required to become a professional member?
No there is not. However, we have a screening process to ensure a Professional Member's business and methods align with our Code of Ethics. For more information, please see our Professional Membership page.
How do I support PACTA BC as a non-member?
If your business aligns with PACTA BC’s vision and ethics, please get in touch with us to discuss how becoming a Corporate Sponsor could benefit you.
I am having problems logging into the website. What steps should I take?
Your username is the e-mail address you used to sign up for emails.
If you need additional help, contact us and we'd be happy to assist you, by email, video/audio chat or phone.
I need to update my contact information. How do I do that?
You can change your email address, mailing address, or phone number through your member profile. If you are a PACTA BC member, your membership renewal date will also show in your profile.
If you need additional help, contact us online or by email and we'd be happy to assist you.
How much do memberships cost?
Please see our Memberships page for membership fees and benefits of becoming a member.
How do I pay?
For membership renewals and events you can pay online with credit card or etransfer (EFT) to [email protected], by mailing us a cheque, or, with prior arrangement, in person at an event. You'll have the opportunity to pay online as a step during the membership renewal or event ticket purchase process.
For our online store (coming in the future!) you must pay online.
For other payment methods, please contact us.