About Us


Petsearchers Canada’s Motto Is Simple!

“We Search For Our Clients Lost Or Stolen Pets As If We Were Searching For Our Own loved ones”


Petsearchers Canada is a locally owned and family operated Pet Detective and Bloodhound tracking service committed solely to the task of reuniting lost and stolen pets with their families.

Petsearchers Canada was a vision borne as a result of one of our family pets going missing for several weeks in Abbotsford; a shar pei named Saxxon. We spent countless hours searching day and night for Saxxon through severe snow storms; our business at the time was essentially put on hold, at an enormous cost to our family. We spent hundreds of dollars placing ads in every possible venue, spent hundreds of dollars on fuel, hundreds more printing and putting up posters throughout the city. After all of that exhausting effort, money spent and time allocated to the search, it was Al finally realizing he needed to track Saxxon down that eventually worked. It was time to stop being the emotional, heartbroken pet owner, frustrated with finding no organized system available to owners of lost pets. It was time to be methodical, to rely on Al’s years of previous tracking and hunting experience to figure out where Saxxon was and where he was going. Understanding where Saxxon was going next – before he got there – would be instrumental in finding him; and finally Al did.  As a result of Al’s tracking, he narrowed down the area where Saxxon was hiding to a secluded clutch of houses kms away from home. Traveling through snow, sleet and high winds Al eventually tracked Saxxon to a row of bushes – Saxxon was found!!!

When we tallied our expenses for successfully getting Saxxon home, we realized we were into the thousands of dollars; and as the old slogan goes ‘time is money”… wow, they weren’t kidding! Unfortunately we had no other choice at the time because Saxxon was out running through traffic, up against coyotes, bobcats, bad weather and so many other dangers while traveling fast and far– we needed to get him home safely with us.

While searching for Saxxon, we encountered many people who also had lost pets and didn’t know what to do or where to turn. We were not the only ones going through this turmoil of searching for their lost loved ones. We knew for a fact that Al’s tracking experience, background training hunting dogs and the determination to succeed was what ended up getting Saxxon home safe so Al offered his skills to others to help find their pets as well and before long word was spreading about his numerous successful finds. We soon realized that we could help people save their pets, their time and money all at once, by putting our hard learned lessons and the approximately thirty valuable years of tracking animals (with and without tracking dogs) to good use.

Once we started bringing lost cats and dogs home to their families, we were lucky enough to adopt Jed, a scent trained bloodhound; with some advanced pet scent tracking training Jed helped us create Petsearchers Canada. Today we offer full scale bloodhound tracking services as well as trained foot tracking and a variety of other Pet Detective services including aerial searches with the help of drones and a helicopters.

We are constantly fine-tuning our services as well as adding new service options to increase the odds of bringing your pet home safe and sound and as quickly as possible. Our programs are designed to incorporate all of the effective steps that have already helped Petsearchers Canada reunite hundreds and hundreds of lost and stolen pets with their loving families. We’ve structured our value loaded packages to take much of the stress, cost, worry and confusion out of the process of finding your lost pet.

We presently have 3 Bloodhounds, Odie, Puck and Raven as our bloodhound tracking team, and we are excited to announce that we are in the process of obtaining two new highly trained bloodhounds who will soon be joining our team.  Our new Bloodhounds will be focusing solely on North Shore searches and Vancouver Island searches.

We Presently Offer Pet Detective And Bloodhound Tracking In The Following Areas


Vancouver, North Vancouver (incl. North Shore), West Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Surrey, Aldergrove and South Surrey/White Rock


Greater Victoria, Sunshine Coast, Central Island, and the South Island.

Depending on present workload we may or may not be able to travel to some of these areas.