Knowledge is a cornerstone of the Tail Blazers philosophy. We believe that education for franchisees is of utmost importance, not only so that they can assist pet guardians and their pets in choosing the right foods, but so they can run their business successfully on a day to day basis. Tail Blazers franchise provides 2 weeks of training for new franchisees, which includes day to day business operations, food, nutrition, treats, accessories and supplements, customer relations, marketing and inventory management. Of course, our franchise support team will always be there to assist you should you require assistance after the initial training!
CEO & General Manager
Brent has over 28 years of experience in the natural health and nutrition industry for both people and pets. Brent has vast retail and business experience having started many retail stores himself, including several Tail Blazers locations from design stage to profitability. His past experience with the fast paced growth of the vitamin industry has proven invaluable with the rapid growth the natural pet industry sector has seen. Through Tail Blazers, Brent has helped pave the way to improving pet industry products and standards, and thus has improved the health of pets in Canada. Brent is responsible for training and overseeing all aspects of the Tail Blazers’ business.
With Brent’s help, Tamara created Tail Blazers in November of 2000. She is a life-long pet lover and a self-proclaimed health, wellness and nutrition nut. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and completed training as a Massage Therapist. Tamara has worked in the natural health food industry since 1994, including working at Brent’s health food store in 1998. This meeting changed the trajectory of her life. With Brent’s support and business background and Tamara’s knowledge of and keen interest in natural products for pets (and people) allowed for the birth and success of Tail Blazers! Tamara’s passion is pet health, and well-being and education. Her role in the franchise is education, training and product approvals.
Franchise Assistant Manager
Sara has over 15 years of experience in the natural health industry for humans and pets, including retail, manufacturing, teaching, business operations, and marketing. She has a Herbal Therapist Certificate from Mount Royal College and Master Herbalist Certificate from Wild Rose College and a Graphic/Web Design Certificate from SAIT. Her role in the Tail Blazers franchise is marketing strategies and ad design for new and existing stores, social media, website management/development, special projects, ensuring products meet high standards and other general support.
Anita has over 16 years of experience working in an office environment. Five of those years were working for a counselling firm in an administrative role and the other 11 years were working in Oil and Gas in different accounting roles. With the birth of her daughter in 2008, they made the decision that she would stay at home with her. Anita has volunteered at her playschool and is currently the Treasurer of the Parent Council at her elementary school. She looks forward to bringing her administrative background to assist the franchise team and all the franchisees in the smooth operation of Tail Blazers.
Tail Blazers franchise owners are just like you! They have a passion for the well being of animals and the drive and determination to improve the quality of life of our pets. They are people who get to earn a living doing what they love!
Franchise owners find it incredibly rewarding to see the dramatic changes and transformations in so many pets on a daily basis as a result of the products and suggestions they make to their customers!
Becoming a Tail Blazers owner was the best decision I’ve ever made!! I started learning about holistic health and nutrition about 5 years ago, and when I decided I wanted to own my own store I needed to find one with the same beliefs and principles that I had!
Tail Blazers has extremely high standards, and strict approval processes for which foods, treats, and all other products are allowed to be carried. This provides read more....
Concerns about the safety of raw food?
Tail Blazers aims to educate franchisees and pet parents about their food choices!
View podcast with Dr Marty Goldstein discussing the safety of raw and the health benefits he has seen using raw in his practice.