Project Description


Paul O’Neill

Paul and his partner Julie are the owners of Badger Creek Kennels, which is currently in the process of being re-branded as Yarra Valley Pet Resort. They look after a variety of animals, mainly cats and dogs; whilst some holiday for several months, others just come for day-care. They also offer grooming and have a pet taxi which services the Melbourne suburbs.

In the fifteen years of Paul’s ownership, the business has seen significant growth and now have over fifteen staff on the payroll.

Prior to taking ownership in 2003, Paul had extensive experience in the corporate world in HR, Sales and Marketing plus seven years running his own cake decorations wholesale business.

Apart from looking after the financials of his own businesses, Paul has extensive community and sporting club background, including Treasurer of a number of organisations, one of which was a national community organisation with over five thousand members.

Paul is keen to assist in promoting the Yarra Valley to continue the exciting growth he has witnessed over the last fifteen years since moving to Healesville.