Our Power Team!

National Kennel Sales & Appraisals is the exclusive commercial real estate and business brokerage for the Pet Care Industry.    We assist owners of pet care facilities, dog daycares, boarding kennels and pet resorts with the complex process of selling their business by using our proven, systematic approach.  Our expert, team is highly competent in all aspects of the sales cycle from listing to marketing to negotiations to financing and finally, the closing process.  We have resources in place that minimize the time, and emotional energy, a facility owner has to spend on their exit plan and we simply 'get it done'.  

Whether your reasons for exiting the business are to savor financial rewards, spend time with family or just enjoy some freedom to pursue other interests, we will make that goal a reality.  We intrinsically understand that selling a business you've spent years building and nurturing, is about more than the money, and take a personalized approach to each transaction.  To learn more about the specific steps involved in selling you pet care business, and what you can expect from our power team, please click here.

The entire power team at National Kennel Sales & Appraisals is highly educated in how to value, market and sell pet industry businesses.  Our broker, Teija Heikkila, has over 25 years of experience in this industry and is well versed in the variety of business models that operators use to care for consumers' pets. We have a respected, and valued, relationship with Wells Fargo SBA Lending enabling us to obtain financing; this relationship with a lender who understands the industry enables us to secure financing for buyers allowing sellers to demand optimal price.

In today's market, there is simply no substitute for a specialty broker. Whether you are aiming to sell or buy a facility, an expert can spell the difference between a successful transaction and an unsuccessful one. We are here to provide you with the professionalism and integrity needed to ensure that you feel secure in what can be one of the biggest decisions of your life.

In addition to listing and selling high quality pet care facilities across the US, we provide business valuation services, please click here for more information.

For buyers looking to enter the booming pet care industry, we can present our listings to you as well as represent you if another broker has a listing you're interested in.  Please click here to learn what we can do for you!


Nikki  Halladay
Transaction CoordinatorSpecializing in Commercial
Nikki Halladay started her career in real estate over 12 years ago. After a short stint in the front lines of real estate, she found that her passion and skill set are better suited as a support and behind the scenes pr... Read More
Phone: 970-773.5162
Teija Heikkil√§
Principal BrokerSpecializing in Commercial
Teija Heikkilä founded National Kennel Sales & Appraisals in 2007 after 18 years of being an owner-operator of full service pet care facilities (boarding, daycare, grooming, training, self wash, retail). Having owned, ... Read More
Phone: 1.877.690.3647
Jessica Mace
Administrative Assistant
A recent addition to the team, Jessica brings her years of experience in the administration field, she excels at research and loves spreadsheets. Originally from California, Jessica has lived in Colorado most of her lif... Read More
Phone: 877-690-3647
Kelsey Sharpe
Sales ConsultantSpecializing in Commercial
Kelsey Sharpe is excited to talk about pet care properties, real estate markets and real estate trends! The previous 15 years as a commercial real estate broker she has handled a wide variety of commercial property sale... Read More
Phone: 970-773-5161
Katrina Stein
Documentation Manager
Katrina Stein is one of our fabulous Broker Assistants. She has been involved in small business her whole career and loves working with buyers and sellers alike. Katrina works with Buyers as well as handles the myriad o... Read More
Phone: 970.773.5159

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