Our Team

Certified M&A Professional (CM&AP)

Master M&A Intermediary (MM&AI)

Accredited Business Intermediary

Licensed Real Estate Broker


CEO & PrincIPAL Broker

Teija Heikkilä founded PET-VET (formerly National Kennel Sales & Appraisals) in 2007 after eighteen years of being an owner-operator of full service pet care facilities.  She has personally owned, operated and sold several pet care facilities giving her the invaluable skills to intrinsically understand pet industry business owners and their goals when structuring a confidential sale.

Teija is a highly accredited professional having been awarded Certified M&A Professional (CM&AP) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designations along with being a Licensed Real Estate Broker in over twenty states.

Teija has been recognized for her accomplishments by several national organizations, including Business Woman of the Year by National Association of Professional Women and Industry Expert by Business Brokerage Press; she is also an active member of Women Presidents Organization, International Business Brokers Association and American Business Broker Association.

A native of Finland, Teija has lived in the US for over thirty years.  On her off time, Teija loves to spend time with her dogs (Hairless Chinese Cresteds, Whippet, Mini Bull Terrier and a Great Pyrenees) and two Friesian horses trail riding in the beautiful Colorado mountains, deep sea diving in the Caribbean or overall enjoying traveling.