About Us

OUR BACKGROUND

My name is Jason, principal owner and director of BuddyRiderDownUnder.com, the official Australian and New Zealand importer/ distributor for the 'Buddyrider' bicycle pet seat for dogs. As an entrepreneur, I'm always on the look out for new products that are well made, durable and highly functional. The Buddyrider fits the bill on all counts. Having a lifetime passion for cycling as well as a four year old Toy Poodle cross Shitsu now firmly entrenched in our family, the decision not only to purchase a BuddyRider for ourselves but also to enable other Australian and New Zealand friends, families, cyclists and dog owners to experience this amazing product was a no-brainer. I'm looking forward to this journey of meeting new people and can't wait to hear and share the experiences of other BuddyRider 'kindred spirits' who also have a passion for cycling and a love of dogs.

MY CREDENTIALS

You can check out my career credentials on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/jason-shaw

WHERE DO WE SELL THE BUDDYRIDER?

You can purchase your BuddyRider right here on-line. We ship directly from our Auckland warehouse to destinations throughout Australia and New Zealand. In time, you will also be able to order and pay for the BuddyRider in Pet Stores and Cycling shops and other related retail outlets.

WHO ARE OUR CUSTOMERS?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words....simply #buddyrider on Instagram, Twitter or Google+ and you'll see what we mean. If you really want to read a thousand words then check out our testimonials page. If you have any stories, photographs or video of your Buddyrider in action, we would love to hear from you. You can email us at hello@buddyriderdownunder.com

WEBSITE'S, EVENTS & OTHER STUFF

DOG FRIENDLY CAFE'S

Manuka Cafe, Devonport - www.manukarestaurant.co.nz/

DOG MINDING

The Pet Nanny (www.facebook.com/The-Pet-Nanny)

DOG HEALTH, NUTRITION & TREATS

Raw Essentials (www.rawessentials.co.nz/).

For a healthy dog with a great looking coat we keep our dog Pippa on a raw meat diet from Raw Essentials. Lyn and her staff always have a friendly smile and all the credentials to advise on health, nutrition and diet for your dog.

Friendly Pak (www.friendlypak.co.nz/).

Kevin from FriendlyPak is the master of sustainable eco-friendly packaging. From coffee cups to biodegradable doggie bags, if you run a cafe, hosting an event or simply want to pick up doggie poop, give Kevin a call.

DOG GROOMING

Abbot Dog Grooming, Birkenhead (www.abbotdoggrooming.co.nz/).

Craig brings a steady hand, consistency, attention to detail and a love of dogs to the business of dog grooming. With an excellent home set-up and a calm, caring demeanor, your pooch is in good hands.

PEOPLE WHOM HAVE HELPED US ON OUR JOURNEY

Richard Ng Photography (www.designerd22.com)

Need photography for a wedding, pet portrait, product, website or special event, Richard is your man. Richard is precise, diligent and loves his craft. We spent a great day out in Devonport along with Tamara and my dog Pippa, taking a few snaps for the BuddyRider Website. Check out his awesome collection of photos for love and for sale on 500px.com.

In8Media Limited (www.in8media.co.nz)

In8media is an 'experiental' coffee cup advertising company which I co-founded along with my business partner Richard Ng in 2013. Be sure to keep a look out for BuddyRider promotions and special offers when you buy takeaway coffee at one of the upcoming Pet Expos or your local cafe'

CHARITIES THAT WE SUPPORT


Dogwatch Christchurch
www.dogwatch.co.nz/

SPCA
www.spca.org.nz

Paw Justice
www.pawjustice.co.nz/

 

LandSar Search & Rescue Dogs

www.searchdogs.co.nz/

SAFE
www.safe.org.nz/Home/

Pet Rescue

www.petrescue.org.nz

Dog Rescue Dunedin

www.dogrescuedunedin.co.nz/

RSPCA Australia

www.rspca.org.au

Blind Foundations Guide Dogs Red Puppy Appeal

www.blindfoundation.org.nz

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

PAST EVENTS

Auckland Bike the Bridge

Devonport Dog Parade 2014

 Hobsonville Doggies Day Out

 


NEW ZEALAND

Auckland Pet & Animal Expo 2014

 

Wellington Pet Expo 2014 

Christchurch Pet Expo 2015 

Hamilton Pet Expo 2015

AUSTRALIA

Melborne Pet & Animal Expo, March 2015

Sydney Pet & Animal Expo, February 2016