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Pawsability was above and beyond anything I could have imagined! I have a new rescue dog and I wanted to make sure she stayed in our home when we went away. We also wanted to start her off on some basic training so we hired Pawsability to come and take care of Sky. We had a meet and greet at my house and Theresa spent a good hour explaining her services and even giving us tips to help us w our new rescue. During the stay they took sky on the daily trips they do as part of the community daycare program and Sky got to be socialized and have "on the job" training with other dogs and new people. We were sent texts, videos and photos frequently with wonderful updates about sky's progress. My house was left beautifully and Theresa even washed the sheets and towels she used. She left a report and set up our final training session that was included in our board and train fee. Oh and the fee was extremely reasonable. When we returned home Our dog was happy, healthy and had learned the beginnings of obedience training. I couldn't be happier and highly recommend this service. We will definitely enroll Sky in their daycare as well.Mar 21, 2017VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Hi Sammantha! Thank you so much for your generous review! We are thrilled that you want to enroll Sky in our daycare program! We would love to have her be a part of the fun! Talk soon.
Theresa and Brad are GREAT!! I was a desperate new puppy owner who had to go back to work but couldn’t leave my little guy home alone, I couldn’t even leave the room without him! They worked with my schedule and needs to look after Gibsen all day and accomplish all the training he needed to get a great routine down. They socialized him when he wasn’t able to be around dogs. I am most appreciative of the 24/7 assistance and responsiveness to any and questions when they weren’t around, and product recommendations. I will definitely use them again for training needs!!May 10, 2019VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Thank you for your review Julia. We love Gibsen and look forward to seeing him again soon!
Theresa and Brad are absolutely the best! In just a few sessions My dog Missy (a 9 year old pit very set in her ways) was a a completely different well trained dog! Because the training went so well, I enrolled her in Santa Monica Paws Doggy Daycare and it's amazing!! Thank you Santa Monica Paws for being amazing, trustworthy and just all around THE BEST!!Jun 25, 2018VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Thank you Jessica for your wonderful review. We are so happy we met you and Missy and are always here for you to help whenever you need us.
Highly recommend! Theresa and Brad are basically Cesar Milan. In 15 minutes, they solved a problem we had been dealing with for over a year! Our 3-year-old, 50 lb greyhound/beagle/boxer mix was terrified of skateboards and would lunge and bark uncontrollably when she saw one. Within 15 minutes of getting to the Venice Beach Skatepark with Theresa and Brad, our pup was surrounded by skateboards and not making a peep! We can't thank them enoughJul 24, 2018Verified
Theresa was fantastic! By the end of our consultation, she had armed us with leadership exercises, taught us how to get our newly adopted shelter pup to enjoy his crate, and respect our boundaries while we eat. She recommended videos and other tools to help us be the best dog owners we can be. If this is what we got from a simple consultation, we will definitely hire her for full-on training!Aug 5, 2018VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Hello Michelle! Thank you for such a honest review! I'm glad I could help you. I'm looking forward to doing more training with you soon.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I offer competitive pricing as a result of my education, expertise, and earned credentials
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We conduct a First time Training Evaluation and then proceed with training. To book a training session, you can book one on our website or call me personally. See Contact information above.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?2015 Alumni Graduate of Animal Behavior College and Syracuse University. Certified American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Trainer. Pet First Aid & CPR Certified by Animal Behavior College. Currently a Certified Dog/Animal Trainer, yet practiced as a Certified Recreation Therapist for 20 years where I have an extensive psychology background and a thorough education and real life experience conducting clinical trials and Cognitive Behavior Therapy Treatments on humans and Dogs.