Santa Monica Paws
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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.
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.
They were very knowledgeable about training and gave me a very good plan to start out with my dog. They were very accommodating to my busy schedule and arrived right on time. I would definetely recommend for all of your training needs.Feb 14, 2018VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Thank you for writing us a review.
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The trainers are knowledgeable and professional! They are teaching me to let be my dogs with structure and discipline!Mar 12, 2017VerifiedSanta Monica Paws's reply
Thank you Susan for your review! You will receive $20 OFF your next service from us.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We offer competitive pricing as a result of our education, expertise, and earned credentials. Currently we are giving FREE phone Consultations for your convenience. Our Packages are currently 10% OFF until May 30th, 2020.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We conduct a First time Training Evaluation ($250) or FREE Phone Consultation and then proceed with training once we've finalized which service is best for your pets needs. To book a training session, you can book one by emailing us or calling 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 and ProPet Hero. 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 Pet Therapy for Dogs.