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An Elite Pet Concierge





Counter-Conditioning dog training exercises to modify your dog(s) /cat(s) undesirable behavior(s). 

Training takes place in the comfort of your own home, or during our community dog daycare program. 

Daycare dogs will benefit from training in multiple locations including Playa Vista, Santa Monica, and Marina del Rey.

Individual Quotes will vary depending on your situation and what type of behavior modification is required.


Posing with Charlie during a pet sitting weekend in Marina Del Rey.

Your pets will become a member of our family and we will include them in all our daily activities upon your request.

We offer board and train services for puppies and adult dogs while you are away.  Call to find out more and to ask for a quote. 

Our dog walking & pet services are comprehensive and we provide them in many locations all throughout Los Angeles, and primarily in places like Playa Vista, Santa Monica, and Marina del Rey.


SMP pack on the Venice boardwalk during doggie community daycare

Customized & Specialized Program

10 Day Intensive Training Program 

*This small structured program is recommended for puppies & adult dogs who need daily exercise and enrichment activities (mental & physical stimulation) to facilitate, balance, & enhance their growth & development. 


  • Temperament Evaluation & Behavior Assessment 
  • minimum of 1 hour of training with our team required prior to acceptance into this program

*Your dog(s) must pass our rigorous treatment test before he/she can be enrolled in this specialized 10 Day treatment program.  Max Capacity: 10 

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We travel to your home to provide our dog training pet services. You must live in Los Angeles.  If you live outside Los Angeles, or if you live in Los Angeles, but are outside of our service areas, we can offer you the same quality of service with remote training on Facetime or Skype. 

*We primarily service Playa Vista, Santa Monica, Venice, Mar Vista, West Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, Manhattan Beach, Playa Del Rey, and Marina del Rey

*Pickup & drop off service is included in daycare pricing within a 10 mile radius of area code 90293



Talk & Text: (310) 488-1232 Office Voice Mail: (424) 272-1036

Fall Business Hours


By Appointment

We remain open during most holidays and by appointment only. 

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone that jeopardizes our safety and those who breach our terms & conditions.

About Us

Who we are and what we offer...

  • Simply said, we are an elite "Pet Concierge" 
  • We are a small group of Certified Pet Professionals who provide unique comprehensive dog training programs, community daycare, and an array of pet sitting services for your pets in areas within a 5 mile radius of Playa Vista, Santa Monica, and Marina del Rey
  • Our main focus is to provide you with high quality services that keep you and your pets satisfied.  
  • We offer Pet Sitting, Dog Behavior Training, OnDemand Dog Walking, Light Grooming, Medication Administration, Pick-up and Drop off Taxi, and In-Home Dog Boarding
  • We use qualified Dog and Cat Behavior Trainers & Cognitive Behavior Therapists when providing all our pet services. 
  • We call ourselves "Pet Owner Educators" and "Canine and Feline Coaches"
  • Our main role is to change how people communicate and interact with their pets.  This is the best way to build trust and communication between canine, feline, and human.   
  • We have a Love for Helping People.   Not only do we get great results working with dogs, cats, and their owners, we also have a great time building close loyal relationships with families.  

What Training Methods do we use?

When we are dog training, we mainly focus on using relationship building and positive rewards based training.  

We combine some methods to enhance each participant's skills to set them up for sucess! 

We are aware of the fact that not all of our pet services are suitible for everyone.  

Here are a few more methods that we use when working with your pets.  Click on each to learn more.

*We have been educated and trained on how to apply many different Methods & Techniques but each case is different and therefore, not all methods are used with every client.  It always depends on the situation and whether we are providing private in-home services or public daycare with training services.

We practice our training in various spots, yet most of our training is held within a 5-10 mile radius of Playa Vista, Santa Monica, and Marina del Rey

What sets us apart from others?

  • Our Community Daycare with Training Program is what distinguishes Santa Monica Paws from other dog training programs and pet services in Playa Vista, Santa Monica, Venice, Mar Vista, and Marina del Rey