A minimum of 2 participants and maximum of 6 participants are required to conduct a group class
The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen program is the gold standard of behavior for dogs in our communities. Almost one million dogs, both purebred and mixed breed, have participated in the program since it began in 1989.
Canine Good Citizen is part of the AKC Family Dog Program and many dog owners choose CGC as their first step in training their dogs. It also provides a great foundation for getting started in dog sports.
Duration: 6 weeks | $350 per dog
The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class.
When you complete a basic training class (taught by an AKC Approved CGC Evaluator) with your puppy (up to 1 year old) your puppy is eligible to be enrolled in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. (Basic Training Classes: puppy training packages, doggy day care in Playa Vista, Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, and surrounding beach cities)
Duration: 6 weeks | $350 per dog
Once your dog passes the CGC test
Once your dog passes the CGC test, you’ll be able to select one of these two choices:
Prerequisite: 5 months-1 year
General Obedience Training begins with Teaching your pup manners. This course will teach your dog basic manners using hand signals, voice commands, and non verbal cues. Voice commands include the 7 Common Commands: Sit, Down, Stay, Come, No, Leave it, and Wait
Master the walk to create a balanced relationship with your pup. Your furbie will learn to consistently heel by your side on walks. You will receive recommendations for the right tools to discourage your dog from pulling on leash, so you will enjoy walks With your pup.
Does your puppy bark uncontrollably? Have you have tried everything to stop the barking but nothing seems to work? If so, we’ve got the solution to that problem. You’ll be satisfied to know your dog will be 100% guaranteed to stop barking with our scientifically based & relationship & leadership based methods.
Prerequisite: 1 year old and up
Your dog is ready to learn off leash commands! With patience and persistence, you’ll be able to train your pup to maintain their skills on leash and he/she will learn new ones off leash.
Enriching activities like agility will help your pup to unleash his/her mental & physical needs.
Your pup will get their exercise, socialization, and mental stimulation needs met when participating in these enrichment activities!
Classes offered for dogs of all ages & abilities
Curb your dog’s undesirable behavior now!
Enroll in an hourly session or purchase our
3 Day Behavior Modification Package at a better value! We use different training methods to modify your dog’s undesirable behavior including, positive punishment & negative reinforcement techniques. Your dog is guaranteed to change it’s undesirable behaviors after completing 3 sessions with us!
Your dog is guaranteed to curb it’s undesirable behaviors if you follow through with the recommendations we teach you!
Meru & Quinn Sit-Stay dog training with Distractions during doggie daycare 1305 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
Animal Behavior College Dog Trainer
ABC Mentor Trainer
Certified Petco Dog Trainer
Pet First Aid & CPR Certified
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Trainer
AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
Go to: www.AKC.org for more information
Theresa is an Alumni graduate of Animal Behavior College in Los Angeles, California.
Theresa's undergraduate education and credentials as a Recreation Therapist overlaps into her current career to help her effectively train and teach both owner and dog. She finishes every session on a positive note to keep training fun and exciting. Her past experience includes 14+ years working with dogs in various capacities. Theresa has been a volunteer team member and Foster Pet Parent for several dog rescues including the ASPCA, SPCA, the Lange Foundation, Best Friends Animal Society, LOEM (League of Extraordinary Mutts), and Vanderpump Dog Rescue in Los Angeles.
Theresa has been training dogs for 5 years and has completed over 1,000 hours of training.
Theresa's main priority is: Safety First!
Not only does she provide safe private dog training practices, daycare with training, and puppy training sessions, she also offers multiple training packages to suit your needs.
Pet Concierge Director
Animal Behavior Specialist
Animal Behavior Mentor Trainer
Brad has been training dogs for almost 5 years and has completed over 600 hours of training.
When you enroll in one of our training packages, Bradford shows you how to communicate best with your pets through your pet's nose, eyes, and ears. He uses Relationship Based Training most often.
His MOTO is:
Attitude is Everything...Pick a Good One!
Training sessions primarily take place in West Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, and Manhattan Beach.
Cathalina has 10+ years of experience managing projects in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Her previous work centered around engineering education. Her Bachelor of Science is from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Master's is from Cal State Long Beach.
She is a proud owner of a cat from a rescue and loves all animals. She is a champion of adopting and training/caring for pets.