Dog Day Afternoon
Dog Day Afternoon
About Dog Day Afternoon
Dog Day Afternoon specializes in top notch dog training and exceptional pet care services. Brigitte Bard, dog trainer and animal lover believes every dog should have his and her day and have it often, so Brigitte ensures a fun, safe and enjoyable experience at dog parks, on trail hikes and during beach outings she organizes for dog walking and dog boarding clients. Unique to Dog Day Afternoon is incorporating dog training during daily group outings for dogs also in private training with Brigitte. It's like sending your dog off to a really fun school during the day. Brigitte takes pups out for exercise, socialization and play and reinforces the skills dogs have learned in private training; an excellent way to advance your pup's abilities quickly during the week while you are unable to. Having a background in holistic animal nutrition, Brigitte is also able to guide clients to a more holistic healthy diet for their pets helping to clear up or avoid skin issues and allergies.
What differentiates us
What makes Brigitte Bard stand out from other pet care professionals is that she is a dog trainer with extensive knowledge in animal behavior, holistic nutrition and natural healing. Because of her knowledge and experience as a dog trainer, Brigitte is able to offer clients the security and peace of mind that their dogs are in the care of someone who will make sure undesirable habits do not develop while encouraging good behaviors and listening skills. Brigitte also offers clients dog training during outings when requested helping to supplement private training by reinforcing the training dogs have been learning. Brigitte utilizes group situations to help with socialization and confidence. Sending your dog on walks and outings with Brigitte is like sending your dog off to a really fun school during the day.
How we were trained
Brigitte studied animal behavior, dog training & animal nutrition shadowing dog trainers, reading tons of books & spending an intensive month in Colorado studying under Professional dog trainers Doug & Elizabeth Simpson of Tenderfoot Training.
Why we love what we do
Brigitte loves being a dog trainer and pet professional because not only does she get to spend her days (and nights) with dogs, she get to help make their lives as enjoyable and positive as possible as well as help to improve their relationships with their people. She has been able to combine her passions, skills and knowledge into a career that she loves.
Yelp Reviews (11)
We saw a difference in our 2 dogs after 1 session. We rescued our 2 pups - Mom (chihuahua) and son (chihuahua/jack russell mix). We learned basic... read more
I am in Santa Monica for 1 month and was having a problem with my dog constantly barking. I looked up dog trainers and chose Brigitte. I was nervou... read more
Brigette Bard is the best dig trainer I have worked with. I highly reccommend her. Brigette really knows how to connect with the animal. After 2 pr... read more