About Us

How We Got Our Start

As one of the leading local businesses in the San Francisco area, we attribute our reputation to the lasting customer relationships we’ve developed throughout the years. We believe that all of our customers deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing just that. 

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Tara Atkinson

Tara is a graduate of the Thank Dog! Bootcamp Academy in 2011 & in
2014, of the Canine Trade Group, a school for Professional Dog Trainers,
specializing in Canine Psychology and Behaviourisms. She has countless
hours of hands-on training within Canada and the U.S.A. working on
behalf of both companies, as well as her own, Thank Dog! Bootcamp
Canada. A personable, calm personality & disposition, compliment her
knowledgeable skillsets, which have developed into endless amounts of
training success stories. Some associative training work has been
recognized in national publications and local television shows, such as
Breakfast Television (Toronto), E Talk Daily, Readers Digest, Chatelaine
and CBC Canada to name a few.
Tara avidly pursues continuing education and professional development
by attending tradeshows, seminars, videos, reading current literature,
and having a referral network of trainers, vets, and other dog-related
professionals & friends in the industry. When she’s not wearing her
trainer's hat, you’ll find Tara actively supporting the local canine rescues
or service programs events in her community.  She keeps fit by Personal
Training, Thank Dog! Bootcamp, & also enjoys the outdoors hiking with
her Australian Shepherd “Hero” who is also her training partner & best

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