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We're beyond impressed with Mattison's expertise. Her dog training methods are effective and humane. She's a master at communicating with pets, and our dog’s progress is unbelievable. A fantastic trainer! 
- Elena 

Mattison is a remarkable dog and bird trainer! Her methods are effective, and our dog is now a model of obedience. Our parrot's new tricks are delightful. She's a true professional with a magical touch! 
- Fiona 

Mattison's pet education for kids is fantastic! My children learned valuable lessons while having fun. She's a wonderful teacher and a blessing for animal lovers. 
- Isabella 

Mattison's certification as a dog and animal trainer speaks volumes about her dedication. Her passion for animals shines through in every session. Highly recommended! 
- Anastasia 

Mattison is a true magician in the realm of pet training! She turned our mischievous pup into a well-mannered angel and her bird training skills are awe-inspiring. Every session with her is not just productive but a delightful experience. Her dedication to her craft is unmatched, and we're grateful for the positive impact she's had on our furry and feathered friends. 


- Eva 

Mattison is truly talented! She is very professional, personal, caring, detailed, and great with her animals and her "human" clients :) Mattison's level of service is impeccable. She's flexible with scheduling and always motivated by the bottom line - create a better life for the dog and the owner/handler. We adopted Coco, a 3yr old lab mix to join our family and our 11yr old Labradoodle, Charly, where she had high anxiety around other dogs on walks. Mattie helped not just Coco, but also Charly in learning command words with e-collars and how to be a team together with our family. Mattie has patience and educated the family in group and individual lessons with the dog(s) so that consistency develops - makes for happy dog families! Thanks Mattie!!!

-Andrea

We sent our adorable but very mischievous six month old Sheepadoodle, Lola, to board and train with Mattison at Heel LLC. for two weeks while we were away on vacation. From the moment we left, we missed her, but any concerns we had were quelled by Mattison’s detailed daily email updates chronicling their activities, progress, videos, and assurance of Lola’s well-being. We looked forward to them every single day. We have a highly energetic, confident (i.e. pushy), slightly stubborn pup on our hands and we hoped she wouldn’t test Mattison‘s patience and while she (Lola) had a couple of unstellar days, Mattison didn’t miss a beat in her upbeat attitude, game plan, and certainty that Lola would prevail. Waking up to Mattison’s updates was the highlight of each morning and so it was for 14 days. The day Lola came back home we couldn’t believe our eyes. We received our same precious puppy who was now ten times better. Not only was Lola responsive to commands like “come”, “place”, “let’s go”, and heel”, her frenetic, out-of-control energy somehow morphed into composure, focus, and a desire to please (hot dogs help). I can’t sing Mattison’s praises enough. She is calm, patient, keen, and really knows what she’s doing. If you want peace of mind knowing your four-legger is with a high quality professional, receiving gentle care, and is working towards measurable results Heel LLC is the way to go.


-Gary and Fawn

Absolutely love how she kept us updated on my baby-girl every day! She uploaded pictures & sent us daily emails. When we went to go see Myla, she was doing amazing at what she had been learning. The videos that were uploaded showed a lot of progress throughout the days. The 2 week board n train was well worth what she now knows now and how good she's getting at it!

-Yatzari

​5 bajillion stars out of 5
Mattison is a true teacher! Mattison helped train my angry ball of fluff to become a more accepting, social little girl. I have learned how to better care for and feed my Minnie. Most importantly, she has taught me that to understand my dog instead of just making them listen, grows a vastly more meaningful relationship.


-Alessandra 

Mattison is a fantastic trainer and dog sitter! We leave our dog Zoe with her frequently. Mattison has worked with Zoe on specific training issues which has been a HUGE help! When we leave our dog with Mattison, we know she'll be well-cared for. Mattison also does a great job on keeping us updated with photos and Snapchats of Zoe while we're away. I would highly recommend Mattison if you are looking for someone you can trust.


-Jacki

I recommend Mattison to everyone :) She's very patient and loving with fur babies!!!


-Sandra

Mattison was a great dog sitter! She met us at the park for a meet and greet in advance and took good care of the girls while she had them, even though it sounds like my girls kept her on her toes (sorry Mattison)!


-Nicole

Mattison was great! She had a fenced yard, a playful dog, and was very accommodating. She was very responsive and took great care of Leila.


-David

I was at my wit's end with my mischievous pup until Mattison stepped in. Her patience, combined with her expertise, turned my rowdy dog into a well-mannered companion. The transformation is astounding, and I owe it all to Mattison's incredible dog training skills. 

- Rafael Rodriguez

Mattison's approach to dog training is like tailoring a suit – she crafts it perfectly to fit each dog's needs. The results are just as tailored – my dog's behavior has improved significantly, and I couldn't be happier. If you're seeking exceptional training that's as unique as your dog, Mattison is the answer. 


- Alessandro Rossi 

What sets Mattison apart is her innovative approach to dog training. She doesn't settle for the conventional; she adapts and creates techniques that cater to the specific needs of each dog. My dog's progress has been nothing short of outstanding, and I credit Mattison's creativity for that. 

- Liam

Mattison has an innate ability to understand dogs on a different level. It's like she speaks their language. Her training techniques go beyond commands – they encompass empathy and respect, resulting in a stronger bond between me and my furry companion. She's a true dog whisperer! 


- Mia

Mattison's tailored training approach is like finding the perfect perch for my bird's growth. Her individualized techniques have led to exceptional progress in my feathered friend's behavior and skills. It's evident that she invests time and care into each bird she trains, and the results speak for themselves.

- Alexander

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