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About Us

  Elizabeth (Liz) Larson
Owner


Liz is a graduate of dogTEC's exclusive program, where she was certified as a professional dog walker.  She is also a member of SF Dog, Association of Pet Dog Trainers and Pro Dog SF.  She is certified in the American Red Cross and Pet Tech in Pet First Aid and CPR. She continually updates her knowledge of dog behavior and training by participating in workshops, seminars, and reading.

Awesome Pawsome was founded in October, 2007 to offer personalized services to fulfill the needs of dogs and their guardians, and is a fully licensed, certified, and insured San Francisco business.

     
  Patrick Byers
Facilities Manager


Patrick is a Bay Area native that has been with Awesome Pawsome since 2009, boarding, walking, and caring for dogs. He also stays up to date with current dog training methods through seminars, books, and videos. He is a permitted, licensed, and insured professional dog walker, and is Pet First Aid and CPR certified.

     

 
Dan Byers
Operations Manager


Dan is, not coincidentally, also a Bay Area native. He is a graduate of dogTEC's program, a certified professional dog walker, and member of SF Dog, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and Pro Dog SF.  He is certified in the American Red Cross and Pet Tech in Pet First Aid and CPR.



 
     

  Abbie Ackerman
Walker


Abbie is a San Francisco native with over 10 years experience owning her own pet sitting business. She trained bomb-sniffing Sheperds during her military service, and likes to stay up to date with current dog training methods through seminars, books, and videos. She is a permitted, licensed, and insured professional dog walker, and is Pet First Aid and CPR certified.



     

  Aaron James
Walker


Aaron is a transplant from the Midwest, with prior experience in pet sitting and Doggie Day Care. Aaron is also a permitted, licensed, and insured professional dog walker, and is Pet First Aid and CPR certified. He keeps his dog training knowledge current with seminars, books, and videos.