Butlers is a full service pet care company
based right here in Port Hueneme. Sharon
Morris started the company fulfilling her dream and love of dogs two years ago. Sharon’s love and talent combined make her a true leader in the world of Pet Trainers.
As a life long animal lover Sharon started her career riding, training,
and caring for retired, injured and broken down thoroughbred race track horses no longer able to withstand the rigors of the
moving to Port Hueneme ten years ago
Sharon began to focus on another passion
of hers photography. She began a greeting card company that focused strictly on pet photography. She is now a professional
photographer with a home based studio and has been published in several newspapers and magazines including the September 11th
Expo in New York City.
me it was a natural progression”, says Sharon. I saw a great need to help the owners train the dogs they brought to me to photograph. Many had little or no social
skills, frustration due to lack of exercise and craved attention. It occurred to me that most of these behaviors developed
when dogs were left at home all day while their owners were at work. In some cases it was simply lack of information given
to the owners as to how they could fix some common problems.” I saw two basic solutions. First a dog needs to get out,
play and socialize and second give a dog a job. They love to work and please. We let some of our pack carry back packs. They
then began Pet Butlers by herself walking dogs, pet sitting, and training. It quickly became a passion to help many of these
“Latch Key” dogs. Soon the phone started ringing and the Pet Butler dream caught on. It’s not unusual to see us walking a huge pack of dogs out and about town at
the park, beach path, shopping centers and at Wendy’s on Wednesday. Going to Wendy’s is a big hit with the pack.
They all sit patiently waiting for their French fry while greeting passer bys.If you see them don’t by surprised if
you get a hug and a kiss.
Training is on Saturdays and is now endorsed by
the city of Port Hueneme. Sharon’s method of training called positive reinforcement
has been very successful even with the difficult cases. Owners love to see the transformation in their dogs. The Pet Butlers motto is “Expect The Royal Treatment”
and that’s exactly what our customers receive.
Sharon has plans to expand Pet Butlers and hopes to eventually open a day care center where dogs will have
a safe environment to play and train with classes ranging from Basic Obedience to Advanced with fun classes like Agility and
The Pet Butlers staff has now grown to six assistant trainers that help with our Monday-Friday noon pack walks and training classes. "My staff loves