Briana Messerschmidt is the Community Outreach director, Student Services director, and Studio Trainer at Hollywood Paws. Briana has been an animal trainer for many years and has developed a passion for helping people through the wonders of animal training. Growing up on her farm in Thousand Oaks, CA, she had always enjoyed working with animals. As community outreach director, Briana is active in her community through organizing activities for students and trainers. Briana regularly schedules events with nursing homes, schools, etc. and takes students whose dogs have the right certifications to visit and spread their cheer.
As much as Briana loves to work with people she also enjoys training animals for the entertainment industry. She has many credits to her name including the Katie Couric Show, Harpers UK, Hunter Hayes music video, Lucky Jeans, Target, Fuze, The Bold and the Beautiful, Timber the Treasure Dog, Stealing Roses, Animal Planet, Petco, AT&T, and Manswers.
Unlike most studio rental companies, Hollywood Paws acquires most of its working animals from pet owners who want to see their dogs well trained and in action. Hollywood Paws assists all forms of production and has many credits to its name. Lastly, Hollywood Paws is fully licensed, insured, and permitted for all production needs.