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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Event: Thanksgiving Dog Day Celebration! Linda Michaels, M.A., — Del Mar Dog Training

VIDEO: Thanksgiving Dog Day Preview on KUSI!

Positive Pet Professionals sponsored by Linda Michaels, Del Mar dog trainer and Zoom Room, Encinitas invites you to Join Us for Thanksgiving Dog Day to find wonderful ways to thank your dog during the holiday season. Bring your dog!

Saturday, November 17, 2012
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Zoom Room, Encinitas
$10 Fundraiser for the FACE Foundation

Thanksgiving Dog Day

Linda Michaels, “Dog Psychologist” M.A. and Victoria Stilwell-licensed Del Mar dog trainer and speaker, can be reached at (858) 259-9663 or email: LindaMichaelsPositively@gmail.com  for private obedience instruction and behavioral consultations in or near Del Mar or the San Diego Coast.… Read more

Halloween Dog Party! Linda Michaels, M.A., — Del Mar Dog Training

Pupologie Presents the 2nd Annual Dia de los Perros
“Ask the Trainer”, Linda Michaels, M.A., Del Mar Dog Trainer
Thursday, October 25. 5-8pm Free Admission
Pet Fashions, Prizes, Costume Contest, Photo Booth, Music!

Linda Michaels, “Dog Psychologist” M.A. and Victoria Stilwell-licensed Del Mar dog trainer and speaker, can be reached at (858) 259-9663 or email: LindaMichaelsPositively@gmail.com  for private obedience instruction and behavioral consultations in or near Del Mar or the San Diego Coast. Visit us at DogPsychologistOnCall.com  … Read more

Chew This, Not That! Linda Michaels, M.A., — Del Mar Dog Training

UT San Diego, Scratch ‘n Sniff. By Linda Michaels, M.A., Del Mar Dog Trainer.

Dogs need “occupational therapy”. So says Dr. Ian Dunbar, DVM, Animal Behaviorist and puppy guru. If you don’t give your dog something to do, your dog will find something to do. Although dogs are genetically hard-wired to chew, some dogs like to chew more than others. You can help encourage your dog to be a happy, busy, life-long chewer who enjoys chewing appropriate items rather than your stuff. Habits develop early and quickly, so start your training on the first day home regardless of your dog’s age.… Read more

About

Linda Michaels, M.A. Psychology, Del Mar Dog Training, serves clients in Del Mar and San Diego County from La Jolla to Carlsbad, plus Rancho Santa Fe, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Linda Michaels was recently rated one of the top ten dog trainers in the United States, by Top Ten Magazine. Linda has a master’s degree in Experimental Psychology (Hons), and is the creator of the Hierarchy of Dog Needs™ (HDN). She focuses on the psychological aspects of dog behavior that often mirror human psychological conditions, such as: fear, separation/attachment disorders, and aggression toward humans and other dogs. She also teaches private, customized basic manners/obedience lessons for dogs of all ages and every breed.

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