Listen to the Wolfdog Radio broadcast, with special guest, Linda Michaels, MA Psychology, and learn how to use the principles of Positive Reinforcement/ForceFree training to help develop a trusting, working relationship with your wolfdog. Linda outlines the techniques of Reward-based Training and Benevolent Leadership that you can use to get more of the behavior that you want, and less of the behavior that you don’t want. Find out how you can ameliorate some of the most common behavior issues with your beloved wolfdog. Learn to communicate with your wolfdog in a language he/she can understand through signals and manipulating resources. Discover the importance of ultra-early socialization and how to prevent and decrease fearfulness/shyness. Examine the differences between reward-based and dominance methods. During the second half of the show Linda was asked questions from listeners — firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT LINDA MICHAELS, DEL MAR DOG TRAINER:
Linda Michaels, MA Psychology is a long-time practitioner of the Positive Reinforcement method of training. She helps puppies and dogs of all temperaments, ages and personalities. She believes that communication is the foundation for happy pet parenting and happy, well-behaved dogs. Linda trains all dogs, from teacup Chihuahuas to Wolfdogs and serves as a behavior advisor for WolfEducationProject.org.
Linda holds a Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology from San Diego State University with research experience in Behavioral Neurobiology, as well as a host of professional dog training credentials, plus 13 years and many thousands of hours of hands-on training and behavioral consulting experience. Linda’s advanced studies in associative and operant learning, as well as her extensive background working with pure breeds and rescue dogs, has culminated in the latest science-based training, generously sprinkled with lots of love.
Linda works with some of the most difficult behavioral cases in her private practice. Her ethics and methods are firmly rooted in the humane treatment of companion animals. She regularly attends dog training conferences to keep abreast of the latest scientific behavior modification and methodology advances in her field. She has volunteered her training services with the San Diego Humane Society for many years and still does pro bono work for select groups.
Linda Michaels, M.A. Psychology — Del Mar Dog Trainer
A Top Ten Rated U.S. Dog Trainer
Creator of the Hierarchy of Dog Needs
San Diego, California
Visit Linda’s website: www.dogpsychologistoncall.com
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Linda Michaels, “Dog Psychologist,” M.A./Psychology a Top Ten Rated U.S. Dog Trainer — Del Mar Dog Training, may be reached at 858.259.9663 (WOOF) or by email: LindaMichaelsPositively@gmail.com for private manners/obedience instruction and behavioral consultations near Del Mar and the San Diego Coast. Please visit us at DogPsychologistOnCall.com Linda is the creator of the Hierarchy of Dog Needs. All rights reserved