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What to do (and not to do) about your dog’s problem barking

Monday, Jun 29th, 2020 | By Dr. Marty Becker

A reader asked about her dog’s problem barking, and how her husband was making the problem worse. Since I’m better at talking the talk than walking the walk on barking, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, tackled this one. Here’s her barking great advice! Q: One of our dogs always barks and growls when he sees […]

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Proud father alert: Training livestreams with Mikkel Becker

Friday, Jun 26th, 2020 | By Dr. Marty Becker

My daughter is a phenomenal trainer. Her credentials intimidate even me: Mikkel Becker KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CTCr, Fear Free Certified. If you missed her two most recent livestreams, I’ve captured them here. The first is her guest appearance on DOGTV, discussing sensory enrichment for dogs: The next was her Fear Free Friday guest […]

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When your puppy’s house training goes in reverse

Tuesday, Apr 14th, 2020 | By Dr. Marty Becker

What happens when you have a setback while house training your puppy? As always, I turned to my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, to help a reader out! Q: I’ve had a miniature poodle puppy since he was 9 weeks old. He is now almost 14 weeks old. Because it was so cold when I first […]

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‘Superhero’ trainer positively solves pet problems

Wednesday, Jul 3rd, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Of course this is partly a proud father moment. My daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, is being featured by Barcroft Animals as she helps dogs and a pet pig with behavior challenges using reward-based methods. But it’s more than just a proud father moment. Mikkel is the Chief Trainer for Fear Free, and her strength, compassion, […]

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Video: The right and wrong way to pet a dog

Thursday, Mar 14th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dogs have personal “bubbles” just like people do. They also have specific ways they do and don’t like to be petted. In the final video in her training series with our friends at Bissell, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, discusses and demonstrates the good and the bad of petting. This video, like a couple of […]

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