Meet the Author: Linda Michaels

It’s not merely adopting a dog, but opening your home and your heart in inviting a companion into your world.

You are creating a home for an otherwise homeless and abandoned animal.

You commit to ensuring to his or her welfare through meeting your dog’s needs.

You do this because you assume the role of becoming a pet parent.

As a pet parent, the loving bond begins as soon as your companion enters into your guardianship and you intentionally build trust with kindness right from the start.

Create a nurturing space so your dog can thrive will the keys for your love to blossom.

Gain a deeper awareness of pet parenting and understanding how stepping into this role is more than just training what you want your dog to do.

Come on by for an interview with the trailblazer herself, Linda Michaels MA on Saturday, 10 September at 10am PDT!

You for sure don’t want to miss this!

Published by houndbiz

Katherine Porter is a force free, reward based dog behavior advisor and consultant serving clients and their companion dogs worldwide. Her calm and gentle approach in coaching clients in effectively communicating what they want to their dog blends her MSW background into her dog training and behavior practice. Katherine was a behavior consultant for Heeling Hounds after graduation. She opened Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC when the military relocated her family to Fort Sill, OK in 2015. During this time, she volunteered with Rainbow Bridge Can Wait where she provided post adoption consultations to new pet parents. She also developed and implemented tailored behavior modification plans for highly reactive dogs residing at the shelter. She also provided educational programs to military children through interactive workshops at the Fort Sill School Age Center. In 2017, Katherine relocated Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC to Germany. She served the Armed Forces communities in Bavaria. She continued coaching and advising her clients in addressing their companion dog’s fearful and reactive behavioral issues. Katherine takes a Do No Harm approach first and foremost in providing behavioral plans. She is committed in serving clients with gentle and modern science approaches in modifying behavioral concerns such as reactivity, aggression, separation anxiety and fear based responses. Katherine is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is focused on integrating a holistic and modern approach in addressing her client’s pet companion reactive behavior issues.

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