Rockstar Dog Training Services
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Micaela Frank speaks “dog.” She is sharply attuned not just to what dogs communicate vocally, but what they say with their bodies, their ears and their faces. She is endlessly patient and creative in designing positive strategies to address challenging behaviors, and she brings an energy and enthusiasm to her work that is absolutely contagious.…
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Is Your Dog “Stubborn?”
Have you ever cued your dog to do a behavior and they didn’t do it? Sure, that’s happened to all of us. It’s important to look a bit deeper into what’s going on before assigning a label to your dog, like “stubborn” or “disobedient.” Let’s look at some common reasons a dog may not respond to a cue: 1.They don’t really know it: It may be that they have not practiced the behavior in enough scenarios to have reached proficiency. It’s important to be aware of the “3 D’s” of dog training: distance, duration, and distraction. If you teach your dog to sit in the kitchen for two seconds when all else is quiet in the house and you are very close to them, that doesn’t mean they know how to
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Did you just rescue or adopt a dog? Thank you for adopting. We specialize in helping adopters integrate their new dog into their home. Rely on our extensive experience with shelter dogs to help you prevent problems before they start and have a smooth transition with your new family member.
Hi, I’m Micaela!
I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed. I received this certification from the CCPDT. I am also a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. I specialize in on-leash reactivity as well as fearful dog behavior, but I enjoy working with dogs of all types.