Interview with dog trainer Michelle Mullins

Michelle Mullins


Midlothian, Virginia

What’s the best dog toy? A stuffable toy, like a Squirrel Dude.

What mistake do you see owners commonly make? Getting frustrated instead of communicating with the dog.

Advice for new owners? Be patient and find a positive-reinforcement trainer.

What’s the most important cue or command to teach your dog? Downstay.

website: Animal Behavior Resources Institute