World-Renowned Aggression Expert


Michael is an internationally sought after keynote speaker and presenter on the topic of dog aggression at numerous events, conferences, and universities worldwide.

He has mentored and presented to thousands of animal professionals in twelve different countries and has been a guest at every major dog training conference in the U.S. and Mexico including the APDT, IAABC, FDSA, Clicker Expo, Victoria Stilwell’s DBC, PPG, CICA, IACP, Owners of Dog Daycares, and The Aggression in Dogs Conferences.


Michael is fully Certified through the International  Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is one  of fewer than 300 CDBCs worldwide. 

He is the founder  of the Aggression in Dogs Master Course and currently  teaches trainers and behavior consultants in more than  25 countries how to work with aggression cases.

Respected Affiliations


Michael has been a featured guest for numerous media outlets including the New York Times, New York Post, SiriusXM Radio, Real Simple Magazine, Baltimore Sun, Fox News, WebMD, WTNH Channel 8, Business Insider, and Women’s Health.

He is referred to by countless veterinary professionals, rescue and shelter organizations, and behavior professionals from all over the world for working with aggression cases.

Expert advice

Featured in

Need an Expert Speaker? 
Book Michael.

Michael is available for in-person or online seminars, workshops, conferences, podcasts, media interviews, and television appearances.