Michelle Mullins is the owner and director of training at Honest To Dog® in Richmond, Virginia, USA. As an IAABC Certified Dog Behavior Consultant she offers private in-home pet training with a focus on evidence-based training and behavior modification for dogs with fear, aggression, and reactivity, basic training for puppies, and Fear-Free training of pets for veterinary and grooming procedures. In her work she collaborates closely with veterinary professionals to ensure her clients have a complete pet care team.
She has guest lectured at Ohio State University and the University of Tennessee and presents at a variety of training and veterinary conferences. Michelle has served on the board of directors for the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants) and is the current board president of the IAABC Foundation as well as mentoring IAABC courses. She is a content contributor to the Fear Free Animal Trainer Course, and both a Fear Free Certified Animal Trainer and Elite Certified.
Michelle’s animal training and behavior education includes Purdue University’s DOGS Course, University of Richmond’s Canine Logic and Advanced Canine Logic courses, Karen Pryor Academy’s Professional Trainer Course and Ken Ramirez’s Professional Animal Training Seminar. Michelle believes continuing to seek out advanced education in her field provides her clients, both human and canine, the highest quality services available.
All her work has the goal of developing long, enriching relationships between pets and their people. Michelle goals are to teach people to communicate with and train their pets while developing the skills they can apply to all future pets. Michelle is passionate about sharing continuing education in her field as it ultimately provides our clients, both human and canine, the highest quality services available.