Help for Aggressive Dogs

A Free Prep Course for Dog Owners

Living with a dog who barks, growls, and bites can be hard. It’s confusing. It’s scary. It can be heartbreaking. But there is help available. And, we are happy to offer this free course to get you started.


What's inside

Learn what aggression is and why not all aggressive behavior is the same.

See how to predict aggressive outbursts before they happen and when to intervene

Learn how to reduce the risk of aggressive events before training even begins.

Learn how positive reinforcement training can open a line of communication for you and your dog.

Explore the next steps for training that can change your dog’s life and give you peace-of-mind.

Meet Your Instructors

Michael Baugh

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Michael Baugh is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. He began his professional work with with families and their dogs in 1999. Michael graduated with honors from the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers and the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior. Michael has a degree in communications with a secondary concentration in psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans. He also studied community counseling at the Graduate School of John Carroll University.


Victoria Thibodeaux

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Victoria Thibodeaux is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. She is also a graduate of Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior as well at Dr. Susan Friedman’s renown Living and Learning with Animals program. Victoria is also a frequent student at Fenzi Dog Sports Academy. She is a supporting member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Victoria has been working with families and their dogs since 2014.

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Melissa T.

Michael is truly an amazing trainer and my dog loves him. That is major points in my book! Michael has made it easy to train with him remotely, if need be, over video chat like Zoom. It has been so incredibly helpful.


Dr. Lore Haug

As a board certified veterinary behaviorist I have experience working with trainers and behavior consultants across the nation. I have known Michael for several years now. I highly recommend him and feel no reservation referring pet owners to him for help with behavior problems.


  • We are recommended by veterinarians including board certified veterinary behaviorists. We are so grateful for their trust.
  • Our independent certifications are rigorous and and peer-reviewed. We’ve proven we know our stuff.
  • Education is among or core principals. We are committed to learning and stay up-to-date on the principals and practices of behavior science.
  • We are patient and thoughtful. We will never recommend anything that is painful or frightening to your dog in the name of training.

Practical Help from a trusted source

Having a dog who behaves aggressively is hard. And, the information available online can be confusing (some of it is dangerous). How do you know which information is useful and which is nonsense?


Features of the course

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Easy to follow learning modules
  • Visual examples
  • Opportunities to test your knowledge
  • Continuing online support

Lets get started together!

The truth is you deserve a happy life with your dog. And, here’s the deal. Your dog deserves a happy life, too. No one enjoys being afraid or getting angry, including your dog. There’s help. We can help. And, here is where you begin.


This course can be your first step. It’s good information to get you started on a new journey with your dog. And, did we mention, it’s free? So, seriously, why not?

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