2020 Testimonials

Elizabeth D. – Pheobe

Michael helped us through a very stressful situation with a new rescue dog who was aggressive and anxious around one family member. He gave us lots of tools, resources, and feedback on videos we shared between sessions. We came out of crisis and now have [...]

Shane J.

Our English Bulldog has had issues with pain and aggression. Michael was able to work with us to pinpoint what was going on and come up with an actionable strategy to mitigate his aggression issues. His recommended exercises and training videos were great tools to [...]

Dena I.

We've been working with Michael from Houston Dog Behavior for about a month now and it has made such a positive difference in our dog Lucy's behavior in such a short amount of time. Lucy has some aggression issues so we are working with Michael [...]

Kristen W.

Only a couple weeks in and my 14 week American Bulldog is loving training. Michael is great with virtual training and it is perfect with my schedule. I send videos for him to critique and I always get feedback from him. I can’t wait to [...]

Michael Shikashio

Michael is an excellent asset to the dog training and behavior community. I frequently refer aggression cases to him and trust his knowledge and skills to help dogs and their owners. He is especially skilled with technology, and can work with efficiently and effectively with [...]

Sara M.

Michael has been our trainer for 3 dogs. We are have had a wonderful experience with him. We are currently doing virtual training and our dog has made tremendous progress. We learn so much during the session and then work independently to practice them but [...]

Kimberly S.

I’ve been working with Michael online for the last few weeks. I was very skeptical about dog training online but it has worked so well! I don’t know that I’d want to do it any other way! Michael and I literally chat daily through an [...]

Alex S.

When I first emailed Michael my 5 month old GSD would bark excessively at other dogs and strangers while on leash and in confined areas (vet room for example). It made going on a simple walk challenging. With his guidance and training, I started to [...]

Kathryn D.

We sought out Michael to help us with training after our two dogs got into a fight in the backyard. Our seemingly perfect, sweet-natured dogs had never displayed this behavior before and we were determined to never see it again. Michael was recommended to us [...]

Milly B.

Michael was prompt, courteous, instructive, and positive at every single session. He also provided us with all of the necessary information and tools to be able to keep up with our training outside of sessions including a message board that he responded to daily. He [...]

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