A skilled dog-trainer, Mikkel Becker, CPDT, KA, CTC, is an honors graduate of the rigorous and prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers at the San Francisco SPCA. Mikkel is also a graduate of the Purdue University DOGS! course and the Karen Pryor Academy. She works as a training expert for Vetstreet.com, a canine evaluator at the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, and a contributing author to Parade Magazine, Women’s Day, and Cat Fancy Magazine. Mikkel also provides private behavior consultations and group classes for dog owners.