About Matt

Matt has been training professionally since 2012 and his passion is working with aggression cases and he’s a sucker for the underdog. He is a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and is sitting for his CPDT-KA and CBCC certifications in Fall 2017.

May 2017

Camp Humane! Educating our youth, the next generation of animal lovers!

Saturday, Mission Miracle K9 Rescue got to spend our afternoon teaching the kids at PAWS "Camp Humane" about dog body language, how to safely interact with dogs and even some fun dog training stuff! This was great for so many reasons! We were able to reach the kids at this age! It makes a [...]

April 2017

Something old, something new, where are we going…R2-D2?

The most noble of all geek holidays is, as you of course know, right around the corner. Star Wars day, May the Fourth be with you! Here at #MMK9 we're embracing the fun as we celebrate yet another year of success, solidify plans for the future, and finish gearing up for a night of fun [...]

November 2015

R-E-S-P-E-C-T… What does it mean to you?

In the last 24 hours I posed two questions to the world via facebook as a social experiment: 1: What does the moral abstract of 'right' and 'wrong' mean to you? What does it mean to know the difference between right and wrong? 2: What does 'respect' mean to you? Now you may be asking [...]

August 2015

Crate? What’s that?

So you've decided to crate train your dog. What exactly does that mean? You just shove the dog in and shut the door, right? Absolutely not! You want every interaction with that crate to be a good one! You want it to be a place they want to go! The following is a near bomb [...]

To crate or not to crate….

That is the question - Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer destruction and misfortune, or to take arms against a sea of anxious energy and, by opposing, end them? Why do dogs destroy things when we're gone? Even the best behaved can get into mischief without something to entertain them... And for many [...]