meet the trainer

Linlin, Ph.D, AKC evaluator, CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed), CCUI (Certified Control Unleashed Instructor)

Linlin is passionate about helping owners to strengthen communication and bonds with their dogs through positive reinforcement training, and to live a harmony life together. With a Ph.D. degree in Material Science and Nano Engineering, Linlin has a strong passion for science. After adopting her reactive dog Niko, she became very interested in science-based dog training method and eventually became a trainer herself.

Linlin specializes in fearful dog, reactive dog, and aggressive dog training. She enjoys applying her knowledge of canine behavior and the science of learning to improve the dog’s behavior and the owner and dog’s quality of life. Linlin has received full scholarship to The Aggression in Dogs Master Course. Linlin is currently going through training to become a Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer (CPCFT) because she believes it is important to help the dog’s mind and body.

Linlin also enjoys dog sports and competes in Canine Nosework and Rally/Obedience with her dogs Niko and Sunny.

Virtual training

I can help you no matter where you are!

Private training

Serves in NOVA area.

group classes

Coming soon.

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