About Michael J. Soler
Michael is an accomplished entrepreneur, renowned dog trainer, decorated Marine veteran, and keynote speaker with over 20 years of experience. He founded Blue Line K-9 in 2007 as a small business and has since expanded his vision for the company to become an opportunity company for exceptional dogs and people.
Through his innovative training techniques, Michael has made a significant impact on the dog training industry. He has authored a book for dog owners and is highly sought after as a guest on various media outlets, including Gordon Bernhardt's Profiles in Success podcast and Pet Boarding Magazine. His engaging style and commanding presence on stage make him a powerful keynote speaker, leaving audiences motivated and inspired to take action.
If you're looking for a speaker who can deliver actionable content that delivers results, Michael is your guy. His speeches and workshops are designed to equip individuals with the tools and strategies they need to create lasting and sustainable success. Don't miss out on the opportunity to have Michael speak at your next event and inspire your audience to unlock their full potential.
I learned more after attending his workshop than in the last three years
Michael taught and demonstrated so much more than dog handling. All of his lessons were explained clearly and concisely. I appreciated his direct and honest approach to teaching. I really enjoyed and took away so many life, business, and dog handling/education techniques and strategies that have already helped me improve my life. -Allyson Szpara
Michael provides attendees with a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the world of dog training and equips them with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate these changes and thrive in the industry. By exploring current trends, emerging challenges, and the speaker's vision for the future of dog training, attendees will be better prepared to adapt to new technologies and approaches, collaborate with others in the industry, and stay true to the core principles of effective training. Ultimately, the talk aims to inspire attendees to embrace change and innovation and to contribute to the growth and advancement of the field of dog training.
60-90 minute keynote
The Future of Dog Training
Navigating New Challenges and Embracing Opportunities Together
This talk explores the challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving world of dog training. Michael discusses current trends and emerging challenges, as well as outlining their vision for the future of dog training. Attendees will learn about the need for trainers to adapt and embrace new technologies and approaches, while staying true to the core principles of effective training.
- The future of dog training is constantly evolving and full of challenges and opportunities.
- Trainers must adapt and embrace new technologies and approaches to stay relevant in a rapidly changing industry.
- Collaboration and community building are crucial to shaping the future of dog training.
- Staying true to core principles of effective training is essential, even in the face of new challenges.
- The future of dog training is bright for those who are open to change and willing to learn.
60-90 minute keynote
The Importance of Communication
Learning to Speak the Same Language as Your Dog
Michael explores the fundamental role of communication in dog training. By helping attendees understand the ways in which dogs communicate, and teaching them to read and interpret canine body language and vocalizations, the speaker aims to improve their ability to communicate effectively with their furry friends. Through real-world examples and practical techniques, attendees will learn how to build stronger relationships with their dogs, improve obedience, and prevent common behavior problems.
- Effective communication is the cornerstone of successful dog training.
- Understanding and interpreting canine body language is essential for communicating with dogs.
- Dogs communicate through a complex interplay of vocalizations, body language, and scent signals.
- Building a strong relationship with your dog requires consistent communication and mutual understanding.
- By improving your ability to communicate with your dog, you can prevent behavior problems and enhance obedience.
60-90 minute keynote
A Collaborative Approach
Working Together to Create Better Outcomes for Dogs and Their Owners
- Collaboration between dog owners, trainers, and other professionals can lead to better outcomes for dogs and their owners.
- A holistic approach to dog training that considers the dog's physical, mental, and emotional well-being is more effective than a one-size-fits-all approach.
- Communication and trust between dog owners and trainers are essential for creating successful training outcomes.
- Building strong relationships with dogs requires a deep understanding of their needs and behavior.
- By working together, we can create a more compassionate and humane approach to dog training that benefits both dogs and their owners.