Some of the frustrations in dog training and behavior consultation are related to the handlers. Even when canine professionals have competence and confidence in changing dogs' behaviors, they sometimes find themselves at a loss when it comes to changing human behavior. The very best interventions with dogs can unravel if their handlers are not on board with the required training and implementation. This presentation highlights several specific communication, problem-solving, and follow-through skills that really work with people. Learn from case studies and get helpful resources for developing these critical skills for working with handlers.