"Come to Uncle Matty," verbalized in high-pitched dogeese by Matthew Margolis, is a phrase known to thousands of dogs all over the United States who have been befriended and trained by this renowned author and trainer. Margolis (Uncle Matty) is a dog behavior expert, authority on aggressive dogs, syndicated columnist, popular radio and television guest, and the host of the PBS television series, “Woof! It's a Dog's Life”.
Matthew Margolis began his dog training career in 1968, and established The National Institute of Dog Training, which became one of the largest dog training facilities in the United States. Matthew works with dogs and their owners all over the United States and beyond through his personal training, phone consultations and self-help programs, all featuring training and problem solving with love, praise and affection.
Uncle Matty's Dog Training - ￼Among the 40,000 plus dogs trained by Margolis and his staff are those belonging to numerous celebrities including Renee Russo, Merv Griffin, Goldie Hawn, Drew Carey, Madonna, Elizabeth Taylor and Shannon Doherty. Those who have seen Margolis at work have witnessed his uncanny ability to transform problem dogs into loving, curious and responsive animals, often in minutes.