Monthly Archives: July 2011

Product Review – “Just Right!” DVDs

Robin MacFarlane, an internationally renown remote collar specialist, owner and Training Director of That’s My Dog!, and good friend of mine has produced two amazing dog training DVDs.  The name of the DVDs are: “Just Right!, A Step-By-Step Guide to Remote … Continue reading

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The Sky’s the Limit

Today I took a walk accompanied by a new friend, Joker; a sweet Golden Retriever who is a new board and train dog.  He came for training to improve his basic obedience commands, to walk on a loose leash and … Continue reading

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Feisty Fidos Gain Confidence

Feisty Fidos are “yellow light” dogs who are safe with people but show some reactivity toward other dogs making it difficult to take them to public places where they are likely to encounter other dogs.  Whereas, “green light” dogs are … Continue reading

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Gentle Giants Become Canine Good Citizens

On July 21, 2011 three gentle giants became Canine Good Citizens (CGC) by passing the CGC evaluation sponsored by the American Kennel Club (AKC).  They all successfully passed the ten step evaluation after having participated in Michael Burkey’s Advanced Manners … Continue reading

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New Awesome Adventures for Your Dog

What is the point of training your dog?  Everyone knows that you “should train your dog.”  But if that is all that it is, a “should”, it’s not likely to happen or at least not happen well.  Tony Robbins, an … Continue reading

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Product Review: Spray Shield, Animal Deterrent Spray

Unfortunately, not everyone whom walks their dog in public places takes the time and commitment to participate in dog training.  Case in point, one day I was walking a small little dog at the local park when two young girls, … Continue reading

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Remote Collar Endorsement: No More Blood

Linda C. of Lincoln Park, Michigan shares her story of how her dog Lexie (before training with Michael Burkey, a Michigan Professional Dog Trainer) use to jump up to greet people and cause injuries.  Her sister had received bloody noses … Continue reading

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