Monthly Archives: November 2011

Testimonial – “Feels Like a Miracle”

Ginger, an Australian Shepherd mix came to Michigan Dog Trainer for a week board and train program due to her reactivity toward other dogs.  She had also been previously trained on an invisible fence system which caused her to stop … Continue reading

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Testimonial – Dawn Widman says our dog has made great strides.

Mike’s expertise has helped us greatly with a challenging dog, who has made great strides.  Thank you Michael! ….Dawn Widman

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Honey, a Golden Retriever Becomes New CGC Star

On November 17, 2011 at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Sharon Krill of Dearborn, Michigan with her dog “Honey” passed the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation.  The test was conducted by Michael … Continue reading

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Maya, Transforms from a Cheetah to a Calmer German Shepherd Dog

Maya, recently transformed herself from being a wild Cheetah to a Calmer German Shepherd Dog.  I say this because prior to her board and train program not only could the family not walk her but this trainer had difficulty as … Continue reading

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Word of Thanks from “Breed Above LLC”

Hi Michael, Just wanted to say thanks again for your help today.  I appreciate your teaching skills and talents. Everyone enjoys working with you and we like having you around! Jocelyn VerLee, Owner of Breed Above LLC Ann Arbor, Michigan

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New CGC Stars – November 10, 2011

On November 10, 2011 Michael Burkey of Michigan Dog Trainer evaluated five dogs teams for the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The Canine Good Citizen … Continue reading

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Tips for Introducing Children to Dogs

The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen blog recently posted excellent tips for introducing Children to Dogs, entitled, “What to Do When a Child is Afraid of Your Dog.”  I’d like to add, taking time with the child and dog … Continue reading

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