Monthly Archives: February 2013

Home away from home dog boarding

I am presently attending a training seminar out of the country until February 24, 2013. During my brief absence, Michigan Dog Trainer remains open for business as Amy our Administrative Assistant, is available to take calls, schedule board and train … Continue reading

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Listing of students and their dogs’ accomplishments

Michigan Dog Trainer (MDT) is proud to showcase its’ students and their dogs’ accomplishments. To read about individual accomplishments and see their pictures visit the category of CGC Stars or Trick Dogs. TRICK DOGS Novice Trick Dog (NTD) 2/15/12, Kalin … Continue reading

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New title earners: Novice Trick and Canine Good Citizen

On February 7, 2013, several Michigan Dog Trainer students and their dogs earned the Novice Trick Dog title (NTD) and Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The dogs were evaluated … Continue reading

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New trick stars big and small

On January 28, 2013 Teresa and Riggs, German Shepherd; Stacy and Maverick, Dachshund; and Carrie and Canja, German Shepherd earned their Novice Trick Dog TitleĀ  through the Kyra Sundance “Do More With Your Dog” program and witnessed by Michael Burkey, … Continue reading

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Riggs, German Shepherd becomes CGC Star

On January 28, 2013, Teresa of Hazel Park, Michigan and Riggs, a German Shepherd, earned their Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title. They were evaluated by Michael Burkey, a professional dog trainer and behaviorist of Michigan Dog Training LLC. The CGC … Continue reading

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Does the dog understand, before corrections are considered

Michael Ellis, a professional trainer of dog trainers discusses in the below Leerburg video how he doesn’t believe dogs always know what is expected of them. To paraphrase him, “If I’m unsure if the dog understood, then I will go … Continue reading

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