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 Title  through the Kyra Sundance “Do More With Your Dog” program and witnessed by Michael Burkey, professional dog trainer at Michigan Dog Training LLC.

To earn their titles, they had to do fifteen tricks at the Novice and/or Intermediate levels such as hoop jump, crawl, spin, etc. Your dog too can become a trick dog.  For information about attending a circus class in Livonia or Ann Arbor, Michigan, contact the Michigan Dog Trainer.


About Michael Burkey

Michael Burkey is a professional dog trainer, behaviorist and owner of, a highly successful dog training company whose aim is to promote peaceful relationships between pets and families. Additionally, he is an expert trial witness, certified Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluator for the American Kennel Club (AKC), former Police K9 Handler, Search and Rescue (SAR) K9 Training Director and SAR K9 Handler, obedience and rally competitor and social worker. Dog training is a complex science and art requiring knowledge of behavioral science and learning. You can rely on Michael's experience, teaching methods, and integrity. He can be contacted at or 734-634-4152.
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