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New CGC Star – White Shepherd “Cloud”

On Monday October 7, 2013, “Cloud”, a White German Shepherd trained and handled by Venita Bentley of Canton, Michigan passed her Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation at Michigan Dog Training LLC in Plymouth, Michigan.  The evaluation was administered by professional … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars at Michigan Dog Training in Plymouth, Michigan

On Wednesday September 25, 2013 all six students and their dogs in the Michigan Dog Training LLC “Canine Good Citizen (CGC)” group dog training class passed the American Kennel Club‘s CGC evaluation. It’s ten step program measures a dog’s skill … Continue reading

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Wendy Bemis earns promotion at Michigan Dog Training LLC

On July 1, 2013, Wendy Bemis a dog trainer at Michigan Dog Training LLC achieved a promotion to “Certified Dog Trainer.” She earned this distinction based upon her knowledge, skills and abilities in training dogs and their human companions and … Continue reading

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NoseWork – New dog sport for companion dogs

Nosework is a great new sport for companion dogs.  It teaches them to use their nose to find hidden scents much like police detection dogs but they’re finding legal scents:  birch oil, anise oil and clove oil.  Michigan Dog Training … Continue reading

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Testimonial – Darby doing well

A frequently asked question is whether or not the board and train dog training program is successful once the dog transitions from our K9 Camp to their home environment. And, the answer is positively “yes!” This is because the dog … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – Pit and Beagle mixes

On June 8, 2013, two super friendly dogs passed the American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at Michigan Dog Training (MDT) LLC in Plymouth, Michigan.  They prepared for the test by completing MDT’s CGC dog training class.  … Continue reading

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Bernese Mountain Dog and Malese/Yorkie mix puppies become AKC Star Puppies

On June 8, 2013 two cuddly and adorable puppies successfully completed the American Kennel Club (AKC) STAR Puppy evaluation and program at Michigan Dog Training LLC (MDT) in Plymouth, Michigan.  Wendy Bemis, Michigan Dog Training’s Dog Trainer, taught the Puppy … Continue reading

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Wendy Bemis becomes CGC Evaluator!

On June 4, 2013,  the American Kennel Club (AKC) approved Wendy Bemis , a dog trainer at Michigan Dog Training LLC  as a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator for the AKC CGC Test. To earn this distinction, a trainer has … Continue reading

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Testimonial – Chocolate lab graduates K9 Camp (board and train)

After Cocoa, a spunky Chocolate Labrador Retriever puppy completed Michigan Dog Training two-week K9 Camp program, her companion, Kathy Wright sent us this wonderful testimonial. Thank you Kathy!  Cocoa was a joy to train and we look forward to continuing … Continue reading

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Shock collar keeps dog and owner safe and healthy

Unfortunately, there is still much misinformation in the public domain about the use of shock collars (or as more properly called remote training collars) in the training of pet dogs.  I find many clients have already bought a shock collar … Continue reading

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