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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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New Trick Star Dogs – 2/15/2012

On February 15, 2012 seven dogs and their owners qualified for their Novice Trick Dog Title through Kyra Sundance’s “Do More With Your Dog”‘s trick dog title program taught by Michael Burkey.  Teams had to successfully perform at least 15 … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – Oakley, Baloo and Sakima

On February 15, 2012 three dogs and their handlers successfully passed the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation.  It was held in Plymouth, Michigan and was conducted by Michael Burkey of Michigan Dog Trainer. Congratulations to all! … 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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Bernese Mountain Dog Calms Down and Learns to Walk on a Loose Leash

Piro, is a highly excitable Bernese Mountain Dog.  His owner Kelly Wier hopes to be able to show him in the conformation ring one day but knows that is impossible unless Piro learns to calm down and walk nicely on … Continue reading

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