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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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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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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, … Continue reading

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Matching a dog’s play style

Today I conducted an evaluation and consultation for a dog owner whose dog was asked to discontinue their participation in a doggie day care. The dog had been evaluated by their staff and at first deemed appropriate.  Later, as the … Continue reading

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Suzanne Zimmerly Recommends Michael to Anyone with Dog Issues!

Back in 2008, we had our dog in Michael Burkey’s Feisty Fido class (at Michigan Dog Trainer)…he was 6 years old, 105 lbs of GSD (German Shepherd Dog), and, unknown to us, had never been socialized with people or other … Continue reading

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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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