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Testimonial for highly excitable Lakeland Terrier after Michigan Dog Training’s board and train program

Jax, a Lakeland Terrier of Belleville, Michigan recently completed our four-week K9 Camp (board and train) dog obedience and dog behavior program.  He is one highly excitable guy and we loved working for him.  He made such improvement such as … Continue reading

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German Shepherd needs forever home

Bear, a German Shepherd Dog needs a forever good home. Potential adopters should be experienced only and kids are probably not a good idea. Anyone interested, please call Jennie’s cell number (12/23/12 update – Good News Jennie found a great … Continue reading

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Train your dog while multitasking

Dog trainers are often asked how owners can find time in their busy days to train their dog.  The second question that comes up is how often and how long to train their dog.  That was addressed in an earlier … Continue reading

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Freddy, Beagle Mix Learns to Recall Off Leash

Freddy, a Beagle mix came to the Michigan Dog Trainer’s board and train program to learn to come when called off leash, to heel nicely, not to barge out the front door, not to jump on guests and to learn … Continue reading

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An Easy Walk Harness Makes Walking Your Dog a Breeze!

I was recently asked by a follower of Michigan Dog Trainer from East Greenville, Pennsylvania how to train their dog to walk on a loose leash.  They were not in my service area and referring them to a trainer in their … 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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Honey, a Golden Retriever Becomes New CGC Star

On November 17, 2011 at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Sharon Krill of Dearborn, Michigan with her dog “Honey” passed the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation.  The test was conducted by Michael … Continue reading

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Maya, Transforms from a Cheetah to a Calmer German Shepherd Dog

Maya, recently transformed herself from being a wild Cheetah to a Calmer German Shepherd Dog.  I say this because prior to her board and train program not only could the family not walk her but this trainer had difficulty as … Continue reading

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Dalmatian Learns to Relax and Play with Dogs

Mike,  I just wanted you to know, that you getting him (Keeper) in the collar (remote training collar), and showing me how to work with him and the collar, has allowed Keeper to do something healthy, and fun for him, … Continue reading

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“Ranger” does an Out of Sight Place Command

After completing a Remote Adventures Class, Jenny King of Milford, Michigan sent me an updated progress note of her dog’s ability to do an out of sight “place” command in the real world. Jenny reported, “This evening my parents came … Continue reading

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