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German Shepherd earns Novice Trick Title

On October 12, 2012, Starbuck, a German Shepherd trained and handled by Michael Burkey, head dog trainer and owner at the Michigan Dog Trainer, a professional dog training corporation; earned his Novice Trick Dog (NTD) title. The dog titling organization … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor August dog classes forming now

The next set of dog training classes will be held at the Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) in Ann Arbor, Michigan starting August 2, 2012.  The classes are held on Thursday evenings, run for four weeks and are taught … Continue reading

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New Dog Classes in Ann Arbor, Eastside – 6/23/11

With summer comes changes such as new family dog additions as well as time constraints.  Therefore, Professional Dog Trainer Michael Burkey has restructured the dog training classes at the Humane Society of Huron Valley to deal with these challenges. The … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – 5/22/11

On May 22, 2011, three dogs and their handlers earned the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) distinction at Lil Nell’s Pet Salon, in Walled Lake, Michigan after having participated in Michael Burkey’s Remote Adventures dog training class: … Continue reading

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“I Learned How to….Use it as a Positive Teaching Device”

May 15, 2011 Hi Mike,  Working with you has made a difference in both our approach to training Pippin and our understanding of his behavior problems.  We have participated in various obedience classes with our dogs over the years and … Continue reading

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Welch Corgi No Longer a Feisty Fido

“I am Jennifer Dick and my boyfriend John Timm (of Ann Arbor, Michigan) and I have been in two of Michael’s classes with our little Corgi, Mary.  Mary was not at all impressed with dogs when we began but now she … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – 5/2/11, Ann Arbor, Michigan

On May 2, 2011 four students of Michael Burkey’s Canine Behavioral Training’s Advanced Manners dog training class successfully passed the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation at the Humane Society of Huron Valley, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The … Continue reading

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