Tag Archives: dog training

To lead, one must know oneself

To improve one’s leadership and management skills, it is helpful to know what ones’ strengths and weaknesses are. There are various self assessment tests available on the internet. Once such assessment is the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources … Continue reading

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AKC creates new title; Canine Good Citizen Advanced (CGCA)

For years, the American Kennel Club (AKC) has conducted a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation to promote responsible dog ownership.  The 10 step evaluation entailed responsible care and training of one’s dog.  Recently, the AKC has enhanced that program and … Continue reading

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Testimonial – Dog gets another chance to remain with family with specialized dog training at Michigan Dog Training LLC

Daisy, a hound mix attended our puppy socialization and basic manners group classes.  She received the socialization and training that she needed as she was on the shy side but her family realized they needed more specialized help. Therefore, they … Continue reading

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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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New CGC Stars at MDT Grand Opening

On July 20, 2013, Michigan Dog Training (MDT) LLC celebrated the grand opening of its Plymouth, Michigan site. Amongst the many distractions (large crowd of people, visiting dogs, flash photography, and people food), four canine teams entered and successfully passed … 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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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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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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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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Dog hikes and socialization

The “Awesome Dog Adventures” Face Book group is a free meet up group for dogs and their companions who have completed training with Michigan Dog Training LLC. They hike together at local parks and downtown areas, swim at a local beach and attend off … Continue reading

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