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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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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 Star – Zeus, Miniature Poodle

On August 27, 2013 Melinda Peterson and her dog Zeus, a Miniature Poodle of Ann Arbor, Michigan successfully passed the requirements for the American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program. The evaluation was conducted at the Humane Society … 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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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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Rex, German Shepherd earns three titles working with Michigan Dog Training LLC

Michael Burkey, President and head dog trainer at Michigan Dog Training LLC recently received a very nice testimonial from Trish Schoomer.  She and her dog, Rex, a German Shepherd recently traveled from Ohio to work with us. They completed an … Continue reading

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7 Tips to keep your dog cool in the summer heat

With the warming days of summer upon us, it’s important to guard your dog against heat stroke and to know the warning signs of heat stroke before it becomes life endangering. According to Pets Web Md, “Heat stroke begins with … 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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