Tag Archives: Golden Retriever

Sugar, Golden Retriever eans Novice Trick Title

On November 20, 2012, Sugar a Golden Retriever pictured with her owner and trainer Caitlin Pierman of Canton, Michigan earned  a Novice Trick Dog title via the Kyra Sundance’s Do More With Your Dog program. They were evaluated by Michael … Continue reading

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Golden Retriever Earns Novice Trick Title

On November 12, 2012, Robin Pierman of Canton, Michigan and her six year old Golden Retriever Sophie, earned their Novice Trick Dog title via the Kyra Sundance’s Do More With Your Dog program. They were evaluated by Michael Burkey, head … Continue reading

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New Puppy S.T.A.R.s – Gus, Molly and Oscar

On February 8 and 15, 2012, three puppies and their owners successfully completed the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. The evaluation was conducted by Michael Burkey of the Michigan Dog Trainer in Plymouth, Michigan.  Congratulations to all! Amanda … 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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New CGC Stars – October 11, 2011, Garden City, Michigan

On October 11, 2011, Michigan Dog Trainer, a professional pet home dog training company evaluated two dogs for the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program in Garden City, Michigan. Both dogs passed the ten item evaluation with … Continue reading

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Make Dog Training Fun!

Dog training doesn’t have to be boring.  In fact, it should be fun and exciting, an awesome adventure.  When it’s fun, it’s not work.  A case in point, this weekend I was in eastern Ohio with two clients’ dogs; Joey, … Continue reading

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The Sky’s the Limit

Today I took a walk accompanied by a new friend, Joker; a sweet Golden Retriever who is a new board and train dog.  He came for training to improve his basic obedience commands, to walk on a loose leash and … Continue reading

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Golden Retriever Finds a State of Calmness

Michael, You are a lifesaver! When I first called you, I couldn’t take another day with her and ever since the first day you came, our main problem was resolved….amazing. I even took her shopping at Petsmart and she walked … Continue reading

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Remote Training Collar – 3 Mistakes People Make

The secret to training dogs is to develop a trusting relationship with your dog.  That is the big picture to success, however, training tools can be extremely helpful to help get you there.  One misunderstood tool, is the remote training collar or … Continue reading

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Remote Training Collars – Effective, Safe & Humane

Remote training collars are effective, safe and humane training tools.  The present day technology of remote dog training collars enable users to use low levels of stimulation that are the “just right setting” to get the dog’s attention.  It can … Continue reading

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