Tag Archives: Humane Society of Huron Valley

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 title earners: Novice Trick and Canine Good Citizen

On February 7, 2013, several Michigan Dog Trainer students and their dogs earned the Novice Trick Dog title (NTD) and Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The dogs were evaluated … Continue reading

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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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St. Bernard mix earns Novice Trick Dog title

On October 15, 2012 Dignan, a St. Bernard / Aussie mix and his handler Tierney earned their Novice Trick Dog (NTD) title via private dog training sessions with professional dog trainer Michael Burkey of Michigan Dog Trainer in Livonia, Michigan. … Continue reading

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Thank you to my students

On October 1, 2012  to celebrate the opening up a new Michigan Dog Trainer (MDT) dog training location in Livonia, Michigan; my students surprised me with a framed picture of their dogs that were showcased in the Detroit Hour magazine … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars, August 24, 2012

  On August 24, 2012, six Michigan Dog Trainer students passed the American Kennel Club‘s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation at the Humane Society of Huron Valley  (HSHV) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The CGC is a ten step evaluation showing … 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 CGC Star – Rocco

On January 19, 2012 Joseph Shusteric and Rocco an American Staffordshire Terrier of Riverview, Michigan passed the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation at the Humane Society of Huron Valley, Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Rocco was evaluated by … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – November 10, 2011

On November 10, 2011 Michael Burkey of Michigan Dog Trainer evaluated five dogs teams for the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The Canine Good Citizen … Continue reading

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Feisty Fidos Gain Confidence

Feisty Fidos are “yellow light” dogs who are safe with people but show some reactivity toward other dogs making it difficult to take them to public places where they are likely to encounter other dogs.  Whereas, “green light” dogs are … Continue reading

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