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New CGC Star – White Shepherd “Cloud”

On Monday October 7, 2013, “Cloud”, a White German Shepherd trained and handled by Venita Bentley of Canton, Michigan passed her Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation at Michigan Dog Training LLC in Plymouth, Michigan.  The evaluation was administered by professional … 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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NoseWork – New dog sport for companion dogs

Nosework is a great new sport for companion dogs.  It teaches them to use their nose to find hidden scents much like police detection dogs but they’re finding legal scents:  birch oil, anise oil and clove oil.  Michigan Dog Training … Continue reading

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New CGC Stars – Pit and Beagle mixes

On June 8, 2013, two super friendly dogs passed the American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at Michigan Dog Training (MDT) LLC in Plymouth, Michigan.  They prepared for the test by completing MDT’s CGC dog training class.  … Continue reading

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Help bring Cruiser home for his 9th birthday

Cruiser’s 9th birthday is tomorrow and he has been missing from his Whitmore Lake, Michigan home since March 14, 2013. His family misses him terribly.  He weighs approximately 150lbs and is a very friendly dog.  So if you see him, … Continue reading

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New trick stars big and small

On January 28, 2013 Teresa and Riggs, German Shepherd; Stacy and Maverick, Dachshund; and Carrie and Canja, German Shepherd earned their Novice Trick Dog Title  through the Kyra Sundance “Do More With Your Dog” program and witnessed by Michael Burkey, … Continue reading

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