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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 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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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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Does the dog understand, before corrections are considered

Michael Ellis, a professional trainer of dog trainers discusses in the below Leerburg video how he doesn’t believe dogs always know what is expected of them. To paraphrase him, “If I’m unsure if the dog understood, then I will go … Continue reading

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Belgian Malinois has a new home with Michigan Dog Trainer

Well I wasn’t looking for another dog as I got my puppy just a few months ago.  However, thanks to Malinois Rescue, I heard about a Belgian Malinois in need at the Lenawee County Humane Society a couple of weeks ago. So I went to … 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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Georgia, Pit Bull goes from bait dog to playing off leash with another dog

Georgia, a Pit Bull was adopted and thus rescued by Nancy after having been used as a bait dog to teach other dogs to fight. Through Nancy, Georgia had a new beginning on life but she was fearful and therefore … Continue reading

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