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New S.T.A.R. Puppy – Gus, German Shepherd

Congratulations to Gus, a very cute and active German Shepherd puppy and his owners Bruce and Amanda Herrick for passing the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) S.T.A.R. (socialization, training, activity and a responsible owner) Puppy Program.  Gus was evaluated by Michael … Continue reading

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Spencer – Excited Doberman to the Max!

Spencer, a high energy Doberman came to Michael Burkey’s Michigan Dog Trainer board and train dog training program because it was impossible for his owner to walk him in public and while a very sweet boy; he was extremely difficult … Continue reading

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17 Week Old Puppy Begins Life on the Right Paw

“Michael is great. We highly recommend him. Rocky has come so far since the 2 week board and train along with the ongoing home training sessions.”….Kevin Rambsy, Detroit, MI  

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Puppies – What Age to Start Obedience Training

A common question asked is what age to start obedience training a young puppy.  Puppies can start puppy training classes at 8 weeks of age provided they have had the first series of shots and one week has passed.  This … Continue reading

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Puppies – Pottying and Crate Training

Puppies are unable to control their bladder and bowel movements until they are approximately 20-24 weeks of age. There will be accidents but if you keep a good eye on your pup and plan ahead, you can limit those accidents … Continue reading

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