Michael is a member of:
1. International Association of Canine Professionals
2. Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
2. United Schutzhund Clubs of America
4. United States Mondioring Association
5. American Kennel Club, Certified Evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen (CGC), Community Canine Advanced CGC, Urban CGC & Puppy S.T.A.R. programs.
6. Therapy Pets Unlimited
7. Chamber of Commerce of Plymouth, Michigan
Michael is a former member of:
1. International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Founding Member and Ethics Committee Chair
2. Association of Humane Dog Training, former Board Member
3. Animal Behavior Management Alliance
4. Therapy Dog International, Inc. (TDI®). Michael’s dogs Simone and Willow (rainbow bridge) were registered therapy dogs.
5. Rotary International of Northville, Michigan