Michelle Cogle promoted to Training Instructor

Michelle Cogle, Michigan Dog Training, Plymouth, Michigan, dog, training instructor


On September 19, 2017 Michelle Cogle was promoted from Dog Trainer to Training Instructor (TI) at Michigan Dog Training in Plymouth, Michigan.  She will still train dogs at MDT but has accepted additional responsibilities. The promotion is well deserved and is in recognition of her excellent dog training skills, demonstrated staff training skills, awesome customer service and perfect time and attendance.

Michigan Dog Training hired Michelle as an Assistant Dog Trainer on April 25, 2017.  She relocated from West Virginia where she had trained service dogs. On July 11, 2017 she was promoted to the position of Dog Trainer after successfully passing MDT’s comprehensive written and practical exams. On September 12, 2017 she was awarded the MDT August 2017 Employee of the Month Award.

Her new position as a Training Instructor is a mid-management position and includes but not limited to training MDT Staff, being a shift leader, and teaching group classes and private lessons.  Congratulations Michelle!

Webber promoted to Program Coordinator at MDT

Michael Webber, Dog Trainer, Michigan Dog Training

Michael Webber, CDT

On December 11, 2014 Michael Webber a Certified Dog Trainer at Michigan Dog Training (MDT) in Plymouth, Michigan was promoted to the position of “Program Coordinator for Companion Dogs.”

His new job summary includes:

  • Manage operations of dog training facility in the capacity of a Team Leader
  • Assists the CEO with the hiring and performance evaluation of trainers
  • Assists the CEO in the planning and execution of companion dog training programs
  • Trains other dog trainers
  • Oversees the training and health care (food, exercise, emotional well-being, medication delivery and play sessions) of dogs
  • Oversees the cleaning and disinfection of dog kennels, sleeping areas, training rooms and outside areas
  • Trains clients via private instructions and/or group classes and
  • Trains dogs to perform certain tasks

Michael has awesome leadership skills and work ethic.  MDT is fortunate to have Michael Webber aboard in his new position!