On June 8, 2013 two cuddly and adorable puppies successfully completed the American Kennel Club (AKC) STAR Puppy evaluation and program at Michigan Dog Training LLC (MDT) in Plymouth, Michigan.Â Wendy Bemis, Michigan Dog Training’s Dog Trainer, taught the Puppy Socialization class and Michael Burkey, Dog Behaviorist and President of MDT conducted the evaluation.
The STAR Puppies and parents are:
1. Beth Stefani and Rudy, Maltese/Yorkie mix from Saline, Michigan
2. Mark Chadwick and Lucy, Bernese Mountain Dog from Gregory, Michigan
The AKC describes the program as such: “The AKC STAR Puppy (socialization, training, activity, and responsibility) is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start.Â The AKC STAR Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class.”
MDT offers puppy socialization and training classes to help puppies and owners get off on the right paw and a new class will start on Saturday June 15, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.Â To take part, bring your hungry 10-16 week old puppy to MDT at 1031 Cherry Street, Plymouth, Michigan 48170 along with verification of vaccinations and negative fecal check for parasites. The class is only $57.00. Email MDT at [email protected] for more information.