Karen Scott, 54, of Grand Blanc, walks with her dog Heckel to receive his therapy dog diploma during a vesting ceremony on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Bethany Baptist Church in Grand Blanc. The dogs completed a training program and are now certified .
The TPS service dog program grew out of both financial and personal hardship. Ms. Miller had offered dog obedience classes for students after school, but participation waned during the recession, with students unwilling or unable to drive to the West.
When trainers spot a puppy that seems to have a particularly good nose, they give it a low-tech test: A local man with epilepsy takes the dog and observes it over a weekend, Guy says. In the comfort of his own home, he's able to see if the dog changes.
DETROIT - Several years ago I had a beautiful baby boy. I also had an awesome 5-year-old dog , Tugg, who was a bit of a barker.Before I became a parent, Tugg's barking was nothing more than a nuisance. But once the baby needed nap times, the barking .
It's important to start training your dog early, as a puppy , soon after you bring it home. After the puppy is vaccinated, start exposing it to other dogs , people, children, and various settings inside and outside of your home. Give him treats for good.
quot;Elderly dogs can provide the same level of companionship as their younger counterparts and typically have a better level of training and obedience --making them the perfect match for adults who are on the go," said Howard Fingeroot of Pinnacle Homes.
Breaking News: The Labrador Retriever Wins Top Breed for the 26th Year In a Row American Kennel Club.
GRAND HAVEN, MICH. - Grand Haven Department of Public Safety's K-9, ReMax, will be getting body armor. A bullet and stab protective vest was donated by the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s. ReMax has been with the GHDPS since 2014 when the K-9 .
I spent decades walking my dogs 4+ miles a day, 365 days a year (in addition to daily off-leash park visits), and used a variety of training methods from all-negative to all-positive. These dogs were also in obedience classes for years on end, and.
The Humane Society of West Michigan offers a unique opportunity ... few of the basic commands you will teach shelter dogs during this canine enrichment filled camp. Learn basic and advanced obedience training, scent training, agility training, enrichment.