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Mike Ratliff
Certified Master Trainer
 

About Me

Loyal Companions, LLC, Certified Master Trainer

Mike Ratliff.

I am a graduate of International Acclaimed

Highland Canine School for Dog Trainers in
Harmony, NC.

I was not only a graduate of the Master

Dog Trainer program, I was also a student in the

Excellence Training Program which focused on training non-canines.

 

I have been active with dog training my entire life, a strong desire for excellence in this field led me to Highland Canine where I learned invaluable training skills for all canine needs. I am experienced in training basic and advanced obedience, behavior modification, in addition to specialty skills (Service Dogs) for mobility, scent, and protection training.

 

I am a Professional Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals, a Professional Premium Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and a member of the National Assn. of Canine Scent Work. Mike is also Certified as a Pet Dog First Responder with K9 Medic and a CGC - Canine Good Citizen Evaluator with the AKC. I am an approved Evaluator of Service Dogs with FSDS, Inc.                

 

Middle Tennessee residents no longer must live with the problem pet. I will help transform your bad dog into your best dog! 

I currently am accepting applications for a few young service dogs in training that are available for sale.

Upon approval of the application, I will finish out their training according to your specific needs and complete the required registration for your new service dog.

I also offer Pet Photography services. 

 

Please contact me if I can be of any assistance.     

Mike
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Mike Ratliff      (931)580-1944

 

 

Services

 
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Private Training Lessons

In-Home Private Lessons

Private lessons focusing on both on-leash and off-leash Obedience Training. I do not offer in-kennel training at this time.

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AKC STAR Puppy Group Class

6-Week Group Puppy Classes

The puppy class focuses on socialization and teaching basic commands.

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Scent Work Classes

6-Week Group Scent Work

This class teaches the fundamentals of scent work for those interested in learning for competition or for fun.

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Behavior Modification 

In-Home Behavior Modification

This class is designed to correct dominance, phobias, fear, housebreaking, destructive and neurotic behaviors.

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AKC CGC & Basic Obedience Class

4 & 6 week Group Obedience Classes 

I offer both Basic and AKC CGC Group Obedience Classes in McMinnville, TN.

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Trailing Private & Group Classes

6-Week Group Trailing Class

This course is a great foundation for competition tracking, SAR I, and a way to have fun with your dog.

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Trained Service Dogs for sale

Trained service dogs available

I have trained service dogs available for sales at different levels of training, with several ready to be finished according to your needs.

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Group Classes for Fun - all ages

6-Week Group Trick Classes

This class will teach tricks such as pick-up items, shake, bow, and many more.

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Fun Agility Group Classes

4-Week Group Agility Classes

This agility for fun class teaches ground work and fundamentals to complete a variety of obstacles and jumps.

Available Products for Your Dog's needs

I carry a variety of products for all your pets needs. Please contact me if you have any questions or would like to see what I have in stock!

  • Country Vet Naturals Dog Food - quality dog food is made with honest ingredients that provide the perfect amount of healthy nutrition for every stage of your pet’s life 

  • Dogtra collars - Make every dog Exceptional!

  • GigaTent - Elevated Pet Cots

  • PetSafe - High Quality dog collars, leashes, and pet products

  • DogLine - a variety of multi handle leashes, Herm Sprenger collars, and variety of treat bags


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Service Dogs in Training

I have available service dogs that are currently in training, I am accepting applications at this time.

If you are in need of a service dog or would like more information, click here... 

AKC CGC & CGCAGroup Classes
AKC STAR Puppy Group Classes
Private In-Home Training