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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 – give me a call and set up an appointment for a free pet evaluation. 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 Ratliff      (931)580-1944

 

 

Services

 

Private Training Lessons

In-Home Private Lessons

Private lessons focusing on both on-leash and off-leash Obedience Training.

AKC STAR Puppy Group Class

6-Week Group Puppy Classes

The puppy class focuses on socialization and teaching basic commands.

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.

Behavior Modification 

In-Home Behavior Modification

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

AKC CGC & Basic Obedience Class

4 & 6 week Group Obedience Classes 

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

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.

Service & Special Task Training

In-Home Service & Specialty Needs

This training is focusing on tasks the dog can perform tailored to your specific needs.

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.

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.

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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... 

Current In-Home Private Lesson students

Current AKC CGC Group Classes
Current AKC STAR Puppy Group Classes
Holiday's & Pup Portraits 
A few of my Prior Private In-Home students
Fun Agility Group Class

Prior Adult Group Classes