ESCANABA - The Bay de Noc Kennel Club held dog obedience graduation in late May and a Labrador retriever named "Harley," owned by Colleen Owens, took first-place honors. Placing second was Kathy Nardi's golden retriever, "Remy." Third and fourth-place honors went to "Mylie," a hound mix owned by Rachael Johnson, and "Bruno," a rottweiler/Australian shepherd mix belonging to Randy and Kate Stine.
Other graduates were: Wendy Derouin and Australian shepherd mix, "Lily;" Judy Anderson and Labrador retriever, "Winston;" Eric Bessonen and German short-haired pointer, "Heidi;" Robert and Judy Westerlund and shepherd husky mix, "Ramsey;" Debbie Kuehl and border collie, "Milo;" Jody Bugay and morkie, "Vinny;" Ruth O'Toole and Tibetan terrier, "Dugan;" and Loretta Boucher and golden retriever, "Lucy Lu."
The next obedience class will start in September. For information or to register for classes in obedience, agility, clicker training, conformation or tracking, call Jean at 786-1719 or Pat at 474-6202.