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K-9 Dog Obedience Training

June 25, 2020

 

After developing a love for Huskies, it didn’t take much for Michael Kurtz to get into rescuing them. Seeing a need for a Husky rescue in the community, Michael works to find these beautiful dogs a new home, trains other dogs with existing homes, and turns some of his rescue dogs into service animals for our veterans. Learn more about Kurtz K-9 and their amazing programs for these gorgeous dogs in our community.

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