Four-legged grads complete obedience course

ESCANABA – The Bay De Noc Kennel Club held dog obedience graduation on April 30 and the graduates were: first place – Judy Akkala and Jack Russell terrier “Bud;” second place – Heath and Kylie Beckstrom and golden retriever “Albie;” third place – Jennifer and Melvin Anderson and hound/labrador “Lola;” and fourth place – Laura Strom and Boston terrier “Pippa.”

Also graduating were Jessica Kuper and husky mix “Shadow,” Kim and Jerry Brazeau and Doberman mix “Pippa,” Cyndi and Scott Hacker and Shetland sheepdog “Jazzmin,” Maddy Carlson and Labrador/Newfoundland “Rex,” Pat and Sally Manning and English cocker “Bobby,” and Sally and Pat Manning and English cocker “Eddy.”

Pictures of all the graduating dogs can be seen on the kennel club web site at on the obedience pages. The next obedience class, will start in September. For information or to register for classes call Pat at 474-6202.