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In The Media


In addition to the Newpaper articles listed below, Vicky’s classes are internationally shown on an episode of Animal Planet’s “Emergency Vets”; Haines has performed tricks on WB2 News; and Greg Moss of 9News produced a segment “Canine Custody” featuring Vicky and her dog Bronco! Vicky also did a puppy training series for Fox News.
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BRONCO IS TOP DOG AT GOODSON


By Peter Jones, Staff Writer

Reprinted with permission from the Littleton Independent & Centennial Citizen.It’s a dog day afternoon at a bank lobby in western Centennial.A tough named Bronco waits in line for the next teller, nervously clutching his checkbook between his teeth. A few bank customers are on to him. Something does not seem quite right.It is not every day that a Labrador retriever saunters into a financial institution and makes a deposit – much less at midday, when there is virtually no one waiting at the drive-through window.

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COMMUNITY NEWS:Local Dog, Owner make TV Debut on Animal Planet’s Pet Star Show


By Shawna Hickman, Staff Writer

Reprinted with permission from The Littleton Independent. Hollywood Bound – Black Lab Haines is a Hollywood star. Discovered at the People’s Fair earlier this summer, Haines will make his debut on Animal Planet’s Pet Star on September 19.
Black lab Haines is a Hollywood star.Discovered at the People’s fair earlier this summer, Haines will make his debut on Animal Planet’s Pet Star on Sept. 19.Owner Vicky Kirkland talked excitedly about the experience while Haines slept by her feet, oblivious to his fame.”I felt like a Hollywood Star,” the Littleton resident said. “I’m still floating.”
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AROUND TOWN: Frustrated dog owners click with new training method


From Shelley Lane

Reprinted with permission from The Villager.Doug Compton was at his wit’s end with his 2-year-old Labrador retriever, Hershey.According to Compton, after Hershey was attacked by a German shepherd that jumped a fence, she became very aggressive out on walks when another dog was within a couple of blocks. When Compton’s veterinarian referred him to Vicky Kirkland, a Dog Trainer in Littleton who practices “clicker” training, he was willing to try anything.
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She’s a Dog’s Best Friend


By Holly Cook

Published: 01.15.09.Vicky Kirkland’s dog, Bronco, shows off his trick of rolling up inside his blanket. Bronco has a diverse repertoire of tricks. Photo by Courtney Kuhlen. No one understands the phrase “it’s a dog’s life” more than Vicky Kirkland.The Littleton resident has made a business out of training dogs for the last 14 years.While the administrative success of her business recently earned her a spot in the 2008 Biltmore’s Edition of Who’s Who Among Executives and Professional Women, it’s her training techniques that earn her a spot in her clients’ hearts — and in this case, client equals dog.
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