Author Archive | julie

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Amazing!

We recently adopted a 40 lb, nine year old pointer-mix from the San Diego Animal Shelter (with no info on her background) and needed help seeing how she was with socialization and training.  Our dog had been very well trained by someone and has a sweet disposition, but has trouble being over-excited/anxious when meeting new […]

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I Would Recommend Her to Anyone

Julie is an amazing dog trainer. She not only works with the dog on basic obedience, she works with the humans when it comes to positive training techniques. She is very hands on with the 1 on 1 training and slowly introduces the dog to new environments. She also tells you proper etiquette for going […]

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On a Course of Calm Confidence

Very positive first encounter, and second and third….. Referred to us via (a boarding facility), our first trainer that was a real Human Being (not a book or TV) proved to be just the ticket!. We are long time Basset Hound owners, (all rescues), who would have known you could get a Basset to listen? […]

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Body Language

I was on a run the other day with my Standard Poodle and my Bichon-Shih Tzu mix (yes, the little one DOES like to run!) when a somewhat scary thing happened.  We were toward the end of our jog when I heard this panting behind me.  As I looked back, I saw a large, intact […]

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Easy Goes it to the Dog Park

For many people who live in San Diego, their favorite option to exercise their dog is to head to the local dog park where they can watch their dog run free and burn off some steam.  However, just getting there is not always a pleasant experience. Let’s see if this scenario sounds familiar – as […]

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January 16th – New Year, New Location, New Time

Starting January 16th, 2013, Out N’ About Dog Trainings’ Puppy Preschool Class has a new home. All classes will be at Posh Poodle Dog Grooming, in the heart of downtown La Mesa! Classes will continue to be open enrollment on Wednesday evenings. The start time has changed to 7:00 p.m. This class is for all […]

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Please Have a Seat

I love dogs.  I love to pet them, snuggle with them, watch them play, and, of course, train them.  But I do have my limits.  I also like my personal space. I like to be able to sit in my living room to visit with family and friends and decide if I want to pet […]

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Celebrate the 4th of July safely

The 4th of July is just around the corner, with fireworks that are inevitable with this great holiday.  However spectacular for humans, this can often be a stressful time for dogs.  Lisa Spector wrote a wonderful post with some wonderful tips!  Please take a few moments to check it out: http://positively.com/2012/06/10/10-safety-and-calming-tips-for-dogs-during-fireworks/ Enjoy your celebration!

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